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MS takes on VMware with private cloud approach

By : CIOL Bureau

Microsoft System Center 2012 delivers private cloud to businesses in India

Cloud back-up company raises $52.5 million

By : CIOL Bureau

Accel Partners and SplitRock Partners invest in Carbonite rival Code 42

Virsto Software improves storage hypervisor

By : CIOL Bureau

The company releases Virsto for vSphere and Virsto for Virtual Servers, Hyper-V Edition, 2.0

New standard to make cloud more portable

By : CIOL Bureau

The new standard will make it easier to deploy cloud applications without vendor lock-in, while maintaining application requirements for security, governance, and compliance

Fujitsu intros cloud services platform for big data

By : CIOL Bureau

Fujitsu is promoting Convergence Services that leaverage big data to help resolve business and global issues, generate new sources of value, and bring about a more prosperous society

Acer unveils AcerCloud

By : CIOL Bureau

Acer announced its AcerCloud, which connects all personal smart devices for anytime, anywhere access

AWS adds Windows Server on EC2

By : CIOL Bureau

Developers and businesses with Windows Server applications can take advantage of 750 hours of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Micro Instance usage per month

Cable&Wireless partners Equinix for cloud services

By : CIOL Bureau

This will strengthen C&W’s cloud capabilities and will help the company to deliver a comprehensive suite of data centre services, such as co-location, managed hosting and cloud computing services to global customers

Intel’s journey in to cloud computing

By : CIOL Bureau

Started in 2009, Intel’s internal cloud strategy has come a long way, helping it to save around $9 million on the IT spends. From mere 12 per cent virtualized environment back in 2009, Intel is now aiming at 75 per cent virtualized environment by 2012

Cloud gaining acceptance among operators

By : CIOL Bureau

The top operator strategies for offering cloud services are bundling cloud services with network connectivity services and offering cloud services over Ethernet or IP VPN services

How secure is cloud

By : CIOL Bureau

The benefits are certainly real, however, a business must ensure that the cloud environment is secure enough for its essential data

60 pc UK businesses not on cloud: Survey

By : CIOL Bureau

Fasthosts in its ‘Cloud Attitudes’ study reveals these firms still do not use any form of cloud-computing services

Archiving to the cloud

By : CIOL Bureau

Archiving to the cloud refers to keeping your most important data in the cloud, so that it remains safe in the event of a data centre outage

Internap acquires cloud services provider Voxel

By : CIOL Bureau

Head quartered in New York City, with a global presence extending into North America, Europe and Asia, Voxel serves more than 1,000 customers and has approximately 50 employees

Amazon builds virtual supercomputer

By : CIOL Bureau

This cloud-based computing can be availed at $1,279/hour

Akamai acquires Cotendo for $268 mn

By : CIOL Bureau

Cotendo offers integrated suite of web and mobile acceleration services

HP intros services to address cloud security

By : CIOL Bureau

HP introduced new consulting services that deliver a comprehensive approach to build protection into a cloud strategy

Virtual security appliance mk up 57 pc in 2011

By : CIOL Bureau

After more than doubling in 2010, in 2011 the global virtual security appliance market easily passed the half-billion-dollar mark for the first time, says Infonetics

Essar Group implements Citrix VDI solution

By : CIOL Bureau

Essar group plans to move its’ 90 -95 per cent workforce to Citrix XenDesktop platform and aims to complete implementation for 40,000 users in the next one year

oVirt Project gains support

By : CIOL Bureau

The oVirt project was formed to deliver and establish a development community around an integrated virtualization platform that offers advanced virtualization management capabilities for hosts and guests