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Cutting the cloud computing carbon cost – Space Daily

Posted on Sep 19, 2014 in Cloud News

Cloud computing involves displacing data storage and processing from the user's computer on to remote servers. It can provide users with more storage space and computing power that they can then access from anywhere in the world rather than having to connect to a single desktop or other computer with its finite resources. However, some observers have raised concerns about the increased energy demands of sustaining distributed servers and having them up and running continuously, where an individual user's laptop might be shut down when it is not in use or the resources utilization of the server is less than the lower threshold , for instance.

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Corporate Canada can mitigate risk by embracing cloud-based technology – ITWorld Canada (blog)

Posted on Sep 19, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Keeping data in the cloud is just as safe as keeping it anywhere else, so why are Canadian companies so resistant to investing in this new technology? Canadians aren’t risk takers, at least when it comes to technology. And with an innovation such as cloud computing, there’s a general fear of the unknown and a misconception that it’s not safe

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Unlike IoT, cloud computing is actually living up to its billing – ITProPortal

Posted on Sep 19, 2014 in Cloud News

Unlike the Internet of Things, the cloud is proving to be a technology worthy of all the hype. According to fresh research from Sage, an overwhelming 87 per cent of mid-market businesses (comprising between 100 and 499 members of staff) are now making use of cloud technology

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Mitigating Insider Threats in Virtual & Cloud Environments – FederalNewsRadio.com

Posted on Sep 19, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Mitigating Insider Threats in Virtual & Cloud Environments Monday - 9/15/2014, 9:26am EDT Segment 1 Segment 2 Segment 3 Moderator Tom Temin, Federal News Radio Tom Temin is the host of Federal Drive, airing weekdays from 6-9 a.m. on Federal News Radio 1500AM. Tom Temin has 30 years' experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets

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Xactly Customer Cbeyond Wins 2014 Ventana Research Leadership Award for … – MarketWatch

Posted on Sep 18, 2014 in Cloud News

HEADLINE2Cbeyond Recognized for Business Technology Leadership in Cloud Computing Using Xactly’s Cloud Incentive Compensation Solutions SAN JOSE, Calif., Sep 18, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Xactly, a leading provider of cloud-based incentive solutions, today announced that customer Cbeyond has been named a winner in the Cloud Computing category of the 9th Annual 2014 Ventana Research Leadership Awards. The category specifically recognizes individuals and organizations that have notably improved the effectiveness of their people and processes through the use of major business technologies. “I see compensation as one of the most important motivational tools any company can use to drive success in their organization,” said David James, senior director of sales operations & incentives, Cbeyond, Inc

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Mercedes opts for cloud-computing setup to protect data from hackers – Automotive News

Posted on Sep 18, 2014 in Cloud News

September 18, 2014 - 7:22 am ET STUTTGART (Bloomberg) -- Mercedes-Benz is using a cloud-computing setup to protect data as cars' mobile links and software expand and the industry prepares for driverless travel.

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Infosys and Huawei Announce Global Partnership to Offer Cloud, Big Data and … – Broadway World

Posted on Sep 18, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Related: Press Release, News BERLIN, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Infosys, a global leader in technology, consulting and outsourcing, today announced a global partnership with Huawei, a leading global information and communication technology (ICT) solution provider. Through this partnership, the companies will jointly offer enterprise customers cloud, big data and communication solutions, along with other enterprise-oriented services which will combine Huawei's cloud infrastructure and global IT service expertise from Infosys

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Infosys and Huawei Announce Global Partnership to Offer Cloud, Big Data and … – MarketWatch

Posted on Sep 18, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

BERLIN, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- BERLIN, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infosys, a global leader in technology, consulting and outsourcing, today announced a global partnership with Huawei, a leading global information and communication technology (ICT) solution provider.

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Research and Markets: Global Mobile Cloud Market 2014-2019: Gaming … – Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Posted on Sep 17, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q57hdh/mobile_cloud) has announced the addition of the "Mobile Cloud Market by Application, & By User - Worldwide Market Forecast and Analysis (2014 - 2019)" report to their offering. This report forecasts the global mobile cloud market to grow from $9.43 billion in 2014 to $46.90 billion by 2019, at a CAGR of 37.8% during the forecast period 2014-2019 The global mobile cloud market is in its evolutionary stage and is exhibiting rapid growth

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Five must-have SMB technology upgrades – Business Mirror

Posted on Sep 15, 2014 in SMB Cloud

Details Category: Digital Life 15 Sep 2014 Written by Michael Ngan A RECENT study has concluded that the tech-savvy, especially cloud-savvy, small- and medium-scale businesses (SMBs) generate 15-percent faster sales than the technology laggards. The same study also discovered that harnessing the right technology leads to higher productivity and satisfied customers, which allow SMBs to expand businesses beyond their borders faster. More and more of today’s SMBs recognize that technology can play a crucial role in helping level the playing field against bigger rivals

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Lockheed Martin Forms Israel Unit –Executive – Wall Street Journal

Posted on Sep 15, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

TEL AVIV—Lockheed Martin Corp., the world's largest defense contractor by sales, has formed a technology-focused Israeli subsidiary as it seeks to win new defense contracts in the country, a company executive said. The Israeli arm of the company, Lockheed Martin Israel Ltd., will focus on cybersecurity, enterprise information technology, data centers, mobile, analytics and cloud, said Haden Land, vice president of research and technology for Lockheed Martin. It will look for partnerships, investments and acquisitions, he..

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HP buying Eucalyptus’ cloud computing software – PC Tech Magazine

Posted on Sep 15, 2014 in Cloud News

Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) is buying cloud-computing software developer Eucalyptus Systems. Founded in 2009, Eucalyptus provides technology that lets companies store, process and deliver computing data via the Internet.

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Six Cloud Picks With Clear Opportunities – Barron’s

Posted on Sep 12, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Oppenheimer Software-as-a-service is clearly a disruptive technology in enterprise software that covers many emerging trends -- including massively scalable compute processing, mobility, social communication, best-in-class global architectures and multi-tenancy -- and is occurring at all levels of the enterprise information-technology...

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HP buys Eucalyptus’ cloud computing software – The Oregonian – OregonLive.com

Posted on Sep 11, 2014 in Cloud News

Hewlett-Packard Co. is buying cloud-computing software developer Eucalyptus Systems as Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman embarks on new acquisitions to bolster the computer maker's businesses.

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Upland’s FileBound Receives Enterprise-Ready Rating from the Skyhigh … – The Providence Journal

Posted on Sep 11, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upland Software, Inc., a leader in cloud-based Enterprise Work Management applications, today announced that it has been awarded the Skyhigh CloudTrust(TM) rating of enterprise-ready for its FileBound document and workflow automation application. Skyhigh Enterprise-Ready cloud services fully satisfy the most stringent requirements for data protection, identity verification, service security, business practices and legal protection, as determined by Skyhigh.

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