The Automotive Industry is big business and there are several advantages to the adoption of Cloud Services in the future. As automotive transportation evolves there is a growing need for new technological standards, services and practices. Clean/Green Technology and Cloud Computing will go a hand and hand in this industry and continue to evolve over the coming years. Automobiles will soon be connected to everything and anything in the cloud. From GPS tracking and Mapping, Accident Detection, Voice Recognition, Personalized Music Stations, Video Services, Email and on and on… Automotive navigation systems are rapidly transitioning from standalone devices to cloud-connected
PLEASANTON, Calif. – November 16th, 2010 – Five9 Inc., the leader in on-demand call center software, announced today General Availability (GA) of the second generation of its Cloud Computing Platform for Call Centers. The platform provides a set of Five9 Cloud APIs based on web services technology, enabling advanced software integrations with other applications and services, such as the pre-packaged integrations that Five9 provides for its partners Salesforce, NetSuite, RightNow, and Leads360. Version 2 of the platform includes a Reporting Web Services API, which can be used to retrieve historical information for data warehousing and analytics, workforce management applications, and
Part 2: Apps for Africa: Mobile Cloud Computing to Accelerate Innovation Continued From Part 1 Every cloud has a silver lining, a lining that emits beams of hope onto the continent it traverses. Africa’s horizon has seen many clouds that have only passed on to deliver rains to the rest of the world. However, one cloud spreads across the African continent, breathing a new hope of life on a part of the world that has always been referred to as a dark continent. That cloud is called the mobile cloud. Mobile cloud computing is not a new trend in Africa,
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Nov 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — News Facts: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT 25.97, -0.25, -0.95%) today unveiled 11 technology predictions for 2011 based on results of its annual survey conducted at The Experts Conference (TEC) U.S., hosted earlier this year by Quest. Survey results were analyzed by Quest experts to extract key insights and compelling trends. Based on analysis of this year’s TEC conference survey responses from in-the-trenches IT practitioners, as well as historical perspective gleaned from conducting annual surveys, Quest offers the following 11 predictions about key technology trends and practices. To download the complete description
Source: Amazon EC2 Team “We are excited to announce the immediate availability of Cluster GPU Instances for Amazon EC2, a new instance type designed to deliver the power of GPU processing in the cloud. GPUs are increasingly being used to accelerate the performance of many general purpose computing problems. However, for many organizations, GPU processing has been out of reach due to the unique infrastructural challenges and high cost of the technology. Amazon Cluster GPU Instances remove this barrier by providing developers and businesses immediate access to the highly tuned compute performance of GPUs with no upfront investment or long-term
SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–StorSimple, a leading provider of application optimized cloud storage technology, has been named a finalist for the UP 2010 Cloud Awards in the “Most Promising Cloud Computing Company” category. The company attributes its success to the ability to offering the best-of-both worlds – the instant elastic provisioning of the cloud, that is available from anywhere with utility billing, while still being able to give users familiar applications such as Microsoft SharePoint, Exchange or Windows File Shares and Virtual Machine Libraries. StorSimple offers enterprise organizations with an application-optimized hybrid storage controller that securely integrates the Cloud into enterprise
CloudTweaks Update Many companies looking to move to the cloud are faced with many key decisions that are not always easy. As there are a growing number of choices in terms of services to choose from. Such as: Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Force etc…etc… The good news is that CloudTweaks is now offering a service that helps take the guess work out of the equation. View our short tour for more information on how our consultants can help. You may contact our consulting department to begin your free evaluation.
Why your business really needs the cloud – Part 3 Continued From Part 2 If you are running a basic, content-driven website then utilizing the cloud won’t give you much advantage. After all, your website just needs CPU power and a way to upload content and manage the application. And publishing to one of the many Virtual Private Servers (VPSes) or Shared Hosting providers will more than suffice, and can be done at much lower cost. But there are instances where startups and SMBs should only consider the cloud: Cloud computing vendors are offering excellent techniques to auto-magically scale your