SafeNet Launches Webinar Series to Prepare Software Providers for Cloud Service Delivery Webinars Feature Industry Experts and Thought Leaders Delivering Best Practices for Services in the Cloud BALTIMORE–October 19, 2011– SafeNet, Inc., a worldwide leader in data protection, today announced the comprehensive educational webinar series, “Let’s Do It in the Cloud,” featuring presentations from some of the most experienced names in the cloud and software industries. Guest executive presenters from Agilis Solutions, Dell Boomi, IDC, SafeNet, THINKstrategies, and Zuora will walk webinar attendees through tips, tricks, and best practices for conquering some of the most challenging obstacles associated with cloud service delivery—from service development and integration to best
Gartner Inc Case Study: Mohawk Fine Papers Uses a CSB to Ease Adoption of Cloud Computing This Case Study provides useful lessons for combining e-commerce with cloud computing. See what Liaison Technologies can do for your business… This Case Study examines how paper manufacturer Mohawk Fine Papers uses cloud services brokerage Liaison Technologies' service to help access trading partners and simplify the adoption of cloud computing. The research provides useful lessons for combining traditional e-commerce with cloud computing. ————————————————————– Paper manufacturer Mohawk Fine Papers needed a comprehensive service-oriented architecture (SOA)-based backbone to support interoperability between all its internal and external
The Business Case for Project Portfolio Management The expression “better, faster, cheaper” is commonly associated with supply chain initiatives, where companies have developed an edge by getting products to market faster and more efficiently than their competitors. However, in the new world of cloud computing, more companies are looking at their IT department as a competitive differentiator by enabling them to quickly deploy hosted applications that can level the playing field with larger, established competitors. The expansion of cloud-based and hosted Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions has enabled companies from the Fortune 500 to Small and Medium Businesses (SMB) to seek out
In-Stat Forecasts Growth in All Public Cloud Service Segments Overall public cloud computing (IaaS, SaaS, and PaaS) is set to grow 153% from 2010 to 2015, according to a new In-Stat research, Cloud Computing and Managed Hosted Services: US Business Spending by Size of Business and Vertical, 2010-2015. The research indicates that IaaS (infrastructure as a service) is set to grow to roughly $4 billion by 2015 and SaaS (software as a service) will grow 142% between 2010 and 2015. In-Stat has identified small business (5 to 99 employees) as the fastest growing size segment growing from $2.5 billion by
Dimension Data Acquires OpSource To Accelerate Global Cloud Strategy Johannesburg, South Africa and Santa Clara, CA – June 30, 2011 – Dimension Data announced today that it has acquired OpSource, an enterprise cloud company, in a deal that will see Dimension Data, a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Holdings, accelerate its cloud computing services offerings. At the same time, Dimension Data, a US $4.7 billion ICT services and solutions provider has created a centralised Cloud Solutions Business Unit which will report directly into Dimension Data’s CEO, Brett Dawson. OpSource will become part of the Dimension Data Cloud Solutions Business Unit.
NEW YORK, New York, May 18, 2011 – GigaSpaces Technologies, a leading provider of a new generation of application virtualization platforms delivering end-to-end scalability, announces that Comarch, a leading Polish system integrator, will be using GigaSpaces eXtreme Application Platform (XAP) as the basis for its next-generation brokerage system. “With GigaSpaces, our technology easily meets the ever-increasing performance requirements of financial services companies,” says Artur Krzystek, Executive Director of Product Development at Comarch. “XAP ensures dynamic scalability without any decrease in performance, speed, or reliability.” GigaSpaces XAP is an end-to-end application virtualization platform that guarantees dynamic, linear scalability both within data
Cloud Computing Market Will Top $241 Billion In 2020 Independent research firm Forrester Research expects the global cloud computing market to reach $241 billion in 2020 compared to $40.7 in 2010, according to a new Forrester report called “Sizing the Cloud”. The report aims to provide insights into the future market size of cloud computing segment while trying to predict market growth dynamics in a new IT environment driven by rapidly growing number of cloud computing services and applications. Forrester’s report provides market forecast on 12 different market segments for the next decade, forecasting shifts in the usage patterns of
Cloud Based SugarCRM Releases Sugar 6 SugarCRM’s new edition of software-as-a-service, Sugar 6, is believed to have entered a beta test program from April 13. SugarCRM is an open-source package that now appears with a newly revamped user interface which can accommodate faster navigation with the help of a one-click access to many of its features, and an overhauled application for mobile connectivity. Company officials said that Sugar 6 is scheduled to be available to a selected group of production customers from June, while its general release to the public is scheduled for July. Clint Oram, the vice president of