IaaS and PaaS to disappear by 2012 Cloud computing comes with its own unique acronyms, which can at times make it a confusing space to work in. The two key acronyms people know are: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS): The provider gives you on-demand access to compute infrastructure, with console access (RDP or SSH) to a server that you completely own. Application administrators can request as many servers as necessary to meet the scalability needs of their application. IaaS is typified by the Amazon Web Services cloud. Platform as a Service (PaaS): In this case the provider gives you on-demand
New HP Hybrid Delivery solutions make the cloud enterprise grade PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 25, 2011 – HP today announced a suite of new products and services that enable businesses and governments to leverage the power of the cloud while ensuring they meet required levels of security, performance and availability. Cloud computing is an important and growing platform for Instant-On Enterprises, where everything and everyone is connected. Instant-On Enterprises require IT environments that are flexible, automated and secure, and able to quickly adjust to changing demand. While cloud computing delivers benefits such as faster deployment of new services, reduction in
MONITIS TO RE-LAUNCH THE WOLRD’S FIRST FREE SERVER-MONITORING CLOUDWARE Small Business Sysadmins to Gain Time with New Mon.itor.Us PRESS RELEASE: Monitis, the award-winning provider of the world’s first all-in-one monitoring cloudware, will launch fully redesigned its free monitoring service, Mon.itor.Us. “We’re celebrating the New Year by juicing up our free services and offering more extensive monitoring at no cost to Mon.itor.Us users,” said Monitis Founder and CEO Hovhannes Avoyan. “We want to help busy IT administrators at smaller companies, as well as individuals, gain more time by taking advantage of the fastest, cheapest and easiest approach to server monitoring. Ultimately,
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New York & Pleasanton, California, January 11, 2011 – GigaSpaces Technologies, a leading provider of a new generation of virtualized application platforms delivering end-to-end scalability, announces that CloudTran has integrated its transaction management middleware with GigaSpaces eXtreme Application Platform (XAP). The end result is a Java-based solution that runs large database infrastructures in public, private, and hybrid cloud environments. Scalable applications require new approaches to transactional management and application architecture. GigaSpaces XAP and CloudTran provide solutions to these issues so application developers can build top-speed, large-scale applications in less time and with lower risk. “We were seeking a platform that
Sourcefire Acquires Cloud-based Anti-virus Maker Immunet for USD 21 Million By Kiril Kirilov Cybersecurity solutions provider Sourcefire has acquired Immunet, a cloud-based anti-virus start-up, in a deal worth USD 21 million, the two companies said in a press release. Massachusetts-based Sourcefire is to pay initial USD 17 million in cash while the rest of the sum will be paid within 18 months following continuing development of enterprise version of Immunet’s product. Immunet’s founders Oliver Friedrichs, Alfred Huger and Adam O’Donnell are expected to retain their positions with the company. Immunet utilizes its Collective Immunity™ technology that does not require downloads to
Salesforce.com Acquires Dimdim Acquisition will extend salesforce.com’s Chatter collaboration platform with critical real-time communication technologies. Follows the proven Facebook model of combining real-time collaboration and communication into a single integrated service. Enables salesforce.com to build on momentum of 60,000 Chatter customers, accelerating the industry shift to Cloud 2 SAN FRANCISCO, – Salesforce.com [NYSE: CRM], the enterprise cloud computing (http://www.salesforce.com/cloudcomputing/) company, has announced it has completed its acquisition of Dimdim for approximately $31 million in cash, net of cash acquired. Founded in 2007, Dimdim has created critical real-time communication technologies such as presence, messaging and screen sharing. With the acquisition, salesforce.com
NATO set to rule the cloud with IBM’s help By Sourya Biswas of CloudTweaks.com The military has been at the forefront of every technological and scientific advancement over the last century. From jet engines to computers to the Internet, all of these innovations have seen the light of day under military guidance. Therefore, it is not surprising that NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), the premier strategic alliance in the world today, as decided to venture into the dynamic field of cloud computing in a big way and have enlisted the help of Big Blue IBM in the process. Although cooperation