CA Technologies Acquires Virtualization and Cloud Infrastructure Consulting Firm

4Base Technology Will Help Customers Move Quickly, Pragmatically and Successfully from Virtualization to Cloud by Providing Strategic Advice and Implementation Expertise ISLANDIA, N.Y., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — As part of its continued investment in virtualization and cloud management, CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) today announced the acquisition of privately-held 4Base Technology, a virtualization and cloud infrastructure

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Cloud Computing Maturity – How To Shift to Cloud-Based Technology

Cloud computing is still not mature enough to give a final verdict about its usability. However, there is no doubt that there is a constant paradigm shift to cloud based computing. Before you shift your business or infrastructure to cloud based technology, you must learn some of the basic concepts about cloud-based technology, about its

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Gladinet Provides Cloud Backup Solution for Major Cloud Storage Services

Backup corporate data to AT&T Synaptic Storage, Windows Azure, Mezeo, Nirvanix, Google Storage, Amazon S3, and more FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ — All companies understand the necessity of backing up corporate data. Yet many struggle to find a backup solution with easy access to the cloud storage service of their choice. That’s why

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Thunder in the cloud: $6 cloud-based denial-of-service attack

When you hear the rumble of thunder, then you know the storm is near. Two security researchers warned that cloud-based denial-of-service attacks are looming on the horizon. With $6 and a homemade “Thunder Clap” program, security experts David Bryan and Michael Anderson managed to take down their client’s server with the help of Amazon’s EC2

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RightNow Delivers First Customer Experience Cloud Platform

(Press Release ITWire Aug 11th) RightNow today unveiled the first customer experience cloud platform, RightNow CX Cloud Platform making it possible for organisations to create, extend and integrate mission-critical customer experience solutions in the cloud. The new RightNow App Builder opens up the RightNow platform, allowing RightNow clients and partners to create new customer experience

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Why Cloud Based Computing is the Best Practice to Adopt

Cloud based computing offers the most sought after advantages to corporations and all with reduced cost and easy implementation. With the passage of time corporations are becoming more specialized and skilled in their operations. Instead of doing everything themselves, they concentrate more on their specific area and get services from other vendors for related tasks.

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Datapipe Appoints Vice President of Cloud Strategy and Architecture

JERSEY CITY, NJ–(Marketwire – August 10, 2010) –  Datapipe, a leading provider of managed hosting and IT services, today announced the expansion of its leadership team with the appointment of Ed Laczynski as Vice President of Cloud Strategy and Architecture. He will be responsible for driving Datapipe’s cloud computing strategy and the architecture of new

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The HP Software Cloud Computing Tech Day – September 9th and 10th, 2010

CloudTweaks is pleased to announce that we’ve been invited to attend The “HP Software Cloud Computing Tech Day” on September 9th and 10th, 2010. This event will take place at the HP campus in Cupertino, California and has been organized by the folks at Ivyworldwide.com. We are one of a select few cloud related sites

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How to Run Your Entire Business Using Free and Low Cost Web Apps

Credit to John Jantsch at Openforum.com Software as a service (SaaS) and all things related to cloud computing have grown enormously popular for small business use of the last few years, and why not. Many of the services needed to run today’s businesses can be acquired for little of no cost and allow even the

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Dealing with the cloud’s threat to IT jobs

Cloud computing has created some great opportunities in IT, but many still consider cloud computing a threat to their livelihood It’s difficult to track cloud computing without stumbling upon a few stories about cloud computing coming in and pushing IT workers out. There’s also the threat that if they don’t adopt cloud computing, they’ll be

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myGPcloud Launches On-Demand, Cloud-Based ERP Solution

SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwire – August 9, 2010) –  RoseASP, one of Southern California’s largest providers of hosted Microsoft Dynamics solutions, today announced commercial availability of myGPcloud™, a Microsoft Dynamics enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution available on-demand in the cloud for the first time. Companies can register now at http://www.myGPcloud.com for a 30-day trial of a

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Cloud-based solutions – When to plug business cracks with technology

When a small business first starts up, there’s a good chance everything it needs resides on the founder’s PC. Customer lists might be in word processor documents or spreadsheets, and assets are probably scarce enough to be tracked on paper. But as the business grows and additional staff and computers are added, especially if they’re

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Assess Security of Cloud Computing Apps

New research finds that while cloud computing services are being widely adopted, more than 50 percent of IT professionals surveyed say their organization isn’t aware of all the cloud services employees are using — and few were evaluated for security before use. The rapid-fire adoption of cloud computing might offer real advantages for small and

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Deciphering Red Hat’s cloud computing strategy

Of the three primary Linux vendors (Canonical, Novell, and Red Hat), Canonical and Red Hat have made the biggest splashes in the cloud computing market. Canonical’s focus appears to be simple partnerships and bundling software, rather than the comprehensive enterprise products offered by Red Hat. At its 2010 Summit, Red Hat provided a complete and

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