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SAP And Oracle Battle, Customers Avoid Choosing Sides
Commentary  |  7/29/2011
Will it be the apps vendor's innovation or the stack vendor's one-stop shop? IT hedges its bets.
CA Buys Watchmouse, For Remote App Testing Power
News  |  7/29/2011
Netherlands firm uses synthetic transactions generated from points around the world to test a cloud app's ability to respond.
Cloud Moves From Talk To Walk
Commentary  |  7/29/2011
CA and Nebula's cloud announcements this week reflect the reality that enterprises have moved past the theoretical to the practical.
Fruit Of CA Cloud Acquisitions Adds Up
News  |  7/28/2011
After two years of acquisitions, CA introduces 10 products to help customers plan and deliver private clouds that can use internal and external services.
Nebula Wants To Be iPhone Of Data Center
News  |  7/28/2011
Former NASA CTO Chris Kemp explains his startup's appliance that manages commodity servers as a cloud resource. His plan: Out-innovate the competition.
NASA's Former CTO Brings Cloud Appliance To Enterprise
News  |  7/27/2011
Early Google investors back Chris Kemp's 'garage' startup, Nebula, to build OpenStack appliance to compete with Microsoft, Cisco.
Gmail: A Cure For Outdated Email Addresses
News  |  7/27/2011
Google's social marketing campaign targets users of aol.com, hotmail.com, or yahoo.com email with an "intervention" to save friends from "embarrassingly out-of-date" email addresses.
Obama Talks, Congressional Websites Crash
News  |  7/27/2011
Several websites were unavailable or sluggish after an overwhelming public response to the president's call for Congress to resolve debt ceiling issues.
Dell Offers OpenStack Infrastructure-As-A-Service
News  |  7/27/2011
Reference architecture for cloud developers to manage IT resources in OpenStack.
Microsoft, Capgemini Partner On Azure Services
News  |  7/27/2011
Redmond looks to consultants to drive adoption of its Windows Cloud platform in vertical industries.
Feds Get Detailed Cloud Planning Advice
News  |  7/26/2011
Private sector execs, academics suggest changes like updating laws and setting research priorities, share practical recommendations for CIOs.
Google Apps Email Migration Complete at GSA
News  |  7/26/2011
Unisys has moved 17,000 agency employees to cloud-based email, which could save $15.2 million over the next five years.
VMware Never Said Virtualization Was Easy; Google+ Pains
Commentary  |  7/26/2011
Griping about VMware price changes? It's time to get practical. As for early users of Google+, the bumps continue.
Athenahealth Acquires Proxsys To Build Health Information Exchange
News  |  7/26/2011
The acquisition will help hospitals and medical groups manage clinical and administrative information more efficiently in the cloud.
Google+: Doing the Math
Commentary  |  7/25/2011
Someone call MIT! Don Rose has reduced the entire Google+ phenomenon to one mathematical equation.
LogMeIn Helps iPads , Work Data Play Safely
News  |  7/25/2011
Cloud-based service lets IT control corporate data accessed via mobile devices, starting with iPad and iPhone.
Storage Virtualization Has Several Meanings
Commentary  |  7/25/2011
The definition of storage virtualization depends on who you ask. Here's a look at what it can do for you.
Feds Must Detail Data Center Consolidations By October
News  |  7/25/2011
Agencies will have to publish their plans online by October 7, according to a new memo by outgoing federal CIO Vivek Kundra.
Cisco's Math In HP Server Battle Questionable
Commentary  |  7/25/2011
Just how much progress has Cisco made against HP? Take a close look at the numbers.
The Small Revolution Of The Data Center
News  |  7/25/2011
Financial services firms are rethinking how--and why--they build data centers, turning traditional data center models on their heads.
Google+ Lesson: Business Users Come Second
Commentary  |  7/22/2011
Google's consumer-first approach can produce creative products. Just go in knowing where you stand.
Amazon's Upcoming Tablet To Be WiFi, Contract-Free
News  |  7/22/2011
Amazon's plans involve much more than just books.
Kundra Had Vision, Next Federal CIO Needs Speed
Commentary  |  7/22/2011
The long-term plan for federal IT reform has only just begun to be implemented, so Kundra's successor will have to hit the ground running.
VMTurbo Brings Agility To The Cloud
News  |  7/22/2011
Cloud Operations Manager brings intelligence to virtualization and cloud computing in large, complex, and dynamic environments.
OpenStack Founder's Startup, Piston, Eyes Private Cloud Security
News  |  7/21/2011
With $4.5 million in funding and part of the NASA Nebula cloud brain trust, Piston jumps into the private cloud software market.
Virtualization Wars: Citrix Tops Microsoft As 'Primary Hypervisor'
Commentary  |  7/21/2011
More than nine in 10 companies use some form of virtualization, yet 60% of servers are still unvirtualized.
Telefonica Strategy Hints At Future of E-Commerce
News  |  7/20/2011
It's all about a managed API platform, not websites, the telecom's strategy declares. Netflix, AT&T, and Google already understand.
Google-Style Data Analysis For Loans
News  |  7/20/2011
Financial startup ZestCash is getting an infusion of funding to realize its plan to rewrite the rules of high-risk loans.
Microsoft Azure Does Big Data As A Service
News  |  7/20/2011
"Project Daytona" tools let researchers use Windows Azure cloud platform to crunch data, and some tech from archrival Google plays a part.
How To Create an OS X 10.7 USB Install Drive
News  |  7/20/2011
It's easy to create a bootable USB flash drive for OS X 10.7 Lion.
How To Create an OS X Lion Install Disc
News  |  7/19/2011
A great workaround for making your own bootable OS X 10.7 bootable DVD.
Cloud Computing: Solving The Backup Problem
News  |  7/19/2011
New York's famed Museum of Modern Art and its 750 employees recently transitioned to Google Apps and deployed Backupify's cloud backup and archiving platform to ensure data integrity.
Essence Raises Money To Push Cloud Healthcare Tools
News  |  7/19/2011
Private investors provided $61 million to Essence Group Holdings Corp. to expand its Lumeris cloud-based technology products and services for accountable care organizations.
Temenos, Microsoft Bring Azure Clouds To Mexico
News  |  7/19/2011
Six microfinance institutions are using the cloud system, and Microsoft and banking software provider Temenos are expanding to Africa, Southeast Asia, and other emerging markets.
Adobe Buys EchoSign For Electronic Signature Technology
News  |  7/18/2011
By providing contract execution in the cloud, Adobe aims to help businesses operate entirely online.
Time To Combine Backup And Archives?
Commentary  |  7/18/2011
With advances in storage hardware and software, consider merging backup and archive into a single process.
Private Cloud Cuts Costs, Speeds Provisioning
News  |  7/18/2011
L&T Infotech has slashed provisioning time from five days to less than 20 minutes and substantially increased server utilization.
Cisco Live Wrap-Up: UCS, Virtualization Advances
News  |  7/15/2011
UCS blades have interface card that automates implementation of as many as 256 virtual networks.
Google Elevates Summer Heatwave
Commentary  |  7/15/2011
Google's success with consumers should cause businesses to take note. Android, Chromebook, and Google+ all have potential to disrupt enterprise IT, and possibly in very good ways.
Outgoing Federal CIO: Focus On Execution
News  |  7/15/2011
The new federal CIO must focus on execution, not just policy, if the government's IT infrastructure and operations are to improve, says Vivek Kundra.
Personalized Medicine Generates Big Data
News  |  7/15/2011
Coriell Institute for Medical Research deploys IBM storage hardware and data management software to advance its biomedical research.
How Cloud Collaboration Boosts Efficiency
News  |  7/15/2011
HyperOffice focuses on simple task management and email integration. Here’s how one SMB uses the hosted collaboration suite to meet Fortune 500 expectations.
Mobile Workers Spur Demand For Cloud Security Services
News  |  7/15/2011
Market for cloud security services will double in the next four years, Radicati Group study says.
Cloud Computing For SMBs: 3 Questions, 3 Requirements
Commentary  |  7/14/2011
Don't move to the cloud just because everyone else is doing it. Explore whether it's right for you by asking yourself some questions first and then demanding answers from potential vendors.
Feds: Tell Us Which Government Websites To Close
News  |  7/13/2011
U.S. CIO Vivek Kundra has appointed a task force to eliminate underutilized or unnecessary dot-gov sites.
VMWare, RIM Risk Blowing Leads?
Commentary  |  7/13/2011
One announcement and one hint of an announcement show two once-dominant vendors scrambling.
Citrix's Cloud.com Acquisition Will Further Application Services
News  |  7/13/2011
The Cloud.com technology should allow Citrix to further its VDI and application streaming capabilities.
MicroStrategy Follows On Cloud, Pioneers Social Insight
News  |  7/13/2011
The independent business intelligence and analytics vendor trails IBM and SAP on cloud deployment, but it appears to be blazing its own trail on social network analysis.
HP Puts Its Printers In The Cloud
News  |  7/13/2011
Most of the company's printers are Web-enabled, cloud-aware, and have an email address so they can receive printing jobs from any device any where.
rPath Donates Pushbutton OpenStack Appliance
News  |  7/13/2011
The ready-to-run appliance uses staff time and technology donated by rPath for a test cloud based on equipment from Rackspace.
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