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"By widening the scope of collaboration under The Linux Foundation, the Xen Project community can set the bar even higher for innovation," said Peder Ulander, VP of Open Source Solutions at Citrix, as Citrix and The Linux Foundation today announced that open source community developmen...
"HP provides the industry's most comprehensive hybrid cloud solution leveraging OpenStack across HP today extended its commitment to the OpenStack community with new and enhanced HP Converged Cloud offerings that enable enterprises to increase agility, speed innovation and lower costs,...
"It's exciting to start my first day as CEO of Alcatel-Lucen," said Michel Combes, new CEO of Alcatel-Lucent, as Nuage Networks last week announced an open software-based solution to address the key datacenter network constraints that limit cloud services adoption. The announcemen...
#SDN #devops #Node.js is awesomesauce for the network, too. I recently stumbled across an article discussing node.js and devops in the same breath. Yes, I was in heaven, why do you ask? In any case, the article notes two primary reasons why node.js is an excellent choice for devo...
RSA Conference Interviews! Watch interviews from the RSA Conference featuring thought leaders from the Cloud Security Alliance, NIST, the CISO Executive Network, the International Association for Privacy Professionals and more on Smart E...
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) has been a hot topic for years – and every year one expert or another makes a claim that this will be the year of VDI. Finally, 2013 may be the year that VDI goes mainstream. We’re seeing the cost of VDI implementation come down to being roughly com...
"We spent two years building a cloud offering that is unmatched in the market. This latest investment represents an investment not only in ProfitBricks but in the future of cloud," said Achim Weiss, co-founder and CEO of ProfitBricks, as it was announced that his IaaS company has recei...
For most CIOs and IT managers, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) isn’t a new concept. In fact, many of them have dismissed it more than once amid concerns such as ROI, security and user experience. But it’s time to take a fresh look at VDI because a slew of new technologies have e...
The latest releases of Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and Sun Ray Software are now available and include integration with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c, providing the industry's first complete, single vendor desktop virtualization solution that spans hardware, software, and ente...
HP has done an amazing job at creating cloud solutions for customers throughout the marketplace. From small to medium-sized businesses through the enterprise and beyond, HP cloud products do the job and do it well. One product in HP’s portfolio that can provide opportunities for busin...
“Together we will separate the hype from reality and deliver the true SDN benefits of agility, operational simplicity and cost savings to our mutual customers,” said Dante Malagrinò, Embrane’s co-founder and chief executive officer, as SDN leader Embrane announced a strategic partners...
As already described in the previous few articles NIST defines three different service models for the cloud - IaaS, PaaS and SaaS. However if you look at the Wikipedia article about cloud computing you will notice that there are quite a few more "as-a-service" models mentioned there. L...
Many organizations that are looking at implementing a new network infrastructure for cloud computing; a new building being built; or any other network capability, better look closer at their network designs. Why? All the cabling needed to build the network should fit the lifespan of t...
"By allowing companies to focus on business innovation instead of technology integration, VCE represents the future of IT. Together with EMC, we intend to lead this industry for years to come," said John Chambers, Chairman and CEO of Cisco, as Cisco and EMC announced earlier this week ...
Anuta Networks, a provider of network services virtualization solutions, on Thursday announced three new product enhancements for its nCloudX platform to enable cloud service providers and enterprises to achieve the promise of the software defined data center. Specifically, Anuta nClou...
Red Hat on Wednesday announced its Big Data direction and solutions to satisfy enterprise requirements for highly reliable, scalable, and manageable solutions to effectively run their Big Data analytics workloads. In addition, Red Hat announced that the company will contribute its Red ...
"Enterprises today cannot afford to spend an inordinate amount of time making sense of the data deluge that surrounds them," said Vishnu Bhat, VP and Global Head of Cloud at Infosys, as Infosys announced the launch of BigDataEdge to radically simplify the complex task of analyzing Big ...
Big Switch Networks on Friday announced that Intel Capital has invested in the company’s Series B funding, bringing the total amount raised to date to over $45 million from investors including Goldman Sachs, Index Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Redpoint Ventures and others. Cloud computin...
“We are pleased with the responses we are receiving from our service provider partners and will continue making a substantial investment in our expertise and knowledge initiatives,” said Birger Steen, CEO of Parallels, on the occasion of the publication of the latest report in the Para...
“Our Big Data Analytics Managed Services help customers get outcomes fast, without tying up CAPEX or increasing head count” said Sidney Minassian, Founder & CEO of Contexti, as the Australian big data analytics managed services, support and training company launched two new subscriptio...
RiverMeadow Software™ Inc., developer of the RiverMeadow™ cloud migration SaaS, the world's only automated server migration platform developed specifically for Carrier and Service Provider Clouds, today announces that PeakColo, a leading enterprise-class IaaS Cloud service provider for...
Amazon Web Services is now hawking Amazon Elastic Transcoder, described as a highly scalable service for transcoding video files between different digital media formats that’s supposed to save users a lot of time and money by eliminating complexity. Amazon said customers can use the ...
"We have seen radical shifts in compute and networking infrastructure in the past few years away from monolithic, hardware-focused architectures to software-defined scale-out resources that are managed and controlled entirely through software," said CEO Kevin Brown as Coraid, a leading...
The lack of ability to achieve compliance in a cloud environment is one of the main factors slowing or stopping enterprises from migrating to the cloud. But cloud advantages, specifically the significant flexibility, push more and more organizations to open up to the cloud and demand c...
Another year, another dollar… or something like that. It’s time for an update on the 6 things I think I think for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) in the coming year! 1. Hybrid Cloud Computing 2012 Perspective: Hybridization WAS key in 2011 and I’m doubling down in 2012. If you’v...
BYOD was arguably the biggest buzz word of 2012 and is now an unstoppable, user-driven wave which will continue to make a major impact on the IT world in 2013 and beyond. Smartphones, tablets and laptops all come under this category, as well as desktop PCs used remotely from home. BYO...
Companies of every size and kind are making the transition to an integrated infrastructure as a way to implement cloud computing, streamline their business and keep costs down. It's also a way to increase the performance of important applications and keep the IT service efficient. Inte...
Dell on Friday announced the acquisition of Gale Technologies, a provider of infrastructure automation software that allows organizations to streamline the deployment of on-premise and hybrid clouds for self-service access to infrastructure. Dell also announced the formation of its Ent...
When moving to the cloud, the four pillars become much less manageable. The amount “much less” implies depends a lot upon your cloud provider, and how you define “cloud”. Put in simple terms, if you are suddenly struck blind, that does not change what’s in front of you, only your abil...
If they plan to remain viable in today’s markets, now is the time for real estate firms to make some dramatic changes by offering intelligent amenities in their commercial properties. How do we prop up our dying shopping center? How do we develop and maintain more business for our st...
IBM has announced a broad set of global initiatives to better position clients to take advantage of cloud opportunities. This effort is aimed at further expanding IBM's cloud ecosystem, enabling organizations to develop solutions and services on IBM SmartCloud and PureSystems, built on...
Telx on Wednesday announced the availability of Amazon Web Services Direct Connect offerings for Telx customers in Northern California, as well as providing extended availability to Telx Cloud Connection Centers in adjacent markets. "Telx continues to expand the portfolio of options ...
For those of you keeping score, late last year American Airlines’ parent AMR declared bankruptcy. The Chapter 11 filing of the once largest airline in the world brought to a conclusion the era of disintegration for the legacy commercial airline market. You can argue about the princip...
Much like devops is more about a culture shift than the technology enabling it, cloud is as much or more about shifts in business models as it is technology. Even as service providers (that includes cloud providers) need to look toward a business model based on revenue per application ...
NaviSite, Inc., a provider of enterprise-class hosting, managed application, managed messaging and managed cloud services, has been selected by EAT, a high street food retailer, to provide the NaviCloud platform Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) for its new customer facing web system...