Thoughts on Cloud Performance Monitoring Cloud computing is taking over the IT world; there is no doubt about it. IDC predicts that over the next five years spending on public IT cloud services will increase from $21.5 billion in 2010 to $72.9 billion in 2015. This translates into one of every seven dollars spent on packaged software, servers and storage in 2015 to be related to the public cloud. To me, there is no doubt that the cloud is serious business. And the cloud is all about leveraging resources, to ensure their best possible distribution and use, which brings about
Trend Micro Named as SearchSecurity.com™ 2011 Readers’ Choice Award Winner CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2011 — Trend Micro Incorporated, a global cloud security leader, announced Trend Micro InterScan Messaging Security Suite was awarded the gold medal in the Messaging Security Products category of the SearchSecurity.com 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards. According to SearchSecurity.com, users gave Trend Micro InterScan Messaging Security Suite strong marks for end-user transparency and ease of use. The product also won high marks for ease of installation, configuration and administration. Users liked the product’s ability to detect and block spam, phishing attempts, viruses and spyware in messaging traffic.
Oracle Announces Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco 2011 Keynote Lineup World’s Largest Technology Conference Showcases Hardware and Software Products Engineered for Innovation Redwood Shores, Calif. – September 29, 2011 News Facts Oracle today announced that Chief Executive Officer Larry Ellison will kick off Oracle OpenWorld 2011, the world’s largest information technology event, with a keynote address outlining Oracle’s vision for engineered systems – hardware and software engineered to work together. Industry leaders from Cisco, Dell, EMC and Infosys, as well as senior Oracle executives, will also deliver keynotes during the five-day conference. This year’s keynotes will feature insights into industry trends,
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Automation Unlocks The Door To The Private Cloud As companies increase their use of virtualization and succeed in expanding its reach to ever more mission-critical applications, their environments inherently become more complex. So, even as data centers get closer to the promise of the private cloud, the rate and ease with which they can advance potentially diminishes. How can they overcome the final hurdles or private cloud adoption, where the promise of greater efficiencies and faster service awaits? Automation quickly becomes the catalyst that enables organizations to make this transformation. Virtual data centers require new and innovative approaches to solving
5 Challenges in the Journey to the Cloud On my blog, I have already said that Cloud Computing is a Safe Bet for the Future, defining and showing us the shape of things to come for the IT industry. I have discussed about advantages and disadvantages, about the hows, the whens and the whys, about dos and don’ts. And, in my opinion, sooner or later, most businesses will start their migration to the cloud and like any epic journey it is not without challenges. I believe these are the most common challenges in the journey to the cloud: Lack of
The IaaS Management Market: Evolution, Vendors and More A lot have already been said about the false cloud use where the IaaS platform utilized as an hosting extension of the IT organization’s data center and not taking advantage of the elasticity benefits to generate a cost effective and scalable IT operation. Using the public IaaS whether it is Amazon, Rackspace or any other vendor means using an highly dynamic environment which presents an increasing complexity hence loss of control. Checking the list below I can say that cloud (including all its layers IaaS, PaaS and SaaS) control basically contains the