Driving Business Productivity through DevOps + Cloud Computing

Driving Business Productivity through DevOps + Cloud Computing Software development and operations/systems administrators have been operating in a mutually opposing, yet beneficial, relationship. If software development teams are Ying, then system admins would be considered the Yang. X’s to O’s. In traditional IT departments, the development team aims to deliver new, innovative features to end-users

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Avnet Provides Cloud Solutions Demos to HP Partners

Avnet Technology Solutions has introduced its HP-designated Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE) at its Global Solutions Center in Chandler, Ariz. Avnet’s HP CCoE is built on a complete, integrated and open platform – HP’s CloudSystem.  This platform allows both businesses and service providers to build and manage services across private, public and hybrid cloud environments.

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Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps – Part 1

Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps -  Part 1 I’m enjoying work at the moment. Google and Microsoft are at each others throats again along with their well-wishers, supporters and haters. I’m none of these so I’m happy to monitor the arguments and in some cases the ridiculous, ill-informed rants of those who hate anything

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NEC Helps Customers Build Enterprise Hybrid Clouds

NEC Helps Customers Build Enterprise Hybrid Clouds NEC is enabling organizations to directly implement communication-as-a service delivery models as part of their private or hybrid clouds.  The company has announced the immediate availability of UNIVERGE Sphericall as a VMware software-based virtual appliance to this end. Because UNIVERGE Sphericall is adapted to a VMware software-based virtual

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SPCC Software Moves to the Cloud

SPCC software moves to the Cloud SAN FRANCISCO, California — June 27, 2011 — Locus Technologies (Locus), the industry leader in Web-based water, energy, and environmental software, announced today that it has expanded ePortal, its flagship product, to manage compliance, data and information for the EPA Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) rule. This introduces

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To the Cloud? – Developing a Cloud Migration Strategy

To the Cloud? – Developing a Cloud Migration Strategy Following the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference last year, it became pretty clear that cloud computing had risen to dominance. This was going to be the next big thing, and following Microsoft’s lead, the concept of “cloud” rose to the top of everyone’s mind. So it was

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Business School Delivers SAP Courses with IBM Cloud

Business School Delivers SAP Courses with IBM Cloud IBM is enabling a cloud-based service for Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee so it can deliver SAP-based courses to students.  The business school is using IBM software and hardware to automate and consolidate its data center operations. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is

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Wyse Introduces Version 2.1 of PocketCloud for iOS

Wyse Introduces Version 2.1 of PocketCloud for iOS Global Cloud Client Computing specialist Wyse Technology is elevating the iPad experience by introducing version 2.1 of its free PocketCloud for iOS application. Featuring a tablet-optimized interface, PocketCloud 2.1 leverages the larger screen and also improves performance for all devices. PocketCloud provides a high quality remote access

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Cloud-Based Contracting Builds Business

Cloud-Based Contracting Builds Business Most of us have a perpetual pile of paper somewhere on our desks. The individual items in that stack might change from day to day, but much of it sits for quite some time before it attracts our attention. For organizations dependent on contract completion, that omnipresent pile of paper is

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