Cisco Live Snapshot: Cloud Computing Adoption Surges Ahead

Cloud Benefits Clear Despite Debate Over Definitions Shows Network Instruments Onsite Survey LAS VEGAS, June 30 /PRNewswire/ — According to a survey conducted during Cisco Live, 71 percent of organizations have implemented some form of cloud computing, despite an unclear understanding as to the actual definition of the technology. From the exhibition floor, Network Instruments

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Salesforce.com Announces 10,000 Customers Go Live on Salesforce Chatter GA Release in First Week

Enterprises of all sizes unleash the social enterprise and a new way to work SAN FRANCISCO, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing (http://www.salesforce.com/cloudcomputing/) company, today announced that more than 10,000 of its customers  have gone live on the GA release of Chatter in the first week of its availability.  Chatter, the

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Partners Line Up in Support of Cloudera's New Hadoop-Based Offerings

Cloudera Enterprise and Cloudera’s Distribution for Hadoop (CDH), Announced Today, Hailed by Cloudera’s Partners as the Preferred Choice by Organizations Deploying Apache Hadoop SANTA CLARA, CA–(Marketwire – June 29, 2010) – Hadoop Summit — Cloudera, a leading provider of Hadoop-based data management software and services, today announced support for Cloudera Enterprise and Cloudera’s Distribution for

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OpSource Recognized as a Top Ten Cloud Computing "Leader to Watch"

Company Chosen for Market Leadership, Customer Traction and Ability to Innovate SANTA CLARA, CA–(Marketwire – June 29, 2010) –  OpSource, Inc., the leader in enterprise cloud and managed hosting, today announced that Datamation.com recently recognized the company as one of the top ten cloud computing “leaders to watch“ in a list which also included IBM,

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Federal government seeks bids for cloud computing services

Local companies are hoping to help the federal government move into cloud — or Internet-based — computing, as the General Services Administration prepares to select approved vendors. GSA has issued a request for quotes, open to companies on its information technology schedule, to provide the cloud infrastructure. After reviewing the bids — due June 30

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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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Cisco, Ingram Micro Launch Asia's First Unified Computing Center

Jun 24, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Cisco and Ingram Micro today announced the launch of Asia’s first Cisco Center for Unified Computing in Singapore. The center will provide Ingram Micro’s customers and channel partners with a next-generation data center platform that will accelerate the delivery of new services simply, reliably and with a high

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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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NASDAQ and Xignite to Provide On-Demand Tick Data Via Cloud Computing Platform

Costs Expected to Fall for Back-Testing of Algorithmic Trading Systems NEW YORK and SAN MATEO, Calif., Jun 22, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.  (NDAQ 19.00, +0.00, +0.00%) , the world’s largest exchange company, and Xignite, Inc., the leading cloud services provider of on-demand data distribution technologies, today announced that NASDAQ

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