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Supreme Court Justices Criticize Aereo, But Worry About Overbroad Ruling – TheWrap

Posted on Apr 23, 2014 in Cloud News

Judges don't want decision to overreach into cloud Several of the Supreme Court justices who heard arguments in the broadcast networks’ case against the online TV site Aereo criticized the company's business model but worried about passing down a ruling that could affect other technology. Broadcasters contend that Aereo — a New York based company with less than a million subscribers — is stealing their signals. The company uses millions of small antenna to relay broadcast signals to subscribers’ laptops, tablets and other devices, collecting a small fee

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TV Viewers, the Cloud Computing Industry, and Internet Users Watch Supreme … – Huffington Post (blog)

Posted on Apr 23, 2014 in Cloud News

TV watchers and anyone who cares about cloud computing as a proven engine for economic progress should be paying close attention to the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday. It is considering what may be its most important intellectual property case this year: a dispute between ABC and other broadcasters against New York-based tech startup, Aereo

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Avnet Technology Solutions Expands Its Cloud Service Portfolio in the U.S. and … – MarketWatch

Posted on Apr 22, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

TEMPE, Ariz., Apr 22, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Avnet Technology Solutions , the global IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc .

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Docker will make cloud apps portable — next year – InfoWorld

Posted on Apr 22, 2014 in Cloud News

Docker, an open source project providing a way to automate the deployment of Linux applications inside portable containers, is generating a lot of excitement.

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Cloud computing a ray of light for Guiyang economy – ecns

Posted on Apr 22, 2014 in Cloud News

Guiyang, capital of southwestern Guizhou province, is poised to become an emerging technology hub for inland China as the province seeks to lure high-tech enterprises to the city, industry insiders said. Infobird Cloud Computing Technology Co Ltd has budgeted 600 million yuan ($96 million) toward building a cloud computing center in the city

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Covisint to Detail the Cloud’s Disruptive Power to Transform Today’s … – Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Posted on Apr 21, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

DETROIT, April 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Covisint Corporation (Nasdaq:COVS), provider of the leading cloud engagement platform, today announced that it will describe how – to survive and compete – enterprises can and must embrace a cloud-driven transformation of virtually every core business process. Covisint Director of Product Marketing, Halim Cho, will address IT leaders on the topic at the Forrester Forum for Technology Management Leaders. Organizations in all industries are realizing that they need to revise their business strategy, processes and the all-important customer experience as they engage with technology-enabled customers, suppliers and business partners

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Gartner: Hybrid Cloud, Big Data & Analytics Top Smart Government Trends – Talkin’ Cloud

Posted on Apr 21, 2014 in Cloud News

Gartner says social, mobile, cloud and information are forces driving innovation in the government sector. One IT research firm believes big data and actionable analytics, and hybrid cloud computing are two key cloud computing technology trends for smart government

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Dubai SME and Microsoft host seminar on cloud computing – gulfnews.com

Posted on Apr 20, 2014 in Cloud News

Dubai: Dubai SME, the agency of the Department for Economic Development in Dubai, mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, and Microsoft recently organised a joint seminar on how SMEs can improve and grow their businesses by embracing Cloud Computing, which can enable businesses improve their efficiency and productivity.

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Dubai SME and Microsoft host seminar on cloud computing to help SMEs … – Zawya (registration)

Posted on Apr 20, 2014 in Cloud News

Dubai, 20 April 2014: Dubai SME, the agency of the Department for Economic Development in Dubai mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, and Microsoft recently organised a joint seminar on how SMEs can improve and grow their businesses by embracing Cloud Computing, which can enable businesses improve their efficiency and productivity. The seminar titled 'Improve your Business by Moving to the Cloud' was aimed to help Dubai SME companies learn about adopting state-of-the-art information technology (IT) solutions

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The Hartford Enters $500 Million Agreement With IBM On Cloud Technology – Hartford Courant

Posted on Apr 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

The Hartford Financial Services Group has inked a six-year agreement to pay IBM $500 million for a private, cloud-based infrastructure to better manage its data and reduce operational expenses. The agreement was announced Wednesday. The Hartford has two data centers, one in Hartford and another in Boulder, Colo., filled with mainframes and servers

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Red Hat Touts Virtual Containers as Next Advance in Cloud Computing – eWeek

Posted on Apr 18, 2014 in Cloud News

NEWS ANALYSIS: Red Hat says virtual containers will be an efficient way to distribute applications across the hybrid cloud infrastructures that are favored by enterprises. The development of shipping containers enabled the global trade we now enjoy and made shipping your products around the world a simple transaction. As the opening paragraph in a book chronicling the rise of shipping containers (The Box) from the origins in 1956 onward stated, "The container made shipping cheap, and by doing so changed the shape of the world economy."Now containers, albeit in a digital form, are being touted as the next big thing in cloud computing.At the Red Hat Conference April 14-17 in San Francisco (which I did not attend but did watch the keynotes on YouTube), containers were a big piece of the news.

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Red Hat Touts Virtual Containers as Next Advance in Cloud Computing – eWeek

Posted on Apr 18, 2014 in Cloud News

NEWS ANALYSIS: Red Hat says virtual containers will be an efficient way to distribute applications across the hybrid cloud infrastructures that are favored by enterprises. The development of shipping containers enabled the global trade we now enjoy and made shipping your products around the world a simple transaction.

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Cloud Technology Partners Announces Spring 2014 Public Appearance and … – The Providence Journal

Posted on Apr 17, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

BOSTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud Technology Partners(TM), the leader in transforming businesses with cloud solutions, today announced its calendar of spring 2014 public appearances and events. Cloud Technology Partners will be hosting and/or attending the following cloud computing events: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110131/NE38950LOGO When: April 17, 2014 Event: Chef Developer Conference (Hyatt Regency, San Francisco, CA) Don't Miss: At the final day of Chef Conference in San Francisco, Cloud Technology Partners joins Chef and Google Cloud Platform to show a demo of a typical use case of Google and Chef integration

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LG CNS to focus on ‘cloud computing’ – Korea Times

Posted on Apr 17, 2014 in Cloud News

LG CNS said Thursday that it will raise its stakes in cloud computing and big data.Amid rapid technological convergence, the LG Group affiliate plans to seek new business opportunities in the emerging fields, according to the firm’s CEO.“Our goal is to become one of the most trusted suppliers for technology solutions in cloud computing and big data,” said CEO Kim Dae-hoon in a speech to the annual “Entrue World 2014” forum.He said the convergence of technologies is changing everyone’s lifestyle.According to him, the global technology industry is heading toward an era of “Smart Technology 2.0,” which includes smart devices, faster data transmission networks, and the rise of big data and cloud computing.Kim said automotive, medical, distribution, transportation, security and manufacturing businesses will benefit most from the transition.“Our businesses are ideally-fitted to ride on this new wave,” Kim said.Citing an emergence of smart glasses, he said, “Cloud computing has huge potential to change your key businesses.

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Cloud Technology Partners Announces Spring 2014 Public Appearance and … – SYS-CON Media (press release)

Posted on Apr 17, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

By PR Newswire Article Rating: April 17, 2014 02:03 PM EDT Reads: 180 BOSTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud Technology Partners™, the leader in transforming businesses with cloud solutions, today announced its calendar of spring 2014 public appearances and events. Cloud Technology Partners will be hosting and/or attending the following cloud computing events: When: April 17, 2014 Event: Chef Developer Conference  (Hyatt Regency, San Francisco, CA) Don't Miss:       At the final day of Chef Conference in San Francisco, Cloud Technology Partners joins Chef and Google Cloud Platform to show a demo of a typical use case of Google and Chef integration

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