Study: Oracle users have big private cloud plans

While many Oracle Corp. customers are interested in running IT services on private clouds, most are still in the early stages of development, a new study from the Independent Oracle Users Group has

Published on: November 29th, 2010 Chris Kanaracus

SAP’s private cloud strategy to run on Vblock

SAP AG unveiled a plank in its strategy for private cloud computing at the Sapphire conference on Wednesday in Orlando, with an announcement regarding its ERP (enterprise resource planning) software running on the Vblock

Published on: May 19th, 2010 Chris Kanaracus

Security, SaaS and the Cloud is about the contract

The term Software as a Service (SaaS) has been around a long time. The term cloud is still relatively new for many. Putting them together has meant a world of hurt for many

Published on: April 7th, 2010 Bill Brenner

Virtualization gets sticky, clouds barely touched

A recent study on the operational aspects of virtualization, conducted by Forrester Consulting and commissioned by CA Inc., finds organizations getting stuck in their virtualization efforts, and that management is the key to

Published on: March 25th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

Fusepoint offers Hyper-V support to private clouds

Fusepoint Managed Services Inc. is broadening its infrastructure services to support private clouds running Microsoft Hyper-V virtualized environments to support those customers that are Microsoft shops. The Toronto-based provider, which runs data centres across Canada, has

Published on: March 17th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

IBM pushes new enterprise cloud strategy

IBM on Monday rolled out a new cloud-computing strategy aimed at large enterprises, formed around the notion of tying cloud services to specific IT tasks. Two initial services announced Monday focus on application

Published on: June 15th, 2009 Chris Kanaracus