Can Copyright Issues Derail Cloud Computing? “If the only way a library can offer an Internet exhibit about the New Deal is to hire a lawyer to clear the rights to every image and sound, then the copyright system is burdening creativity in a way that has never been seen before because there are no formalities.” – Lawrence Lessig, American academic and political activist. “Certainly the interest in asserting copyright is a justified one.” – Johannes Rau (1931-2006), German politician. Copyright is defined as “a set of exclusive rights granted to the author or creator of an original work, including
Gartner Suggests Ways to Migrate Applications to Cloud There are five ways by which organizations can move applications into the cloud, according to research firm Gartner. The first option is to rehost or redeploy applications to a different hardware environment and change the application’s infrastructure configuration. Second option is to refactor or run applications on a cloud provider’s infrastructure. Organizations can also use the third option -revise, i.e. modify or extend the existing code base to support legacy modernization requirements. Once this is done they can use rehost or refactor options to deploy to cloud. Option four is rebuilding the
Launch of the Oracle Health Sciences Cloud Just a few years back, everything from health records to appointment scheduling was accessed and updated by development and maintenance of some on-site technology in almost all the healthcare organizations. And now, of late, SaaS has emerged as a pattern changer and gained immense popularity in the health sciences sector leading to widespread use of cloud computing services. It has certainly spread its roots firmly in the health sector by reflecting a good number of unprecedented advantages. Oracle/Oracle Health Services Oracle has been the front-runner in health sciences with almost all big U.S.
Amazon.com Acquires CLOUD.CO Domain Name Online retailer Amazon.com has acquired the registration rights to the single letter domain names A.CO, K.CO and Z.CO and also to the premium reserved domain name Cloud.CO. This announcement was made yesterday by the official domain registry for the .CO domain, .CO Internet S.A.S., which signed an agreement with Amazon.com to this end. Both partners have not disclosed the terms of the acquisition. According to .CO Registry, it intends to announce additional high profile domain name deals in the coming months. Amazon.com notes that with these registration rights it has joined the league of other
NEW YORK, New York, May 18, 2011 – GigaSpaces Technologies, a leading provider of a new generation of application virtualization platforms delivering end-to-end scalability, announces that Comarch, a leading Polish system integrator, will be using GigaSpaces eXtreme Application Platform (XAP) as the basis for its next-generation brokerage system. “With GigaSpaces, our technology easily meets the ever-increasing performance requirements of financial services companies,” says Artur Krzystek, Executive Director of Product Development at Comarch. “XAP ensures dynamic scalability without any decrease in performance, speed, or reliability.” GigaSpaces XAP is an end-to-end application virtualization platform that guarantees dynamic, linear scalability both within data
Some Takeaways from Interop 2011 When industry heavyweights get together, you can be assured of some insights on where the industry is and where it is going. The same is true for cloud computing, and we have already covered a few such events before, including those scheduled to be held in the near future. Scheduled later this year See: Second Annual Cloud Computing Security Alliance Congress – November 16-17, 2011 See: AWS Summit 2011: Register for an Event near You See: 3rd Annual Cloud Computing World Forum Recently organized See: What’s happening at the RSA Conference? See: Can The RSA
eSalesTrack™ The CRM Introduction – Cloud Computing Service Overview The eSalesTrack™’s CRM is a service of the Soleran Company. The Soleran claims that eSalesTrack™ is the Magnum Opus of world wide software engineers’ effort known as Soleran Development Network (SDN). The cloud based software eSalesTrack™ provides on-demand CRM solutions like Account Management, Contact management, Opportunity Management, Product Management, Quota Management, Product Catalogs Creation and Activity Management . It is basically, an open source, web based Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software as a Service (SaaS). Benefits of eSalesTrack™ One of the top benefits of eSalesTrack™ is web based source; you need