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The beta of the new version of ConVirt Enterprise Cloud provides a single tool to manage all current and future virtual and cloud infrastructures, including those based on KVM, Xen, OpenStack, Amazon EC2 and now VMware. ConVirt is used by IT professionals worldwide to manage virtual d...
Citrix today announced that it has increased its existing commitment to open source and become a platinum sponsor of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF), a non-profit, volunteer-run open source foundation. Citrix will join fellow ASF sponsors Facebook, ...
VMware has acquired open source software company WaveMaker, which brings non-programmers into the Spring fold .WaveMaker's technology is built on the Spring programming model of another of its recent acquisitions, SpringSource. It provides a graphical tool that even non-developers coul...
Cloud Expo, Inc. announced on Thursday that Cloud Expo 2011 New York, the 8th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, will take place June 6-9, 2011, at the Javits Center in New York City. The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world’s leading Cloud-...
The OpenNebula Project announced today a major new release of its OpenNebula Toolkit, a fully open source cloud computing tool for managing a data center's virtual infrastructure. The toolkit includes features for integration, management, scalability, security and accounting that many ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the 8th International Cloud Expo will take place June 6-9, 2011, in New York City. The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world's leading Cloud-focused event and is held three times a year, in New York, Silicon Valley and ...
Proofpoint, Inc., the leading provider of SaaS email security, email archiving and data loss prevention solutions, today announced a partnership with Switzerland's leading telecoms provider, Swisscom, to offer Proofpoint's SaaS email archiving solution, Proofpoint ARCHIVE™ as part of S...
OpenNebula has just released a Deltacloud adaptor to build Hybrid Clouds. A Hybrid Cloud is an extension of a Private Cloud to combine local resources with resources from one or several remote Cloud providers. The remote provider could be a commercial Cloud service or a partner private...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Unisys, an innovator in bringing business solutions to global enterprises, has been named “Platinum Sponsor” of SYS-CON’s 6th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 21–22, 2010, at the Hilton Prague Hotel in Prague, Czech Republic. ...
TwinStrata, a provider of cloud storage enablement software, and TriCore Solutions, a provider of enterprise technology solutions, today announced customer validation of cloud storage solutions for Microsoft Exchange 2010 and Oracle RMAN based on TwinStrata CloudArray software. CloudA...
Founded by Isilon founder Paul Mikesell and Sergei Tsarev, who led the Internet Operations Systems Infrastructure team at AOL, San Francisco-based Clustrix emerged from stealth mode today and announced the Clustrix CLX 4010, a highly scalable database solution that addresses the infras...
CloudLinux announced on Wednesday that its CloudLinux is fully compatible with R1Soft, a server backup and data recovery company that provides Continuous Data Protection (CDP) software for Windows and Linux servers. Over 180,000 mission critical Windows, Linux, and Cloud servers use R1...
Don't rule out Linux for the Cloud. For example, it's been reported that Canonical COO Matt Asay recently said, "We're now tracking 12,000 active deployments of UEC and we're adding 200 every single day. These are active installations. These aren't people who downloaded it once and kic...
At the RightScale User Meetup being held at Cloud Expo in the Javits Center in NYC, RightScale has announced that customers and partners can, for the first time, use the RightScale Cloud Management Platform to deploy, monitor and manage cloud servers launched with their own cloud machi...
Abiquo, a leading developer of infrastructure management software for cloud computing environments, today announced its launch as a U.S.-based company with $5.1 million in total new funding. The company has previously been operating in semi-stealth mode from its founding location in Ba...
JackBe enterprise mashup software company, on Thursday announced that its award-winning Presto Enterprise Mashup Platform is now running on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud. ‘Presto Cloud (Community Edition)’ is immediately available at no cost to all members of JackBe’s Mashup Developer C...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Zenoss, a provider of Unlegacy IT enterprise management products for the virtual and cloud-based dynamic datacenter, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on Apri...
OpenNebula, which was was born as a research project in 2005 by Dr. Rubén S. Montero, Dr. Ignacio M. Llorente, is an open and flexible tool that fits into existing data center environments to build any type of Cloud deployment. OpenNebula can be primarily used as a virtualization tool...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Adaptivity, the IT transformation company, has been named "Platinum Plus Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Conventio...
The OpenNebula team has just announced the stable state for the new 1.4 series of the OpenNebula Toolkit. During these months the team has been working on new features that will be quite helpful to manage a Cloud infrastructure. Downloads are available as source code under Apache licen...
OpSource announced three innovative OpSource Cloud partner programs that offer incentives, discounts and easy technology on-ramps for individuals and companies of all sizes looking to enter the lucrative cloud computing space. Available for online purchase by the hour from www.opsource...
Red Hat, in an effort to openly collaborate with partners to drive the future of virtualization, has open sourced its SPICE (Simple Protocol for Independent Computing Environment) hosted virtual desktop protocol. SPICE is a core component of the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for De...
Mozilla has been going toe to toe with Microsoft on the browser front standing solidly behind the European Union‘s stance against the software giant over monopoly abuse for tying the Internet Explorer browser to the Windows operating system. Mozilla, is also rapidly digging a hole in I...
“Open Source technology provides the foundation for many of today's cloud computing deployments, and will be an important driver for the future of the cloud,” said Brian Stevens, CTO and vice president, Engineering at Red Hat. “Open source software by its nature provides a robust and i...
Morph Labs, a leading provider of enterprise cloud computing technology, today announced an introductory trial of the Morph CloudServer, an open, standards-based server IT organizations can use to rapidly model and evaluate their cloud implementations. A miniature "Cloud Environment in...
Greg O'Connor has over 25 years of management and technical experience in the computer industry. Greg was founder and president of Sonic Software, acquired in 2005 by Progress Software (PRGS). There he grew the company from concept to over $40 million in revenue. At Sonic, he evangeliz...
Many in the industry have heard of Hadoop, and in his session at Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, Christophe Bisciglia, Co-Founder of Cloudera, gets a little deeper. Hadoop is based on the same methods Google uses to store and process petabytes of data, but thanks to contributions fr...
Yahoo! is running the largest Hadoop clusters in the world – 25K+ servers, analyzing billions of Web pages, multiple petabytes of storage and billions of records per day. In his session at Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, Eric Baldeschwieler, VP Hadoop Software Development at Yahoo!,...
SYS-CON Events announced that Rhomobile, a provider of the Rhodes open source mobile application development framework for enterprise mobility, was named "Silver Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, which will take place on November 2 - 4, 2009, Sa...
SplendidCRM continues to evolve with the incorporation of the Silverlight 3 Toolkit to replace the previous flash-based and hand-made charts. “We continue to pioneer the use of XAML-only graphics as a means to promote rapid application development”, noted Paul Rony, President and Foun...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Ulitzer was named exclusive "new media" sponsor of the 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, which will take place November 2 - 3 - 4, 2009, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. 4th International Cloud Computing Con...
Open ERP has released its new service offer - Odoo, the On demand ERP solution with minimal costs involved for end user. It is a SaaS (Software As A Service) offer from Open ERP, which provides an access to end user without any investment or any infrastructural cost.
Alagad announced it is collaborating with Adobe Systems to help develop a Cloud-based implementation of the Adobe ColdFusion software. The collaboration will enable customers to rapidly deploy and test ColdFusion 9 without installing or configuring the software on-premise. ColdFusion 9...
Funambol, the leading provider of open source mobile cloud sync and push email for billions of phones, today announced that its new version 8 software is generally available. Funambol v8 makes it easy to keep the data and content on billions of mobile phones in sync with social network...
Security, or lack thereof, can make or break a cloud computing choice. According to the survey, 61 percent of respondents said they are holding off on cloud computing solutions until they can be reasonably sure that there are no significant security risks to their networks as a result....
SYS-CON Events announced today that the leader in high-value technology and business solutions to global enterprises, Unisys, was named "Platinum Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (www.cloudcomputingexpo.com), which will take place on November 2 ...
CA Federation Manager supports standards such as SAML and WS-Federation to help individuals in different organizations securely and easily access the data and applications of another organization, whether they reside in a private, public, internal or hybrid cloud environment. During th...
Host.net, a multinational provider of colocation, network transport and transit services, today announced the addition of cloud computing services through the acquisition of virtualization solutions provider Fairway Consulting Group of Boca Raton, Florida. The expanded services give en...
SOASTA, the leader in cloud testing, today announced a Performance Certification Program designed to enable companies deploying software in the Cloud, at hosted data centers, or behind corporate firewalls to certify that their website has been tested and has met or exceeded industry be...
Is SOA Dead? If so, then watch out, because SOA zombies are getting together to network at ZapThink's ZapForum Boston "Night of the Living SOA Dead" on Thursday, July 23, 2009 at MJ O'Connor's Bar in Boston, Massachusetts. At the event, a few dozen SOA pundits, peers, colleagues, compe...