Cloud Channel Summit http://cloudchannelsummit.com/ - November 7th, 2011 The Cloud Channel Summit will feature a number of keynote presentations exploring the implications of the Cloud on the channel. The Cloud Channel Summit will provide a valuable meeting place for channel and partner development executives to share industry best practices and establish new relationships. Cloud Computing Expo http://cloudcomputingexpo.com/ – November 7-10th, 2011 This coming November 7-10, 2011, Cloud Expo is returning to Santa Clara with more than 5,000 delegates and over 100 sponsors and exhibitors. ”Cloud” has become synonymous with “computing” and “software” in two short years. Cloud Expo is the new PC
How Cloud Computing Helped Netflix Emerge as a Streaming Media Powerhouse Netflix may be getting a lot of bad press in recent times due to its management’s ill-advised decision to raise subscription rates by almost 50% resulting in widespread customer dissatisfaction and a groveling apology by CEO Reed Hastings, but it was not long ago that it was considered the epitome of home entertainment.Netflix is another new-age company that owes its success to cloud computing, the same way that Zynga, the creators of Facebook game sensation Farmville, does (See: Zynga, the Latest Cloud Computing Success). And not surprisingly, for both
Ubuntu Cloud: The Reseller Opportunity As market conditions remain uncertain, your customers are looking for new, more cost-effective ways to do business. This is dramatically increasing demand for cloud computing solutions that promise big savings on in-house infrastructure and management. By supporting your customers’ journeys into the cloud, you can generate new service revenues and take on the role of a trusted cloud adviser. Specifically, you can: • Support customer migrations from dedicated to cloud-based infrastructure • Deliver consultancy for building and deploying public and private clouds • Provide capacity planning, infrastructure management and monitoring services • Roll out authentication
Cloud Computing Startups Raise Big Money: UPDATE 1 Startups have always attracted pride of place on this website, and with many of them being created with astounding regularity and getting financing, this article is just the first of many updates that are sure to follow. You can read some other consolidated news articles on startups here: 1. Acquisitions of Cloud Computing Startups Speed Up 2. Cloud Computing Startups Raise Big Money Startups are no longer the domain of the young college graduate with ideas, especially in a field like cloud computing that builds on existing competencies in information technology. Consequently,
Trend Micro Named as SearchSecurity.com™ 2011 Readers’ Choice Award Winner CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2011 — Trend Micro Incorporated, a global cloud security leader, announced Trend Micro InterScan Messaging Security Suite was awarded the gold medal in the Messaging Security Products category of the SearchSecurity.com 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards. According to SearchSecurity.com, users gave Trend Micro InterScan Messaging Security Suite strong marks for end-user transparency and ease of use. The product also won high marks for ease of installation, configuration and administration. Users liked the product’s ability to detect and block spam, phishing attempts, viruses and spyware in messaging traffic.
Five Tips for Cloud Security Cloud computing has created a new model that offers the possibility of elastic and flexible computing environments for software, infrastructure, and development platforms with reduced costs and quicker time to value than traditional in-house solutions. So with these benefits in mind, you might wonder why everyone isn’t riding the cloud wave. The main impediment to cloud growth continues to be that of security concerns covering a broad spectrum of issues, including: risk and audit posture of the cloud provider; proliferation of data within the cloud; lack of control. Perceived security challenges aside, it’s certainly possible
How Private Cloud is Changing Business The economic crisis of the last four years and the austerity measures that followed have forced businesses large and small to assess their budgets and spending in areas including IT. The recovery from the latest financial crisis has coincided with the growth in popularity of cloud computing – essentially outsourcing the maintenance of servers and applications and allowing companies to store and access company materials on the internet. Cloud technology is being hyped as a method of managing IT that offers endless benefits to businesses including reduced capital outlay and predictable monthly costs for
How to Overcome the Disadvantages of Cloud Computing Despite recent events exposing the downsides of cloud computing, industry experts predict an increase in businesses’ interest to move their data in the cloud. How come this trend is on a rising path? With cloud computing, every business has the possibility to get custom IT Services in a simple and fast way and with reduced costs, whether it is well-established or an ambitious start-up. However, some businesses still holdback when it comes to cloud computing deployment. The reasons vary from lack of proper information and experts’ insights, to fear of inherent risks