Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Google Cloud Compute goes live; three things we learned about private cloud market

Three things we learned about the private cloud market this week | Review: Dueling hybrid cloud wizards

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Google Cloud Compute goes live
After running the service in preview mode for over a year, Google is making its IaaS (infrastructure-as-a-service) Google Compute Engine (GCE) available as a full-fledged commercial service. Read More


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Make your business smarter with cloud-based analytics
Learn how sales, finance, investment, risk, marketing, and procurement leaders are using SaaS-based business analytics to become more agile, serve the customer better, and deliver business results. Learn More.

Three things we learned about the private cloud market this week
Forrester analyst Lauren Nelson has spent the last 6 months taking a deep dive into the private cloud market - she compiled a list of 27 vendors to profile, then narrowed that down to 10 and took in-depth product demonstrations and conducted customer interviews for each vendor. She judged each of the 10 companies on 61 criteria that she came up with based on inquires she has received from clients. Read More

Review: Dueling hybrid cloud wizards
CloudVelocity and Ravello Systems march clones of in-house servers into the cloud for development, testing, and disaster recovery. Read More

CareerCloud app aims to find job openings before they're advertised
CareerCloud's app tracks what it calls "hidden jobs leads" -- public tidbits of information that hint a company may soon be hiring. Read More


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Red Hat OpenShift upgrade reaffirms commitment to PaaS
Red Hat has released the second version of its OpenShift Enterprise platform as a service (PaaS), which comes with tools that make it easier to deploy, and provide integration with more hardware options and programming languages. It also is the latest move in the busy PaaS market, which is quickly gaining steam to catch up in importance to the more established IaaS and SaaS markets. Read More

Cloud traffic poised to quadruple by 2017, challenge CIOs
A recent report from Cisco Systems suggests that global cloud traffic will reach 5.3 zettabytes in 2017. That's more than four times the traffic seen in 2012. Analysts and vendors say this will have far-reaching implications for enterprise IT. Read More

Box acquires technology to let admins keep better track of content
Cloud storage vendor Box has acquired the technology behind a company called dLoop, which it will use to add more controls that give enterprises more features for protecting their content. Read More


Consider Hybrid Approach to File-Sharing
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Containers: The new Hypervisors
Much of the growth in IT over the last 10 or so years can be attributed in some way or another to virtualization. They key to virtualization is the hypervisor. Whether open source such as Xen or VMware or even Microsoft's HyperV, the hypervisor has ushered in a revolution in IT. There would be no cloud and certainly no Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) without the hypervisor. Read More

Money, money: Box, others bask in hot VC market
Recent investments by venture capitalists in cloud, big data and converged infrastructure companies show not only the healthy interest among financiers to back next-generation technologies, but provide a preview of what technologies from startups today could be mainstream in tomorrow's IT world. Read More

How to prepare for cloud-based enterprise mobility management
What's the fastest, easiest, low-cost way for your organization to achieve multi-platform enterprise mobility management (EMM) without sacrificing security or performance? Using the cloud, of course. Here are tips to help you on that journey. Read More


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