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IBM Provides SoftLayer Ecosystem Partners with New Resources for Generating … – MarketWatch

Posted on Apr 24, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

ARMONK, N.Y., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM ) today announced that it is launching a series of initiatives to make it easier and more profitable for Business Partners of SoftLayer, an IBM Company to develop, market and sell cloud services to their customers. Cloud computing is transforming the way that IT services are consumed and delivered and will account for the bulk of new IT spending by 2016*. For Business Partners who specialize in streamlining integration and delivering value-added solutions, cloud presents an unprecedented opportunity to capture new revenue and enter new markets

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Strong cloud, weak PCs, and accounting rules give Microsoft a flat 3Q 2014 – Ars Technica

Posted on Apr 24, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Microsoft posted its financial results for the third quarter of its 2014 financial year, corresponding to the first quarter of the 2014 calendar year. Revenue was essentially flat, down less than one percent, at $20.4 billion. Operating income was down 8 percent at $6.97 billion, and earnings per share were down 6 percent at $0.68

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How the Cloud Changes Enterprise Tech – PC Magazine

Posted on Apr 24, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

At today's Bloomberg Enterprise Technology Summit, there was a lot of discussion about moving to the cloud and how that impacts businesses and the IT infrastructure that supports it. Many of the newer companies and vendors are convinced that almost everything should move to the cloud quickly, but older organizations were clear that many legacy applications will remain either on-premises or in "private clouds" for a very long time.

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Sungard Availability Services Cloud to Power GlobalTeq USA Mobile Payments … – SYS-CON Media (press release)

Posted on Apr 24, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

By PR Newswire Article Rating: April 24, 2014 10:14 AM EDT   WAYNE, Pa., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sungard® Availability Services™(Sungard AS), a leading provider of information availability through managed IT, cloud and recovery services, today announced that GlobalTeq USA has selected Sungard AS Enterprise Cloud Services to build a secure business environment supporting their Software as a Service (SaaS) solution which serves as a mobile payments tool for the financial and retail sector. GlobalTeq is an innovative mobile money transfer solution that enables financial institutions and retailers to offer customers 24/7 payment technology. This secure and scalable platform helps organizations create long-term, valuable relationships with their customers, while servicing them in the most cost-effective manner possible.

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Sungard Availability Services Cloud to Power GlobalTeq USA Mobile Payments … – SYS-CON Media (press release)

Posted on Apr 24, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

By PR Newswire Article Rating: April 24, 2014 10:14 AM EDT   WAYNE, Pa., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sungard® Availability Services™(Sungard AS), a leading provider of information availability through managed IT, cloud and recovery services, today announced that GlobalTeq USA has selected Sungard AS Enterprise Cloud Services to build a secure business environment supporting their Software as a Service (SaaS) solution which serves as a mobile payments tool for the financial and retail sector. GlobalTeq is an innovative mobile money transfer solution that enables financial institutions and retailers to offer customers 24/7 payment technology

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Sungard Availability Services Cloud to Power GlobalTeq USA Mobile Payments … – SYS-CON Media (press release)

Posted on Apr 24, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

By PR Newswire Article Rating: April 24, 2014 10:14 AM EDT   WAYNE, Pa., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sungard® Availability Services™(Sungard AS), a leading provider of information availability through managed IT, cloud and recovery services, today announced that GlobalTeq USA has selected Sungard AS Enterprise Cloud Services to build a secure business environment supporting their Software as a Service (SaaS) solution which serves as a mobile payments tool for the financial and retail sector. GlobalTeq is an innovative mobile money transfer solution that enables financial institutions and retailers to offer customers 24/7 payment technology

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Inet, NetApp join for cloud service – The Nation

Posted on Apr 24, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Morragot Kulatumyotim, managing director of Internet Thailand, said yesterday that the company will offer a broad range of value-added services and solutions designed for customers in both the public and private sectors, such as SCG and the Electronic Government Agency.Weera Areeratanasak, manager of NetApp (Thailand), said the firm will provide FlexPod, a converged computing, networking and storage solution developed by Cisco and NetApp, to help boost cloud services to the enterprise market. The solution is an alternative way for enterprises to enter the cloud.

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Salesforce.com Plans SOS Service For Mobile Apps – InformationWeek

Posted on Apr 24, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Salesforce1 Service Cloud SOS will bring a prominent help button and pop-up video agent support to mobile service experience. Salesforce.com announced Thursday that it's developing a Salesforce1 Service Cloud SOS service that will bring new levels of customer service and support to mobile applications. The SOS service is needed, Salesforce reasons, because consumers are downloading billions of apps, yet most of those apps -- whether for retailers, travel-related businesses, banks, or other financial services -- lack clear and easy-to-use customer-support functionality.

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Salesforce.com Plans SOS Service For Mobile Apps – InformationWeek

Posted on Apr 24, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Salesforce1 Service Cloud SOS will bring a prominent help button and pop-up video agent support to mobile service experience.

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Microsoft Earnings: 6 Questions – InformationWeek

Posted on Apr 24, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Microsoft has been on fire lately, but new CEO Satya Nadella will face questions during Thursday's earnings announcement about Windows XP, Nokia, Surface, and other trouble spots. Microsoft Office For iPad: 7 Questions Answered (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) For the first time in what seems like years, Wall Street is bullish on Microsoft. In recent months, the company's stock has traded at its highest levels since the dotcom boom, flirting with the symbolically important $40 mark in the process.

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Sungard Availability Services Cloud to Power GlobalTeq USA Mobile Payments … – PR Newswire (press release)

Posted on Apr 24, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

WAYNE, Pa., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sungard® Availability Services™(Sungard AS), a leading provider of information availability through managed IT, cloud and recovery services, today announced that GlobalTeq USA has selected Sungard AS Enterprise Cloud Services to build a secure business environment supporting their Software as a Service (SaaS) solution which serves as a mobile payments tool for the financial and retail sector. GlobalTeq is an innovative mobile money transfer solution that enables financial institutions and retailers to offer customers 24/7 payment technology. This secure and scalable platform helps organizations create long-term, valuable relationships with their customers, while servicing them in the most cost-effective manner possible.

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Cloud Attacks Are Following Enterprise Workloads – Computerworld India

Posted on Apr 24, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Enterprise workloads are shifting to cloud and hosting environments in ever greater numbers and attacks that have historically targeted on-premises environments are following them. Enterprise workloads are shifting to cloud and hosting environments in ever greater numbers and attacks that have historically targeted on-premises environments are following them, according to a new report.

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Securely manage business documents in the cloud – GigaOM

Posted on Apr 24, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Cloud-based collaboration tools are becoming increasingly popular, but as Heartbleed not-so-gently reminded us recently, convenience can come at a trade-off with information security. The bug hit both Box and Dropbox, and their users’ sensitive information may have been compromised. To the chagrin of IT managers everywhere, many employees are using the same file-sync-and-share platforms at home and work.

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Sponsored post: Securely manage business documents in the cloud – GigaOM

Posted on Apr 23, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Cloud-based collaboration tools are becoming increasingly popular, but as Heartbleed not-so-gently reminded us recently, convenience can come at a trade-off with information security.

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Postal Unit Scraps Big Iron For Virtualization – InformationWeek

Posted on Apr 23, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

US Postal Service wanted to virtualize its systems for auditors working in the field but didn't have room for added storage. It found the answer in a specialized appliance.

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