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Colt Technology Services and Virtustream Partner to Help Enterprises and … – Wall Street Journal

Posted on Jul 24, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Leading European service provider and US Enterprise Cloud Software provider enable mission-critical applications to move to the cloud with security/compliance and performance SLAs WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 23, 2014-- Colt Technology Services (Colt), the information delivery platform, and Virtustream, Inc., the enterprise-class cloud software and services provider, have partnered to offer SAP cloud and SAP HANA cloud services to enterprises and government customers across Europe, leveraging their joint expertise in enterprise application management, IaaS and IT services.

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Arkadin Wins Cloud Computing Excellence Award for New UCaaS Solution … – MarketWatch

Posted on Jul 23, 2014 in Cloud News

ATLANTA, GA, Jul 23, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Arkadin, one of the world's largest and fastest growing providers of Unified Communications and Collaboration services, announced today that it is the winner of The Cloud Computing Excellence Award. Presented by Cloud Computing magazine, the award honors exemplary performance in bringing new and differentiated cloud-based offerings to market.

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Arkadin Wins Cloud Computing Excellence Award for New UCaaS Solution … – MarketWatch

Posted on Jul 23, 2014 in Cloud News

ATLANTA, GA, Jul 23, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Arkadin, one of the world's largest and fastest growing providers of Unified Communications and Collaboration services, announced today that it is the winner of The Cloud Computing Excellence Award. Presented by Cloud Computing magazine, the award honors exemplary performance in bringing new and differentiated cloud-based offerings to market

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CloudSigma offers OpenVPN – Business-Cloud.com

Posted on Jul 23, 2014 in SMB Cloud

CloudSigma and OpenVPN are offering SMB the same level of connection security as that often deployed by large enterprises.

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Colt Technology Services and Virtustream Partner to Help Enterprises and … – MarketWatch

Posted on Jul 23, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

WASHINGTON, Jul 23, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Colt Technology Services (Colt), the information delivery platform, and Virtustream , Inc., the enterprise-class cloud software and services provider, have partnered to offer SAP cloud and SAP HANA cloud services to enterprises and government customers across Europe, leveraging their joint expertise in enterprise application management, IaaS and IT services. This partnership will help European enterprises and public sector organizations to meet the security, compliance, performance and efficiency requirements needed to migrate and run the most complex mission-critical enterprise applications in public, private and hybrid cloud environments. Migrating business critical applications to a cloud-based infrastructure is a complex project for any organization, causing concerns about the availability and performance of business critical applications during the migration, and the associated impact on the business.

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CLOUD COMPUTING Cisco Launches DevNet To Woo Developers – Top Tech News

Posted on Jul 22, 2014 in Cloud News

Working to woo developers with a new initiative that promises to spark community and teamwork, Cisco has launched a new developer program dubbed DevNet. The program aims to drive an open community of software developers -- including ISVs, customers and systems integrators and channel partners -- to help them build Cisco-enabled apps faster.

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Breaking Down the Buzzword: Cloud Computing 101 – Chicago Tribune

Posted on Jul 18, 2014 in Cloud News

Cloud computing has become a popular buzzword and tool for businesses. But what is it all about? Although it's often thought of as an obscure entity, the cloud is actually a collection of interconnected servers that are available to users through a network

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IBM Cloud Helps Korea’s Enkiwi Drive Business Transformation and Growth – CNNMoney

Posted on Jul 16, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

SoftLayer's high-speed private network lowers networking costs and improves performance for web-portal development company SEOUL, Korea, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Enkiwi, a web portal development and implementation solution provider in Korea, has adopted IBM cloud to transform its business model by delivering value-added cloud solutions to its customers over SoftLayer's high-speed private network.

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Hybrid Azure Starter Kit Offered by Carpathia, Equinix – Top Tech News

Posted on Jul 15, 2014 in Cloud News

Carpathia, the Dulles, Virginia-based cloud service and managed hosting provider, announced the release of its Starter Kit for Microsoft's Azure platform, in collaboration with Equinix. The kit is a hybrid cloud offering providing direct access to the Azure public cloud through Carpathia-managed platforms and the Equinix Cloud Exchange, the company said in a statement. The Cloud Exchange is an interconnection solution that provides access to multiple clouds and networks

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Threat intelligence lifecycle maturation in the enterprise market – Network World

Posted on Jul 15, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

According to ESG research from 2012, 65% of enterprise organizations (i.e. more than 1,000 employees) used external threat intelligence as part of their information security analytics activities (note: I am an ESG employee)

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The Firewall: Questions abound about its future role in cloud, mobile and SDN … – Network World

Posted on Jul 14, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

It’s been 20 years since Check Point Software Technologies shipped its first enterprise network firewall, marking the beginning of a mass market for firewalls that has protected millions of networks across the world.

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New private cloud allows invite only sharing – BetaNews

Posted on Jul 11, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Cloud storage is an increasingly popular way of storing and sharing data, but when using public services there's always a concern about how safe your information is.

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Brocade SAN Solutions Support New EMC Storage Systems – CRN.in

Posted on Jul 10, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

Brocade has announced that Brocade Gen 5 fiber channel storage area network (SAN) solutions provide high-performance foundation to support and enhance VMAX 3 and XtremIO systems—new enterprise and all-flash storage systems from EMC.Brocade Gen 5 fiber channel SAN directors and switches, sold by EMC under the Connectrix brand, are purpose-built to support virtualized cloud infrastructures and are optimized for all-flash array storage systems that enable applications to perform tasks faster than with traditional disk-based arrays.The new EMC VMAX3 delivers predictable service levels, scalability and flash-optimized performance with support for full line-rate 16 Gbps fiber channel throughput. Additionally, the VMAX3 provides simplified management, always-on availability and cloud agility.To support requirements for data center and hybrid cloud environments, the Brocade Fabric Vision technology with Brocade Network Advisor includes key SAN health and analytics integration to VMware vCloud Suite and VMware Log Insight. This approach extends diagnostic, monitoring, and management capabilities, that Fabric Vision technology provides to the VMware Cloud administrator.

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Malware attacks businesses as they sleep and cloud remains a threat … – ZDNet

Posted on Jul 10, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Hundreds of cloud services are being used within the enterprise, but cloud remains a serious security risk as corporations send vast amounts of data to high-risk services every quarter. Cloud security software firm Skyhigh Networks has released its latest quarterly Cloud Adoption and Risk Report (.PDF), which claims that hundreds of cloud services are being used within organizations, and that risk comes not only from business-based cloud use but also from employees.

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Barracuda Launches Virtual License Portability – MarketWatch

Posted on Jul 8, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

CAMPBELL, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --   Barracuda Networks, Inc . /quotes/zigman/23919234/delayed/quotes/nls/cuda CUDA +1.20% , a leading provider of cloud-connected security and storage solutions, today announced virtual license portability for several Barracuda virtual products in its security product portfolio.

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