Government Agencies Struggling To Meet Objectives Of Cloud First Mandate

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Government Agencies Struggling to Meet Objectives of Cloud First Mandate Procurement red tape and a lack of trained personnel continue to plague federal departments and agencies in their efforts to comply with the directives of President Obama’s Cloud First mandate. The policy, issued by the federal government three years ago, requires all federal entities to

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CenturyLink Technology Solutions Uses IO Technology To Open Multi-Megawatt Data Centers

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MONROE, La., and PHOENIX – January 29, 2014 – CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) and IO today announced a strategic agreement to expand the CenturyLink Technology Solutions colocation footprint using IO’s Intelligent Control technology platform, with initial deployments at IO Phoenix and nearby IO Scottsdale. CenturyLink Technology Solutions, which formerly operated under the name Savvis, will enter the Phoenix market as

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Signing On The Dotted Cloud

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Signing on the Dotted Cloud One area where the virtual world of the cloud leads to a sense of discomfort has to do with signing documents and contracts. For centuries, the binding value of an agreement was based on an individual’s capacity to sign his or her name at the bottom – a visual and

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IBM Bolsters Cloud Portfolio While Infusing Analytics Into New Cloud Offerings

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IBM Bolsters Cloud Portfolio While Infusing Analytics Into New Cloud Offerings Infuses analytics into new cloud offerings to help clients drive business transformation $2 billion SoftLayer investment to underpin its high value cloud capabilities Singapore – 09 Oct 2013: Building on its $2 billion acquisition of SoftLayer, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a series of new offerings that fuse together

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Forrester Study: Cloud Services Remains Elusive For Many Enterprises

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Key Findings Of Study: Cloud Services Remains Elusive For Many Enterprises Companies Need A Unified Cloud and Network Strategy to Maximize Full Benefits of Cloud Computing, Software-as-a-Service, and Other Cloud-Based Services HERNDON, VA – October 2, 2013 – Although cloud-based services are now widely utilized by the vast majority of enterprises, a new study by Forrester Consulting

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Cloud Computing: Business Continuity vs. Disastrous Events

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Cloud Computing: Business Continuity vs. Disastrous Events Bad weather can cost companies money. It is an unfortunate lesson to learn the hard way, but natural disasters like hurricanes, floods or super storms are dramatic examples of the value of cloud solutions when it comes to resiliency in the face of a catastrophe, and the ability

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Cloud Startup: Aryaka

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Cloud Startup: Aryaka Aryaka: Attestation to Pure WAN Connectivity with Optimal Bandwidth Use Among the recent companies that have proved a blessing to cloud computing, perhaps none has done more, in a world where network is the lifeline, than Aryaka. This cloud startup whose base is California began in 2008 but has since earned wide

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Top 3 Reasons There Is Adoption Of Cloud In Asia Today

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Top 3 Reasons There Is Adoption Of Cloud In Asia Today The adoption of the cloud in Asia is happening with the flow of economic sense, where IT is adding value to business objectives of the organization. This is more so with the revenue objectives. Surprisingly and amazingly at the same breadth, the adoption or the

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Communication – The Most Important Business Skill

Communication – The Most Important Business Skill   “Are you a team player?” – If you’ve interviewed for any position in the last five years, chances are you would have heard this question. But have you ever wondered what has made teamwork more important in business over the last few years? It’s because we live in an era

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Product Demonstrations An Excellent Fit For Cloud Based Video Conferencing

Product Demonstrations An Excellent Fit For Cloud Based Video Conferencing Product or service demonstrations that require visual contact are an excellent fit for video conferencing, one of the newer features available with a Cloud-based Hosted PBX solution. A sales representative demonstrating a new smartphone to a corporate customer can now easily show him/her the benefits

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Heroes Of The Cloud – Part 9

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Heroes of the Cloud – Part 9 A study of Cloud Computing should include not only the companies and entrepreneurs who have raised the Cloud from a concept to “the next big thing” in Information Technology. The study should also include those who have come to depend on the power of the Cloud. Earlier in

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Cloud Computing As Collaboration Platform – Part 2

Cloud Computing As Collaboration Platform – Part 2 Continued from Part 1 Cloud computing also helps companies to benefit from online services like unified communications services and collaboration that improves productivity and reduces the cost on travel and meetings. Microsoft SharePoint, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Online Services Business Productivity Suite, etc. are a few examples

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Major Factors In The Industry For The Refinement Of SaaS Services In The Year 2013

Major Factors In The Industry For The Refinement Of SaaS Services In The Year 2013 The year 2012 proved to be one of the most effective years that helped the establishing of the SaaS (software-as-a-service). After having got the proper assertion and the definition of the SaaS service in the year 2012, the year 2013

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IBM Delivers New Services To Help Clients Move Enterprise Applications To The Cloud

IBM Delivers New Services to Help Clients Move Enterprise Applications to the Cloud Financial, healthcare, government and electronics clients tap IBM SmartCloud Enterprise+; IBM SmartCloud for SAP applications is now available globally ARMONK, N.Y. – 29 January 2013: IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced global availability for its cloud service on five continents—plus a new center opening

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