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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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New Oracle Data Cloud and Data-as-a-Service Offerings Redefine Data-Driven … – MarketWatch

Posted on Jul 22, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

REDWOOD CITY, CA, Jul 22, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Oracle /quotes/zigman/19452757/delayed/quotes/nls/orcl ORCL +1.30% News Summary In the digital economy, data fuels companies' ability to create new products and services.

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Catbird 6.0 Provides OpenStack Cloud Security Policy Automation – The VAR Guy

Posted on Jul 22, 2014 in Cloud News

Enterprise adoption of OpenStack is taking off, and value-added security solutions for the open source cloud computing operating system are close behind. This week, Catbird announced version 6.0 of its cloud security platform, which it describes as the channel's first "security policy automation for private and hybrid cloud environments." The chief advantage of policy-based security for OpenStack and other cloud environments, according to Catbird, is its ability to work in real time

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4 Cloud Computing Funding Stories You Might Have Missed, July 18 – Talkin’ Cloud

Posted on Jul 18, 2014 in Cloud News

Each week Talkin' Cloud compiles a list of cloud computing financing stories for readers who might have missed the news earlier in the week. This week features RackWare, NetDocuments, JFrog and DICOM Grid. These stories are gathered from not only Talkin' Cloud but other sources, too

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Oracle Social Cloud Gains LinkedIn Support – InformationWeek

Posted on Jul 17, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Oracle Social Cloud's LinkedIn integration gives marketers publishing, automation, and analytics tools to help manage their LinkedIn presence.

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

Posted on Jul 17, 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

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Companies Increasingly Look to Cloud for Mobile App Development – Information Management

Posted on Jul 17, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

The evolving enterprise mobility market will see huge growth in new cloud-based solutions, as organizations look to mobilize quickly and easily, according to a report from ABI Research.

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EMC Moves Toward Hybrid Cloud Storage Solutions – CIO Today

Posted on Jul 16, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

Information-Technology-as-a-Service provider EMC announced several moves Tuesday aimed at establishing its presence in the Hybrid Cloud space, including the acquisition of cloud-storage firm TwinStrata. The Hopkinton, Mass-based company described the acquisition as part of its new VMAX3 enterprise storage service

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Cloud Platforms Expected To Drive $3.6bn In Mobile Enterprise Application … – Misco (blog)

Posted on Jul 16, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Date: 16th July 2014 Cloud platforms will generate $3.6 billion in mobile enterprise application revenue by 2019, as enterprises show increased interest in cloud-based solutions in their search for ways to mobilise quickly and easily, ABI Research forecasts. Mobile application platforms deployed on-premise or in the cloud are becoming the preferred choice of companies when it comes to development and management of enterprise applications. According to ABI Research senior analyst Jason McNicol, mobile applications offer businesses greater flexibility to mobilise content and employees

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SoftLayer Fuels Hybrid Cloud Growth for IBM with New Clients and Services – Wall Street Journal

Posted on Jul 16, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

Company Boasts Thousands of New Clients Since Acquisition, including Enterprise Customers Macy's, Whirlpool, Daimler subsidiary moovel, Sicoss Group ARMONK, N.Y., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced SoftLayer is fueling hybrid cloud adoption by attracting thousands of new clients including leading enterprises. To support this ongoing growth, IBM is also launching a range of new cloud services designed for the enterprise that are based on SoftLayer infrastructure

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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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Triple C Cloud Computing Partners with Microsoft, Parallels to Deliver More … – Business Wire (press release)

Posted on Jul 15, 2014 in Cloud News

RENTON, Wash. & PETAH TIKVA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Triple C Cloud Computing, the Israeli hosting and Internet service provider with the largest tier-4 datacenter in the country and Microsoft Hosting Partner of the Year, and Parallels, the platform provider for cloud service delivery, recently announced their expanded relationship. Triple C customers now have greater flexibility over how they manage their cloud services, lower costs by 15 to 30 percent and the ability to reach smaller, more price-sensitive businesses.

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Cbeyond introduces cloud-based storage for small businesses – FierceTelecom

Posted on Jul 15, 2014 in SMB Cloud

Cbeyond is taking advantage of the Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Worldwide Partner Conference 2014 to introduce its new TotalCloud File Storage (TCFS) service, offering cloud-based file storage, sharing and backup service to small and medium sized businesses (SMBs). Typically only available to large enterprises, the new service will give SMB customers access to a mix of real-time collaboration, file synchronization and backup at any time and from any device. A key element of TCFS is simplicity

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Microsoft to take its ‘mobile first, cloud first’ mantra to partners – Computerworld

Posted on Jul 14, 2014 in SMB Cloud

Microsoft to take its 'mobile first, cloud first' mantra to partners Computerworld Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions is for partners re-selling Office 365 to SMB customers, while Cloud Productivity is for partners re-selling the enterprise editions of Office 365. The third program is called Cloud Platform and it's for partners that ... and more

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MEDIA RELEASE: Lexmark’s Perceptive Software Launches Perceptive Cloud … – PRWire (press release)

Posted on Jul 13, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Lightweight, scalable solution offers best-of-breed rich content management in the cloud News Facts Lexmark’s Perceptive Software announces the release of Perceptive Cloud Share, a lightweight, scalable and intuitive cloud solution that simplifies the sharing and collaboration of enterprise social content, including rich media. Built upon the Perceptive Evolution platform, Perceptive Cloud Share brings customers best-of-breed rich content management in the cloud, making rich media content available from any device, anywhere. The volume of videos, images and other rich media content continues to grow in the enterprise.

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