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. He’s arguing that it is incorrect to equate virtualization to cloud computing. I believe that both Rojan and I would agree that virtualization is abstracting computing functions into a logical environment that appears ideal for that function that may be very different than the actual
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A big question mark for cloud adopters Due to service levels or the lack thereof, organizations are hesitant to move to the cloud. Vendors clear the air on SLAs for the cloud We are currently at a stage where the IT world has seen its share of conferences, presentations, and in some cases actual adoption of what can be described the current favorite newsmaker, cloud computing. Some organizations have already moved to the cloud in some way or the other. While for others who are contemplating whether or not to deliver their IT from the cloud, Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
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, though: Cloud computing represents a fundamental shift in information technology, in myriad ways. If you’re a security admin — whether for applications or infrastructure — your job is going to change. There will be internal (private) and external (public) clouds that you will have to
Mobile Cloud Computing -The Future of The Mobile Industry These days cloud computing technology is being discussed just about everywhere. People are excited and curious to know more and more about this latest technology and about its working pros and cons. Cloud computing is usually viewed in the context of web, business firms, and data servers. But it is not only business companies and personal computer users which are going to feel its impact; it will bring a major change in the mobile industry as well. Cloud computing is going to dominate the way in which mobile applications will operate
Cloud-Based Email Archiving System to Help County Quickly Satisfy eDiscovery Requests (Press Release) Waltham, Mass., August 16, 2010 – Mimecast®, a unified email management company offering cloud-based email security, continuity, policy control and archiving, today announced that Florida’s Pasco County has teamed with Mimecast to move its email management systems to the cloud. With Mimecast, Pasco County will greatly improve the speed with which public record requests can be fulfilled. County email will now be quickly searchable and the eDiscovery process will be cut down to mere minutes, giving the County an easy, cost-effective way to fill public record requests.
Aug 16 (Reuters) – Dell Inc (DELL.O) said on Monday it plans to buy data storage company 3PAR Inc (PAR.N) for $18 per share in cash, or $1.15 billion, extending its storage product offering for cloud computing. The deal marks an 87 percent premium over 3PAR’s Friday closing price. It is expected to close by the end of the year, the companies said. Stay Tuned For Further Updates…