Taking a Look at Dell's New IaaS Cloud-based Solutions

Grazed from Computer Technology Review.  Author: Kim Borg.

Dell continues to gain serious ground in its drive to move beyond PCs, thanks to its recently unveiled public and hybrid cloud-based computing offering – the first for the industry giant.

Based on VMware’s vCloud platform, which is designed for secure enterprise-grade public, private and hybrid clouds, Dell’s solutions promise scalability, security and automation – all of which, of course, are non-negotiables for discerning cloud customers...

Demystifying cloud computing security

Grazed from Help Net Security.  Author:  Mirko Zorz.

Phil Neray is the VP, Data Security Strategy, InfoSphere Guardium & Optim at IBM. In this interview Phil talks about the complex issues surrounding cloud computing security, offers insight into what companies migrating to the cloud can expect and lines up tips for those who have to consider migrating to a cloud computing solution for mission-critical IT services...

IMS Provides Best-In-Class IaaS Through Partnership with VAZATA

Grazed from MarketWatch.  Author: PR Announcement.

Innovative Management Solutions (IMS) and VAZATA (formerly Horizon Data Center Solutions) are elevating their partnership to provide best-in-class application hosting to Oracle end users.

"This strategic partnership will provide our customers access to the best available Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), in VAZATA's purpose built cloud computing environment," says Jeff Collins, CEO of IMS...

Linux Labs Launches Beta Program for IaaS Cloud Computing Platform

Grazed from MarketWatch.  Author: PR Announcement.

Searchlight Solutions Ltd. (pinksheets:SLLN) today announces its subsidiary, Linux Labs International, Inc., is launching a beta program for IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) style private and hybrid clouds based on their proprietary Indigo file system and Nimbus cloud operating system. The platform provides a single interface that lets users access high performance computing infrastructure resources available in private clouds...

HP Launches Cloud Service Beta

Grazed from PCWorld.  Author: Joab Jackson.

Carving out a space in the growing market for cloud computing, Hewlett-Packard has launched a beta IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) offering, called HP Cloud Services, the company announced Wednesday.

The initial offerings, called HP Cloud Compute and HP Cloud Object Storage, will provide compute and storage resources from HP's own data centers. HP will use the OpenStack set of open-source cloud software tools to provide the foundation for these services. HP joined the OpenStack project in July...

Gregory Freiberg Joins Hexagrid Computing Board

Grazed from PRWeb.  Author: PR Announcement.

Hexagrid Computing, a leading developer of cloud enablement solutions, announces the addition of Gregory W. Freiberg, former Chief Financial Officer of Savvis, to its Board of Directors.

"We are excited to welcome Greg to our Board of Directors and look forward to working closely with him to grow Hexagrid to the next level,” said Suresh Mandava, Chief Executive Officer of Hexagrid Computing. “Greg is well respected both locally and internationally for business leadership in the telecommunications and data center industries. His expertise is a welcomed asset to Hexagrid as we capitalize on current momentum in the international market to create a solid base for continued company expansion."..

Infrastructure as an Enabler Company Hexagrid Readies for ITEXPO West 2011

Grazed from TMCNet.  Author:  Carrie Schmelkin.

For quite some time, cloud companies were miles ahead of the consumer market as technology as a service seemed “too good to be true” and customers were reluctant to adopt cloud technologies, according to Dave Rokita, vice president of technology operations at Hexagrid Computing.

Fast forward a few years later and now consumers have come around and experts are referring to 2011 as the year of the cloud...


nScaled Makes Cloud Computing a Reality for Law Firms

Grazed from MarketWire.  Author: PR Announcement.

nScaled, provider of hybrid cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) for the enterprise, today announced key deployments among its customers in the legal services sector, with customers including: Davis & Gilbert, Davis Wright Tremaine, Fitzpatrick Cella, Harper & Scinto, and Zuber & Taillieu. nScaled is also introducing new storage options for the risk averse legal industry, enabling organizations to address the specific backup, disaster recovery and compliance needs of the legal industry, while also making the implementation process easy and affordable...

Dell Launches OpenStack Cloud Platform Solution

Grazed from Server Watch.  Author: Sean Michael Kerner.

OpenStack is getting a big vote of confidence from Dell.

Big data in real time is no fantasy

Grazed from GigaOM.  Author: Derrick Harris.