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2015 is the Year of the Cloud, ProfitBricks executive says – San Antonio Business Journal

Posted on Jul 7, 2015 in Cloud News

Jesse B. Lopez/ JBL Photography ProfitBricks, a Berlin-based infrastructure-as-a-service provider, opened an office in… more ProfitBricks opened an office in San Antonio last year expecting big things in the cloud computing industry. So far this year it has not been disappointed.

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What’s Your Disaster Recovery Plan? – Business.com

Posted on Jul 6, 2015 in Cloud News

There tends to be a misconception that just because an application is running in the cloud, you instantly get business continuity, but that couldn’t be farther from the truth. As with any new technology, the fact is that when you are hosting an application in the cloud, you need to be sure that your team is asking the right questions and investigating the business continuity capabilities during the move.

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Microsoft Expanding In-House Cloud Deployments – Redmond Channel Partner (blog)

Posted on Jul 3, 2015 in SMB Cloud

Microsoft Expanding In-House Cloud Deployments Microsoft is expanding the scope of the FastTrack program and the Onboarding Center in a few ways that will further overlap with some partners' current cloud business models.

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Microsoft Improves Hybrid Cloud Management – StorageReview.com

Posted on Jul 1, 2015 in SMB Cloud

July 1st, 2015 by Adam Armstrong Microsoft announced several improvements and innovations today to help customers manage their hybrid clouds. Previously at their Ignite event, Microsoft introduced Microsoft Operations Management Suite

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Orange Flexible Computing Advanced Allows Enterprises to Build Their Own … – Financial Mirror

Posted on Jul 1, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

HONG KONG & PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Orange Business Services today announced the expansion and availability in Asia Pacific of their next-generation Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud offering called Flexible Computing Advanced. The service is targeted at large multinational companies who have multiple data center and network requirements across many countries. By standardizing and consolidating customer cloud infrastructure onto a globally consistent and reliable virtual private cloud, Flexible Computing Advanced enables customers to achieve greater savings on total cost of ownership.

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Cisco Acquires Enterprise Security Firm OpenDNS – Data Center Knowledge

Posted on Jun 30, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Search for: About DCK Data Center World Subscribe Events Main menu Skip to primary content Skip to secondary content Companies White Papers Regions Infrastructure Design Power Cooling Green Modular Data Centers DCIM InfoCenter Servers Downtime Networking Sectors Cloud Computing Big Data Bitcoin Executive Government Supercomputing / HPC Managed Hosting Colocation Storage DCIM InfoCenter Webcasts Industry Perspectives Data Center Knowledge Top Trending Articles Custom Google Data Center Network Pushes 1 Petabit Per Second Google to Turn Alabama Power Plant Into Data Center Study Identifies Common Pain Points in Big Data Projects Forsythe's Massive Chicago Area Data Center Achieves Tier III Constructed Facility Schneider Electric Targets Edge Computing With New Micro Data Center Portfolio Job-a-Matic

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Microsoft Plans to Boost Its Presence in the Hybrid Cloud Space – Market Realist

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

Microsoft Adds BlueStripe: Continues Its Acquisition Spree (Part 3 of 6) Microsoft Plans to Boost Its Presence in the Hybrid Cloud Space By Anne Shields  • Jun 23, 2015 2:21 pm EDT Microsoft is aiming hybrid cloud with integration of BlueStripe to its portfolio As we saw earlier in this series, Microsoft (MSFT) completed the acquisition of BlueStripe on June 10, 2015. Since companies are adopting hybrid and multi-cloud infrastructures more to store, process, and analyze business data, technology players are aggressively aiming to expand their presence in the cloud space. Mike Neil, Microsoft’s general manager of Enterprise Cloud stated that “As evidenced through our recent announcements such as Microsoft Azure Stack, OMS, Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016, Microsoft is committed to providing leading hybrid cloud solutions and support for our customers.” Enlarge Graph Through BlueStripe Software, Microsoft will gain visibility in understanding how applications interact with data center IT systems

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How to avoid total disaster while moving applications to the cloud or a data … – BetaNews

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Whether you’re the CIO of a large corporation or run your own enterprise, it’s imperative that you understand the benefits, as well as the inevitability, of data center migrations. Migrations advance business practices by creating greater tactical efficiencies, agility and by reducing costs. Because they provide such great opportunities, migration plans are often high on the list of strategic projects for CIOs, IT managers and other managers involved in corporate plans

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Orange Flexible Computing Advanced Allows Enterprises to Build Their Own … – Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release) (registration) (blog)

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Orange Business Services today announced the expansion and availability in Asia Pacific of their next-generation Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud offering called Flexible Computing Advanced. The service is targeted at large multinational companies who have multiple data center and network requirements across many countries. By standardizing and consolidating customer cloud infrastructure onto a globally consistent and reliable virtual private cloud, Flexible Computing Advanced enables customers to achieve greater savings on total cost of ownership.

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UBM China Announces Sponsors for Cloud Connect China 2015 – PR Newswire (press release)

Posted on Jun 23, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

SHANGHAI, June 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Under the guidance of Shanghai Municipal Commission of Economy and Information, Cloud Connect China 2015, organized by UBM China, will take place on September 8-10 at Shanghai International Convention Center.

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Chinese government deals help nurse Alibaba’s bottom dog cloud business – Yahoo News UK

Posted on Jun 20, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

By Paul Carsten and John Ruwitch SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - E-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is an underdog in the global cloud computing industry, but it has one thing going for it: it's Chinese. Alibaba this week scored a minor deal with China's northeastern port city of Dalian to build a cloud computing center and provide online government services such as bill payment. The pact is a small part of a growing portfolio of similar cloud services tie-ups between Alibaba and government bodies around China and comes against a backdrop of Beijing's deepening paranoia about foreign technology

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The logo of Alibaba Group is seen inside the company’s headquarters in … – Yahoo! Maktoob News

Posted on Jun 19, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

The logo of Alibaba Group is seen inside the company's headquarters in Hangzhou By Paul Carsten and John Ruwitch SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - E-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is an underdog in the global cloud computing industry, but it has one thing going for it: it's Chinese. Alibaba this week scored a minor deal with China's northeastern port city of Dalian to build a cloud computing center and provide online government services such as bill payment

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Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Strengthens Cloud Computing With … – Bidness ETC

Posted on Jun 19, 2015 in Cloud News

By: Troy Kuhn Published: Jun 19, 2015 at 7:15 am EST Treading on new territory, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE:BABA) stock has been hovering in negative territory year-to-date

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Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Strengthens Cloud Computing With … – Bidness ETC

Posted on Jun 19, 2015 in Cloud News

By: Troy Kuhn Published: Jun 19, 2015 at 7:15 am EST Treading on new territory, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

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Chinese govt deals help nurse Alibaba’s bottom dog cloud business – Business Insider

Posted on Jun 18, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

By Paul Carsten and John Ruwitch SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - E-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is an underdog in the global cloud computing industry, but it has one thing going for it: it's Chinese. Alibaba this week scored a minor deal with China's northeastern port city of Dalian to build a cloud computing center and provide online government services such as bill payment. The pact is a small part of a growing portfolio of similar cloud services tie-ups between Alibaba and government bodies around China and comes against a backdrop of Beijing's deepening paranoia about foreign technology.

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