Cloud Computing and Google Docs

Why Cloud Computing? Imagine the absence of a power grid throughout the nation, necessitating the presence of a generator in every home for producing electricity. Seems inefficient, doesn’t it? Well, if so be the case, why do we have our computers filled with software we use intermittently? Wouldn’t it be meaningful to use software the same

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Cloud Service Provider Citrix To Acquire Netviewer

Creates powerful force to meet surging European demand for SaaS collaboration and IT services 12/17/2010 » SANTA BARBARA, USA and KARLSRUHE, Germany » Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS), has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Netviewer AG, a privately held European Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) vendor in collaboration and IT services.  Netviewer AG will become part

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Yes, the cloud even has some security benefits…

Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection Security is still cited as a main reason by your large, stodgy corporations for staying clear of cloud computing. And while the cloud does have its security challenges, there is one key security benefit that cloud computing offers — Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) protection. After all, you can

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Amazon S3 – Object Size Limit Now 5 TB

Amazon Blog Update: A number of our customers want to store very large files in Amazon S3 — scientific or medical data, high resolution video content, backup files, and so forth. Until now, they have had to store and reference the files as separate chunks of 5 gigabytes (GB) or less. So, when a customer

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Tutorial – Easily Install WordPress onto Rackspace Cloud Sites

Install WordPress onto Rackspace Cloud Sites in less than 5 minutes. WordPress is the most popular CMS system in the world due to rich features, plug-in selection and unlimited customization.  It also works very well in conjunction with RackSpace Cloud Sites. Here is a very quick and easy installation tutorial showing you the steps in

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Google eBooks Opens For Business…

New Cloud Store Discover more than 3 million Google eBooks from your choice of booksellers and devices Today is the first page in a new chapter of our mission to improve access to the cultural and educational treasures we know as books. Google eBooks will be available in the U.S. from a new Google eBookstore.

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Cisco and BMC Software Announce Strategic Alliance to Advance Cloud Computing

Companies Introduce New Integrated Cloud Delivery Platform to Enable Automation of Large-Scale Cloud Computing Infrastructures SAN JOSE, Calif., and HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 6, 2010 – Cisco and BMC Software today announced a strategic alliance to develop and market new solutions for large-scale multi-tenant cloud computing infrastructures.  Under the alliance, the two companies are aligning product

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Amazon Introduces New Service – Amazon Route 53

Amazon Route 53 Amazon AWS NEWS Dec 6th, 2010 We’re excited to introduce today a highly available and scalable Domain Name System (DNS) service – Amazon Route 53. It is designed to give developers and businesses a reliable and cost effective way to route end users to Internet applications by translating human readable names like

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Reminder: Cisco to Present Research on Cloud Computing Trends On Dec 7th and 8th

Cisco to Present Research on Cloud Computing, Virtualization and Data Center Trends On December 7 and December 8 Cisco will host two live Internet TV broadcasts to announce results of two separate studies that focus on cloud computing, virtualization, and the evolution of data centers. On December 7, Cisco will host “Network Service Providers as

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Amazon CloudWatch Offers Free Monitoring Metrics For EC2 Instances

(Update From Amazon Website) We’re excited to let you know that as of today, all Amazon EC2 instances come with free Basic Monitoring metrics from our Monitoring service, Amazon CloudWatch. You don’t need to do anything to make this happen. It’s there for you to use. Simply sign in to the AWS Management Console and

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20 Best Cloud Storage and Sharing Services – CloudTweaks

Here are 20 of our Favorite Cloud Computing Storage and Sharing Services Online Ubuntu One Is your personal cloud. But it’s not just about syncing files — whether you need to access your contacts, notes or bookmarks from any computer or the web, enjoy your favorite music from a cloud integrated store or stream your

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UPDATE: Amazon stops hosting WikiLeaks site, says U.S. lawmaker

Amazon Cloud Host stops hosting WikiLeaks site (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc has stopped hosting WikiLeaks’ website, which posted thousands of classified U.S. government documents this week, U.S. Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Joe Lieberman said on Wednesday. The move comes after Lieberman’s staff made inquiries to Amazon on Tuesday as reports surfaced that WikiLeaks had

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Engine Yard Announces Open Source Software Community Grant Program

Company Champions Open Source Developers With Funding SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – December 1, 2010) – Engine Yard, the leading cloud computing Platform-as-a-Service for Ruby on Rails, today announced the Engine Yard Open Source Software (OSS) Community Grant program. This program aims to help critical projects and OSS contributors gain traction while growing their user base

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Business Cloud Summit 2010 Conference Agenda

Business Cloud Summit 2010 Conference Agenda Public sector With the UK enduring a period of cut backs and tightened public sector budgets, Cloud Computing promises to transform the way public services are delivered to and accessed by citizens. The government remains committed to the establishment of Digital Britain to improve national competitiveness, while the implementation

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