Category Archives: Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing-based Solution Provides Easy Access to Historic Stock Data

NASDAQ OMX Offers Data-on-Demand Service on NASDAQDOD.com The NASDAQ OMX Group has launched NASDAQ Data-on-Demand, a new cloud computing solution that provides easy and flexible access to massive amounts of historical Level 1 tick data. NASDAQ Data-on-Demand eliminates the need to maintain ever-growing in-house databases and data management infrastructure. “Customers of NASDAQ Data-on-Demand are able…

Misys and Microsoft in Cloud Computing Alliance

LONDON, October 25, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Misys, the global application software and services company, announces a new strategic alliance with Microsoft Corp. The new initiative builds on last year’s mission-critical applications development alliance and will deliver Misys’ banking and capital markets applications via the Windows Azure cloud platform. Mike Lawrie, Chief Executive of Misys, believes…

Microsoft Corp has announced that it has partnered with Cloud.com

Open source cloud initiative embraces Microsoft virtualization platform. REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ — Microsoft Corp. today announced that it has partnered with Cloud.com to provide integration and support of Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V to the OpenStack project, an open source cloud computing platform. The addition of Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V provides organizations and…

Project Management in Amazon Private Cloud: Secure, Flexible and Cost-Effective

Project Management in Amazon Private Cloud: Secure, Flexible and Cost-Effective

Amazon Private Cloud: Secure, Flexible and Cost-Effective For a long time now, companies have been deploying project management software on local servers. Since all data is stored behind a corporate firewall, local software use ensures high-level data security. However, it has its considerable disadvantages too. In-house software deployment allows to access data from work place…

Cloudbuilding – Multiple personalities preferred

Cloudbuilding – multiple personalities preferred We have arrived to the point where our quest for understanding the terrain has provided us with a map, compass and a potential destination. You are now at the ”make it or break it-”point. Drawing up a credible implementation plan is a demanding task, not for the faint-hearted. I have…

U.S. General Services Administration selects CGI for multi-vendor

FAIRFAX, VA, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ – CGI Federal Inc. (CGI), a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A) has been selected as one of the 11 companies awarded a five-year, government-wide Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). The BPA…

Cloud Computing: Microsoft Windows Azure Part III

Microsoft Windows Azure Part III Read Part 2 Microsoft SQL Azure: Microsoft SQL Azure, another cloud service from Microsoft, brings robust RDBMS – Relational Database Management System, on pay per use basis. SQL Azure is a cloud database utility service from Microsoft data centers. SQL Azure can be used by both Cloud based Applications and Local Applications.…

Microsoft and NYC work together on Cloud Computing deal

Microsoft and NYC work together on Cloud Computing deal

New York City’s government is moving to Microsoft’s cloud A $20 million deal between the Bloomberg administration and the Redmond, Wash., computing giant announced Wednesday that it will consolidate software and hardware operated by individual agencies onto Internet-based computer “clouds.” They allow software, documents and other data normally stored on local hard drives and servers…

Cloud Computing: Microsoft Windows Azure Part I

Microsoft Windows Azure – Part I By now, almost everybody is convinced that cloud computing is here to stay; more applications are getting transformed from on-premises based data center to internet accessible data centers. The benefits of the same are far exceeding compared to the risk associated with it. While the cloud offering from Amazon…

Cloud Safari – investigate the surroundings

Investigate the surroundings “Live with your head in the clouds, as long as you keep your feet steadily planted on solid ground!” This is the shortest possible version of the initial investigative phase of your Cloud Safari. If you feel that things are all clear then stop reading now. I had a feeling you would…

Cloud Provider VMware, Reports Third Quarter 2010 Results

PALO ALTO, CA–(Marketwire – October 18, 2010) – VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced financial results for the third quarter 2010: Revenues for the third quarter were $714 million, an increase of 46% from the third quarter of 2009. GAAP operating income for the third quarter was…

Practically Speaking About Cloud Computing: IBM CloudBurst

IBM CloudBurst (Pre-Packaged Private Cloud) IT infrastructure, including computing and network gear, is usually architect in enterprises. This may also include virtualization technologies. This is mostly intended towards meeting business requirements. IT infrastructure Hardware vendors like: IBM, HP, Dell etc… Software vendors like: Microsoft, Oracle, Redhat and Networking vendors like: Cisco, Juniper and so forth…

Jobs In Cloud Computing Continue To Grow…

Mobile apps and cloud computing are arguably this year’s hottest tech trends – so it comes as little surprise that IT professionals expect those two areas to offer the most employment opportunities in the tech sector over the next five years. In a recent poll of 1,000 tech professionals conducted by IBM ( IBM ), 91…

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