8×8 Introduces Cloud-Based Video Conferencing Service

8×8 Introduces Cloud-Based Virtual Room Service A new cloud-based video conferencing service from 8×8 is offering an easier, more flexible and significantly more affordable way to collaborate using voice, video and content. 8×8, a provider of innovative cloud communications and computing solutions, is offering these services to businesses of all sizes and claims that it

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Cisco to Unveil Networking and Cloud Computing Innovations at Cisco Live

Media Alert: Cisco to Unveil Networking and Cloud Computing Innovations at Cisco Live SAN JOSE, Calif. – Next week at Cisco Live, Cisco’s annual IT and communications conference, Cisco will host two news conferences to discuss strategy and unveil new technologies for networking and cloud computing. The news conferences will be webcast via the U-Stream

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Onlive – Cloud Based Video Game System

Disney joins 50 game publishers who have provided games for the OnLive platform, with many more coming. OnLive is the pioneer of on-demand, instant-play video game services, delivering real-time interactive experiences and rich media through the Internet. With groundbreaking video compression technology, OnLive harnesses cloud computing to provide the power and intelligence needed to instantly

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Managing the Virtualization Maturity Lifecycle: Video

Managing the Virtualization Maturity Lifecycle Virtualization demonstrates substantial benefits — in agility, availability and cost reduction — but it is not all clear sailing. Most organizations struggle, sooner or later, with added complexity, staffing requirements, SLA management, departmental politics and more. In fact, most organizations face one (or more) clear ‘tipping points’, where virtualization deployment

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How Lady Gaga Punctured Amazon’s Cloud Computing Balloon

How Lady Gaga Punctured Amazon’s Cloud Computing Balloon It is a safe guess that most of the regular readers on this website are not fans of Lady Gaga; so, here’s a brief outline: Born March 28, 1986 and named Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, Lady Gaga came to prominence with her first album, “The Fame”, released

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Cloud File Sharing Start-Up Review: Minus

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Minus is a cloud-based, out of the box, straight-forward sharing platform which allows the users to upload and share photos, music, videos, PDFs and more. The site is focused on making everything simple and naturally convenient for the users. The site looks, sounds, interacts and then impresses and stands out ahead of others in its

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) Annouced Live Streaming For CloudFront

Announcing Live Streaming for Amazon CloudFront Using Amazon CloudFront with Amazon EC2 running Adobe’s Flash® Media Server and Amazon Route 53 (AWS’s DNS service), you can now easily and cost-effectively deliver your live video via AWS. And, we’ve made it simple to get started by creating an AWS CloudFormation template that handles all of the

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Cloud Based Optimization Service Provider Akamai, Attains Certification for Adobe Dynamic Streaming

Cambridge, Mass, April 6, 2011 — Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM),the leading provider of cloud optimization services, today announced that the Akamai HD Network is the first global video delivery network to have its HTTP dynamic streaming implementation certified by Adobe. The certification validates that the Akamai HD Network delivery of live and on-demand streaming

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Is Amazon’s Cloud Player A Game Changer In The Music Industry?

Is Amazon’s Cloud Player a Game changer in the Music Industry? “If music be the food of love, play on.” – From Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare. Last week, Amazon launched two new services – Cloud Drive and Cloud Player. While the first is a cloud-based storage facility, the second is a music player –

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The Rise of the Cloud Enabled Autonomous Robots

The Rise of the Cloud Enabled Autonomous Robots On the IEEE Spectrum Robotics blog, I came across this blog post, “Cloud Robotics: Connected to the Cloud, Robots Get Smarter” written by Erico Guizzo. It’s an interesting read on the possibilities of leveraging the Cloud in the field of robotics. Robotics has long been plagued by

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Cloud Based Video Conferencing Innovator Nefsis Announces…

Cloud Based Video Conferencing Innovator Nefsis Announces… SAN DIEGO, March 24, 2011 — Online video conferencing innovator Nefsis announced today state-of-the-art advances to its distributed cloud computing technology: intelligently virtualizing online meeting rooms closer to business participants. This advancement leverages the distributed nature of cloud computing and real-time routing information to reduce roundtrip latency time

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Top Cloud Computing Gaming Providers

Cloud gaming, also called gaming on demand, is a type of online gaming that allows direct and on-demand streaming of games onto a computer through the use of a thin client, in which the actual game is stored on the game company’s server and is streamed directly to computers accessing the server through the client.

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Top 25 European Cloud Computing Rising Stars: BlueTeach

Founded in 2009 and based in Paris, France, BlueTeach employs only seven professionals but already has a customer base calculated in thousands of users worldwide. The company self-describes its service as a knowledge sharing community in the Cloud and competes with services like eduFire and Livemocha to attract customers who are eager to gain new

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