Cloud application provider Iron.io released an upgraded version of its message queuing service, IronMQ Enterprise, the company announced this week. The new offering is targeted at large enterprises and carrier-grade workloads.
Cloud adoption in the UK has grown more than 60 percent since 2010, according to new research by the Cloud Industry Forum. In a report released on Thursday, non-profit organization CIF also found that 78 percent of organizations have formally adopted at least one cloud-based service.
Cloud provider GoGrid announced on Thursday that it has launched its Managed Services Stack, which includes a Managed Backup service, Managed Monitoring service, and a Managed Security service. Read More
According to the fourth annual North Bridge Future of Cloud Computing survey released on Monday in partnership with Gigaom Research, over the next 12-24 months businesses will be focused on implementing a long-term cloud strategy. The question is no longer “why cloud?” but rather how to integrate it into the… Read More
The cloud is a $160 billion market, and yet 80 percent of service providers in North America don’t offer cloud services. Read More
Amazon AWS announced on Friday a new management portal for VMware. The tool allows administrators to import VMs into AWS and perform basic management tasks from VMware vCenter. CTO Chris Wolf at VMware had several points regarding the strategic value of what AWS is offering with the new management portal.… Read More
To meet the specific requirements of industries, software solutions provider SAP has created a dedicated Industry Cloud computing organization to develop prescriptive, industry-based cloud roadmaps for businesses spanning 25 industries. Read More
Managed Service Providers, the sort of companies that years ago may have helped enterprises deploy IT solutions in data centers, might be the right partner in helping facilitate new cloud services across public, private and hybrid clouds. Read More
Kristoffer Sheather started Australian cloud company CloudCentral in 2010 after he noticed there was a lack of local cloud solutions for the Australian government and enterprise markets. As demand for cloud services in these markets continues to grow exponentially, the WHIR spoke with CloudCentral CEO Sheather on Wednesday about its… Read More
The Queensland, Australia government released an addendum Tuesday to the Queensland Government ICT Strategy 2013-17 report as well as the state’s Cloud Computing Implementation Model. The plan follows the announcement of the federal Australian Commission of Audit’s mandatory “cloud first” policy. The state Independent Commission of Audit and Queensland Government… Read More