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State of Minnesota Signs Historic Cloud Computing Agreement with Microsoft

State of Minnesota Signs Historic Cloud Computing PRESS RELEASE St. Paul, MN—In an effort to deliver technology services as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible, the State of Minnesota’s Office of Enterprise Technology (OET) signed a groundbreaking enterprise-wide service agreement with Microsoft last week. The agreement calls for the State’s Enterprise Unified Communications and Collaborations services…

Orange Business Services, Cisco, EMC and VMware to Pave the Way for Easy Cloud Computing Adoption

Companies form a global business alliance to address enterprise cloud computing needs PARIS & SILICON VALLEY, Calif. & HOPKINTON, Mass., Sep 27, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Orange Business Services together with Cisco, EMC and VMware have formed a business alliance, called Flexible 4 Business, to offer end-to-end cloud computing services for enterprises. This business alliance…

SAP Interview With CloudTweaks

SAP Discusses First Native Cloud Application CloudTweaks.com had an opportunity this week to speak with Rahul Sood, SVP, SAP Carbon Impact product management, Technology and Innovation Platform.  SAP recently released an enhanced version of SAP Carbon Impact OnDemand 5.0.  It is SAP’s first native cloud application,  and is designed to help companies  reduce their energy and…

Microsoft Seeks Privacy Law to Aid Cloud Computing

Microsoft Seeks Privacy Law to Aid Cloud Computing Article By BloomBerg Microsoft Corp. is urging an overhaul of U.S. laws for electronic privacy to help new services such as cloud computing, a technology that may double sales in five years. As more data are stored on remote servers and away from personal computers, a 1986…

Practically Speaking About Cloud Computing: CDN and Amazon CloudFront

Practically Speaking About Cloud Computing: CDN and Amazon CloudFront: High performance websites need efficient content delivery networks. A content delivery network or content distribution network (CDN) is a collection of servers distributed across various geo-graphical locations. The distribution of the web servers in the network makes it accessible from nearest point with lesser hops. The…

Practically Speaking about Cloud Storage Part 2

Practically Speaking about Cloud Storage Part 2 The marketplace for cloud storage is getting more and more crowded each and every day. Whether it is targeted towards individuals, SMBs or Enterprises more new players are trying to offer service value. As in the case with Dropbox.  There are at least a dozen others in the…

The Internet’s Most Connected Company

Equinix Chief Stephen Smith on the advantages of being a digital middle-man. Article By Forbes.com SAN FRANCISCO — Equinix‘s business is straightforward. The company owns more places, where more networks meet, than any other. That’s what brings new customers to its data centers. Each new customer ultimately makes this business more valuable. That’s because in…

Novell Delivers First Solution for Comprehensive Cloud Management

Novell Cloud Manager, customers can build and securely manage cloud environments across all leading hypervisors, operating systems and hardware platforms WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ — Novell (Nasdaq: NOVL) today announced the availability of Novell® Cloud Manager, a new solution that enables customers to create and securely manage a cloud computing environment as a seamless…


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5 Considerations You Need To Review Before Investing In Data Analytics

5 Considerations You Need To Review Before Investing In Data Analytics

Review Before Investing In Data Analytics Big data, when handled properly, can lead to big change. Companies in a wide variety of industries are partnering with data analytics companies to increase operational efficiency and make evidence-based business decisions. From Kraft Foods using business intelligence (BI) to cut customer satisfaction analysis time in half, to a…

From storage to processing – the cloud’s next step?

From storage to processing – the cloud’s next step?

What is the cloud’s next step? When speculating about where the cloud is heading next, we often think about extra security layers and how hybrid models might grow in prevalence. However, collaboration on the cloud is becoming more of a consideration as files grow. Could the cloud’s next big step be from mostly storage to…

Minimizing Downtime During Mergers & Acquisitions

Minimizing Downtime During Mergers & Acquisitions

Minimizing Downtime As economic conditions gradually improve, North American companies are starting to recover their confidence, and are looking beyond mere survival. A recent survey by KPMG focusing on mergers and acquisitions demonstrated cautious optimism, with 21 per cent of companies planning to initiate at least one acquisition this year, and 16 per cent planning for…

4 Things To Know Before Virtualizing Your Desktops

4 Things To Know Before Virtualizing Your Desktops

Forrester Research: The Keys to a Successful Deployment Desktop virtualization projects are transformational. They can dramatically minimize IT costs while better empowering workers with more ubiquitous access to the applications and data they need to be productive. In fact, according to recent research by Forrester, worker productivity when working remotely across multiple devices, increased 51%…

5 Mistakes That Adversely Impact Seamless Cloud Migration

5 Mistakes That Adversely Impact Seamless Cloud Migration

There is absolutely no doubt migrating a section of your IT assets, non-core business processes or the entire spectrum of business systems to the cloud makes immense sense. There are plenty of business benefits linked to cloud computing; most astute businesses are using cloud computing in some capacity or other and if you aren’t doing…


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