Boston Tops The List of The Most Cloud-friendly U.S. Cities A newly published survey by Microsoft Corp. unveils the top 10 “cloud-friendly” cities across the United States, with Boston leading the pack among enterprise-size companies while Washington D.C. ranks first based on responses by managers at small and medium-sized businesses. The survey called “Cloud Computing as an Engine of Growth Survey” aims to better understand IT decision-makers across multiple industries, and the rankings are based on the responses by 2,000 IT decision makers nationwide who discussed how they are adopting and using cloud computing. The key findings of the study
MONITIS TO RE-LAUNCH THE WOLRD’S FIRST FREE SERVER-MONITORING CLOUDWARE Small Business Sysadmins to Gain Time with New Mon.itor.Us PRESS RELEASE: Monitis, the award-winning provider of the world’s first all-in-one monitoring cloudware, will launch fully redesigned its free monitoring service, Mon.itor.Us. “We’re celebrating the New Year by juicing up our free services and offering more extensive monitoring at no cost to Mon.itor.Us users,” said Monitis Founder and CEO Hovhannes Avoyan. “We want to help busy IT administrators at smaller companies, as well as individuals, gain more time by taking advantage of the fastest, cheapest and easiest approach to server monitoring. Ultimately,
LONDON – Jan. 17, 2011 – Hitachi Consulting, a recognised leader in delivering proven business and IT strategies and solutions, announced today it has joined the Citrix® Solution Advisor™ programme. Under this relationship, Hitachi Consulting will collaborate with Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS), to develop and deliver strategic server and desktop virtualisation, software-as-a-service (SaaS), cloud computing, and other virtualisation and on-demand solutions to its clients. Citrix is a longtime leader in desktop and application virtualisation technology. The company combines virtualisation, networking, and cloud computing technologies into a full portfolio of products that enable virtual workstyles for users and virtual datacentres
Brightpearl Bets on SaaS to Promote Its Integrated Multifunctional Solution By Kiril Kirilov of CloudTweaks Bristol-based Brightpearl was founded by Chris Tanner and Andrew Mulvenna in 2007 with the idea there is a niche in the financial software market. The company specializes in development of end-to-end web based solutions and offers its product as Software as a Service (SaaS). Actually, their flagship solution includes integrated CRM, accounting, order and stock management, website and e-commerce management, and help desk modules intended for SMEs. The company allows customers to use these modules separately or as a fully integrated platform. In an increasingly
BOSTON (Reuters) – Jeffrey Saut simply looks up to remind himself which tech stocks will be hot in 2011. Saut, chief investment strategist for brokerage Raymond James, says he is betting on companies that are leaders in cloud computing — using Internet technology to move computers and information away from desktops and into remote data centers. Despite the surge in cloud computing stock prices last year, investors are expecting an encore in 2011 as the revenue growth for these companies rises faster than the broader technology landscape. Will Danoff, who manages the $72 billion Fidelity Contrafund, is among the most
The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Propositions By David Fletcher
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Top 25 European Cloud Computing Rising Stars: Amplidata Over the next month CloudTweaks will be presenting a series covering “25 growing cloud computing start-ups in Europe”. Some of these promising start-ups are in their initial stage of development while others are already gaining strength and market share in the global market for Cloud Computing services.We can say that most of these companies are rough diamonds that could transform into real jewels in the crown within the next several years. ————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Amplidata Attacks U.S. and World Cloud Market with AmpliStor Privately held Amplidata was founded in 2008 by storage industry specialists