State of Minnesota Signs Historic Cloud Computing Agreement with Microsoft

State of Minnesota Signs Historic Cloud Computing PRESS RELEASE St. Paul, MN—In an effort to deliver technology services as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible, the State of Minnesota’s Office of Enterprise Technology (OET) signed a groundbreaking enterprise-wide service agreement with Microsoft last week. The agreement calls for the State’s Enterprise Unified Communications and Collaborations services

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HP, Intel and Yahoo! Attract Additional Contributors to Open Cirrus Cloud Computing Test Bed

PITTSBURGH, Sep 27, 2010 (Source: BUSINESS WIRE) — HP, Intel Corporation and Yahoo! Inc. today announced that four new organizations will join Open Cirrus(TM), a global, multiple data center, open source test bed for the advancement of cloud computing research. The announcement coincides with the fourth Open Cirrus Summit, hosted by Carnegie Melon University and

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SAP Interview With CloudTweaks

SAP Discusses First Native Cloud Application CloudTweaks.com had an opportunity this week to speak with Rahul Sood, SVP, SAP Carbon Impact product management, Technology and Innovation Platform.  SAP recently released an enhanced version of SAP Carbon Impact OnDemand 5.0.  It is SAP’s first native cloud application,  and is designed to help companies  reduce their energy and

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HP to Create and Deliver Paul McCartney’s Digital Library via Private Cloud

HP and McCartney’s company, MPL, to revolutionize the fan experience PALO ALTO, Calif., and LONDON, Sept. 22, 2010 HP and McCartney Productions Limited (MPL) today announced an agreement to digitize and deliver the library of legendary musician Paul McCartney via a private cloud. McCartney has one of the most comprehensive libraries of any artist, much

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CloudTweaks Goes To California – The HP Cloud Tech Day

The HP Cloud Tech Day Anthony Park is our representative at the “HP Cloud Tech Day” and he will be sending us updates along the way. In his words. “The campus in Cupertino is a testament to HP’s commitment to Development. The invited Bloggers from around the world aside for CloudTweaks include two writers from

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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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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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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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SingTel and Optus Selected to Join VMware vCloudTM Datacenter Service Program

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – September 1, 2010) –  Today at VMworld 2010, Vmware (NYSE: VMW) and SingTel announced that SingTel and its Australian subsidiary, Optus, are the first telecommunications operators in Asia Pacific to be selected to join the VMware vCloud™ Datacenter Service program. SingTel’s VMware vCloud™ Datacenter Service is designed and certified to be

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10 Hot Cloud Reseller Partner Programs

10 Hot Cloud Reseller Partner Programs Here is a list of 10 Hot Cloud Computing Reseller Programs on the internet.  If we missed you don’t worry about it I’m sure we’ll hear from you. You can expect this list to be updated regularly. so if you have a program that you believe is worthy of

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The Business Cloud Summit promises to be the UK’s premier Cloud event of 2010

The Business Cloud Summit 2010 – 30 November, London, England Visit our Event Partner for more information on this great Event. The Business Cloud Summit 2010 will be Europe’s Cloud Computing event of the year. Unfolding over one day, it will comprise two highly focused streams, exploring current and future Cloud Computing issues in both

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NetApp Alliance Partner, Showcases Cloud Orchestration Technology at VMworld 2010

SANTA CLARA, CA–(Marketwire) –  Gale Technologies, a leading provider of innovative software solutions that simplify and automate IT resource provisioning and workflow orchestration for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions, today announced its participation at VMworld® 2010 San Francisco, August 30 – September 2, 2010, where it will showcase its award-winning cloud orchestration and data center automation solution,

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HP Launches CloudStart to Fast Track Private Clouds

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 30, 2010 HP today announced HP CloudStart, the industry’s first all-in-one solution for deploying an open and flexible private cloud environment within 30 days. Built on an HP Converged Infrastructure, HP CloudStart simplifies and speeds private cloud deployments. Consisting of hardware, software and services, HP CloudStart empowers businesses to deliver pay-per-use services

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The Week Ahead – 3 Part Series Called:”Practically Speaking about Amazon Web Services”

CloudTweaks Update In the coming weeks CloudTweaks will be going through some continued developments to offer our readers a more international perspective. We’ve added some new contributors to our team. Malick and AWS expert from Chennai, India, will be adding a 3 Part Series called:  “Practically Speaking about Amazon Web Services” starting on Monday. Nimantha

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