Cloud Backups with EMC Atmos and Gladinet You are the CTO or decision maker for a service provider, a school or a trusted solution provider or any company that can make good use of EMC Atmos, a low cost and scalable storage solution in the age of cloud computing. You are thinking about how to best leverage EMC Atmos for your customers, your employees or any group of users. This article discuss a reference implementation that best leverage EMC Atmos technology and integrate EMC Atmos into user’s desktop PCs. 1 – Anywhere Access for Individual Users The individual users can
The Rackspace Cloud 2.0 Now Available on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch for Free SAN ANTONIO, TX – March 11, 2011 –Rackspace®, the world’s leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry, today formalized a new program, the Rackspace Startup Program, where Rackspace provides cloud computing resources to startups participating in programs with 500 Startups, TechStars, Y Combinator and General Assembly. In addition to the program, Rackspace also announced the availability of the version 2.0 application, Rackspace Cloud 2.0, now available on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Rackspace Startup Program Rackspace has partnered with premiere startup accelerators and
Microsoft Expands its Cloud Customer Base Microsoft has expanded its customer base for its popular suite of cloud applications. Several companies including Advocate Health Care, Manpower Inc., Shell and Tampa General Hospital are using Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS), to enjoy benefits such as better collaboration and productivity. Manpower, a provider of innovative work-force solutions is moving to Microsoft Exchange Online to accelerate employee potential, innovation, communication and collaboration across diverse geographies. “We can communicate much more efficiently across the company with Exchange Online,” said Denis Edwards, chief information officer for Manpower. “This is the first time we’ve used
The First Business Continuity Solution to offer a credible “stepping stone” to Private Cloud for Small and Medium Business Storage element of “SmartStyle Computing” concept offers innovative Business Continuity appliance for on-premise that scales to deliver a private local cloud computing solution March 10, 2011, GHENT – Zenith Infotech, a technology innovation company specializing in cloud and business-continuity solutions, today launches MirrorCloud, a revolutionary business continuity solution offering exceptional scalability, fault tolerance and redundancy to the European Channel. MirrorCloud is a key component in the “SmartStyle Computing” platform aimed at helping Small and Medium Enterprises benefit from Cloud Computing technologies.
IBM expects to generate $7 billion in cloud computing revenues by 2015: CEO That some of the big IT players are expecting big bucks from cloud computing is nothing new; what’s new is Big Blue IBM’s amazing optimism on the future of the market in general and its fortunes in particular. On 8 March 2011, IBM CEO Sam Palmisano said that he expected the company to generate $7 billion in cloud computing revenues by 2015. He was speaking at IBM’s annual investor meeting. Palmisano remarked that cloud computing “is the next technical shift in the enterprise” and that it “represents
Amazon Chief Technology Officer talks about the Cloud Computing Ecosystem At the Cloud Connect conference currently on in Santa Clara, California, Amazon Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Werner Vogels spoke about what he called the “cloud computing ecosystem.” By “ecosystem”, Vogels was referring to the gamut of services built upon the base of Amazon’s cloud-based platform EC2 that actually enhanced the cloud computing experience. These included those developed by Aspera, BitNami, Riverbed, Safenet, Acquira, etc. Although these are not household names, they are instrumental in making cloud computing more acceptable to organizations worldwide, thereby creating an environment where the technology can
OpSource Offers Affordable Cloud OpSource is making secure cloud computing accessible and affordable to businesses of all sizes. The enterprise cloud and managed hosting provider is bundling hardware-based security and networking with its Cloud Servers to this end. The company notes that even though cloud computing has the potential to cut costs by 70% many organizations hesitate to use this technology due to security concerns. “Organizations that consider moving mission-critical applications into the cloud typically cite security as one of their number one concerns, and it continues to be a barrier to entry,” said Philbert Shih, senior analyst, hosting for