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Will the Cloud Kill Virtualization?

Will the Cloud Kill Virtualization?

When virtualization technology first came on the market, there was a lot of confusion as to what it was and whether it could really be used for production workloads. In the beginning, it was tough going. Hosted virtualization products, such as Microsoft Virtual Server, didn’t provide the best performance.

Intel Selects Joyent for the Intel Cloud Builders

Intel Selects Joyent for the Intel Cloud Builders

Intel announced today that it has selected Joyent, a leading global provider of cloud computing solutions, to participate in Intel® Cloud Builders, which publishes best practices, hardware blueprints and software architectures on how to deploy cloud infrastructures.

NITROX Processor Unveiled with High Performance Security & Compression for Cloud Computing

NITROX Processor Unveiled with High Performance Security & Compression for Cloud Computing

Single Chip NITROX Family With 16 to 64-Cores Delivers Unmatched Performance With up to 200K SSL Ops/s, 40Gbps Security and 20 Gbps Compression Along With Virtualization and cloud computing While Slashing Power Consumption

First OpenStack Release Produces Open Source Cloud Alternative

First OpenStack Release Produces Open Source Cloud Alternative

OpenStack, an open source cloud computing platform with broad developer and commercial support, today announced the “Austin” code release of OpenStack Compute and Object Storage. Since the project’s inception three months ago, OpenStack has built an active community of contributors, delivered on its code release and feature commitments, attracted new member organizations and received significant interest from enterprises and service providers.

Agriculture Company Cultivates Cloud Strategy with BMC Software and Cisco UCS

Agriculture Company Cultivates Cloud Strategy with BMC Software and Cisco UCS

Just as retailers mark the holidays to clear their store shelves, agriculture companies look to the planting season to support sales and growth. Monsanto Company is also relying on BMC Software (NASDAQ:BMC – News) Business Service Management (BSM) to keep its IT running during critical seed selling seasons while enabling a large-scale virtualization effort and migration to cloud computing.

The Future of Virtualization, Cloud Computing and Green IT

The Future of Virtualization, Cloud Computing and Green IT

The report examines, analyses, and predicts the evolution of Virtualization, Cloud Computing, and Green IT, their current and potential markets, and estimated industry outlays (expenditures) on selected key technologies over the next five years. Virtualization and Cloud Computing are complex Information Technologies, each one consisting of over 30 individual contributing technologies.

New Microsoft cloud service brings together Office, SharePoint, Exchange and Lync

New Microsoft cloud service brings together Office, SharePoint, Exchange and Lync

Microsoft Corp. today announced Microsoft Office 365, the company’s next generation in cloud productivity that brings together Microsoft Office, SharePoint Online, Exchange Online and Lync Online in an always-up-to-date cloud service. Office 365 makes it easier for millions more organizations to get and use Microsoft’s award-winning business productivity solutions via the cloud. With Office 365, people can work together more easily from anywhere on virtually any device, while collaborating with others inside and outside their organization in a simple and highly secure way.

Microsoft launches “cloud” version of Office

Microsoft launches “cloud” version of Office

Microsoft Corp launched a fully online version of its popular Office suite of applications on Tuesday as it looks to extend its customer base and beat back rival Google Inc. The new service, called Office 365, is available as a test from Tuesday in 13 countries, and will be on sale on a subscription basis worldwide next year.