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8 Cloud Computing Books Worth Reading On Cloudy Summer Days – Forbes

Posted on May 26, 2015 in Cloud News

With the summer season rapidly descending upon those in the northern hemisphere, it’s time to kick it down a notch and engage in some less stressful pursuits than running a business — namely, reading up on cloud computing.  Let’s face it, there will be cloudy days through the summer, so why not get into a cloud frame of mind? With that in mind, here are some of the works that really help clarify and cut through the confusion on what cloud computing is and can be.

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Unisys enters the software-defined data center market with Intel-based Dorado … – ZDNet

Posted on May 25, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Last week Unisys announced its most powerful Dorado systems yet. Ten years in the making, Unisys has fully converted its Dorado system to Intel Xeon processors and introduced them as the 8300 ClearPath line. And ClearPath OS 2200 is a complete operating environment for ClearPath Servers that includes all of the software needed to operate a mission-critical Dorado server.

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The Cloud Computing Market in Turkey is Expected to Exhibit Tremendous … – Business Wire (press release)

Posted on May 25, 2015 in Cloud News

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Technavio has published a new report on the cloud computing market in Turkey, which is expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 37% from 2015-2019. Cloud Computing: About the Report The latest industry analysis report by Technavio highlights the increased adoption of cloud based solutions by SME’s. These enterprises are constantly increasing their spending on IT products and services to improve the efficiency of their business processes and gain a competitive advantage.

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Charting a course in the ERP clouds – IT-Director.com (blog)

Posted on May 22, 2015 in SMB Cloud

For many SMBs, limited IT resources and budgets are the norm. This makes keeping pace with technology requirements an uphill battle. Over the past several years, cloud-based solutions have helped SMBs put technology solutions to work with less cost and complexity, and more flexibility, than traditional on-premise deployments

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HP Deal Raises Its China Game – Barron’s

Posted on May 22, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Hewlett-Packard (HPQ: NYSE) By Wells Fargo Securities ($33.07, May 21, 2015) Hewlett-Packard is creating a China-focused enterprise information-technology company.

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City of Port Coquitlam Moves to Cloud-Based ERP – Business Wire (press release)

Posted on May 22, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

VICTORIA, B.C. & MANCHESTER, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unit4, a fast growing leader in enterprise applications for service organizations, today announced that the City of Port Coquitlam, British Columbia has gone live with its cloud implementation of Unit4 Business World ERP.

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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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What MSPs Need To Know About The Impact Of Cloud Computing On Clients’ IT … – Business Solutions Magazine

Posted on May 22, 2015 in Cloud News

By Rick Delgado, contributing writer As cloud computing has gained in popularity over the years, many within the IT industry have been understandably excited and wary about what it would mean for them. Using more technology certainly opens up new opportunities for IT workers, but their roles and positions would likely change as the cloud was adopted by organizations around the world

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Seagate targets Qnap in NZ with SMB focused NAS offering – ChannelLife NZ

Posted on May 21, 2015 in SMB Cloud

May 21, 2015 - 12PM Sean Mitchell Over many years Seagate has diversified its business from just manufacturing hard drives into other hardware and software that broadly fits into the storage category.

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OpenText cutting jobs as it focuses on cloud – Hamilton Spectator

Posted on May 21, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

WATERLOO — OpenText announced Wednesday it will cut five per cent of its global workforce of 8,500 as it streamlines operations to generate more revenue from the cloud. The Waterloo-based supplier of enterprise-information systems employs about 840 people in the David Johnston Research and Technology Park, and is the largest software company in Canada with annual revenues of about $1.6 billion. Mark Barrenechea, the chief executive officer, announced in a conference call Wednesday that he returned to oversee daily operations at the company.

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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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Cloud Computing And Small Businesses Driving Microsoft To A Whole New High – GuruFocus.com (registration)

Posted on May 20, 2015 in Cloud News

Since last year Microsoft (MSFT) has invested a lot of time, effort, money and attention to Cloud. Finally the table has turned and company has started to experience the big numbers on the chart.

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The enterprise technologies to watch in 2015 – ZDNet

Posted on May 20, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

As business and IT leaders prepare for their next budget cycle this year, more emerging and not-yet-adopted technologies must be considered as candidates than ever before. Yet despite the seemingly endless flow of new applications, devices, and services, it's always important to sort the latest digital innovations into the strategic and tactical, into what is merely incremental, and the can't-miss digital trains leaving the station that could create all new markets, new channels, and vital future growth opportunities for the business.

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Surescripts Standardizes on Splunk Software to Target Healthcare Fraud – MarketWatch

Posted on May 20, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO, May 20, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Splunk Inc. SPLK, +1.36% provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced that Surescripts, the nation’s largest health information network, has standardized on Splunk® software for information security and risk management to continue its crackdown on healthcare fraud. Splunk Enterprise empowers Surescripts to sift through billions of annual electronic prescriptions and other health data transactions among doctors, pharmacies and health plans, and analyze the data to help uncover fraudulent activity

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CenturyLink Targets SMB Segment with 1Gbps Fiber Speed – Zacks.com

Posted on May 19, 2015 in SMB Cloud

CenturyLink Inc.

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