Is eBay Getting Into Cloud Computing?
Another of the Web giants, eBay, may be joining the growing and nebulous (pun intended) field of cloud computing, if a new job listing is any indication.
Clouds Are Only In The Sky
There's a lot of blogosphere chatter these days about "private cloud" computing. Unfortunately, there's no such thing.
NetSuite Launches CRM+
CRM+ uses a number of Ajax-built features that streamline business processes through more drop-down windows and drag-and-drop functionality.
Cast Iron Beefs Up Data Integration Appliance
The iA4000 is an upgrade and replacement of the iA3000 appliance. New data migration capabilities include data conversion and profiling tools to accelerate software-as-a-service use.
Dell Launches Rack Workstation
The company also introduced a PC-over-IP remote access device that offers hardware-based encryption and compression without compromising system performance.
Cloud Computing Serves Up Occasional Thunderstorms
Last weekend's Amazon S3 outage shows that cloud computing isn't all upside. In theory, outsourcing services to companies that focus on them should make things more scalable and reliable. In reality, it doesn't always seem to work that way.
A Fresh Look For Facebook
The social networking site said it launched the redesign to clean up users' profile pages and improve organization.
Enterprise in the Cloud: Q&A with Google's Rishi Chandra
As product manager at Google Enterprise, Rishi Chandra is responsible for spreading search appliances, Google Apps and a growing portfolio of services into the business world. Continuing a series of interviews on cloud computing, Intelligent Enterprise asks Chandra about Google's plans for applications, underlying infrastructure and meeting the demands of the enterprise.
Yahoo In Proxy Settlement With Carl Icahn
The billionaire investor grabs a seat as eight of Yahoo's current board members, including chairman Roy Bostock and CEO Jerry Yang, will run for re-election next month.
Microsoft Opens Live Mesh To More Users
Live Mesh currently is a synchronization and remote access tool for Windows customers with Live IDs, but Microsoft says it will evolve to become much more than that.
The Rise Of Enterprise-Class Cloud Computing
With its new Cloud Server, Elastra joins a growing list of vendors offering products and services for enterprise-class cloud computing. The year-old startup is betting -- rightly so, in my opinion -- that businesses are ready and willing to move workloads to the cloud, but only if they have IT tools that are sophisticated enough to manage the process.
Lenovo Launches Centrino 2 Notebook Line
The sub-$900 notebooks offer small and midsize companies the latest mobile platform from Intel and built-in wireless connectivity to AT&T's 3G high-speed network.
Startup Develops Single, Simple Interface To Cloud Services
Kaavo, a startup founded by a former IT professional, has developed a browser interface for managing resources from multiple cloud computing providers. Not yet a year old, Kaavo is moving quickly to address what's likely to be a growing need as more companies plug into not just one, but a variety of cloud services.