Category Archives: Security

Dell Provides Cloud-Based Services to Merge Healthcare

Dell Provides Cloud-Based Services to Merge Healthcare Dell has been chosen as a preferred provider of cloud computing services, storage and enterprise hardware products for Merge Healthcare. Merge Healthcare, a provider of enterprise imaging and interoperability solutions, will leverage solutions from Dell to simplify information access, management and archiving among its portfolio of image interoperability…

Juniper Networks Unveils New Cloud-Based Environment

Juniper Networks Unveils New Cloud-Based Environment Juniper Networks has announced a first-of-its-kind cloud offering that is touted to revolutionize the way service providers and enterprises design, test and operate networks. Network operators can leverage the new virtual environment to create and run networks on-demand, which enables network modeling, testing and planning at a very large…

Citrix Improves Performance for Cloud Infrastructure

Citrix Improves Performance for Cloud Infrastructure Citrix Systems is improving scalability and performance for cloud infrastructure, desktop virtualization and networking through the release of XenServer 6. The most recent edition of Citrix server virtualization product line- XenServer 6- is a key component of the company’s cloud computing and virtualization strategy. XenServer delivers a highly-resilient, cloud-optimized…

Cisco Survey: The Mobile Cloud Office Generation

The Internet Is Fundamental Resource for the Humankind, Cisco Survey Future leaders, workers, and customers will rely increasingly on cloud resources More than half of all students and young professionals consider Internet as an “integral part of their lives,” according to Cisco’s Connected World Technology Report 2011. In fact, the report’s findings are comparable and…

AboveNet Enables Access to AWS Cloud Computing Platform

AboveNet Enables Access to AWS Cloud Platform AboveNet has become an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect Solution Provider to help provide high performance access to the AWS cloud platform. AboveNet, a provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, has signed an agreement with AWS to this end. The company notes that companies of all sizes…

Cloud Computing: Risks vs Benefits – Part 2

Cloud Computing: Risks vs Benefits – Part 2 In Part 1 of this two-part article, I discussed the context in which, in spite of some drawbacks, cloud computing made sense in the long run (See: Cloud Computing: Risks vs Benefits – Part 1). In the second and concluding part, I carry this argument further and…

Cloud Computing to Slice Data Center Energy Consumption by 2020

Cloud Computing to Slice Data Center Energy Consumption by 2020 Cloud computing is set to reduce data center energy consumption of 31% from 2010 to 2020, according to a recent report from Pike Research.  Pike Research is a market research and consulting firm that provides in-depth analysis of global clean technology markets. Its newly released…

Latisys Scales Cloud Services with F5 Networks

Latisys Scales Cloud Services with F5 Networks F5 VIPRION Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs) will serve as the foundation of private cloud and managed hosting solutions for IT outsourcing provider Latisys.  F5 Networks, the global specialist in Application Delivery Networking, will help Latisys to enhance its high-availability enterprise-grade managed services offering through this alliance. Customers can…

Cloud Computing: Risks vs Benefits – Part 1

Cloud Computing: Risks vs Benefits – Part 1 “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” – Mark Twain (1835-1910), noted American author and humorist. By quoting the most famous American author on how statistics are often used to bolster unreasonable arguments, I may have showed my hand prematurely, but here are…