Harnessing Data Center Heat to Warm Houses

Harnessing Data Center Heat to Warm Houses Cloud computing and energy consumption have a tumultuous relationship. While proponents of cloud computing believe that it not only saves energy (See: How Green Is Cloud Computing?) but also reduces expenses (See: Saving Money on Energy by Going on the Cloud ), opponents say that the technology merely

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The Hottest New Cloud Computing Startup: Nebula

The Hottest New Cloud Computing Startup: Nebula Startups in cloud computing attracting a lot of attention, both from the tech media and the investment community, are nothing new. While I have covered two such companies in earlier articles (See: Venture Capitalists Flock To Cloud Computing Startup  and What Bromium’s Funding Means for Cloud Security), this

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CSC and Aria Systems Accelerate Cloud Subscription Billing

CSC and Aria Systems Accelerate Cloud Subscription Billing CSC and Aria Systems have signed a global agreement to collaborate on cloud subscription billing and recurring revenue management.  CSC, a global provider of technology-enabled business solutions and services, has adopted the Aria Systems platform as the foundation of a cloud-based digital monetization service. As per the

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Nefsis Supports Live PDF Sharing with Video Conferencing Cloud

Nefsis Supports Live PDF Sharing with Video Conferencing Cloud Cloud-based HD video conferencing sessions from Nefsis now support live sharing of portable document format (PDF) files.  The online services innovator has allowed videoconference participants to share, annotate, and save multipage PDF documents on-the-fly at the click of a mouse. Nefsis claims this entire process is

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NetApp Joins Commission of Experts to Provide U.S. Government With Road Map to the Cloud

NetApp Joins Commission of Experts to Provide U.S. Government with Road Map to the Cloud Cloud Technology Is Fundamental to America’s Continued Growth and Success; Many Government Organizations Already Leveraging NetApp as Foundation for the Cloud SUNNYVALE, Calif.—July 27th, 2011—The pathway to the cloud for the U.S. government is critical to America’s continued growth and

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Alibaba Cloud Computing Unveils Mobile Cloud Operating System

Alibaba Cloud Computing Unveils Mobile Cloud Operating System BEIJING July 28th, 2011–Alibaba Cloud Computing (“AliCloud”), developer of advanced data-centric cloud computing services and a subsidiary of Alibaba Group, has unveiled its internally developed cloud-based mobile device operating system, “Aliyun OS.” The K-Touch Cloud-Smart Phone W700, the first mobile phone powered by the cloud OS, was

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How Private Cloud is Changing Business

How Private Cloud is Changing Business The economic crisis of the last four years and the austerity measures that followed  have forced businesses large and small to assess their budgets and spending in areas including IT. The recovery from the latest financial crisis has coincided with the growth in popularity of cloud computing – essentially

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Saving Money on Energy by Going on the Cloud

Saving Money on Energy by Going on the Cloud You’ve often heard of the expression, “It’s all about the money, honey.” Ultimately, that’s what most businesses are about. And this relates to environmental consciousness as well. Show a business that it can save money by being environmentally friendly, and you will have a much higher

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Security as a Service: The Cloud Alternative

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Security as a Service: the cloud alternative The malware storm puts businesses in a corner bounded by security, performance, and cost—is there a way out? Yes there is—and fittingly, it leads right back to the Web. Security as a Service, or SaaS, is a comprehensive set of security applications, delivered to clients as services through

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YouSendIt Launches New Services For Business Collaboration in the Cloud – Anytime, Anywhere

YouSendIt Launches New Services For Business Collaboration in the Cloud – Anytime, Anywhere First cloud collaboration service to offer integrated approach for sending, sharing & signing documents online, with unlimited storage July 26, 2011 — Campbell, Calif., – YouSendIt, Inc., a leader in cloud-based collaboration services, today significantly expands its services for an increasingly distributed

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Amcom Provides Hosted Cloud Services to Australian University

Amcom Provides Hosted Cloud Services to Australian University Amcom Telecommunications has signed a $9 million contract to provide hosted Cloud services to The University of Western Australia (UWA).  The initial contract is for 3 years and has options for extending. Under the agreement, Amcom will deliver its hosted Cloud solution to UWA that will benefit

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Min.us Cloud File Sharing Service Acquires Domain Name Minus.com for $115,000

Cloud File Sharing Service Min.us has acquired the domain name ‘Minus.com’ $115,000 Minus is a cloud-based, out of the box, straight-forward file sharing platform which allows the users to upload and share photos, music, videos, PDFs and more… The site is focused on making everything simple and naturally convenient for the users. The site looks, sounds, interacts

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Changing Business with Cloud Computing

Changing Business with Cloud Computing In today’s business climate, instant adaptation and scalability is critical. Planning and preparing for increased web traffic, spikes in the use of computer resources, disaster recovery, and day-to-day business operations is key. Loss of business due to system overload or breakdown leads not only to loss of revenue and customer

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IBM Cloud Transforms Business Operations in the State of Vermont

IBM Cloud Transforms Business Operations in the State of Vermont IBM cloud services and Silanis’ electronic signature technology are transforming business operations for the State of Vermont. Cloud computing has transformed business operations to improve efficiencies, boost profits and allowed the State to more cost effectively collaborate with vendors.  IBM notes that the State of

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