Free “Point-and-Click” Cloud Migrations with Racemi Cloud Path Beta opens for on-boarding to public cloud providers ATLANTA, October 18, 2011 – Migrating existing servers to the cloud is now point-and-click easy –- and free for the next 30 days for the first 100 customers — with a new online beta migration service from Racemi. Racemi Cloud Path is a Software as a Service (SaaS) offering that requires no infrastructure at the customer location so there is no hardware to buy and nothing to maintain. Cloud Path makes it possible to quickly onboard existing applications to cloud computing providers, like Amazon
Google Apps and 365: Cloud Face-Off If you’re looking to move to the cloud, you’ve probably wondered whether Google Apps or Office 365, two of the leading cloud computing service providers, is right for you. So how do you know which service to choose? Here is a side-by-side comparison of the services offered through each. Background While Google Apps has been around since 2006, Microsoft just released Office 365 in July 2011. Google Apps users gain access to Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs, Google sites, Google Groups, Google Video, Google Cloud Connect, and more, through a unique domain. Google Apps
3 Key Questions about Cloud Computing People are Not Afraid to Ask I have been writing about cloud computing for quite a while now and I have tried to write on topics I thought would be useful to my readers. From my interaction with both insiders and novices, one thing has been made very clear, the process of adopting and migrating to the cloud is one that can look overwhelming and people have questions. So I have listened to the voice of the people and I would like to focus on three that seem the most important. Why is the
VMware Launches Cloud Foundry with SuccessFactors Virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions provider VMware has launched its Cloud Foundry project with SuccessFactors. Cloud Foundry helps businesses to build applications using open and industry-standard development technologies while preserving the flexibility to deploy across both public and private clouds. SuccessFactors, a global specialist in business execution software, will empower its customers and partners to extend SuccessFactors applications using the VMware Cloud Foundry Platform as a Service (PaaS) beta. Both companies-VMware and SuccessFactors-signed a deal for this project following which SuccessFactors was able to build its first application on CloudFoundry.com within hours. This application
How Cloud Computing Helped Netflix Emerge as a Streaming Media Powerhouse Netflix may be getting a lot of bad press in recent times due to its management’s ill-advised decision to raise subscription rates by almost 50% resulting in widespread customer dissatisfaction and a groveling apology by CEO Reed Hastings, but it was not long ago that it was considered the epitome of home entertainment.Netflix is another new-age company that owes its success to cloud computing, the same way that Zynga, the creators of Facebook game sensation Farmville, does (See: Zynga, the Latest Cloud Computing Success). And not surprisingly, for both
Cloud Spending Helps Techs as PC Sales Stagger Oct 14 (Reuters) – Big U.S. Internet computing companies should outshine their plainer PC cousins when earnings season kicks off next week, as corporations and fast-growing Web players dramatically accelerate their pace of hardware spending. Corporations are increasingly turning to new technology to make themselves more productive in a downtrodden global economy. Meanwhile, a social networking and e-commerce boom is spurring massive outlays on the giant server factories that power Internet computing. That’s good news for Intel Corp , which is supplying more of its microchips direct to companies building their own servers, and
Juniper Networks Selected to Secure Dell’s Cloud Data Center SUNNYVALE, CA–(Oct 14, 2011) – Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, today announced that Juniper Networks® SRX Series Services Gateways have been selected by Dell to help secure one of its data centers. The announcement was made at the inaugural Dell World 2011 customer event in Austin, Texas. Dell will leverage Juniper Networks’ SRX technology to provide the highest possible level of security for customers using its highly efficient internal data center, which provides its customers with access to public and private cloud technologies and its world-class IT outsourcing capabilities.