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Early Adopters Now Running 60 to 70 Percent of Business Applications in the Cloud

Armada Group and Cloud.com Convene Executive Advisory Council to Bring Together Leading Cloud Innovators SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – October 1, 2010) –  Cloud computing innovators from Armada, Cloud.com, RightScale, Apigee and enStratus hosted the first Executive Advisory Council on Cloud Computing during VMworld 2010 in San Francisco, concluding that early adopters are now deploying 60…

Intermedia Reports Cloud Email Users More Likely to Connect via Smartphones

NEW YORK, NY, Sep 30, 2010 (MARKETWIRE) — Intermedia, the world’s largest Microsoft Exchange hosting provider, reports that 50 percent of the employees at the small and medium-sized businesses that the company supports use smartphones to access their email. This is in contrast to a recent survey Intermedia conducted with Harris Interactive, which found that…

Verizon Business Furthers Cloud Strategy Through Global Data Center Expansion

Expanded Facilities to Accommodate Increased Customer Demand for Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud Services BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ – To meet the increasing demand for the full range of cloud services, Verizon Business is enhancing its data centers around the globe.  Within the next year, Verizon Business will expand its flagship cloud computing…

Cable&Wireless Worldwide Selects Cisco’s Unified Computing System for its Enterprise Cloud Computing Platform

Cable&Wireless Worldwide LONDON, September 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ Cable&Wireless Worldwide has selected Cisco’s Unified Computing System (UCS) as its next-generation data centre platform to deliver an enterprise cloud computing solution held within the Wide Area Network (WAN). Accessed through C&W Worldwide’s next-generation network, it is specifically designed to facilitate the security, compliance, control and availability requirements…

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…

Bluewolf Named Top Cloud VAR by Everything Channel’s CRN Magazine

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwire – September 27, 2010) –  Bluewolf (www.bluewolf.com), a leading agile business consulting firm, today announced it has been recognized as one of the “30 Cloud VARs That Get It” by Everything Channel’s CRN Magazine. Everything Channel’s editorial team has been reporting daily on cloud news and ferreting out the solution providers on…

Orange Business Services, Cisco, EMC and VMware to Pave the Way for Easy Cloud Computing Adoption

Companies form a global business alliance to address enterprise cloud computing needs PARIS & SILICON VALLEY, Calif. & HOPKINTON, Mass., Sep 27, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Orange Business Services together with Cisco, EMC and VMware have formed a business alliance, called Flexible 4 Business, to offer end-to-end cloud computing services for enterprises. This business alliance…

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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