Project Loon – The Cloud In The Clouds

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Project Loon – The Cloud in the Clouds Google is hoping to take the virtual cloud into the physical clouds with the rollout of its much-vaunted Project Loon. Whilst cloud connectivity provided by helium-filled weather balloons that float 20 miles (32 km) above the surface of the earth might sound like a bad April Fools

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Investment In Chinese Cloud Continues To Grow

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Investment In Chinese Cloud Continues To Grow With the Chinese government focused on enhancing the country’s capabilities in cloud computing, United States-based organizations including Intel have opted to invest in several promising cloud providers. Intel’s venture capital arm this week announced plans to invest funds in Wuxi China Cloud Technology Service, a cloud infrastructure provider;

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Why You Need ITSM Onboard Before You Take Off To The Cloud

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Why You Need ITSM Onboard Before You Take Off To The Cloud Before strapping themselves into the cockpit of a jet airplane, most reasonable people would want to have a pretty detailed idea of what was involved in flying a plane. They’d want to know how the controls worked and how to respond to the

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Netflix Hopes To Improve Personalisation With Deep-Learning

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Netflix have used a blog post to detail how the world’s largest on-demand video provider has been experimenting with deep learning. Their methodology has involved using artificial neural networks to provide users with highly specialized content recommendations.  Researchers Alex Chen and Justin Basilico detail how they have been using Nvidia graphic processing units operating in Amazon Web

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iWeb Launches Microsoft Private Cloud Hosting

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Cloud scalability on dedicated private infrastructure takes business IT to the next level MONTREAL, QUEBEC (January 30, 2014) – iWeb, Canada’s leading cloud service provider, today announced its new Microsoft Private Cloud service, designed to give businesses complete control and flexibility of their IT infrastructure. Businesses can now choose the Microsoft Private Cloud to quickly

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CenturyLink Technology Solutions Uses IO Technology To Open Multi-Megawatt Data Centers

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MONROE, La., and PHOENIX - January 29, 2014 - CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) and IO today announced a strategic agreement to expand the CenturyLink Technology Solutions colocation footprint using IO’s Intelligent Control technology platform, with initial deployments at IO Phoenix and nearby IO Scottsdale. CenturyLink Technology Solutions, which formerly operated under the name Savvis, will enter the Phoenix market as

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Zenoss Cloud Monitoring Wins Virtualization Review Reader’s Choice Award

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AUSTIN, TX–(Marketwired – Jan 28, 2014) - Zenoss Inc., the leading provider of unified IT monitoring and management solutions for physical, virtual, and cloud-based IT, today announced that Zenoss’ comprehensive cloud monitoring solution, Zenoss Service Dynamics, is an Editor’s Choice recipient in the 2014 Virtualization Review Reader’s Choice Awards.Virtualization Review is the first and only print publication solely devoted to

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Keeping The Promise Of Unlimited Data Transfer

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Keeping the Promise of Unlimited Data Transfer Is unlimited anything actually achievable? It is quite a normal question for a customer to ask, regardless whether the product in question is data transfer on the cloud, or the all-you-can-eat buffet at the local restaurant. Can an unlimited deal really be that good? In the case of

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3 Recommended Whitepapers: “Mastering Google Apps In The Classroom”

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3 Recommended Whitepapers: “Mastering Google Apps in the Classroom” Google Apps are a big part of the current cloud infrastructure providing a number of services to businesses of all sizes. Here are 3 recommended research papers to read over this week.   “Mastering Google Apps in the Classroom“ Has your school joined the Google revolution? This

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What’s All The Software Defined Fuss About? Busting Myths From VMworld

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Talking with people at VMworld in San Francisco and Barcelona, it was clear that software-defined networking (SDN) and software-defined data centers (SDDC) were a major area of focus for most businesses. These topics are vital to the evolution of virtualization and cloud infrastructure but media hype is already starting to distort the realities they present

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JPMorgan Chase Inducts VMTurbo Into Hall Of Innovation

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JPMorgan Chase Inducts VMTurbo into Hall of Innovation VMTurbo Enables JPMorgan Chase to Increase Virtual Machine Density Without Impacting Workload Performance BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–VMTurbo, provider of the only software-defined control system for businesses running mission-critical applications on virtualized and cloud infrastructures, today announced that JPMorgan Chase & Co. inducted VMTurbo into the Hall of Innovation for

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Cloud Startup: Message Bus

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Cloud Startup: Message Bus Message Bus: Secure Cloud-based Messaging Service for Scaling Business Correspondence Once in a while, a giant comes from the gamut of reigning monsters of technology. One such entity is Message Bus, a cloud startup that has taken North America by storm in 2013. The messaging company emerged as one of this

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Racemi Automates Migrations To IBM Cloud Services

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Racemi Automates Migrations To IBM Cloud Services Customers can begin migrations to IBM SoftLayer’s cloud from competing services immediately ATLANTA, September 16, 2013 – Racemi, the leading provider of automated server migration software that streamlines the process of migrating workloads to public, private, and hybrid clouds, today announced global support for IBM public cloud offerings, providing clients

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Cloud Infographic: Advantages Of Cloud Infrastructure-As-A-Service

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Cloud Infographic: Advantages Of Cloud Infrastructure-As-A-Service Here is a terrific infographic provided by Bluelock which surveys a number of individuals over a 3 month period. The purpose of the survey was to dig deeper into what customers are looking for from IaaS providers. Infographic Source: BlueLock