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What Ails The Rackspace Stock?

What Ails The Rackspace Stock?

What Ails The Rackspace Stock? Rackspace US, Inc. (NYSE: RAX), a IT hosting company based in San Antonio, Texas, has long been a darling of the cloud computing industry. Established in 1998 and gone public in 2008, Rackspace is one of the early success stories of the cloud computing revolution. However, its recent stock performance,…

VMware Drives Cloud Computing for U.S. Federal Agencies

VMware Drives Cloud Computing for U.S. Federal Agencies VMware has experienced growing momentum for desktop virtualization in U.S. Federal agencies with VMware View, which enables IT to centralize software management, reduce hardware support and speed application deployment. The global specialist in virtualization and cloud infrastructure notes that its desktop virtualization solution enables people working in…

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…

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…

Dell Advances IaaS with Cloud Offering

Dell Advances IaaS with Cloud Offering Dell has introduced industry’s first OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service Cloud solution. The all new Dell OpenStack Cloud Solution is touted to further advance the adoption of open source Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). Dell OpenStack Cloud Solution integrates the OpenStack cloud operating system, cloud-optimized Dell PowerEdge C servers, the Dell-developed “Crowbar” OpenStack installer, and…

Practical Applications of Cloud Hosting

When compared to the traditional shared or dedicated server environment, the emergence of cloud hosting has presented a viable alternative for growing businesses looking for cost effective IT solutions. Understanding the Cloud By its nature, cloud computing is largely unencumbered by the deficiencies that are often associated with traditional servers. The cloud revolves around a…

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…

8×8 Introduces Cloud-Based Video Conferencing Service

8×8 Introduces Cloud-Based Virtual Room Service A new cloud-based video conferencing service from 8×8 is offering an easier, more flexible and significantly more affordable way to collaborate using voice, video and content. 8×8, a provider of innovative cloud communications and computing solutions, is offering these services to businesses of all sizes and claims that it…

KPI Deploys Cloud for Microsoft Windows Azure

KPI Deploys Cloud for Microsoft Windows Azure Full-service systems integrator and implementation consultancy Key Performance Ideas has deployed Star Command Center Cloud Service for the Microsoft Windows Azure Cloud platform. Star Analytics provides application process automation and integration software. Its founder and CEO, Quinlan Eddy noted that collaboration with Microsoft to serve enterprises running on…

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