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Dell Provides Cloud-Based Services to Merge Healthcare

Dell Provides Cloud-Based Services to Merge Healthcare Dell has been chosen as a preferred provider of cloud computing services, storage and enterprise hardware products for Merge Healthcare. Merge Healthcare, a provider of enterprise imaging and interoperability solutions, will leverage solutions from Dell to simplify information access, management and archiving among its portfolio of image interoperability…

Juniper Networks Unveils New Cloud-Based Environment

Juniper Networks Unveils New Cloud-Based Environment Juniper Networks has announced a first-of-its-kind cloud offering that is touted to revolutionize the way service providers and enterprises design, test and operate networks. Network operators can leverage the new virtual environment to create and run networks on-demand, which enables network modeling, testing and planning at a very large…

Citrix Improves Performance for Cloud Infrastructure

Citrix Improves Performance for Cloud Infrastructure Citrix Systems is improving scalability and performance for cloud infrastructure, desktop virtualization and networking through the release of XenServer 6. The most recent edition of Citrix server virtualization product line- XenServer 6- is a key component of the company’s cloud computing and virtualization strategy. XenServer delivers a highly-resilient, cloud-optimized…

U.S. SMBs High on Cloud-Based Business Applications

U.S. SMBs High on Cloud-Based Business Applications U.S. small and medium businesses (SMBs) are showing keen interest in cloud-based business applications, according to AMI-Partners’ latest U.S. SMB Cloud Services Study. Currently, the software-as-a-service customer relationship management (or, SaaS CRM) market represents 570,000 U.S. SMB firms. This market, says AMI is set to undergo double-digit year-over-year…

Toshiba Introduces Cloud-Based Backup Capabilities

Toshiba Introduces Cloud-Based Backup Capabilities Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD) has introduced its Canvio 3.0 portable hard disk drive (HDD) line featuring cloud-based backup capabilities and storage capacities of 500 gigabytes (GB), 750GB or one terabyte (TB). Equipped with pre-loaded backup software, the new Canvio 3.0 line comes with simple plug-and-play operation and is compatible…

Ruckus Wireless Expands Hotspots for “The Cloud”

Ruckus Wireless Expands Hotspots for “The Cloud” Ruckus Wireless will support the large-scale upgrade and expansion of nationwide Wi-Fi service from The Cloud. Recently acquired by BSkyB, the UK’s largest public access Wi-Fi provider has chosen Ruckus to supply advanced indoor wireless products and technology to this end. The Cloud offers Wi-Fi coverage across 12…

Corent Attains IBM’s Cloud Specialty Designation

Corent Attains IBM’s Cloud Specialty Designation Corent Technology has become the first cloud specialty technology provider partner to meet the rigorous certification criteria for the IBM Cloud Specialty designation.  A specialist in SaaS enablement software, Corent Technology, provides a proven and disruptive alternative to the expensive virtualization strategies often used for SaaS deployment. Corent notes…

Salesforce.com Further Democratizes the Service Cloud

Salesforce.com Further Democratizes the Service Cloud Salesforce.com has further democratized the Service Cloud by completing the acquisition of Assistly, an instant customer-service help desk built for the cloud. Assistly was acquired for about $50 million in cash, net of cash acquired. Salesforce.com also assumed Assistly’s unvested options and will issue restricted stock units to certain…

Cloud Gaming Pioneer 'OnLive' Launches Breakthrough Service at 'Eurogamer Expo' in London

Cloud Gaming Pioneer ‘OnLive’ Launches Breakthrough Service at ‘Eurogamer Expo’ in London London—22 September 2011 — OnLive, the pioneer of cloud gaming, launches its breakthrough on-demand video game service today at the 2011 Eurogamer Expo in London, bringing amazing new gameplay experiences to the UK. Gamers across the UK can sign up for free at www.onlive.co.uk…

AboveNet Enables Access to AWS Cloud Computing Platform

AboveNet Enables Access to AWS Cloud Platform AboveNet has become an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect Solution Provider to help provide high performance access to the AWS cloud platform. AboveNet, a provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, has signed an agreement with AWS to this end. The company notes that companies of all sizes…

Cloud Computing to Slice Data Center Energy Consumption by 2020

Cloud Computing to Slice Data Center Energy Consumption by 2020 Cloud computing is set to reduce data center energy consumption of 31% from 2010 to 2020, according to a recent report from Pike Research.  Pike Research is a market research and consulting firm that provides in-depth analysis of global clean technology markets. Its newly released…

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