New Investment Opportunities with Nasuni CloudTweaks Nasuni has just announced a new investment of $15million from Venture Capitalists to fund development of its cloud-based filer software, following a $8million investment in March 2009. This software comes in the form of a downloadable virtual machine which presents the storage cloud as a networked drive to local users. A local 500GB cache drive is used to encrypt and decrypt the data as it is transferred between the users and the storage cloud. The Nasuni virtual machine is compatible with the major VM hosts, including VMWare, Citrix XenServer and Microsoft Hyper-V, and it
Live Volume, Enterprise Manager Integration and Next-Generation Hardware Form the Foundation for Flexible Grid Storage EDEN PRAIRIE, MN–(Marketwire – November 22, 2010) – New Compellent virtualized storage array allows enterprises to rapidly adapt to changing business requirements with greater scale up from a next-generation hardware platform and enhanced scale out from a dynamic business continuity suite. New integrated hardware and software empowers customers to create a grid of Compellent arrays that is highly scalable and available for enterprise and cloud data centers. Compellent Technologies (NYSE: CML) today announced the latest release of Storage Center, building on its Fluid Data architecture
VMWorld 2010 Update By Malick If you are not connected with the cloud, your individual mind would be a dumb terminal. Welcome to the VMWorld 2010! VIRTUAL ROADS. ACTUAL CLOUDS: The statement ends as: Together we’ll travel from Virtual Roads to Actual Roads. Come engage. Leave enlightened. A true global event! 85 Countries represented in the audience. 17000 Attendees! And VMware announcing their Hybrid Cloud Computing Data Center! And claiming that already 4000 VMs (Virtual Machines) are created every hour! It is no secret that virtualization is the underlying driver of cloud computing. There is no cloud computing without virtualization!
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 30, 2010 HP today announced HP CloudStart, the industry’s first all-in-one solution for deploying an open and flexible private cloud environment within 30 days. Built on an HP Converged Infrastructure, HP CloudStart simplifies and speeds private cloud deployments. Consisting of hardware, software and services, HP CloudStart empowers businesses to deliver pay-per-use services reliably and securely from a common portal, and it offers the ability to scale and deploy new services automatically. Real-time access to consumption and chargeback reports allows clients to operate their private clouds in the same fashion as a public cloud. With HP’s open architecture
Cloud Computing Firm NetApp Explores the Possibilities at VMworld 2010 SUNNYVALE, CA–(Marketwire – August 18, 2010) – NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) executives will discuss the hottest trends in infrastructure transformation, cloud computing, and virtualization at VMworld® 2010 San Francisco. Manish Goel, executive vice president of Product Operations; Jay Kidd, senior vice president of Product Strategy and Development in the Storage Solutions Group; and Val Bercovici, NetApp cloud czar, will all present at the show. NetApp is a Global Diamond sponsor of VMworld® 2010 San Francisco, which takes place August 30-September 2, 2010, at Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. During the
Cloud Computing Is Here to Stay! For some, this summer is shaping up to be the “Summer of Cloud Computing,” with every major technology vendor announcing products, or at least a strategy for the cloud. For others, this seems to be the “Summer of Cloud Computing Hype.” There’s been a fair amount of debate of late about which side of the fence cloud computing resides on. I don’t think there is even a question: Cloud computing is here to stay. To me, the better question is whether or not we, as the entire IT ecosystem, can adapt quickly enough to
Apparently the Silicon Valley-based Nimbula has been in stealth mode for over a year A couple of Amazon’s boys, credited with leading the development of EC2, have struck out on their own and launched Nimbula, whose purpose is to “blend EC2-like scale, agility and efficiency with private infrastructure customization and control.” Apparently the Silicon Valley-based Nimbula has been in stealth mode for over a year and brought in $5.75 million in Series A funding from Sequoia Capital and VMware. And apparently it will be going after large organizations with a yen to have an EC2 of their very own. Nimbula
Jun 24, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Cisco and Ingram Micro today announced the launch of Asia’s first Cisco Center for Unified Computing in Singapore. The center will provide Ingram Micro’s customers and channel partners with a next-generation data center platform that will accelerate the delivery of new services simply, reliably and with a high degree of security through end-to-end provisioning and migration support. It will also feature technology from APC, CA, Hitachi Data Systems, Intel, Microsoft, Oracle, Symantec, VMware and other partners. As the pioneering solution center in the region, the Cisco Center for Unified Computing will be a