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Cloud-based management comes with trade-off – TechTarget

Posted on Oct 31, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Cloud computing offers a plethora of benefits and enterprises are deploying cloud applications in mounting numbers. Spending on cloud infrastructure and services should hit $174.2 billion by the end of this year, according to IHS Technology Inc., a 20% increase from 2013. And as the cloud footprint grows, data centers face the daunting task of managing these systems.

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Why Hybrid Cloud Makes Sense – Light Reading

Posted on Oct 30, 2014 in SMB Cloud

Cost reduction alone cannot be the only economic justification for cloud adoption. To change the economic model, it is critical to look at what cloud adoption creates in the way of new business models and transactions. The hybrid cloud concept is an important step toward this new paradigm

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Clarifying DISA’s Cloud Computing Role – Signal Magazine

Posted on Oct 30, 2014 in Cloud News

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How software defined networking and cloud computing pave the way towards a … – CloudTech

Posted on Oct 29, 2014 in Cloud News

Picture credit: iStockPhoto By Antonio Manzalini Ultra-broadband network proliferation, advances in information technology and the evolution of endpoint devices have created the conditions for re-inventing telecommunications networks and services architectures.

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Tallac Delivers SDN Cloud-Managed Networks for Branch Offices and SMB … – PR Web (press release)

Posted on Oct 27, 2014 in SMB Cloud

San Francisco, CA and Dusseldorf, Germany (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Tallac Networks, a pioneer in SDN cloud-managed networks, will showcase an SMB branch office virtualization and orchestration solution at the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress in Dusseldorf, Germany. Tallac’s cloud-managed network solution enables businesses of any size to easily and securely create branch office networks that connect remote employees and their applications

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3 Enterprise Security Tenets To Take Personally – InformationWeek

Posted on Oct 24, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Individuals need to become conscious advocates for their own security -- after all, no one cares about your data like you do. I recently bought a new house, and following recommended security practices, I had the door locks replaced, the security code on the garage-door opener changed, and the house alarm system upgraded

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Telx Expands Cloud Ecosystem and Capabilities – Broadway World

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

Related: Press Release, News NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Telx , a leading provider of global interconnectivity, data center solutions and cloud enablement services, today announced the addition of hybrid cloud solutions within the Telx Cloud Xchangean ecosystem of premium cloud solutions from a strategic and diverse set of cloud service provider partners. The explosive growth and adoption of cloud services is fueling tremendous changes in IT

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Rackspace Accelerates Customers’ Journey to the Hybrid Cloud With Increased … – Marketwired (press release)

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

SOURCE: Rackspace Hosting SAN ANTONIO, TX--(Marketwired - October 20, 2014) - Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced the newest release of its Rackspace Hybrid Cloud offering, RackConnect® v3, including new security capabilities, increased scalability and an improved customer experience. Rackspace created the unique RackConnect technology to address the needs of customers who require the scalability of the cloud, combined with the enhanced security and performance of traditional dedicated hosting

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Rackspace Accelerates Customers’ Journey to the Hybrid Cloud With Increased … – MarketWatch

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

SAN ANTONIO, TX, Oct 20, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Rackspace® RAX, -0.23% the #1 managed cloud company, today announced the newest release of its Rackspace Hybrid Cloud offering, RackConnect® v3, including new security capabilities, increased scalability and an improved customer experience.

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ISO publishes new cloud computing standards and definitions – CloudTech

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Cloud News

Picture credit: iStockPhoto The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has released two new standards for cloud computing, in an attempt to “put some order in the chaos” for users. The generally accepted definition of cloud computing was put together by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), with the final version hitting the stands in September 2011.

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AT&T Teams with IBM Cloud to Extend Highly Secure Private Network to Clients – CNNMoney

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

eWeek AT&T Teams with IBM Cloud to Extend Highly Secure Private Network to Clients CNNMoney This extension of the IBM and AT&T alliance will allow businesses to easily create hybrid -computing solutions . AT&T Virtual Private Network (VPN) customers can use AT&T NetBond to connect their IT infrastructure to SoftLayer's cloud services

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Cisco Offers Strategy To Speed Internet of Things Adoption – Top Tech News

Posted on Oct 19, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Networking giant Cisco sees the future of the Internet of Things (IoT) clearly -- and the company outlined its fog computing strategy this week at the Internet of Things World Forum. The roadmap includes the second phase of its IOx platform for industrial-scale IoT deployments and its IoE (Internet of Everything) Software and Services Suite. The IOx Application Management Module is a vital component of Cisco’s fog computing strategy because it makes it possible for third-party operating systems such as Linux -- and industry software applications -- to run directly on its IoT network platforms

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Moving from Cloud to Cloud — Don’t Skimp on Prep – CIO

Posted on Oct 17, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

CIO fears about cloud adoption are well known. Ensuring security, protecting data, maintaining control of enterprise information and ensuring acceptable service levels are all traditional concerns that IT executives have expressed when migrating applications and data to the cloud. But it’s just as well known that most of these fears are now unnecessary

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Impact Awards: Vote for the best cloud computing service provider – TechTarget

Posted on Oct 16, 2014 in Cloud News

by Modern Infrastructure staff The Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards recognize the top products, technologies and services in the essential areas of technology that Modern Infrastructure covers. The award-winning tools will be those helping to run enterprise businesses with efficiency and insight -- whether they’re used inside the data center or out. Judges have whittled down the list of submissions to the finalists below.

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Tallac Delivers SDN Cloud-Managed Networks for Branch Offices and SMB … – Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Posted on Oct 14, 2014 in SMB Cloud

Network Virtualization Campus Showcase at SDN World Congress in Germany San Francisco, CA and Dusseldorf, Germany (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Tallac Networks, a pioneer in SDN cloud-managed networks, will showcase an SMB branch office virtualization and orchestration solution at the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress in Dusseldorf, Germany. Tallac’s cloud-managed network solution enables businesses of any size to easily and securely create branch office networks that connect remote employees and their applications

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