Tag Archives: Cloud

Oracle Buys Nimbula For Enterprise Cloud Initiative

Oracle has acquired Red Hat partner Nimbula as Oracle aims to integrate Nimbula’s enterprise-ready cloud software into its offerings. Details of the deal were not disclosed and the two sides expect to finalize the sale by the end of June, the Triangle Business Journal reported Wednesday. “Nimbula's product is complementary …

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VMware Inviting Users For Public Cloud Beta Testing

VMware is preparing to launch a new public cloud service and inviting its customers to participate in an exclusive private beta testing initiative prior to launch, Search Cloud Computing reports. Beth Pariseau writes the cloud service will be based on VMware’s cloud products such as the vCloud director. Under the …

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Microsoft Buys Cloud Monitoring Firm; Bob Kelly Comments

Microsoft has acquired start-up cloud monitoring company MetricsHub for an undisclosed amount in a move. MetricsHub participated for three months in the Accelerator, Microsoft’s mentorship program through which it invests in 10 cloud-developing startups, CNet reported Monday. Participants then present their products to Microsoft executives and investors. As part of …

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Deloitte To Help Labor Dept's Cloud Transition; Chris May Comments

Deloitte has won approval to host the Labor Department‘s litigation data outside of the department’s firewall as DOL intends to move to a cloud computing environment. The professional services firm obtained the authority-to-operate following a review of its information management security policies and information technology infrastructure under the Federal Information …

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EMC Division, Juniper Partner To Stop Network Attacks; Nawaf Bitar, Art Coviello Comment

EMC Corp.’s security arm RSA and Juniper Networks have agreed to share intelligence aimed at helping clients defend networks from advanced threats and access cloud-based corporate resources via mobile devices. RSA will integrate its Live threat intelligence delivery service into Juniper's Junos Spotlight Secure global attacker intelligence service, RSA said Monday. …

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Ericsson, SAP to Offer Cloud-Based Machine-to-Machine Services; Jim Hagemann Snabe Comments

SAP AG and Ericsson have signed a deal to jointly market cloud-based machine-to-machine services in a move aimed at helping enterprises adopt the M2M platforms. Ericsson will combine its network operator infrastructure, technology, services and solutions with SAP AG's enterprise business solutions to create a joint M2M infrastructure under the partnership, …

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VMware, Ospero Team For New Cloud Foundry Platform; Jason Currill Comments

VMware, Ospero Ltd. and CloudCredo are partnering to launch a virtual datacenter designed to help European Union-based customers comply with data sovereignty laws. The Cloud Foundry-based platform-as-a-service system runs on Ospero.vGrid via VMware’s vCloud Director to manage datacenter services setup for storage, networking and security, Ospero said Monday. Ospero says …

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