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Carousel Industries Launches ‘Simplicity Video’ Cloud-Based Conferencing … – Telecom Reseller (press release)

Posted on Jan 24, 2015 in SMB Cloud

Cloud-Based Managed Private Cloud (MPC) Solution is First to Offer Seamless Integration of Distributed Architecture, Application Integration and Enhanced Video Services Exeter, RI January 20, 2015 — Carousel Industries, a leader in unified communications, managed services, data solutions and visual communications, announced that it has launched Simplicity Video: a new cloud-based video conferencing solution designed for SMB and enterprise customers.

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VMware Launches vCloud Air Edge Program for Cloud Startups – The VAR Guy

Posted on Jan 23, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

VMware (VMW) is giving small cloud startups a chance to grow their businesses with the launch of vCloud Air Edge, an incubation program designed to help small businesses develop their cloud-centric offerings as well as help launch companies currently developing “new, potentially disrupting enterprise solutions on vCloud Air,” according to the company.

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Thinspace Featured as Growing Player in Cloud Computing Among Top Micro … – PR Newswire (press release)

Posted on Jan 22, 2015 in Cloud News

PORT ORANGE, Fla., Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thinspace Technology Inc. (OTCQB: THNS; "Thinspace or the "Company"), a global provider of reliable, scalable and affordable application delivery, virtualization, and cloud client technology to public and private sector companies and organizations of all sizes, today announced that the Company is featured as a growing player in the hot, high growth B2B markets of desk top virtualization and cloud computing on top micro-cap investor websites StockNewsNow.com (SNN), Wall-Street.com, and SeeThru Equity.

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What SMB CRM Shoppers Want – CRM Buyer

Posted on Jan 22, 2015 in SMB Cloud

CRM is expected to grow at a steady pace, and CRM customers are sending some specific signals about the functionality they need. Thirty-seven percent of small-and-medium-sized businesses that participated in its annual survey want an integrated suite of multiple CRM applications, Software Advice reported last month

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Mike Volpi, General Partner at VC Firm Index, Aims for More Enterprise Deals … – Re/code

Posted on Jan 21, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Investments in enterprise startups have been good for venture capital firm Index Ventures. Late last year, Hortonworks, which helps firms manage large troves of corporate data using open-source software Hadoop, became the latest in a string of companies in its portfolio to go public, following Zendesk and Arista Networks. And there may be more IPOs coming: Candidates in the Index portfolio for 2015 offerings include Pure Storage, Lookout.

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CloudHealth Technologies raises $12 million to support the growth of cloud … – BetaBoston

Posted on Jan 21, 2015 in Cloud News

CloudHealth Technologies, a Boston-based developer of management software for the cloud, announced today that it has raised $12 million in new funding. The Series B investment round was led by Silicon Valley venture capital firm Scale Venture Partners, and was joined by existing investors .406 Ventures and Sigma Prime Ventures. CloudHealth offers IT services for companies dependent on the reliability and performance of cloud-based software. With so many companies relying on the cloud for data backup, software applications, and more, CloudHealth’s services let companies monitor the performance, analyze how to best maximize all the features of the cloud, and track issues that arise more quickly and affordably

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Amazon Joins Apple Using Clean Energy at Cloud Data Centers – Bloomberg

Posted on Jan 20, 2015 in Cloud News

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) is turning to wind to power data centers forming its giant global network after committing in November to drive all operations on renewable energy.

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Egnyte Adds File Auditing, Intelligent Distribution To Hybrid Storage Solution – TechCrunch

Posted on Jan 20, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

Egnyte announced a couple of upgrades to their hybrid storage solution today including intelligent file distribution, which can determine the best place to put a file based on usage and IT policies They also announced a new file auditing feature that lets IT track a file wherever it goes, a feature that puts it on par with many of its competitors. Egnyte is part of the popular enterprise file sync and share market, which includes Box, Syncplicity, Dropbox and a host of others. Egnyte has always tried to differentiate itself from the pack by forgoing an all-cloud solution, and offering a hybrid approach, which lets customers store files on-premises or in the cloud

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Workers bringing own mobile devices compel CIOs to embrace cloud – Chicago Tribune

Posted on Jan 17, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

SEATTLE — Brian Lillie, chief information officer at data-center company Equinix Inc., had a salesman with a password problem.

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Spoken Communications inks deal with Avaya to power hybrid cloud solution for … – FinancialNews.co.uk

Posted on Jan 17, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

Spoken Communications said it has announced an agreement with Avaya to offer a hybrid cloud contact center as a service (CCaaS) solution for enterprise contact centers.Together, the companies will offer Avaya cloud services powered by Spoken, a multi-tenant cloud platform that enables companies to seamlessly transition to next-generation contact center capabilities.

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What Customers Want in 2015: Cloud Foundry, OpenStack, Docker and AWS – DZone News

Posted on Jan 17, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

I've always believed that tech companies only last in the market by listening to their customers. You can get carried away and add the coolest technology to your product, but if it doesn't provide real business value to the customer, it's useless. Based on discussions with our customers, their focus is on building a solid foundation.

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Spoken Partners with Avaya on Cloud Contact Center Solutions – Destination CRM

Posted on Jan 16, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

Spoken Communications, a cloud infrastructure provider specializing in contact center virtualization, has partnered with Avaya to offer a hybrid cloud contact center as a service (CCaaS) solution for enterprise contact centers. Together, the two companies will offer Avaya Cloud Services powered by Spoken, a multitenant cloud platform that enables companies to transition to next-generation contact center capabilities.

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Deloitte Digital partners Mulesoft in hybrid Cloud integration play – ARNnet

Posted on Jan 15, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

Deloitte Digital have formed a strategic partnership with Mulesoft to address Cloud, on-premise and hybrid Cloud integration.

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This One Chart Shows The Vicious Price War Going On In Cloud Computing – Business Insider

Posted on Jan 14, 2015 in Cloud News

In recent years, cloud computing providers have been slashing prices — a phenomenon we've called the “race to zero.” Amazon Web Services, for example, has cut its price 44 times in the last six years, while Microsoft and Google have both decreased prices multiple times to keep up with AWS.

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Mobily says 30 partners join cloud computing programme – Telecompaper (subscription)

Posted on Jan 14, 2015 in Cloud News

Saudi Arabia-based operator Mobily said that about 30 partners have joined the cloud computing programme that it launched in June 2014. They include merging and systems integration partner such as SBM, EXA Serve and Nesma, consultancy and applications partners such as ICT Systems, Xceed, Mena Itec, and Naseej, and other companies

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