The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Propositions

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Free Cloud Based Research Materials Now Available

Whitepapers, Case Studies, Webinars and more… CloudTweaks has been busy with a number of fantastic new developments over the past several months.  One of the new developments is our cloud computing research directory and vendor list. In addition to our articles, we are now offering 1000’s of free cloud resources (white papers, case studies, webinars

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Meraki Releases Cloud-managed Router, Introduces NaaS Program

Meraki Releases Cloud-managed Router By Kiril Kirilov of CloudTweaks San Francisco-based cloud networking company Meraki unveils the Meraki MX series cloud-managed routers, the company said in a press release. The new models MX50 and MX70 feature cloud-based centralized management, a firewall, internet gateway service, and application traffic shaping. The new routers are a step forward

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Symphony Services to Present at Needham Growth Conference

Chief Executive Officer Sanjay Dhawan to Highlight Significant Market Opportunities Tied to Migrating Major Enterprise Applications to the Cloud PALO ALTO, CA and BANGALORE, INDIA–(Marketwire – January 13, 2011) – Symphony Services, a leader in software product engineering services, today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Sanjay Dhawan, will present at the upcoming 13th Annual

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Amplidata Attacks U.S. and World Cloud Market with AmpliStor

Top 25 European Cloud Computing Rising Stars: Amplidata Over the next month CloudTweaks will be presenting a series covering “25 growing cloud computing start-ups in Europe”. Some of these promising start-ups are in their initial stage of development while others are already gaining strength and market share in the global market for Cloud Computing services.We

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Ubuntu Expands Cloud Support

Ubuntu Expands Cloud Support By David Schofield of CloudTweaks The forthcoming launch of Natty Narwhal (version 11) of Ubuntu will see the addition of OpenStack support APIs into the kernel in addition to the support that already exists for Eucalyptus and Amazon EC2 clouds. This will expand the Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud offering in the private

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2011 Trends in Cloud Migration

2011 Trends in Cloud Migration By Sunil Gupta, SVP & Head of Service Lines, Symphony Services and CloudTweaks contributor Cloud Migration was one of the key trends of 2010 and it is very likely to accelerate during 2011 and beyond. Many cloud vendors and service providers have come up with interesting solutions to facilitate this task

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Oracle On Cloud Computing Road Trip Around The World

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Cloud Computing Road Trip Oracle may be a comparatively late entrant into the cloud computing arena, but it is certainly making up for lost time with enthusiasm. According to its website, the data warehousing giant is on a cloud computing road trip around the world that will position its products and services to potential clients.

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Does Gartner understand cloud computing?

Does Gartner understand cloud computing? By Simon Ellis of Labslice – CloudTweaks Contributor I like the Gartner Magic Quadrant. It provides for a quick overview of a specific domain, lists the key players and assigns them a high-level effectiveness rank. It’s a great tool, and also a very dangerous one. For those who understand a

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BlackBerry Seeks To Appease Indian Government With Cloud Computing Solution

Blackberry Cloud Computing Solution? By Sourya Biswas BlackBerry manufacturer RIM (Research In Motion) and the Indian government have been at loggerheads for some time now due to the latter’s insistence on monitoring BlackBerry data citing security concerns. With such data being stored on servers outside India, the country’s security agencies could not access it leading

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Sourcefire Aquisition – Now competitor in the cloud based anti-virus market

Sourcefire Acquires Cloud-based Anti-virus Maker Immunet for USD 21 Million By Kiril Kirilov Cybersecurity solutions provider Sourcefire has acquired Immunet, a cloud-based anti-virus start-up, in a deal worth USD 21 million, the two companies said in a press release. Massachusetts-based Sourcefire is to pay initial USD 17 million in cash while the rest of the sum

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Crunchie Awards Finalists – Best New Cloud Start Ups

Best New Cloud Start Ups The Annual Crunchie awards is hosted and put together by TechCrunch, GigaOm, and VentureBeat. Listed are the finalists in each category Best Internet Application ChartBeat Greplin Pandora Rdio Ujam Best Social App Cityville Dailybooth Foursquare GroupMe Twitter Best Social Commerce App Blippy Groupon Jetsetter LivingSocial One King’s Lane ShopKick Best

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Google Wins Court Ruling Against Microsoft In Cloud Computing Contract

Google Wins Court Ruling Against Microsoft In Cloud Computing Contract Microsoft and Google have never been the best of friends, and this mutual dislike has extended to their ventures in the cloud computing space as well. Both these technology behemoths fully realize the immense potential of cloud computing and have been intensely competitive in trying to

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Lower Amazon Prices – Cloud Support Package Breakdown

Lower Amazon Prices – Cloud Support Package Breakdown By CloudTweaks On January 6th 2011, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced some good news for users of the existing Premium Support offerings with a 50% usage pricing reduction. They have also added two new support plans; Bronze and Platinum to their existing Silver and Gold Premium Support

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