AboveNet Enables Access to AWS Cloud Platform AboveNet has become an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect Solution Provider to help provide high performance access to the AWS cloud platform. AboveNet, a provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, has signed an agreement with AWS to this end. The company notes that companies of all sizes can leverage AWS Direct Connect to benefit from a web services platform in the cloud. Customers can use compute power, storage, and enjoy other services-gaining access to a suite of elastic IT infrastructure services to keep up with business demand. Following this agreement, AWS customers
VMware Introduces New Platform for Enterprise Database as a Service New VMware vFabric Data Director™ Will Help Control Database Sprawl, Accelerate Application Development with Self-Service Database Operations and Improve Datacenter Efficiency Las Vegas, Aug. 29, 2011 — Today at VMworld® 2011, VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, announced a new database provisioning and operations solution designed to deliver a database as a service model for the enterprise. An extension of VMware's Cloud Application Platform strategy, VMware vFabric Data Director™ will give IT the ability to control and manage a growing set of heterogeneous databases through
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.
Grid Dynamics Named “Cool Vendor” by Leading Analyst Firm Company Evaluated in 2011 Cool Vendors in Infrastructure Services Report FREMONT, Calif.,– Grid Dynamics, the authority on cloud computing and enterprise systems scalability, today announced it has been included in the 2011 list of “Cool Vendors” in the “Cool Vendors in Infrastructure Services, 2011” report by Gartner, Inc. Grid Dynamics offers unparalleled expertise in creating scalable and elastic applications and infrastructure for mission-critical business functions. The company leverages its team of highly skilled architects, engineers and mathematicians to help its customers transform their core processes and systems through emerging technology. “We
DecisionOne to Speak on “The Cloud in Healthcare” DecisionOne is set to speak on the “The Cloud in Healthcare” panel at the iHT2 Health IT Summit in Atlanta. DecisionOne provides IT Infrastructure Services that delivers superior business results, through globally leveraged engineered services. The company is sponsoring this event scheduled to take place during April 5-6, 2011. Attendees of the event will get a chance to hear the discussion by the panel who will present the various benefits and potential risks of cloud computing in healthcare. One will also get a chance to hear success stories, best practices, and gain
Top 55 Cloud Computing Enablers Gaining Mind Share It’s that time again. Today we take a look at 1Q 2011 to see which Cloud players are gaining mindshare. You can guarantee that the Cloud computing segment will be even more exciting to watch in 2011 than it was in 2010 as large enterprise information technology companies continue their rapid restructuring to an on-demand cloud computing model by gobbling up tasty Cloud morsels seeking to save time and money in the process by adding proven, high quality Cloud solutions to their portfolios. The easy pickings are disappearing quickly as the giants
How Small Firms Can Benefit Big From Cloud Computing (And Why They Are Not) When big companies decide to go on the cloud, they make headlines in technical journals around the globe. When governments decide to go on the cloud, they make headlines in both technical and mainstream media, chary as governments are in embracing technology. However, when small and medium enterprises (SMEs) go on the cloud, hardly anyone notices. However, such a move is definitely noteworthy, especially since there are so many of them around. Unfortunately, not many realize the benefits that cloud computing can bring to their businesses