Small and Midsize Business (SMB) Cloud Computing http://talkincloud.com/taxonomy/term/7466/more en Red Hat Targets Startups with OpenShift Program http://talkincloud.com/small-and-midsize-business-smb-cloud-computing/103114/red-hat-targets-startups-new-openshift-program <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Red Hat is looking to attract more startup companies to its roster of customers for its cloud offerings. The open source-focused vendor unveiled the Red Hat OpenShift Startup Program this week.</p></div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/small-and-midsize-business-smb-cloud-computing/103114/red-hat-targets-startups-new-openshift-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/small-and-midsize-business-smb-cloud-computing/103114/red-hat-targets-startups-new-openshift-program#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Cloud Computing and Open Source Small and Midsize Business (SMB) Cloud Computing Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:00:00 +0000 36581 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Ashesh Badani, vice president and general manager of OpenShift at Red Hat</p> BCSG Recruits Former HP Cloud Exec Marsden to Head Service Providers Division http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services-providers/102114/bcsg-recruits-tim-marsden-director-service-providers-division <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Cloud services marketplace provider Business Centric Services Group (BCSG) expanded its leadership team by hiring Tim Marsden to head up its Service Providers division.</p></div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services-providers/102114/bcsg-recruits-tim-marsden-director-service-providers-division" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services-providers/102114/bcsg-recruits-tim-marsden-director-service-providers-division#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Cloud Services Providers Small and Midsize Business (SMB) Cloud Computing Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:30:00 +0000 36031 at http://talkincloud.com Promise Technology Launches Private Cloud Storage Offering http://talkincloud.com/cloud-storage/081914/promise-technology-launches-private-cloud-storage-offering <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Storage vendor Promise Technology today unveiled a private cloud file sync and share solution. Dubbed FileCruiser, the new storage-as-a-service option was designed with both enterprise and small and medium business (SMB) customers in mind.</p></div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-storage/081914/promise-technology-launches-private-cloud-storage-offering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-storage/081914/promise-technology-launches-private-cloud-storage-offering#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Cloud Services Cloud Storage Enterprise Cloud Services Private Cloud Small and Midsize Business (SMB) Cloud Computing Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:00:00 +0000 31851 at http://talkincloud.com Digium Launches SMB-Focused Cloud Phone Service http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/013114/digium-launches-smb-focused-cloud-phone-service <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Digium is putting a big push on new customer acquisition. The company, which continues to sell its Switchvox Cloud solutions direct to customers as well as through channel partners, has launched the Digium IP Phone Rental Program for Switchvox Cloud hosted phone service, which is aimed at eliminating all upfront hardware costs.</p></div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/013114/digium-launches-smb-focused-cloud-phone-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/013114/digium-launches-smb-focused-cloud-phone-service#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Cloud Services Cloud Services Providers SaaS (Software as a Service) Small and Midsize Business (SMB) Cloud Computing Fri, 31 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 23351 at http://talkincloud.com Google Apps Simplicity vs. Microsoft Office 365 Switch Plan http://talkincloud.com/cloud-channel-partner-programs/google-apps-simplicity-vs-microsoft-office-365-switch-plan <div class="field-deck"> It's getting easier to move from one Office 365 cloud plan to another. But Google Apps has a far simplier model for partners. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft cloud partners can now more easily switch from one Office 365 plan to another. But the Google Apps partner program remains far more simple and perhaps more flexible on billing.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-channel-partner-programs/google-apps-simplicity-vs-microsoft-office-365-switch-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-channel-partner-programs/google-apps-simplicity-vs-microsoft-office-365-switch-plan#comments Cloud Channel Partner Programs Enterprise Cloud Services Google Apps vs Office 365 Medium Business and Mid market technology software SaaS (Software as a Service) Small and Midsize Business (SMB) Cloud Computing Fri, 03 Jan 2014 04:25:00 +0000 22471 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Google Apps keeps things simple while Microsoft continues to offer multiple Office 365 plans.</p> SoftLayer, Terremark Veterans Join independenceIT DaaS Push http://talkincloud.com/small-and-midsize-business-smb-cloud-computing/softlayer-terremark-veterans-join-independenceit-daas <div class="field-deck"> Former SoftLayer CMO, Terremark CFO see desktop as a service reaching tipping point. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Former SoftLayer and Terremark Chief Marketing Officer Simon West is now an advisor to independenceIT, the desktop as a service (DaaS) upstart. West and former Terremark CFO Jose Segrera think DaaS is reaching its tipping point.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/small-and-midsize-business-smb-cloud-computing/softlayer-terremark-veterans-join-independenceit-daas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/small-and-midsize-business-smb-cloud-computing/softlayer-terremark-veterans-join-independenceit-daas#comments Cloud Channel Partner Programs Cloud Services SaaS (Software as a Service) Small and Midsize Business (SMB) Cloud Computing Tue, 26 Nov 2013 01:15:00 +0000 21191 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Simon West (left) and Jose Segrera (right) are helping to guide independenceIT&#39;s cloud strategy.</p> Terremark Cloud Veteran Invests in independenceIT, DaaS http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/terremark-cloud-veteran-invests-independenceit-daas <div class="field-deck"> Jose Segrera bets big on desktop as a service for VARs, MSPs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">independenceIT, a potential DaaS rival to Amazon WorkSpaces, raises money to engage more VARs and MSPs.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/terremark-cloud-veteran-invests-independenceit-daas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/terremark-cloud-veteran-invests-independenceit-daas#comments Cloud Channel Partner Programs Cloud Services SaaS (Software as a Service) Small and Midsize Business (SMB) Cloud Computing Tue, 19 Nov 2013 21:33:00 +0000 20971 at http://talkincloud.com <p> Jose Segrera has invested in independenceIT and will join the DaaS company&#39;s board.</p> Intermedia Success Proves Strong SMB Cloud Migration http://talkincloud.com/small-and-midsize-business-smb-cloud-computing/intermedia-success-proves-strong-smb-cloud-migration <div class="node-body article-body"><p> It&#39;s not a month of sunrises and customer wins for every cloud provider, but there&#39;s good news out there. And some of that good news shows just how viable the cloud provider model really is.</p></div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/small-and-midsize-business-smb-cloud-computing/intermedia-success-proves-strong-smb-cloud-migration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/small-and-midsize-business-smb-cloud-computing/intermedia-success-proves-strong-smb-cloud-migration#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Cloud Computing Mergers and Acquisitions Small and Midsize Business (SMB) Cloud Computing Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:00:00 +0000 18981 at http://talkincloud.com Webcast: Cloud Backup - 5 Things Disaster Recovery Plans Must Address http://talkincloud.com/cloud-storage/webcast-cloud-backup-5-things-disaster-recovery-plans-must-address <div class="node-body article-body">Cloud-based backup solutions are going mainstream. But as a VAR, MSP or cloud integrator, how can you help your small business customers to develop an effective disaster recovery plan? Register now to attend our Thursday, September 5 webcast.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-storage/webcast-cloud-backup-5-things-disaster-recovery-plans-must-address" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-storage/webcast-cloud-backup-5-things-disaster-recovery-plans-must-address#comments Channel Expert Hour Cloud Channel Partner Programs Cloud Services Providers Cloud Storage Small and Midsize Business (SMB) Cloud Computing Sun, 25 Aug 2013 21:53:00 +0000 18131 at http://talkincloud.com <p> Register now to join us on Thursday, September 5, at 2pm ET/11am PT.</p> VaultLogix Offers 'Cash for Clients' Reseller Incentive Program http://talkincloud.com/cloud-channel-partner-programs/vaultlogix-offers-cash-clients-reseller-incentive-program <div class="node-body article-body"><p> What&#39;s a better incentive than cold, hard cash? That seems to be the thinking behind a new reseller incentive program that VaultLogix has launched. The new &quot;Cash for Clients&quot; program is now underway and will run through to the end of the calendar year, although this is one I could see being extended beyond (but that&#39;s all speculation).</p></div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-channel-partner-programs/vaultlogix-offers-cash-clients-reseller-incentive-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-channel-partner-programs/vaultlogix-offers-cash-clients-reseller-incentive-program#comments Cloud Channel Partner Programs Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Cloud Services Cloud Storage SaaS (Software as a Service) Small and Midsize Business (SMB) Cloud Computing Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:00:00 +0000 17761 at http://talkincloud.com Photo by Nic McPhee. Licensed under Creative Commons.