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Michigan moves digital archive records to cloud – Beaumont Enterprise

Posted on Apr 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Archives of Michigan is using a state-of-the-art and inexpensive option — the Internet — to store and preserve a growing collection of digital records that includes everything from 40 years' worth of election results to an index of thousands of proposed designs for the state's quarter released 10 years ago

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San Francisco’s Migration of 29000 Employees to the Cloud is Under Way – Government Technology

Posted on Apr 19, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

San Francisco has long been famous for the thick fog that at times shrouds the city. But within government circles, going forward it will also be known as the first major American municipality to upgrade to a consolidated cloud solution that, when complete, will have its 29,000 employees on a single network. According to city and county CIO Marc Touitou, who also is director of the San Francisco Department of Technology, about 12,000 accounts so far have been migrated from the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud the city was using to Microsoft’s Office 365 solution

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Enterprise who? Google says little about Apps, business cloud services in Q1 … – CIO Magazine

Posted on Apr 18, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Google did little during its first-quarter earnings report to shush critics who say its Enterprise unit is a second-class citizen in its kingdom. The company gave no substantial details regarding overall sales trends for the Enterprise business, nor for individual products such as the Google Apps cloud email and collaboration suite, the Compute Engine IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) tool and the App Engine PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) offering

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Microsoft Execs Offer the Case for Hybrid Cloud – Redmondmag.com

Posted on Apr 18, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

News Microsoft Execs Offer the Case for Hybrid Cloud By Kurt Mackie 04/17/2014 Microsoft held a Webinar on Thursday for the press on the topic of Microsoft Azure and the hybrid cloud. The Webinar, which included Q&A presentations by Brad Anderson, Microsoft corporate vice president for Windows Server and System Center, and Mark Russinovich, Microsoft Technical Fellow, was a typical marketing pitch that didn't break any new ground. However, it did contain a sprinkling of Microsoft stats for those keeping score.

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Enterprise who? Google says little about Apps, business cloud services in Q1 … – PCWorld.co.nz

Posted on Apr 18, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Google did little during its first-quarter earnings report to shush critics who say its Enterprise unit is a second-class citizen in its kingdom.

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Dell and Red Hat launch enterprise OpenStack private cloud solution – TechRadar UK

Posted on Apr 18, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

Dell has teamed up with Red Hat to launch a new enterprise OpenStack private cloud solution. The Dell Red Hat Cloud Solution, unveiled at this year's Red Hat Summit, offers businesses a way to explore the rollout of OpenStack capabilities through small-scale proof of concept and pilot configurations

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Enterprise who? Google says little about Apps, business cloud services in Q1 … – Computerworld New Zealand

Posted on Apr 18, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Google did little during its first-quarter earnings report to shush critics who say its Enterprise unit is a second-class citizen in its kingdom. The company gave no substantial details regarding overall sales trends for the Enterprise business, nor for individual products such as the Google Apps cloud email and collaboration suite, the Compute Engine IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) tool and the App Engine PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) offering. Top IT and business executives pay close attention to how well the products of their existing and prospective vendors are doing, to make sure they don't invest in wares with uncertain futures.

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Enterprise who? Google says little about Apps, business cloud services in Q1 … – Australian Techworld

Posted on Apr 17, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Google did little during its first-quarter earnings report to shush critics who say its Enterprise unit is a second-class citizen in its kingdom.

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Cloud Holdouts Face Tipping Point – InformationWeek

Posted on Apr 17, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

If your technology strategy doesn't emphasize a phased approach to cloud architectures during the next 18 months, it might be time to look for a new job. 8 Data Centers For Cloud's Toughest Jobs (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) The numbers don't lie

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Dell and Red Hat Deliver Enterprise-Grade, OpenStack Private Cloud Solution … – Wall Street Journal

Posted on Apr 16, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

-- Dell Red Hat Cloud Solutions available for customers at various stages of OpenStack evaluation and deployment -- Dell and Red Hat to enable enterprise application developers and hybrid cloud environments through OpenShift solutions -- Dell and Red Hat now are collaborating on next-generation Linux Container enhancements from Docker SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 16, 2014-- Dell and Red Hat Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the availability of co-engineered, enterprise-grade, private cloud solutions based on OpenStack, the Dell Red Hat Cloud Solution, powered by Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform. The companies also have extended their collaboration to enable the compatibility, portability and reliability for Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offerings that enterprise customers need as they build public, private and hybrid cloud environments

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Dell and Red Hat Deliver Enterprise-Grade, OpenStack Private Cloud Solution … – Wall Street Journal

Posted on Apr 16, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

-- Dell Red Hat Cloud Solutions available for customers at various stages of OpenStack evaluation and deployment -- Dell and Red Hat to enable enterprise application developers and hybrid cloud environments through OpenShift solutions -- Dell and Red Hat now are collaborating on next-generation Linux Container enhancements from Docker SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 16, 2014-- Dell and Red Hat Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the availability of co-engineered, enterprise-grade, private cloud solutions based on OpenStack, the Dell Red Hat Cloud Solution, powered by Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform

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Dell and Red Hat Deliver Enterprise-Grade, OpenStack Private Cloud Solution … – Wall Street Journal

Posted on Apr 16, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

-- Dell Red Hat Cloud Solutions available for customers at various stages of OpenStack evaluation and deployment -- Dell and Red Hat to enable enterprise application developers and hybrid cloud environments through OpenShift solutions -- Dell and Red Hat now are collaborating on next-generation Linux Container enhancements from Docker SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 16, 2014-- Dell and Red Hat Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the availability of co-engineered, enterprise-grade, private cloud solutions based on OpenStack, the Dell Red Hat Cloud Solution, powered by Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform.

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Dell and Red Hat Deliver Enterprise-Grade, OpenStack Private Cloud Solution … – Wall Street Journal

Posted on Apr 16, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

-- Dell Red Hat Cloud Solutions available for customers at various stages of OpenStack evaluation and deployment -- Dell and Red Hat to enable enterprise application developers and hybrid cloud environments through OpenShift solutions -- Dell and Red Hat now are collaborating on next-generation Linux Container enhancements from Docker SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 16, 2014-- Dell and Red Hat Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the availability of co-engineered, enterprise-grade, private cloud solutions based on OpenStack, the Dell Red Hat Cloud Solution, powered by Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform. The companies also have extended their collaboration to enable the compatibility, portability and reliability for Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offerings that enterprise customers need as they build public, private and hybrid cloud environments.

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Dell and Red Hat Deliver Enterprise-Grade, OpenStack Private Cloud Solution … – Wall Street Journal

Posted on Apr 16, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

-- Dell Red Hat Cloud Solutions available for customers at various stages of OpenStack evaluation and deployment -- Dell and Red Hat to enable enterprise application developers and hybrid cloud environments through OpenShift solutions -- Dell and Red Hat now are collaborating on next-generation Linux Container enhancements from Docker SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 16, 2014-- Dell and Red Hat Inc.

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VMware Offers up Hybrid vCloud DRaaS Solution – The VAR Guy

Posted on Apr 16, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

Bill Fathers, senior vice president and general manager, Hybrid Cloud Services Business Unit, VMware http://infotechlead.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Bill-Fathers-VMware.jpg VMware (VMW) has taken the wraps off vCloud Hybrid Service – Disaster Recovery, a new cloud-based disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) for VMware virtualized data centers. The new DRaaS is available immediately in all five of VMware’s vCloud Hybrid Service data centers in the United States and United Kingdom. The vCloud Hybrid Service – Disaster Recovery continuously replicates virtual machines to a virtual data center within VMware’s vCloud Hybrid Service, with a recovery point objective (RPO) of up to 15 minutes, according to the press release

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