Cloud Computing Sector to Witness More M&A in 2011, PwC Report The rush for cloud-based technology solutions and development of virtualization and security technologies will fuel growing interest in cloud computing during 2011 and a new wave of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is expected, a recent report by PwC revealed. Cost savings opportunities and growing confidence in cloud computing are the driving force behind a new technology trend; namely, switching to cloud-based solutions by large and small and medium enterprises alike. Companies now have more confidence in security provided by the cloud and a growing number of businesses are migrating
Interview with Sandeep Johri, VP of Strategy and Industry Solutions at HP HP announced this week a suite of new products and services that enable businesses and governments to leverage the power of the cloud. In an exclusive interview this week with Sandeep Johri, VP of Strategy and Industry Solutions at Hewlett-Packard, Cloudtweaks discussed the latest announcement regarding Enterprise Cloud Solutions. Johri is responsible for driving the overall strategy for HP’s Enterprise Business and also is responsible for driving the industry solutions across HP. He has an MBA from Stanford University, a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Wayne State
PALO ALTO, Calif. – HP today unveiled its vision for the “Instant-On Enterprise“ – organizations that embed technology into everything they do in order to better address the rapidly changing needs of customers and citizens. HP also announced new integrated solutions that help businesses and governments create their own Instant-On Enterprise. With the adoption of mobile and cloud computing, everything is becoming connected and immediate. As a result, customers and citizens expect responses in seconds and “instants,” instead of weeks and days. New research conducted on behalf of HP reveals the role of IT is shifting from chiefly being the
HP and McCartney’s company, MPL, to revolutionize the fan experience PALO ALTO, Calif., and LONDON, Sept. 22, 2010 HP and McCartney Productions Limited (MPL) today announced an agreement to digitize and deliver the library of legendary musician Paul McCartney via a private cloud. McCartney has one of the most comprehensive libraries of any artist, much of which has never been viewed before. His library includes images, artwork, paintings, film and videos, as well as masters of some of the most popular songs ever written. Additionally, during his successful career, he has accumulated iconic imagery, including the cover artwork for the
Oracle Reveals New Exalogic Elastic Cloud SAN FRANCISCO (Dow Jones) — Oracle Corp. (ORCL) Chief Executive Larry Ellison kicked off his keynote address at Oracle’s annual customer conference on Sunday with comments on cloud computing and Salesforce.com Inc. (CRM), rather than focusing on Oracle’s strained partnership with partner Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ). “Cloud stands in stark contrast to Salesforce.com,” Ellison said, calling out several ways in which he thinks Saleforce is not an example of cloud computing. Cloud computing, he added, “is a platform upon which you build applications. It includes hardware and software.” The comments were a build-up to his
The HP Cloud Tech Day Anthony Park is our representative at the “HP Cloud Tech Day” and he will be sending us updates along the way. In his words. “The campus in Cupertino is a testament to HP’s commitment to Development. The invited Bloggers from around the world aside for CloudTweaks include two writers from London, one from Rome, Denver, Cleveland and Atlanta. This AM the engineers have spent a great deal of time talking about the HP foundational strategy. Their internal process goals include building, transforming and then managing both Private and Public cloud infrastructure” In the meantime here
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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