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As you navigate the cloud, security may be one of your primary concerns. Are you wondering: What are the security threats I should be concerned about? How do I eliminate or minimize the threats? How do I secure my data outside of my firewall? What is the best way to manage my data in...
CentriLogic, a provider of cloud computing, managed hosting, and data center solutions, has announced that Cookie Jar Entertainment, one of the world's leading creators, producers and marketers of animated and live-action programming, is the first customer to "go live" on its newly lau...
Technology initiatives have helped fuel the region’s thriving business environment while building up a tech-savvy community. The City of Lafayette developed the nation’s largest and most robust municipally-owned fiber optic broadband infrastructure delivering 100 Megabit per second (Mb...
Cloud and virtualization are the Power Couple of enterprise computing: the cloud offers potentially unlimited scalability (both up and down) while the virtualization of resources ensures that system management issues are hidden from the end-user. It is a marriage made in heaven. As ent...
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. ...
Cloud Expo 2010 New York, Prague, and Silicon Valley "Gold Sponsor" CSC has named Siki Giunta vice president of cloud computing and software services, with global responsibility for implementing CSC's cloud computing strategy and continuing to advance the company's leadership position...
Enomaly Inc., a global leader in the Cloud IaaS market, and Geminare Incorporated, the market leader in Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS) enablement, are pleased to announce a strategic partnership to further enhance their offerings in the Cloud services market. The joint Enomaly and Gemina...
"Being a corporate partner of the Plug and Play Tech Center affords EMC's scientific, technological, and business minds a unique way of discovering the industry's hottest innovations," said James Moore, Director of EMC Research West. "By collaborating with startups hosted at the center...
IntraLinks, a provider of critical information exchange solutions, on Thursday announced that the Cloud Security Alliance, a not-for-profit organization that promotes best practices and education around the security of cloud computing, has asked IntraLinks to join its SME (Subject Matt...
At next week’s International Cloud Conference & Expo, Surgient executives Brian Wilson and Dave Malcolm will lead three conference sessions showcasing the benefits and opportunities private clouds can deliver. The presentations, which will cover best practices Surgient has developed an...
SOASTA, the leader in cloud testing, on Tuesday announced it has extended its industry leading performance testing solution CloudTest with the release of CloudTest Analytics, the first real time Business Intelligence engine purpose-built for Performance Management. This new analytic e...
SpringSource, a division of VMware and the leader in Java application infrastructure and management, today announced the acquisition by VMware of Rabbit Technologies, Ltd., an open source software company based in the United Kingdom. SpringSource will add the RabbitMQ open messaging s...
Symplified, the Cloud security company, today announced that it has been named an OnDemand Top 100 private company for 2010 by AlwaysOn. The inaugural OnDemand Top 100 list recognizes companies that have developed game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt ex...
Cloud storage service provider Zetta today announced that its technology executives will be speaking at two upcoming industry events. Jeff Whitehead, the company’s CTO, will present a session on “Building and Managing a Multi-Petabyte Storage Sys...
Abiquo, a leading developer of Cloud infrastructure management software, today announced that it is a Platinum Plus sponsor of the 5th International Cloud Computing Expo, April 19-21 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. CEO Pete Malcolm also will deliver the conference key...
No one can properly understand anything related to enterprise-level Cloud Computing without having first gained a deep understanding of the capabilities of different Cloud players. Cloud Expo's pioneering Cloud Computing Bootcamp is designed with that in mind. It is a one-day, fully im...
Business Intelligence has focused on providing the actionable information needed to support decision makers in improving business operations. Until now, performance testing tools have delivered plenty of data, but very little decision support. Performance Intelligence enables test engi...
Discussing the core challenges that face every organization, such as SSO, Access Controls, Identity Provisioning, and Federation, we’ll take a deeper look into the components of a comprehensive IAM system. Specifically addressing the extension of IAM to the Cloud and identity integrati...
Microsoft delivers enterprise and consumer cloud services from a global infrastructure that must keep customer data secure and maintain privacy and availability. Learn how Microsoft has built on the same security principles used to manage risks to Microsoft software development and ope...
Red Hat first announced plans to deliver Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization in February 2009 to help address customer concerns about virtualization, such as performance, scalability and security. In November 2009, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Servers was released, providing cus...
Data security is the leading factor hindering SaaS adoption by enterprises. This session describes a unique method of protecting sensitive enterprise data in SaaS environments, eliminating SaaS-related data security and regulatory concerns. Without SaaS application modification, and wi...
TriCipher, a leading provider of Internet identity services, announced on Monday that the company is seeing significant traction with Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) technology providers in 2010. Within the last 3 months, TriCipher has signed nearly a dozen new SaaS technology innovators ...
CA will work with other alliance members including technology vendors, customers and cloud providers to sort through the security issues, educate would-be cloud adopters and address the real issues, said Matthew Gardiner, director of CA’s security and compliance business unit. “It’s no...
Viruses and Trojan horses continue to manipulate or delete data, compromising individual computers and entire networks, despite the best efforts of security tools and professionals. As security measures evolve, so too does the sophisticated malware used by cyber-criminals around the wo...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Unisys, an innovator in bringing business solutions to global enterprises, has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Conventio...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Lighthouse Security Group, a premier provider of Cloud-based Identity and Access Management (IAM) services, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, ...
Many people believe you can take traditional identity and security practices, throw them in a cloud environment, and expect everything to work just fine. Not so! Businesses taking advantage of cloud computing should utilize cloud security approaches that support sharing of roles, polic...
Qualys, Inc., the leading provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance management solutions, announced it will host a webinar titled, “Cloud Computing: A Positive Disruption for IT Security,” on Thursday, January 7 at 1:00 p.m. PST/4:00 p.m. EST. Philippe Courtot, chairman and...
Over the last six months, malware writers have continued their efforts to infect computer users in order to receive direct financial gain and/or to seize control over their machines.Trojan.Clicker.CM holds as the number one e-threat for the second half of the year. It's used to force a...
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...
As part of its overall strategy to help customers and partners build public and private clouds that are open and interoperable, Sun Microsystems on Thursdsay unveiled innovative open source cloud security capabilities and announced support for the latest Security Guidance from the Clou...
Iron Mountain announced on THursday that it has joined the Cloud Security Alliance to help promote and establish security best practices for enterprise-level cloud solutions and services. As a corporate member, Iron Mountain will offer its expertise in enterprise Storage-as-a-Service a...
It can be difficult for any organization to fully understand how cloud-based applications and services will work within their particular environment. Vendors riding the hype declare every solution to be suitable for cloud technology, and industry pundits run the gamut from declaring it...
SOASTA, the leader in cloud testing, today announced the successful close of $10 million in Series C funding as it prepares its global expansion. The round was led by UV Partners, and included participation from all existing investors Canaan Partners, Formative Ventures and The Entrepr...
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...
Hosting.com announced that clients can upload their own VMware virtual machines or VMDK (Virtual Machine Disk Format) files to Hosting.com's Cloud Enterprise and Cloud Dedicated solutions. Hosting.com released this functionality in a limited beta in November and is one of the first clo...
Network operators need to revamp their data center resources to make a serious run at delivering cloud computing and XaaS to corporate customers, but finding the right technology partner for that makeover will be a big challenge, according to the latest report fromLight Reading Insider...
TM Forum announced the formation of an ecosystem of major industry players in the emerging cloud services sector. The centerpiece of this effort is the creation of the Enterprise Cloud Buyers Council (ECBC) whose goal is to understand the needs of the largest global cloud buyers and en...
Dorado Corporation, a leading North American provider of on-demand consumer lending automation solutions, has released its predictions for major trends and developments likely to shape residential mortgage lending and mortgage technology in 2010. They are: Software-as-a-service (SaaS) ...
IBM announced the launch of the 'IBM Business Park,' a green data center integrated within Korea's existing Kyobo Data Center in Songdo International City, Incheon. The addition of IBM Business Park is part of the Korean government's goal to build Incheon into an international economi...