DreamWorks signs cloud computing deal

DreamWorks SKG has signed a multi-year deal with Cerelink for cloud computing access. Instead of rendering movies like How To Train Your Dragon on thousands of its own computer cores, DreamWorks will use elastic compute resources housed in Cerelink’s supercomputing-class facility at the New Mexico Applications Centre (NMCAC). “Elastic” cloud computing allows clients like DreamWorks

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CA Technologies buys its way into cloud fray

By Kevin Kwang, ZDNet Asia Its 2010 acquisition blitz to date includes Oblicore, Nimsoft and 3Tera and shows no signs of slowing as CA Technologies (CA) continues its buying spree to “plug gaps” and bulk up on technical capabilities, particularly in the cloud environment. According to Andi Mann, vice president of product marketing at CA,

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Fujitsu sales suggest the market is turning

News that Fujitsu UK & Ireland has signed £200m in new business with three large customers will be seen as welcome relief to Fujitsu shareholders, among others. While it will disappoint the companies that lost to Fujitsu, they will nevertheless be encouraged that the private sector is once again spending money. After keeping their hands

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Developers Rate IBM Top Private Cloud: Evans Data Corporation Survey

ARMONK, N.Y., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that its private test and development cloud was the top choice of developers in Evans Data Corporation’s Cloud Development Survey 2010. Evans Data Corporation’s Cloud Development Survey Report examines the concerns, intentions and current adoption of developers regarding deploying to and developing for public

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VMworld® 2010, the Leading Virtualization Event of the Year, Comes to San Francisco and Copenhagen

PALO ALTO, CA–(Marketwire – July 27, 2010) –  VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop through the datacenter and to the cloud, today announced that VMworld® 2010 makes its return to San Francisco Aug. 30 through Sept. 2 at Moscone Center and will also be held Oct. 12-14 at

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5 Cloud Computing Operating Systems (OS) to take notice of!

Here is a short list of some very good cloud based operating systems to look into. icloud Consists of a desktop with applications and files that you run through your web browser. Because it’s running in the cloud (the internet) it can offer you impressive features such as easy sharing and rich collaboration. The icloud

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Open Source Release of 'Hibari,' A Database for Big Data

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ — Gemini Mobile Technologies (″Gemini″) announced at ″Wireless Japan 2010″ in Tokyo that it will release Hibari (meaning ″Cloud Bird″ in Japanese) as open source. Hibari is a database optimized for the highly reliable, highly available storage of massive data, so-called ″Big Data.″ Hibari can be used in Cloud

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Skytap and Customer, Nuance Communications, to Speak on Cloud Computing at Burton Group (Gartner) Catalyst Conference

Skytap, Amazon EC2 and GoGrid Will Discuss Cloud Economics and Licensing SEATTLE, WA–(Marketwire – July 26, 2010) –  Skytap, Inc., the leading provider of self-service cloud automation solutions, today announced that Deanne Harper, senior manager of Speech University at Nuance Communications, and Sundar Raghavan, chief product and marketing officer at Skytap, will present at the

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How To Install and Run WordPress on AWS EC2?

Here is a fantastic illustration I’ve come across on how to get your WordPress site up and running in the cloud in 15 minutes.  Very helpful! Introduction One thing we often hear from Web developers, especially those who offer Web site design and consulting services, is the need to get a Web site up quickly,

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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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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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