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Telx Adds Hybrid Cloud Option to Cloud Exchange – Data Center Knowledge

Posted on Oct 22, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

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Standards Organization ISO Takes on Cloud Computing Standards – Data Center Knowledge

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Cloud News

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Microsoft’s big Azure announcement is a Cloud in a Box – CITEworld

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in SMB Cloud

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Cloud and Enterprise EVP Scott Guthrie used an event in San Francisco today to give an update on its Azure cloud platform, launching its on premises Cloud Platform System and the Azure Marketplace, where ISVs and developers can sell services and applications to Azure users. Noting that Microsoft’s cloud is part of his productivity vision for the company, Nadella noted that “Productivity and platforms, that's our core, the soul of our company […] The Microsoft cloud is the most complete cloud offering: used by businesses across every industry in every geography.” With a revenue run rate of $4.4 billion, and with 80% of the Fortune 500 as customers, Microsoft’s cloud is starting to justify the $4.5 billion of CAPEX.

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Cisco Offers Strategy To Speed Internet of Things Adoption – NewsFactor Network

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Networking giant sees the future of the Internet of Things (IoT) clearly -- and the company outlined its fog computing strategy this week at the Internet of Things World Forum. The roadmap includes the second phase of its IOx platform for industrial-scale IoT deployments and its IoE (Internet of Everything) Software and Services Suite. The IOx Application Management Module is a vital component of Cisco’s fog computing strategy because it makes it possible for third-party operating systems such as Linux -- and industry applications -- to run directly on its IoT platforms

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IBM and SAP Partner to Accelerate Enterprise Cloud Adoption – CNNMoney

Posted on Oct 16, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

ARMONK, N.Y. and WALLDORF, Germany, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that SAP has selected IBM as a premier strategic provider of Cloud infrastructure services for its business critical applications – accelerating customers' ability to run core business in the cloud.

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Lenovo, VMware Partner on SDN Data Center Solutions – The VAR Guy

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

Raghu Raghuram, executive vice president, Software-Defined Data Center Division at VMware Lenovo is partnering with VMware (VMW) to help customers adopt software-defined data center (SDDC) technology through new IT infrastructure solutions for private and hybrid cloud, end user computing and virtualization. The agreement extends VMware’s existing 16-year relationship with System x, which Lenovo recently acquired from IBM (IBM). The partnership unites Lenovo’s servers and networking hardware with VMware infrastructure technology to help enterprises and service providers simplify the data center, speed application provisioning and reduce costs, according to the press release

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The public cloud just got a new poster child – TechRepublic

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

GE is moving 90% of its workloads to the public cloud, and it's nowhere near done. Forget Netflix.

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CLOUD COMPUTING VMware Launches vCloud Air Data Center in Germany – CIO Today

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 in Cloud News

Cloud and virtualization software provider VMware opened its three-day VMworld Europe 2014 trade show with a flurry of announcements. Perhaps the biggest news was the opening of a new data center in Germany as part of the ongoing expansion of vCloud Air, the service formerly known as vCloud Hybrid Cloud Services.

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IBM, SAP to partner on cloud computing for businesses – Fortune

Posted on Oct 14, 2014 in Cloud News

IBM and SAP plan to announce on Tuesday that they will partner to offer cloud computing services to companies. Specifically, IBM IBM will provide cloud infrastructure services to SAP, which will run its business applications—collectively dubbed the HANA Enterprise Cloud—on top of them. For IBM, it’s the second megawatt deal of the year with a technology industry peer as it continues to stake ground through large cloud computing partnerships.

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VMWorld Europe: Tools To Manage Multiple Clouds – InformationWeek

Posted on Oct 14, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

VMware vRealize suite will manage Microsoft Azure, Amazon, and OpenStack cloud workloads. Cloud Contracts: 8 Questions To Ask (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) VMware plans to launch an enhanced, umbrella management product -- the vRealize Suite -- that sits atop its existing vSphere suite to let virtualization managers manage workloads on Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services or running under KVM, such as those using the default hypervisor on an OpenStack cloud

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Telefónica Leverages Zerto Virtual Replication to Improve Cloud Reliability … – MarketWatch

Posted on Oct 14, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

VMWORLD, BARCELONA, Spain, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- VMWORLD, BARCELONA, Spain, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telefónica expands its enterprise cloud offering to include Disaster Recovery as a Service for virtualized data centers  This solution allows enterprises to protect their applications in case of a disaster with the service Virtual Data Center (VDC), guaranteeing business continuity. Cloud data is replicated, using less time to recover and reducing the loss of important data

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Telefónica Leverages Zerto Virtual Replication to Improve Cloud Reliability … – MarketWatch

Posted on Oct 14, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

VMWORLD, BARCELONA, Spain, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- VMWORLD, BARCELONA, Spain, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telefónica expands its enterprise cloud offering to include Disaster Recovery as a Service for virtualized data centers  This solution allows enterprises to protect their applications in case of a disaster with the service Virtual Data Center (VDC), guaranteeing business continuity.

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Telefónica Leverages Zerto Virtual Replication to Improve Cloud Reliability … – PR Newswire (press release)

Posted on Oct 14, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

VMWORLD, BARCELONA, Spain, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telefónica expands its enterprise cloud offering to include Disaster Recovery as a Service for virtualized data centers  This solution allows enterprises to protect their applications in case of a disaster with the service Virtual Data Center (VDC), guaranteeing business continuity.

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AVST Spotlights New Enterprise-Class UC Applications at BroadSoft Connections – Marketwired (press release)

Posted on Oct 13, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - Oct 13, 2014) - Booth #45 -- This week at BroadSoft Connections 2014, Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) is showcasing its Unified Communications (UC) applications that transform the productivity of individuals, teams and businesses while enabling the transition to the cloud. AVST's CX-E platform brings productivity to BroadSoft's® BroadWorks® VoIP communications cloud application server.

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2015 Server OS Outlook: Cloudy, Chance Of Containers – InformationWeek

Posted on Oct 13, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Windows still dominates the enterprise data center, our new survey shows, but other options are on the rise. We're in the midst of technology transitions that will have profound implications for the server operating system landscape over the next product cycle, with new challenges to the dominance of Windows Server in enterprise data centers

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