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Here is a summary of the Gartner Hype Cycle for “Emerging Technologies” for 2012 – what is stated explicitly, what can be inferred. This Hype Cycle is suppose provide insight into emerging technologies that have broad, cross-industry relevance, and are transformational and high impact...
"We spent two years building a cloud offering that is unmatched in the market. This latest investment represents an investment not only in ProfitBricks but in the future of cloud," said Achim Weiss, co-founder and CEO of ProfitBricks, as it was announced that his IaaS company has recei...
Anuta Networks, a provider of network services virtualization solutions, on Thursday announced three new product enhancements for its nCloudX platform to enable cloud service providers and enterprises to achieve the promise of the software defined data center. Specifically, Anuta nClou...
Ever since cloud computing burst onto the technology scene a few short years ago, Security has always been a top concern.  It was cited as the biggest hurdle in many surveys over the years and in 2010, I covered a lot of those in my CloudFucius blog series.   A recent In...
Cloud application auditing and security company, SaaSID, has announced its partnership with big data and business analytics company, EMC Greenplum. EMC is a global leader in cloud computing, enabling the world's largest organisations to store, manage, protect and analyse their infor...
Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT) (TOKYO:6501), today announced significant new enhancements to its award-winning object store, Hitachi Content Platform (HCP), and its bottomless, backup-free cl...
Porticor, the leading cloud data security company delivering the only cloud-based data encryption solution that infuses trust into the cloud by ensuring customer keys are never exposed, today formally launched to make available the industry’s first solution combining data encryption wi...
SHI International Corp., one of North America’s top 20 largest IT solutions providers and Platinum Plus Sponsor of 10th Cloud Expo [June 11-14, New York City] last month announced revenue of $3.8 billion for the full year of 2011, a 28 percent increase over 2010. In support of this gro...
Opscode, a provider of cloud infrastructure automation, on Monday announced that Ancestry.com, Decide.com, EDO Interactive, LAN Airlines, Marshall University and SolutionSet are among a rapidly growing base of companies using Opscode's Hosted Chef and Private Chef to enable rapid deplo...
Rackspace Hosting has been named a 'best place to work' in the UK for the seventh year running in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies awards. The honor was announced at an awards ceremony held at London’s Battersea Evolution hotel last week. To meet the Sunday Times award’s entry requ...
Rackspace Hosting has been selected as a vendor to the government’s £60m G-Cloud framework. Rackspace can now supply Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and higher level Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) technologies to UK Government departments. “Rackspace is committed to helping the gover...
Porticor, a cloud data security company delivering a cloud-based data encryption solution that infuses trust into the cloud by ensuring customer keys are never exposed, on Wednesday formally launched to make available a solution combining data encryption with patented key management to...
CloudBees, Inc., the Java Platform as a Service (PaaS) innovation provider, on Tuesday announced the availability of AnyCloud for the hybrid deployment of production applications. AnyCloud provides CloudBees customers the flexibility to deploy and manage applications across a variety o...
CoreSite Realty Corporation, a U.S. provider of powerful, network-rich data centers, on Monday announced that Eucalyptus Systems, creators of the most widely deployed on-premise cloud computing platform, has launched a new enterprise-class cloud test lab offering at CoreSite's Bay area...
Management and technology consultancy BearingPoint on Monday announces the acquisition of business analytics solution Hypercube. With the transaction BearingPoint reacts on an increasing challenge many companies face regarding their business performance and perspectives: how to handle ...
Amazon Web Services on Monday announced that customers can now run their Microsoft Windows Server applications within the AWS Free Usage Tier – a program designed to help new AWS customers get started in the cloud. Developers and businesses with Windows Server applications can take adv...
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that Swedbank is deploying the Protiva corporate solution across its organization, as well as in 60 savings banks in Sweden. The result: a single global identity managem...
Pacnet on Thursday announced its latest investment into a new Data Landing Station (DLS) in Hong Kong, with direct high-speed connectivity into Pacnet's pan-Asian subsea cable network. This is part of the company's strategic plan to expand its hosting and co-location infrastructure to ...
Capgemini (Paris: CAP), one of the global leaders in consulting, IT services and outsourcing, has entered into exclusive negotiations with the funds managed by Apax Partners and the Prosodie management team with a view to acquiring Prosodie, the multi-channel services operator. This ac...
Any new technology adoption happens because of one of the three reasons: Capability: It allows us to do something which was not feasible earlier Convenience: It simplifies Cost: It significantly reduces cost of doing something What is our expectation from cloud computin...
Software AG on Monday announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Terracotta Inc. This acquisition will allow Software AG to provide innovative cloud solutions and dramatically increase the performance and scalability of its Business Process Excellence platform...
Avnet Technology Solutions, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has been appointed as a value-added distributor by Citrix India. Avnet will work with the Citrix Solutions Advisor and Solutions Integrator network on the complete portfolio of Citrix products and solution offer...
Cloud hosting specialist Titan Internet has today (May 5) announced that it has achieved not one but two Gold Competencies for its technological expertise from global software giant Microsoft. Titan, which is part of iomart Group plc, achieved Microsoft Gold Competency in the Micros...
HP Enterprise Services UK Limited on Monday announced that Centrica plc has signed a seven-year outsourcing services agreement worth more than $400 million. With the new agreement, HP will enable Centrica to move to a utility-based private cloud computing environment that will support...
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. and Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc. today announced the development of a high-speed multi-channel transceiver circuit that operates at 10 Gbps and extends in-server data-transmission distances by a factor of 1.7 over existing technology. This technology ...
AT&T on Monday announced enhancements to its cloud-based offers, a new cloud-based mobile application, and increased third-party development and industry activity to deliver cloud capabilities that can help businesses reduce IT costs. The company also said it continues to work with IB...
Citrix Systems on Tuesday announced that it has closed the acquisition of Netviewer AG, a leading, privately held European Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) vendor in collaboration and IT services. As announced on December 17, 2010, Netviewer will become part of Citrix Online, the online se...
Businesses are moving to the cloud, at least as far as their IT spending is concerned. A new In-Stat (www.in-stat.com) report forecasts cloud computing and managed hosting spending by US Businesses will surpass $13 billion in 2014, up from less than 3 billion. "Although spending acros...
Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc. and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of technology enabling high-speed exhaustive verification of Java software using parallel processing. In order to ensure the quality of ICT systems, it is critical that software programs...
"We're very pleased with the progress we've achieved during the first half of the year, with all of our hosting brands performing well over the period. All brands have continued to innovate in their respective markets and have focused on improving quality of service and customer retent...
Virident Systems, provider of the industry leading enterprise-class, PCIe Solid State Storage solution tachIOn, announced a new partnership with Sumisho Computer Systems Corporation (SCS), a leading provider of solutions and services to the Japanese enterprise and high-performance comp...
Pacific Controls, einer der weltbesten Entwickler und Anbieter von globalen Automatisierungslösungen, in Dubai ansässig, hat die Veröffentlichung seines GBots (Virtual Robots) bekannt gegeben, eine bahnbrechende Technologie, die das Management von Energiedienstleistungen und -anlag...
Misys plc, the global application software and services company, announces a new strategic alliance with Microsoft Corp. This new initiative builds on last year's mission-critical applications development alliance and will deliver Misys' banking and capital markets applications via the...
It’s also interesting to see the importance of the hybrid model taking hold among industry insiders with many different perspectives. We saw this at VMworld 2010, where there was tremendous interest in hybrid clouds, from Paul Maritz’s keynote predicting a hybrid cloud future through m...
Teradici and Wyse haveannounced their selection as the face of VMworld Labs – an intensive learning environment that provides up to 240 concurrent lab sessions covering 30 topics on VMware virtualization solutions. VMware expects to deliver 5,000 live lab sessions on 46,000 virtual ...
Wyse Technology on Wednesday announced the launch of the Wyse X50c mobile thin client with PCoIP and a new, more powerful software system. Ideally suited for campus roaming access to virtual desktops, the Wyse X50c provides a flexible yet secure lightweight device that’s easier to mana...
Crosscheck Networks, Inc. (http://www.crosschecknet.com) today introduced the next generation of its flagship product, Forum Sentry v8.0, helping organizations seamlessly migrate their enterprise SOA deployments to the cloud while capitalizing on the cloud computing model for busine...
Proware's Exclusive EMEA Distribution Partner, Fortuna Power Systems, Now Seeking Additional Reseller Partners in the UKBasingstoke, UK, 22nd September 2010 - Proware's exclusive UK distribution partner, Fortuna Power Systems, today announced the EMEA launch of the Proware EPICa 4423 F...
Upstream players are calling for a simpler and more unified computing environment to help them manage information overload, according to a Microsoft Corp. and Accenture survey released today at SPE's Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) in Florence. Sixty-four percent c...
Oil and gas industry sees promise in IT standards, service-oriented architectures, cloud computing and social media; gives nod to upstream computing collaboration.