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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Salesforce.com and Veeva Systems Announce Expanded Alliance to Serve the Global Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry

Veeva Systems generating business success worldwide delivering Pharma CRM on Force.com SAN FRANCISCO & PLEASANTON, Calif., Oct 13, 2010 (SOURCE: BUSINESS WIRE) — Veeva Systems and salesforce.com, /quotes/comstock/13*!crm/quotes/nls/crm (CRM 107.50, +2.03, +1.93%) the enterprise cloud computing company, today announced an expanded alliance to accelerate the delivery of the market-leading Veeva CRM applications to the global

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SAP Interview With CloudTweaks

SAP Discusses First Native Cloud Application CloudTweaks.com had an opportunity this week to speak with Rahul Sood, SVP, SAP Carbon Impact product management, Technology and Innovation Platform.  SAP recently released an enhanced version of SAP Carbon Impact OnDemand 5.0.  It is SAP’s first native cloud application,  and is designed to help companies  reduce their energy and

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Appirio Introduces Industry’s First Cloud Broker Technology

Announces New Cross-Cloud Solutions for Sales, Marketing and HR Built on Appirio CloudWorks SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Source: Marketwire – September 15, 2010) – (Appirio Cloud Leadership Summit) – Today Appirio introduced the first cloud broker technology to help enterprises unleash information from SaaS silos, solving a growing problem faced by enterprises who are moving multiple applications

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HP acquires data software firm Stratavia

(Reuters) – Hewlett-Packard Co (HPQ.N) said on Thursday it would acquire Stratavia, a private company that makes software to manage databases and has applications in cloud computing. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. HP said in a statement that Stratavia will make HP’s Software and Solutions portfolio stronger with its software that helps

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Nimbula raises $15M to expand cloud service

Reuters Press Release Nimbula, a provider of cloud-computing services, raised an additional $15 million in venture capital funding in a second round led by Accel Partners on Monday. It plans to use the money to promote market adoption of its on-demand computing service. Accel Partners snagged a spot on the company’s board of directors, which

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Cloud adopters and some of the questions

A big question mark for cloud adopters Due to service levels or the lack thereof, organizations are hesitant to move to the cloud. Vendors clear the air on SLAs for the cloud We are currently at a stage where the IT world has seen its share of conferences, presentations, and in some cases actual adoption

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