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Splunk Makes a Splash in Big Data – Morningstar.com

Posted on Sep 1, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Total revenue growth remained strong, at 51.9% year over year to $101.5 million, 9.7% ahead of our forecast.

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How to build a hybrid cloud system for your SMB – TechRadar UK

Posted on Sep 1, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

For small business owners watching the use of cloud computing accelerating around them, it can be easy to simply jump onto the bandwagon. However, cloud computing in the SMB sector is still cautious of moving wholesale to these hosted services, which is why a hybrid approach has become highly popular.

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KMWorld Trend–Setting Products of 2014 – KMWorld Magazine

Posted on Sep 1, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Sep 1, 2014 Hugh McKellar We’ve published our annual list of Trend-Setting Products for nearly a decade and a half (more than a century in “technology years”), and the selection process hasn’t changed. The list is assembled through an informal, yearlong collaboration with a judging panel consisting of colleagues, analysts, system integrators, theorists, practitioners and a select group of knowledge workers. This year, we looked at more than 600 products

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Red Hat Counters VMware With OpenStack Software Appliance – InformationWeek

Posted on Aug 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Red Hat offers test drive appliance to gain OpenStack users, enhances its production version, moves to manage Amazon, Microsoft workloads. As VMware announced an unexpected OpenStack distribution at VMworld, rival Red Hat launched a software appliance preloaded with OpenStack. The appliance is designed to give Red Hat customers an easier way to test drive Red Hat's version of the cloud software

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4 Cloud Computing Funding Stories You Might Have Missed, Aug. 28 – Talkin’ Cloud

Posted on Aug 28, 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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Netskope Delivers Box’s Business Development Function–And Vice Versa – Forbes

Posted on Aug 28, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Here’s an example of an announcement that purports to be a deep integration but is little more (in my view) than an opportunistic way for two organizations to meet their different business goals. The first party is cloud collaboration and file sharing vendor Box who, while regarded as one of the “cooler kids” on the block, has some pretty major business imperatives it needs to meet. With an IPO looming, financial fundamentals that are widely viewed as unsustainable and an urgent need to keep ramping up enterprise customer acquisition, it’s a company in a tight spot.

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Could Cosmos be Microsoft’s next commercial big-data service? – ZDNet

Posted on Aug 27, 2014 in SMB Cloud

Microsoft is launching more and more internal and external services on Azure.

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CenturyLink Opens Second Data Center in Toronto Market – MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)

Posted on Aug 27, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Press Release – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced the grand opening of its new data center in the greater Toronto area. Designed to serve growing demand for access to secure colocation, managed hosting and cloud services, the data center is CenturyLink’s second in the Toronto region and fourth in Canada.

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CenturyLink opens second data center in Toronto market – MarketWatch

Posted on Aug 27, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

HEADLINE2Tier III-certified facility built to support 5 megawatts of IT load, 100,000 square feet of raised floor MONROE, La., Aug. 27, 2014 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- CenturyLink, Inc

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Google acquires VFX firm ZYNC to bolster its cloud computing products – BGR India

Posted on Aug 27, 2014 in Cloud News

Lapping up yet another company, Google has acquired ZYNC — a visual effects cloud rendering company that worked on movies like Star Trek Into Darkness, the Oscar-winning American Hustle and Transformers: Dark of the Moon among others. The financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed but the search giant said Zync will be joining Google’s Cloud Platform team following the announcement. Founded five years ago, Zync uses cloud computing to create easy-to-use visual-effects services. Zync software uses online tools to take 2-D or 3-D models and make them look more realistic. The company is managed by VFX artists who have experience at premier facilities like Digital Domain, ILM and GenArts

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GE Powers Internet Of Agriculture – InformationWeek

Posted on Aug 26, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

GE helps grain-equipment company TempuTech put sensors, big-data analysis, and cloud-based reporting to work with an Internet of Things service. GE has been a pioneer of what it calls the Industrial Internet, instrumenting equipment with sensors, capturing data at scale, and using data analysis to predict and improve performance

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SimpleECM API Platform for Document Management Now Supports Industry … – CNNMoney

Posted on Aug 26, 2014 in SMB Cloud

SimpleECM API Platform for Document Management Now Supports Industry Leading ScannersIntegration Tools Speed Development of Document Capture Workflows for Cloud-Based Applications Document Capture Technologies (DCT) (OTCBB: DCMT), a leader in mobile capture devices and innovative productivity solutions, today announced that the SimpleECM API Platform for Document Management dramatically expands the availability of devices certified for use on the platform with the inclusion of Ambir, Avision, Brother, Epson,NCR, Visioneer and Xerox scanners. SaaS (software as a service) solutions and system integrator-developed browser-based capture applications can now integrate market leading scanners with a large and growing installed base

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InterCloud Systems and RiverMeadow Software Form Premiere Partnership to … – MarketWatch

Posted on Aug 26, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

SHREWSBURY, N.J., Aug 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- InterCloud Systems ICLD, +0.61% a single-source provider of end-to-end information technology (IT) and next-generation network solutions to the service provider (carrier) and corporate enterprise markets through cloud platforms and professional services, announced today that it has become a premiere partner with RiverMeadow Software™. RiverMeadow technology solves the challenge of migrating large, complex workloads into and between Cloud environments. This partnership is key for InterCloud as it will provide further maturity and capability in service delivery to offer its customers in the Software Defined Enterprise and Cloud-to-Cloud mobility space

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Red Hat Releases Hybrid Cloud Management Solution – CRN

Posted on Aug 25, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

When Red Hat bought ManageIQ almost two years ago, the plan was to take the small startup's proprietary cloud management and automation technology and distribute it through Red Hat's familiar business model of open sourcing.

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VMware Teams With Docker, Google and Pivotal to Simplify Enterprise Adoption … – CNNMoney

Posted on Aug 25, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

VMware Teams With Docker, Google and Pivotal to Simplify Enterprise Adoption of ContainersCompanies to Help Enterprises Run and Manage Container-Based Applications on a Common Platform in Private, Public and Hybrid Clouds Today at VMworld® 2014, VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) announced joint initiatives with Docker, Google and Pivotal to help enterprises run and manage container-based applications on a common platform at scale in private, public and hybrid clouds

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