ARMONK, N.Y. – 17 May 2011: A new IBM (NYSE: IBM) study of more than 3,000 global CIOs shows that 60 percent of organizations are ready to embrace cloud computing over the next five years as a means of growing their businesses and achieving competitive advantage. The figure nearly doubles the number of CIOs who said they would utilize cloud in IBM’s 2009 CIO study, and is one of dozens of new insights and trends learned from CIOs worldwide in businesses of all sizes. As demand for ever-growing amounts of information continues to increase, companies are seeking simple and direct
SAP and Dell Deliver New Cloud and In-Memory Computing Offerings SAP and Dell will help organizations transform their businesses through their new cloud and in-memory computing offerings. Dell delivers innovative technology and services and SAP specializes in enterprise application software. Both companies have announced an expansion of their long-standing relationship to this end. Following this agreement, SAP applications will now be available for deployment via Dell’s VIS Next Generation Datacenter Platform. The companies expect that this availability will allow customers to increase IT responsiveness and business efficiency. Dell’s customers will also be able to significantly increase the availability and speed
HP Accelerates Data Analytics with New Financing Offer HP systems certified to run SAP In-Memory Appliance (SAP HANA) ORLANDO, Fla., May 16, 2011 – HP today announced a new financing offer(1) to help organizations accelerate decision making with SAP® In-Memory Appliance software (SAP HANA™) running on HP Converged Infrastructure. In addition, HP ProLiant DL980 G7 and HP ProLiant DL580 G7 systems are among the first HP platforms certified by SAP for running SAP HANA, giving assurance to organizations that they can achieve increased flexibility, rapid provisioning and a highly reliable architecture with their HP and SAP solution. With SAP HANA
Best Practices of a Google Apps Deployment View this webcast to geek out with Jim Copeland, Dan Kennedy and Marcello Pedersen, Google Apps deployment specialists, on why a “big bang” approach is earning customers accolades within their organizations. You geeked out with us on the technical details of a Google Apps migration. Our three Google Apps deployment specialists return with a new motto: Go Big Bang or Go Home. Yes, the traditional IT approach for deployment is usually a gradual, phased migration of hardware, software, and users. But cloud computing offers the IT professional a chance to focus efforts on
Amazon CloudWatch Services Avail the multiple benefits of added functionality and lowered prices of Amazon CloudWatch services. Amazon CloudWatch services assist you in marking a lead and have a distinctive edge over your competitors by letting you gain a pellucid visibility on resource utilization, operational health, and application performance. Without having to install additional software, you can retrieve statistics, data and graphs programmatically to assist you in troubleshooting, spotting trends, and taking automated action as per the cloud environment. Indeed, it lives to its name of being a fast, smart, reliable and flexible way to access and monitor your cloud
The Similarities between Airplane Travel and Cloud Computing “Airplanes may kill you, but they ain’t likely to hurt you.” – Satchel Paige (1906-1982), Baseball Hall of Famer. Over the decades, Mankind has had a love-hate relationship with airplane travel. In spite of the fears of cocooning themselves in an aluminum cylinder hurtling through the atmosphere at 600 miles per hour at heights of 30,000 feet, in a situation where someone once commented “There may be 50 ways to leave your lover, but there are only 4 ways out of this airplane…”, airplane travel has grown in popularity almost every year.
Coupa Cloud Spend Management (CSM) Introduction Coupa is one of the world’s top providers of cloud computing platform-based solutions. Coupa e-Procurement SaaS, deployed on Ruby and Rails, gives choices of requisitioning, purchase orders, approval management, RFQ’s and Quotes, budgeting, receiving and inventory, reporting and dashboards. Coupa e-procurement is easy to use, deploys fast and is a highly affordable solution. It is ideally suited for small and mid-size organizations as it efficiently combines e-procurement and expense management technologies into a single platform. Benefits of Coupa e- Procurement and Cloud Spend Management Software Coupa is a cost saving approach to the latest
ScienceLogic Survey Finds Alarming Lack of Confidence in the Cloud An alarming trend is reported among IT specialists attending Interop Las Vegas 2011, a survey by IT operations and cloud management solutions provider ScienceLogic, revealed. The company polled 150 professionals in Las Vegas and over two-thirds of them or 70 percent have admitted they do not have confidence in the strategy for managing cloud computing resources deployed by their respective companies. At the same time, nearly 70 percent of the respondents are planning deployment of cloud-based solutions or already utilize a sort of cloud computing, the survey has found. Not