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3Tera's Cloudware incorporates the fundamental building blocks used in developing today's most popular applications; storage and computing, software catalog, definition and control, plus how they all relate to each other. More importantly, the architecture is vendor agnostic so that th...
For cloud computing to take off, there need to be tools available that enable a developer to build and deploy an application without having to download anything to their desktop. This requires an on-demand development tool that sits on top of the cloud and provides a development Platfo...
Cirrhus9 has announced the availability of its new cloud computing infrastructure and related managed services. Powered in part by 3tera's AppLogic cloud computing platform and managed by Cirrhus9, the new services enable customers to benefit from Internet-scale infrastructure and prep...
"The maturation of virtualization technologies, in combination with the reality of today's business environment, has made the security, manageability and flexibility benefits of adopting client virtualization increasingly attractive to business customers," said Roberto Moctezuma, vice ...
Gartner singled out virtualization is the top strategic technology for 2009 at its Symposium/ITxpo this week, restating what it said six months ago when it identified virtualization as the highest-impact trend changing infrastructure and operations through 2012. Cloud computing is seco...
"In the upcoming era of cloud computing, the web will be much more than just a means of delivering content – it will be a platform in its own right, requiring an extremely scalable cloud networking infrastructure," said Jayshree Ullal, President and CEO of Arista, formerly known as Ara...
Rackspace Hosting has unveiled its cloud hosting strategy which extends the company's technology and service leadership to cloud hosting. In support of its new cloud hosting strategy, the company announced it has agreed to acquire Slicehost and Jungle Disk, and has established relation...
Aptana has announced the general availability of Aptana Cloud, an online service that integrates with Eclipse software development tools to enable hosting, scaling and managing Web applications in "The Cloud." Aptana Cloud provides an end-to-end solution for deploying, scaling, staging...
IBM has turned Lotus Notes into a fluffy hosted service called Lotus Notes Hosted Messaging as it's been threatening to do. The move sorta catches IBM up to Microsoft with its $10-a-head-a-month Exchange Online. Big Blue is targeting its new Gmail-like service at companies with 1,000–1...
Yahoo’s net profits were down 64% in Q3 to $54.3 million, four cents a share. This time last year it realized $151.3 million, 11 cents a share. Revenues were up 1.1% to $1.79 billion, excluding TAC it was $1.325 billion, short of the $1.37 Wall Street estimated. US sales were up 7% and...
Keynote Systems has announced it will open its cloud infrastructure, offering any Web team concerned with their end users' experience free access to KITE (Keynote Interactive Testing Environment), Keynote's product for testing and analyzing the performance of Web applications across th...
Today at the 6th International AJAX World RIA Conference & Expo in San Jose, CA, a totally packed General Session has been taking place given by Pieter Humphrey of Oracle, who gave a hugely popular session on Rich Enterprise Applications...what he calls (inevitably) REAs. It is easy to...
VMware has announced that Independence Blue Cross (IBCis using VMware's industry-leading datacenter virtualization and management suite, VMware Infrastructure 3, to improve the efficiency of its business operations. IBC covers 3.4 million members and processes more than 32 million clai...
It said Monday it’s going to lose 25 cents-35 cents a share (GAAP) on revenues of $2.95 billion-$3 billion, down from $3.2 billion this time last year. It figures its gross margin will be between 39% and 41%. The loss includes a restructuring charge of roughly $60 million stemming from...
Cloud computing is reshaping the IT marketplace, creating new opportunities for suppliers and catalyzing changes in traditional IT offerings. Over the next five years, IDC expects spending on IT cloud services to grow almost threefold, reaching $42 billion by 2012 and accounting for 9%...
Google CEO Eric Schmidt, who missed out on being in Al Gore’s cabinet when Gore lost to Bush eight years ago, will campaign for Barack Obama starting with a panel on the economy Tuesday in Florida at which both will appear. Schmidt’s been an Obama advisor on technology and energy and d...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Amazon CTO Dr. Werner Vogels will deliver the opening keynote at SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, which will take place November 19-21, at the Fairmont Hotel at the heart of Silicon Valley, in San Jose, California. The first International...
Enigmatec Corporation has announced that Founder and CTO Duncan Johnston-Watt will be leaving the company at the end of the year to establish and lead Cloudsoft Corporation, an Enigmatec spin out which will be based in Edinburgh. Duncan will continue to serve on the Enigmatec Board as ...
Rackspace Hosting and its cloud hosting division, Mosso, will hold a customer event and live webcast including Q&A entitled ‘Live and Unplugged: A Conversation with Rackspace Cloud Hosting and What’s Coming.’ The webcast and event will offer attendees the opportunity to hear corporate ...
Atlanta-based TechOperators, a new early stage VC targeting cloud computing and SaaS as well as Internet services, security, infrastructure and mobile, is launching its first venture fund and claims it didn’t have too many problems raising the $20 million-$30 million. The four managing...
Citrix has released a technology preview of Project Kensho, its toolkit for developing and deploying portable virtual machine appliances in enterprises and clouds. First announced in July, the widgetry is described as a multi-hypervisor toolkit that leverages the Distributed Management...
When actualized, rPath says “applications are distributed based on cloud capacity, cost, proximity to user and other criteria.” Its Cloud Computing Adoption Model outlines strategic goals, investment requirements, expected returns, risk factors and readiness criteria for advancement. I...
NetSuite, the Larry Ellison SaaS company, is buying OpenAir, the 56-man shop that is supposed to be the leader in on-demand professional services automation, for $26 million cash, net of the cash on the acquisition's balance sheet. NetSuite says it probably won't be able recognize most...
Cloud computing is taking IT by storm. Companies and departments that have ventured into the cloud have already started enjoying the benefits of reduced costs, and the ability to cost-effectively scale their infrastructure based on demand. While these early adapters are adjusting to li...
Hyperic is the leading provider of web application performance monitoring software for the datacenter and the cloud. The company recently launched the groundbreaking CloudStatus service, which is the first monitoring and management tool that provides an independent view of the health a...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Mike Neil, General Manager of Microsoft's Virtualization Strategy, will deliver the opening keynote at SYS-CON's 4th International Virtualization Conference & Expo (www.virtualizationconference.com) which will take place November 19-21, at the Fairmo...
Cloud computing refers to the ability to deploy your application on infrastructure that you do not necessarily own nor manage yourself and that can be easily scaled up to handle demand and provide resiliency to failure. The hardware infrastructure can be composed of clusters of many ch...
Cloud computing is an opportunity for businesses to implement low-cost, low-power and high-efficiency systems to deliver scalable infrastructure. But moving to a cloud infrastructure is not necessarily as nice and clean as the providers would want you to think. With cloud infrastructur...
On another day of wild swings – when the stock market – as a proxy for the global economy – badly needed a comfort blanket – Google gave it one. It came in Thursday with Q3 net earnings of $1.56 billion, or $4.92 a share (non-GAAP), up 26%, on revenue of $4.04 billion, up 31%, after su...
Fiberlink announced the general availability of MaaS360, a cloud-based platform and portal for mobile operations management. MaaS360 provides enterprises with a single platform to manage all the elements of its growing mobile operations regardless of where the users, devices, or data a...
Citrix has released a technology preview of Project Kensho, its toolkit for the development and deployment of portable virtual machine appliances in enterprises and clouds. Project Kensho aims to offer a multi-hypervisor toolkit that leverages the Distributed Management Task Force (DMT...
Sylantro Systems announced compatibility of its Synergy platform with the Amazon Web Services' Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). By placing its Synergy platform and Synapps Web Services on Amazon EC2, Sylantro makes its voice and web applications available in a cloud computing environment. ...
rPath has announced its Cloud Computing Adoption Model, which defines a pragmatic, five-step approach for the graduated adoption of cloud computing. Cloud computing holds real promise for enterprises and SMBs, as well as the ISVs and individual developers serving them. Among other bene...
Well, if the economy - and not just software, mind you - is going from products to services and perforce subscriptions then vendors are going to need an appropriate billing system that chases down and captures all the monthly payments, right? Well, that's what a couple of lads out of t...
They are now in early-stage negotiations with the regulators, the paper said, hoping to sidestep litigation. Google, in particular, has been publicly resistant to the idea of making any changes to the agreement, but concessions may be inevitable – unless of course Google decides to wal...
Citrix has released a technology preview of Project Kensho, its toolkit for developing and deploying portable virtual machine appliances in enterprises and clouds. First announced in July, the widgetry is described as a multi-hypervisor toolkit that leverages the Distributed Management...
In a week of ludicrously large numbers beyond a normal human being's comprehension of what it will cost to barely survive the current economic catastrophe Google announced that - by its calculations - it will take $4.4 trillion to reduce America's dependence on fossil fuel by 88% by 20...
Cloud Computing, in its current incarnation, falls short on its promise to make computing as a whole as simple as plugging an application into a utility service. Kirill Sheynkman, Founder & CEO of Elastra Corporation, will be giving a session on Elastic Computing vs. Cloud Computing at...
Two-year-old venture-backed Skytap Inc, a University of Washington cloud infrastructure spin-out, says it’s got an API to enable “hybrid” clouds. Rather than use cloud computing in a silo, Skytap’s Web Services API and one-click VPN functionality create a situation where cloud resource...
Cloud Computing isn’t just another buzzword: this session will look at what the industry is up to, Amazon is up to, and especially how people are innovating in the cloud. Buzzwords aside, virtualized (cloud) computing is a disruptive game changer at both technical and business levels, ...


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