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Global Cloud Computing Service Market Expects to Reach $555 Billion Worth by … – Business 2 Community

Posted on Jul 31, 2014 in Cloud News

The global cloud computing service, as an emerging computing technology that enables both IT infrastructure and software to be delivered directly over the Internet has been in the significant growth over the recent years. The global cloud computing service market revenue is set to reach $209.9 billion in 2014, while the latest report shows that the global cloud services market is expected to grow to $555 billion worth in 2020, representing a CAGR of 17.6% from 2014 to 2020, according to Global Cloud Services Market Report by Allied Market Research. The cloud computing service, which enables to save over 35% of the IT cost, has surged even during the recent economic slowdown

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MTN Rwanda launches cloud computing services – Telecompaper (subscription)

Posted on Jul 30, 2014 in Cloud News

MTN Rwanda has introduced cloud computing services that are expected to help businesses minimise costs and improve productivity. MTN Cloud Services provide business automation tools to enterprises across professional services, micro-finance, health and SME sectors.  The new MTN Business Cloud offerings are Cloud Collaboration for companies to share their documents wherever they are; Cloud Backup to keep documents and other files secure in the event of data corruption, theft or other losses; Cloud Customer Management for companies to access their customer information irrespective of where they are; MozyPro, a back-up service for the effective management of files and servers; and McAfee Anti-virus and email security.  MTN customers can pay for Cloud Services using MTN Mobile Money

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Is NSA’s PRISM program ruining cloud computing’s growth? – FedScoop

Posted on Jul 30, 2014 in Cloud News

NSA Headquarters in Fort Meade, Md. (Photo: Wikipedia) A report released Tuesday looks beyond the privacy implications of the National Security Agency’s PRISM program, saying that areas such as cloud computing, web-hosting services and the entire cybersecurity industry are taking severe economic hits. The New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute said that without reforms, NSA will continue to “cause significant damage to the interests of the United States and the global Internet community.” “Too often, we have discussed [NSA]‘s surveillance programs through the distorting lens of a simplistic ‘security versus privacy’ narrative,” Danielle Kehl, a policy analyst at OTI, said in a statement.

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Vormetric, Rackspace Partner on Cloud Data Encryption, Security – The VAR Guy

Posted on Jul 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

John Engates, Rackspace CTO Rackspace (RAX) is continuing to expand its partner connections, as well as its portfolio of cloud-hosting tools and options, with the announcement this week that it has joined data security vendor Vormetric's Cloud Partner program to bring new encryption and key-management features to the Rackspace public cloud.

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Skyhigh Networks, SafeNet Partner for Data Security in the Cloud – Talkin’ Cloud

Posted on Jul 28, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Chris Cesio, Skyhigh Networks' vice president of business development and alliances Cloud security software provider Skyhigh Networks has joined SafeNet, an enterprise data protection company, to deliver flexible and secure key management solutions to protect corporate data in the cloud. Skyhigh and SafeNet will provide a cloud-based model for data security that is scalable and minimizes upfront costs.

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Cloud Computing Security – Network And Application Levels – CloudTweaks News

Posted on Jul 28, 2014 in Cloud News

Cloud Computing Security – Network And Application Levels The intention to adopt cloud computing has increased rapidly in many organizations. Cloud computing offers many potential benefits to small and medium enterprises such as fast deployment, pay-for-use, lower costs, scalability, rapid provisioning, rapid elasticity, ubiquitous network access, greater resiliency, and on-demand security controls

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Cloud Computing Market To Reach US$ 121.1 Billion By 2015 – New Report By … – HostReview.com (press release)

Posted on Jul 28, 2014 in Cloud News

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Dell Panel: BYOD, IoT Increase Security Challenges – eWeek

Posted on Jul 27, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

A group of Dell experts, customers and partners, as well as analysts and journalists, debate the issues of security in a rapidly evolving IT world. Mobile computing, the cloud, bring-your-own-device and the Internet of things are trends that are changing the way computing is being done, and forcing businesses big and small to rethink what security needs to look like in order to protect the growing numbers of user devices and data.At a recent panel discussion in Boston, Dell officials and customers, as well as analysts and journalists, discussed the security challenges that these trends bring with them, the issues facing enterprises and small and midsize businesses, and what will security measures will be needed in a world where workers are more mobile and armed with more smartphones and tablets, data is stored in the cloud and information is constantly flowing across networks to and from a multitude of systems, machines and devices. The July 24 event was the first of what Dell officials are calling their 1-5-10 Series, where company experts and others will tackle a range of issues facing the IT industry and what can be done to address them in the present, near-term (five years) and future (10 years)

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CLOUD COMPUTING IBM Provides Cloud Services to California State Agencies – Top Tech News

Posted on Jul 26, 2014 in Cloud News

There's a big, new cloud coming to California, powered by IBM. The tech giant said Thursday it will be supplying cloud services for more than 400 state and local agencies

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IBM Provides Cloud Services to California State Agencies – CIO Today

Posted on Jul 25, 2014 in Cloud News

There's a big, new cloud coming to California, powered by IBM.

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Education Is Key: Not Everyone Understands Your Business – Just Ask … – Wired

Posted on Jul 25, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

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THE CLOUD COMPUTING REPORT: How Different Cloud Services Are … – Business Insider Australia

Posted on Jul 25, 2014 in Cloud News

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Carpathia and Equinix Launch a Hybrid Cloud Offering: The Starter Kit for … – Bobsguide (press release)

Posted on Jul 25, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

Starter Kit for Microsoft Azure enables enterprises and government agencies to leverage the benefits of the public cloud while balancing stringent security requirements  Carpathia, a trusted cloud operator and leading provider of compliant cloud services and managed hosting, and Equinix, (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced the Starter Kit for Microsoft Azure. Starter Kit for Microsoft Azure is a hybrid cloud offering that allows enterprises direct access to the Microsoft Azure public cloud via Carpathia-managed platforms and the Equinix Cloud Exchange, which enables companies to meet stringent security requirements and industry standards such as HIPAA, SOX and GLBA

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Regional oil & gas sector turns to cloud computing – gulfnews.com

Posted on Jul 24, 2014 in Cloud News

Dubai: While cloud computing has become one of the most widely discussed technology concepts in the region, many companies — including a large portion of the oil and gas (O&G) sector — are still weighing up the opportunities versus the risks when considering whether to adopt cloud solutions.

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IBM Wins Deal to Supply Cloud Computing to California Agencies – Bloomberg

Posted on Jul 24, 2014 in Cloud News

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) will supply cloud services to the government of California, letting more than 400 state and local agencies save money by pooling their computing resources. IBM will store data and software on remote servers in a service called CalCloud, available to all state and local government bodies, the company said today in a statement

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