Zumasys Delivers VMware & NetApp Cloud Services Zumasys has achieved both VMware vCloud Power status and the NetApp Gold Service Provider designation. Specializing in migrating custom software applications to the Cloud Zumasys claims that it is the first provider to achieve this status. The company is also gone live with production workload at the SuperNAP Data Center in Las Vegas, Nevada and is leveraging NetApp Flash Cache and Cisco Nexus Datacenter Switches. Zumasys has also announced a brand new resource pool-based pricing model that is built on VMware’s vCloud Director architecture. Businesses running custom applications can use this model to
Launch of the Oracle Health Sciences Cloud Just a few years back, everything from health records to appointment scheduling was accessed and updated by development and maintenance of some on-site technology in almost all the healthcare organizations. And now, of late, SaaS has emerged as a pattern changer and gained immense popularity in the health sciences sector leading to widespread use of cloud computing services. It has certainly spread its roots firmly in the health sector by reflecting a good number of unprecedented advantages. Oracle/Oracle Health Services Oracle has been the front-runner in health sciences with almost all big U.S.
NEW YORK, New York, May 18, 2011 – GigaSpaces Technologies, a leading provider of a new generation of application virtualization platforms delivering end-to-end scalability, announces that Comarch, a leading Polish system integrator, will be using GigaSpaces eXtreme Application Platform (XAP) as the basis for its next-generation brokerage system. “With GigaSpaces, our technology easily meets the ever-increasing performance requirements of financial services companies,” says Artur Krzystek, Executive Director of Product Development at Comarch. “XAP ensures dynamic scalability without any decrease in performance, speed, or reliability.” GigaSpaces XAP is an end-to-end application virtualization platform that guarantees dynamic, linear scalability both within data
Xerox and Cisco to Form Cloud Computing Service Alliance Market leaders plan to join forces to bring new revenue opportunities to channel partners; simplify and connect infrastructure for the enterprise LAS VEGAS, May 9, 2011 – Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) and Cisco announced today that they intend to form an alliance to simplify IT management by delivering cloud-based services and technology solutions that combine network intelligence and print. The alliance plans to bring Xerox’s market-leading managed print and cloud IT outsourcing (ITO) services to customers over Cisco’s intelligent network infrastructure. Both companies will arm channel partners with solutions that help
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Did Human Error Cause The Amazon Cloud Computing Outage? “Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.” – Albert Einstein (1879-1955), Famous scientist and Time’s Greatest Person of the Century. Amazon would like everyone to believe in the aforementioned quote. By blaming human error for the outage that left online businesses like Reddit and Foursquare hanging, Amazon can deflect flak from its technology. However, concerns still remain, and in spite of Amazon’s reassurances and its offer of a 10-day credit, there are valuable lessons to be learned here (See: Lessons from
How Much Can The US Government Save By Going To The Cloud? The government has often been accused of wasteful expenditure. Ask any average American citizen about government expenses, and there’s a good chance you will get a derisive response which also includes a strong opinion on why citizens should stop paying taxes because they seldom get their money’s worth. Now, a new report says that indeed, a lot of government expenditure can be considered wasteful with the advent of cloud computing. According to the “Federal Cloud Weather Report” commissioned by cloud computing company VMware, the US government could save
Cisco Cloud Addresses IT Demands for Industrial Training Institute Industrial training institute, SENAI Santa Catarina, has deployed the Cisco Unified Computing System and will use it to support the 35 SENAI branches in the state of Santa Catarina. The institution was searching for a solution with which it could expand its server farm to address the burgeoning IT requirements. “One of the reasons for adoption of the Cisco Unified Computing System was the ability to attack all items of complexity with a unified solution,” said Rafael Silva, project manager of Teltec Networks, a Cisco Premier Certified Partner, responsible for designing