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The Miserable State of Canada’s Cloud Computing

A recent event hosted by the Canadian Cloud Council focused upon different methods to expedite the implementation and propagation of Canadian cloud-based products and services. Before going into the details of what was covered in the event, let’s look at the present condition of Internet connectivity in Canada. Considering the middling internet connections, existence of duopolies and bandwidth limits in Can ...

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Ajubeo Cloud Hosting and Infrastructure Provider Achieves the Status of VMware vCloud for its IaaS Services

Ajubeo cloud hosting and infrastructure service provider recently announced its achievement of the status of VMware vCloud Powered in recognition of its provision of first-class cloud hosting infrastructure services. Established in mid-2011 by former executives of CoreSite, Ajubeo is supported by Grey Mountain Partners – a Colorado-based private equity company. Earlier this year, Ajubeo introduced its cloud ...

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Internap Named as a Winner of 2012 Cloud Computing Excellence Award for Agile Hosting Services

Intelligent IT Infrastructure services’ provider Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP) recently publicized that it has been chosen to receive the 2012 Cloud Computing Excellence Award, presented by Cloud Computing Magazine. This award is given to companies in recognition of their efforts to promote cloud computing in the market through their excellence and innovation, delivering enhanced user ...

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Intel: More Federation and Automation Needed for the Cloud

According to Intel, cloud-computing services need to be more federated and allow greater automation to enable enterprise IT users to use them in offering more services at low costs. “At a time when IT budgets are tight and when the IT teams are expected to deliver more for less, they need cloud computing services that are more flexible and responsive,” says Alan Priestley, strategic marketing manager at Int ...

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Premier E-commerce Provider Retail & Sports Systems Picks CWCS Managed Hosting For Cloud Retail Systems

Retail & Sports Systems (R&SS), a Leicestershire-based company providing e-commerce and in-store retail systems to clients, has entered into an agreement with CWCS Managed Hosting for a new system based on cloud computing, which will be hosted at the latter’s data centers in Nottingham. This deal is expected to result in a number of benefits for R&SS customers, along with the assurance of round- ...

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5 Ways Cloud Computing May Already Be a Part of Your Life,Without Your Knowledge

Many of us come across the term ‘cloud computing’ from time to time; for example in IT, business news or articles etc. Yet if asked to define it, most of us would be unable to do so, as we don’t quite grasp the concept of it. Till a few years back, terms like ‘server’, ‘blog’ and ‘hosting’ used to stir confusion among the early and everyday users of web. In the same way, ‘cloud computing’ is still vague for ...

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Effects of Cloud Hosting on Banking

IT consultant Accenture stated this year that “cloud computing will increasingly provide banks with new lower cost operating models thanks to virtualization, greater automation, and the ability to push more activities offshore.” What Does this Imply? In near future, it is expected that majority of the banks’ infrastructure will be handled by managed hosting companies. Owing to its numerous benefits, many ba ...

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DreamHost’s Cloud Storage and Compute Services Become a Reality with Opscode

Opscode®, a leading cloud infrastructure automation company, recently announced that DreamHost – a globally-recognized web and cloud hosting provider – is using Opscode Private Chef™ for automatic configuration and environment management for its latest DreamCompute public cloud and DreamObjects cloud storage service. With Private Chef, Opscode aims to fully automate the object storage infrastructure powered ...

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IBM & Cloud – Danger Peppered with Opportunity

  Cloud computing comes as a boon and a bane for the industry stalwart International Business Machines. The bane aspect of cloud computing reared its head when recently IBM announced their earnings which suffered a shortfall and failed to come up to the expectation of industry analysts. The boon aspect as far as IBM is concerned is in form of providing various businesses the infrastructure needed to sustain ...

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File-Sharing Site Pirate Bay Seizes Opportunity by Moving to the Cloud

Since last year, a number of sites have moved their music to cloud, including Amazon, Google and Apple. These sites have successfully stored their entire music libraries on isolated computers, and The Pirate Bay – one of the leading file-sharing sites – has followed suit. The site was reported as saying on Facebook that it has "gotten rid of the servers" and embraced cloud computing. As stated by file-shari ...

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