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Is Microsoft Taking A Risk By Putting All Its Eggs In The Cloud Computing Basket?

Is Microsoft Taking A Risk By Putting All Its Eggs In The Cloud Computing Basket? “A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.” – William Shedd (1820-1894), American Presbyterian Theologian. Risk-taking is a requirement for business; unless, a business takes risks, it cannot sustain its competitive advantage, and without a…

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra Plans to Shut Down 100 Data Centers by 2012, 800 by 2015

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra Plans to Shut Down 100 Data Centers by 2012, 800 by 2015 It’s no secret that US Federal Government Chief Information Officer (CIO) is big on cloud computing. He had already said that he wants to move 25% of the government’s annual technology spending of $80 billion to the cloud. In…

Free Cloud Computing and Cloud Storage – NephoScale.com

NephoScale Offers Free Cloud Computing and Cloud Storage Starter Package Cloud Hosting Provider Launches Program for Hands-on Experience SAN JOSE, Calif. – April 18, 2011 – NephoScale is making it easier to get hands-on with its cloud infrastructure services with a Cloud Computing and Storage Starter Package that gives new users a free 256MB cloud…

Cisco Uncovers New Green Texas Data Center in Cloud Computing Push

Cisco Uncovers New Green Texas Data Center in Cloud Computing Push Networking giant Cisco may have lost out on its enterprise mail effort (See: What Cisco’s Defeat Means For Cloud Computing) , but it is leaving no stone unturned in the promotion of its private cloud computing effort, which it calls Cisco IT Elastic Infrastructure…

Cisco's New Green Data Center in Texas Showcases Private Cloud Deployment

Cisco’s New Green Data Center in Texas Showcases Private Cloud Deployment New Facility Demonstrates Cisco Data Center Technologies; Unified Computing, Unified Fabric, and Unified Network Services Create Highly Virtualized Environment to Reduce Costs and Enhance Efficiency SAN JOSE, Calif. – April 15, 2011 – Cisco today announced a new green data center in Allen, Texas,…

Netmagic Leverages Cisco, VMware to Develop Cloud Platform

Netmagic Leverages Cisco, VMware to Develop Cloud Platform Indian managed IT hosting services provider Netmagic jointly collaborated with VMware and Cisco to develop its next generation cloud computing platform. The company has announced the beta release of its high performance Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform. Netmagic’s newest release leverages VMware vSphere and Cisco’s Unified…

Cars on the Cloud: Microsoft and Toyota Join Hands in Cloud Computing Space

Cars on the Cloud: Microsoft and Toyota Join Hands in Cloud Computing Space “What fools indeed we morals are To lavish care upon a Car, With ne’er a bit of time to see About our own machinery!” – John Kendrick Bangs (1862-1922), American author, editor and satirist. Cars define America. For decades, Americans have lavished…

Logicalis Upgrades Its Cloud Management Service

Logicalis Upgrades Its Cloud Management Service Logicalis has continued its growth and investment in cloud and managed services offerings by unveiling a new and expanded Logicalis Operations Center in West Chester Township, OH, near Cincinnati. The IT solution provider says that this new operations center offers clients campus-like collaboration environment and the technology housed in…

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Self-Service BI (Business Intelligence) 101

Self-Service BI (Business Intelligence) 101

BI (Business Intelligence) 101 Non-technical users are increasingly jumping at the opportunity to get real-time business insight from data without the help of the IT department, whether they’re a small business without an IT staff altogether, or a high-ranking executive unwilling to request a report that will take a week to be completed. What is…

2015 Cybersecurity Challenges (5 Things To Expect)

2015 Cybersecurity Challenges (5 Things To Expect)

2015 Cybersecurity Challenges Every December, security experts begin to release their predictions on what cybersecurity will look like in the coming year. “The concept behind predictions is based on a company’s ability to express its expertise in a field both on the business and on the technology end,” said Barry Shteiman, director of security strategy…

The Role Cloud Technology Plays in the Recruiting Industry

The Role Cloud Technology Plays in the Recruiting Industry

The Recruiting Industry Like most other established industries, the recruiting industry is being disrupted by new business models and cutting-edge technologies. From recruiting technology talent with a highly publicized hackathon, to handling graphic or even online versions or resumes, recruiting agencies are seeing new challenges and opportunities every day. Yet, the goal is still the…

Cloud and regulation in financial services

Cloud and regulation in financial services

Cloud Regulation When talking about cloud and regulation in financial services, it is important to approach it with a clear understanding of the typical policies that your national regulator will require you to adhere to. Let’s start with outsourcing policy. Cloud mode provides us with a way of outsourcing data centre environments, applications, and services…

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