Mobile

Microsoft brings SkyDrive to Windows 8

By : CIOL Bureau

The integration will include SkyDrive files integrated into Windows Explorer on the desktop, the ability to fetch remote files through SkyDrive.com and SkyDrive as a Metro style app for Windows 8

Citrix India appoints new director of sales

By : CIOL Bureau

Citrix increases focus on enterprise and public sector segments in India with the appointment of Parag Arora to head this business segment

Atos, EMC, VMware to form open cloud alliance

By : CIOL Bureau

The new offerings will include an open cloud platform that enables customers to choose, access and deploy cloud-based services

SpiderOak unveils Amazon S3 rival, Nimbus

By : CIOL Bureau

SpiderOak’s new Nimbus.io is an open-source alternative to Amazon’s S3 cloud storage service for archival storage

HP introduces t610 and t510 thin clients

By : CIOL Bureau

Claims increased security, flexibility and performance as value proposition

HP unveils Z1 27-inch ‘all-in-one’ workstation

By : CIOL Bureau

Aims high with the next generation in the Z range of workstations, to be available in April with a starting price tag of $1,899

Citrix launches ‘Amazon-style’ cloud platform

By : CIOL Bureau

CloudStack cloud platform powers over $1B in revenue for more than 85 large scale production clouds

IBM, Actifio to offer virtualized, cloud storage

By : CIOL Bureau

Built around Actifio’s PAS platform and an array of IBM storage systems, the solutions will enable service providers to deliver multiple cloud services

Enterprises see value in public cloud services

By : CIOL Bureau

A recently published Ovum report seeks to restore some balance to the cloud discussion by sharing the positive public cloud adoption experiences and lessons learned by 10 corporate and government enterprises

VMware targets Gujarat with cloud, opens office

By : CIOL Bureau

Opens office in Ahmedabad to address the growing demand for cloud based solutions in the state

Oracle to buy cloud company Taleo for $1.9 bn

By : CIOL Bureau

This move is believed to be a quick response to larger rival SAP AG’s pending plan to buy SuccessFactors Inc for $3.4 billion

F-Secure launches content cloud

By : CIOL Bureau

The company has extended its security heritage, Content Anywhere, into content cloud, back-up and sync, built for mobile and converged operators

Amazon cuts price for data storage on S3

By : CIOL Bureau

Amazon S3 announces new lower prices for standard storage

Are you taking the right approach to cloud?

By : CIOL Bureau

Cloud computing in particular, offers many advantages in terms of flexibility, agility and on-demand resources that can give organizations a real competitive edge

Take aways from Mark Templeton’s press meet

By : CIOL Bureau

Citrix will build cloud platforms that are Amazon styled

High time to build expertise in PaaS: Gartner

By : CIOL Bureau

As per the research firm, users and vendors of enterprise IT software solutions that are not yet engaged with PaaS must begin building expertise in PaaS or face tough challenges from competitors in the coming years

Amazon S3 now stores 762 billion objects

By : CIOL Bureau

The company recorded 192 per cent growth in 2011 and also listed out a few openings in its S3 team in a report

BlackBerry cloud services for Office 365 goes live

By : CIOL Bureau

It extends Microsoft Exchange Online to BlackBerry smartphones and allows customers to manage BlackBerry deployments in the cloud

CA unveils private cloud package for Vblock

By : CIOL Bureau

This is the company’s fifth solution certified for use with VCE Vblock Infrastructure Platforms, all of which are based on CA Technologies Unified Automation solutions

EMC intros unified storage soln for XenDesktop

By : CIOL Bureau

The solution built on the EMC VNX unified storage and Cisco UCS platform provides integrated application streaming and centralized desktop management for 1,000 users