Dimension Data Acquires OpSource To Accelerate Global Cloud Strategy Johannesburg, South Africa and Santa Clara, CA – June 30, 2011 – Dimension Data announced today that it has acquired OpSource, an enterprise cloud company, in a deal that will see Dimension Data, a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Holdings, accelerate its cloud computing services offerings. At the same time, Dimension Data, a US $4.7 billion ICT services and solutions provider has created a centralised Cloud Solutions Business Unit which will report directly into Dimension Data’s CEO, Brett Dawson. OpSource will become part of the Dimension Data Cloud Solutions Business Unit.
GigaSpaces Builds on the Success of OpenStack, Accelerating Choice for Enterprise Cloud App Development NEW YORK and BETHESDA, MD. – April 11, 2011 – GigaSpaces today announced they are collaborating with Citrix to provide an open, scalable platform for the development of enterprise cloud applications. GigaSpaces will leverage Citrix OpenCloud to offer a truly open Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) that will enable developers to use any hypervisor, development language, and runtime of their choosing – including Java, .Net, PHP, and Spring – to develop and scale applications for even the largest clouds. As a result, businesses can fully leverage their existing investments
Bangalore, India, November 19, 2010 – Wipro Technologies, the Global Consulting, System Integration and Outsourcing Business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) today announced that the implementation of a CRM solution, for Janalakshmi Financial Services, a leading national microfinance company, has been further extended to support Janalakshmi’s new ‘Retail Liability’ business. This implementation uses a leading public cloud CRM application. Wipro has already completed the successful implementation of the core loan origination process at Janalakshmi more than a year ago. Wipro’s two year association with Janalakshmi is set to reach the next level by Wipro enabling Janalakshmi’s cloud environment to successfully support
Leading enterprises note private clouds as the next logical step for organizations already implementing virtualization WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ — Novell, the leader in intelligent workload management, today announced the results of a new Harris Interactive survey of more than 200 IT leaders at large enterprise organizations. The survey, sponsored by Novell, reveals much broader adoption of cloud computing than has been suggested by previous research, and shows accelerating momentum behind developing private cloud infrastructures. The research strongly suggests cloud computing—both public and private—will be an increasing part of the mix of resources deployed by enterprise IT organizations, and
HP Wins 3Par At $33, Beats Dell Until this morning, Dell and Hewlett-Packard were mired in a bidding war over 3Par, a leading provider of utility storage solutions for enterprises. With a final bid of $2.4 billion for the company, HP has emerged the winner. Below we highlight the significance of 3Par and how it may impact HP’s storage in the future. Utility storage primer Utility storage is a category of data storage systems designed for utility computing, a form of information technology in which storage and computation are delivered as a metered service, rather like a power utility. 3Par’s
By Associated Press SEATTLE — Hewlett-Packard Co. has again raised its bid for 3Par Inc. above an offer from rival Dell Inc., suggesting that the little-known data-storage maker could be worth more with one of the PC companies’ marketing muscle behind it. The latest offer from HP for $27 per share in cash, or about $1.69 billion, is nearly three times what 3Par had been trading at before Dell made the first bid last week. Earlier on Thursday, Dell said 3Par had accepted its second offer of $24.30 per share in cash, or $1.52 billion. Dell made its first offer,