Cloud computing provider RightScale – How the Cloud Industry is Scaling

Cloud computing management provider RightScale updated its blog this morning with some impressive figures that point to company’s growth: its customers’ cloud computing usage has increased by 1000% in one year. While the post accompanies a press release, it would be a mistake to dismiss the numbers as just PR. The increased usage reflects three

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Model Metrics Introduces Cloud Analytics

New Service Gives Businesses an Entirely New Level of Visibility Into Their Cloud Computing Data for Better Decision-Making CHICAGO, IL–(Marketwire – August 4, 2010) –  Model Metrics, the leader in cloud computing services for the enterprise, today introduced Model Metrics Cloud Analytics, providing an entirely new way for businesses to leverage their data in the

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10 Very Popular Cloud Storage Service Must Haves For Businesses!

10 Popular Cloud Storage Services The focus is on Storage rather than the whole Infrastructure or Platform itself.  Some of these companies you may or may not be familiar with.  We feel it’s a good list of some newer and some older services! Updated: March 5th, 2011 Acronis – Once the files are backed up

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Cloud and SaaS Funding News – Provade Inc Secures $3 Million

California software as a service company Provade Inc., which has a product development office in downtown Milwaukee, said Tuesday it raised $3 million in new funding. San Mateo, Calif.-based Provade focuses on vendor management system technology for global work force spend management. The financing round was led by Palo Alto, Calif.-based Asset Management Company. Also

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Cloud Web Hosting Services Powered by Amazon EC2

Web host SiteCloud.com (www.sitecloud.com) is entering the cloud hosting market with its proprietary cloud hosting platform built on top of Amazon’s Elastic Cloud, and featuring cPanel/WHM. SiteCloud advertises twelve packages scaled within the cloud hosting architecture for the equivalent of shared, virtual private servers, dedicated hosting and reseller hosting services. According to SiteCloud’s Monday announcement,

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Cloud Computing Is Here to Stay! Forbes

Cloud Computing Is Here to Stay! For some, this summer is shaping up to be the “Summer of Cloud Computing,” with every major technology vendor announcing products, or at least a strategy for the cloud. For others, this seems to be the “Summer of Cloud Computing Hype.” There’s been a fair amount of debate of

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Six Critical Questions CIOs Should Ask Before Entering the Cloud

PRWeb Farmington Hills, MI (Vocus) August 3, 2010 Fear of the unknown is a powerful emotion. But when you’re an IT exec, fear of the unknown – particularly when you’re talking about moving into the cloud – really comes down to fear of making a costly mistake. To help its customers navigate through the cloud

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Japan Simplifies Cloud Data Centers With Juniper Networks

SUNNYVALE, CA, Aug 03, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) – Juniper Networks(R) (JNPR 28.10, +0.32, +1.15%) today announced that Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (IIJ) (IIJI 6.94, +0.20, +2.97%) (TSE1: 3774), one of Japan’s leading Internet access and network solutions providers, has adopted Juniper Networks EX Series Ethernet Switches in its data centers to support its newly

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Grace Fellowship Church Moves to Cloud Financial Management From Intacct

Shift From ACS to Intacct Streamlines Fund Accounting and Activity-Based Budgeting SAN JOSE, CA–(Marketwire – August 2, 2010) –  Intacct, the leader in cloud financial management and accounting applications, today announced that Grace Fellowship Church has replaced its ACS church management system with Intacct. Grace chose Intacct to fulfill its need for a cost-effective financial management

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Which Cloud Is Right for You?

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There’s no question that the substantial growth of the cloud computing market has become a hot topic, generating almost as much debate and conversation as it has confusion. Many etailers have already realized the benefits of cloud computing, but the different types of public and private clouds and cloud services — such as Infrastructure as

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Google cloud-computing applications get certification for federal government use

Google cloud-computing applications get certification for federal government use Google wants the federal government to use its e-mail. The company earned federal certification last week for its cloud-based e-mail, calendar and other collaboration applications after the General Services Administration determined they met moderate-level federal security requirements. It’s the first cloud-based suite to earn such accreditation

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Cloud Computing Analysts encouraged by Microsoft’s ‘cloud’ progress

Cloud Computing Analysts encouraged by Microsoft’s ‘cloud’ progress SEATTLE (MarketWatch) — Wall Street analysts came away from Microsoft Corp.’s annual gathering encouraged by the company’s progress in adapting to a market in which software applications are increasingly delivered online, according to research reports published Friday. Microsoft increasingly has been moving into so-called cloud computing, where

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Cloud Computing 101 – How to Upload Files to Amazon S3

S3 tutorial for those new to Cloud Computing and AWS S3 Thanks to S3Browser for the illustrations. With S3 Browser you can upload any number of files to Amazon S3. Here are the step-by-step instructions that explain how to upload/backup your files. Start S3 Browser and select the bucket that you plan to use as

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