The First Business Continuity Solution to offer a credible “stepping stone” to Private Cloud for Small and Medium Business Storage element of “SmartStyle Computing” concept offers innovative Business Continuity appliance for on-premise that scales to deliver a private local cloud computing solution March 10, 2011, GHENT – Zenith Infotech, a technology innovation company specializing in cloud and business-continuity solutions, today launches MirrorCloud, a revolutionary business continuity solution offering exceptional scalability, fault tolerance and redundancy to the European Channel. MirrorCloud is a key component in the “SmartStyle Computing” platform aimed at helping Small and Medium Enterprises benefit from Cloud Computing technologies.
IBM expects to generate $7 billion in cloud computing revenues by 2015: CEO That some of the big IT players are expecting big bucks from cloud computing is nothing new; what’s new is Big Blue IBM’s amazing optimism on the future of the market in general and its fortunes in particular. On 8 March 2011, IBM CEO Sam Palmisano said that he expected the company to generate $7 billion in cloud computing revenues by 2015. He was speaking at IBM’s annual investor meeting. Palmisano remarked that cloud computing “is the next technical shift in the enterprise” and that it “represents
Amazon Chief Technology Officer talks about the Cloud Computing Ecosystem At the Cloud Connect conference currently on in Santa Clara, California, Amazon Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Werner Vogels spoke about what he called the “cloud computing ecosystem.” By “ecosystem”, Vogels was referring to the gamut of services built upon the base of Amazon’s cloud-based platform EC2 that actually enhanced the cloud computing experience. These included those developed by Aspera, BitNami, Riverbed, Safenet, Acquira, etc. Although these are not household names, they are instrumental in making cloud computing more acceptable to organizations worldwide, thereby creating an environment where the technology can
PALO ALTO, CA–( March 8, 2011) – VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced a strategy and a new solution to simplify and automate how IT organizations manage services in dynamic virtual and cloud environments. VMware vCenter™ Operations will help customers transform IT operations to achieve the agility and economics of cloud computing. Cloud computing represents a fundamentally different approach to IT where resources are pooled across multiple sources, provisioning and capacity are highly dynamic, and configurations are fluid. Traditional management tools and processes, which were designed to handle discrete processes across static
Gmail Outage – Is Cloud Computing To Blame? “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell, former US Secretary of State and Chairman of US Joint Chiefs of Staff. Unless you are living under a rock, you must have come across the story of the Gmail outage a fortnight back. The question several observers are asking is, “Is cloud computing to blame?” First, here are the facts. On Sunday, 27 February, Gmail became inaccessible for some hours. When it did come back, several users were surprised to
GigaSpaces Announces New Product for Enterprise PaaS & ISV SaaS Enablement Leveraging Success of First-generation Cloud Platform to Deliver the Only Industry Platform for End-to-End Multi-Tenancy, Automation, and Scaling for any Cloud or Middleware Service NEW YORK, NY – MARCH 7, 2011 – GigaSpaces Technologies, a pioneer of next generation virtualized application platforms and a leading provider of end-to-end scaling solutions for distributed, mission-critical application environments, announced the upcoming release of its second-generation cloud-enablement platform today. The new product is the result of cloud solutions successfully fielded by GigaSpaces in recent years combined with more than a decade’s expertise providing