Cloud computing is set to be mainstream in the business world in the coming years. Dr Giles Hogben is the program manager for secure services at the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) What is the strategic imperative that would drive businesses across Europe to embrace cloud computing? Cost, flexibility and the ability to focus on your core business. It has been said that within two years cloud computing will be mainstream, do you agree? Many organisations I speak with already see it as a strategic imperative. The biggest reason holding people back is the lack of comparable information
Cloudtweaks is now the official knowledge partner of The Cloud Computing World Forum. Visit their site for upcoming event information. Title: 3rd Cloud Computing World Forum Asia Date: November 17 & 18, 2010 Location: The Mira Hotel, Hong Kong The Cloud Computing World Forum Asia will take place on the 17th – 18th November 2010 at The Mira Hotel, Hong Kong, and promises to be Asia’s leading Cloud and SaaS based event. Building on the huge success of the European show, this two day conference and free-to-attend exhibition will provide a focused platform for the global cloud and SaaS industry
Jerry Huang, CEO Of Gladinet: Interview With CloudTweaks Are you seeking a Cloud Technology Platform for backing up your critical data? It is a struggle for many firms to make the decision to back-up on local servers or use a Cloud Platform offsite. Gladinet , the Cloud Storage Access Platform company, has solutions which enable organizations to back up their files and critical database information. Their unique technology offers a variety of platforms focused on delivering a back-up solution tailored to your companies platform needs. The CEO of Gladinet is Jerry Huang, an engineer and trailblazer in cloud technology. He
Fourth Annual Amazon Web Services “Start-Up Challenge” Begins Today SEATTLE, Aug 18, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Amazon Web Services LLC (AWS), an Amazon.com company /quotes/comstock/15*!amzn/quotes/nls/amzn (AMZN 129.65, +0.79, +0.61%) , today announced the call for entries to the fourth annual AWS Start-Up Challenge, a contest to recognize innovative start-ups that are built on the AWS cloud computing platform. For the first time, AWS will choose regional award winners in the Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe. Regional semi-finalists will receive $2,500US in AWS service credits. Global finalists will receive $10,000US in AWS service credits and a trip to Palo Alto, CA.,
Cloud computing is the technology of today and tomorrow. People, companies, businesses, and organizations are fast shifting to cloud computing from client-server model. It is very hard to guess what cloud computing will exactly look like in the future or how it will bring changes in IT. However, we can see some trends, IT and business world are setting in cloud computing. Following are the top 10 trends observed in cloud-computing; Building Private Clouds Larger organizations and enterprises are building their own private computing cloud. IBM’s “Blue Cloud” is such an example. Microsoft introduced its private cloud just last month.
Which Apps Should You Move to the Cloud? 5 Guidelines To most people — especially in August — ‘Ocean Services’ probably conjures visions of boogie boards, sun umbrellas and bringing the drinks without getting sand in the glass. To Matson Navigation CIO Peter Weis, it means logistics, and the need to gather, analyze and coordinate information so his customers can monitor the location, condition and progress of finished goods in one container on one freighter in the South Pacific, more easily than they’d be able to check on a new phone battery being delivered by FedEx. It’s not the kind
Cloud Computing Firm NetApp Explores the Possibilities at VMworld 2010 SUNNYVALE, CA–(Marketwire – August 18, 2010) – NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) executives will discuss the hottest trends in infrastructure transformation, cloud computing, and virtualization at VMworld® 2010 San Francisco. Manish Goel, executive vice president of Product Operations; Jay Kidd, senior vice president of Product Strategy and Development in the Storage Solutions Group; and Val Bercovici, NetApp cloud czar, will all present at the show. NetApp is a Global Diamond sponsor of VMworld® 2010 San Francisco, which takes place August 30-September 2, 2010, at Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. During the
Here is an article we came across the morning by Dan Kusnetzky of ZDnet that points out the difference between Cloud Computing and Virtualization. I came across an interesting post, Is Virtualization the Same as Cloud Computing?, published by Rajan Chandras. He, in turn, was commenting on an article that equated cloud computing and virtualization. He’s arguing that it is incorrect to equate virtualization to cloud computing. I believe that both Rojan and I would agree that virtualization is abstracting computing functions into a logical environment that appears ideal for that function that may be very different than the actual