Wins UP 2010 Award From a Crowded Field of Over 230 Submissions LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwire – November 18, 2010) – ServiceMesh, a provider of enterprise software and services that enable Agile IT operating models for Global 2000 clients, today announced it won the UP-START 2010 award for Fastest Growing Cloud Computing Company. The award was given at UP 2010, a premier cloud computing event that brings together business leaders, IT professionals and industry luminaries in a unique forum designed to showcase innovative cloud computing companies and technologies. ServiceMesh was selected as the award winner from a crowded field of over
Part One – Introduction This article is written for IT professionals who are interested in optimizing their Windows Azure cloud applications by dynamically adjusting compute resources to accommodate for changes in demand – in realtime. The need for dynamic scaling is great: without it, your Azure applications will be performing poorly when demand is unexpectedly high and waste a lot of money when demand is low. Your application is charged for all allocated compute instances even if they are underutilized or not utilized at all. There are a number of articles and examples available that allow one to start on
Part 2: Apps for Africa: Mobile Cloud Computing to Accelerate Innovation Continued From Part 1 Every cloud has a silver lining, a lining that emits beams of hope onto the continent it traverses. Africa’s horizon has seen many clouds that have only passed on to deliver rains to the rest of the world. However, one cloud spreads across the African continent, breathing a new hope of life on a part of the world that has always been referred to as a dark continent. That cloud is called the mobile cloud. Mobile cloud computing is not a new trend in Africa,
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Nov 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — News Facts: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT 25.97, -0.25, -0.95%) today unveiled 11 technology predictions for 2011 based on results of its annual survey conducted at The Experts Conference (TEC) U.S., hosted earlier this year by Quest. Survey results were analyzed by Quest experts to extract key insights and compelling trends. Based on analysis of this year’s TEC conference survey responses from in-the-trenches IT practitioners, as well as historical perspective gleaned from conducting annual surveys, Quest offers the following 11 predictions about key technology trends and practices. To download the complete description
SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–StorSimple, a leading provider of application optimized cloud storage technology, has been named a finalist for the UP 2010 Cloud Awards in the “Most Promising Cloud Computing Company” category. The company attributes its success to the ability to offering the best-of-both worlds – the instant elastic provisioning of the cloud, that is available from anywhere with utility billing, while still being able to give users familiar applications such as Microsoft SharePoint, Exchange or Windows File Shares and Virtual Machine Libraries. StorSimple offers enterprise organizations with an application-optimized hybrid storage controller that securely integrates the Cloud into enterprise
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Series A Investment will Support International Expansion and Extension of the Cloud Phone™ Product Portfolio LONDON, UK November 11, 2010 – Movirtu, the Cloud Phone™ company and supplier of innovative network infrastructure solutions for mobile operators servicing rural poor communities located in Africa and South Asia, today announced it has raised US$5.5 million Series A investment to support its international expansion and extend its product portfolio to high growth applications for developed markets. The investment was led by TLcom Capital LLP with the participation of existing investor Gray Ghost™ DOEN Social Ventures Coöperatief, U.A. TLcom Capital’s Managing Partner, Maurizio Caio,