HP Fuels Private Cloud Adoption

Announces Private Cloud Readiness Program, Cloud Boot Camp and Cloud Advisor team PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 25, 2010 HP today unveiled a Private Cloud Readiness Program consisting of self-assessment tools and a Cloud Boot Camp to be held during the VMworld conference next week at San Francisco’s Moscone Center. The company also announced a team

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HP launches $1.6 billion bid for 3PAR

Reuters| Mon Aug 23, 2010 NEW YORK: Hewlett-Packard Co launched a $1.6 billion bid for data storage company 3PAR Inc on Monday, topping an offer by technology rival Dell Inc. HP bid $24 a share for 3PAR, about 33 percent more than Dell planned to pay in a deal announced a week ago. At the

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Cloud Security – Intel buys security software firm McAfee for $7.68B

Intel announced today that it will acquire McAfee, maker of anti-virus and other security software, for $7.68 billion in cash, or $48 per share. The per share price is 60 percent more than McAfee’s $29.93 closing price on Wednesday. McAfee shares jumped 58 percent after the deal was made public to $47.42 in pre-market trading,

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3rd Cloud Computing World Forum Asia

Cloudtweaks is now the official knowledge partner of The Cloud Computing World Forum. Visit their site for upcoming event information. Title: 3rd Cloud Computing World Forum Asia Date: November 17 & 18, 2010 Location: The Mira Hotel, Hong Kong The Cloud Computing World Forum Asia will take place on the 17th – 18th November 2010

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Amazon RDS (Relational Database Service)has added new features

Amazon RDS has added new features that further reduce the management burden of running highly available and reliable MySQL databases: SSL Support – Amazon RDS now generates an SSL certificate for each DB Instance, allowing you to encrypt your DB Instance connections for enhanced security. Reserved Database Instances – Make a one-time up-front payment for

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Dell pays $1.15 bln for storage company 3PAR

Aug 16 (Reuters) – Dell Inc (DELL.O) said on Monday it plans to buy data storage company 3PAR Inc (PAR.N) for $18 per share in cash, or $1.15 billion, extending its storage product offering for cloud computing. The deal marks an 87 percent premium over 3PAR’s Friday closing price. It is expected to close by

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CA Technologies Acquires Virtualization and Cloud Infrastructure Consulting Firm

4Base Technology Will Help Customers Move Quickly, Pragmatically and Successfully from Virtualization to Cloud by Providing Strategic Advice and Implementation Expertise ISLANDIA, N.Y., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — As part of its continued investment in virtualization and cloud management, CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) today announced the acquisition of privately-held 4Base Technology, a virtualization and cloud infrastructure

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Gladinet Provides Cloud Backup Solution for Major Cloud Storage Services

Backup corporate data to AT&T Synaptic Storage, Windows Azure, Mezeo, Nirvanix, Google Storage, Amazon S3, and more FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ — All companies understand the necessity of backing up corporate data. Yet many struggle to find a backup solution with easy access to the cloud storage service of their choice. That’s why

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The HP Software Cloud Computing Tech Day – September 9th and 10th, 2010

CloudTweaks is pleased to announce that we’ve been invited to attend The “HP Software Cloud Computing Tech Day” on September 9th and 10th, 2010. This event will take place at the HP campus in Cupertino, California and has been organized by the folks at Ivyworldwide.com. We are one of a select few cloud related sites

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Cloud-based solutions – When to plug business cracks with technology

When a small business first starts up, there’s a good chance everything it needs resides on the founder’s PC. Customer lists might be in word processor documents or spreadsheets, and assets are probably scarce enough to be tracked on paper. But as the business grows and additional staff and computers are added, especially if they’re

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