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Frost & Sullivan: Big Data to Drive Smart Buildings Industry Growth

Frost & Sullivan: Big Data to Drive Smart Buildings Industry Growth

Frost & Sullivan believes that big data will help facilitate the development of the smart buildings industry amid the growing trends of urbanization, technology connectivity and convergence and device communications. In the report titled… Read more »

Jeff Barr: AWS Grows GovCloud Virtual Machine Portfolio

Jeff Barr: AWS Grows GovCloud Virtual Machine Portfolio

Amazon Web Services has expanded its instance offerings for an AWS platform designed to help U.S. government customers process sensitive workloads in cloud environment. Jeff Barr, AWS chief evangelist, writes… Read more »

HumanTouch’s James Benson: Agencies Wary of Risk in IT Procurement Timelines

HumanTouch’s James Benson: Agencies Wary of Risk in IT Procurement Timelines

Platform-as-a-service gives federal agencies a tool to support their initiatives on cloud computing and data center consolidation but many have not embraced PaaS due to several reasons, James Benson of HumanTouch says. Benson, a… Read more »

Marius Haas: Dell, VMware Come Together to Deliver Open, Automated Platform

Marius Haas: Dell, VMware Come Together to Deliver Open, Automated Platform

Marius Haas, chief commercial officer and president for enterprise solutions at Dell, said the company has partnered with VMware to deliver a “game-changing” platform for data center network virtualization and… Read more »

IBM Offers Power Systems Linux to Innovation, Client Centers; Doug Balog Comments

IBM Offers Power Systems Linux to Innovation, Client Centers; Doug Balog Comments

IBM innovation and client centers will now have access to Power Systems Linux and software developers will have access to tools for developing new applications for big data and cloud computing with open source… Read more »

MarketsandMarkets: Govt-Focused Cloud Tech Market to Hit $18B in 4 Years

MarketsandMarkets: Govt-Focused Cloud Tech Market to Hit $18B in 4 Years

A MarketsandMarkets report estimates the value of the worldwide government cloud market to be $18.48 billion by 2018, up from $2.87 billion last year. The research firm said Thursday it… Read more »

Level 3 Unveils Herndon Data Center; Paul Savill Comments

Level 3 Unveils Herndon Data Center; Paul Savill Comments

Level 3 Communications has opened a data center in Herndon, Virginia, to deliver cloud computing and managed information technology services to government and other enterprise clients. The Herndon facility is… Read more »

Verizon’s Kevin King: Cloud Investments Focused on Financial, Supply Chain ERP Tools

Verizon’s Kevin King: Cloud Investments Focused on Financial, Supply Chain ERP Tools

Businesses should strategically think through cloud technology options before making an investment, Kevin King, director of corporate communications at Verizon Enterprise, wrote in a Wednesday blog post. King says that… Read more »

VMware’s Bill Rowan: Defense Dept Embraces IT Virtualization

VMware’s Bill Rowan: Defense Dept Embraces IT Virtualization

The U.S. Defense Department has been gradually switching from physical information systems to a software-based virtual infrastructure, VMware executive Bill Rowan writes in a Defense Systems opinion piece. Rowan, vice president of… Read more »

IBM SoftLayer Cloud Powers eLearning Program in Peru; Rodolfo Armellini Comments

IBM SoftLayer Cloud Powers eLearning Program in Peru; Rodolfo Armellini Comments

Peruvian firm Khipu has adopted IBM company SoftLayer’s cloud platform to deploy its distance education program for teachers. The number of facilitators and instructors that use the Moodle e-learning platform has… Read more »

Report: SDN, Cloud Use to Drive Data Center Networking Market Growth

Report: SDN, Cloud Use to Drive Data Center Networking Market Growth

MarketsandMarkets predicts the data center networking market’s value will hit $21.85 billion by 2018 and have a compound annual growth rate of 11.8 percent over the next four years. The… Read more »

MarketsandMarkets: Health Cloud Tech Market to See 20.5% CAGR Through 2017

MarketsandMarkets: Health Cloud Tech Market to See 20.5% CAGR Through 2017

A MarketsandMarkets report on the healthcare cloud computing market forecasts the industry will enjoy a compound annual growth rate of 20.5 percent in the years leading up to 2017. Revenue… Read more »

Charles Onstott: SAIC to Resell AWS’ Govt Cloud Offerings

Charles Onstott: SAIC to Resell AWS’ Govt Cloud Offerings

Science Applications International Corp. has joined Amazon Web Services‘ partner network to deliver integrated cloud computing offerings in the private and public sectors. Charles Onstott, vice president for cyber, cloud… Read more »

Douglas Freimuth: ACS, AT&T, IBM Demo Cloud-to-Cloud Networking Model

Douglas Freimuth: ACS, AT&T, IBM Demo Cloud-to-Cloud Networking Model

IBM has partnered with Applied Communication Sciences and AT&T to develop a technology that aims to reduce the provisioning time for cloud computing systems from days to seconds. The companies… Read more »

Skyhigh Networks, SafeNet Form Data Security Systems Partnership

Skyhigh Networks, SafeNet Form Data Security Systems Partnership

Skyhigh Networks will collaborate with SafeNet to deliver key management tools for corporate customers to secure their data in cloud computing environments. The companies said Monday that they will work to help enterprises balance… Read more »

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