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Microsoft, Infosys to offer cloud-based services

By : CIOL Bureau

Infosys will offer Microsoft Private Cloud solutions such as Windows Server Hyper-V and Microsoft System Center, and solutions on Windows Azure to clients, says a report on The Economic Times

Oracle competitor Tidemark launches

By : CIOL Bureau

The company is another in a list of start-ups aimed at helping businesses deal with sorting through growing amounts of data

Akamai intros cloud security, compliance features

By : CIOL Bureau

Akamai introduces two new solutions to its Intelligent Platform – DDoS Defender and Compliance Management Modules

Cisco, Citrix form alliance to enhance VDI tech

By : CIOL Bureau

Cisco announces new Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) optimized for Citrix XenDesktop and Citrix HDX technology

Cloud computing: Who has what in their cloud box

By : CIOL Bureau

We bring here a list of top 14 cloud computing vendors and what they can offer you from their cloud boxes

IBM unveils new platform-as-a-service on SmartCloud

By : CIOL Bureau

IBM also announced SmartCloud Foundation, a new portfolio of cloud software and hardware that allow enterprises to deploy and control clouds within their firewalls

Ready for movies in the cloud? Studios bet you are

By : CIOL Bureau

The studios are making a push to jump-start movie sales by attracting consumers to the cloud

Amazon doubles objects on its cloud over 9 months

By : CIOL Bureau

Amazon’s AWS S3 cloud storage offering doubled the object count in just nine months

Global PaaS revenue to be $707mn in 2011: Gartner

By : CIOL Bureau

Gartner also finds that the market will experience consistent growth with worldwide PaaS revenue, totaling $1.8 billion in 2015

Red Hat to acquire Gluster for $136 mn

By : CIOL Bureau

The transaction is expected to close in October, subject to customary closing conditions

HP closes Autonomy deal

By : CIOL Bureau

Buying the Cambridge, England-based firm, whose software searches unstructured data like e-mails, phone calls and tweets that do not fit into traditional databases, was one of a raft of surprise radical reforms announced by HP’s Apotheker in August

APAC public cloud market to hit $12 bn in 2016

By : CIOL Bureau

The market will see a CAGR of 34 per cent from the $2.89 billion it will reach at the end of 2011

Toshiba intros cloud back-up for new Canvio 3.0 HDs

By : CIOL Bureau

The new Toshiba Canvio portable hard drives come in three ranges, 500 GB, 750 GB and 1 TB

NComputing deploys 5 Lakh virtual desktops in India

By : CIOL Bureau

The company saw over 150 per cent year-over-year growth in shipments of its virtual desktop solutions in India

Global Gossip ties-up with Verizon for cloud platform

By : CIOL Bureau

Verizon’s cloud platform will support Global Gossip’s 300 sites across Australia, Europe, Fiji, New Zealand, the UK, and the US

SDSC launches largest cloud storage system

By : CIOL Bureau

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) cloud centre is touted to be the largest academic-based cloud storage system in the US

AWS puts snag behind it, sees more cloud

By : CIOL Bureau

AWS, the world’s largest cloud-based service provider, has been a pioneer in the business, which offers computing power and storage remotely to enterprise clients

Salesforce.com acquires Assistly for $50 million

By : CIOL Bureau

Assistly lets small companies and emerging businesses set-up and deliver social customer-service in minutes, with zero-touch onboarding

Wyse PocketCloud hits emerging mobile cloud mkt

By : CIOL Bureau

Instead of saving content on far-away servers and then downloading it every time across mobile telecom networks when it is used, PocketCloud links devices with each other

Cloud storage gateways for data protection

By : CIOL Bureau

Cloud storage promises several advantages while addressing information explosion: pay for only the storage used, near real-time scalability, access to data from any location, and freedom from worrying about protecting and managing data stored in the cloud