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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HP, Intel and Yahoo! Attract Additional Contributors to Open Cirrus Cloud Computing Test Bed

PITTSBURGH, Sep 27, 2010 (Source: BUSINESS WIRE) — HP, Intel Corporation and Yahoo! Inc. today announced that four new organizations will join Open Cirrus(TM), a global, multiple data center, open source test bed for the advancement of cloud computing research. The announcement coincides with the fourth Open Cirrus Summit, hosted by Carnegie Melon University and

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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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Cloud Computing Comparisons Between AWS, RackSpace and GoGrid Part 2

Cloud Computing Comparisons By Malick As we saw in Part 1, Amazon Web Services being the pioneer in Cloud Services (Please see our earlier post about this topic: Link1, Link2, Link3) it has become common practice to compare other services with AWS. Amazon started offering its windows service back in early 2009. As the cloud

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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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HP launches $1.6 billion bid for 3PAR

Reuters| Mon Aug 23, 2010 NEW YORK: Hewlett-Packard Co launched a $1.6 billion bid for data storage company 3PAR Inc on Monday, topping an offer by technology rival Dell Inc. HP bid $24 a share for 3PAR, about 33 percent more than Dell planned to pay in a deal announced a week ago. At the

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Cloud Computing – The future cloud should fend for itself

by James Urquhart with CNet It is fascinating the ways in which the world of computing can be made easier, thus creating opportunity for new complexities–usually in the form of new computing technologies. It’s happened with programming languages, software architectures, computer networks, data center design, and systems virtualization. However, nothing has raised the bar on

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Virtualization isn't cloud computing

Here is an article we came across the morning by Dan Kusnetzky of ZDnet that points out the difference between Cloud Computing and Virtualization. I came across an interesting post, Is Virtualization the Same as Cloud Computing?, published by Rajan Chandras. He, in turn, was commenting on an article that equated cloud computing and virtualization.

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Cloud security 101: Start cramming now

Recommended Article By Roger Grimes of InfoWorld Cloud computing represents a major shift in the way you do IT security, so you’d best bone up in the name of job security People still come up to me claiming that cloud computing is nothing but network computing with a “10-dollar word” attached to it. They’re wrong,

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CA Technologies Acquires Virtualization and Cloud Infrastructure Consulting Firm

4Base Technology Will Help Customers Move Quickly, Pragmatically and Successfully from Virtualization to Cloud by Providing Strategic Advice and Implementation Expertise ISLANDIA, N.Y., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — As part of its continued investment in virtualization and cloud management, CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) today announced the acquisition of privately-held 4Base Technology, a virtualization and cloud infrastructure

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Deciphering Red Hat’s cloud computing strategy

Of the three primary Linux vendors (Canonical, Novell, and Red Hat), Canonical and Red Hat have made the biggest splashes in the cloud computing market. Canonical’s focus appears to be simple partnerships and bundling software, rather than the comprehensive enterprise products offered by Red Hat. At its 2010 Summit, Red Hat provided a complete and

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Cloud Computing Is Here to Stay! Forbes

Cloud Computing Is Here to Stay! For some, this summer is shaping up to be the “Summer of Cloud Computing,” with every major technology vendor announcing products, or at least a strategy for the cloud. For others, this seems to be the “Summer of Cloud Computing Hype.” There’s been a fair amount of debate of

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Optimizing the Virtual Cloud

BURBANK, CA–(Marketwire – July 29, 2010) – Cloud computing is a revolution for corporate data systems. Instead of having to install and maintain costly server hardware on-site, enterprises can now subscribe to a cloud service and literally use computing resources as they are needed. When they are no longer required, those resources are used elsewhere.

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VMworld® 2010, the Leading Virtualization Event of the Year, Comes to San Francisco and Copenhagen

PALO ALTO, CA–(Marketwire – July 27, 2010) –  VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop through the datacenter and to the cloud, today announced that VMworld® 2010 makes its return to San Francisco Aug. 30 through Sept. 2 at Moscone Center and will also be held Oct. 12-14 at

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