Cloud computing – the next industrial revolution

Article Credit to Scott Stewart (CIO) The term ‘Cloud computing’ continues to receive a lot of attention from the media, and within the IT industry there is perpetual debate on definitions and from vendors a relentless succession of press releases on their latest Cloud offerings. Cloud conferences are on the increase and every industry event

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Cloudbuilding – Multiple personalities preferred

Cloudbuilding – multiple personalities preferred We have arrived to the point where our quest for understanding the terrain has provided us with a map, compass and a potential destination. You are now at the ”make it or break it-”point. Drawing up a credible implementation plan is a demanding task, not for the faint-hearted. I have

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U.S. General Services Administration selects CGI for multi-vendor US$76M BPA for Cloud-Based Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

FAIRFAX, VA, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ – CGI Federal Inc. (CGI), a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A) has been selected as one of the 11 companies awarded a five-year, government-wide Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). The BPA

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Practically Speaking About Cloud Computing: Microsoft Windows Azure Part III

Microsoft Windows Azure Part III Read Part 2 Microsoft SQL Azure: Microsoft SQL Azure, another cloud service from Microsoft, brings robust RDBMS – Relational Database Management System, on pay per use basis. SQL Azure is a cloud database utility service from Microsoft data centers. SQL Azure can be used by both Cloud based Applications and

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Cloud Computing Market to Reach $25 Billion by 2013

Cloud Computing Market to Reach $25 Billion by 2013 ROCKVILLE, MD–(Marketwire – October 19, 2010) –  MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of Renub Research’s new report “Cloud Computing – SaaS, PaaS, IaaS Market, Mobile Cloud Computing, M&A, Investments, and Future Forecast, Worldwide” to their collection of Internet Applications market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=2807915

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Cloud safari – investigate the surroundings

Cloud safari – investigate the surroundings “Live with your head in the clouds, as long as you keep your feet steadily planted on solid ground!” This is the shortest possible version of the initial investigative phase of your Cloud Safari. If you feel that things are all clear then stop reading now. I had a

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Jobs In Cloud Computing Continue To Grow…

Mobile apps and cloud computing are arguably this year’s hottest tech trends – so it comes as little surprise that IT professionals expect those two areas to offer the most employment opportunities in the tech sector over the next five years. In a recent poll of 1,000 tech professionals conducted by IBM ( IBM ),

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Cloudcoke – successful strategic safari in the clouds

Cloudcoke – successful strategic safari in the clouds By Predrag Mitrovic of CloudTweaks The cloud hype is long gone. History. (European) reality is that most businesses and governments are starting to realize that the phenomenon holds a lot of substance in this post-hype phase. The new awakening is driving the demand for strategic advisory and

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Choosing your cloud – AppEngine, Azure or EC2…

Choosing your cloud By Simon Ellis /Contributor of CloudTweaks The pointy haired boss at your company will inevitably want you to look at cloud. But what most bosses don’t realize is that it’s not a simple “forklift operation” of moving existing code to a new platform. Choosing the right cloud can be a challenge with

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