Six Critical Questions CIOs Should Ask Before Entering the Cloud

PRWeb Farmington Hills, MI (Vocus) August 3, 2010 Fear of the unknown is a powerful emotion. But when you’re an IT exec, fear of the unknown – particularly when you’re talking about moving into the cloud – really comes down to fear of making a costly mistake. To help its customers navigate through the cloud

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Japan Simplifies Cloud Data Centers With Juniper Networks

SUNNYVALE, CA, Aug 03, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) – Juniper Networks(R) (JNPR 28.10, +0.32, +1.15%) today announced that Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (IIJ) (IIJI 6.94, +0.20, +2.97%) (TSE1: 3774), one of Japan’s leading Internet access and network solutions providers, has adopted Juniper Networks EX Series Ethernet Switches in its data centers to support its newly

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UPDATE: Microsoft COO: ‘We Are Going To Lead With the Cloud’

SAN FRANCISCO (Dow Jones)–Cloud computing tops a four-point plan Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) has developed for maintaining its position in the business-software market, Kevin Turner, the company’s chief operating officer, said Thursday. “We are going to lead with the cloud,” Turner said at the Redmond, Wash. software giant’s analyst day. “It helps position Microsoft to sell

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Developers Rate IBM Top Private Cloud: Evans Data Corporation Survey

ARMONK, N.Y., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that its private test and development cloud was the top choice of developers in Evans Data Corporation’s Cloud Development Survey 2010. Evans Data Corporation’s Cloud Development Survey Report examines the concerns, intentions and current adoption of developers regarding deploying to and developing for public

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VMworld® 2010, the Leading Virtualization Event of the Year, Comes to San Francisco and Copenhagen

PALO ALTO, CA–(Marketwire – July 27, 2010) –  VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop through the datacenter and to the cloud, today announced that VMworld® 2010 makes its return to San Francisco Aug. 30 through Sept. 2 at Moscone Center and will also be held Oct. 12-14 at

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Compuware Publishes New Whitepaper and On-demand Webcast: Performance in the Cloud

Whitepaper and Webcast Detail How Companies Can Manage the Performance and Availability of Applications in the Cloud DETROIT, Jul 27, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — Compuware Corporation /quotes/comstock/15*!cpwr/quotes/nls/cpwr (CPWR 8.20, -0.06, -0.73%) has published a new whitepaper titled: “Performance in the Cloud.” The paper examines how companies can manage the performance and availability of applications

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Open Source Release of 'Hibari,' A Database for Big Data

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ — Gemini Mobile Technologies (″Gemini″) announced at ″Wireless Japan 2010″ in Tokyo that it will release Hibari (meaning ″Cloud Bird″ in Japanese) as open source. Hibari is a database optimized for the highly reliable, highly available storage of massive data, so-called ″Big Data.″ Hibari can be used in Cloud

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Skytap and Customer, Nuance Communications, to Speak on Cloud Computing at Burton Group (Gartner) Catalyst Conference

Skytap, Amazon EC2 and GoGrid Will Discuss Cloud Economics and Licensing SEATTLE, WA–(Marketwire – July 26, 2010) –  Skytap, Inc., the leading provider of self-service cloud automation solutions, today announced that Deanne Harper, senior manager of Speech University at Nuance Communications, and Sundar Raghavan, chief product and marketing officer at Skytap, will present at the

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Novell and Tencent Establish Joint Cloud Computing Laboratory in China

The FINANCIAL — Novell and Tencent on July 22 announced the establishment of a research laboratory in Shenzhen, China to jointly develop an Internet Data Center (IDC) cloud computing platform. Tencent, China’s largest Internet service portal with more than 480 million active users, is adopting SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server and PlateSpin Orchestrate as its auto-deployment system. As

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Developers Pick Google and IBM as Top Cloud Vendors, New Cloud Development Survey

Dublin, Jul 22, 2010 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) – Research and Markets(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3b43c9/cloud_development) has announced the addition of the “Cloud Development Survey 2010 v.1″ report to their offering. The Cloud Development Survey Report examines the concerns, intentions and current adoption of developers regarding deploying to and developing for public or private clouds. The report covers the

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