Fighting Above Your Weight Class Through Cloud Computing

Imagine the following scenario. You, weighing a mere 150 pounds and an armchair fighter, are suddenly challenged to a boxing match with a 250 pound professional boxer with ham- sized fists. Under normal circumstances, you wouldn’t consider even stepping into the ring. However, you have a trump card – a magic glove that multiplies the

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Recent Developments in Private Clouds – Nimbula

Recent Developments in Private Clouds. While most of the initial interest in cloud computing focused on companies that offered their cloud services for businesses to use as they need, there has recently been a shift towards so-called private clouds. These private clouds leverage an existing data centre infrastructure to provide scalable infrastructure throughout the business,

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Engine Yard Announces Open Source Software Community Grant Program

Company Champions Open Source Developers With Funding SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – December 1, 2010) – Engine Yard, the leading cloud computing Platform-as-a-Service for Ruby on Rails, today announced the Engine Yard Open Source Software (OSS) Community Grant program. This program aims to help critical projects and OSS contributors gain traction while growing their user base

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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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Microsoft Corp has announced that it has partnered with Cloud.com

Open source cloud initiative embraces Microsoft virtualization platform. REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ — Microsoft Corp. today announced that it has partnered with Cloud.com to provide integration and support of Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V to the OpenStack project, an open source cloud computing platform. The addition of Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V provides organizations

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U.S. General Services Administration selects CGI for multi-vendor US$76M BPA for Cloud-Based Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

FAIRFAX, VA, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ – CGI Federal Inc. (CGI), a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A) has been selected as one of the 11 companies awarded a five-year, government-wide Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). The BPA

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Cloud Computing Storage And The Exponential Growth Of Data

Practically Speaking about Cloud Storage If we ever have a chance to sit back and think, we will wonder how easily we accumulate things and store them in various places.  Whether it is in our personal life or in the companies that we work or connected with, we can find that.  In digital life too,

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Novell Delivers First Solution for Comprehensive Cloud Management

Novell Cloud Manager, customers can build and securely manage cloud environments across all leading hypervisors, operating systems and hardware platforms WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ — Novell (Nasdaq: NOVL) today announced the availability of Novell® Cloud Manager, a new solution that enables customers to create and securely manage a cloud computing environment as a seamless

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VMworld Was A Massive Success, Attracts Over 17000 Attendees. Discusses Next Event

VMworld Was A Massive Success, Attracts Over 17000 Attendees SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – September 3, 2010) – VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced the conclusion of its seventh annual VMworld® 2010 conference, which was held from Aug. 30 through Sept. 2 at the Moscone Center in San

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Practically Speaking about Amazon Web Services – Part 3

Practically Speaking about Amazon Web Services – Part 3 What is AMI and types of AMIs available in various regions? Amazon Machine Image is the basic unit of computing provided by Amazon Web Services Elastic Computing Cloud EC2. As we see in Virtualization, these are virtual appliances ready to be launched as Virtual Machines. These

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Cloudtweaks VMWorld 2010 Updates and Agenda Report

VMWorld 2010 Update By Malick If you are not connected with the cloud, your individual mind would be a dumb terminal. Welcome to the VMWorld 2010! VIRTUAL ROADS. ACTUAL CLOUDS: The statement ends as:  Together we’ll travel from Virtual Roads to Actual Roads. Come engage. Leave enlightened. A true global event! 85 Countries represented in

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