The recent announcement by Informatica that it is rolling out its latest offering which is Cloud Spring 2014 has been met with enthusiasm by the industry and has been cheered by analysts who see in this move the arrival of the next generation of cloud offerings.
User authentication measures are becoming increasingly vital with the increase in instances of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), use of Cloud-based services and network-based application deployment. For this very purpose, India’s Tata Communications has entered into a partnership with SafeNet, Inc., a leader in data protection, to provide Cloud-based multi-factor authentication as a managed service.
Red Hat today announced the availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) GovCloud in the US region. AWS GovCloud (US) allows US government agencies and customers to transfer their sensitive workload to the cloud by taking care of the legalities involved with the compliance requirements.
Atlassian has been doing great deal to simplify developers work from years now and here are two more initiatives that have been announced last week this developer friendly app creator.
Many enterprises need to work to keep travel and expenses under control even as they offer their travelling employees flexibility and ease of reporting the expenses. The SAP Cloud for Travel offers a set of enhanced features that make it easier for travelers to use, offering them choice and flexibility while enabling the corporate to keep the travel and expenses under control.
The recent announcement by the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, VMware of the availability of its hybrid cloud service in Europe has been welcomed by the industry and trade experts who believe that not only does this allow the European companies to access cloud services from this market leader but also would enable greater product mix among the cloud offerings.
Most enterprises today are trying to move many applications to the cloud. However, they face multiple constraints in this goal. They might already have on premises IT infrastructure that they do not want to waste, regulatory and compliance issues that prevent them from moving certain data and applications to the cloud, and their corporate goal of a more sustainable enterprise by 2020.
Many enterprises are increasingly making a lot of sensitive data available on the cloud for easier access. However, this brings with it the risk of data loss, external threats and surveillance, and the need to ensure internal and external regulatory compliance. With most enterprises using multiple cloud-based applications, this can become critical.
A plethora of SaaS applications have rooted up in last five years to a decade simplifying the life of small and large businesses alike. However connecting the integration points over cloud is a market that has not triggered of until recently and is gaining importance. One such start-up that has launched itself is "Azuqua", a service that allows integrating business processes from multiple SaaS applications.
Mirantis OpenStack 4.0 (Havana) deployed on IBM SoftLayer, shows scale-out enterprise private cloud is all a day’s work for OpenStack. Using 350 physical servers on an IBM SoftLayer bare-metal multi-datacenter cloud, Mirantis OpenStack stood up 75,000 virtual servers provisioned in parallel streams levels ranging from 100 at a time to 500 at a time.