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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 »

Verizon-Backed Research Finds Cloud Tech Helps Boost Enterprise Agility

Verizon-Backed Research Finds Cloud Tech Helps Boost Enterprise Agility

A new Harvard Business Review report found that many companies have increased their business agility by using cloud computing technology, Verizon‘s Kevin King wrote in a Friday blog post. One-third… Read more »

Unisys Partners with IBM, Deloitte to Centralize Pennsylvania’s Data Centers

Unisys Partners with IBM, Deloitte to Centralize Pennsylvania’s Data Centers

Unisys will collaborate with IBM and Deloitte Consulting to consolidate seven data centers of Pennsylvania into a hybrid cloud platform under a seven-year, $681 million contract, eWeek reported Thursday. Jeffrey… Read more »

John Kelly: IBM Invests $3B in R&D Big Data, Cloud System Microchips

John Kelly: IBM Invests $3B in R&D Big Data, Cloud System Microchips

IBM has unveiled a five-year, $3 billion investment to develop nanoscale chip technology as the company aims to improve the performance of cloud computing and big data systems. A team of IBM… Read more »

Red Hat Receives Cloud Mgmt Certification for Enterprise OpenStack Platform

Red Hat Receives Cloud Mgmt Certification for Enterprise OpenStack Platform

Red Hat has announced a new cloud management certification for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack platform, within commerical ecosystem of the Red Hat OpenStack Cloud Infrastructure Partner Network. The certification offers… Read more »

Chris LaPoint on Info Security and Automation in Government IT

Chris LaPoint on Info Security and Automation in Government IT

Information security may be one of the key areas in government information technology that needs automation through continuous monitoring, Chris LaPoint, SolarWinds vice president of product management, said Monday. He… Read more »

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