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,
Dell enters Cloud Computing and Tablet PC market in 2011 HONG KONG (Reuters) – Dell Inc, the world’s No.2 PC maker, expects to launch a significant number of tablet PC models next year, its chief executive said on Tuesday, drawing the product’s growing popularity since the launch of Apple Inc’s iPad. Speaking at an event in Hong Kong, Michael Dell added that it was easier to develop smartphones on a platform using Microsoft’s Windows operating system than using Google’s popular free Android system. Dell also said the company would make an announcement later on Tuesday related to cloud computing.
Cloud Conferencing – Just a matter of time… High-quality, high-definition videoconferencing is coming to the living room, but consumers should expect to pay top dollar for it. Today not one but two major technology companies will be announcing new videoconferencing products for the home. Cisco Systems, which already has a well-established telepresence line of products for large companies, and Logitech, which makes Webcams and other PC peripherals, each in separate press conferences plan to announce products that will bring telepresence videoconferencing to consumers in the home. For years, technology companies have been describing a day when grandmas halfway around the
Practically Speaking About Cloud Computing: CLOUD CALL CENTERS Part II Cloud Call Centers Adoption Considerations: One of the cloud computing concepts is Elasticity and Dynamism. This is one of the key enablers for cloud based call center technology. In the case of In-bound Call Centers, the receipt of inbound calls will be essentially erratic in nature. It is quite usual that when the capacity is planned, particularly technology infrastructure capacity of a call center is planned, any one will go for the highest or peak requirement. This results in initial capital investment on capacity. For a typical customer service call
Practically Speaking About Cloud Computing: CLOUD CALL CENTERS. Part I Modern day Contact Centers are highly capital intensive and people intensive business. IT- Information Technology is an enabler for this business and so sometimes referred to as an IT Enabled Industry. The marketplace for call center technology is huge since this industry started in the 1970s. The big names like Avaya, Nortel, Siemens etc… were ruling the technology marketplace in the yester decade. It use to take several months time or even a year’s time to plan and start a voice based call center. With plain call center technology consisting
Google TV Coming To A Living Room Near You – Next Month… The New Cloud Computing Entertainment Center There has been a lot of speculation as to when Google TV will make its debut. It appears that it will be available at some point in October. More specifically Oct 17th, 2010 based on this leaked document found over at Engadget. The new Google TV platform will be available as a set-top box and will be shipping later this month for a cost of roughly $299. Best Buy will be one of the major retail chains stocking the new Google TV