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IBM launches cloud computing platform in South Korea – The Korea Herald

Posted on Aug 21, 2014 in Cloud News

IBM launched Bluemix, an open-source cloud computing development platform, in South Korea on Thursday.The platform enables developers to create applications for smartphones, running on both Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android.More than 50 types of services are also available on the platform to develop applications for databases, the Internet of Things, big data and security.“Bluemix, which was launched in the U.S.

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Pivotal Cloud Foundry Targets Mobile App Development – EnterpriseTech

Posted on Aug 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Expanded enterprise mobile services launched by Pivotal, the enterprise platform-as-a-service specialist spun out of VMware, are intended to help developers and cloud operators speed the delivery a range of mobile applications. The company said its Pivotal CF product offers app developers a set of mobile capabilities that work with previously announced data services to deploy next-generation applications. The “CF” in the new product’s name refers to Cloud Foundry, the open-source platform cloud framework associated with the VMware spinoff

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Pivotal Cloud Foundry Targets Mobile App Development – EnterpriseTech

Posted on Aug 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Expanded enterprise mobile services launched by Pivotal, the enterprise platform-as-a-service specialist spun out of VMware, are intended to help developers and cloud operators speed the delivery a range of mobile applications.

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CSC Announces Agility Platform 9.2 to Accelerate Hybrid Cloud Benefits and … – Wall Street Journal

Posted on Aug 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

FALLS CHURCH, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--August 20, 2014-- CSC (NYSE: CSC), a global leader in next-generation IT services and solutions, today announced the next generation of CSC's Agility Platform(TM) 9.2 with new capabilities that make it easier for clients to manage large cloud service portfolios, order customizable hybrid cloud services, and extend a self-service IT delivery model to more end users across the enterprise. CSC's Agility Platform enables organizations to rapidly realize the benefits of a cloud-based IT operating model with multi-cloud management capabilities, extensible policy-based governance and security controls, and application release automation to support DevOps initiatives. By accelerating hybrid cloud adoption, Agility Platform makes it possible for global enterprises to increase agility and innovation, control IT costs, comply with governance and security requirements, and avoid the pitfalls of cloud vendor lock-in

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CenturyLink launches new, globally available Private Cloud service in 57 data … – MarketWatch

Posted on Aug 20, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

HEADLINE2Federation with CenturyLink public cloud dramatically simplifies hybrid deployments MONROE, La., Aug. 20, 2014 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- CenturyLink, Inc. CTL, +0.59% today announced the availability of CenturyLink Private Cloud, a new cloud service that delivers the agility and innovation of public cloud but with the physical isolation, dedicated hardware and security standards that many large enterprises require.

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Azure services down again – Computerworld (blog)

Posted on Aug 19, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

News By Juan Carlos Perez August 18, 2014 05:05 PM ET IDG News Service - Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform, wobbly for more than a week, is again experiencing outages and interruptions that are impacting multiple products in the U.S. and abroad. Monday's problems started at close to 2 p.m

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Azure services down again – PC World Magazine

Posted on Aug 19, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Microsoft's Azure Cloud computing platform, wobbly for more than a week, is again experiencing outages and interruptions that are impacting multiple products in the US and abroad. Monday's problems started at close to 2 pm US Eastern Time and at their peak affected about 10 services, including Cloud Services, Virtual Machines and Websites, according to information posted by Microsoft on its Azure status website

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Azure services down again – PCWorld

Posted on Aug 18, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing platform, wobbly for more than a week, is again experiencing outages and interruptions that are impacting multiple products in the U.S. and abroad. Monday’s problems started at close to 2 p.m

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CSTV Selects Octoshape to Power OTT IPTV Services for Samsung Devices – Business Wire (press release)

Posted on Aug 18, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Octoshape, an industry leader in cloud-based, over-the-top (OTT) stream acceleration and contribution technologies for broadcasters, enterprises and carriers, announced today that Chinese Satellite TV Communications Group (CSTV), a Chinese-based content provider focused on the 24/7 delivery of news, entertainment, sports and more, has selected Octoshape to power “FainTV,” the company’s new high definition mobile video streaming service. In cooperation with Samsung Galaxy, the Octoshape-powered OTT cloud service, which includes access to the largest video library for mobile viewers in Taiwan, will deliver 50 channels of diverse HD quality content to thousands of broadband-connected devices

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Mobile Industry on the Move August 16 – Mobile Enterprise

Posted on Aug 17, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Change happens fast in mobile—here's a few from last week you might have missed.SamsungSamsung Electronics has entered into an agreement to acquire SmartThings—creator of an open platform for the consumer Internet of Things that supports a growing ecosystem of developers who are producing new types of connected devices and apps in the cloud."Connected devices have long been strategically important to Samsung. Like SmartThings and its team, we want to improve the convenience and services in people's lives by giving their devices and apps a voice so they can interact more easily with them

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Google’s Enterprise Charge Sets Stage For Epic Battle With Microsoft – CRN

Posted on Aug 16, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Google's lightning charge into the enterprise market is intensifying an already-raging cloud war. And as the search engine giant attempts to redefine itself as a vendor of business products, it's increasingly poised to butt heads with more-established enterprise players, most notably longtime adversary Microsoft

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Google’s Enterprise Charge Sets Stage For Epic Battle With Microsoft – CRN

Posted on Aug 16, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Google's lightning charge into the enterprise market is intensifying an already-raging cloud war. And as the search engine giant attempts to redefine itself as a vendor of business products, it's increasingly poised to butt heads with more-established enterprise players, most notably longtime adversary Microsoft. New business-oriented features, major partnerships and executive staffing moves at Google represent overtures to big business that President of Google Enterprise Amit Singh said "signal our second act."  "Enterprise is a big bet from the company," Singh told developers at the recent Google I/O conference

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Google Compute Engine Offers One-Click MEAN Stack Support – eWeek

Posted on Aug 16, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

This is Google's fourth one-click deployment stack on the Compute Engine platform, making stack deployment simpler for developers. Google has added the open source MEAN stack to its expanding list of development tools that can be implemented more quickly on the Google Compute Engine platform.The availability and inclusion of the MEAN stack for NodeJS users was announced by Brian Lynch, a Google solutions architect, in an Aug. 14 post on the Google Cloud Platform Blog."With a single button click, you can launch a complete MEAN development stack ready for development," wrote Lynch

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5 Cloud Computing Funding Stories You Might Have Missed, Aug. 15 – Talkin’ Cloud

Posted on Aug 15, 2014 in Cloud News

Talkin' Cloud brings together the top cloud computing financing stories of the week for readers. 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's column features funding news from IBM, Nasuni, Platform9, Luminal and StrataCloud

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5 Cloud Computing Funding Stories You Might Have Missed, Aug. 15 – Talkin’ Cloud

Posted on Aug 15, 2014 in Cloud News

Talkin' Cloud brings together the top cloud computing financing stories of the week for readers. Each week Talkin' Cloud compiles a list of cloud computing financing stories for readers who might have missed the news earlier in the week

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