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New Option for Enterprise to Cloud – Dark Reading

Posted on Oct 22, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Radical new technology is backed by corporations, including GE and Qualcomm, as well as leading venture firms Andreessen Horowitz, Norwest Venture Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures and ARTIS Ventures Sunnyvale, CA, October 22, 2014 – Bracket Computing, Inc., today unveiled the Bracket Computing Cell, the world’s first Cloud Virtualization System, bringing to market the enterprise-grade security, performance, reliability and control that large enterprises require to run significant workloads on the public cloud. The Computing Cell is an enterprise infrastructure service that encapsulates every aspect of a customer’s IT infrastructure — security, storage, compute and networking — in a fully encrypted software system that spans multiple hyperscale clouds. Bracket’s software-based infrastructure allows customers to dynamically adjust service levels that are backed by strong Service-Level Agreements (SLAs), including several industry firsts.

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IBM’s Struggles In The Cloud Computing Era – TheStreet.com

Posted on Oct 22, 2014 in Cloud News

By Barry Randall International Business Machines Corp.

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Coming of Age in Cloud Computing – New York Times (blog)

Posted on Oct 22, 2014 in Cloud News

New York Times (blog) Coming of Age in Cloud Computing New York Times (blog) Cloud computing isn't merely changing the way much of the technology business works. Now it is changing itself, and putting even more computing power in more places

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IBM’s struggles in the cloud computing era – Fox Business

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 in Cloud News

International Business Machines Corp.

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‘Cloud first’ sounds like a breeze, but it’s not always smooth sailing – The Conversation AU

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 in Cloud News

Cloud computing will be mandatory for most government departments and agencies, but there are privacy concerns.

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Feds Loosening Purse Strings for Cloud Deployments – E-Commerce Times

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

By John K. Higgins10/21/14 5:00 AM PT Federal investment in cloud technology is picking up steam and should increase sharply in the next several years -- but that doesn't mean that government agencies suddenly have found that cloud migration will be either quick or simple. Federal cloud spending will jump from slightly more than US$3 billion in fiscal 2014 to $9.9 billion in fiscal 2018, according to IDC Government Insights' September update of its government cloud investment forecast

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Rackspace Accelerates Customers’ Journey to the Hybrid Cloud With Increased … – Marketwired (press release)

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

SOURCE: Rackspace Hosting SAN ANTONIO, TX--(Marketwired - October 20, 2014) - Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced the newest release of its Rackspace Hybrid Cloud offering, RackConnect® v3, including new security capabilities, increased scalability and an improved customer experience. Rackspace created the unique RackConnect technology to address the needs of customers who require the scalability of the cloud, combined with the enhanced security and performance of traditional dedicated hosting.

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Rackspace Accelerates Customers’ Journey to the Hybrid Cloud With Increased … – Marketwired (press release)

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

SOURCE: Rackspace Hosting SAN ANTONIO, TX--(Marketwired - October 20, 2014) - Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced the newest release of its Rackspace Hybrid Cloud offering, RackConnect® v3, including new security capabilities, increased scalability and an improved customer experience. Rackspace created the unique RackConnect technology to address the needs of customers who require the scalability of the cloud, combined with the enhanced security and performance of traditional dedicated hosting

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Market hit for cloud computing heavyweights IBM, SAP part of industry’s growth … – Financial Post

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Cloud News

As more companies look to the cloud for their software and storage needs, traditional technology heavyweights International Business Machines Corp. and SAP took a hit Monday with reduced earnings projections that sent both companies’ shares plunging. But Sir Terence Matthews, the chair of Mitel Networks and one of the best known names in Canadian technology, says the market reaction Monday doesn’t diminish the fact that the future for Internet-based software solutions — so-called cloud computing — remains bright.

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ISO publishes new cloud computing standards and definitions – CloudTech

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Cloud News

Picture credit: iStockPhoto The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has released two new standards for cloud computing, in an attempt to “put some order in the chaos” for users. The generally accepted definition of cloud computing was put together by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), with the final version hitting the stands in September 2011.

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The Future Of AI Will Be Stacked – TechCrunch (blog)

Posted on Oct 19, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Editor’s note: Rick Collins is the president for enterprise business at Next IT, creators of the Alme virtual assistant platform. Prior to joining Next IT, he served as director of business development for Microsoft. We are entering an exciting period for artificial intelligence

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10 Trends Transforming Enterprise IT – TechCrunch (blog)

Posted on Oct 18, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Editor’s note: Matt Murphy is a general partner with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, where he focuses on investments in mobile and cloud infrastructure technology.  When it comes to corporate IT, revolution is in the air. The way companies buy, build, manage, optimize and secure information technology is changing dramatically. From cloud computing to big data analytics to ubiquitous mobile connectivity, corporate IT systems are getting faster, more efficient, cheaper to operate and easier to use

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Mobile Industry on the Move October 18 – Mobile Enterprise

Posted on Oct 18, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Change happens fast in enterprise mobility—here's a few from last week you might have missed. HP and VMwareAirWatch by VMware will partner with HP to enable a more mobile workforce. The collaboration will benefit customers by decreasing deployment and return on investment (ROI) timelines for mobile devices in the workplace.By extending the existing HP Mobile Enterprise Services offering to include AirWatch by VMware solutions, customers will receive AirWatch's enterprise mobility management (EMM) technology delivered through HP enterprise services and support. This new capability will add on-demandcloud delivery to the existing HP managed cloud and on-premises options."This partnership is about getting in front of the rising trend of employees bringing multiple devices to the workplace and enabling a safe, secure and productive environment for our clients to access and develop information sources," said Chris Moyer, mobility & workplace practice lead and chief technology officer, HP Enterprise Services.

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Aliyun Worldwide Developer Conference 2014 – Business Wire (press release)

Posted on Oct 18, 2014 in Cloud News

HANGZHOU, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The fourth annual Aliyun Worldwide Developer Conference (AWDC) hosted by Alibaba Cloud Computing (AliCloud) concluded today and attracted more than 10,000 developers and partners from around the world for wide-ranging discussions focused on cloud security, cloud computing platforms, cloud migration and applications. The event also provided opportunities for attending third-party developers to connect with venture capitalists to pursue funding. AWDC is the largest annual cloud computing event in China attracting international corporations and overseas developers including Rovio, ChinaSoft, China Software Development Net, Face++, Philips, Quixey and Schneider

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Inside the Reporter’s Notebook: White House gives agencies the lead role in … – FederalNewsRadio.com

Posted on Oct 17, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

A s the World Turns ran on television for more than 50 years before ending in 2010.

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