IBM CIO Pat Toole has been at the center of a couple of mission-critical initiatives designed to bolster the company's competitiveness over the next decade. One of his tasks was to oversee the development and launch of Blue Insight, one of the world's largest private clouds, which 140,000 users can access.
by: Ed Scannell, Executive Editor, SearchCIO.com 10-Dec-2010
The security architect at hosting provider Terremark discusses why his company built compliance right into its enterprise cloud services from the start.
by: Carl Brooks, Senior Technology Writer, SearchCloudComputing.com 08-Dec-2010
HP announced its vision for "Instant-On Enterprise" -- a vision that all organizations will embed technology into every business activity to better address the changing needs of customers.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 04-Nov-2010
Going by an OEM agreement signed between Fujitsu and CA, Fujitsu will sell CA's application performance management solutions in Japan, and offer it with their SOA middleware suites and system management software suites. In return, CA will sell Fujitsu’s business process manager analytics product worldwide.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 17-Sep-2010
Dynamic storage tiering provides a more flexible alternative approach to storage compared to current tiered storage approaches. It is appropriate for applications with aggressive online requirements, such as data warehousing, email, and online archives.
by: Carol Ko 16-Aug-2010
US-based networking solutions provider addresses key questions about managing a cloud data center: How does a cloud computing facility differ from a traditional computing environment? What kind of stress can cloud computing bring to the network? And interestingly, what happens when a business transforms its private cloud to a public cloud?
by: CK Lam, Juniper Networks 04-Aug-2010
Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com met the media in May to share his opinion about the changes int he IT industry, the opportunities presented by the cloud computing platform, and how vendors must work at creating trust with their customers.
Eric Pulier, founder of SOA Software Inc. talked about the inevitable move to the cloud. He said ECBC members like Deutsche Bank and AT&T are engaged in a profound, long-term switch in how IT is delivered within the enterprise.
by: Carl Brooks, Technology Writer, SearchCloudComputing.com 18-Jun-2010
VMware CTO Steve Herrod discusses in an interview the company's new strategic direction, problems with cloud computing, and what happens if cloud computing turns out to be a massive flop.
by: Alex Barrett, News Director, SearchCloudComputing.com 20-May-2010
In this interview, Abiquo's CEO Malcolm talks about the opportunities and challenges facing enterprises and cloud computing vendors. He said enterprises should be as agnostic as possible in choosing how they do cloud, even as they address security and compliance issues.
by: Carl Brooks, Technology Writer, SearchCloudComputing 03-May-2010