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Enterprise Cloud Computing and The Services Led Organization Charge! That’s the rallying cry not of your IT on the way to the Cloud, but your business units as they use their corporate American Express (AMEX) cards to buy Cloud services. The Cloud, like the Internet before it, it seems deceptively easy. Back then, it was just connect. Done. Today, it’s just subscribe. Done. The illusion is powerful and seductive, isn’t it? As a C-level executive, you know better though. Being the CEO, CIO, or other senior executive responsible for running a global business with more than 10,000+ employees is no
LifeSize Optimizes HD Video Conferencing System for Cloud-Based Platforms LifeSize has optimized an HD video conferencing system for cloud-based platforms with plug-and-play technology. Known as LifeSize Passport Connect, this solution is offered at a price that can enable broader deployments for telecommuters and remote office. LifeSize, a division of Logitech, says that its new release is a first of its kind product that leverages both Logitech and LifeSize technology. LifeSize Passport Connect combines features and capabilities from LifeSize Passport, a popular price performance and interoperability endpoint. The solution also features a Logitech HD camera and delivers a video and audio
Business Collaboration in the Cloud In today’s global market, more companies are leveraging the cloud to enhance productivity, extend geographic reach and gain a competitive edge. The SandHill Group white paper explores recent study findings to better understand the powerful advantages of SaaS technologies in addressing the training challenges of a global market, virtual teams and an ever-changing business climate. Read the white paper to learn: * Bottom-line business benefits of the SaaS model * How cloud computing improves productivity * Characteristics of an effective SaaS solution provider * And more… Read Additional Reports
CloudTweaks is pleased to be a Media Partner of the OSCON Event on July 25-29, 2011 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. For 13 years, OSCON, the O’Reilly Open Source Convention, has put open source to work building the future. OSCON’s program encompasses 20 tracks to explore all things open source. New tracks have been added to OSCON this year, including Citizen Science, Geek Lifestyle, Open Data, Programming, and Emerging Languages, while Healthcare returns for its second year. OSCON Java and OSCON Data – two new distinct events co-located with OSCON, debuting on July 25-27. OSCON Java combines Java
8×8 Introduces Cloud-Based Virtual Room Service A new cloud-based video conferencing service from 8×8 is offering an easier, more flexible and significantly more affordable way to collaborate using voice, video and content. 8×8, a provider of innovative cloud communications and computing solutions, is offering these services to businesses of all sizes and claims that it can seamlessly and reliably interoperate with the largest number of participants at the lowest cost. The new service is based on 8×8′s voice and video IP service platform and unified communications (UC) solutions and Polycom’s UC Intelligent Core software platform and video collaboration solutions. 8×8