You know an idea’s time has come when BBC writes about it. The esteemed media outlet has done a comprehensive […]
The IaaS-enabler solution comes in three distinct flavours: CloudStack Enterprise Edition, CloudStack Service Provider Edition and CloudStack Community Edition.
IBM has opened a cloud computing laboratory in Singapore to help businesses, government bodies, research institutions and universities reap work […]
IBM has acquired Cast Iron Systems, a privately held company, which delivers cloud integration software, appliances and services. IBM expects […]
Most cloud vendors promise to cut cost. But cloud-based solutions provider Appirio has gone a step ahead and guarantees to save at least $ 1 million a year when its customers migrate to cloud.
The offer comes with two caveats: Customers should be already spending over $ 5 million on IT infrastructure. They should switchover to public not private cloud.
Arun Mysore interviewed Ryan Nichols, Appiro’s vice president of cloudsourcing and cloud strategy, to find out more about the million dollar deal.
Simon Wardley, cloud strategist for Canonical, has an interesting take on how green Cloud computing is. It leads to better utilisation of computing resources, and eliminates wastage. But cloud also accelerates building of appliances and triggers an explosion of consumption of energy-intensive computing resources, Sounds simplistic? The piping of electricity to homes, led to a similar explosion of consumption. So, is cloud computing green? Yes in the short run and No in the long run, says Mr Wardley.
Jax Enter had recently reported that, with the rise of cloud-based applications, access control was shifting from IT teams to enabling business. Cloud computing and SOA expert David Linthicum has also taken note of business users accessing IT resources bypassing IT teams.
BBC has reported that the UK cloud computing market will double in size to touch £1 billion by 2012. The […]
Yankee Group concludes that as things stand cloud risks outweigh benefits. Customers should read the fine print and be proactive in managing cloud engagements.
To ensure quick deployment and cost savings SaaS vendors need to architect their solutions to support multi-tenancy. But multi-tenancy is […]
European IT solutions vendor Steria has unveiled ‘Infrastructure On Command’ to provide computing power to customers in less than 30 […]
Microsoft has joined hands with Facebook to taken on Google Docs. Lili Cheng, general manager of Microsoft’s FUSE Labs, has […]
Several VOIP vendors of USA have launched the Cloud Communications Alliance (www.cloudcommunications.com), reports Web Host Industry Review (WHIR). The members […]
IT solutions provider Fujitsu has launched an ambitious global cloud strategy, which according to media reports will cost the company U.S. $537.3 million. The Japanese IT major’s cloud strategy comes with four ‘modes’: infrastructure, application, activity, and content.