Reminder: Cisco to Present Research on Cloud Computing Trends On Dec 7th and 8th

Cisco to Present Research on Cloud Computing, Virtualization and Data Center Trends On December 7 and December 8 Cisco will host two live Internet TV broadcasts to announce results of two separate studies that focus on cloud computing, virtualization, and the evolution of data centers. On December 7, Cisco will host “Network Service Providers as

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ActiveState Launches Amazon EC2 Cloud Offering for Python Developers

VANCOUVER, BC–(Marketwire – December 2, 2010) – ActiveState, the dynamic language expert offering solutions for Perl, Python, and Tcl, today announced it is delivering ActiveState’s market leading ActivePython Community and Business Editions as part of a pre-built Python-centric Amazon Machine Image (AMI) for the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). This enterprise-ready AMI provides a

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Telecoms Cloud Services Summit, 9 – 12 May 2011, Europe, Venue TBC

CloudTweaks and “Telecoms Cloud Services Summit” has formed a strategic partnership for their upcoming event. Telecoms Cloud Services Summit will explore the concrete steps operators are taking to become full-fledged Cloud service providers. Hear detailed case studies of profitable and deployed Cloud services, examine the technical and organisational prerequisites as well as potential external barriers

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Wikileaks evades hackers with shift to Amazon EC2

Wikileaks evades hackers with shift to Amazon Website moves front page to Amazon server hire service but keeps US embassy cables out of reach Wikileaks, the site that has infuriated the US government by releasing thousands of US diplomatic cables, is being hosted by one of the symbols of that country’s internet success – Amazon.

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iomart Group Profits From Rapid Growth in Cloud Computing

LONDON, November 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — – Half Year Results Reveal Increase in Revenues and Profits as Hosting Market Shifts to the Cloud A 36% rise in revenues has helped cloud computing and managed hosting services company iomart Group plc (AIM:IOM) report a 105% increase in profit after tax of GBP1.0m (H1 2010: GBP0.5m squared)

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Salesforce.com Appoints JP Rangaswami as Chief Scientist

LONDON, Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ – Salesforce.com  (CRM 143.37, +0.87, +0.61%) , the enterprise cloud computing company, today announced the appointment of JP Rangaswami to the newly created position of Chief Scientist. At salesforce.com, Rangaswami reports to Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO, salesforce.com. In his new role, Rangaswami will help European customers think

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Agree on Service Levels – IaaS and SaaS

Service Level Agreements should ideally be agreements that describe the services delivered, customer obligations, warranties, disclaimers, service management levels, service availability and termination clauses. There are some important factors that the buyer should consider when discussing the SLA with a provider: How do the provider calculate the availability figure? You need to understand their formula

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Coupa Expenses for Salesforce Now Available on Salesforce.com AppExchange 2, the World’s Most-Popular Marketplace for Business Apps

SAN MATEO, CA–(Marketwire – November 23, 2010) – Coupa Software today announced the availability of Coupa Expenses for Salesforce on AppExchange 2. With Coupa Expenses for Salesforce, salespeople no longer need to worry about tracking paper receipts or wasting hours to file an expense report. Now managers can see the impact of T&E expenses on

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New EMC Executive Research Uncovers Information Governance Risk Factors in Public and Hybrid Clouds

Leadership Council for Information Advantage Provides Roadmap for Intelligent Governance Strategies in a Cloudy World HOPKINTON, Mass., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today released a new report from the Leadership Council for Information Advantage that explores how the use of public and hybrid cloud

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Windows Azure at Supercomputing 2010 – Cloud Computing for biological research

Microsoft announced the release of the National Centre for Biotechnology Information Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (NCBI Blast) on Windows Azure at Supercomputing 2010. The new application enables a broader community of scientists to combine desktop resources with the power of cloud computing for biological research. Microsoft showcased the scale of the application on Windows

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Wipro Capitalizes on Cloud Capability to Boost Janalakshmi’s Microfinance ‘Liability Products’ Business

Bangalore, India, November 19, 2010 – Wipro Technologies, the Global Consulting, System Integration and Outsourcing Business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) today announced that the implementation of  a CRM solution, for Janalakshmi Financial Services, a leading national microfinance company, has been further extended to support Janalakshmi’s new ‘Retail Liability’ business.  This implementation uses a leading public

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ServiceMesh Named Fastest Growing Cloud Computing Company

Wins UP 2010 Award From a Crowded Field of Over 230 Submissions LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwire – November 18, 2010) – ServiceMesh, a provider of enterprise software and services that enable Agile IT operating models for Global 2000 clients, today announced it won the UP-START 2010 award for Fastest Growing Cloud Computing Company. The award was

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VaraLogix Launches North American Operations

Announces VaraLogix Q – Revolutionizing Enterprise Application Delivery for JBoss, WebSphere, WebLogic, Apache and Oracle AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — VaraLogix®, the emerging leader of Enterprise Application Delivery solutions, today launched their North American Operations and announced VaraLogix Q for JBoss®, WebSphere®, WebLogic, Apache and Oracle.  VaraLogix Q is an automation framework built

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Apps for Africa: Mobile Cloud Computing to Accelerate Innovation

Part 2: Apps for Africa: Mobile Cloud Computing to Accelerate Innovation Continued From Part 1 Every cloud has a silver lining, a lining that emits beams of hope onto the continent it traverses. Africa’s horizon has seen many clouds that have only passed on to deliver rains to the rest of the world.  However, one

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