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Today, we got the chance to sit down with Aprimo, an on-demand marketing automation company that has built their software business around scaling their own cloud infrastructure with VMware vCenter. Aprimo has optimized its offerings to scale with customer growth and leverage best-in-class hardware to match innovation in the software layers it…
The Nikkei Daily in Japan is reporting that Fujitsu will invest $537 million in cloud computing for 2011.
That seems like a staggering investment to us but perhaps it’s not at all surprising considering the metamorphosis in the IT sector.
According to The Nikkei and Reuters, the investments will be for more servers and external memory storage…
Microsoft revealed a bit more about its container system for data centers, giving us some pause about it as a symbol of the cloud itself.
These boxes represent the future of cloud-based infrastructures for both shared and dedicated networks. Microsoft, Amazon, HP and a number of other vendors use these containers to operate cloud networks. They…
Yesterday, Hitachi took the wraps off their Unified Computing Platform by introducing its open data center platform. It is aimed at consolidating the enterprise functions of networking, storage, and compute into an orchestration layer.
Virtualization is still guiding the evolution of the data center, in this case all the way to the physical…
Tomorrow, GroundWork Open Source Inc. and Eucalyptus Systems will be announcing that they have partnered to deliver monitoring and management of applications running in a Eucalyptus private cloud environment.
If your enterprise is running private cloud powered by Eucalyptus, you now can plug your cloud into the GroundWork’s monitoring solution…
Cloudkick is a cloud monitoring start-up that helps system admins manage cloud servers. Today, the company announced it is getting physical, bringing its cloud monitoring capabilities to internally hosted servers and virtual machines.
The company has had a lot of success in helping companies who startup in the cloud and start to achieve scale…
Early this morning, we received an announcement from Amazon the company is launching a pilot for EC2 customers to allow your enterprise organizations to move existing Microsoft Windows Server licenses to Amazon and receive a proper discount for the new EC2 instance.
The offer is open until September and is being called a pilot by the companies…
At the RSA Keynote a few weeks back, Amazon’s Security Lead, Steve Riley participated on a panel with other security leaders of the industry. We were impressed with the openness of all of the participants, and particularly excited with the new concepts coming from at Amazon. Riley used a term that is being used within his part of Amazon, the…
This week’s poll is inspired our friends at CloudAve. Krishnan Subramanian wrote a post today about open-sourcing data center design.
It’s about time, isn’t it? Subramanian best point comes down to what is happening right now in the cloud computing world. The enthusiasm for cloud computing is such that there is no time to waste.
This week we are reporting from RSA, the security conference in San Francisco. We’ve seen hackers, threats, and industry leaders roaming these halls – and among these we found leaders of the identity community, people who are thought leaders focused on creating a safe Internet for all individuals.
This includes folks who in the Identity Commons…
A first peek at Apple’s new data center in Maiden, North Carolina, shows a massive complex that demonstrates the huge commitment Apple may be making to cloud computing.
According to Data Center Knowledge, the $1 billion data center is 500,000 square feet in size, nearly five times the size of Apple’s 100,000 square foot facility in Newark, New…
Cisco is betting heavily on the network as the platform. We took a look at the role of the network in the emerging landscape of cloud computing as part one of analysis of “Will One Company be Dominant in Cloud Computing”. We started with Cisco, since the cloud implies the network to float upon.
Like religion itself, Cisco is a company that…
Today we had the chance to get inside the head of one of the top entrepreneurs in cloud computing – a guy who also just happens to be an investor at one of the Valley’s top firms. Satish Dharmaraj, former founder and CEO of Zimbra, spoke with us about the trends he is looking at in his role at Redpoint Ventures, a Silicon Valley venture firm…
If you’re a software-as-a-service company you are probably thinking about how cloud computing can save you money and time. The same thing is true for departments in the enterprise that wants to spin up a new service for customers.
We had a chance to sit down with BlueLock, one of the leaders in cloud-based infrastructure providers. Their…