Cloud services are all the rage now and becoming increasingly so, but how do you actually measure performance? Daryl Cornelius, Director Enterprise EMEA, Spirent Communications, asks: How do you know until you test it? What are the complexities of measuring virtual systems?
A new study suggests that as the majority of Australian organisations already use or are actively planning to use cloud computing, there will be a development to hybrid clouds in the future.
NetSuite has announced the opening of a new office in Melbourne to provide sales, support and services to meet the growing demand for NetSuite's cloud solutions.
EMC has announced the RSA Cloud Trust Authority, a set of cloud-based services aimed at creating stronger relationships between organisations and cloud service providers.
Ovum tracks cloud computing and has made predictions of take up for 2011 in its latest report.
The industry shift to mobile apps, to a social data model and to an event-driven, push model all require a new kind of cloud database to support the next generation of enterprise apps. The Database.com enterprise database, built for the cloud, will free developers to spend their time building applications instead of managing and maintaining database management systems and hardware.
With the trend towards hosting IT applications in the ‘cloud’, Interactive has introduced two system options. Its ‘virtual’ and ‘dedicated’ cloud servers with enterprise-level technical specifications and redundancy use the latest equipment in a high-availability N+1 data centre environment. The company provides a 100% communications availability guarantee by using multiple communications providers, each with fully redundant diverse paths and exchanges. The services are provided with a comprehensive penalty agreement.
A Microsoft study finds cloud computing saves energy for users.
NetSuite has attracted a large number of new clients to its ERP cloud service from SAGE.
Cloud is not a product. There is confusion in the market about what cloud is, due to the fact every other day a vendor will announce their “latest cloud solution” which equates to little more than a hardware and software bundle - this is not cloud. Cloud is also not managed service, software as a service or a fancy lease.
Australian businesses demonstrate confidence in cloud computing - a survey shows the technology is seen in Australia as a strategic business investment, often driven by CEOs.
The Optus Cloud Solutions suite of enterprise cloud computing services provides businesses with a scalable and flexible approach to manage their IT resources without the need to maintain their own infrastructure.
The Optus Cloud Solutions suite of enterprise cloud computing services provide businesses with a scalable and flexible approach to manage their IT resources without the need to maintain their own infrastructure.
VMWare has announced products and services including vCloud Director, vShield, vCloud Datacenter and Consulting Services for cloud infrastructure and management; vFabric cloud application platform; and View desktop management.
Integrated, end-to-end infrastructure solution from HP and VMware to deliver faster time to cloud computing by year end.