Brightcove Video Cloud Provider Partners with Ufinity Leading Media Systems Integrator (SI) Ufinity leverages Brightcove Video Cloud to build engaging online video experiences for consumers across Asia [SINGAPORE] October 13, 2011 – Brightcove, a leading global provider of cloud content services,today announced that it partnered with Singapore-based Ufinity Pte Ltd (Ufinity) to deliver compelling video into Ufinity’s movie portals, web sites and social networks. Ufinity is known for designing and building some of Asia’s most advanced Web properties. As a result of this Asia-wide relationship, Ufinity will rely on the Brightcove Video Cloud online video platform to offer its media
IBM SmartCloud Services and Capabilities, Launched IBM has introduced advanced cloud services and software to give unprecedented choice, security and portability to businesses. Designed from the ground up for enterprise clients the new offerings are launched at a time when businesses are shifting critical activities to the cloud and use it as a platform for business. Specifically, IBM is launching IBM SmartCloud Application Services, IBM SmartCloud Foundation and IBM SmartCloud Ecosystem. IBM SmartCloud Application Services will give enterprises the cost and time savings of a cloud environment for a wide range of enterprise applications. This new platform-as-a-service will also allow
Hollywood Banks on Cloud-Based Movie Storage Studios in Hollywood are set to launch their UltraViolet cloud-based movie storage. This “digital locker” service is expected to boost movie sales by attracting consumers to the cloud. According to Lisa Richwine from reuters.com, this service will enable movie buffs to keep purchased copies of films on remote servers. UltraViolet cloud-based movie storage allows a person to view movies of his choice any time on a range of devices. For many months now, studios in Hollywood are facing losses due to companies such as Netflix that offer unlimited monthly rentals in a cheap and
Cloud Computing: Taiwan’s Next Trillion Dollar Industry The same way that Europe and America dominated the business world for the last century, Asia is expected to hold sway over the next. From the BRICS nations of India and China to the Tiger Economies of Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan, Asia’s dominance of global business is considered inevitable. Therefore, it is no surprise that cloud computing, as the future of Information Technology, has found favor in the continent (and extensive coverage on Cloudtweaks). 1. Is India The Next Cloud Computing Superpower? 2. The Chinese Dragon and Cloud Computing 3. Where Does
Microsoft: Security Intelligence Report Volume 11 REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 11, 2011 — At RSA Conference Europe 2011 today, Microsoft Corp. released the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report volume 11 (SIRv11), which found that less than 1 percent of exploits in the first half of 2011 were against zero-day vulnerabilities — software vulnerabilities that are successfully exploited before the vendor has published a security update or “patch.” In contrast, 99 percent of all attacks during the same period distributed malware through familiar techniques, such as social engineering and unpatched vulnerabilities. In the report, Microsoft highlights the fact that some of the more
Library Improves Login Process with the 3M Cloud-ID Visitors to the library want to have a smooth login process and the 3M Cloud-ID has been designed to do so. Launched by 3M Cloud Library, the 3M Cloud-ID leverages a patron’s existing library barcode and PIN to authenticate the patron and allows checkout of eBooks from the 3M Cloud Library. This is completely different from services offered by existing eLending providers that use a separate third party ID/PIN for authentication of library patrons. These traditional process, notes 3M is the cause of about 43 percent failure rate experienced by patrons who
Cloud Computing and the Travel Agent: Thomas Cook Signs 10-Year Deal with Accenture Calling Thomas Cook a travel agent may be akin to calling the Taj Mahal a marble building, but its business depends on the same things as any business – responding rapidly to customer demand and minimizing costs while maximizing revenue. Taking this into consideration, it’s not surprising that Thomas Cook has decided to go on the cloud through its service provider Accenture. England-based Thomas Cook Group plc is one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups with sales of £8.9 billion ($13.7 billion) and 22.5 million customers.
NEC to Cut Legal Risk with UBIC Cloud Japan based UBIC has introduced the UBIC Legal Cloud service that has the potential of reducing legal risk exposure for global corporate groups. UBIC Legal Cloud service enables these corporate groups to use UBIC’s Lit i View eDiscovery software on a 24-hour basis every day of the year from anywhere in the world. The first UBIC Legal Cloud Service is set to be deployed with NEC Corporation. “We want to aggressively pursue our intellectual property strategies further, at the same time we strive to lower any intellectual property-related risks the entire NEC