CIO talks about Rosetta Stone’s early cloud wins

When Pradeep Mannakkara took the post of CIO at language-learning software company Rosetta Stone Inc. in 2011, among his main goals were to shift its aging infrastructure to cloud-based platforms and introduce mobile

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: November 20th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

6 must-dos before moving apps to the cloud

Once considered a big risk that only few companies dare to take, migrating applications to the cloud has become a very viable alternative to hosting applications in-house.If your organization is seriously considering this

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Microsoft offers cloud monitoring from MetricsHub

Microsoft Corp.’s yesterday announced the addition of an automated performance management tool to its cloud service platform Windows Azure.In its official Azure blog site on Tuesday, the software company said it has acquired

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HotLink expands its multi-hypervisor manager

When it comes to virtualization, IT departments have a tough choice: Standardize on one hypervisor for efficiencies in training, or use multiple hypervisors for different workloads and suffer management and infrastructure complexity.If you

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 22nd, 2013 Howard Solomon

Cloud up your resume

Cloud computing seemingly has no bounds.That’s good news if you’re a service provider and if you’re an IT staffer looking after a cloud application.But researcher Joe McKendrick argues that experience with cloud apps also

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: November 28th, 2012 Howard Solomon

IBM boosts security portfolio

IBM Corp.’s move into security has been long and short: The company has had security products for years, but only set up a security division recently. As if to make up for lost

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: October 29th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Layer 7 announces cloud-based API manager

Vancouver-based Layer 7 Technologies has launched a lightweight, cloud-based version of its API manager.Apify.co is meant for business power-users who may have some expertise publishing APIs to the developer community, yet lack the technological

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: October 12th, 2012 brian bloom

Forrester: Time to rethink DR plans

Disaster recovery plans are a series of steps you take to repair damage and carry on. But a DR plan won’t work when you have no time to rebuild, says a recent report

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How IBM got its own data centres in order

As an enterprise hardware, software and services provider, IBM is naturally keen on giving advice to its clients on how to improve the efficiency of their data centre operations. But on Sept. 17,

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: September 17th, 2012 brian bloom