CaaS

DISA Awards Microsoft Azure Cloud Contract to ViON

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ViON Corporation, a market leader in the design, delivery and maintenance of mission-critical IT infrastructure solutions, announced today it has been awarded a three-year, $1.4 million contract for public cloud acquisition services by the Department of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). The contract will serve the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) development environment by streamlining the transition to the Microsoft Azure Government Cloud and providing Capacity as-a-Service (CaaS).

“Being chosen to support DISA’s move to public cloud underscores the market’s need for a more flexible procurement method and ViON’s ongoing success with the as-a-Service model. We have a long history and expertise implementing on-premise cloud and this extends our portfolio to public as well,” said Tom Frana, CEO of ViON. “Our project management team brings more than 16 years experience facilitating cloud migrations, ensuring a seamless transition for all our customers, regardless of workloads.”

Cloud Computing Advantages to Businesses

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From the ‘buzz’ word in the computing world, cloud computing has matured as a full-fledged business strategy that holds many advantages and applications. Even now a lot of enhancements and innovations are going on to make The services faster, better and safer. This article analyses that applications and advantages of cloud computing from a business point-of-view.

In simplest words, cloud computing is the utilization of internet for computing requirements. In an ideal atmosphere businesses only need devices and connectivity to internet. Data, software, applications, storage, networking, security and everything else will be made available to you by your cloud service provider. Currently there is a range of cloud services are available on pay-as-you-go, rental, prepaid and annual fee basis...

Mirantis launches OpenStack Express - World's First OpenStack Private Cloud-as-a-Service

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Mirantis, the number one pure-play OpenStack company, today announced the general availability of Mirantis OpenStack Express, an on-demand private Cloud-as-a-Service for enterprises. The new web service enables companies to stand up private clouds and make them available to developers and end users in minutes.

“Mirantis OpenStack Express is extremely easy to use, straightforward to setup and the support team at Mirantis has been fantastic,” says Binh Phan, Senior Security Architect at McAfee. “This is a dramatically better way to build and run your private OpenStack cloud.”...

Verizon Takes On Amazon, Rackspace With SMB Cloud Play

Grazed from Wall Street & Technology.  Author: Andrew R. Hickey.

Verizon is aiming cloud computing squarely at the SMB market and has Amazon and Rackspace in its crosshairs with the launch of a new, down-market Computing-as-a-Service (CaaS) offering targeted at companies with 20 to 1,000 users.

CaaS SMB, an on-demand pay-as-you-go cloud offering for small and mid-sized businesses, is a scaled back version of Verizon's standard CaaS offering, said Patrick Sullivan, Verizon director of mid-tier product marketing. The SMB offering operates on Terremark infrastructure, Sullivan said.