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We take bots down, but they get up again – you’re never going to keep them down – The Register

Posted on Jan 31, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

A combined attack on one of the world's biggest networks of infected PCs has been partially successful: analysis from Dell SecureWorks shows you can't keep a bad botnet down. In 2013 infosec bods and the feds together disrupted the ZeroAccess network, which used a remotely controlled collection of more than two million slaved computers to rake in millions of dollars in advertising click fraud

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Oxford Networks Selects BroadSoft to Power Hosted UC Service for SMB Market – Consumer Electronics Net

Posted on Jan 30, 2015 in SMB Cloud

Oxford Networks Deploys BroadCloud to Introduce Feature-Rich, Affordable Hosted Unified Communications Services January 29, 2015 -- GAITHERSBURG, MD -- (Marketwired) -- 01/29/15 -- BroadSoft, Inc.

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IBM Cloud to Boost eBay Enterprise Commerce Ecosystem – InternetRetailer.com

Posted on Jan 30, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

SoftLayer Infrastructure by IBM Cloud Now a Magento Platinum Hosting Parnter ARMONK, N.Y.

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IBM Cloud to Boost eBay Enterprise Commerce Ecosystem – InternetRetailer.com

Posted on Jan 30, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

SoftLayer Infrastructure by IBM Cloud Now a Magento Platinum Hosting Parnter ARMONK, N.Y. and KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan. 30, 2015  -- eBayEnterprise, an eBay Inc

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Oxford Networks Selects BroadSoft to Power Hosted UC Service for SMB Market – IT Business Net

Posted on Jan 30, 2015 in SMB Cloud

Oxford Networks Deploys BroadCloud to Introduce Feature-Rich, Affordable Hosted Unified Communications Services January 29, 2015 -- GAITHERSBURG, MD -- (Marketwired) -- 01/29/15 -- BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) today announced that Oxford Networks, an award winning technology solutions provider based in Lewiston, Maine, has selected its BroadCloud® managed services to power Oxford Networks Cloud Branch Exchange (ONcbx), a cloud-based business communications service designed for small and medium sized businesses (SMB) that extends beyond standard telephony features to include video calling and conferencing, mobility, unified messaging, and other in-demand hosted unified communications (UC) services

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Enterprise Storage Market Demand and Growth to 2019 Driven by Cloud … – PR Newswire (press release)

Posted on Jan 30, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

DALLAS, January 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers Global Enterprise Storage Market 2015-2019 research report of 83 pages that discusses enterprise storage industry players like Dell, Emc², Hewlett-Packard, IBM, NetApp and more.  This latest global enterprise storage market report emphasizes the highly competitive nature of the market, which is expected to increase R&D efforts to develop innovative new storage solutions. Vendors have started introducing efficient, reliable and high-availability storage systems with additional features and functionalities, in order to attract customers.   Analysts forecast the Global Enterprise Storage market to grow at a CAGR of 15% over the period 2015-2019.

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IBM Cloud to Boost eBay Enterprise Commerce Ecosystem – CNNMoney

Posted on Jan 30, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

ARMONK, N.Y. and KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan

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Oxford Networks Selects BroadSoft to Power Hosted UC Service for SMB Market – MarketWatch

Posted on Jan 29, 2015 in SMB Cloud

GAITHERSBURG, MD, Jan 29, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- BroadSoft, Inc. BSFT, +0.18% today announced that Oxford Networks, an award winning technology solutions provider based in Lewiston, Maine, has selected its BroadCloud(R) managed services to power Oxford Networks Cloud Branch Exchange (ONcbx), a cloud-based business communications service designed for small and medium sized businesses (SMB) that extends beyond standard telephony features to include video calling and conferencing, mobility, unified messaging, and other in-demand hosted unified communications (UC) services. According to an August 2014 Infonetics report, the global hosted PBX and UC services market is expected to grow from $8.5B in 2014 to $12.3B by 2018

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NTT America Shares Key to Unlocking Power of ICT at ITEXPO – MarketWatch

Posted on Jan 29, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

NEW YORK & MIAMI, Jan 29, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- NTT America, the wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the information and communications technology (ICT) solutions business within NTT Group  NTT, +0.17% today announced the company will be speaking at ChannelVision Expo (CVx), located within ITEXPO Miami 2015, taking place January 27-30 at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, Florida

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Eggcyte: the webserver you can put in your pocket – ZDNet

Posted on Jan 27, 2015 in SMB Cloud

Courtesy Eggcyte Apple's extortionate iOS storage pricing has created a market for Wi-Fi accessible add-on storage. But once you have a network, storage and a CPU, why stop there?

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Toshiba’s Hybrid Cloud Networking Solution Wins 2015 Internet Telephony … – Marketwired (press release)

Posted on Jan 27, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 27, 2015) - Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division (Toshiba - www.telecom.toshiba.com) today announced its Hybrid Cloud Networking solution has won a 2015 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award from TMC, a global, integrated media company. The winners of the 2015 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year are featured in the 2015 January/February issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine and online at www.itmag.com.  "It gives me great pleasure to recognize Toshiba with a 2015 Product of the Year Award for its commitment to excellence and innovation," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "Toshiba's Hybrid Cloud Networking Solution is among the best communications and technology solutions available on the market." "We are honored to receive the 2015 Internet Telephony Product of the Year Award for Toshiba's Hybrid Cloud Networking solution," said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.  Toshiba's Hybrid Cloud Networking solution enables users of Toshiba's premises-based IPedge® and Strata® CIX and cloud-based VIPedge® business telephone solutions to network their systems together for a fully integrated communications solution. Networking on-premises and cloud systems provide users with a robust hybrid business communication solution that helps users expand features and reduce costs while utilizing the deployment platforms of their choice. Benefits include: Reduced costs - With networking among Toshiba's on-premises and cloud platforms, Toshiba's users gain a robust solution that helps them reduce costs while enabling internal calling and advanced call processing features across their locations.  Single Vendor Solution - Toshiba delivers a comprehensive single-vendor telephone, application, and SIP trunk solution for equipment and services across on-premises and cloud.  Feature Transparency - Toshiba's hybrid solution provides feature transparency and networked applications and minimizes interoperability issues that can occur when using a mix of equipment from different vendors and service providers.  Easily Add New Users and Locations - Existing users of Toshiba's IPedge and Strata CIX systems can easily network with Toshiba's VIPedge to add new users and locations with minimum upfront capital expense.

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Cisco brings Meraki to the enterprise – Network World

Posted on Jan 27, 2015 in SMB Cloud

In November 2012, Cisco acquired Meraki for a whopping $1.2 billion.

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Busting Myths About WAN Optimization – FedTech Magazine

Posted on Jan 26, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Recently, wide area network optimization technology has come off the back burner, as network managers seek to improve the end-user application experience in branch offices, support cloud initiatives and gain visibility into how IT resources are being used or misused. The overriding goal of WAN optimization is to maximize the efficiency of data transfer across the network

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How can we protect our information in the era of cloud computing? – Phys.Org

Posted on Jan 26, 2015 in Cloud News

Private information would be much more secure if individuals moved away from cloud-based storage towards peer-to-peer systems, where data is stored in a variety of ways and across a variety of sites, argues a University of Cambridge researcher. In an article published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society A, Professor Jon Crowcroft argues that by parcelling and spreading data across multiple sites, and weaving it together like a tapestry, not only would our information be safer, it would be quicker to access, and could potentially be stored at lower overall cost. The internet is a vast, decentralised communications system, with minimal administrative or governmental oversight.

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3 Enterprise Takeaways From CES – Talkin’ Cloud

Posted on Jan 22, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

(Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images) CES may focus on the consumer, but that doesn’t mean the technology extravaganza had nothing to offer to the enterprise. The latest and lightest in wearables, smartphones and ultra-compact laptops are bound to find their way into workplaces sooner rather than later. Here's a look at three CES 2015 themes and how they are likely to have an impact on enterprises

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