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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…

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…

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…

Will Vivek Kundra’s Departure Affect Government’s Flight to the Clouds?

Will Vivek Kundra’s Departure Affect Government’s Flight to the Clouds? The online world is abuzz with news of the planned departure of the first Chief Information Officer (CIO) the US has ever had, and some have expressed fears that this may slow down the government’s aggressive adoption of cloud computing that Vivek Kundra had been…

IBM Extends Backup with New Cloud Services

IBM Extends Backup with New Cloud Services IBM has changed the way clients protect, store and retrieve their most critical data through its new cloud services. Disasters can cause significant damage to businesses and the company claims that the new IBM SmartCloud Resilience services allow clients to retrieve their most critical data in minutes versus…

Liberate I.T. Establishes Cloud Presence in NZ with NetSuite

Liberate I.T. Establishes Cloud Presence in NZ with NetSuite Liberate I.T. will offer NetSuite’s cloud-based business management software suites to businesses in New Zealand. Partnership with NetSuite, a provider of cloud-based financials / ERP software suites, will allow Liberate I.T., to gain cloud presence in New Zealand. NetSuite was chosen for this agreement after a…

Burr Pilger Mayer Deploys Cloud Computing ERP Suites

NetSuite and California-based accounting and consulting firm Burr Pilger Mayer have partnered to launch new cloud computing practice. Both companies have signed a systems integrator (SI) deal to this end. NetSuite is a provider of cloud-based financials / ERP software suites. Following this deal, BPM will be able to build a cloud integration practice focused…

Dell: CEOs May be Expecting too Much from Cloud

Dell: CEOs May be Expecting too Much from Cloud IT professionals see huge potential in the Cloud, but say that CEOs may be expecting too much, according to a Dell sponsored survey of information technology (IT) professionals by independent market research firm, Marketing Solutions Corporation. The survey findings clearly reveal gaps between IT professionals and…

Microsoft Signs Statewide Cloud Deal with Delaware Schools

The Delaware Department of Education has chosen a cloud-based suite of easy-to-use services from Microsoft. Microsoft Live@edu, an innovative suite of online communication and collaboration tools will benefit students, faculty and staff in district and charter schools throughout the state. As per the agreement between the two organizations, about 20,000 faculty and staff will initially…

Apple Set to Unveil iCloud Services

Apple Set to Unveil iCloud Services Apple is set to unveil its new cloud service iCloud that is designed to improve how users can access content across different Apple devices. iCloud from Apple is expected to retain the company’s dominance in the smartphone and tablet markets and avoid customers to buy mobile devices from the…

IBM SmartCloud for Education, Now Available

IBM SmartCloud for Education, Now Available The IBM SmartCloud for Education services are now available to deliver advanced software, computer lab resources and services to students and researchers at schools, colleges and universities. This newly released set of cloud services and offerings from IBM can be deployed without the need for advanced IT expertise at…

Should You Be Concerned? A List of Recent Cloud Computing Failures – Intuit Goes Down

UPDATE: June 2nd, Intuit Goes Down… Based on a recent visitor tip to CloudTweaks. FYI — Intuit is in the midst of another payroll server outage right now (June 2, 2011) and it has been going on since noon yesterday, June 1st.  Hundreds of small business owners are outraged over the lack of service by…

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