Governments have been traditionally slow adopters of new technology, and with the security concerns surrounding the nascent field of cloud computing, the latter can expect little support from official circles. That was the long-held belief. Fortunately, things have improved in the recent past. Not only have governments encouraged innovative technologies through research grants, they have, in certain cases, adopted them as well. Case in point, the Australian government. In early January 2011, the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) under the aegis of the Department of Finance and Deregulation released a key consultation paper outlining the government’s strategy to shift
Practically Speaking About Cloud Computing: Continued From part 2 Emails from Cloud Server – Part 3 Third Party ESP as a solution to the problem: After a series of customer support discussions with the cloud service provider, we decided to go for a third party ESP for the requirement. Incidentally we found that a lot of Amazon EC2 and RackSpace Cloud Hosting customers are using third party email service for their cloud hosting. Are there any added advantages in going for third party email service providers? Yes. Is there any disadvantage in going in for them? Yes, there is. The
Free Registration Cloud Best Practices: Implementing for IaaS Tools, Components, & How to Put Them Together Date: January 26, 2011 Time: 02:00 pm (UTC+1) Dr. Malcolm Herbert — Director, Strategy & Solutions, Red Hat Lee Denison — Senior Architect, Red Hat In this session, Malcolm Herbert and Lee Denison, senior architect at Red Hat, will discuss key Red Hat technologies, methodologies, and ideas for implementing an open standards, open source IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) environment. The Red Hat Virtual Experience is a global online forum of Red Hat experts, partners, customers, and the open source community. The event on January 26, 2010
CohesiveFT Aims To Be A Big Player in Cloud Computing Cohesive Flexible Technologies, or CohesiveFT, can be depicted as more than a European cloud-based rising star. The London-headquartered start-up has offices in Chicago and Palo Alto and in the past three years has attracted the interest of journalists and analysts alike. Craig Heimark, Alexis Richardson, and Dwight Koop founded the company in 2006 with the idea to provide on-boarding solutions for virtual infrastructure and Cloud Computing. The company’s primary products are Elastic Server, VPN-Cubed and Context-Cubed – Private Beta. Elastic Server is a Virtual Server Life Cycle Management (VSLM) framework
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Internap Unveils First Open Source Infrastructure Cloud Platform By Kiril Kirilov of CloudTweaks Atlanta-based company Internap unveiled the first open source infrastructure cloud platform called Internap XIPCloud Storage, the company said. The service is still in its beta stage but is expected to be available to the general public very soon. “Internap XIPCloud Storage takes our performance offering to the next level. We can now deliver reliable, scalable storage that can be provisioned in an instant, operating at the speed of business. Our public cloud storage service will leverage the proven benefits of the OpenStack platform combined with our own
Practically Speaking About Cloud Computing: SPAM, the root cause: We learn that some companies have left cloud servers because of this email sending problem. Quite natural, because this is one of the important requirement from web sites or web applications! When this is not done, the whole purpose of the site gets defeated. So the concern is genuine. So, for us Cloud Technical Professionals, there is need to delve in to this problem. The root cause is SPAM. In the year 2010 it is reported that 107 trillion emails were sent at the rate 300 billion emails per day. Only