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Cloudmark, Inc., a provider of carrier-grade messaging security, has been selected by Aruba, the Italian leader in web hosting services, e-mail and registration of domain names, to deploy its full suite of service provider solutions, comprising Cloudmark Gateway, Cloudmark Authority an...
Want to get your head in the clouds without your feet leaving the ground? In his session at the 9th International Cloud Expo, Hart Hoover, Linux Administrator at Rackspace Hosting, will provide examples of how businesses of all sizes are harnessing the power of the Cloud to make thei...
As more and more businesses begin scaling IT needs to the cloud, there has been an increasing need to find ways to connect dedicated hosting offerings to cloud computing solutions. How can you effectively use IaaS services while also considering your current hosting needs? In his ses...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Zunicore will exhibit at SYS-CON's 9th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 7–10, 2011, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Zunicore is the new cloud division of PEER 1 Hosting, the global IT hosting provid...
SoftLayer Technologies on Tuesday announced the upcoming opening of the company’s new data center in Singapore and network Points of Presence (PoPs) in Singapore, Tokyo, and Hong Kong. Beginning Sept. 23, customers can pre-order services in the new data center, to be deployed when the ...
Are dedicated servers a thing of the past? Or has dedicated hosting evolved alongside of Cloud hosting? In his general session at the 9th International Cloud Expo, Duke Skarda, CTO at SoftLayer, will explore the differences between dedicated servers and cloud computing as well as fl...
An alphabetical selection of some of the many themes & topics to be discussed at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley (9th Cloud Expo) - being held November 7-10, 2011, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA. The markets may still be melting, but Cloud Expo is definitely coming of age!
Platform Computing is the leader in cluster, grid and cloud management software ― serving more than 2,000 of the world’s most demanding organizations. For 19 years, Platform Computing’s workload and resource management solutions have delivered IT responsiveness and lower costs for ente...
FireHost, a secure cloud hosting company, announced on Thursday a growth investment by The Stephens Group, LLC, as well as earlier-round investors. This capital infusion validates FireHost's position that security is a top priority for businesses using the cloud and will help the compa...
SoftLayer Technologies on Tuesday announced that the company has completed upgrading the edge network routers across its wide area network (WAN). SoftLayer’s networking team installed Juniper Networks MX 3D Universal Edge Routers to all facilities and network points-of-presence. The ne...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Rackspace Hosting, the world’s leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry, has been named “Platinum Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 9th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 7–10, 2011, at the Santa Clara Convention Ce...
SoftLayer Technologies on Thursday announced that the company is making the Microsoft WebMatrix development platform available to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 users. WebMatrix is an all-inclusive, free tool that includes everything developers need to create, customize, and publish web...
Hosting is easier and a more economical option than building your own cloud environment. In his session at the 9th International Cloud Expo, Francisco Romero, Director of Corporate Analytics at SoftLayer, will explain how the cloud experts should do the leg work when building a cloud...
As a hosting provider, what is SoftLayer doing to provide infrastructure and scalable environments for their customers? In his session at the 9th International Cloud Expo, Marc Jones, Director of Product Innovation at SoftLayer, will discuss how SoftLayer is using these environments ...
SoftLayer Technologies, a provider of Cloud, Dedicated, and Managed hosting on Thursday announced that the company has been ranked on the Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC) Fast Tech List as one of the five fastest growing tech companies in Dallas-Fort Worth. Final rankings ...
Gazzang on Wednesday announced that FireHost will sell Gazzang ezNcrypt. A member of the Cloud Security Alliance, FireHost recently announced a PCI 2.0 compliant public cloud. Now, customers who host database servers in FireHost’s compliance-ready hosting solution will have access to G...
Rackspace has launched its Critical Sites service for extremely mission-critical sites in Europe. It delivers enterprise-level web hosting solutions and customer-facing applications and web services. Users get performance management tools designed for real-time visibility of the en...
SoftLayer Technologies on Tuesday announced that the company experienced continued operational and financial growth in the second quarter of 2011, hitting all new records. Along with other achievements, the company earned $83 million in revenue for the period. “This has been the great...
A-Frame Technology Services on Thursday announced the availability of RentTheCloud.com, a brokerage service that matches companies seeking cloud services (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS) with cloud vendors. Unlike the uncertainties and risks of conventional approaches to evaluating, selecting, and i...
BMC Software on Tuesday announced additional capabilities integrated into its BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management solution that proactively ensures the service quality of cloud services and avoids many of the risks of cloud computing such as outages, performance and capacity issues, while s...
According to a recent study from The NPD Group, a market research company, just 22 percent of U.S. consumers were familiar with the term "cloud computing," which denotes software applications or processes that are accessed from the Internet, rather than on personal computer hard drives...
Desktop Anywhere is a UK cloud computing company specialising in virtual desktops and cloud computing services for companies with anywhere between 5-1,000 users. With clients in various industries such as finance, property investment, fashion, professional services and publishing, they...
Zenith Infotech, an international company that specializes in delivering remote monitoring and management, innovative business continuity, and cloud computing solutions for IT service providers, on Monday announced that more than 1,000 value-added resellers (VARs) and over 3,000 client...
The "cloud" was one of the hottest IT terms of 2010 and continues to dominate discussions in 2011. While a solid definition of exactly what cloud computing is seems to be difficult for IT professionals and marketing departments alike to pin down, the various takes on it are shifting th...
Pacnet on Thursday announced its latest investment into a new Data Landing Station (DLS) in Hong Kong, with direct high-speed connectivity into Pacnet's pan-Asian subsea cable network. This is part of the company's strategic plan to expand its hosting and co-location infrastructure to ...
Cloud computing has now passed the stage of hype to reality. More and more enterprises are realizing the benefits of remote hosting of IT services rather than local IT management, especially as managing and operating IT networks and services is not getting any easier. Managing IT net...
SoftLayer Technologies on Tuesday announced the expansion of its storage options for CloudLayer® Computing Instances (CCI) to include Local Disk Storage. Available as an alternative to SoftLayer’s Storage Area Network (SAN)-based CCIs, the new option brings customers the ability to cho...
SoftLayer Technologies on Tuesday announced the introduction of High-Availability Dedicated Firewalls to its lineup of security solutions. SoftLayer customers have the option of adding this high level of protection as a new service for current or new Cloud, Dedicated, or Virtual system...
CenturyLink and Savvis have completed their previously announced merger. The combination creates a premier managed hosting and colocation provider with global scale positioned for leadership in meeting customer demand for outsourced IT and cloud services. "The combination of CenturyL...
IBM Thursday said that it’s opening two new cloud data centers in Japan, one to deliver its SmartCloud services – that’s its public cloud – and the other dedicated to delivering LotusLive, its cloud collaboration widgetry. The new facilities mean it’s added to the sites in Singapore,...
SoftLayer Technologies on Thursday announced that the control procedures and compliance for its 11 data centers have been verified in a Service Organization Control Report (SOC 1) prepared under the terms of the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 16 (SSAE 16) by ind...
As enterprises deploy SaaS and other cloud technologies, they are confronted with the challenge of integration. It is hard to ignore the impact of the cloud, but responses among integration technology providers have varied. Integration veteran David Linthicum sees 3 categories of data...
SYS-CON Events announced today that INetU, a leading managed hosting and cloud provider, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 9th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 7–10, 2011, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. INetU is a leading managed hosting pr...
CoreVault, a provider of data protection services, on Wednesday announced the availability of its new VMware vCloud Powered Hosting service. Through its partnership with VMware, CoreVault has developed its Cloud Hosting service to take advantage of all the cost and efficiency benefits ...
Westcoastcloud has developed its cloud based security service Netintelligence to give education officials the ability to block harmful content and control what websites pupils are able to access on iPads issued by their school. Bill Strain, director of Westcoastcloud, said: "For sever...
FireHost continues to lead the secure cloud hosting movement by coupling innovative, new features with the highest level of security available in a public cloud infrastructure. Last month, the company launched the first secure, public cloud hosting solution with PCI-DSS 2.0 compliance....
SMEStorage, the Open Cloud Platform Vendor, have updated their Cloud File manager product for Android to version 2.1. The SMEStorage Android Cloud File Manager enables the management of multiple storage clouds in one single Cloud File System. The 2.1 update is a substantial update th...
SoftLayer Technologies on Thursday announced the launch of a public image repository for CloudLayer Computing. Since its inception, CloudLayer Computing has allowed customers to save private image templates, enabling the deployment of additional similar instances without having to inst...
The economics of the cloud, the rise of the mobile workforce and the consumerization of IT are making the transformation to the cloud a foregone conclusion within enterprise IT. But not every company, organization or government agency is necessarily keeping up. Are you?
Intel – like everybody else these days – has gone into the cloud business with a new subscription-based business model and its own special twist. It’s got a Hybrid Cloud Platform that it’s pointing at server makers, ISVs and service providers so they can lease small businesses of und...