Salesforce.com Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Heroku

Heroku is the leading Ruby application platform-as-a-service, powering more than 105,000 next-generation social and mobile cloud applications SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing (http://www.salesforce.com/cloudcomputing/) company, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Heroku, the fastest growing cloud application platform for writing Ruby-based applications,

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Recent Developments in Private Clouds – Nimbula

Recent Developments in Private Clouds. While most of the initial interest in cloud computing focused on companies that offered their cloud services for businesses to use as they need, there has recently been a shift towards so-called private clouds. These private clouds leverage an existing data centre infrastructure to provide scalable infrastructure throughout the business,

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GigaSpaces’ and Yazino’s Visionary Technology Take Social Gaming to the Next Level

GigaSpaces’ and Yazino’s Visionary Technology Take Social Gaming to the Next Level GigaSpaces eXtreme Application Platform supports Yazino’s proprietary technology with high-throughput and high performance on a Cloud-Data Center Hybrid Infrastructure. New York & London, December 7, 2010 – GigaSpaces Technologies, a leading provider of a new generation of application platforms for Java and .Net

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Cloud Gaming: An easier and effective method for gamers?

Cloud Gaming: An easier and effective method for gamers? Ever thought of playing Call of Duty 4 on your iPad? Seems exciting doesn’t it? Running Need for Speed shift on your low-end machine can be a stimulating thought for most gamers. With the revolution of cloud computing, where everything you need is hosted on the

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Equalis Launches First Math in the Cloud Solution Powered by Scilab

First public solution to demonstrate the benefits of deploying open source numerical computing in the cloud. San Jose, CA – December 7th, 2010 – Equalis, the innovative on-line destination for the mathematics community, today announced that it has launched Math in the Cloud, the first public solution to demonstrate the benefits of deploying numerical computing

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The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Data Security

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Google eBooks Opens For Business…

New Cloud Store Discover more than 3 million Google eBooks from your choice of booksellers and devices Today is the first page in a new chapter of our mission to improve access to the cultural and educational treasures we know as books. Google eBooks will be available in the U.S. from a new Google eBookstore.

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A Closer Look At The Scalability Of Windows Azure

The Scalability Of Windows Azure Cloud-computing providers in general and Windows Azure in particular offer nearly infinite scalability, virtually unlimited capacity, blazing performance and extremely quick provision times. However, to properly take advantage of these great benefits, teams need to plan ahead and understand all potential pitfalls and challenges. One of the more significant differences

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Cisco and BMC Software Announce Strategic Alliance to Advance Cloud Computing

Companies Introduce New Integrated Cloud Delivery Platform to Enable Automation of Large-Scale Cloud Computing Infrastructures SAN JOSE, Calif., and HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 6, 2010 – Cisco and BMC Software today announced a strategic alliance to develop and market new solutions for large-scale multi-tenant cloud computing infrastructures.  Under the alliance, the two companies are aligning product

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Revolutionizing mobile applications: Plugging into the Cloud

Revolutionizing mobile applications: Plugging into the Cloud It is often forgotten that not everyone owns a smart phone. As a result, not every mobile device is entitled to processing powers similar to those of the Snap Dragon processor. Majority of the people still use feature phones with low-end functionality and features. With limited battery life,

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