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VMware Official Fires Back at Open Source Cloud Vendors

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After all the talk of open source clouds news from the past few weeks, VMware officials have finally responded....
VMware Official Fires Back at Open Source Cloud Vendors

Cloudscaling Opens Google Compute Engine APIs To OpenStack, Provides Alternative To Amazon Web Services

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Cloudscaling has opened up the Google Compute Engine (GCE) APIs to OpenStack, allowing customers that use the open, federated cloud to access Google’s vast infrastructure. Cloudscaling, a San Francisco startup, is one of the pioneers in building open, distributed clouds that  in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) style. The company...
Cloudscaling Opens Google Compute Engine APIs To OpenStack, Provides Alternative To Amazon Web Services
AppFog lets you pick your cloud, (almost) any cloud
The clouds are alive as microbes fly unfriendly skies

Top 10 Windows 8 Features No. 8: Storage Spaces

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Your typical hard disk drive today measures its capacity in the half-terabytes.  If you’ve got a 250 GB drive – or maybe a half-dozen of them – you may think they're not good for much anymore. But what if you could use them to build a private cloud just like...
Top 10 Windows 8 Features No. 8: Storage Spaces

30 Sunrises Over Seattle: A beautiful look at our city

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This is pretty awesome. The one-man graphics company Digital.Meals created a video of 30 sunrises in Seattle over 30 days, picking iconic locations such as Gas Works and Kerry parks, as well as more ordinary streetscapes. I’ve watched the video a few times now, and I’m reminded each time...
30 Sunrises Over Seattle: A beautiful look at our city

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Nice clouds today #Israel http://twitpic.com/1hhuyj

MySQL’s Marten Mickos becomes CEO of hybrid cloud startup Eucalyptus Systems

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Marten Mickos, former chief executive of open source database company MySQL, is moving to cloud computing startup Eucalyptus Systems, where he will serve as CEO. Mickos built MySQL into what seemed like the open source world’s biggest successes, with a $1 billion acquisition by Sun Microsystems in 2008. But he...
MySQL’s Marten Mickos becomes CEO of hybrid cloud startup Eucalyptus Systems

VMware's Amazon-style compute cloud will live in four US data centers

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Virtual reality is sorta like virtualization, right? Plus, this picture has clouds. No, we couldn't come up with a better image for virtualization and cloud computing. Sorry about that. Ruslan Rugoals VMware today unveiled its first public infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud product, putting the virtualization software vendor into direct competition with...
VMware's Amazon-style compute cloud will live in four US data centers

The 404 1,243: Where clouds are for the weak (podcast)

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Steve Guttenberg helps us celebrate Audiophiliac Month with some sound-related memes, a look back at Times Square in the '70s, the birth and death of the Apple iPod, and more. [Read more]...
The 404 1,243: Where clouds are for the weak (podcast)

Open Stack, Open Compute And How Opening Up Is The Only Way To Reach The Data Heavens

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“Open” this, “open” that: It seems like everything is “open” these days. Well hello, people, Bill Gates’ gravy boat has run aground. It’s time to get out the Starship and fly in those open clouds. Hokey? You bet your SaaS this is hokey. But come on, take a look...
Open Stack, Open Compute And How Opening Up Is The Only Way To Reach The Data Heavens

If you're a tech geek who can write, email us -- we're hiring

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Do you tinker with Arduino boards or 3D printers in your spare time? Do Moore’s law and Dunbar’s number frequently come up in your conversations?  When you think of clouds, do you think about cumulus or Amazon? Some tech sites want their reporters to debate the merits of iOS vs Android; we want...
If you're a tech geek who can write, email us -- we're hiring
Cash in the clouds: Google says CFOs believe in cloud computing

Life with a large cloud: Lessons learned

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IT leaders who already manage large clouds have advice for those just getting started. Among the most important: Don't forget the training and personnel issues....
Life with a large cloud: Lessons learned

VMware sells Protect product family to LANDesk

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To further its concentration on software-defined data centers, hybrid clouds and end-user computing, VMware has sold the Protect product family to LANDesk....
VMware sells Protect product family to LANDesk

Dell: Build Your Own Cloud

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In growing technology markets, the rate of innovation increases as the technologies become more accessible. That's what is most significant about the announcement from Dell today that it is now offering servers, loaded and ready to go. The servers are designed with the power and optimized for customers that wish...
Dell: Build Your Own Cloud
Europe warms to OpenStack

Skyhigh Networks gets $20M to lift IT out of the shadows

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The use of shadow IT — storing and sharing files on non-sanctioned clouds from Box, Dropbox and others, partly propelled by the bring-your-own-device trend — is not news, because it’s been going on for years despite the compliance and security problems it can pose. But IT leaders are fighting back,...
Skyhigh Networks gets $20M to lift IT out of the shadows

Amazon, the mother of all clouds

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Ah, Amazon -- did Jeff Bezos choose that name to symbolize the largest bookstore in the world or did he realize that he would one day create an enterprise cloud service that was as large and complex as the river basin? After spending some time with his enterprise infrastructure service,...
Amazon, the mother of all clouds

Amazon Web Services eases private cloud creation

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Amazon Web Services said it has made it possible to create private clouds using CloudFormation, which automatically creates stacks of resources described using templates....
Amazon Web Services eases private cloud creation

Why the key to Apple's future is in the clouds

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When Apple changed its corporate name from Apple Computer to Apple Inc., it marked the first step in the transition from Apple's focus on the personal computer as the hub of consumer digital life to an ecosystem driven by a diverse collection of connected devices and services....
Why the key to Apple's future is in the clouds

Clouds in the forecast: Amazon S3 grew 192% year-over-year

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Keep your eyes to sky because clouds are in the forecast. Amazon Web Services has reported massive growth for its number of objects stored in the Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), with a 192 percent increase year-over-year. Amazon Web Services is by far the most popular cloud infrastructure provider in...
Clouds in the forecast: Amazon S3 grew 192% year-over-year

Cisco CloudVerse opens a new world of cloud computing possibilities

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This sponsored post is brought to you by Cisco. As always, VentureBeat is adamant about maintaining editorial objectivity. For businesses that wish to embrace cloud technology in order to simplify their operations, provide a forum for project collaboration, and operate on a secure platform, the Cisco CloudVerse aims to...
Cisco CloudVerse opens a new world of cloud computing possibilities

Chip Makers See Silver Lining After 2012 Clouds

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Most makers of computer chips didn't have a lot to crow about this year. But they have turned surprisingly optimistic about 2013, according to a new survey by KPMG....
Chip Makers See Silver Lining After 2012 Clouds

Clouds ruin GeoEye's satellite image of inauguration

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Hoping to see a space shot of President Barack Obama's inauguration? Unfortunately, the weather ruined any opportunity at a good image, but astronauts snapped some relevant pictures to whet your whistle. [Read more]...
Clouds ruin GeoEye's satellite image of inauguration

TIME Names Google Glass A 'Best Invention Of 2012′

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Google Glass, the wearable computing system that’s still months away from being delivered to early developer industry buyers, has made TIME magazine’s list of the best inventions of 2012. It joins an interesting list of items that includes indoor clouds, a toy that turns an iPhone into... Please visit Marketing...
TIME Names Google Glass A 'Best Invention Of 2012′
Google Toying With A New Hangout UI With Bigger Icons, Pointing To A Touchscreen-Friendly Interface
Jolicloud expands its simple aggregator for personal clouds

Amazon's new cloud services may blow your mind

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At Tuesday’s Structure:Europe event, Amazon.com’s CTO Werner Vogels hinted that “there are things coming down the pipe you wouldn’t believe,” when asked about what’s in store for Amazon’s Web Services. GigaOM did a little speculating this morning into what Vogels could have been talking about, and some of the possibilities are...
Amazon's new cloud services may blow your mind

BitNami Goes Beyond AWS Cloud with Application Library

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BitNami announced today that they're going to be offering ready to run images of popular open source stacks for a wider range of public and private clouds. Previously, BitNami's cloud images were only available for Amazon Web Services (AWS), but the company is now providing images for Eucalyptus, OpenStack, VMware...
BitNami Goes Beyond AWS Cloud with Application Library
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