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Investigative writer Stacey Higginbotham, who is never happier than when immersed in SEC filings, tech specs or poking through a data center, and who has spent the last ten years covering technology and finance for publications such as The Deal, the Austin Business Journal, The Bond Bu...
Cloud Computing Journal recently caught up with Pete Malcolm, CEO of cloud management innovators Abiquo - a major new player in the fast-emerging Cloud ecosystem and Platinum Plus Sponsor of 6th Cloud Expo being held in Prague, the Czech Republic, 21-22 June 2010. Malcolm is keynoti...
Where cloud computing is concerned, the Enterprise IT industry has gone from asking 'What?' and 'Why?' to asking 'How?' and 'When?' - making 2010 the year that company after company, organization after organization, and government agency after government agency is moving, or beginning ...
SYS-CON's Cloud Expo Europe, held on May 18-19, 2009, in Prague, Czech Republic, was the first major cloud event in Europe and was co-located with SYS-CON's Virtualization Conference Europe 2009. The next event in the series is the 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, S...
“The fact that Cloud adoption rates are ever-increasing means that it has staying power,” stated Abiquo CEO Pete Malcolm, in this post-show Q&A with Cloud Expo Chair Jeremy Geelan. Not only does Malcolm believe the cloud has staying power but “it is likely that Cloud will be around f...
"Cloud can be as useful for mid-sized firms as for large ones. Mid-sized firms can actually use Cloud to quickly and cost-effectively grow and join the big league of larger firms. So while larger ones can sustain their growth rates, mid-sized firms actually get the option to grow rapid...
Adaptivity provides integrated solutions that automate IT Delivery optimization across enterprise computing environments. In this exclusive Q&A for Cloud Computing Journal with Cloud Expo Conference Chair, Jeremy Geelan, Tony Bishop – CEO of Adaptivity – discusses Adaptivity’s “IT Tran...
"I think this shows the agility of the new SAP," boasted SAP Chief Financial Officer Werner Brandt, in a conference call yesterday as SAP confirmed that it is to buy Sybase for $5.8 Billion. According to SAP spokesman Saswato Das, the acquisition deal includes over $500 million in Syba...
In this Exclusive Q&A with the Founder, President & CEO of Virtual Ark, Marty Gauvin, the visionary serial entrepreneur speaks out on a variety of issues around Cloud computing including the all-important security aspects. "Security in the Cloud isn’t bad, it’s just different," Gauvin ...
"This investment round is another strong validation for our unique innovation and the business momentum we have experienced since launching our CDN and site acceleration suite," said Ronni Zehavi, co-founder and CEO of Cotendo, as he announced today it has closed a new round of equity ...
IBM, which has eleven cloud computing labs around the world including one that is due to open in Singapore later this week, has already unveiled - last November - the world's largest private cloud computing environment for business analytics, an internal cloud called BlueInsight. Today...
Terremark Vice President of Advanced Security R&D AAron Walters will discuss the unique technical challenges and advantages associated with performing digital forensics and incident response in virtualization and cloud environments. The talk will present advanced threats specific to th...
"We believe that cloud is an important trend that we will support. We have two objectives. The first is to ensure that cloud computing is fully enterprise grade, meaning high performance, scalability, reliability, availability, security and standards-based for portability and interoper...
A recent commentary confirms how far ahead Cloud management innovator Abiquo is of the rest of the pack. Announcing how the Enterprise Edition of Eucalyptus was this week joining forces with GroundWork, a news and analysis site acknowledged that the Eucalyptus/GroundWork alliance was a...
In the year following its introduction at the Demo 09 conference where it launched and created the market for the Virtual Application Appliance's instant provisioning of server applications, AppZero has become the trusted provider among enterprises, ISVs, VARs and integrators that need...
Tim Bray declined Oracle's offer, in the wake of the Oracle-Sun acquisition, to remain an employee in the newly merged Sunacle/Orasun. And has joined instead what he calls the "No-Evil Zone," a.k.a. Google. As he succinctly expresses it, on his blog dated Monday March 15, his first ...
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, whom most people know as an English poet, also wrote some very nice prose about words. For example he was the one who summed up poetry itself as being about, above all, choosing "the best possible words in the best possible order."Another fellow who knew a thin...
SOASTA, a Bronze Sponsor of 5th International Cloud Expo cloud computing conference, upcoming next month in New York (April 19-21, 2010), has been named by the Wall Street Journal as one of the fifty "hottest" VC-backed firms in the US - the only Cloud player among the seventeen IT com...
Mark Kryzko spoke in Washington today about how the Cloud is helping the DoD to buy weapons systems more wisely. "How does the DoD, a huge bureaucracy, get data to flow fast enough to get what it needs to do done?" Kryzko asked out loud, before answering that $1.6 trillion is spent by...
In what he called "traditional" IT, the security model - according to Eran Feigenbaum - is broken. Feigenbaum, who is Director of Security at Google Enterprise, gave a talk in Washington this morning offering the hope that, because of Cloud Computing, some of the existing challenges m...
In an interactive general session that forms part of its Data in Action virtual conference, IBM has really hit the jackpot. It has managed to snag Donald Feinberg, VP Distinguished Analyst at Gartner, to talk about current trends in the Data Management market. There is a live Q&A sessi...
Jill Tummler Singer has been appointed to serve as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), effective 1 January 2010. Ms. Singer previously served as the Deputy CIO (DCIO) at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and gave the keynote address at ...
In this fast-moving CTO Power Panel held at the 7th International Cloud Expo, in Santa Clara, CA, November 1–4, 2010,Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan discusses such varied topics as data center automation, Big Data, cloud data governance, virtual dev and test, and the concept ...
"When you’re building a new company within a new industry and evolving market," says Ellen Rubin, the Founder & VP Products at CloudSwitch, "it’s never dull." "Many things you envision and dream about turn out to be false starts or take a while to appear," she continues, "while othe...
A Safe, Prosperous, and Happy New Year to All SYS-CON.com Readers and Ulitzer.com Users! One handy way to catch up with all our articles with a 2010 theme, from forward-looking predictions to retrospectives on '09, is to visit http://newyear2010.ulitzer.com, where we have gathered lite...
In response to massive demand, the world's largest Cloud event - the International Cloud Computing Expo series - is expanding its number of tracks and sessions for April 2010. The deadline for the very popular Call for Papers, which resulted in a greater deluge of submissions than ever...
By the end of the summer the cloud is going to be everywhere, predicts Good Data CEO & industry veteran Roman Stanek. "What is happening to computing today is a revolution, the biggest discontinuity I've experienced in the last twenty years of my career..." said keynote speaker Roman S...
In this fast-moving high-level Early Bird Power Panel held at the 7th International Cloud Expo, in Santa Clara, CA, November 1-4, 2010,Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan together with Darryl S. Brown, Director of Vertical Marketing at Equinix; Andy Kicklighter, Sr. Technical Mar...
Cloud Computing and its ability to process the needs of multiple users with shared resources in a dynamic and transparent fashion doesn’t happen by chance. The underlying technologies and their ability to provide elasticity, scalability, and automation, while protecting data in motion,...
"At Google, we run anywhere from 50 to 200 experiments at any given time on Google sites all over the world," notes a Google spokesman in a recent statement on The Google Official Blog. "Right now, we are running a small experiment of a new Google homepage design that shows links when ...
The past month has seen an unprecedented concentration of Cloud-related articles, events, tweets, and - above all - product launches, partnership announcements and M&A moves. So is Cloud Computing, after three years, finally coming to the boil? Here, by way of allowing you to judge for...
"With cloud computing, price to deploy applications goes through the floor while flexibility to scale those applications goes through the ceiling!" says WaveMaker CEO Chris Keene, in this lively round-up of The State of Cloud Computing compiled and published by Conference Chair Jeremy ...
A robust ecosystem of solutions providers is emerging around cloud computing.Here, SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Journal expands its popular list of most active players in the fast-emerging Cloud Ecosystem, from the 'mere' 100 we identified back in January of this year, to half as many aga...
"Many people don't realize - or forget - that some of our greatest advancements in the 20th century grew out of innovation in the space and intel programs in the Federal government. We may be returning to that with regard to Cloud Computing." In this brief interview with SYS-CON's Clo...
"Virtualization requires massive volume to be profitable. Cloud computing will enable that massive volume." With succinct sound bites like that, it is not surprising that Barry X Lynn, CEO of 3Tera, is much in demand as a speaker at conferences devoted to Cloud & Virtualization. In thi...
While acknowledging that lots of work is currently being done to differentiate and integrate private and public cloud solutions, Microsoft Architect David Chou believes that Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) is the area of Cloud Computing that will make its impact most noticeably in 2...
Only one publication in the world has been tracking Cloud Computing 24x7 since December 6, 2006, when we first mentioned the concept in an article: Cloud Computing Journal. Since then worldwide interest in the Cloud paradigm of massively scalable IT resources and capabilities delivered...
Yahoo! is investing significantly in Cloud Computing to support the company's global applications and audience of more than 500 million users. Yahoo!'s cloud confronts technical challenges at an almost unprecedented scale - requiring tens of petabytes of storage, tens of thousands of m...
Ryan Greives, Media Relations Specialist for Indianapolis-based BLASTmedia, has launched The Social Media Guide on Ulitzer. His industry knowledge and experience covers everything from consumer Internet companies and gadgets to highly complex enterprise software and hardware technologi...
"I believe commercial solutions - whether its Google’s cloud or Amazon’s web services - may be perfect for many companies. But some corporations and government agencies are not going to be comfortable outsourcing their information and services to the Internet-based cloud," said Jill Tu...