Story By Bernard Golden at CIO The pervasive growth of the Internet will accelerate cloud adoption The tech world is all a-twitter (literally!) about an article in this month’s Wired Magazine which announces “The Web Is Dead. Long Live the Internet”. The article recites a litany of problems that are choking the web: the rise of apps that replace use of a web browser, the growth of uber-aggregation sites like Facebook that are closed platforms, the destruction of traditional advertising and replacement by Google – the semi-benevolent search monster and even the move away from HTML and use of port
Intel announced today that it will acquire McAfee, maker of anti-virus and other security software, for $7.68 billion in cash, or $48 per share. The per share price is 60 percent more than McAfee’s $29.93 closing price on Wednesday. McAfee shares jumped 58 percent after the deal was made public to $47.42 in pre-market trading, while Intel shares dipped 2.5 percent to $19.11, the AP reports. The boards of both companies have unanimously approved the deal, but it’s still pending McAfee shareholder and regulatory approval. Intel said the deal “reflects that security is now a fundamental component of online computing.”
Top 10 Cloud Computing Most Promising Adoption Factors Cloud computing has already fascinated many critics and observers by its progress and fast domination of the IT and Business world. It is on the verge of becoming world premier technology in providing computing services to the organization no matter how small small or big regardless of regional and economical status. It is a bit strange that even those close to this technology that many including CIOs and other concerned professionals still don’t know much about cloud computing. The Cash Cloud Cloud computing is estimated to save 20-30 percent of the expenses
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Cloud computing is set to be mainstream in the business world in the coming years. Dr Giles Hogben is the program manager for secure services at the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) What is the strategic imperative that would drive businesses across Europe to embrace cloud computing? Cost, flexibility and the ability to focus on your core business. It has been said that within two years cloud computing will be mainstream, do you agree? Many organisations I speak with already see it as a strategic imperative. The biggest reason holding people back is the lack of comparable information
Cloudtweaks is now the official knowledge partner of The Cloud Computing World Forum. Visit their site for upcoming event information. Title: 3rd Cloud Computing World Forum Asia Date: November 17 & 18, 2010 Location: The Mira Hotel, Hong Kong The Cloud Computing World Forum Asia will take place on the 17th – 18th November 2010 at The Mira Hotel, Hong Kong, and promises to be Asia’s leading Cloud and SaaS based event. Building on the huge success of the European show, this two day conference and free-to-attend exhibition will provide a focused platform for the global cloud and SaaS industry
Jerry Huang, CEO Of Gladinet: Interview With CloudTweaks Are you seeking a Cloud Technology Platform for backing up your critical data? It is a struggle for many firms to make the decision to back-up on local servers or use a Cloud Platform offsite. Gladinet , the Cloud Storage Access Platform company, has solutions which enable organizations to back up their files and critical database information. Their unique technology offers a variety of platforms focused on delivering a back-up solution tailored to your companies platform needs. The CEO of Gladinet is Jerry Huang, an engineer and trailblazer in cloud technology. He
Cloud computing is the technology of today and tomorrow. People, companies, businesses, and organizations are fast shifting to cloud computing from client-server model. It is very hard to guess what cloud computing will exactly look like in the future or how it will bring changes in IT. However, we can see some trends, IT and business world are setting in cloud computing. Following are the top 10 trends observed in cloud-computing; Building Private Clouds Larger organizations and enterprises are building their own private computing cloud. IBM’s “Blue Cloud” is such an example. Microsoft introduced its private cloud just last month.