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How The Feds Drive Cloud Innovation -- InformationWeek

How The Feds Drive Cloud Innovation -- InformationWeek | Cloud Computing Management | Scoop.it
NASA, the Department of Defense, and other federal agencies are shifting toward more strategic and complex cloud applications, as they try to drive down costs amid flat IT budgets.
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The Cloud Will Set You Free | Wired.com

The Cloud Will Set You Free | Wired.com | Cloud Computing Management | Scoop.it
Very soon we will have over 15 billion connected devices and 3 billion Internet users. Without the cloud, our society would come to a grinding halt, writes Eucalyptus Systems' Marten Mickos.
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After Amazon Outage, Rivals Seek to Capitalize » Data Center Knowledge

After Amazon Outage, Rivals Seek to Capitalize » Data Center Knowledge | Cloud Computing Management | Scoop.it
Will Monday's downtime for some customers of Amazon Web Services have a lasting impact for AWS?

 

Public cloud IS suitable for mission critical- if apps are portable, backups are available, and you're DR-ready.

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Gartner: 10 Critical Tech Trends For The Next Five Years - Forbes

Gartner: 10 Critical Tech Trends For The Next Five Years - Forbes | Cloud Computing Management | Scoop.it
At a Gartner Symposium IT Expo session this morning, analyst David Cappuccio laid out 10 "critical"  trends and technologies impacting IT for the next five years.

 

Watch for the evolution of hybrid cloud.

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Why Amazon customers might think twice about going east

Why Amazon customers might think twice about going east | Cloud Computing Management | Scoop.it
Why is it that Heroku, Foursquare, Pinterest, Reddit, Instagram et al are still so heavily dependent on Amazon's aging and problematic US-East region? Very good question. Here are some potential answers.
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How Sega used hybrid cloud to beat the holiday spike

How Sega used hybrid cloud to beat the holiday spike | Cloud Computing Management | Scoop.it
A combination of private and public cloud helped Sega hasten its games-testing process as well as bring agility, security and scalability to its IT...
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CloudStack strikes back in the battle of open-source clouds

CloudStack strikes back in the battle of open-source clouds | Cloud Computing Management | Scoop.it

Does cloud security really matter? It depends on the use case. RightScale is glad to support OpenStack, CloudStack, Eucalyptus, AWS, and numerous open source projects. 

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Rise of the cloud spells gloom for enterprise IT vendors | ZDNet

Rise of the cloud spells gloom for enterprise IT vendors | ZDNet | Cloud Computing Management | Scoop.it

Amazon CTO Werner Vogels says: Companies will be buying less and less hardware all the time. But the Public vs. Private cloud choice really depends on your application and workload.

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Understanding Cloud APIs, and Why They Matter

Understanding Cloud APIs, and Why They Matter | Cloud Computing Management | Scoop.it
The ability to enhance the cloud experience and have cross-cloud compatibility has helped form the Cloud API environment. Now, administrators can integrate applications and other workloads into the cloud using these APIs.

 

Issues of cloud portability and interoperability are being addressed at high levels of the stack with RightScale.

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5 ways cloud computing will transform healthcare

5 ways cloud computing will transform healthcare | Cloud Computing Management | Scoop.it

Five of the major ways the cloud will transform healthcare.

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Will the cloud be the end of the IT department?

Will the cloud be the end of the IT department? | Cloud Computing Management | Scoop.it

The debate rages on: Will the cloud be the end of the IT department?

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Private Cloud is an Entirely Different Animal

Private Cloud is an Entirely Different Animal | Cloud Computing Management | Scoop.it
Summary: Too many organizations think that virtualizing their data centers leads to private cloud, says a Forrester analyst. But private cloud is an entirely different animal.
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Open vs. Closed: The Cloud Wars

Open vs. Closed: The Cloud Wars | Cloud Computing Management | Scoop.it
Corporations are moving to cloud computing a lot faster than expected, and the big incumbent players are moving fast too.

 

When it comes to IaaS cloud, a sole vendor or “a single throat to choke,” isn't a good thing. Keep your cloud portable by using a cloud management solution.

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Don't just blame the cloud for the Amazon Web Services outage

Don't just blame the cloud for the Amazon Web Services outage | Cloud Computing Management | Scoop.it
No technology or vendor is perfect, but the promise of the cloud is too great to abandon...

 

Build resilient architectures and distribute your application! 

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Amazon Sells Customers On Long-Term Use

Amazon Sells Customers On Long-Term Use | Cloud Computing Management | Scoop.it
As more Amazon customers sign up for routine use of cloud services, Cloudyn introduces a calculator to help choose cost-efficient mix of long-term and on-demand servers.
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As Mobile Grows, So Does Cloud Computing

As Mobile Grows, So Does Cloud Computing | Cloud Computing Management | Scoop.it
As PC sales decline and smartphone and tablet sales climb, the world of computing is poised for a dramatic shift. While mobile users do, in fact, 'compute' with their devices, application data and functionality actually reside in the cloud.
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Strategies for Improving Cloud Reliability Wired.com

Strategies for Improving Cloud Reliability  Wired.com | Cloud Computing Management | Scoop.it

As cloud computing gains momentum, a power loss taking the cloud out of service has a detrimental effect on an increasing number of users and applications

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Rackspace intros Cloud Block Storage for I/O-heavy apps

Rackspace intros Cloud Block Storage for I/O-heavy apps | Cloud Computing Management | Scoop.it
Summary: Rackspace intros Cloud Block Storage powered by OpenStack with a solid state drive-based option for better performance rates.
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Cost savings, efficiencies lead IT pros to cloud computing

Cost savings, efficiencies lead IT pros to cloud computing | Cloud Computing Management | Scoop.it

Of respondents using hybrid cloud, 63% expect cost savings to be biggest advantage. Don't forget business agility. 

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Cloud management platforms key for cloud security

Cloud management platforms are key for cloud security. A new breed of tools -- cloud management platforms and services -- eases the complexity of managing cloud infrastructures, including security.

 

The power of cloud is automation. The key to cloud security is also automation. For this, cloud management is key.

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5 Cloud Business Benefits | Wired.com

5 Cloud Business Benefits | Wired.com | Cloud Computing Management | Scoop.it

5 Cloud Computing Business Benefits (Includes business agility and more...)

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Security and Automation in the Cloud

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Security and Automation in the Cloud: Focus on your product & automate your deployments.

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Eucalyptus CEO brings the cloud down to earth

Eucalyptus CEO brings the cloud down to earth | Cloud Computing Management | Scoop.it
Marten Mickos explains Eucalyptus' partnership with Amazon, what he thinks of OpenStack, and what customers are doing with the Eucalyptus private cloud platform...
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Inside One Amazon Cloud Customer's Zone Defense

Inside One Amazon Cloud Customer's Zone Defense | Cloud Computing Management | Scoop.it
How does Okta ensure its service stays up and running on Amazon EC2? It takes an extreme view of Amazon's advice and replicates data in five availability zones.
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So Far, So Good: Fortune 500 CIOs Seem Happy With Cloud Computing - Forbes

So Far, So Good: Fortune 500 CIOs Seem Happy With Cloud Computing - Forbes | Cloud Computing Management | Scoop.it
Many organizations are still in the early stages of their cloud computing journeys, and the reports are: so far, so good.
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