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New Cloud Security Certificate Now Available.

September 5, 2010
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From Dark Reading. “San Francisco, CA – The Cloud Security Alliance’s Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) is now open for testing at www.cloudsecurityalliance.org/certifyme. The industry’s first user certification program for secure cloud computing, the CCSK is designed to ensure that a broad range of professionals with responsibility related to cloud computing have a...
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Fujitsu Ltd. to Start Cloud Computing Services For Libraries.

September 4, 2010
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From the Mainichi Daily News. “TOKYO (Kyodo) — Fujitsu Ltd. will launch services for libraries next Monday using cloud computing which allows shared access to software via the Internet, company officials said Friday. As the services will enable libraries to manage information on lending books to users without their own computer systems, even small-scale...
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HP Finally Wins 3Par Inc. With a $33 a Share Offer.

September 3, 2010
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By David Sarno (from the Los Angeles Times.) “Computer maker Dell Inc. withdrew Thursday from the three-week bidding war over tiny data storage company 3Par Inc., which quickly accepted the latest offer at $33 a share from Dell rival Hewlett-Packard Co. HP’s final bid, which values the Fremont, Calif., company at $2.4 billion, came Thursday morning....
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Cloudforce 2010: London Will Be the Largest Cloud Computing Event in the UK.

September 2, 2010
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From the Sacramento Bee. “SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 1  – Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing company, today announced Cloudforce 2010: London, the largest cloud computing event in the UK. This industry, customer and developer event is being held on Wednesday, 8th September, 2010 at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre in London. With...
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HP and VMware Join Forces to Improve Cloud Computing.

September 1, 2010
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By Steven E. F. Brown (from San Francisco Business Times.) “Computer and printer maker Hewlett-Packard Co. will work with software company VMware Inc. on products to improve the use of “cloud” computing. Palo Alto neighbors HP (NYSE: HPQ) and VMware (NYSE: VMW) will combine software, services and other technology to make distributed computing faster and more...
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NEC Makes Deal With Neusoft.

August 31, 2010
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By Kathrin Hille (from Financial Times.) “NEC has agreed to set up a joint venture with Neusoft, China’s largest IT outsourcing provider, to offer cloud computing services in the country, the Japanese electronics company’s first move to offer such services outside its home market. The venture reflects high hopes among outsourcing services vendors that...
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Citrix Systems Announces New Additions to Citrix OpenCloud.

August 30, 2010
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From The Sun Herald. “SAN FRANCISCO — Citrix Systems today announced several key additions to its Citrix OpenCloud™ infrastructure platform for cloud providers. The new enhancements raise the bar in cloud interoperability, scalability and self-service – further extending the company’s leadership position as the most widely deployed provider of virtualization and networking solutions for the...
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Cloud Computing to be Major Theme In VMworld.

August 29, 2010
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By Chris Talbot (from Channel Insider.) “IT as a service, cloud computing, and virtualization security will dominate as major themes around this year’s VMworld as vendors, channel partners and customers converge on San Francisco’s Moscone Center for VMware’s big conference starting August 30, 2010. VMware CEO Paul Maritz is expected to expand upon the...
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Dell and HP Continue Bidding War Over 3PAR.

August 28, 2010
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By Cade Metz (from the Register.) “Dell and HP have once again traded bids as they tussle over storage outfit 3PAR. On Friday morning, Dell matched HP’s Thursday bid of $27 a share, and HP promptly re-upped the ante with a $30 a share bid, valuing 3PAR at $2 billion. Meanwhile, shares in the Fremont,...
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Chunghwa Telecom Co. Plans New Cloud Computing Center in Changhua County.

August 27, 2010
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By Lisa Wang (from Taipei Times.) “Chunghwa Telecom Co (中華電信), the nation’s largest telecoms company, yesterday said it was considering raising capital spending this year to fund the construction of a new cloud computing data center. To cope with the construction, the company’s capital spending could exceed its target of 15 percent of its...
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