CloudTweaks Consulting We have realized over the past year or so that many businesses are looking for that extra little bit of help in terms of putting together the most cost effective cloud strategy for their business. It may seem like a daunting task as more and more cloud services become readily available and you’re still not sure as to which is best for your company. We do understand that you want to save money and are ready to embrace and adopt the cloud. CloudTweaks is here to help you make the right decisions for your business. We have some
Article Credit to Scott Stewart (CIO) The term ‘Cloud computing’ continues to receive a lot of attention from the media, and within the IT industry there is perpetual debate on definitions and from vendors a relentless succession of press releases on their latest Cloud offerings. Cloud conferences are on the increase and every industry event has a track on Cloud computing and within organisations we hear of Cloud strategies being announced and VPs being anointed to lead them. The hype on Cloud is still more prevalent than the adoption, however research continues to point to the increasing and rapid adoption
Cloud safari – investigate the surroundings “Live with your head in the clouds, as long as you keep your feet steadily planted on solid ground!” This is the shortest possible version of the initial investigative phase of your Cloud Safari. If you feel that things are all clear then stop reading now. I had a feeling you would continue. Thank you for your attention. Let’s tackle the longer version then. Independent of your organizations size, there are two main inputs you need to be able to succeed in your strategy endeavor: Your current IT Capabilities – Excellent article that is
Amazon Web Services New Certification SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – September 20, 2010) – ORACLE OPENWORLD Amazon Web Services LLC, an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), and Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) today announced that a wide selection of Oracle enterprise software has been certified to run on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) using Oracle VM virtualization. As a result of running on Oracle VM, Oracle now fully certifies and supports the Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise, Oracle’s Siebel CRM, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Database, and Oracle Linux on Amazon EC2. Customers who power their business with Oracle software will now be able
Cloud Computing Event Oracle Announces Oracle OpenWorld, JavaOne and Oracle Develop San Francisco 2010 Keynote Lineup REDWOOD SHORES, CA–(Marketwire – September 17, 2010) – Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) News Facts Industry leaders from Oracle, Fujitsu, Dell, HP, Infosys and Intel will deliver keynotes at the Oracle OpenWorld Conference, JavaOne and Oracle Develop Conferences, September 19-23, 2010 at Moscone Center and Hilton, in San Francisco. This year’s keynotes will feature insights into industry trends, the latest technology developments and innovations and key strategies for achieving new business trends. Oracle OpenWorld, JavaOne and Oracle Develop 2010 Keynote Lineup Sunday, September 19 | 5:30
The HP Cloud Tech Day Anthony Park is our representative at the “HP Cloud Tech Day” and he will be sending us updates along the way. In his words. “The campus in Cupertino is a testament to HP’s commitment to Development. The invited Bloggers from around the world aside for CloudTweaks include two writers from London, one from Rome, Denver, Cleveland and Atlanta. This AM the engineers have spent a great deal of time talking about the HP foundational strategy. Their internal process goals include building, transforming and then managing both Private and Public cloud infrastructure” In the meantime here
The Cloud Security Alliance’s Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) is now open for testing at www.cloudsecurityalliance.org/certifyme. The industry’s first user certification program for secure cloud computing, the CCSK is designed to ensure that a broad range of professionals with responsibility related to cloud computing have a demonstrated awareness of the security threats and best practices for securing the cloud. As cloud computing is being aggressively adopted, it is critical that the industry provide training and certification of professionals to assure that cloud computing is implemented responsibly with the appropriate security controls. The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has developed a
VMWorld 2010 Update By Malick If you are not connected with the cloud, your individual mind would be a dumb terminal. Welcome to the VMWorld 2010! VIRTUAL ROADS. ACTUAL CLOUDS: The statement ends as: Together we’ll travel from Virtual Roads to Actual Roads. Come engage. Leave enlightened. A true global event! 85 Countries represented in the audience. 17000 Attendees! And VMware announcing their Hybrid Cloud Computing Data Center! And claiming that already 4000 VMs (Virtual Machines) are created every hour! It is no secret that virtualization is the underlying driver of cloud computing. There is no cloud computing without virtualization!