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Cloud Computing Predicted to Increase Server Revenues.

August 6, 2010
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By Jason Morton (from Rackspace Hosting.) “As cloud computing has become a force to be reckoned with in the tech sector in recent years, many detractors alleged that the burgeoning technology would in fact decimate the revenues of server and hardware sales. However, according to the latest figures and projections from IDC, the opposite...
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Could Cloud Computing Work As an Equalizer in the World of Business?

August 5, 2010
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Could Cloud Computing Work As an Equalizer in the World of Business?

by Mark Vaughn (from SearchServerVisualization.com) “New technology terms and marketing lingo are always popping up, and the cloud computing market is one of the biggest offenders. The onslaught of such terms as IT as a Service, Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service and Software as a Service has led to a rush on buzzword bingo cards....
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Amazon’s Cloud Predicted to Earn Half a Billion Dollars.

August 4, 2010
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By Alistair Fairweather (from the Mail and Guardian Online.) “Half a billion dollars. That’s what online retailer Amazon.com will earn from its cloud computing services this year — if you believe UBS Investment Research’s latest report. Not bad for a service that essentially rents out spare computing capacity. Even more startling are the profit and...
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ServiceSource Creates Seventy New Cloud Computing Jobs in Ireland.

August 3, 2010
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By Laura Slattery (from IrishTimes.Com.) “Seventy jobs have been created in Ireland’s burgeoning “cloud computing” sector following an announcement by Service Source that it is to expand its operation at Sandyford in Dublin. Service Sources, which provides cloud computing services to the high-tech, healthcare and life science sectors, is to immediately begin recruiting for...
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Google’s Cloud-Based E-Mail Earns Federal Certification.

August 1, 2010
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By Steven Overly (The Washington Post.) “Google wants the federal government to use its e-mail. The company earned federal certification last week for its cloud-based e-mail, calendar and other collaboration applications after the General Services Administration determined they met moderate-level federal security requirements. It’s the first cloud-based suite to earn such accreditation and serves...
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Microsoft’s Cloud Grows Even Larger.

July 31, 2010
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By Carl Bagh (from International Business Times.) “Microsoft hooked in three biggies Dow Chemical, Hyatt Hotels and the University of Georgia among its growing list of corporates that have embraced its cloud computing solutions. The announcement came at the recently concluded annual Financial Analyst Meeting. Microsoft reported that Hyatt bought its Business Productivity Online Suite...
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Poland To Create Its First Cloud Computing Center.

July 30, 2010
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By Stephen Withers (from ITWire.) “An agreement between IBM and Poland’s Wroclaw University of Technology will see the creation of the country’s first university cloud computing centre. The deal is part of IBM’s global multipurpose cloud computing centre initiative, which is open to all institutes of higher learning. The objective is to support the...
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Tech Companies Lead the Move to Cloud Computing.

July 29, 2010
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By Nathan Eddy (from eWeek.) “During the first half of 2010, 14 percent of small to medium-size businesses (SMBs) reported using cloud computing services and another 10 percent reported plans to deploy cloud-based services, according to a new study conducted by social IT management application provider Spiceworks. The findings were uncovered in a global survey...
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DreamWorks Will Use Cloud Computing to Render Hit Film “How To Train Your Dragon”.

July 28, 2010
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By Chris Mellor (from Channel Register.) “DreamWorks SKG has signed a multi-year deal with Cerelink for cloud computing access. Instead of rendering movies like How To Train Your Dragon on thousands of its own computer cores, DreamWorks will use elastic compute resources housed in Cerelink’s supercomputing-class facility at the New Mexico Applications Centre (NMCAC). “Elastic”...
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Royal Mail Takes to the Clouds.

July 27, 2010
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By Karl Flinders (from Computer Weekly). “Royal Mail has signed a six-year deal with Capgemini to introduce cloud computing technology to its IT infrastructure and enable it to cut costs through a pay-as-you-go IT model and make it easier to introduce new online services. Through Capgemini’s Infostructure Transformation Services (ITS) the Post Office will have...
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