Monthly Archives: October 2010

Automation – A Critical success factor in the Cloud Strategy

Recently as per an Informationweek article,Rod Johnson ,Founder of the Spring framework project (now a part of VMWare) has said Cloud applications will require more automated services than their predecessor enterprise apps. “Innovation today is tending to be in frameworks, … Continue reading

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Riptano Gets Funded,Apache Cassandra Shines!

Devin Knighton, Marketing Director of Riptano (the company specializing in providing software solutions around ‘Apache Cassandra’,about which I had posted earlier) informed me yesterday about their First round of funding from highly reputed venture investment firms,LightSpeed and Sequoia. Investments of … Continue reading

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Tapping in to the $1.5 Billion Cloud Security Market!

Informationweek  last week reported that Cloud security will grow to become a $1.5 billion market by 2015 and that  cloud security will also account for nearly 5% of IT security technology spending. These predictions come from a new Forrester report, “Security … Continue reading

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View Point :Cloud computing may be more harmful to IT cos than anti-offshoring moves

In my earlier blog post dt Sept 24th, I had posted my view points about the Cloud Services possibly lowering the demand for off-shoring IT services. Last week Economic times carried a news article on what technology strategist John McCarthy  … Continue reading

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SMBs moving to the Cloud? Explore CloudFlare – An Intelligent & Powerful Security Control on the Web!

A recent study published by SandHill indicates  46% of the SMBs are implementing pilots on the Cloud , 34% implementing non-critical apps and 25% implementing mission critical applications speculating a growing interest or movement of SMBs to the cloud. Public Clouds  with … Continue reading

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The Increasing Significance of Hybrid Cloud Computing for Enterprises!

Off late there seems to be a  lot of news  and momentum gathering around the Hybrid Clouds. More than a year ago, the thinking and speculations of the key Industry people (such as Russ Daniels, Hewlett-Packard’s CTO for cloud computing … Continue reading

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Tata Communications debuts InstaCompute Cloud Service in India

Tata Communications debuted its Cloud services in the Indian market ,Thursday,last week as reported by ‘The Hindu’ . InstaCompute , Tata Telecom’s Cloud computing service will provide organizations in India to leverage the flexible pay per use computing model for … Continue reading

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