Amazon recently introduced Amazon WorkSpaces, a virtual desktops service in the cloud that competes with VMware, at the AWS re:Invent event last month. The company has now launched an iOS app designed for the iPad to allow customers to use the service on their Apple iPads.
All of us are quite familiar with the terms Platform-As-A-Service (PaaS), Infrastructure-As-A-Service (IaaS), but have you heard if the term Platform-As-Infrastructure (PaS)? When you type in the keywords, ‘Platform-As-Infrastructure’ in Google Search Textbox, one company name that appears in almost every suggested link of the first page of search result points towards Jelastic. On digging deeper I found that only Jelastic has something to do with this new term Platform-As-Infrastructure.
Google has just fired another salvo in the battle for Cloud supremacy. The search major has announced on its blog that its Cloud platform’s key compute engine was now “generally available”, which means that anybody and everybody interested in using this platform can do so now. With this, Google has just upped the ante in the battle for supremacy against rivals like Amazon and Microsoft.
Enterprise data security is high on everybody’s list these days. To help enterprises and Cloud computing service providers achieve tighter data security, Blancco, a global brand in data erasure and computer reuse solutions, has introduced the Blancco vCloud Eraser.
Independent business information provider Visiongain has predicted good growth in Cloud-based VDI, particularly in the Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) submarket, with the business touching US $13.4 billion globally by the end of this year. The market, said the firm, was poised to take off for vendors and solution providers as there was a huge uptake from the enterprise sector by organisations of all sizes. Because of these and associated reasons, the overall Cloud-based VDI market was growing at a rapid pace and would continue to do so over the forecast period 2013-2023.
Cloud computing already making inroads into IT industry, cloud computing is also being embraced by companies. Cloud accounting in simple terms is accounting as a service. With the help of a browser one can manage the accounting requirements of the company. How different is it as compared to legacy accounting systems?
Amazon Web Service (AWS) still dwarfs out all competition in Cloud Computing, shows a survey by market research group Synergy Research Group.
It is a milestone in this IT automation company’s growth path. The Seattle-based Opscode has revealed that the CSC Big Data company Infochimps had automated its Infochimps Cloud for Big Data with the Opscode Enterprise Chef.
CloudMunch, the DevOps management platform provider, announced that it is bringing continuous delivery to the Cloud Foundry ecosystem. CloudMunch now supports Cloud Foundry to enable CloudMunch’s Open DevOps strategy and its potential to confer major productivity gains on IT teams of all sizes.
Enterprise Information Management company OpenText (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), has released two secure messaging services designed to help organisations share information in a secure and integrated Cloud environment.