The $7 Billion Dollar Cloud Mystery I feel like I’m playing a game of Clue all by myself (it wouldn’t be the first time). No one seems to have questioned IBM’s $7 Billion dollar 2015 target on Cloud computing. It was just swallowed up in the news as if it were written on stone tablets and delivered by Moses himself. Well, I have a confession to make. The figure is a mystery – at least to me. Ever since IBM announced its $7 Billion dollar 2015 Cloud forecast I’ve been thinking about it. The figure strikes me as being very conservative
Energy Efficient Microservers from Dell for Cloud Computing Infrastructures Dell introduced its third generation of microservers, PowerEdge C5000 line, including the PowerEdge C5125 and C5220 for deploying shared infrastructure and cloud environments. This new series of custom designed microservers enable building cloud computing infrastructures that allow applications to run on individual dedicated physical servers without comprosing on cost and power. Dell’s newest microservers The PowerEdge C5125 and C5220 are optimized for dedicated and virtualized IT hosting and Web 2.0 environments. These microservers come with eight to 12 individual server nodes in one 3U chassis and can support both AMD and
ORLANDO, FL–(February 9, 2011) – At VMware Partner Exchange 2011, VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced new specializations, certification, solution competency and toolkits designed to help partners deliver enterprise hybrid cloud solutions. With more than 3,300 attendees from around the world — 27 percent growth compared to 2010 — as well as more than 65 sponsors and exhibitors including Arrow ECS, Avnet, Carahsoft, Cisco, Dell, EMC, HP, IBM, Ingram Micro, Intel, Juniper Networks, NetApp, Tech Data, Trend Micro, VCE, Veeam Software and Wyse Technology, VMware Partner Exchange 2011 is the industry’s premier
Dell’s New Cloud Computing Buy By Sourya Biswas of CloudTweaks Having already made several acquisitions in the cloud computing space this year, Dell took another step in that direction when it announced on Wednesday, 29 December 2010, its intention to buy medical archive services company InSite One Inc. Terms of the transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, were not disclosed. InSite One is a private company based in Wallingford, Connecticut, with about 40 employees. It offers cloud-based healthcare applications that archive medical records and share images. Its offerings will be complementary to Dell’s Unified Clinical Archive service.The combination
Dell’s Deals in Cloud Computing By Sourya Biswas of CloudTweaks.com Dell may be known across the world for its computers, but its well on its way to emerging as a serious player in the cloud computing space, if its recent spate of acquisitions is any indication. Its recent announcement to acquire cloud-based medical archiving services provider InSite One, Inc is another step in that direction. Dell is looking to diversify from its niche as a hardware player and has acquired several companies in its bid towards becoming a solutions company, with 2009’s acquisition of Perot Systems being the biggest buy
Dell enters Cloud Computing and Tablet PC market in 2011 HONG KONG (Reuters) – Dell Inc, the world’s No.2 PC maker, expects to launch a significant number of tablet PC models next year, its chief executive said on Tuesday, drawing the product’s growing popularity since the launch of Apple Inc’s iPad. Speaking at an event in Hong Kong, Michael Dell added that it was easier to develop smartphones on a platform using Microsoft’s Windows operating system than using Google’s popular free Android system. Dell also said the company would make an announcement later on Tuesday related to cloud computing.
IBM CloudBurst (Pre-Packaged Private Cloud) IT infrastructure, including computing and network gear, is usually architect in enterprises. This may also include virtualization technologies. This is mostly intended towards meeting business requirements. IT infrastructure Hardware vendors like: IBM, HP, Dell etc… Software vendors like: Microsoft, Oracle, Redhat and Networking vendors like: Cisco, Juniper and so forth have provided the needs that are often left to the enterprises to install, integrate and provision for usage. Contrary to this, recent pre-packaged integrated solutions from vendors deliver complete virtual infrastructure. The idea behind pre-packaged solution is to speed-up the implementation and simplify the management
Revised Transaction Valued at Approximately $1.8 Billion FREMONT, CA–(Marketwire – August 27, 2010) – 3PAR® (NYSE: PAR), the leading global provider of utility storage, today announced it has accepted a matching offer to be acquired by Dell for a price of $27 per share, or approximately $1.8 billion, net of 3PAR’s cash. Accordingly, 3PAR and Dell have signed a second amendment to their previously announced merger agreement reflecting the new offer price, and maintaining the termination fee unchanged at $72 million, which is payable in the event that 3PAR receives and accepts another unsolicited acquisition proposal that its board determines