Verizon Business Furthers Cloud Strategy Through Global Data Center Expansion

Expanded Facilities to Accommodate Increased Customer Demand for Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud Services BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ – To meet the increasing demand for the full range of cloud services, Verizon Business is enhancing its data centers around the globe.  Within the next year, Verizon Business will expand its flagship cloud computing

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Practically Speaking About Cloud Computing: Cloud Call Centers Part I

Practically Speaking About Cloud Computing: CLOUD CALL CENTERS. Part I Modern day Contact Centers are highly capital intensive and people intensive business.  IT- Information Technology is an enabler for this business and so sometimes referred to as an IT Enabled Industry. The marketplace for call center technology is huge since this industry started in the

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Cable&Wireless Worldwide Selects Cisco’s Unified Computing System for its Enterprise Cloud Computing Platform

Cable&Wireless Worldwide LONDON, September 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ Cable&Wireless Worldwide has selected Cisco’s Unified Computing System (UCS) as its next-generation data centre platform to deliver an enterprise cloud computing solution held within the Wide Area Network (WAN). Accessed through C&W Worldwide’s next-generation network, it is specifically designed to facilitate the security, compliance, control and availability requirements

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State of Minnesota Signs Historic Cloud Computing Agreement with Microsoft

State of Minnesota Signs Historic Cloud Computing PRESS RELEASE St. Paul, MN—In an effort to deliver technology services as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible, the State of Minnesota’s Office of Enterprise Technology (OET) signed a groundbreaking enterprise-wide service agreement with Microsoft last week. The agreement calls for the State’s Enterprise Unified Communications and Collaborations services

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Practically Speaking About Cloud Computing: SaaS: Software as a Service

SaaS: Software as a Service SaaS – Software as a Service From the old term of ASP or Application Service Provider, the service of providing Software Applications On-Demand over internet dates back a decade or more.  However, with Cloud Computing entering with real time zeal, SaaS is banging enterprises with resurgence.  During the year 2009

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Bluewolf Named Top Cloud VAR by Everything Channel’s CRN Magazine

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwire – September 27, 2010) –  Bluewolf (www.bluewolf.com), a leading agile business consulting firm, today announced it has been recognized as one of the “30 Cloud VARs That Get It” by Everything Channel’s CRN Magazine. Everything Channel’s editorial team has been reporting daily on cloud news and ferreting out the solution providers on

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Orange Business Services, Cisco, EMC and VMware to Pave the Way for Easy Cloud Computing Adoption

Companies form a global business alliance to address enterprise cloud computing needs PARIS & SILICON VALLEY, Calif. & HOPKINTON, Mass., Sep 27, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Orange Business Services together with Cisco, EMC and VMware have formed a business alliance, called Flexible 4 Business, to offer end-to-end cloud computing services for enterprises. This business alliance

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HP, Intel and Yahoo! Attract Additional Contributors to Open Cirrus Cloud Computing Test Bed

PITTSBURGH, Sep 27, 2010 (Source: BUSINESS WIRE) — HP, Intel Corporation and Yahoo! Inc. today announced that four new organizations will join Open Cirrus(TM), a global, multiple data center, open source test bed for the advancement of cloud computing research. The announcement coincides with the fourth Open Cirrus Summit, hosted by Carnegie Melon University and

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SAP Interview With CloudTweaks

SAP Discusses First Native Cloud Application CloudTweaks.com had an opportunity this week to speak with Rahul Sood, SVP, SAP Carbon Impact product management, Technology and Innovation Platform.  SAP recently released an enhanced version of SAP Carbon Impact OnDemand 5.0.  It is SAP’s first native cloud application,  and is designed to help companies  reduce their energy and

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Microsoft Seeks Privacy Law to Aid Cloud Computing

Microsoft Seeks Privacy Law to Aid Cloud Computing Article By BloomBerg Microsoft Corp. is urging an overhaul of U.S. laws for electronic privacy to help new services such as cloud computing, a technology that may double sales in five years. As more data are stored on remote servers and away from personal computers, a 1986

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