Thunder in the cloud: $6 cloud-based denial-of-service attack

When you hear the rumble of thunder, then you know the storm is near. Two security researchers warned that cloud-based denial-of-service attacks are looming on the horizon. With $6 and a homemade “Thunder Clap” program, security experts David Bryan and Michael Anderson managed to take down their client’s server with the help of Amazon’s EC2

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RightNow Delivers First Customer Experience Cloud Platform

(Press Release ITWire Aug 11th) RightNow today unveiled the first customer experience cloud platform, RightNow CX Cloud Platform making it possible for organisations to create, extend and integrate mission-critical customer experience solutions in the cloud. The new RightNow App Builder opens up the RightNow platform, allowing RightNow clients and partners to create new customer experience

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Datapipe Appoints Vice President of Cloud Strategy and Architecture

JERSEY CITY, NJ–(Marketwire – August 10, 2010) –  Datapipe, a leading provider of managed hosting and IT services, today announced the expansion of its leadership team with the appointment of Ed Laczynski as Vice President of Cloud Strategy and Architecture. He will be responsible for driving Datapipe’s cloud computing strategy and the architecture of new

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3PAR to Present at Morgan Keegan Technology Conference

FREMONT, CA–(Marketwire – August 6, 2010) –  3PAR® (NYSE: PAR), the leading global provider of utility storage, announced today that 3PAR Chief Financial Officer Adriel Lares and 3PAR Senior Director of Business Strategy Geoff Hough are scheduled to present at the Morgan Keegan Technology Conference at the New York Palace Hotel, 455 Madison Avenue, New

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CRM Cloud Computing Set for Significant Growth

The talk of cloud computing is dominating the news pages, especially as more companies are jumping on board. One key focus for a number of customer-centric companies is the implementation of CRM cloud computing solutions. This growing demand will drive new spending on server hardware, boosting the industry. According to a Server Watch report, research

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10 Very Popular Cloud Storage Service Must Haves For Businesses!

10 Popular Cloud Storage Services The focus is on Storage rather than the whole Infrastructure or Platform itself.  Some of these companies you may or may not be familiar with.  We feel it’s a good list of some newer and some older services! Updated: March 5th, 2011 Acronis – Once the files are backed up

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Six Critical Questions CIOs Should Ask Before Entering the Cloud

PRWeb Farmington Hills, MI (Vocus) August 3, 2010 Fear of the unknown is a powerful emotion. But when you’re an IT exec, fear of the unknown – particularly when you’re talking about moving into the cloud – really comes down to fear of making a costly mistake. To help its customers navigate through the cloud

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Will cloud computing economics add up for Microsoft?

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By Larry Dignan at ZDnet Microsoft at its financial analyst meeting made the case for being a cloud computing leader and argued that its economic prospects will improve as information technology shifts to an on-demand model. The big question: Do you buy the argument that cloud computing will accelerate Microsoft’s earnings and revenue growth? Let’s

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Top 10 Cloud Computing Venture Capital Firms To Help Build Your Business

Top 10 Cloud Computing Venture Capital Firms To Help Build Your Business For more than 30 years, NEA has been helping to build great companies. Our committed capital has grown to $11 billion and we’ve funded more than 650 companies in the Information Technology, Energy Technology and Healthcare sectors. For more than 49 years, Norwest

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CA Technologies buys its way into cloud fray

By Kevin Kwang, ZDNet Asia Its 2010 acquisition blitz to date includes Oblicore, Nimsoft and 3Tera and shows no signs of slowing as CA Technologies (CA) continues its buying spree to “plug gaps” and bulk up on technical capabilities, particularly in the cloud environment. According to Andi Mann, vice president of product marketing at CA,

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