Dell Provides Cloud-Based Services to Merge Healthcare Dell has been chosen as a preferred provider of cloud computing services, storage and enterprise hardware products for Merge Healthcare. Merge Healthcare, a provider of enterprise imaging and interoperability solutions, will leverage solutions from Dell to simplify information access, management and archiving among its portfolio of image interoperability solutions. “Dell is pleased to work with Merge to enable our customers to support innovation in healthcare through more efficient use of IT,” said David Zirl, Ph.D., area vice president for Dell Healthcare and Life Sciences solutions. “Digital medical information is growing at an unprecedented
Steve Jobs “may never be equaled Passionate, prickly, and deemed irreplaceable by many Apple fans and investors, Steve Jobs made a life defying conventions and expectations. And despite years of poor health, his death on Wednesday at the age of 56 prompted a global gasp as many people remembered how much he had done to transform the worlds of computing, music and mobile phones, changing the way people communicate and access information and entertainment. “The world rarely sees someone who has had the profound impact Steve has had, the effects of which will be felt for many generations to come,”
Red Hat to Acquire Cloud Storage Provider ‘Gluster’ Raleigh, NC – October 4, 2011 – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions to the enterprise, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Gluster, Inc., a leading provider of scale-out, open source storage solutions for standardizing the management of unstructured data. With this acquisition, Red Hat will define a new baseline for how enterprise IT manages the explosion of big data, whether deployed on-premise or spanning into the public cloud. Red Hat is expanding into a critical part of enterprise infrastructure,
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.
Juniper Networks Unveils New Cloud-Based Environment Juniper Networks has announced a first-of-its-kind cloud offering that is touted to revolutionize the way service providers and enterprises design, test and operate networks. Network operators can leverage the new virtual environment to create and run networks on-demand, which enables network modeling, testing and planning at a very large scale. For $50 a day, Junosphere Lab allows companies to speed modeling projects by more than 30 percent and reduce total cost of ownership by as much as 90 percent when compared to the alternative of building a physical lab. “Junosphere Lab leverages the power
Citrix Improves Performance for Cloud Infrastructure Citrix Systems is improving scalability and performance for cloud infrastructure, desktop virtualization and networking through the release of XenServer 6. The most recent edition of Citrix server virtualization product line- XenServer 6- is a key component of the company’s cloud computing and virtualization strategy. XenServer delivers a highly-resilient, cloud-optimized and easily customized virtual platform that helps cloud providers produce differentiated solutions that meet the needs of their customers. XenServer 6 offers a range of features such as optimizations for cloud and service delivery networking. The latest version boasts full integration of Open vSwitch, a
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,
Based on recent reports regarding Facebook user tracking, we have decided to appropriately title this weeks David Fletcher comic: ‘The Darker Side Of The Cloud”… —————————————————————————————————————————– Lawmakers seek FTC probe of Facebook post-log out tracking Two U.S. congressmen today asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Facebook’s practice of tracking users even after they have logged out. “When users log out of Facebook, they are under the expectation that Facebook is no longer monitoring their activities. We believe this impression should be the reality. Facebook users should not be tracked without their permission,” said the letter (PDF) sent to the