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Why businesses should embrace the hybrid cloud – BetaNews

Posted on May 22, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

When cloud technology started to gain traction with businesses the main concerns expressed were over data security and control. Customers questioned what compromises they would have to make with their on-premise infrastructure to reap the benefits of cloud computing. However, the cloud has developed significantly over the past few years, and the emergence of hybrid cloud has allowed businesses to reap the benefits of lower cost public cloud offerings whilst keeping control of their most prized and sensitive data on-premise.

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99 problems but the cloud ain’t one: Why Hybrid Cloud? – ITProPortal

Posted on May 21, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

When cloud technology started to gain traction with businesses the main concerns expressed were over data security and control. Customers questioned what compromises they would have to make with their on-premise infrastructure to reap the benefits of cloud computing. However, the cloud has developed significantly over the past few years, and the emergence of hybrid cloud has allowed businesses to reap the benefits of lower cost public cloud offerings whilst keeping control of their most prized and sensitive data on-premise. Hybrid cloud is any combination of public and private computing combined with existing on-premise infrastructure which is tailored to fit each individual business’ needs.

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Peer 1 Hosting Launches New Hybrid Cloud Solution – Web Host Industry Review

Posted on May 21, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

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Saudi public sector tends to use advanced hybrid Cloud models – Saudi Gazette

Posted on May 21, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

JEDDAH — The Saudi public sector shows preferences of cloud computing models and the priorities that drive these investments, a new study conducted by Dun & Bradstreet commissioned by EMC revealed.The study noted steadily increasing cloud adoption among public sector entities in Saudi Arabia, with the results of the study showing that 44% of respondents surveyed have already implemented or plan to implement a cloud computing model, 42% stated to have currently implemented a private cloud model, and 22% consider their environment to be a public cloud.Of those respondents who reported a preference for Private Cloud, 70% cited maximized scalability as being the decisive factor.

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4D-DC’s New Hybrid Cloud Solution Based on Infortrend’s RAID Storage is … – PR Newswire (press release)

Posted on May 21, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

TAIPEI, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- 4D-DC, the established cloud, colocation and connectivity provider, introduced its new cloud platform "4D Cloud 2.0" based on Infortrend storage solutions. Expecting a strong demand for the new cloud platform, 4D-DC aims to reach 200 virtual machines (VMs) and 4-million peak IOPS in data centre for its new 4D Cloud 2.0 platform within the first year. What sets the new cloud platform apart are the storage solutions provided by Infortrend.

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Hybrid Cloud Proves Clouds Are Worthy of Email Infrastructure – CircleID

Posted on May 20, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

One of the key benefits of cloud computing is the opportunity to replace up-front capital infrastructure expenses with low variable costs that scale with your business. The digital messaging space pertaining to email infrastructure has lived in a hybrid cloud since 2014.

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F5’s New CEO Eyes Hybrid Cloud, Staying Independent FFIV – Investor’s Business Daily

Posted on May 20, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

Manny Rivelo, incoming chief executive of F5 Networks, has a tough act to follow, but he has brought a new way of thinking at the company. Under John McAdam, F5's CEO since 2000, the company grew to $1.7 billion in 2014 revenue, up from $100 million when he took the reins

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Ikoula Launches New Hybrid Cloud Toolbox Powered by UShareSoft – PR Newswire (press release)

Posted on May 19, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

PARIS and SAN FRANCISCO, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ikoula and UShareSoft today announced Ikoula's new Hybrid Cloud Toolbox, powered by UShareSoft's UForge AppCenter, cloud application templating and migration services. The Toolbox enables Ikoula customers to easily onboard and migrate applications to Ikoula's Public Cloud as well as to other public or private clouds.

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Peer 1 Hosting announces hybrid cloud solution – Computer Dealer News

Posted on May 19, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

Web infrastructure provider Peer 1 Hosting, a subsidiary of Cogeco Cable Inc., launched its automated True Native Hybrid Cloud solution on Tuesday. Sold on a utility billing basis, the True Native Hybrid Cloud allows users to build and scale physical and cloud services through a single web portal. “True Native Hybrid Cloud provides customers with the ability to instantly provision a mix of virtual and bare-­metal cloud servers,” Peer 1 said in a statement

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Protecting Your Web Applications In A Hybrid Cloud Environment – CloudTweaks News

Posted on May 18, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

It’s no secret that organizations are embracing the cloud and all the benefits that it entails. Whether its cost savings, increased flexibility or enhanced productivity – businesses around the world are leveraging the cloud to scale their business and better serve their customers

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Hybrid cloud boost: IBM unveils new servers, software and solutions – Digital News Asia

Posted on May 17, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid cloud requires new levels of openness, integration, etc. Power Systems, Spectrum Storage, Middleware, SoftLayer and OpenStack IBM Corp has announced new servers, and storage software and solutions that it said would help more clients create hybrid cloud computing environments. Businesses are increasingly adopting hybrid cloud environments to integrate existing technology investments (systems of record) with new workloads in the cloud (systems of engagement), driven by mobile, big data and social computing, IBM said in a statement. These systems bring new waves of data that can make moving computing workloads around a challenge because they reside in a variety of on-premises data centres and inside public and private clouds. The combination of IBM Power Systems, Spectrum Storage, Middleware, SoftLayer and OpenStack software can help clients more simply navigate between these environments and gain valuable insights on key business data, the company claimed.

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IBM Watson Ecosystem Strengthen The Hybrid Cloud Capabilities – CloudTimes (blog)

Posted on May 16, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

IBM has introduced new hybrid cloud capabilities for Watson to help companies to connect their data with web applications in the cloud.

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CloudXOS and Cloudbase Solutions Partner On Winning Hybrid-Cloud … – TheHostingNews.com (press release) (blog)

Posted on May 15, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

CloudXOS and Cloudbase Solutions Partner On Winning Hybrid-Cloud OpenStack Solutions with Native Windows SupportMay 15th, 2015 By: THN News (The Hosting News) – The fast growing hybrid-cloud software platform “CloudXOS” has already been making waves within the Enterprise, Credit Unions, Health Care, and Entertainment markets with its subscription based hybrid-cloud and disaster recovery solutions with native Windows support. Now CloudXOS has strategically partnered with Cloudbase Solutions to accelerate capabilities and offerings to its fast growing customer base

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How does a hybrid cloud increase security, mobility, and insight? – ITProPortal

Posted on May 15, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

The 2015 State of the Cloud report from RightScale found that cloud, in general, has proven massively popular, with 93 per cent of respondents utilising the technology in some form. One of the study’s other interesting findings was that a hybrid cloud approach is now the most commonly taken route by businesses, with 58 per cent utilising a combination of public and private cloud technologies.

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IBM targets hybrid cloud environments with new software and hardware – Networks Asia

Posted on May 14, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

In a move to help more clients create hybrid cloud computing environments, IBM announced new servers and storage software and solutions designed for cloud computing. IBM also revealed flexible software licensing of itsmiddleware to help clients speed up their adoption of hybrid cloud environments. "IBM hybrid cloud solutions are built for the enterprise and clients are using them to help enable new business models to drive growth," said Don Boulia, Vice President of Cloud Services, IBM Systems.

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