How Small Firms Can Benefit Big From Cloud Computing (And Why They Are Not) When big companies decide to go on the cloud, they make headlines in technical journals around the globe. When governments decide to go on the cloud, they make headlines in both technical and mainstream media, chary as governments are in embracing technology. However, when small and medium enterprises (SMEs) go on the cloud, hardly anyone notices. However, such a move is definitely noteworthy, especially since there are so many of them around. Unfortunately, not many realize the benefits that cloud computing can bring to their businesses
CohesiveFT Aims To Be A Big Player in Cloud Computing Cohesive Flexible Technologies, or CohesiveFT, can be depicted as more than a European cloud-based rising star. The London-headquartered start-up has offices in Chicago and Palo Alto and in the past three years has attracted the interest of journalists and analysts alike. Craig Heimark, Alexis Richardson, and Dwight Koop founded the company in 2006 with the idea to provide on-boarding solutions for virtual infrastructure and Cloud Computing. The company’s primary products are Elastic Server, VPN-Cubed and Context-Cubed – Private Beta. Elastic Server is a Virtual Server Life Cycle Management (VSLM) framework
Boston Tops The List of The Most Cloud-friendly U.S. Cities A newly published survey by Microsoft Corp. unveils the top 10 “cloud-friendly” cities across the United States, with Boston leading the pack among enterprise-size companies while Washington D.C. ranks first based on responses by managers at small and medium-sized businesses. The survey called “Cloud Computing as an Engine of Growth Survey” aims to better understand IT decision-makers across multiple industries, and the rankings are based on the responses by 2,000 IT decision makers nationwide who discussed how they are adopting and using cloud computing. The key findings of the study
Breakthrough Launch at Mobile World Congress Transforms the Way People Communicate and Stay Connected. LONDON, UK January 18, 2010 – Movirtu, the Cloud Phone(TM) company today announced the launch of ManyME(TM), a revolutionary new patent pending product for mobile service providers, allowing them to create new services for everyone with multiple SIMs and mobile devices who seeks a single identity under their own control. Movirtu is the leading pioneer in Mobile Identity Management (MIM) solutions for the wireless telecommunication market. Bringing its revolutionary identity manager capability to oversee subscribers identity across multiple devices, the company will debut ManyME(TM) at Mobile
RunMyProcess – PaaS, Scalability and Integration is the Key France’s start-up RunMyProcess was founded by Matthieu Hug, Eric Mahe and Alexandre Lachmann in 2007. The company managed to achieve recognition as a “Cool vendor” by Gartner Inc. in only a couple of years while last year Red Herring nominated the Paris-based company among the top 100 innovators in Europe. The company’s founders have solid background in IT and communications, therefore the company targeted the fast growing Cloud Computer market as its primary business. The company’s core product is its cloud-based Platform as a Service (PaaS) that utilizes business process management
BOSTON (Reuters) – Jeffrey Saut simply looks up to remind himself which tech stocks will be hot in 2011. Saut, chief investment strategist for brokerage Raymond James, says he is betting on companies that are leaders in cloud computing — using Internet technology to move computers and information away from desktops and into remote data centers. Despite the surge in cloud computing stock prices last year, investors are expecting an encore in 2011 as the revenue growth for these companies rises faster than the broader technology landscape. Will Danoff, who manages the $72 billion Fidelity Contrafund, is among the most
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