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Taiwan telecom carriers plan huge cloud investment

By : CIOL Bureau

Chunghwa Telecom has also become the first Taiwanese company pushing into mainland China’s cloud-computing market

HP launches VirtualSystem for VMware

By : CIOL Bureau

The new solution promises to speed-up implementation and lay a foundation for future upgradation to cloud computing services, says HP

Baidu mulls cloud computing acquisitions

By : CIOL Bureau

Baidu has built on its dominance of China’s search market since Google Inc’s high-profile exit

Salesforce adds social, mobile capabilities to cloud

By : CIOL Bureau

The new features include the general availability of Database.com, Heroku for Java and new social and mobile capabilities on Force.com

VMware intros products, services for post-PC era

By : CIOL Bureau

VMware announces VMware View 5, VMware Horizon, VMware Horizon Application Manager and VMware Horizon Mobile at VMworld 2011

VMware, Cisco, EMC deploy Vblock at KPIT

By : CIOL Bureau

The deployment will enable KPIT Cummins to scale its infrastructure and at the same time enable employee access to hosted virtual desktop from anywhere and over a broad range of end-user devices

Verizon acquires cloud player CloudSwitch

By : CIOL Bureau

Verizon plans to combine CloudSwitch, a privately held company based in Burlington, Mass., with its Terremark IT services subsidiary

Citrix integrates RingCube to VDI platform

By : CIOL Bureau

Citrix XenDesktop 5.5 enhances user personalization and high-definition experience over the LAN or WAN, claims Citrix

HP unveils storage software for cloud, 3PAR arrays

By : CIOL Bureau

HP extends converged storage product line with new storage federation technology, HP Peer Motion

Microsoft partners China firm on cloud-computing

By : CIOL Bureau

The cloud platforms will be for Windows-based computers as well as for Linux and Unix systems

MTS, Crompton bag best cloud award

By : CIOL Bureau

Rajiv Batra, CIO, MTS India and J Ramesh, GM, Corporate IT, Crompton Greaves, received the awards on behalf of the two companies at a gala event in Mumbai

China to have cloud computing base

By : CIOL Bureau

The first phase of the project has an investment of 100 million yuan, and its computing scale will reach 50 trillion times per second, with a storage capacity of 200 terabytes

Red Hat releases Enterprise Virtualization 3.0 Beta

By : CIOL Bureau

It supports up to 128 logical CPUs and 2TB memory for hosts, and up to 64 vCPUs and 2TB memory for guests

Box.net seeks $35 million in new funding

By : CIOL Bureau

The company has already raised $18.7 million a group of seven unidentified backers

Astute intros virtualization acceleration solution

By : CIOL Bureau

The new solution, ViSX G3, enables faster adoption of server and desktop virtualization, as well as cloud computing by delivering sustained random I/O performance, says Astute

WinHire deploys IBM’s SmartCloud solution

By : CIOL Bureau

WinHire selected IBM SmartCloud Enterprise solution to roll out their next generation business model leaveraging social media

Citrix acquires VDI company RingCube

By : CIOL Bureau

Citrix enhances virtual desktop portfolio with RingCube, which provides personalised virtual desktop capability

RIM announces cloud service for Blackberry users

By : CIOL Bureau

The online storage service is aimed at businesses with up to 100 BlackBerry smartphones that access e-mail services from an ISP or web-based email services such as Gmail, Hotmail, and Yahoo!

Cloud computing; what is it? Ask US consumers

By : CIOL Bureau

While the term “cloud computing” is still confusing to many consumers, the activities that constitute cloud computing are being performed by the vast majority of consumers, finds market research firm The NPD Group

EMC adds new features to Symmetrix VMAX

By : CIOL Bureau

EMC introduces a new mainframe software, AutoSwap, which supports z/VM environments