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According to Gartner, mainframes running Cobol apps comprise 60% to 80% of all business applications worldwide (including as much as 90% of all financial transactions), which adds up to billions of lines of Cobol code directly tied to enterprise systems and trillions of dollars of IT i...
Skytap, the self-service cloud peddler, claims its users can now provision a self-service hybrid cloud in less than 10 minutes using a secure, two-way connection between their data center and Skytap’s virtual public infrastructure. Usually setting up a hybrid cloud is a complex, time...
The cloud has created tremendous value in the IT industry, ranging from the on-demand availability of enterprise-class infrastructure via Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and the simplified deploy and manage semantics of Platform as a Service (PaaS), to business applications delivere...
NaviSite on Monday announced that PROACTIS has selected its Managed Cloud Services (MCS) to deliver secure, reliable and scalable eProcurement solutions to its North American customers for deployments across the globe. With NaviSite MCS, PROACTIS is reducing the costs and mitigating ...
LogLogic, an IT Data Management Company supporting log management and SIEM, on Monday announced the release of LogLogic Database Security Manager 4.1 which provides enhanced database security, and greater insight into user activity. Security is enhanced by the inclusion of an integrate...
Oracle Monday put out a Cloud File System that’s supposed to help organizations deploy their applications, databases and storage in the cloud. The widgetry was concocted by integrating the company’s Automatic Storage Management (ASM) Cluster File System together with its ASM Dynamic ...
What does the CIO of the National Reconnaissance Office have in common with the CEOs of GoGrid and OpSource, the Co-Founder & CTO of Dell Boomi, the Chief Technology & Strategy Officer at Novell and the Director of HP Software's Global Cloud Practice? Answer: all are members of the dis...
Unisys Corporation, on Thursday announced its Application Modernization Platform as a Service (AMPS(SM)) offering, a subscription-based service to help federal government agencies reduce the cost, complexity, risk and time involved in modernizing their legacy software applications. Th...
Ernst & Young LLP announced on Thursday that it has become a corporate member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), a non-profit organization formed to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within cloud computing and provide education on the uses of cloud c...
Methodologies Corporation, a provider in the software modeling industry, published on Wednesday the commercial Cloud Computing Modeling Notation (CCMN) that is shipped along with other advanced modeling capabilities in the new SOMF 2.1 release. Software development managers, analysts...
"As cloud adoption reaches a tipping point and becomes mainstream, we expect this market to experience a robust 45.5% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) between 2010 and 2015," noted Mary Johnston Turner, research director of Enterprise System Management Software, in a new study by IDC...
Gluster, a provider of scale-out, open source storage solutions, on Tuesday announced Gluster Virtual Storage Appliances specifically designed for virtual machine (VM) and cloud environments. The new appliances give enterprises the ability to treat physical storage as a virtualized, st...
Cloud computing is a platform for innovation in delivering infrastructure and software services in a pay per use model. Organizations migrating to cloud platforms have to plan changes to application as well as application interfaces for on-premise integration. These areas require addit...
The article talks about software vendors partnering with public clouds to create a new ecosystem that is beneficial to everyone -- consumers, vendors and cloud service providers. I think the debate on which one of the two models, on-premise or public cloud, would survive in the long r...
Salesforce.com, the enterprise cloud computing company, is demonstrating the continued expansion of its strategic leadership team with the appointment of Jeff Lautenbach as senior vice president of enterprise commercial sales, Americas. At salesforce.com, Lautenbach reports to Hilarie...
"New infrastructure and operations technologies such as cloud services and virtualization ... were selected by CIOs the most often and are the top-two technologies for 2011," said Mark McDonald, group vice president and head of research for Gartner Executive Programs, as the results we...
Moving an application from an enterprise environment to a cloud platform requires a careful assessment of the application and the target platform with factors such as suitability, maturity and cost benefits as part of the initial cloud migration assessment. Cloud Platform assessment, A...
HP has clearly decided to follow hardware sellers like IBM and Dell into cloud services for IT delivery. It will be unlocking new cloud products and services from its data centers in Tulsa, Okla. and Wynyard, England for both businesses and governments with an emphasis on security, eas...
HP on Tuesday announced a suite of new products and services that enable businesses and governments to leverage the power of the cloud while ensuring they meet required levels of security, performance and availability. Cloud computing is an important and growing platform for Instant...
Deploying operating systems is expensive, complicated and time-consuming. So you might appreciate why I’m perplexed by so many analyst reports and predictions about the world rushing to get Windows 7 rolled out in 2011. That isn’t to say that people don’t want to use Windows 7. I think...
Zeus Technology on Tuesday announced that AlertBoot has chosen Zeus’ software-based load balancing solution, Zeus Traffic Manager, to support its migration from a hardware infrastructure to the cloud. Zeus was selected because of its superior performance, software-based architecture an...
Like many disruptive, evolving technologies, cloud computing is going through a phase characterized by opposites: hype and exaggeration on one side, and fear and skepticism on the other. How do you determine what’s really going to work for your organization? Separating the myths from t...
Nasuni on Thursday announced a new migration service for the Nasuni Filer, enabling users to efficiently move existing files to trusted cloud storage providers. The latest 2.4 release of the Nasuni Filer adds a new native data migration service that can easily move large data sets to ...
Gizmox, the developer of the Visual WebGui (VWG) platform, on Wednesday introduced Instant CloudMove, an automated tool-based solution for transforming enterprise client/server applications from desktop to a Cloud/Web and mobile deployment. Leveraging Gizmox’s Visual WebGui (VWG) virtu...
Concur, a provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions, on Wednesday announced it has signed a definitive agreement to establish a new joint venture in Tokyo, Japan, known as Concur Japan. The joint venture, which will be led by Japanese technology veteran Shigeru Fuj...
Layer 7 Technologies, a Gateways for service-oriented integration, cloud connectivity and Web-to-mobile information sharing, on Wednesday announced record financial performance in 2010 with 248 percent top line growth marking the fourth consecutive year of over 200 percent average sal...
A virtualized data center must be supported by a virtualized security system, which must be validated by a virtualized test systems and test methodologies. The rapid rise of cloud computing has delivered cost and productivity benefits to thousands of organizations as over 200 cloud pr...
Salesforce.com, the enterprise cloud computing company, on Monday announced enterprises around the world are choosing Salesforce CRM. Companies like Comcast-Spectacor, JVL Corporation, and Milestone Systems are selecting the industry provider Salesforce CRM to accelerate business growt...
LogLogic, the IT Data Management Company supporting log management and SIEM, on Wednesday announced it was named among the top software companies on the JMP Securities' "Hot 100: The Best Privately Held Software Companies" list. The report profiles 100 of the software industry's leadin...
The primary business benefit of Cloud computing is that it can enable organizations to achieve a ‘Level 5′ BPM maturity. BPM stands for Business Process Management, and how effectively an organization has mastered this science can be quantified on a maturity scale, ranging from 1-5....
Enterprise services are built on applications that are running within the enterprises to fulfill the business demands. In the recent past, the concept of services in a cloud environment gained significance with services being hosted in a common cloud environment within the enterprise o...
GoGrid, a cloud infrastructure provider, on Wednesday announced that it has expanded its 2nd Generation Hybrid Cloud capabilities. GoGrid customers can now use any GoGrid data center to build secure, high-performance and scalable infrastructures to power applications based on a combin...
Verecloud, which enables communications service providers (CSPs) to capture market share in the emerging cloud computing services business, and Intalio, the Cloud Company, on Tuesday announced a partnership to include Intalio’s Cloud offering, starting with its Customer Relationship Ma...
Application virtualization pioneer AppZero on Tuesday announced the appointment of two accomplished industry professionals to its executive ranks. Effective immediately, Ross Norrie will be responsible for product development and delivery; Valerie O'Connell will spearhead the company's...
GigaSpaces Technologies, a provider of virtualized application platforms delivering end-to-end scalability, on Tuesday announce that CloudTran has integrated its transaction management middleware with GigaSpaces eXtreme Application Platform (XAP). The end result is a Java-based solutio...
Symplified, the Cloud Security Company, on Tuesday announced the appointment of Michael Corbisiero as vice president of worldwide sales. He will lead Symplified’s expansion into global markets following a stellar 2010 during which revenue jumped 700 percent year over year to reach a mu...
How are collaboration tools and cloud trends coming together? Is cloud the right deployment strategy for collaboration systems? How can your organization harness the potential of collaboration in the cloud? In his session at the 8th International Cloud Expo, Ken Muir, Chief Technolog...
SCORE, source of free and confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs, and Intacct, a cloud financial management and accounting applications, on Monday announced an exclusive partnership that will benefit SCORE and the more than one million businesses SCORE helps to start and ...
SingleHop a IT infrastructure and web hosting provider, announced on Monday the launch of its new cloud hosting platform, Cascade. The new platform completes SingleHop's strategy of bringing the benefits from traditional dedicated server hosting and cloud computing advancements togethe...
NaviSite a provider of enterprise-class hosting, managed application, managed messaging and managed cloud services, announced on Monday that it has been positioned as a Challenger in Gartner, Inc.'s 2010 Cloud Infrastructure as a Service and Web Hosting Magic Quadrant report.1 Navi...