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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…

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…

Min.us Cloud File Sharing Service Acquires Domain Name Minus.com for $115,000

Cloud File Sharing Service Min.us has acquired the domain name ‘Minus.com’ $115,000 Minus is a cloud-based, out of the box, straight-forward file sharing platform which allows the users to upload and share photos, music, videos, PDFs and more… The site is focused on making everything simple and naturally convenient for the users. The site looks, sounds, interacts…

IBM Cloud Transforms Business Operations in the State of Vermont

IBM Cloud Transforms Business Operations in the State of Vermont IBM cloud services and Silanis’ electronic signature technology are transforming business operations for the State of Vermont. Cloud computing has transformed business operations to improve efficiencies, boost profits and allowed the State to more cost effectively collaborate with vendors.  IBM notes that the State of…

Monster.com Launches Cloud-Based Search and Analytics Platform

Monster.com Launches Cloud-Based Search and Analytics Platform Monster.com has announced the release of the world’s first cloud-based semantic search and analytics platform for managing companies’ own resume databases. Known as SeeMore, the new release is built on Monster’s multi-patented, highly successful 6Sense semantic search technology. Monster.com is a popular job matching engine and flagship brand…

VMworld® 2011, the Leading Virtualization and Cloud Computing Event of the Year

VMworld® 2011, the Leading Virtualization and Cloud Computing Event of the Year, Heads to Las Vegas and Copenhagen PALO ALTO, Calif., July 21, 2011 — VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced that VMworld® 2011 makes its return to Las Vegas August 29th through September 1st at The Venetian…

LifeSize Optimizes HD Video Conferencing System for Cloud-Based Platforms

LifeSize Optimizes HD Video Conferencing System for Cloud-Based Platforms LifeSize has optimized an HD video conferencing system for cloud-based platforms with plug-and-play technology.  Known as LifeSize Passport Connect, this solution is offered at a price that can enable broader deployments for telecommuters and remote office. LifeSize, a division of Logitech, says that its new release…

Reminder: OSCON (Open Source Convention) Event

CloudTweaks is pleased to be a Media Partner of the OSCON Event on July 25-29, 2011 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. For 13 years, OSCON, the O’Reilly Open Source Convention, has put open source to work building the future. OSCON’s program encompasses 20 tracks to explore all things open source. New tracks have…


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5 Considerations You Need To Review Before Investing In Data Analytics

5 Considerations You Need To Review Before Investing In Data Analytics

Review Before Investing In Data Analytics Big data, when handled properly, can lead to big change. Companies in a wide variety of industries are partnering with data analytics companies to increase operational efficiency and make evidence-based business decisions. From Kraft Foods using business intelligence (BI) to cut customer satisfaction analysis time in half, to a…

From storage to processing – the cloud’s next step?

From storage to processing – the cloud’s next step?

What is the cloud’s next step? When speculating about where the cloud is heading next, we often think about extra security layers and how hybrid models might grow in prevalence. However, collaboration on the cloud is becoming more of a consideration as files grow. Could the cloud’s next big step be from mostly storage to…

Minimizing Downtime During Mergers & Acquisitions

Minimizing Downtime During Mergers & Acquisitions

Minimizing Downtime As economic conditions gradually improve, North American companies are starting to recover their confidence, and are looking beyond mere survival. A recent survey by KPMG focusing on mergers and acquisitions demonstrated cautious optimism, with 21 per cent of companies planning to initiate at least one acquisition this year, and 16 per cent planning for…

The Most Powerful Free Cloudware Tools Available to Modern Businesses

The Most Powerful Free Cloudware Tools Available to Modern Businesses

5 Essential Cloud Tools for Your Innovative Business Why these cloudware tools are a must for any modern business Smart business owners are always on the lookout for ways to save money. One of the best ways is capitalising on some of the best free cloudware tools available to businesses. Sixty percent of small and medium…

4 Things To Know Before Virtualizing Your Desktops

4 Things To Know Before Virtualizing Your Desktops

Forrester Research: The Keys to a Successful Deployment Desktop virtualization projects are transformational. They can dramatically minimize IT costs while better empowering workers with more ubiquitous access to the applications and data they need to be productive. In fact, according to recent research by Forrester, worker productivity when working remotely across multiple devices, increased 51%…


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