Growth of World’s Largest Private Cloud Fueled by Rapid Adoption for Archiving, Compliance, eDiscovery, Legal Information Chaining, Marketing Optimization, and Video and Audio Analytics CAMBRIDGE, England and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ — Autonomy Corporation plc, a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise, today announced that Autonomy’s private cloud computing platform has reached a new data processing milestone, extending its lead as the world’s largest private cloud. Autonomy private cloud now manages over 17 Petabytes of email, documents, and multimedia data on 6,500 servers on 8 data centers around the world. Seventeen Petabytes is equal to more than
What online matchmaking did for love, Rackspace Hosting does for productivity, matching business users with relevant SaaS apps SAN ANTONIO – October 7, 2010 – Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE:RAX), the world’s leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry, today announced the launch of AppMatcher, the matchmaking engine that helps businesses quickly locate the apps they need for everything from accounting to project management and human resources. Users of AppMatcher will be able to provide details about their organization and job function, quickly review a variety of relevant apps, and consult comments from those that are already using those apps.
Steve Ballmer excited about Xbox Kinect in the cloud Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer admits that Kinect for Xbox 360 is the device that he is most keen on as the company looks to the future of computing in the cloud. Ballmer was speaking about the importance of cloud computing at the London School of Economics, and he explained that it was neither tablets nor smartphones that most energised him. “The device that I’m most keen on…is the next generation of the Xbox 360,” Ballmer said, before a video showing off the forthcoming motion sensor technology. Processing me “It is a
Expanded Facilities to Accommodate Increased Customer Demand for Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud Services BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ – To meet the increasing demand for the full range of cloud services, Verizon Business is enhancing its data centers around the globe. Within the next year, Verizon Business will expand its flagship cloud computing services suite – Computing as a Service (CaaS) – into centers in San Jose, Calif.; London; and Canberra, Australia. In addition, CaaS data centers to serve U.S. government customers will come online in Miami and Culpeper, Va., during the first quarter of 2011. As part
State of Minnesota Signs Historic Cloud Computing PRESS RELEASE St. Paul, MN—In an effort to deliver technology services as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible, the State of Minnesota’s Office of Enterprise Technology (OET) signed a groundbreaking enterprise-wide service agreement with Microsoft last week. The agreement calls for the State’s Enterprise Unified Communications and Collaborations services to be delivered through Microsoft’s Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS). The move makes Minnesota the first U.S. state to move to a large collaboration and communication suite in a private cloud environment. As states battle growing deficits, they are continually being asked to do more
HP and McCartney’s company, MPL, to revolutionize the fan experience PALO ALTO, Calif., and LONDON, Sept. 22, 2010 HP and McCartney Productions Limited (MPL) today announced an agreement to digitize and deliver the library of legendary musician Paul McCartney via a private cloud. McCartney has one of the most comprehensive libraries of any artist, much of which has never been viewed before. His library includes images, artwork, paintings, film and videos, as well as masters of some of the most popular songs ever written. Additionally, during his successful career, he has accumulated iconic imagery, including the cover artwork for the
Cloud Music Services It looks like yet another company is stepping up to the plate regarding the offering of online digital music downloads. Based on a report from Billboard.com Google will be looking to challenge Apples iTunes online music service in the coming months. But wait, wasn’t it just 2 short weeks ago that Sony announced at the IFA conference in Berlin that they to will be vying for the coveted spot of digital download supremacy? Well it’s true. It looks to me like there will be 3 Players in this game. Apple, Sony and Google and this should get
Announces New Cross-Cloud Solutions for Sales, Marketing and HR Built on Appirio CloudWorks SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Source: Marketwire – September 15, 2010) – (Appirio Cloud Leadership Summit) – Today Appirio introduced the first cloud broker technology to help enterprises unleash information from SaaS silos, solving a growing problem faced by enterprises who are moving multiple applications to the cloud. Appirio CloudWorks enables companies to build solutions that connect SaaS applications from leaders like Google, salesforce.com, Workday and their ecosystem partners twice as fast, at one-third the cost of alternative approaches. The resulting cross-cloud solutions serve businesses by increasing productivity and improving data quality