Intel and its Vision of the Cloud Intel and India have both featured in previous articles. Now, both of them came together at the “Intel Cloud Summit 2011” in Mumbai which covered Intel Cloud Builder(s) Program of reference architectures (See: Exploring the Intel Cloud Builder Community – Opportunities and Challenges in Asia )and the Intel Open Data Center (ODC) Initiative. The summit also outlined the company’s Cloud 2015 vision that is based on a three-point strategy focused on deep engagements with IT and service providers, delivering products that align to user requirements, and proven solutions via Intel Cloud Builders. In
Cloud Spending Helps Techs as PC Sales Stagger Oct 14 (Reuters) – Big U.S. Internet computing companies should outshine their plainer PC cousins when earnings season kicks off next week, as corporations and fast-growing Web players dramatically accelerate their pace of hardware spending. Corporations are increasingly turning to new technology to make themselves more productive in a downtrodden global economy. Meanwhile, a social networking and e-commerce boom is spurring massive outlays on the giant server factories that power Internet computing. That’s good news for Intel Corp , which is supplying more of its microchips direct to companies building their own servers, and
Cloud Computing: Considerations and Next Steps Read this whitepaper to understand Intel’s Cloud vision for evolving cloud infrastructures to be more secure, simplified,and built and open standards. Cloud Computing is an important transition and a paradigm shift in IT services delivery – one that promises large gains in efficiency and flexibility at a time when demands on the data center are growing exponentially. The tools, building blocks, and best practices for cloud computing are evolving, and the challenges to deploying cloud solutions need to be considered. Read this whitepaper to understand Intel’s Cloud vision and recommendations for evolving cloud infrastructures
Trend Micro Named as SearchSecurity.com™ 2011 Readers’ Choice Award Winner CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2011 — Trend Micro Incorporated, a global cloud security leader, announced Trend Micro InterScan Messaging Security Suite was awarded the gold medal in the Messaging Security Products category of the SearchSecurity.com 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards. According to SearchSecurity.com, users gave Trend Micro InterScan Messaging Security Suite strong marks for end-user transparency and ease of use. The product also won high marks for ease of installation, configuration and administration. Users liked the product’s ability to detect and block spam, phishing attempts, viruses and spyware in messaging traffic.
Cloud Gaming Pioneer ‘OnLive’ Launches Breakthrough Service at ‘Eurogamer Expo’ in London London—22 September 2011 — OnLive, the pioneer of cloud gaming, launches its breakthrough on-demand video game service today at the 2011 Eurogamer Expo in London, bringing amazing new gameplay experiences to the UK. Gamers across the UK can sign up for free at www.onlive.co.uk and instantly play about 150 top-tier games via almost any broadband Internet connection on their HDTV, PC or Mac®, and soon on iPad® and Android® tablets. BT is the first internet service provider in the UK to offer cloud-based gaming to customers through its exclusive
2011 Competition: “Conquering the Cloud Challenge” Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA) has announced a best practices competition called “Conquering the Cloud Challenge” to find the most innovative cloud-related practices by corporations and institutions. The grand prize, $10,000, will be awarded to the entry selected by a panel of expert judges: Jan Drake, Disney Corporation; Ben Kepes, industry analyst; Frank Gens, IDC; Jeff Perdue, Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley; and Ravi Subramaniam, Intel. The competition is open to corporations managing data center resources, as well as government organizations, universities, and other nonprofits in all geographies. Alliance members and non-members are welcome
TAIPEI, TAIWAN (August 26, 2011) – Acer announces the completion of an all-new clustered computing competency center, Acer Cloud Competency Center, located at Acer’s e-Enabling Data Center (Acer eDC) in Taoyuan, Taiwan. The center offers proof of concept designs and new clustered computing solutions – including high-performance computing and cloud solutions – and builds upon over a decade of server and data center development by both Acer eDC and Acer Enterprise Products Business Unit (EPBU). Acer Cloud Competency Center is designed to function as a test-bed for enterprise solutions in the realms of cloud and high-performance computing (HPC) solutions. Today,