President Bill Clinton will join salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff at 8th annual user and developer conference20,000 expected attendees will collaborate in more than 325 expert-led sessions to realize customer and partner success with Cloud 2 SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ – Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing company, today announced Dreamforce 2010, the cloud computing event of the year. Special guest, President Bill Clinton, will join salesforce.com Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff to speak at the 8th annual salesforce.com user and developer conference. Grammy winner Stevie Wonder is scheduled to entertain the more than 20,000 attendees who are
Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 3, 2010 Symform, Inc, a pioneer in decentralized cloud-computing solutions for SMBs and IT Service Providers, today announced the world’s first Cooperative Storage Exchange. The Symform Storage Exchange(TM) is available immediately via Symform reseller Partners worldwide. The Symform Cooperative Storage Cloud works on the principle that each local computer contributes inexpensive local storage in exchange for valuable cloud-based storage. This data protection solution is 10 times cheaper and 10 times faster than traditional online storage solutions. Unfortunately, bandwidth availability constraints prevent some SMBs from fully participating in the Symform solution. That ends today. Starting immediately, Symform
Interview With Mr. Adi Paz Of GigaSpaces CloudTweaks had an opportunity this week to interview Mr. Adi Paz, EVP of Marketing & Business Development at GigaSpaces XAP. Adi Paz is Executive Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, responsible for developing and communicating GigaSpaces’ strategy, managing the company’s go-to- market activities and its strategic alliances. Prior to joining GigaSpaces, Adi served as Vice President of Marketing and Products and Vice President of Business Development at Radvision, specializing in selling and marketing solutions to the developer and enterprise markets. Adi also held senior Product Management and Business Development positions at Starhome,
Recent Cloud Survey From SolarWinds Indicates That as the Technology Moves From Hype to Reality, Management Challenges Continue to Be Top of Mind for IT Pros 60 Percent of Respondents Are Tasked to Guide Planning and Evaluate Vendors, and More Than Half are Concerned About Maintaining Performance & Availability; 77 Percent Cite the Need to Learn More and Augment Skills AUSTIN, TX, Nov 03, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Whether it is private or public, Software as a Service (SaaS) or Platform as a Service (PaaS), an extension of the data center or just virtualization, conversations about the “cloud” are
PALO ALTO, Calif. – HP today unveiled its vision for the “Instant-On Enterprise“ – organizations that embed technology into everything they do in order to better address the rapidly changing needs of customers and citizens. HP also announced new integrated solutions that help businesses and governments create their own Instant-On Enterprise. With the adoption of mobile and cloud computing, everything is becoming connected and immediate. As a result, customers and citizens expect responses in seconds and “instants,” instead of weeks and days. New research conducted on behalf of HP reveals the role of IT is shifting from chiefly being the
Dell enters Cloud Computing and Tablet PC market in 2011 HONG KONG (Reuters) – Dell Inc, the world’s No.2 PC maker, expects to launch a significant number of tablet PC models next year, its chief executive said on Tuesday, drawing the product’s growing popularity since the launch of Apple Inc’s iPad. Speaking at an event in Hong Kong, Michael Dell added that it was easier to develop smartphones on a platform using Microsoft’s Windows operating system than using Google’s popular free Android system. Dell also said the company would make an announcement later on Tuesday related to cloud computing.
Your Lifeblood In The Cloud Vendors Hands Information is the lifeblood of organizations, private as well as governmental. What are the wave breakers in terms of trusting cloud vendors with your lifeblood? I have categorized three main areas: 1. Perceptive Data: Independent of operational excellence, technology innovation or marketing wizardry, the main question is still on top: What information can under any circumstances live in a public cloud? 2. Prenuptial agreement agreed upon: Open formats that are thoroughly specified and offer true portability are defined in the first section of the agreement. Agreeing on data ownership and rights in the
AUSTIN, TX–(Marketwire – November 1, 2010) – Zenoss Inc., a leading provider of dynamic service assurance products for public, private and hybrid clouds, today announced that systems integrator and Zenoss partner Autonomic Resources has been awarded a contract to sell its infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud platform, or “ARC-P”, through the federal government’s cloud computing storefront, Apps.gov, Cloud BPA # GS00Q11AEA0003. As part of this award announced by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) on October 19, 2010, ARC-P includes IT operations monitoring and cloud service assurance through Zenoss Enterprise, enabling federal, state, local, and tribal governments to acquire cloud-based IaaS, cloud