CloudTweaks has partnered with Greeninfotech for upcoming Event in 2011 The Greeninfotech Summit (www.greeninfotechsummit) taking place in Atlanta, GA February 16th-17th 2011 is bringing together CIO’s and Senior IT Executives from Fortune 1000 Companies, Large Public Sector Organizations as well as Leading Vendors and Analysts to network, discuss and learn about the latest developments in Green IT namely in technologies and strategies as they relate to:- Virtualization Cloud Computing, Data Center Management Strategies Energy Efficiency Strategies E-Waste Don’t be fooled: Green IT is as much about the greenbacks as it is about reducing the environmental impact of operating IT and
Google Cloud TV & The Logitech Revue The Logitech Revue with Google TV is nothing if not ambitious. Accompanied by a keyboard that incorporates a universal remote as well as mouse functions, this Android-based set-top box brings to your TV search capabilities and an honest-to-goodness Web browser along with solid media-playback and streaming services. With the addition of an optional USB video camera, the Revue also turns your set into a video-chat monitor. It’s not perfect, however. Key TV-network sites are blocking the Revue’s Chrome browser from playing their content, its Amazon on-demand application doesn’t yet support HD video streaming
Microsoft Windows Azure Part IV Pricing: Microsoft is cognizant of the fact that its cloud services Windows Azure, SQL Azure etc., needs to be accessed by developers so that innovative applications can be built on the platform. Towards this, promotional attractive offers consisting of a lot of compute hours were provided in the past, including the CTP Community Technology Preview. There are continuous requests from this community that prolonged free access should be provided; recently Amazon Web Services came up with micro instances at 3 cents per hour for Windows instances and there had been no matching announcements from Microsoft.
Article Credit to Scott Stewart (CIO) The term ‘Cloud computing’ continues to receive a lot of attention from the media, and within the IT industry there is perpetual debate on definitions and from vendors a relentless succession of press releases on their latest Cloud offerings. Cloud conferences are on the increase and every industry event has a track on Cloud computing and within organisations we hear of Cloud strategies being announced and VPs being anointed to lead them. The hype on Cloud is still more prevalent than the adoption, however research continues to point to the increasing and rapid adoption
NASDAQ OMX Offers Data-on-Demand Service on NASDAQDOD.com CloudTweaks Press Release The NASDAQ OMX Group has launched NASDAQ Data-on-Demand, a new cloud computing solution that provides easy and flexible access to massive amounts of historical Level 1 tick data. NASDAQ Data-on-Demand eliminates the need to maintain ever-growing in-house databases and data management infrastructure. “Customers of NASDAQ Data-on-Demand are able to cut costs and boost efficiency by getting only the data they need when they need it,” said Randall Hopkins, NASDAQ OMX’s Senior Vice President of Global Data Products. “Thanks to NASDAQ Data-on-Demand, large and small customers alike can channel more resources
LONDON, October 25, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Misys, the global application software and services company, announces a new strategic alliance with Microsoft Corp. The new initiative builds on last year’s mission-critical applications development alliance and will deliver Misys’ banking and capital markets applications via the Windows Azure cloud platform. Mike Lawrie, Chief Executive of Misys, believes this is an innovative step forward for the financial services industry. “We know that our collaboration with Microsoft will transform the financial services industry, by combining innovative technology from world leaders to bring even more value to customers.” Steve Ballmer, Chief Executive of Microsoft, says
Amazon Private Cloud: Secure, Flexible and Cost-Effective For a long time now, companies have been deploying project management software on local servers. Since all data is stored behind a corporate firewall, local software use ensures high-level data security. However, it has its considerable disadvantages too. In-house software deployment allows to access data from work place only therefore limits employee flexibility. Also, every network requires maintenance and expenses associated with it. For a small or startup company such expenses may be unaffordable. With the development of cloud computing technologies things have become easier. Cloud-based PM applications do not require any hardware