Here is an older but still interesting article written by Joe Brockmeierover at Linux This may not be the year of the Linux desktop, but it’s definitely the year of Linux powering cloud computing. Even though cloud computing is gaining popularity; it’s still not well-understood. Want a bit more on the basics of cloud computing? Read on! Behind the smokescreen of hype, there’s actually something to cloud computing. You’re already a consumer of cloud computing in the same way that we’re all Linux users. Using Amazon or Gmail? You’re using cloud computing. But that’s not the same as working directly
IBM on Thursday will unveil a new hybrid mainframe design that aims to cut data center sprawl and be a bridge to other systems. All of the hardware giants—IBM, HP, Cisco, Dell and Oracle—are producing magic boxes (or armies of them) to modernize data centers and bridge them to cloud computing. IBM is aiming its hybrid mainframe, which is designed to manage other systems too, at the data center simplification effort. The lead-in to IBM’s zEnterprise System (right) was interesting as rivals were pooh-poohing the effort before the launch. IBM CFO Mark Loughridge foreshadowed the mainframe launch during the company’s
PALO ALTO, CA, Jul 20, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — VMware, Inc. (VMW 72.42, -0.93, -1.27%) , the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop through the datacenter to the cloud, today announced financial results for the second quarter 2010: Revenues for the second quarter were $674 million, an increase of 48% from the second quarter of 2009. – GAAP operating income for the second quarter was $101 million, an increase of 166% from the second quarter of 2009. Non-GAAP operating income for the second quarter was $187 million, an increase of 94% from the second quarter of 2009.
CTERA Networks’ Mezeo Ready Appliances Enable Affordable Hybrid Cloud/On-Premises Storage, Sharing and Backup for Mid-Size Organizations AUSTIN, TX–(Marketwire – July 20, 2010) – Mezeo Software™ (www.mezeo.com), the leading provider of a deployable cloud storage platform for service providers, today announced the addition of CTERA™ Networks (www.ctera.com) as a Mezeo Ready Solution Partner. The announcement was made at HostingCon 2010, which runs through July 21 at the Austin Convention Center. Mezeo is exhibiting in Booth 337. Mezeo Ready service providers can now extend their cloud offerings with CTERA’s Cloud Attached Storage solution, which uses customer premises appliances as cloud gateways for backup
CloudTweaks is pleased to be a Media Partner with the MIS Training Institute and The Cloud Security Alliance Congress. Read more information on the Workshop Below. Conference Overview Cloud Security Alliance Congress November 16-17, 2010 Optional Workshops: November 15 & 18, 2010 Expo Dates: November 16 & 17, 2010 Hilton Disney World Resort Orlando, FL The Cloud Security Alliance, the world’s leading organization on cloud security and MIS Training Institute are assembling top experts and industry stakeholders to discuss the state of cloud security and best practice for cloud computing. This two day event will consist of four tracks consisting
Cloud computing is often hyped as a cool new technology and a near-cure-all; move all that complicated IT infrastructure to the cloud so your company can be more efficient and save money and space in the process. Deloitte venture capitalist Mark Jensen strongly believes in cloud computing’s value proposition, but with some important caveats. “The problem we’ve had with the cloud is that a lot of fundamental technologies related to security and privacy don’t exist yet; making sure you’re not compromising someone’s personal information,” Jensen, managing partner for Deloitte’s National Venture Capital Services group, told InternetNews.com. “All that’s still be
By Varun Aggarwal What portion of your revenue comes from SaaS offerings? How do you expect it to grow? Globally, our SaaS business constitutes 5-10 percent of our revenue. We expect this to grow to 10-15 percent in the next couple of years. IDC has predicted a growth of 27 percent in the Security-as-a-Service (SaaS) market over the next five years, so we also expect similar growth in our SaaS revenue. The on-premise market is growing at roughly 10 percent. Thus, the SaaS market is growing three times faster than on-premise, offering opportunity for our partners and us. How are
Cloupia was founded by experienced entrepreneurs and funded by Silicon Valley angel investors to create the foundation for next-generation cloud technologies. We are a group of seasoned professionals with complementary IT backgrounds joining forces to help businesses with complex IT needs ranging from small business to large enterprises. Our corporate headquarters is based in Santa Clara, California and development center in Hyderabad, India. Fusepoint is a privately held company with data centres in Vancouver, Toronto, and Montreal. Through our proven record of success we have built a loyal customer base and developed solid strategic partnerships with industry leaders such as