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Oracle delivers free Amazon Machine Images

Administrator September 22, 2010 0

Oracle has made available a set of free Amazon Machine Images (AMIs), to facilitate deploying Oracle solutions on Amazon EC2. Oracle customers can licence Oracle Database 11g, Oracle Fusion Middleware, and Oracle Enterprise Manager

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Micro On-Demand instances for Amazon EC2

Administrator September 9, 2010 0

Amazon have announced Micro On-Demand instances for Amazon EC2. Pricing starts at $0.02 per hour for Linux and $0.03 per hour for Windows and the instances are available immediately in all regions. Micro On-Demand

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Microsoft Case Study: Windows Azure – Lockheed Martin

Administrator September 4, 2010 0

Lockheed Martin is one of the largest defence contractors in the world, employing some 136,000 people, and also delivers IT solutions for government, healthcare and energy markets. The company uses Windows Azure to move

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Google, Microsoft, IBM and Cisco battle for cloud email business

Administrator August 19, 2010 0

Google and Microsoft are ahead in the race to have the biggest number of customers for cloud email business. Coming out of nowhere in 2007, Google is now a major threat to all the

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RackSpace officially launches Cloud Servers for Windows

Administrator August 11, 2010 0

RackSpace, one of the largest suppliers of cloud servers, has announced the general availability of its Cloud Servers for Windows. The headline pricing for Rackspace Cloud Servers for Windows appears to be competitive with

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RightScale Customers’ Cloud Usage Grows Over 1,000% in One Year

Administrator August 5, 2010 0

RightScale, producers of cloud computing management Software-as-a-Service for managing cloud infrastructure from multiple providers, have announced that they’ve seen their customers’ cloud computing usage grow by over 1,000% for the year to June 2010.

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Security fears still hamper cloud adoption

Administrator August 3, 2010 0

SaaS provider Mimecast reveal the results of a new survey into cloud computing in the US and UK. Read more at ReadWriteWeb

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US cloud vendors ask for streamlined privacy rules in Europe

Administrator August 3, 2010 0

US tech giants, such as Google and Microsoft, are asking various European governments to streamline strict privacy rules regarding storing data in the cloud. Read more at Cloud Ave

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Is everybody ready for the private cloud?

Administrator August 3, 2010 0

A survey finds that many companies aren’t ready for cloud computing. Read more at ReadWriteCloud

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Google Apps for Government

Administrator August 2, 2010 0

Google Apps for Government is a version of Google Apps that has been approved by the U.S. government for use by its agencies cut IT costs & empower employees. Google claims that this is

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