HP acquires data software firm Stratavia

(Reuters) – Hewlett-Packard Co (HPQ.N) said on Thursday it would acquire Stratavia, a private company that makes software to manage databases and has applications in cloud computing. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. HP said in a statement that Stratavia will make HP’s Software and Solutions portfolio stronger with its software that helps

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Advantages of SaaS (Software as a Service)

SaaS Applications Nowadays software-as-a service (SaaS) is the most promising development in marketing and business world. Despite the increasing popularity and market share of SaaS, traditional in-house software vendors still seem to be resisting this concept. However, as time moves on and individuals grasp a better understanding of Cloud Services the number of firms are

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Red Hats Cloud Computing Open Source Strategy

Red Hats Cloud Computing Open Source Strategy Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced its vision for a comprehensive Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution as part of its Cloud Foundations, a portfolio that will promote consistency between enterprise applications and the cloud. Red Hat is the only vendor that

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Eucalyptus 2.0 Major New Version of its Open Source Private Cloud Platform

Delivers High Scalability and Flexibility for Private Cloud Computing Santa Barbara, Calif. (PRWEB) August 25, 2010 Eucalyptus Systems, Inc., creators of the leading open source private cloud platform, today announced a major update of the open source Eucalyptus software. Eucalyptus 2.0 features increased scalability to support massive private and hybrid clouds as well as enhanced

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HP Fuels Private Cloud Adoption

Announces Private Cloud Readiness Program, Cloud Boot Camp and Cloud Advisor team PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 25, 2010 HP today unveiled a Private Cloud Readiness Program consisting of self-assessment tools and a Cloud Boot Camp to be held during the VMworld conference next week at San Francisco’s Moscone Center. The company also announced a team

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3 Cloud Gaming Companies To Watch…

Cloud Gaming is going to be one of the more interesting areas of cloud computing to watch over the next few years. There is a lot at stake and companies are simply trying to figure how to position themselves. There is no doubt cloud computing will be hugely beneficial to the public gaming industry.  We

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Cloud Summit – Turning the Cloud Promise into Business Reality

CloudTweaks would like to introduce the Cloud Summit Event in November with one of our Event Partners. TM Forum. TM Forum Management World Americas Cloud Summit Turning the Cloud Promise into Business Reality November 9-11 2010 Orlando, Florida TM Forum’s Cloud Summit is the only conference this year giving you a front row seat in

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First Mobile Cloud Platform for the Enterprise

Model Metrics Introduces the First Mobile Cloud Platform for the Enterprise Next Generation 2GO Cloud Platform Decreases Time to Market for Enterprise-Ready Mobile Applications Leveraging Adobe, Amazon Web Services, Google and Salesforce.com Technologies; Announces Expanded Support for Adobe AIR on Android CHICAGO, IL–(Marketwire – August 24, 2010) –  Model Metrics, the leader in cloud computing

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Cloud Computing is Changing the Way Business is Done

Cloud Computing is Changing the Way Business is Done Not too long ago hardly any one was using Google Apps for accessing and updating their documents, now it appears almost everyone uses Google docs when connected to the Internet instead of The Microsoft Office tools. Similarly some 2-3 years ago there were just a few

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10 Cloud Computing Startups that you may or may not have heard of…

10 Cloud Computing Startups that you may or may not have heard of… Tap In Systems They offer Management of Your Cloud Services. This gives you control over your virtual infrastructure, automating the deployment of cloud services around your IT policies. Keep your applications running smoothly by monitoring all your cloud services with a single

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Nimbula raises $15M to expand cloud service

Reuters Press Release Nimbula, a provider of cloud-computing services, raised an additional $15 million in venture capital funding in a second round led by Accel Partners on Monday. It plans to use the money to promote market adoption of its on-demand computing service. Accel Partners snagged a spot on the company’s board of directors, which

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HP launches $1.6 billion bid for 3PAR

Reuters| Mon Aug 23, 2010 NEW YORK: Hewlett-Packard Co launched a $1.6 billion bid for data storage company 3PAR Inc on Monday, topping an offer by technology rival Dell Inc. HP bid $24 a share for 3PAR, about 33 percent more than Dell planned to pay in a deal announced a week ago. At the

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5 Business areas best suited for Cloud Computing

5 Areas Best Suited For Cloud Computing Businesses are shifting from the client-server model to the cloud computing model. There are still some concerns about the security of cloud based servers. Many IT analysts firmly believe that the benefits of using the cloud for certain applications will far outweigh its risks. The needs to store

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Cloud Computing – The future cloud should fend for itself

by James Urquhart with CNet It is fascinating the ways in which the world of computing can be made easier, thus creating opportunity for new complexities–usually in the form of new computing technologies. It’s happened with programming languages, software architectures, computer networks, data center design, and systems virtualization. However, nothing has raised the bar on

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