Wyse Presents Cloud Client Computing Solutions and Collaboration with Microsoft’s Virtualization Solutions at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2011 SAN JOSE, Calif. – 07/07/2011 – Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing, announced that as part of their participation at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference(WPC), the company will be demonstrating its comprehensive line of cloud client computing solutions. Microsoft’s annual event takes place July 10-14 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall. Wyse will be prominently represented at WPC in Booth 835. Among the products being demonstrated are: Wyse Configuration Manager (WCM) WCM is an innovative self-configuring client technology
50GB of Free Cloud Storage Available in HP App Catalog Box.net has launched its Box for TouchPad, which is available immediately in the HP App Catalog. In addition to offering enterprise-grade content storage and sharing to tablets, Box for TouchPad App makes available 50GB of free cloud storage for the lifetime of the account. Box for TouchPad allows users to access and view files on-the-go, easily share links to Box files and folders via email, find files quickly utilizing built-in search, and upload content directly from the TouchPad to Box.net. According to the companies, Box for TouchPad and the 50GB
8×8 and VCE Deliver Cloud Services to Businesses Business communications and cloud computing solutions provider 8×8 and VCE are collaborating to deliver cloud computing services to businesses utilizing the Vblock Infrastructure Platform. VCE or the Virtual Computing Environment Company was formed by Cisco and EMC with investments from VMware and Intel. This company was established to create a fully integrated IT platform that combines compute, network, storage, virtualization and management technologies from Cisco, EMC and VMware. 8×8 is able to accelerate deployment of cloud-based computing solutions by adopting the Vblock platform. These solutions have the ability to significantly cut down
Dimension Data Acquires OpSource To Accelerate Global Cloud Strategy Johannesburg, South Africa and Santa Clara, CA – June 30, 2011 – Dimension Data announced today that it has acquired OpSource, an enterprise cloud company, in a deal that will see Dimension Data, a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Holdings, accelerate its cloud computing services offerings. At the same time, Dimension Data, a US $4.7 billion ICT services and solutions provider has created a centralised Cloud Solutions Business Unit which will report directly into Dimension Data’s CEO, Brett Dawson. OpSource will become part of the Dimension Data Cloud Solutions Business Unit.
AWS Announces New Data Transfer Pricing We’re pleased to announce that we’re lowering our pricing for AWS data transfer, effective July 1, 2011. We’ve often told you that one of our goals is to drive down costs continuously and to pass those savings on. We’ve reduced prices on over a dozen occasions over the last four years. We’re happy to be able to once again pass along savings to you. We will no longer charge a separate fee for internet data transfer in. For internet data transfer out, we’ve added three new tiers — at 1 PB, 5 PB and
Avnet Technology Solutions has introduced its HP-designated Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE) at its Global Solutions Center in Chandler, Ariz. Avnet’s HP CCoE is built on a complete, integrated and open platform – HP’s CloudSystem. This platform allows both businesses and service providers to build and manage services across private, public and hybrid cloud environments. This facility can be leveraged by Avnet’s HP value-added reseller (VAR) partners in the U.S. and Canada to show prospects the benefits of incorporating cloud computing solutions from HP into their data centers and IT environments. Avnet has also announced several cloud solutions templates so