How Small Businesses can gain a competitive advantage with Cloud Computing In our increasingly globalized world, small businesses need an effective communications network to span the geographically spread regions of the business. But the business applications required to achieve this are an expensive proposition in our current economic climate. This is making it more and more troublesome for smaller companies to compete with big corporations who hold seemingly infinite budgets. But we are now seeing the emergence of multi-tenanted business applications based upon a price-per-user model, or in other words, the Public Cloud. This is allowing smaller firms to enjoy
Video Tutorial: Install WordPress onto Rackspace Cloud Sites This is a quick tutorial that has been on the web for awhile now. It still serves a purpose and is extremely practical and useful for companies and individuals looking to setup their company blog or personal site on the cloud quickly and easily.
Cloud Computing Goes Mainstream with University Certification Course When does a technology actually become mainstream, an established part of our daily lives? Is it when it becomes part of the popular vocabulary, or when there’s an addition to the Oxford English Dictionary confirming its existence? Is it when companies make money selling that technology, or when people make money buying and selling shares of these companies? All of these go a long way in making cloud computing an integral part of our lives; however, I believe it’s now when there’s a university course actually teaching the technology that it’s actually
San Jose, CA – August 16, 2011 – GlobalLogic, Inc., a leader in software R&D services, announced today that it has been selected by BMC Software (NASDAQ: BMC) to expand the company’s current R&D Lab in Kyiv, the capital city of Ukraine. The selection builds on BMC Software’s successful partnership with GlobalLogic in Kyiv and will leverage the deep Agile development expertise of the GlobalLogic Ukraine team in supporting several important product development initiatives. The Kyiv R&D Product Engineering Lab’s mission will be to collaborate to drive rapid innovation as well as speed time-to-market for new BMC solutions. GlobalLogic, Ukraine
RIM Introduces Cloud Service for Small Business Research In Motion (RIM) has unveiled a free online service for small businesses to centrally manage company- or employee-owned BlackBerry smartphones in the cloud. The new service-BlackBerry Management Center- also can protect business-related content stored on the handsets. “We are pleased to introduce RIM’s latest cloud service designed specifically for small businesses,” said Alan Panezic, vice president, Enterprise Product Management at Research In Motion. “BlackBerry Management Center is a free service and an effective way to centrally manage and support employees’ BlackBerry smartphones in the cloud.” Research In Motion (RIM) specializes in wireless
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – August 15, 2011 –InMage® (www.inmage.com), the leading independent software vendor of award winning, disk-based, business application recovery solutions and cloud computing solutions, today announced the appointment of technology industry icon Kumar Malavalli as CEO. Malavalli is widely considered to be a leading visionary in network storage fabrics, the fundamental technology that is behind the multi-billion dollar industry of storage networking. He is best known as the co-founder and former CTO of Brocade Communications. In appointing Mr. Malavalli as CEO, InMage has elevated one of the most experienced and successful executives in Silicon Valley history, whose leadership
Templeton Leverages Microsoft to Build Cloud for CPA Firms Templeton Solutions has build a cloud-based practice management system exclusively on Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011. This program -TC Practice Management -offers professional services firms to achieve faster growth and greater profitability. Through this initiative, Templeton Solutions is eliminating the need of toggling between programs as its TC Practice Management brings project management, time and billing, document management, analytics and sales and marketing all together under one log-in. TC Practice Management’s clients have a choice on how they want their application deployed. The system can run on the Cloud natively or be