GSA Seeks Cloud-Based IT Management Tools
The software as a service provider must provide service desk, asset management, client management, network service monitoring, and system management tools, among others.
Certeon Touts WAN Optimization For Cloud Computing
The company's aCelera Cloud aims to boost performance and reduce bandwidth needs for cloud apps, and supports cloud platforms such as VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix Xen, Linux KVM, and Amazon EC2.
IT As A Service Is The Future
Software execs say software as a service has more domains to conquer, will gradually take over more of the IT infrastructure.
Using The Cloud To Manage The Cloud
Managing cloud-based VMs isn't easy. Tools from IaaS vendors are rudimentary and proprietary, while integration with enterprise management consoles is complex. SaaS management software is closing the gap with new services able to manage systems in multiple clouds alongside internal VMs.
Navy SEALs Need More Bandwidth For Website
The military is seeking a Web hosting provider to handle the site because of increased traffic and also wants a host of services such as firewalling, anti-virus protection, monitoring, and more.
Why Are SMBs Wary Of SaaS?
Lack of awareness and uncertainty about managing multiple apps are the culprits according to AppDirect co-CEO Daniel Sakes, whose firm provides an online marketplace for vertical apps.
Clouds Change Storage Administrator's Role
Cloud storage promises to change the way data centers manage and provision storage assets, but it also will affect the roles and responsibilities of the storage manager as well.
SMB Cloud Spending To Double By 2015
Telecoms will likely benefit from a strong preference for bundling hosted services, as the market climbs to more than $49 billion, finds AMI Partners' study.
Feds Seek $2.5 Billion In Cloud Services
The General Services Administration is asking vendors to bid to supply cloud email, cloud office automation services, and cloud-based records management services.
Mashery Raises $11 Million For API Management
OpenView Venture Partners, Formative Ventures, .406 Ventures, and Cisco Systems invested in the firm, which boasts Netflix, the New York Times, Best Buy, and others among its customers.
Cloud Vendors Punt Security To Users
Nearly 80% of cloud computing providers say customers don't evaluate data security before selecting a vendor, according to a recent Ponemon survey.