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With Cloud Expo New York | 12th Cloud Expo [June 10-13, 2013] starting next week, here's a look at one of the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical and strategy sessions at the conference coming up June 10-13 at the Jacob Javits Center in New Yor...
Government ruling paves the way for software vendors to sell to US government agencies, even if some of their code is written in non-designated countries. Open-source provider Talend has received a favorable advisory ruling from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency conc...
We’re seeing a lot of changes in the IT landscape. Oracle buying its way into the Cloud, AMD wants in on the server business, Dell is no longer a PC company, and some legacy players are learning about the Cloud market the hard way (see: Harris Scraps Secure Public Cloud). Harris claims...
As we enter the third month of 2012, we can but hope that this should be the year that the UK Government finally realises that its Carbon Reduction Commitment Scheme is bad for business. Introduced under the banner of helping UK industry to become more energy efficient it seems to want...
VMware has announced continued collaboration with its partner community to deliver secure infrastructures for the cloud. VMware is delivering a new generation of jointly integrated security and compliance solutions with a broad network of committed, trusted security partners -- includi...
Trend Micro Deep Discovery provides customers with the network-wide visibility, insight and control needed to reduce the risk of APTs and targeted attacks. Specialized detection engines focus on identifying advanced malware and human attacker activity across all the stages of a targete...
Red Hat on Thursday announced that JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.1.0 and 5.1.1 have been awarded Common Criteria certification at Evaluation Assurance Level 4 (EAL4+) under the Common Criteria Evaluation and Certification Scheme (CCS). Common Criteria is a set of internationa...
CohesiveFT, a provider of enterprise cloud control, was awarded a Framework Agreement to supply Specialist Cloud Services to the UK Government via its G-Cloud programme. The G-Cloud initiative intends to drive down IT costs, engage more with the SME tech suppliers, and increase the fle...
Rackspace Hosting has been selected as a vendor to the government’s £60m G-Cloud framework. Rackspace can now supply Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and higher level Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) technologies to UK Government departments. “Rackspace is committed to helping the gover...
Virtustream on Monday announced that it has been approved as a U.K. Government G-Cloud supplier. G-Cloud approval enables Virtustream to offer government-class cloud and data center services to the U.K. public sector, providing government based organizations with secure, reliable and h...
Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing, on Thursday announced it's working with Microsoft to market school IT labs and one-to-one computing solutions that allow a cost effective delivery of innovative IT enabled education. These solutions are available through Wys...
CloudBees, Inc., the Java Platform as a Service (PaaS) innovation provider, on Tuesday announced the availability of AnyCloud for the hybrid deployment of production applications. AnyCloud provides CloudBees customers the flexibility to deploy and manage applications across a variety o...
CoreSite Realty Corporation, a U.S. provider of powerful, network-rich data centers, on Monday announced that Eucalyptus Systems, creators of the most widely deployed on-premise cloud computing platform, has launched a new enterprise-class cloud test lab offering at CoreSite's Bay area...
Cloud computing and managed hosting services provider iomart Hosting has announced that it has carried out a group-wide virtualisation for office2office (o2o), the sole provider of offices supplies and Closed Loop document recycling services for the UK government. o2o's IT had been ...
EMC on Wednesday announced it plans to establish an R&D center in the Skolkovo Foundation's Innovation Hub in Russia that will focus on development of cloud infrastructure solutions and Big Data analytics technologies for Bioinformatics and Energy Efficiency. EMC also plans to collabo...
Wyse Technology, a provider of cloud client computing, on Tuesday announced the newest member of its top-performing Z class thin client family with the availability of the Wyse Z90DE7 thin client. Built on an extended hardware platform that includes a PCI express (PCIe) expansion slot,...
ATLANTA and LONDON, January 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Wyse Technology, a provider of cloud client computing, on Monday announced the newest member of its top-performing Z class thin client family with the availability of the Wyse Z90DE7 thin client. Built on an extended hardware platform that includes a PCI express (PCIe) expansion slot, ...
Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing, is participating in Cisco Live 2012, Cisco's flagship annual technical training, networking and educational event in Europe, running from January 31st to February 3rd, 2012 at the ExCel Centre, London, UK. The event offers v...
VIENNA, Va., Jan. 23, 2012 —NJVC, one of the largest information technology solutions providers supporting the U.S. Department of Defense, and Virtual Global, a premier provider of software and cloud computing platform solutions for a variety of industry and federal customers, an...
New York, NY, January 25, 2012 --(PR.com)-- The IEEE International Communications Conference (ICC), the premier venue dedicated to the advancement of wireless and wireline communications worldwide, has begun the registration process for its annual event to be held June 10 – 15 a...
Virtualization Review today announced that cloud client computing products from Wyse Technology have been named Winner and Preferred Products in the 2012 Virtualization Review Readers Choice Awards. Wyse Z90 is Winner in the Thin/Zero Client Computing category, and Wyse Xenith Pro was...
F5 Networks on Tuesday announced that the latest release of the F5 BIG-IP product family has been certified by ICSA Labs as a network firewall, helping customers protect their public-facing websites from today’s massive cyber attacks. The newly certified solution handles eight times mo...
Trimble introduced on Tuesday cloud-based data management for its SiteFID Gas Monitoring solution used in the environmental services market – the Trimble Connected Community – Environmental. The Connected Community - Environmental provides real-time management and deployment of SiteFID...
Amazon Web Services on Monday announced that customers can now run their Microsoft Windows Server applications within the AWS Free Usage Tier – a program designed to help new AWS customers get started in the cloud. Developers and businesses with Windows Server applications can take adv...
Wyse Technology, a provider of cloud client computing, on Tuesday announced its response to escalating enterprise demand for its mobile cloud app, Wyse PocketCloud Pro for Android. Wyse has launched its volume purchase program in Japan and this initiative marks Wyse PocketCloud's integ...
Vordel, a provider of gateways for SOA and Cloud computing, today announced it will deliver presentations on SOA performance and scalability for the enterprise at the annual German Oracle User Group Conference. The use of web services and the need for a service oriented approach to en...
United States military contractors are under unprecedented pressure to find ways to cut costs for their federal government customers despite the interest in developing new technologies to fight the war on terrorism. Gone are the days when contracts would swell exponentially without any...
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, has announced that five Europe-based companies are joining the organization: AboveIT, Comarch, CSR, Symbio and Tieto. These companies are joining The Linux Foundation to collaborate on adva...
Amazon Web Services on Tuesday introduced Amazon ElastiCache, a new web service that makes it easy to deploy, operate, and scale an in-memory cache for web applications running in the AWS cloud. The new service improves the performance of web applications by enabling customers to retri...
According to the recent report of Frbiz.com in order to attract more government agencies to be its customers, Amazon is working to improve the security and access control features of its cloud services. The company recently released the Administrative Amazon Web Services cloud. The ser...
Pacnet on Thursday announced its latest investment into a new Data Landing Station (DLS) in Hong Kong, with direct high-speed connectivity into Pacnet's pan-Asian subsea cable network. This is part of the company's strategic plan to expand its hosting and co-location infrastructure to ...
Dassault Systèmes (3DS), a provider of 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, and Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company, a provider of elastic cloud infrastructure, are working together to enable companies of all sizes to get started quickly with 3DS Version 6 ...
More than One Billion End Users Receive Cloud Services Built on NetApp LONDON, UK.—June 14, 2011 — Cloud computing has swiftly moved from industry hype to a top IT initiative, with more CIOs building a private cloud, evaluating service providers for public cloud services, o...
Westcoastcloud has developed its cloud based security service Netintelligence to give education officials the ability to block harmful content and control what websites pupils are able to access on iPads issued by their school. Bill Strain, director of Westcoastcloud, said: "For sever...
In the Fall of 2009, while she was Deputy CIO of the Central Intelligence Agency, Jill Tummler Singer shared with attending conference delegates her view that Enterprise Cloud Computing was "The Infrastructure's Ultimate Revenge" - noting it was a faster, better, cheaper, and safer com...
Salesforce.com and Toyota Motor Corporation on Monday announced that they have formed a strategic alliance to build Toyota Friend, a private social network for Toyota customers and their cars. Toyota Friend will be powered by Salesforce Chatter, a private social network used by busines...
Wyse Technology on Thursday announced the signing of a worldwide multiyear OEM agreement with NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701). The agreement involves NEC's VirtualPCCenter (VPCC), an end-to-end desktop cloud platform from NEC designed to bring stability to enterprise IT systems. As p...
Cloud hosting specialist Titan Internet has today (May 5) announced that it has achieved not one but two Gold Competencies for its technological expertise from global software giant Microsoft. Titan, which is part of iomart Group plc, achieved Microsoft Gold Competency in the Micros...
The US State Department on Monday said that it has ordered some non-essential US embassy officials in Damascus and all embassy dependents to leave Syria because of the "uncertainty and volatility" in the country. On Wednesday Bloomberg reported that "Turkey considers it likely that Syr...