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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SITA and Orange Business Services join forces to build a global cloud computing infrastructure

SITA and Orange Business Services join forces to build a global cloud computing infrastructure Brussels – June 22, 2011 – SITA, the air transport industry IT specialist, and Orange Business Services, the leading global integrated communications service provider for businesses, have agreed to jointly build a global, high performance, managed cloud computing infrastructure. Each partner

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Why The Next Medical Revolution Needs Cloud Computing

Why The Next Medical Revolution Needs Cloud Computing For some time now, genomics or the study of genes has been branded as the possible playing field for the next medical revolution. Indeed, some believe that genomics can have as much an impact on human civilization this century as computers did in the previous one, with

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35 Cloud Computing Reseller Partner Programs – Business Opportunities

Here is a compiled list of 35 Cloud Computing Reseller Partner Programs now available. This is a small list that we’ve put together for individuals and companies looking to cash-in on some of the growing cloud computing opportunities available.   There are a number of other companies with partner opportunities not listed here and we will

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Metanga Enhances Microsoft Cloud Computing Adoption

Metanga Enhances Microsoft Cloud Adoption MetraTech, a provider of agreements-based billing and compensation solutions, has launched its multi-tenant software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based billing solution, on Microsoft Windows Azure. Known as Metanga, this solution will help Microsoft’s customers to monetize their Windows Azure offerings. It facilitates the adoption of Windows Azure to new audiences and also make Microsoft’s

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