IBM Cloud Boosts Sales for S&S Worldwide

IBM Cloud Boosts Sales for S&S Worldwide IBM cloud has driven personalized product recommendation sales for S&S Worldwide via its Web sites.  S&S, a national distributor of sporting goods products for recreation, health care, and education professionals grew recommendation sales 75 percent in just three months with IBM Smarter Commerce software in the cloud. Before

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How is the Software Outsourcing Industry Embracing the Cloud

How is the Software Outsourcing Industry Embracing the Cloud One of the cloud computing trends I identified referred to custom cloud computing services and I believe that outsourcing providers will gradually turn into experts in migrating to the cloud and offering this type of services. Whether you wish to migrate some of your applications or

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Five Tips for Cloud Security

Five Tips for Cloud Security Cloud computing has created a new model that offers the possibility of elastic and flexible computing environments for software, infrastructure, and development platforms with reduced costs and quicker time to value than traditional in-house solutions. So with these benefits in mind, you might wonder why everyone isn’t riding the cloud

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State of Wyoming Migrates to Google Cloud with PC Helps

State of Wyoming Migrates to Google Cloud with PC Helps The State of Wyoming is migrating to Google’s cloud-based email messaging and collaboration system designed specifically for Government agencies. Migration to Google Apps for Government is supported by PC Helps, a provider of 24/7, expert, on-demand support for the core office software applications and mobile

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Riverbed Will Showcase Cloud Solutions To Defense and Intelligence Agencies

Riverbed To Showcase IT Performance Solutions At Defense Information Systems Agency Conference San Francisco—August 10, 2011—Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the IT performance company, today announced its participation at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Customer & Industry Forum, taking place August 15-18 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland. The DISA conference brings together decision-makers

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3 Excellent Cloud Collaboration Services for SMBs

3 Excellent Cloud Collaboration services for small and medium sized businesses. Here are 3 services which offer a number of extremely useful collaboration features such as: Knowledge Bases, Team Management, File storage and Sharing, Expense reporting, Governance & Auditing and everything in between. If you are an SMB looking for an inexpensive way to run and

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Tango2 Moves to Cloud Financial Management with Intacct

Tango2 Moves to Cloud Financial Management with Intacct Growing Healthcare IT Consulting Firm Improves Operational Visibility and Accessibility with Move to Intacct SAN JOSE, Calif. – August 9, 2011 – Intacct a leader in cloud financial management and accounting software, today announced that Tango2, a growing healthcare IT consulting firm, is moving its financial applications

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BMC Introduces Preventative Approach to Cloud Operations

BMC Introduces Preventative Approach to Cloud Operations BMC Software has integrated additional capabilities into its BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management solution that proactively ensures the service quality of cloud services.  Cloud failures can have calamitous impacts and BMC is attempting to avoid such mishaps with this initiative. “The goal of cost optimization and increased business agility

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Amazon AWS – Small Bump In The Night

Amazon AWS – Small Bump In The Night Amazon AWS service was down for close to 25 minutes last night .  Based on their status page: http://status.aws.amazon.com/ 7:39 PM PDT We are investigating connectivity issues for EC2 in the US-EAST-1 region. 7:50 PM PDT We can verify connectivity issues between instances in the US-EAST-1 region and the

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Motorola Accelerates Public Safety LTE Adoption with Cloud

Motorola Accelerates Public Safety LTE Adoption with Cloud Motorola Solutions has announced the LTE Cloud Core Service as an offering available within its suite of Public Safety Managed Services.  This service has been designed to provide customers deploying Public Safety LTE technology a choice of implementation models. Motorola is offering both a hosted and owned

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Acquisitions of Cloud Computing Startups Speed Up

Acquisitions of Cloud Computing Startups Speed Up A startup is defined as a company with a limited operating history. A startup is usually born out of an innovative idea, and the founder or founders have one of two objectives – grow the company until it is acquired, or continue to operate it themselves. When a

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Cloud Data Report: Create an Enterprise Data Strategy

Cloud Data Report: Create an Enterprise Data Strategy CREATING AN ENTERPRISE data strategy is not for the faint of heart. It first requires a commitment from the top and an acknowledgment that data is a corporate asset that must be managed and protected like any other asset. Given the difficulty of getting executive buy-in, it’s

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