Top 25 European Cloud Computing Rising Stars To Watch Over the past couple of months, CloudTweaks offered to its readers corporate profiles of some of the most innovative and fast developing start-ups in Europe. Some companies on the list are already well-known in the cloud computing sectors while others are still developing their services. What distinguishes them is the fact that all the companies are based in Europe, although some of them have offices in North America and Asia, and are involved in developing innovative products that are almost entirely cloud-based. This is not a complete list of all promising
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The Seven Habits of Highly Effective CTOs “While we are free to choose our actions, we are not free to choose the consequences of our actions.” – Stephen R. Covey, management guru and author of the bestseller The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. I will readily admit it; the title’s a derivative of Covey’s self-help book that has sold more than 15 million copies in 38 languages since it was first published in 1989. Although the seven “habits” I am about to mention will never help as wide an audience as Covey’s general advice, they can definitely help the
Earthquakes and Cloud Computing “We learn geology the morning after the earthquake.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), American poet and lecturer. Switch on the television, and there’s only one news item grabbing headlines around the globe – the earthquake in Japan. Unless you have been meditating in the Himalayas, you must know that Japan has been hit by the strongest earthquake in 140 years, measuring a massive 8.9 on the Richter scale. Although the epicenter was hundreds of miles from the mainland, the resultant tsunami has resulted in extensive loss of life and material damages. The official death toll stands
Salesforce Cloud Solves Housing Crisis For Wiel Brien Next-generation real estate company Wiel Brien is using Cloud 2 technologies from Salesforce.com for its innovative solution to the housing crisis. Wiel Brien aims to make its Home Affordable Again program successful as it creates a path to homeownership for those who are unable to get financing. The company is keen on using technology to efficiently run its business and is leveraging the Cloud Computing technologies built on the Force.com platform with mobile functionality delivered on the iPad. Its entire IT infrastructure is now built on salesforce.com, with custom applications built on
The First Business Continuity Solution to offer a credible “stepping stone” to Private Cloud for Small and Medium Business Storage element of “SmartStyle Computing” concept offers innovative Business Continuity appliance for on-premise that scales to deliver a private local cloud computing solution March 10, 2011, GHENT – Zenith Infotech, a technology innovation company specializing in cloud and business-continuity solutions, today launches MirrorCloud, a revolutionary business continuity solution offering exceptional scalability, fault tolerance and redundancy to the European Channel. MirrorCloud is a key component in the “SmartStyle Computing” platform aimed at helping Small and Medium Enterprises benefit from Cloud Computing technologies.
MyCloudSite Offers Free Web Hosting NEW YORK, NY–(February 25, 2011) – Cloud computing is all the rage — and it’s not just for big companies with deep pockets anymore. CloudPronto has rolled out free web hosting in the cloud through MyCloudSite. Similar to shared hosting, MyCloudSite is a free hosting service that allows several websites to sit on a single web server connected to the Internet via the cloud. Unlike traditional shared hosting services that rely on dedicated servers, MyCloudSite relies on the cloud to offer even greater benefits — free. Essentially, MyCloudSite offers the same enhanced reliability and affordability
Update: Acquired by Apple Xcerion Develops Internet OS Which Provides More Than SaaS Xcerion AB is not a newly established company, really, it was founded in 2001 by Daniel Arthursson but attracted public attention in 2008 and 2009 when it started its Internet OS as a Web 2.0 service over the Internet. Back in 2001, cloud computing was a relatively new technology, not to speak of viable business model, so the company had to wait until 2007 to launch its online desktop that is available in the Cloud from any device or computer anywhere. The booming cloud computing market gave