The US Department Of Energy Is Finally Embracing Cloud Technology

The US Department of Energy is Finally Embracing Cloud Technology A new DOE paper explains how national labs can migrate to the cloud without compromising security. I’m sure it won’t come as a shock to anyone in the tech industry (or outside it for that matter) that the US government can be slow to adopt new ideas,

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Groupon Successfully Scales Sales in the Cloud

Using Salesforce CRM with Chatter and Model Metrics’ deployment services, Groupon grows to more than 500 markets around the world, providing thousands of incredible daily discounts each month CHICAGO – January 19, 2011 – Model Metrics, the leader in cloud computing services for the enterprise, today announced Groupon is using its cloud implementation services along

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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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Cloud Provider Amazon AWS Introduces New Premium Support Plans

AWS Introduces New Premium Support Plans, Lowers Usage Prices by 50% on Existing Plans Source: Amazon AWS Site We are excited to announce that we have lowered usage pricing on existing Premium Support offerings by 50% and added two new support plans to meet the needs of developers and businesses of all sizes and technical

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Oracle – The latest Big Boy to join the Cloud Computing game

Oracle – the latest Big Boy to join the Cloud Computing game By Sourya Biswas of CloudTweaks Monday, December, 20th, 2010 – Cloud computing received a major shot in the arm with the entrant of the latest big name in the field – Oracle – on Wednesday, 15 December 2010. On that day, Oracle introduced

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Amazon S3 – Object Size Limit Now 5 TB

Amazon Blog Update: A number of our customers want to store very large files in Amazon S3 — scientific or medical data, high resolution video content, backup files, and so forth. Until now, they have had to store and reference the files as separate chunks of 5 gigabytes (GB) or less. So, when a customer

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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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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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Public and Private and Hybrid Oh My! CloudTweaks Update

CloudTweaks Update Many companies looking to move to the cloud are faced with many key decisions that are not always easy.  As there are a growing number of choices in terms of services to choose from. Such as: Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Force etc…etc… The good news is that CloudTweaks is now offering a service that

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New Cloud File Sharing Service – WatchDox, Selected as Finalist for UP 2010 Cloud Computing Award

New Cloud File Sharing Service – WatchDox, Selected as Finalist Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) November 5, 2010 – Confidela, the maker of WatchDox, a document control, tracking and protection solution, today announced that it has been named a finalist for the UP 2010 Cloud Computing Award’s “Most Innovative” category, an annual review of cloud computing

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Recent Cloud Survey From SolarWinds Indicates That as the Technology Moves From Hype to Reality…

Recent Cloud Survey From SolarWinds Indicates That as the Technology Moves From Hype to Reality, Management Challenges Continue to Be Top of Mind for IT Pros 60 Percent of Respondents Are Tasked to Guide Planning and Evaluate Vendors, and More Than Half are Concerned About Maintaining Performance & Availability; 77 Percent Cite the Need to

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HP Delivers the Instant-On Enterprise for Business and Government

PALO ALTO, Calif. – HP today unveiled its vision for the “Instant-On Enterprise“ – organizations that embed technology into everything they do in order to better address the rapidly changing needs of customers and citizens. HP also announced new integrated solutions that help businesses and governments create their own Instant-On Enterprise. With the adoption of

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Cloud Computing Giant Amazon Reduces S3 Storage Pricing

Cloud Computing Giant Amazon Reduces S3 Storage Pricing Amazon has reduced Amazon S3 storage prices for both Standard and Reduced Redundancy Storage regions effective November 1st. Here’s a breakdown on some of their changes: Amazon S3 Detail Page. Old         New First 1TB           $0.150    $0.140 Next 49TB   

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Managed by Zenoss, Autonomic Resources’ Cloud Offering Wins Major Government Cloud Computing Contract

AUSTIN, TX–(Marketwire – November 1, 2010) – Zenoss Inc., a leading provider of dynamic service assurance products for public, private and hybrid clouds, today announced that systems integrator and Zenoss partner Autonomic Resources has been awarded a contract to sell its infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud platform, or “ARC-P”, through the federal government’s cloud computing storefront, Apps.gov,

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