Alliance formed to develop new Cloud Computing solutions A strategic new alliance formed by Harris, EMC and the Virtual Computing Environment Company (VCE), will result in the joint development and marketing of new trusted multi-tenant cloud solutions. The trio will work towards creating solutions that will drive more commercial and government enterprises to adopt cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) applications. Multi-tenant cloud solutions can optimize resource sharing as well as provide high levels of isolation to the tenants and quality of service throughout a shared environment. Synergy of these three companies will maximize the benefits of multi-tenant cloud solutions.
More SMBs to Adopt Cloud in 2011 Popularity of Cloud Computing is increasing in Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) (APAC) region and a newly released research conducted by AMI-Partners shows that Cloud Computing market for SMBs in this region will hit US$11.4B in 2011. Apparently, SMBs have recognized the tremendous opportunities offered by Cloud and are therefore decided to pump US$11.4 billion into cloud computing solutions. This year is set to a profitable year for solution vendors in APAC region as AMI forecasts the market for cloud solutions to grow at more than twice the rate of traditional ICT technologies. SMBs in
Acronis and Red Hat Partner to Enable Expanded Virtualization Capabilities for Enterprises RALEIGH, N.C. and WOBURN, MASS., – March 14, 2011 – Red Hat, Inc., the (NYSE: RHT) world’s leading provider of open source solutions, and Acronis, a leading provider of backup, recovery and security solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments, today announced that Acronis’ flagship virtualization product has been certified on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization. With their expanded partnership, Acronis, has certified its Acronis® Backup & Recovery™ 10 Advanced Server Virtual Edition on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization. This certification enables organizations to simplify their physical-to-virtual server consolidation efforts
Earthquakes and Cloud Computing “We learn geology the morning after the earthquake.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), American poet and lecturer. Switch on the television, and there’s only one news item grabbing headlines around the globe – the earthquake in Japan. Unless you have been meditating in the Himalayas, you must know that Japan has been hit by the strongest earthquake in 140 years, measuring a massive 8.9 on the Richter scale. Although the epicenter was hundreds of miles from the mainland, the resultant tsunami has resulted in extensive loss of life and material damages. The official death toll stands
How Green Is Cloud Computing? “There must be a better way to make the things we want, a way that doesn’t spoil the sky, or the rain or the land.” – Sir Paul McCartney, singer-songwriter and member of the legendary ‘Beatles’. What with all the news about global warming and rising sea levels, sustainability and going green is all the rage nowadays. Even in the US where consumerism has been a way of life, the man in the biggest car is no longer the most respected. Drive a Hummer and you will be ridiculed; drive a Prius and you will