IBM Awarded 10 Year $1 Billion Foundation Cloud Hosting Services Contract

IBM AWARDED 10 YEAR $1 BILLION FOUNDATION CLOUD HOSTING SERVICES CONTRACT TO ASSIST US DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR’S MOVE TO CLOUD COMPUTING AUGUST 14, 2013 — ARMONK, NY – IBM today announced it will work with the United States Department of the Interior (US DOI) as the Department embarks on a decade long transformation of their

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Cloud Technology Has Better Network Availability Than Enterprise Data Center

Cloud Technology Has Better Network Availability Than Enterprise Data Center It is hard to compare between on-site enterprise data centers and cloud technology but, if we closely observe the trends, we would be able to understand that the facts and figures are in the favor of cloud technology. Cloud hosting is getting more and more

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Is Private Cloud Hosting The Better Option?

Is Private Cloud Hosting The Better Option? While companies such as Google and Amazon have been putting tons of resources into the world of cloud computing over the last few years, it is becoming more and more obvious that private cloud hosting is going to be the way to go. The two basic groups of

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Is My Public Cloud Too Public? Part 1

Is my Public Cloud too Public? Addressing security concerns of the Public Cloud Enthusiasm for cloud computing has as much to do with economics as technology. Growth in the number of applications and the volume of data that must be managed have made datacenters a major item of corporate expense. Public cloud computing looks like

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The Cloud 300: Who Is Gaining Mind Share In 1Q 2012?

The Cloud 300: Who is Gaining Mind Share in 1Q 2012? Ok, so it’s a few more than 300. What can I tell you? The segment is growing by leaps and bounds. The question remains, who is gaining mind share in the 1st quarter of 2012? So lets take a look at the Top Cloud Enablers Gaining Mind Share,

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KPI’s for Cloud Service Providers & Customers

KPI’s for Cloud Service Providers & Customers Everyone by now knows and agrees that “cloud” is here to stay but enterprises are unsure on how to make the best of the new paradigm and integrate it into their business processes to remain competitive and cost efficient. One of the challenges faced by potential cloud customers

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Practical Applications of Cloud Hosting

When compared to the traditional shared or dedicated server environment, the emergence of cloud hosting has presented a viable alternative for growing businesses looking for cost effective IT solutions. Understanding the Cloud By its nature, cloud computing is largely unencumbered by the deficiencies that are often associated with traditional servers. The cloud revolves around a

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SMBs Using Cloud Storage Also High On Network-Attached Storage

SMBs Using Cloud Storage Also High On Network-Attached Storage More than seven in ten small and medium-size businesses that use cloud-based storage solutions also use networked-attached storage (NAS), according to a newly released survey by research firm In-Stat. This report comes close at the heels of an IBM report that said sixty percent of organizations

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