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Teradata Integrated Marketing Cloud: A Bet On Evolution of Software – Forbes

Posted on Mar 28, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

If you are an entrepreneur seeking to create a new software product, these days by default you choose the Software as a Service model. This model offers lots of advantages and eventually will likely be the dominant model

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Netsurion Taps Former Symantec SMB Sales Exec Mark Bartig – MarketWatch

Posted on Mar 27, 2015 in SMB Cloud

HOUSTON, Mar 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Netsurion, a leading provider of cloud-managed IT security services, today announced the appointment of Mark Bartig as senior vice president of sales. Previously, Bartig spent 10 years with Symantec, where he was responsible for leading all aspects of the SMB and mid-market business units in North America.

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Netsurion Taps Former Symantec SMB Sales Exec Mark Bartig – MarketWatch

Posted on Mar 27, 2015 in SMB Cloud

HOUSTON, Mar 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Netsurion, a leading provider of cloud-managed IT security services, today announced the appointment of Mark Bartig as senior vice president of sales. Previously, Bartig spent 10 years with Symantec, where he was responsible for leading all aspects of the SMB and mid-market business units in North America.

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Thanks, RHEL and IoT: Red Hat Inc Stock Jumps on Q4 Earnings – Motley Fool

Posted on Mar 26, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Image source: Red Hat. Linux veteran Red Hat (NYSE: RHT  ) reported results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year of 2015 Wednesday afternoon, leaving analyst projections in the dust. Moreover, the company renewed its share buyback program with a much higher dollar figure

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SMB Content Security Spend Still Up For Grabs – MSPmentor

Posted on Mar 26, 2015 in SMB Cloud

In spite of continued growth in security spend amongst SMBs, it's still very much a Greenfield opportunity for managed service providers (MSPs) that can break through perception barriers.

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Netsurion Taps Former Symantec SMB Sales Exec Mark Bartig – EIN News (press release)

Posted on Mar 25, 2015 in SMB Cloud

/EIN News/ -- HOUSTON, March 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Netsurion, a leading provider of cloud-managed IT security services, today announced the appointment of Mark Bartig as senior vice president of sales. Previously, Bartig spent 10 years with Symantec, where he was responsible for leading all aspects of the SMB and mid-market business units in North America. The addition of Bartig to the Netsurion team is a key step in the company's growth initiative to address the rapidly expanding SMB market opportunity driven by increased breach awareness

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Forrester New Report Affirms Growing Demand of Enterprise Data Virtualization … – CloudTimes (blog)

Posted on Mar 25, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Research firm Forrester Research released “The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Data Virtualization, Q1 2015” report to look at the data virtualization vendors and how they have improved their security, scalability, big data, data discovery, data quality, and cloud capabilities. The research company describes enterprise data virtualization as, “The integration of any data in real-time or near-real time from disparate structured, unstructured, and semi-structured data sources, whether on-premises or cloud into coherent data services that support business transactions, analytics, predictive analytics, and other workloads and patterns.” Forrester Research has evaluated nine data virtualization companies – Cisco Systems, Denodo Technologies, IBM, Informatica, Microsoft, Oracle, Red Hat, SAP, and SAS Institute – to find out how these companies fulfill the customers demand and how well their solutions can customize the requirements according to the specific business needs.

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India Cloud Computing Market to Exhibit Over 22% CAGR By 2020, Finds … – IT Business Net

Posted on Mar 25, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

  March 24, 2015 -- BURNABY, Canada, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing adoption of cloud computing technologies in SMEs and government agencies to drive the demand for cloud computing services in India through 2020 According to the recently released TechSci Research report "India Cloud ComputingMarket Forecast & Opportunities, 2020", the cloud services market in India is forecast to grow at over a CAGR of 22% during 2015-2020.

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Ovum: Cloud service providers need to double down on security – Business Cloud News

Posted on Mar 24, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Enterprises would be more willing to use cloud if providers focused more on security, compliance A recently published Vormetric survey suggests over half of enterprises globally are using cloud-based services to store sensitive data, and many of the IT decision makers polled by the firm said they felt pressured into using cloud services over legacy alternatives. But respondents also showed an overwhelming willingness to use cloud services to store or analyse sensitive data if service providers could guarantee some essential security and information governance capabilities and measures.

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How fashion label Paul Smith tailors its IT with cloud computing and big data – Computing

Posted on Mar 24, 2015 in Cloud News

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Rovi Adds Analytics Expertise to the Board with Appointment of New Director – Business Wire (press release)

Posted on Mar 23, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ:ROVI) today announced the appointment of Steven Lucas to its Board of Directors, effective March 20, 2015. This appointment expands the size of the Board from six to seven directors.

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Hybrid cloud set for boom in growth by 2019 – Cloud Pro

Posted on Mar 20, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid cloud adoption is set to rocket by 27 per cent in the next four years, with the value of services worth $84.67 billion (£57.5 billion) by 2019.

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Fujitsu partners with Equinix on Singapore cloud datacentre – Business Cloud News

Posted on Mar 20, 2015 in SMB Cloud

Fujistu opened its third cloud datacentre in Singapore Fujitsu has set up another datacentre in Singapore this week amidst what it sees as increasing demand for cloud services in Singapore and neighbouring countries in the Asia-Pacific region. The datacentre, hosted in Equinix’s western Singapore facility, will host Fujitsu’s portfolio of cloudservices and offer a number of new connectivity features “currently under development” that would allow enterprises to federate with other cloud platforms. The recently announced datacentre is Fujitsu’s third in Singapore, and it already operates over 100 worldwide; the company’s cloud services are hosted from six datacentres globally

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Polycom, Microsoft Extend Ties with RoundTable 100 Launch – Zacks.com

Posted on Mar 19, 2015 in SMB Cloud

Leading provider of video and audio conferencing equipment and related network infrastructure Polycom, Inc. (PLCM - Analyst Report) recently launched the Polycom RoundTable 100 hardware device in collaboration with Microsoft Corporation (MSFT - Analyst Report).This latest Skype device enhances the range of video collaboration solutions for Microsoft’s business customers.

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Cloud storage: A quick guide – Channel Pro

Posted on Mar 19, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

What is cloud storage? Modern cloud storage can be traced back to the early 1990s, when technology firm CompuServe offered its consumer users 128k of disk space to upload stored files. That space might represent a measly amount when compared to the terabytes of data individuals create and store today on an annual basis, but CompuServe’s approach provided an important stage post towards the modern form of cloud storage.

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