EC2 Creators Strike Out on Their Own

Apparently the Silicon Valley-based Nimbula has been in stealth mode for over a year A couple of Amazon’s boys, credited with leading the development of EC2, have struck out on their own and launched Nimbula, whose purpose is to “blend EC2-like scale, agility and efficiency with private infrastructure customization and control.” Apparently the Silicon Valley-based

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Amazon experts launch private-cloud start-up – Nimbula

Two men who led one element of Amazon’s successful cloud-computing services have launched their own a start-up called Nimbula focusing on a private version of the technology. Cloud computing takes several forms, but Amazon Web Services generally delivers building blocks available over the Internet that developers can use to construct their own higher-level services. Nimbula,

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LimeWire Peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing Moving to the Cloud?

Source Computerworld – After a thorough pummeling by the music industry, peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing software vendor LimeWire Inc. will launch a subscription-based music service for consumers. The service is scheduled to go live later this year and will allow users to download and stream music to laptops, smart phones and other mobile devices for a

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Bluewolf Announces Sponsorship of Cloud Computing World Forum in London

LONDON–(Marketwire – June 21, 2010) –  Bluewolf (www.bluewolf.com) announced its sponsorship of the Cloud Computing World Forum (www.cloudwf.com), held from June 29-July 1 in London at the Olympia Conference Center. An agile business consulting firm, Bluewolf (www.bluewolf.com) has more than a decade of success in Cloud computing and SaaS solutions, such as Salesforce CRM. “For over

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Zuora Joins Microsoft Windows Azure Technology Adoption Program as Charter Cloud Based-Billing Provider

Launches the Zuora Toolkit for Windows Azure Enabling Developers and ISVs to Meter, Price, and Bill for Windows Azure Platform Cloud Solutions REDWOOD SHORES, CA–(Marketwire – June 16, 2010) – Company News Zuora, the company that defined and continues to lead the subscription billing industry, today announced that it will join the Microsoft Windows Azure

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Boomi AtomSphere Summer '10 Delivers Industry's First Community-Driven Suggestion Wizard for Application Integration

New Release Showcases the Advantages of Multi-Tenant SaaS, Renders Integration Templates Obsolete BERWYN, PA–(Marketwire – June 16, 2010) – Boomi®, the Integration Cloud Company™, today announced the release of AtomSphere Summer ’10, the newest version of its flagship integration platform, Boomi AtomSphere®. AtomSphere Summer ’10 features the industry’s first and only suggestion wizard for data

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Google Official Blog – Intro to Apps Cloud Calculator, Take a test into the Cloud

We’ve talked about the power of cloud computing and how millions of businesses have already gone Google by switching to Apps. But sometimes it’s hard to imagine what working in the cloud would really mean, and frequently, people ask us how they can better understand the benefits of Google Apps specifically for their business. How

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Cloud Computing Company 'Savvis' buys Canada's Fusepoint in $124.5-million deal

St. Louis-based Savvis Inc., a cloud computing infrastructure company, said Tuesday it has agreed to acquire private Canadian IT services provider Fusepoint Inc. in a cash deal worth $124.5-million. Toronto-based Fusepoint operates three data centres in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal and recently reported annualized revenues of $47.4-million in its first quarter. In 2009, Fusepoint generated

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10 most promising cloud computing companies – Structure 2010 LaunchPad

Cloud computing companies, chosen from hundreds of applicants, to be honored at industry’s leading cloud conference, Structure 2010 (PRWEB) May 24, 2010 — GigaOM today announced the winners of Structure 2010 LaunchPad, a high-profile competition that recognizes the 11 most promising cloud companies. From the large number of entries just 11 were chosen as winners

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Cloud Computing – Demystifying SaaS, PaaS and IaaS

Is cloud computing the next biggest thing since the Web? The answer is YES. After Mainframe, Personal Computer, Client Server Computing and the Web, this is the next big thing. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) October 2008 report, projected Cloud IT Spending in 2012 will be $42 Billion; a growth of about 27%

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