Megatrends “Cloud” PC Judgment Legend bids us to beware the Ides of March. Recent cloud computing news is actually recalibrating this phrase of fear for a future warning of woe, aimed directly at the PC community: mind the tide of 2014. For in that year, cloud bloggers predict en masse, the era of the personal computer will draw to a close, supplanted by a new and widespread entity, also known as the PC. Indeed, the PC will replace the PC. In a wave of confusing acronyms, the Gartner Newsroom provides clarity. The blog recently presented a set of forthcoming “Megatrends”
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2011’s Top Turkeys: This Year’s Blunders With Less Good Sense, More Gobble As you candy your yams and stuff your stomach with stuffing, here are some thoughts on cloud computing news this year we weren’t entirely thankful for. Apple Major software company Apple essentially helped to pave the way for the ABCs of cloud computing. Yet if everybody plays the fool sometimes, Apple’s failure to “green” up their portion of the cloud is downright silly. GreenPeace’s “How Dirty Is Your Data?” evaluated the data headquarters of the world’s top 10 companies this April, and revealed Apple’s environmental shortcomings. It relies
Jul 13, 2010 08:00 ET 3PAR’s Plug-In for VMware® VAAI, Support for VMware vSphereTM 4.1 Strengthen Foundation for the Cloud FREMONT, CA–(Marketwire – July 13, 2010) – 3PAR® (NYSE: PAR), the leading global provider of utility storage, announced today full support for VMware vSphere™ 4.1 and the development of a new 3PAR plug-in for VMware vStorage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI). Already a leader in providing storage for cloud computing environments, 3PAR is working with VMware to support VAAI in order to deliver advanced server and storage virtualization capabilities to improve virtual infrastructure performance, agility, and scalability for public and
ST. LOUIS, July 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Savvis, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVVS), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises, today announced that it plans to release its second quarter 2010 financial results before the market opens on Monday, July 26, 2010. Company executives will host a financial analyst call at 10 a.m. EDT that morning, to discuss second quarter earnings and to provide a general business update. The dial-in number for financial analysts in North America is (866) 835-8906 or (703) 639-1413 for international analysts. To participate, please dial in a few minutes before the scheduled time.