India – the next virtualization giant? By CloudTweaks The recent growth of virtualization in the Asia-Pacific region cannot be overlooked. Statistics show that 75% of end-users want to switch to cloud computing services within the next year. This percentage is the highest compared to other countries of the region (even surpasses Singapore and Malaysia). The survey was conducted by VMware. China and India lead the region with their future cloud adoption plans with majority of its organizations ready for the smooth transformation and implementation of cloud computing solutions. 60% of the organizations are either planning or have implemented, cloud computing
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Companies Introduce New Integrated Cloud Delivery Platform to Enable Automation of Large-Scale Cloud Computing Infrastructures SAN JOSE, Calif., and HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 6, 2010 – Cisco and BMC Software today announced a strategic alliance to develop and market new solutions for large-scale multi-tenant cloud computing infrastructures. Under the alliance, the two companies are aligning product development roadmaps and technology architectures to offer worldwide customers a complete suite of solutions that simplify and automate the delivery of cloud services. As part of the alliance, Cisco and BMC announced the availability of a new cloud solution, the Integrated Cloud Delivery Platform, that
Cable&Wireless Worldwide LONDON, September 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ Cable&Wireless Worldwide has selected Cisco’s Unified Computing System (UCS) as its next-generation data centre platform to deliver an enterprise cloud computing solution held within the Wide Area Network (WAN). Accessed through C&W Worldwide’s next-generation network, it is specifically designed to facilitate the security, compliance, control and availability requirements of enterprises. Initially available for customer pilots, the full solution will be launched later this year. Tom Stockwell, Business Manager at C&W Worldwide comments; “Cloud computing is arguably the most significant change happening in the operating and cost model for IT infrastructures and so far
Cloud computing is the technology of today and tomorrow. People, companies, businesses, and organizations are fast shifting to cloud computing from client-server model. It is very hard to guess what cloud computing will exactly look like in the future or how it will bring changes in IT. However, we can see some trends, IT and business world are setting in cloud computing. Following are the top 10 trends observed in cloud-computing; Building Private Clouds Larger organizations and enterprises are building their own private computing cloud. IBM’s “Blue Cloud” is such an example. Microsoft introduced its private cloud just last month.
Recommended Article By Roger Grimes of InfoWorld Cloud computing represents a major shift in the way you do IT security, so you’d best bone up in the name of job security People still come up to me claiming that cloud computing is nothing but network computing with a “10-dollar word” attached to it. They’re wrong, though: Cloud computing represents a fundamental shift in information technology, in myriad ways. If you’re a security admin — whether for applications or infrastructure — your job is going to change. There will be internal (private) and external (public) clouds that you will have to
The Security Benefits of Cloud Computing. Yes, believe it or not there are some! Cloud computing offers many advantages and some disadvantages while offering its servers to be used by customers. Security is both an advantage and disadvantage of the cloud-based environment. Because of the immense size, skilled and dedicated professionals of the cloud providers offer improved security, privacy and confidentiality of your data. Security Because of Large Scale Large scale implementation of anything is much cheaper than that of small scales. Cloud computing servers provide their services to a large number of businesses and companies. It is easier and
DreamWorks SKG has signed a multi-year deal with Cerelink for cloud computing access. Instead of rendering movies like How To Train Your Dragon on thousands of its own computer cores, DreamWorks will use elastic compute resources housed in Cerelink’s supercomputing-class facility at the New Mexico Applications Centre (NMCAC). “Elastic” cloud computing allows clients like DreamWorks SKG to dynamically adjust technical capacity to meet their real-time business needs. Cerelink is a high performance cloud computing (cloud HPC) provider to the motion picture industry. It provides private clouds for rendering and other content creation and management application, based on a combination of