Author


Avatar

Chris Talbot 1


Recent articles by Chris Talbot 1

1 63 64 65
Attunity Manages Big Data with Amazon Web Services

Attunity Manages Big Data with Amazon Web Services

Moving Big Data around the cloud is no easy task, but Attunity hopes to make it easier for users of Amazon Web Services with a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering called CloudBeam it’s now testing with customers. Now available for testing with Amazon Web Services (NASDAQ: AMZN) customers, Attunity CloudBeam is meant to be a simple […]

Adaptive Planning Introduces Cloud-Based Visual Discovery

Adaptive Planning Introduces Cloud-Based Visual Discovery

Cloud-based corporate performance management (CPM) provider Adaptive Planning is taking its technology to the next level with a data visualization offering that it believes will replace the cumbersome financial spreadsheets many SMBs are using to track financial planning and analysis (FP&A). It’s also meant as a middle-of-the-road solution that can replace enterprise applications from the […]

Amazon Web Services Unveils High I/O Instances

Amazon Web Services Unveils High I/O Instances

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Web Services released high I/O instances as a new Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) for applications that need low latency access to high-speed storage. With solid state disks (SSDs) providing the storage backbone for the new instances, Amazon claims the high I/O instances can provide more than 120,000 read input and output operations (IOPS) […]

Certes vCEP Dubbed ‘VMware Ready’

Certes vCEP Dubbed ‘VMware Ready’

Certes Networks has achieved VMware Ready status with its Virtual Certes Enforcement Point (vCEP) cloud security solution. The network and cloud encryption solution provider’s cloud security solution finalized its detailed test procedures and now officially supports VMware (NYSE: VMW) vSphere 5 for production environments. The vCEP solution was built on the concept that running a […]

OpenStack Community Launches First ARM-Powered Cloud

A collaboration between OpenStack community members has ended up in the creation of the first ARM technology-powered OpenStack cloud as a zone in TryStack, the free sandbox intended for exploring and testing OpenStack. There’s plenty of excitement around ARM and what it can do in the cloud computing realm, but if things go well, ARM-powered […]

RightScale Acquisition Forecasts Cloud Costs

Getting a handle on the exact costs of cloud computing to date has been challenging, and organizations usually knowing only after the fact what the actual monthly costs of their cloud services are. RightScale is hoping to change that with the recent acquisition of Scotland-based ShopForCloud, a cloud cost forecasting website that the cloud management […]

Datapipe First to Market with Apache CloudStack Platform

Cloud builders may want to take note: Datapipe now has what it’s calling the first globally available Apache CloudStack platform after updating its Stratosphere Elastic Cloud Computing Platform. Built on the Citrix CloudPlatform, the Stratosphere platform is now available in Silicon Valley, the New York Metro area, Northern Virginia, London, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Not […]

OneLogin Launches Identity Management for iPad

OneLogin Launches Identity Management for iPad

Identity management is coming to Apple‘s (NASDAQ: AAPL) top-selling tablet via OneLogin, a provider of identity and management cloud services. Dubbed the “first native iPad app that offers enterprise-class identity and access management” for both public and private cloud applications, OneLogin for iPad was designed to extend OneLogin’s cloud-based service to the world’s most popular […]

CDW Cloud Collaboration Moves Communications to Cloud

CDW will host a new Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO)-based cloud collaboration solution in own facilities. The new CDW Cloud Collaboration offering combines Cisco collaboration platforms with a host of CDW professional services. A Cisco Gold Certified Partner, CDW said it plans to fill the void customers have in their deep technical expertise and staff resources […]

Polycom Updates RealPresence for Smoother VaaS

After rolling out an expansion of its mobility strategy in May with video content management support for both Android and iOS devices, Polycom (NASDAQ: PLCM) is backing up a bit to focus on improving its channel partners’ ability to use RealPresence to deliver video-as-a-service (VaaS) to customers of all sizes. The RealPresence Platform just got […]

Gartner: Public Cloud Service Growth Outpacing Overall IT

Gartner: Public Cloud Service Growth Outpacing Overall IT

A new survey from Gartner shows public cloud services will be a huge opportunity for cloud service providers, cloud aggregators and cloud brokers over the coming years. The opportunity will grow at an incredibly rapid pace to reach $207 billion by 2016 — far outpacing the meager growth of overall worldwide IT spending, which seems […]

nCircle PureCloud Addresses Common Security Gaps

Information risk and security performance management vendor nCircle is aiming to help resellers and managed security service providers (MSSPs) provide customers with a cost-effective and easily used scanning solution for addressing some of the most common gaps in security visibility in the enterprise. PureCloud Enterprise is being positioned as a robust scanner that can handle […]

ManageEngine Releases OpManager 9.2 for Network Monitoring

ManageEngine is shipping out the latest version of its network monitoring platform. OpManager 9.2 follows last year’s product release, and the company is touting cost as one of the key benefits of the latest version of the product. With the enterprise network monitoring solution (NMS) market becoming increasingly busy and crowded, ManageEngine is trying to […]

Peak 10 Launches Channel Program

Data center and cloud solutions provider Peak 10 solidified its channel strategy with the launch of its Peak 10 Alliance Program. According to the company, the new channel partner program was designed to help its partners scale service delivery capabilities with its data center solutions while keeping capital and operating expenses reasonable. A provider of […]

Toshiba Phone Systems Move to the Cloud

Toshiba Phone Systems Move to the Cloud

Toshiba is taking its business phone systems to the cloud with the launch of VIPedge, a cloud-based business phone system that enables customers to pay for telephony services in a monthly fee subscription package. Starting at $29.99 on average per user, VIPedge is the latest in Toshiba’s forays into cloud computing, putting the vendor up […]

Sanbolic, Zadara Develop Joint Storage, Clustering Solution

Sanbolic, Zadara Develop Joint Storage, Clustering Solution

Amazon Web Services (AWS) (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Rackspace Hosting (NYSE: RAX) users soon will have access to an enterprise-class cloud storage solution with high availability application clustering that ties into Sanbolic‘s Melio data management software and Zadara Storage‘s Virtual Private Storage Array (VPSA). Sanbolic and Zadara have teamed up to develop a storage solution that […]

CumuLogic Aims to Redefine Java PaaS

CumuLogic Aims to Redefine Java PaaS

If CumuLogic has its way, it will redefine Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) for Global 2000 and service provider companies looking to build a Java PaaS in their data centers with the launch of CumuLogic Cloud Application Platform v1.0, which company executives said has been 18 months in development. The enterprise platform was designed to transform virtualized environments […]

Microsoft WPC: Mimecast Launches U.S. Partner Program

Microsoft WPC: Mimecast Launches U.S. Partner Program

Mimecast is bridging the gap between its cloud-based services for Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Exchange and Office 365 and the channel with the launch of a North American partner program at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2012 (WPC12) in Toronto. Despite the introduction of partner program, Mimecast, which provides cloud-based e-mail archiving, security and continuity for Microsoft Exchange […]

Cloud Security: Total Defense Acquires iSheriff

Cloud Security: Total Defense Acquires iSheriff

Total Defense announced it has acquired iSheriff, a provider of cloud-based e-mail and Internet security, not even two months after the vendor launched its Total Defense Cloud Security offering to protect business users from Web and e-mail threats. According to the two companies, the combined duo will be able to offer even more robust SaaS-based […]

1 63 64 65