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“There is a move to build more cloud-like capabilities into virtual environments, such as standard instance sizes and software stacks,” noted Andrew Hillier, CTO and co-founder of CiRBA, Inc., in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan. “This is a step toward ...
“We believe that ‘cloud’ as a specialized concept will rapidly give way to cloud as simply a dominant enterprise IT paradigm,” noted Lawrence Guillory, CEO of Racemi Inc., in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan, “where public and private cloud resources bo...
“The Obama/Kundra effect of pushing more government data to the web and promoting the application of cloud scale efficiencies has been felt across all markets,” noted Bart Copeland, President & CEO of ActiveState Software, in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy G...
Ever since I first published here my tentative list of Top 50 Bloggers on Cloud Computing it became clear that an expansion would be needed before too long. Thanks to community feedback via my Twitter account (@jg21) here goes with an expanded roster, listed as before in alphabetical o...
What does the CIO of the National Reconnaissance Office have in common with the CEOs of Abiquo, Apprenda, Tier3, OutSystems and OpSource, the Co-Founder & CTO of Dell Boomi, the CTOs of Rackspace, rPath, Compuware, BMC, NextIO, SoftLayer, SOASoftware, Gale Technologies, CiRBA and UShar...
The markets may be melting, but Cloud Computing continues to attract headlines, VC dollars, M&A activity, and more. So let's take a quick look at what's being said, written, and done about the Cloud...now that we have reached Fall 2011.
An alphabetical selection of some of the many themes & topics to be discussed at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley (9th Cloud Expo) - being held November 7-10, 2011, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA. The markets may still be melting, but Cloud Expo is definitely coming of age!
In the wake of yesterday's FBI seizure of servers, it is interesting to note that one of the industry's most seasoned executives, Abiquo CEO Pete Malcolm, has been anticipating just such an eventuality for a while. In a SYS-CON.tv Power Panel recorded on the eve of Cloud Expo New York,...
The economics of the cloud, the rise of the mobile workforce and the consumerization of IT are making the transformation to the cloud a foregone conclusion within enterprise IT. But not every company, organization or government agency is necessarily keeping up. Are you?
8th International Cloud Expo is in full swing in New York City. Co-located at the Jacob Javits Convention Center with 11th Virtualization Conference & Expo, the event runs June 6-9. One of the most popular of the three Special Events at each and every Cloud Expo is "Cloud Computing...
Today, Monday June 6, when the doors to Cloud Expo New York open at the Jacob Javits Center, IT infrastructure and operations professionals from around the world will be able to see with their own eyes that the "Summer of Cloud Computing" has well and truly begun.
Leading industry analyst firm Forrester is about to land a bombshell on the private cloud part of the Cloud Computing ecosystem. The explosion comes in the form of a Forrester Report in which fifteen top Private Cloud solution providers are weighed in the balance...and, in a few cases,...
A round-up of what is being written and said about Cloud Foundry, the bold VMware OpenPaaS initiative unveiled Tuesday by VMware CEO Paul Maritz. RightScale CTO Thorsten Von Eicken called it "one of the more exciting cloud developments in a while."
"The crisis SCO initiated over Linux is over, and Linux won," wrote Pamela Jones Saturday as she announced that Groklaw will stop publishing new articles at Groklaw.net on its anniversary, May 16.
‘In God we trust,’ yet the currency of the Cloud is at odds with trust. Is it possible to trust applications that reside in a Cloud that seems so porous? Cloud Computing Journal sat down with GuardTime CEO Mike Gault, whose keyless signature technology is used to secure cloud hosting p...
"Today it is my pleasure to announce that VMware has hired the team and acquired assets behind EMC’s Mozy cloud-based data protection service," wrote VMware CTO and former Cloud Expo keynoter Steve Herrod Monday, as VMware continued its quest, through strategic acquisitions if necessar...
"The launch of Cloud Drive, Cloud Player for Web and Cloud Player for Android eliminates the need for constant software updates as well as the use of thumb drives and cables to move and manage music," said Bill Carr, VP of Movies and Music at Amazon.com as he announced the launch of Am...
In a move that would if approved allow it to overtake Verizon as the biggest US wireless provider, AT&T Sunday announced evening announced that it has agreed to buy T-Mobile USA from Germany's Deutsche Telekom.
"We have a fantastic engineering team that continues to find creative and patentable solutions to IaaS technical challenges," said Cloudscaling's new CEO Michael Grant Wednesday as it was announced that he was stepping in to replace company co-founder Randy Bias - who in turn moves now...
Delegates, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors will be traveling from all over the world to New York this coming June 6-9 to attend 8th International Cloud Expo in New York City, co-located at the Jacob Javits Convention Center with 11th Virtualization Conference & Expo. Here is an ea...
HP’s strategy is centered on empowering both commercial and enterprise class cloud computing. Research from HP indicates that senior business, government and technology executives believe that by 2015, 18 percent of their IT delivery will be through the public cloud and 28 percent by t...
What does the CIO of the National Reconnaissance Office have in common with the CEOs of GoGrid and OpSource, the Co-Founder & CTO of Dell Boomi, the Chief Technology & Strategy Officer at Novell and the Director of HP Software's Global Cloud Practice? Answer: all are members of the dis...
"The partnership announced today provides incredible scale, vast expertise in hardware and software innovation and a proven ability to execute," said Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer as Nokia and Microsoft today announced plans for a broad strategic partnership to build a new global mobile ...
"This acquisition marks a significant step forward in our investment in the success of OpenStack," wrote OpenStack's GM Jim Curry Wednesday as he confirmed that Rackspace has acquired Anso Labs, best known for its work with NASA to help build their Nebula cloud platform, the code behin...
What do salesforce.com, NetSuite, RightNow, Marketo, Taleo, Zuora, Coupa, NASDAQ and Web MD all have in common? They all rely on Dell Boomi's AtomSphere integration technology. Such leading SaaS players and enterprise customers, says Dell Boomi, rely on AtomSphere "to accelerate time t...
NIST is inviting comments on suggested changes or enhancements to its NIST Definition of Cloud Computing (NIST Special Publication 800-145) - they need to be sent to 800-145comments@nist.gov no later than February 28, 2011.
“We’ve done some pretty deep analysis here looking at deploying on-premises or with the different cloud providers,” stated Lawrence Guillory, CEO of Racemi, in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan. “We’ve found the cost to deploy an application can quickly ...
"We look forward to powering Time Warner Cable’s development of innovative managed and cloud services for its commercial customers," said R. Brooks Borcherding, President and CEO of NaviSite, as it was announced that Cloud Expo 2010 Sponsor & Exhibitor NaviSite had been acquired by Tim...
"New infrastructure and operations technologies such as cloud services and virtualization ... were selected by CIOs the most often and are the top-two technologies for 2011," said Mark McDonald, group vice president and head of research for Gartner Executive Programs, as the results we...
First came Tunisia's "Jasmine Revolution" and now we have the "#Jan25 Uprising" - the world's first revolution named for a Twitter hash tag. Calling it the "Twitter Revolution" misses the beauty of the hash tag itself, and besides what would one then call the upcoming social unrest in ...
"Enterprises everywhere are realizing the inherent benefits of running their core IT services in the cloud,” said Todd McKinnon, most recently VP of Engineering at Salesforce.com from 2003 to 2009, and now CEO of the on-demand identity and access management service, Okta. "This shift ...
"We are the nation that put cars in driveways and computers in offices; the nation of Edison and the Wright brothers; of Google and Facebook. In America, innovation doesn’t just change our lives. It’s how we make a living." With this one sentence, President Barack Obama ushered in once...
On the day when the Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 12,000 for the first time since June 2008, it was impossible not to correlate the eloquence and optimism of President Obama's "State of the Union" speech on Tuesday night with the restoration of a sense of perspective and hope in ...
Due to a record increase in the number, quality and breadth of submissions to the Conference Advisory Board, the organizers of 8th Cloud Expo (June 6-9, 2011) - Cloud Expo New York 2011 - have extended the technical program through the addition of an all-new "Telcos in the Cloud" track...
The New York Times is reporting that Goldman Sachs has invested $450 million in Facebook, with the Russian investment firm Digital Sky Technologies, which has already invested $500 million in Facebook, investing $50 million more. The new half-billion round of investment, says the Times...
"One day the cloud really will be big..." concludes an article in this week's international print edition of The Economist, an intriguing article that sets out to quantify the size of the three main layers of the cloud computing ecosystem.
Continuing our series, we hear now from Steve Jin, Top 50 blogger on Cloud Computing at DoubleCloud.org, Author of VMware VI & vSphere SDK (Prentice Hall), and Founder of the open source VI Java API.
During 2011 a realization with set in that BIG IT is now the IT used to service “consumers” with news, games, films, videos and other mass (paid for) entertainment, instead of the IT used to service enterprises. This means that not just user device innovation (smartphones, laptops, tab...
Cloud Computing Journal authors look at the short- and mid-term future of the Cloud. Today we start with KEVIN L. JACKSON Editor, Government Cloud Computing on Ulitzer, and LARRY CARVALHO, the 2011 Instructor of Cloud Expo's ever popular Cloud Computing Bootcamp.
According to a new study of North American and European IT professionals conducted by Management Insight on behalf of CA Technologies, Cloud Computing is "coming of age" in large enterprises. More than 80 percent of enterprises and 92 percent of the largest enterprises have at least on...