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Metanga Enhances Microsoft Cloud Computing Adoption

Metanga Enhances Microsoft Cloud Adoption MetraTech, a provider of agreements-based billing and compensation solutions, has launched its multi-tenant software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based billing solution, on Microsoft Windows Azure. Known as Metanga, this solution will help Microsoft’s customers to monetize their Windows Azure offerings. It facilitates the adoption of Windows Azure to new audiences and also make Microsoft’s…

Research Report: Majority of enterprises to move to hybrid cloud by 2015

Research from Ipanema Technologies and Orange Business Services finds preferences for hybrid cloud, hybrid networking and Do-It-Yourself high amongst IT leaders June 22nd, LONDON: New research from Ipanema Technologies and Orange Business Services today reveals that 66% of enterprises plan to move to a hybrid cloud environment within the next four years. The study of…

Symphony Services Spins off SUMMUS Software

Palo Alto, Calif., June 21, 2011 – Symphony Services today announced it has established its award-winning IT service management offering, SUMMIT, as its own company.  The new company, SUMMUS Software Inc., will aggressively advance SUMMIT’s goals of driving significant improvements to distributed IT governance, service levels and productivity—while addressing global management challenges via the broadest…

Will Vivek Kundra’s Departure Affect Government’s Flight to the Clouds?

Will Vivek Kundra’s Departure Affect Government’s Flight to the Clouds? The online world is abuzz with news of the planned departure of the first Chief Information Officer (CIO) the US has ever had, and some have expressed fears that this may slow down the government’s aggressive adoption of cloud computing that Vivek Kundra had been…

IBM Extends Backup with New Cloud Services

IBM Extends Backup with New Cloud Services IBM has changed the way clients protect, store and retrieve their most critical data through its new cloud services. Disasters can cause significant damage to businesses and the company claims that the new IBM SmartCloud Resilience services allow clients to retrieve their most critical data in minutes versus…

Cloud Security News: Trend Micro, World's Fastest-Growing Leading Content Security Vendor

  CUPERTINO, Calif., June 20, 2011 – The latest independent Canalys study of worldwide enterprise security market share found that Trend Micro Incorporated  is the world’s fastest – growing leading content security vendor, with a 17 percent growth rate (Q1 2010 – Q1 2011). The Canalys study, “Canalys estimates, Enterprise Security Analysis, June 2011,” covers…

Liberate I.T. Establishes Cloud Presence in NZ with NetSuite

Liberate I.T. Establishes Cloud Presence in NZ with NetSuite Liberate I.T. will offer NetSuite’s cloud-based business management software suites to businesses in New Zealand. Partnership with NetSuite, a provider of cloud-based financials / ERP software suites, will allow Liberate I.T., to gain cloud presence in New Zealand. NetSuite was chosen for this agreement after a…

Google Apps Marketplace – Secure Cloud Bundle Launched

Secure Cloud Bundle Launched on the Google Apps Marketplace CloudLock, Backupify, and LTech have teamed on introducing the Secure Cloud Bundle on the Google Apps. The partners say that this collection of products has been designed to enhance data security, backup and IT administration for companies using Google Apps. “The decision to partner with CloudLock…


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From storage to processing – the cloud’s next step?

From storage to processing – the cloud’s next step?

What is the cloud’s next step? When speculating about where the cloud is heading next, we often think about extra security layers and how hybrid models might grow in prevalence. However, collaboration on the cloud is becoming more of a consideration as files grow. Could the cloud’s next big step be from mostly storage to…

Minimizing Downtime During Mergers & Acquisitions

Minimizing Downtime During Mergers & Acquisitions

Minimizing Downtime As economic conditions gradually improve, North American companies are starting to recover their confidence, and are looking beyond mere survival. A recent survey by KPMG focusing on mergers and acquisitions demonstrated cautious optimism, with 21 per cent of companies planning to initiate at least one acquisition this year, and 16 per cent planning for…

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5 Essential Cloud Tools for Your Innovative Business Why these cloudware tools are a must for any modern business Smart business owners are always on the lookout for ways to save money. One of the best ways is capitalising on some of the best free cloudware tools available to businesses. Sixty percent of small and medium…

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Forrester Research: The Keys to a Successful Deployment Desktop virtualization projects are transformational. They can dramatically minimize IT costs while better empowering workers with more ubiquitous access to the applications and data they need to be productive. In fact, according to recent research by Forrester, worker productivity when working remotely across multiple devices, increased 51%…


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