IBM unit plans to hire 600 workers to help fill their 100,000-square-foot cloud computing center

New RTP center may draw up to $7.8M in state incentives DURHAM, Jul 09, 2010 (The Herald-Sun – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) – A subsidiary of IBM is planning to hire 600 workers and invest $3.7 million in a new process service center in Durham’s Research Triangle Park in the next two years. As

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3PAR Helps Smarsh Harness the Scalability of the Cloud

Industry’s Fastest-Growing Email Archiving Provider Gains Efficiency and Flexibility for Its Tier 1 SaaS Deployment REMONT, CA, Jul 07, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — 3PAR(R) (PAR 9.10, -0.30, -3.19%) , the leading global provider of utility storage, announced today that Smarsh, the managed service leader in secure, innovative, and reliable email archiving solutions, has deployed

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BMC Software Shifts Gears And Bets On The Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO (Dow Jones)-BMC Software Inc. (BMC) made its name doing the unglamorous work of streamlining corporate data centers. Now it is riding one of the technology industry’s biggest waves: cloud computing. Over the past 18 months, BMC has begun helping clients build and manage more than 150 cloud-based data centers. The company’s customers include

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EC2 Creators Strike Out on Their Own

Apparently the Silicon Valley-based Nimbula has been in stealth mode for over a year A couple of Amazon’s boys, credited with leading the development of EC2, have struck out on their own and launched Nimbula, whose purpose is to “blend EC2-like scale, agility and efficiency with private infrastructure customization and control.” Apparently the Silicon Valley-based

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NASDAQ and Xignite to Provide On-Demand Tick Data Via Cloud Computing Platform

Costs Expected to Fall for Back-Testing of Algorithmic Trading Systems NEW YORK and SAN MATEO, Calif., Jun 22, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.  (NDAQ 19.00, +0.00, +0.00%) , the world’s largest exchange company, and Xignite, Inc., the leading cloud services provider of on-demand data distribution technologies, today announced that NASDAQ

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Cloud Computing Company 'Savvis' buys Canada's Fusepoint in $124.5-million deal

St. Louis-based Savvis Inc., a cloud computing infrastructure company, said Tuesday it has agreed to acquire private Canadian IT services provider Fusepoint Inc. in a cash deal worth $124.5-million. Toronto-based Fusepoint operates three data centres in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal and recently reported annualized revenues of $47.4-million in its first quarter. In 2009, Fusepoint generated

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