New York City Has Agreed To Utilize IBM Cloud Technology

(Reuters) – New York City has hired IBM to consolidate the technology departments for more than 50 city agencies by using “cloud computing,” the company said in a statement on Sunday. New York City, which faces a deficit of as much as $4.4 billion (2.7 billion pounds), could save $100 million (63 million pounds) over

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Governments and Cloud Computing – Where Do They Stand?

Governments and Cloud Computing – Where Do They Stand? “The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away.” – Ronald Reagan (1911-2004), 40th US President. Reagan’s views, though decades old, are still shared by the majority of the populace the world over. Governments across the world are considered the

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Top 25 European Cloud Computing Rising Stars: CohesiveFT

Cohesive Flexible Technologies, or CohesiveFT, can be depicted as more than a European cloud-based rising star. The London-headquartered start-up has offices in Chicago and Palo Alto and in the past three years has attracted the interest of journalists and analysts alike. Craig Heimark, Alexis Richardson, and Dwight Koop founded the company in 2006 with the

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Optimizing Applications for the Cloud

When ISVs plan to build applications using cloud computing services, they have two key decisions to make: What services to build, and  what sort of application to build? One approach is to build a traditional enterprise application, carryout minimal modification and run it on a particular provider’s cloud system infrastructure such as Microsoft Azure or Amazon’s

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Analysis: Investors look to cloud for tech stock picks

BOSTON (Reuters) – Jeffrey Saut simply looks up to remind himself which tech stocks will be hot in 2011. Saut, chief investment strategist for brokerage Raymond James, says he is betting on companies that are leaders in cloud computing — using Internet technology to move computers and information away from desktops and into remote data

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Fujitsu set to invest $1.2 billion-plus on cloud computing in 2011

Fujitsu set to invest $1.2 billion-plus on cloud computing in 2011 By Sourya Biswas of CloudTweaks Cloud computing circles are abuzz with the news that Fujitsu is set to invest a whopping $1.2 billion in this emerging technology next year. Such a large investment certainly augurs well for this new field of computing science. For

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NATO set to rule the cloud with IBM’s help

NATO set to rule the cloud with IBM’s help By Sourya Biswas of CloudTweaks.com The military has been at the forefront of every technological and scientific advancement over the last century. From jet engines to computers to the Internet, all of these innovations have seen the light of day under military guidance. Therefore, it is

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Technology Collaboration between IBM and NATO Allied Command Transformation

Technology Collaboration between IBM and NATO Allied Command Transformation Source: PRNewsWire NORFOLK, Va. and WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2010 – NATO’s Allied Command Transformation (ACT) today selected IBM (NYSE: IBM) for a strategic technology project to gain experience with emerging information technologies to improve data center efficiency and increase data sharing by its 28 member nations.

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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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Intel Corporation today unveiled several new initiatives under its “Cloud 2015″ Vision

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct 27, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Intel Corporation today unveiled several new initiatives under its “Cloud 2015″ vision aimed at making cloud-based Internet computing more interoperable, secure and simplified. Intel’s Cloud 2015 vision has three key elements: a “federated” cloud that allows enterprises to share data across internal and external clouds; an

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