Cloud Computing Delivering on its Promise, but Doubts Still Hold Back Adoption

The Majority of IT Departments now Use Cloud-Based Applications, with Users Reporting Better Security and Lower Costs Waltham, Mass., July 22, 2010 – Mimecast®, a leading supplier of cloud-based email security, continuity, policy control and archiving, today announced the results of the second annual Mimecast Cloud Adoption Survey, an annual research report examining attitudes to

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Facebook Selects Salesforce.com! As Cloud Computing Provider

World’s largest social networking service selects world’s leading enterprise cloud for CRM SAN FRANCISCO, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing company, today announced that Facebook (http://www.Facebook.com/facebook) has selected Salesforce CRM (http://www.salesforce.com/crm/sales-force-automation) to manage its fast-growing sales operations. Facebook Looks to the Cloud to Increase Sales Process Efficiency Facebook evaluated the

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A Guide to Cloud Computing on Linux

Here is an older but still interesting article written by Joe Brockmeierover at Linux This may not be the year of the Linux desktop, but it’s definitely the year of Linux powering cloud computing. Even though cloud computing is gaining popularity; it’s still not well-understood. Want a bit more on the basics of cloud computing?

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IBM unveils hybrid mainframe – Cloud Computing

IBM on Thursday will unveil a new hybrid mainframe design that aims to cut data center sprawl and be a bridge to other systems. All of the hardware giants—IBM, HP, Cisco, Dell and Oracle—are producing magic boxes (or armies of them) to modernize data centers and bridge them to cloud computing. IBM is aiming its

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Cloud Computing Firm VMware Reports Second Quarter 2010 Results Revenue Growth of 48%

PALO ALTO, CA, Jul 20, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — VMware, Inc. (VMW 72.42, -0.93, -1.27%) , the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop through the datacenter to the cloud, today announced financial results for the second quarter 2010: Revenues for the second quarter were $674 million, an increase of 48% from the

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Mezeo Software Announces Partnership With CTERA Networks at HostingCon 2010

CTERA Networks’ Mezeo Ready Appliances Enable Affordable Hybrid Cloud/On-Premises Storage, Sharing and Backup for Mid-Size Organizations AUSTIN, TX–(Marketwire – July 20, 2010) – Mezeo Software™ (www.mezeo.com), the leading provider of a deployable cloud storage platform for service providers, today announced the addition of CTERA™ Networks (www.ctera.com) as a Mezeo Ready Solution Partner. The announcement was

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CloudTweaks Media Partner For The Cloud Security Alliance Congress November 16-17

CloudTweaks is pleased to be a Media Partner with the MIS Training Institute and The Cloud Security Alliance Congress. Read more information on the Workshop Below. Conference Overview Cloud Security Alliance Congress November 16-17, 2010 Optional Workshops: November 15 & 18, 2010 Expo Dates: November 16 & 17, 2010 Hilton Disney World Resort Orlando, FL

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Is Cloud Computing Security the Next Y2K Opportunity?

Cloud computing is often hyped as a cool new technology and a near-cure-all; move all that complicated IT infrastructure to the cloud so your company can be more efficient and save money and space in the process. Deloitte venture capitalist Mark Jensen strongly believes in cloud computing’s value proposition, but with some important caveats. “The

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SaaS Market Is Growing Faster Than On-Premise: Marc Olesen, McAfee

By Varun Aggarwal What portion of your revenue comes from SaaS offerings? How do you expect it to grow? Globally, our SaaS business constitutes 5-10 percent of our revenue. We expect this to grow to 10-15 percent in the next couple of years. IDC has predicted a growth of 27 percent in the Security-as-a-Service (SaaS)

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8 Promising Private Cloud Computing Companies

Cloupia was founded by experienced entrepreneurs and funded by Silicon Valley angel investors to create the foundation for next-generation cloud technologies. We are a group of seasoned professionals with complementary IT backgrounds joining forces to help businesses with complex IT needs ranging from small business to large enterprises. Our corporate headquarters is based in Santa

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