IBM is looking to expand its presence in the enterprise, both at home and abroad. Big Blue announced two strategic partnerships last week that could increase its footprint in China and in the big data analytics arena.
At AWS re:Invent this week, Cloud Technology Partners unveiled a new business unit that the company hopes will help ISVs, developers and enterprises to cloud-enable their existing on-premise software....More
IBM is looking to expand its presence in the enterprise, both at home and abroad. Big Blue announced two strategic partnerships last week that could increase its footprint in China and in the big data analytics arena....More
Cloudyn, which specializes in cloud monitoring and optimization tools, has released Cost Allocation 360°, which provides enterprises with "complete management to track and allocate all cloud costs."...More
Amazon Web Services (AWS) may be getting a boost to its enterprise cloud strategy following the hiring of former Dow Jones CIO Stephen Orban, who has taken up the mantle of Amazon's new enterprise strategy chief....More
Telefónica has added disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) to its Virtual Data Center (VDC) enterprise cloud solution. The global telecommunications giant said this solution now can help enterprises protect their applications in disasters and guarantee business continuity....More
One of the biggest things that keeps applications tethered to on-premise systems is their dependency on Microsoft (MSFT) Active Directory for authentication services. As long as there is no equivalent capability in the cloud, most IT organizations are not going to move the bulk of their applications off of existing servers....More
Salesforce.com (CRM) has announced the Salesforce1 Community Cloud, an enterprise collaboration solution that is designed to help companies create online communities to connect with customers, employees and partners....More
The debate over what officially can be considered cloud computing will get a little more fierce today with the announcement of a bare metal server option from the SoftLayer unit of IBM (IBM) that can be paid for by the hour....More
Talkin' Cloud sat down with Rob Moyer, vice president of Cloud Services at Synnex (SNX), for a FastChat video to discuss how channel partners can leverage CLOUDSolv, the technology distributor's tool for selling cloud solutions.