Cloud Computing Comparisons Between AWS, RackSpace and GoGrid Part 2

Cloud Computing Comparisons By Malick As we saw in Part 1, Amazon Web Services being the pioneer in Cloud Services (Please see our earlier post about this topic: Link1, Link2, Link3) it has become common practice to compare other services with AWS. Amazon started offering its windows service back in early 2009. As the cloud

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BigMachines and Salesforce.com Announce New BigMachines Configuration and Quoting Application

Cloudforce 2010 London SAN FRANCISCO & CHICAGO, Sep 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — –BigMachines Demonstrating New Solution at Cloudforce 2010 London BigMachines, the leading vendor in the configuration and quoting space, and salesforce.com, (CRM 119.00, -0.63, -0.53%) the enterprise cloud computing company, today announced BigMachines’ on-demand configuration, quoting and proposal application is now tightly integrated

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3PAR Partners With Dongbu CNI to Sell Utility Storage Systems in Korea

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA–(Marketwire – September 7, 2010) –  3PAR® (NYSE: PAR), the leading global provider of utility storage, announced today a partnership with Seoul-based Dongbu CNI to deliver 3PAR Utility Storage products and maintenance services to customers throughout Korea. 3PAR Korea, the company’s Korean subsidiary, chose Dongbu CNI due to its large, nationwide customer base

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Cloud Computing Comparisons Between AWS, RackSpace and GoGrid

Cloud Computing Comparisons Between AWS, RackSpace and GoGrid Windows Server Domination: It is no secret that most of the early cloud servers were in Unix flavors. However, in the recent past, there is a spate of new Windows cloud servers bursting out from leading cloud vendors. It is true that windows cloud servers, though they

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Mobile Cloud Computing Platform

Mobile Cloud Computing Platform. By Malick The IT world is always full of a never ending buzz! Recently when a group of techies were asked to name two emerging technologies that they hear a lot about that will definitely have an impact on their life, the answer was: Cloud Computing and Mobile Computing. The same

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Cloud Security Alliance’s Offers Certification

The Cloud Security Alliance’s Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) is now open for testing at www.cloudsecurityalliance.org/certifyme. The industry’s first user certification program for secure cloud computing, the CCSK is designed to ensure that a broad range of professionals with responsibility related to cloud computing have a demonstrated awareness of the security threats and best

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VMworld Was A Massive Success, Attracts Over 17000 Attendees. Discusses Next Event

VMworld Was A Massive Success, Attracts Over 17000 Attendees SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – September 3, 2010) – VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced the conclusion of its seventh annual VMworld® 2010 conference, which was held from Aug. 30 through Sept. 2 at the Moscone Center in San

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Practically Speaking about Amazon Web Services – Part 3

Practically Speaking about Amazon Web Services – Part 3 What is AMI and types of AMIs available in various regions? Amazon Machine Image is the basic unit of computing provided by Amazon Web Services Elastic Computing Cloud EC2. As we see in Virtualization, these are virtual appliances ready to be launched as Virtual Machines. These

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Cloud Computing Gaming Service OnLive Announces Wi-Fi Beta

Cloud Computing Gaming Service OnLive Announces Wi-Fi Beta PALO ALTO, CA–(Marketwire) – OnLive, Inc., the pioneer of on-demand, instant-play video games, today announced a host of major Labor Day updates to its Game Service that include a video game sale and the introduction of significant new features, including a service-wide Wi-Fi Beta rollout, along with

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HP’s Revised Proposal of $33 per Share Values 3PAR at $2.4 billion

HP Wins 3Par At $33, Beats Dell Until this morning, Dell and Hewlett-Packard were mired in a bidding war over 3Par, a leading provider of utility storage solutions for enterprises. With a final bid of $2.4 billion for the company, HP has emerged the winner. Below we highlight the significance of 3Par and how it

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Amazon AWS Lowers On-Demand and Reserved Prices

Amazon AWS Lowers On-Demand and Reserved Prices Effective immediately, we have lowered the On-Demand and Reserved prices for High Memory Double Extra Large (m2.2xlarge) and Quadruple Extra Large (m2.4xlarge) instances for Linux/UNIX and Windows by up to 19%. If you have existing Reserved Instances, your hourly usage rate starting September 1st will be lowered to

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Sony Challenges Apple ITunes with New Cloud Based Digital Service.

Sony Challenges Apple ITunes with New Cloud Based Digital Service. Sony has made an announcement at the at the IFA conference in Berlin. They have announced that they will be competing with Apple iTunes by offering an unlimited cloud-based music service which will be accessible through the PS3 and other cloud connected mobile devices.  This

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Salesforce.com Announces Cloudforce 2010

Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff to deliver keynote Global industry leaders from BMC and CA to present at 8th September event SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 01, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Salesforce.com  (CRM 116.40, +6.52, +5.93%) , the enterprise cloud computing company, today announced Cloudforce 2010: London, the largest cloud computing event in the UK. This

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Save $100 and join CloudTweaks at All About Mobile

Save $100 and join CloudTweaks at All About Mobile, the ISV conference for mobile business, produced by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) and taking place November 16-17, 2010 in San Jose, California. ISVs large and small have already begun to transition software and cloud-based applications for use on mobile devices. In fact, in

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