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.
Government CIOs Doubt Cloud Savings
More than 45% of U.S. government IT officials don't think cloud computing will save their agencies enough money to make it worthwhile, an Ovum report finds.
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.
How To Manage Primary Cloud Storage
Cloud storage is often thought of as a secondary storage area, a place to hold backup's or archives, but for an increasing number of organizations it is also becoming a primary storage area.
SMBs Aren't Sold On Cloud Storage
Surveys released by In-Stat and Drobo show smaller companies are sticking with on-site storage, but they should consider online backup for an extra layer of protection.
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.
Michigan Experiences Two IT Outages
About 25,000 state employees were unable to access the state's IT network for several hours one day and problems during a disaster recovery test prevented thousands from completing motor vehicle transactions in state branch offices for nearly two days.
Solid-State Disk Or Solid-State Storage?
SSD, or solid-state disk, is a term that gets overused when we talk about solid-state storage. SSD is incorrectly applied to seemingly everything related to memory-based storage.
Data Centers Face Growth Challenges
Virtualization and consolidation are among the key strategies of IT managers facing the threat of running out of data center space, power, and cooling.
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.
Adobe Enhances SendNow File Transfers
With an eye on SMBs and "knowledge workers" such as creative pros, vendor adds video and audio file support to its cloud-based file transfer service.