Are Cloud Computing Service Providers Shirking Responsibility On Security?

Are Cloud Computing Service Providers Shirking Responsibility On Security? Former American President Harry S. Truman famously had a sign on his desk at the Oval Office with the phrase, “The Buck Stops Here!” It signified that it was the President who had to make the hard decisions and bear responsibility for them; he could not

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Red Hat Brings Cloud Scale and Agility to the Data-Tier

Red Hat Brings Cloud Scale and Agility to the Data-Tier Open source solutions provider Red Hat has announced the launch of a cloud-ready, highly scalable distributed data cache. Known as JBoss Enterprise Data Grid 6, the new release can deliver a range of benefits such as easing the load on database servers, reduction of response

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Cloud Computing Job Of The Day – Principal Software Engineer, Cloud Data Integration

Cloud Computing Job Of The Day – Principal Software Engineer, Cloud Data Integration     Informatica is the leading provider of data integration software and services. As a member of the Cloud server team, you will develop highly scalable, fault tolerant, distributed multi-tenant platform to deliver integration services. This architecture powers the industry’s first commercially

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How Much Can The US Government Save By Going To The Cloud?

How Much Can The US Government Save By Going To The Cloud? The government has often been accused of wasteful expenditure. Ask any average American citizen about government expenses, and there’s a good chance you will get a derisive response which also includes a strong opinion on why citizens should stop paying taxes because they

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Informatica Powers Hybrid IT With Cloud Data Integration

Informatica Powers Hybrid IT With Cloud Data Integration Informatica Cloud Summer 2011 Delivers Enterprise-Class Security and Management to Cloud Integration REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 3, 2011 – Informatica Corporation, the world’s number one independent leader in data integration software, today announced Informatica Cloud Summer 2011, a major new release of the award-winning cloud integration service. Cloud

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Cisco Cloud Addresses IT Demands for Industrial Training Institute

Cisco Cloud Addresses IT Demands for Industrial Training Institute Industrial training institute, SENAI Santa Catarina, has deployed the Cisco Unified Computing System and will use it to support the 35 SENAI branches in the state of Santa Catarina. The institution was searching for a solution with which it could expand its server farm to address

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Geminare Empowers Online Backup Industry with Introduction of Virtual Server Rapid Recovery

Geminare Empowers Online Backup Industry Transforms virtually all business-calibre online backup solutions into true Cloud-based Business Continuity May 2nd, 2011, Toronto, ON – Geminare, market leader in the Recovery as a Service space, today introduces Virtual Server Rapid Recovery (Rapid Recovery), a managed cloud-based solution designed to dramatically streamline the manual processes associated with system

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Reactions to the Amazon Cloud Outage and the Company’s Explanation

Reactions to the Amazon Cloud Outage and the Company’s Explanation The last two weeks have been the most difficult for cloud computing in general and Amazon Web Services in particular. The outage that left several online businesses non-functioning just before Easter.  The cloud has led to many analysis and debates. When Amazon finally came out

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How Early Is The Cloud Storage Market?

How Early is the Cloud Storage Market? Cloud storage and cloud computing are generating more and more interest as we move forward.  By looking at the Google Trends graph of “cloud storage”, we can see the search volume going up exponentially since 2008. However, if comparing “cloud storage” and “FTP” on the same graph, you

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Amazon Web Services Deployment The Right Way

Amazon Web Services Deployment The Right Way In general, when considering all things “cloud” it’s healthy to retain a skeptical mind set and avoid succumbing to hype. But the fallout from the recent Amazon Web Services (AWS) outage is actually a very positive sign for Cloud Computing. Sure some sites got taken completely down, including

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SAP Certifies HP as its Cloud Services Provider

SAP Certifies HP as its Cloud Services Provider HP Enterprise Services has become an SAP-certified global provider of cloud services in support of SAP solutions. HP specializes in providing standardized IT solutions and services based on shared resources via the internet. The company enables smooth delivery of SAP applications to clients in a scalable manner

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VMware Acquires Cloud-based Presentation Provider SlideRocket

VMware Acquires Cloud-based Presentation Provider SlideRocket Palo Alto-based cloud computing company VMware has announced the acquisition of San Francisco-based SlideRocket for an undisclosed sum. While the former focuses on virtualization and cloud infrastructure, the latter is a cloud-based online presentation application that produces slideshows and is used by over 20,000 customers and 300,000 users. Considering

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Lessons from the Amazon Cloud Outage

Lessons from the Amazon Cloud Outage Unless you have been living under the proverbial rock (or maybe a tropical paradise with no Internet connectivity), you must have heard about one of the greatest disasters of the cloud computing industry – Amazon’s Elastic Cloud Computing (EC2) outage that happened last week. Now, mistakes are a part

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