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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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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RightNow Technologies Interview

RightNow Technologies Interview Cloudtweaks.com recently spoke with Andrew Hull, Director of Product Marketing at RightNow, and JP Saunders, Director of Product Marketing, CX Platform at RightNow, about current trends in cloud computing. RightNow is well positioned in the CRM space focused on large business to consumer interactions.  The company’s unique focus is on the broader

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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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Practically Speaking About Cloud Computing: Microsoft Windows Azure Part III

Microsoft Windows Azure Part III Read Part 2 Microsoft SQL Azure: Microsoft SQL Azure, another cloud service from Microsoft, brings robust RDBMS – Relational Database Management System, on pay per use basis. SQL Azure is a cloud database utility service from Microsoft data centers. SQL Azure can be used by both Cloud based Applications and

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Cloud Computing Market to Reach $25 Billion by 2013

Cloud Computing Market to Reach $25 Billion by 2013 ROCKVILLE, MD–(Marketwire – October 19, 2010) –  MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of Renub Research’s new report “Cloud Computing – SaaS, PaaS, IaaS Market, Mobile Cloud Computing, M&A, Investments, and Future Forecast, Worldwide” to their collection of Internet Applications market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=2807915

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Cloud Provider VMware, Reports Third Quarter 2010 Results

Revenue Growth of 46% to $714 Million; GAAP Operating Margin of 13.2%; Non-GAAP Operating Margin of 28.6%; Trailing Twelve Months Operating Cash Flows Growth of 8% to $1.1 Billion; Trailing Twelve Months Free Cash Flows Growth of 39% to $1.1 Billion PALO ALTO, CA–(Marketwire – October 18, 2010) – VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global

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Cloud Computing Trends For 2011

A look at 5 cloud trends in the coming year courtesy of Computer World Would you recognize a significant IT business trend if you saw one? Over the years, many products, technologies and IT-related business trends have been hyped beyond their significance. But the killers are the ones that go unnoticed and wind up being

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