Industry Experts Lead The Way At The 5th Annual Cloud World Forum Hundreds of technology experts will give their views on the state of the cloud computing industry in London, next June, at the 5th Annual Cloud World Forum – www.cloudwf.com Keynote speakers including Dr. Jeff Jaffe, CEO of World Wide Web Consortium; Francisco Garcia Moran, Directorate General of Informatics of European Comission; and Tony McAlister, CTO of Betfair will be joined by more than 5,000 delegates to share the latest trends and products from the world of cloud computing. Following on the huge success of last year’s conference, the
Cloud Maturity Study Reveals The Top 10 Issues Eroding Cloud Confidence New Research by Cloud Security Alliance and ISACA Identifies Government Regulations, Exit Strategies, and International Data Privacy as Top Concerns Rolling Meadows, IL, USA (27 September 2012)—Findings from a joint Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and ISACA survey show that government regulations, exit strategies and international data privacy dominate the Top 10 areas where confidence in the cloud is lowest. A collaborative project by ISACA and CSA, the Cloud Market Maturity study provides business and IT leaders with insight into the maturity of cloud computing and will help identify any
Organization Momentum Accelerates with Publication of Cloud Application Development and Resiliency Paper, Strategic Standards Collaborations, HP and Computer Associates Join Organization NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2011 – Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA) members will triple cloud deployment in the next 2 years according to a report published by the organization today. This adoption is 5X faster than Q2’2011 IDC market forecasts  (Source: IDC Worldwide and Regional Public IT Cloud Services 2011-2015 Forecast (Doc # 228485, June 2011) for the >$90B expected invested in cloud operations worldwide in the next two years and reflects growing member confidence in delivery of industry
Business Collaboration in the Cloud In today’s global market, more companies are leveraging the cloud to enhance productivity, extend geographic reach and gain a competitive edge. The SandHill Group white paper explores recent study findings to better understand the powerful advantages of SaaS technologies in addressing the training challenges of a global market, virtual teams and an ever-changing business climate. Read the white paper to learn: * Bottom-line business benefits of the SaaS model * How cloud computing improves productivity * Characteristics of an effective SaaS solution provider * And more… Read Additional Reports
Announces New Cross-Cloud Solutions for Sales, Marketing and HR Built on Appirio CloudWorks SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Source: Marketwire – September 15, 2010) – (Appirio Cloud Leadership Summit) – Today Appirio introduced the first cloud broker technology to help enterprises unleash information from SaaS silos, solving a growing problem faced by enterprises who are moving multiple applications to the cloud. Appirio CloudWorks enables companies to build solutions that connect SaaS applications from leaders like Google, salesforce.com, Workday and their ecosystem partners twice as fast, at one-third the cost of alternative approaches. The resulting cross-cloud solutions serve businesses by increasing productivity and improving data quality
10 Hot Cloud Reseller Partner Programs Here is a list of 10 Hot Cloud Computing Reseller Programs on the internet. If we missed you don’t worry about it I’m sure we’ll hear from you. You can expect this list to be updated regularly. so if you have a program that you believe is worthy of a mention, let us know and we’ll see what we can do. Google Apps The Google Apps Authorized Reseller Program offers IT solution providers the ability to take Google Apps – a cloud-based suite of email, calendar, IM, and collaboration tools – to new and
The FINANCIAL — Novell and Tencent on July 22 announced the establishment of a research laboratory in Shenzhen, China to jointly develop an Internet Data Center (IDC) cloud computing platform. Tencent, China’s largest Internet service portal with more than 480 million active users, is adopting SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server and PlateSpin Orchestrate as its auto-deployment system. As part of the agreement, Tencent will also utilize intelligent workload management solutions from Novell, including PlateSpin Workload Management, to create a flexible and easy-to-expand IDC cloud platform that will allow users to build, purchase and run business applications in a faster and more convenient way.
Nimbula – Cloud Operating System technology delivers Amazon EC2-like services behind the firewall. Allowing customers to efficiently manage both on- and off-premises resources, Nimbula Director quickly and cost effectively transforms under-utilized private data centers into muscular, easily configurable compute capacity while supporting controlled access to off-premise clouds. Okta, – A startup helping companies manage applications running on cloud infrastructure, recently announced that it has raised $10 million in a first round of venture funding. Appirio – Is a cloud solution provider offering products and professional services that help enterprises accelerate their adoption of cloud technologies. Appirio’s innovation and expertise have