Managed Services and Hosting Summit Planned

Managed Services and Hosting Summit Planned

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It has been announced that a UK Managed Services & Hosting Summit will take place on February 12th 2013. The event will be a management level event intended to help organisations identify new opportunities that…

Considering A Private On-Premise Cloud? Think again, Says Brocade!

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While many IT leaders are excited by cloud computing technology, simply installing virtualization software on-premise does not turn transform your local infrastructure into a private cloud. Instead, this “static” implementation is simply one of many…

The Rising ISV Interest In SaaS Application Packaging Standards (APS)

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Parallels, makers of automated service delivery software, are pushing their Application Packaging Standards (APS), which they say help ISVs reach the cloud distribution ecosystem via a single packaging effort. While many in the IT industry…
Cloud hosting and banking

Cloud hosting and banking

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Accenture, the IT consultancy reported this year that “cloud computing will increasingly provide banks with new lower cost operating models thanks to virtualisation, greater automation, and the ability to push more activities offshore.” What does…
Microsoft Announce Cloud Security Readiness Tool

Microsoft Announce Cloud Security Readiness Tool

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A new tool designed to help IT professionals test their enterprise’s readiness for deployment to the cloud has been announced by Microsoft. Titled, the Cloud Security Readiness Tool, this new Microsoft tool is a free…
Further Growth for Cloud Gaming

Further Growth for Cloud Gaming

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AMD, a chip designer, is now pushing a lot of money into Ciinow, a cloud based game streaming firm. Ciinow has stated that it will use its AMD Radeon graphics cards due to the fact…
Slow Adoption of Open Source Platforms?

Slow Adoption of Open Source Platforms?

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A new report that has been compiled by cloud management company, Zenoss, has found that there has been a slow adoption of open source platforms so far. Around 600 people were surveyed in ‘The State…

How To Use An Enterprise Cloud To Shrink Your Infrastructure

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If you are in a position where your company takes several weeks to deploy new servers in your datacenters you may wish to consider the advantages of an Enterprise cloud built on VMware technology. Revlon…
Chinese Cloud Computing Growing

Chinese Cloud Computing Growing

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China is the latest country to realise the full potential of cloud computing as they are now pushing a huge amount of money into it. Chinese cloud computing now accounts for 3% of the global…
EU to Boost Cloud Adoption

EU to Boost Cloud Adoption

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Following on from our blog post earlier this week, today it has been announced that the EU telecoms regulators are to set out how they want to increase the use of the cloud by public…
Cloud Developments

Cloud Developments

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It has been declared that the European Cloud Computing Strategy, that is set to be announced this coming Friday, will look to establish some solid guidelines for service level agreements in order to build public…
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