Cloud computing is starting to hit the mainstream in the enterprise as cloud resources are becoming a critical part of enterprise infrastructure, increasingly supporting mission-critical applications.
IBM officially confirmed Monday that it has completed the acquisition of Dallas-based cloud infrastructure provider SoftLayer. The software giant announced its plans to buy SoftLayer in June, but did not reveal financial terms of the deal. IBM reportedly paid almost $2 billion to add SoftLayer to its new cloud services division.
Despite the claims that most companies have migrated, or are in the process of migrating, to cloud-based email or cloud office systems, recent study by Gartner recorded surprisingly low levels of adoption.
In the past couple of years, the use of cloud services among organizations has expanded, and many of them often use multiple cloud services from different providers. Getting those services to work together and with maximum effectiveness is becoming increasingly difficult.
Companies and organizations are increasingly turning to the cloud as a strategy for business growth, according to The New Era of Hosted Services, a Microsoft-commissioned study conducted by 451 Research LLC. As they look ahead to the next two years, …
Cloud computing is showing signs of maturity which is why many organizations are shifting their complete IT operation to the cloud to run apps, store data and get a reliable backup solution.
Mr. Yukio Ito, SVP of Service Infrastructure at NTT, will speak at this year’s Open Networking Summit about the company’s involvement with SDN. According to NTT Com, at the ONS 2013 the company will offer speaker series on OpenFlow and carrier networks, Enterprise Cloud and SDN, as well as a hands on developer session.
Cloud adoption demands the right culture and mindset in the organization and it is very important to evaluate your current position before you make the jump of faith.
Nebula One is based on OpenStack and it combines hardware and software appliances for a unified storage, compute, and networked services system. With their new product, Nebula wants to bring cloud behind the companies’ firewall to enable secure, cost-effective, and simple deployment of massive private cloud infrastructures.
With the redundant nature of cloud storage, hardware failures are highly unlikely. Data centers are usually geographically dispersed with automatic fail-safes in place to ensure both availability and server integrity. Certainly, those are advantages that the average firm can’t duplicate on their own.
According to a new forecast from IDC, worldwide spending on hosted private cloud (HPC) services will be more than $24 billion in 2016.
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