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  • How to build a turnkey private and hybrid cloud

    The hype around cloud computing is hard to ignore and as each vendor is trying to put the word "cloud" in front of all its products, enterprises are finding it extremely difficult to sift through the noise and really find which products work best specifically for their data center.

    Written by Garima Thockchom22 Sept. 11 00:00
  • Beyond today’s Cloud to Outsourcing 3.0

    Today’s public Cloud services will combine with on-premise virtual private Clouds to deliver business services in the form of ‘Outsourcing 3.0’, according to IT industry analysts.

    Written by Rodney Gedda12 Sept. 11 11:50
  • GoGrid offers hosted private cloud

    GoGrid has rolled out a hosted private cloud offering, designed to offer customers the benefits of the public cloud on dedicated hardware.

    Written by Nancy Gohring20 Jan. 11 06:54
  • Is your private cloud defensive or responsive?

    A strong minority of enterprise IT shops are prioritizing the development of a private cloud, but Forrester surveys suggest these moves will fail. The reason lies in the motivation behind these efforts and the focus. Most are building private clouds to keep their developers from going to the public cloud and are focused on the physical aspects of the cloud, not the operations - and it's the operations that make the cloud.

    Written by James Staten13 Jan. 11 08:23
  • Telstra to eat its own Cloud food

    Telstra plans to become its own Cloud tenant in a bid to push its Cloud computing ventures to a wider set of customers.

    Written by Rodney Gedda16 Dec. 10 10:13
  • Red Hat buddies up with Eucalyptus

    Eucalyptus Systems has struck a partnership with Red Hat that should ultimately ease the deployment of Eucalyptus private cloud platform on Red Hat software.

    Written by Joab Jackson16 Dec. 10 04:43
  • VMware's private cloud computing vision

    VMware wants people to be able to access enterprise applications with the same ease and flexibility they enjoy from Facebook and Gmail. That is, on any device, without a thought about where the service originated.

    Written by Joab Jackson29 Oct. 10 06:51
  • HP unveils Cloudstart to speed private cloud deployment

    Hewlett-Packard has unveiled CloudStart, a package that includes hardware, software and consulting services, and aims to speed up the construction of private clouds, it said on Monday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs31 Aug. 10 04:05
  • Cloud computing ‘number two’ priority for CIOs: IDC

    A majority of Australian CIOs are moving towards the cloud at a rapid rate, with cost effectiveness and reduced infrastructure being top-of-mind for IT leaders looking at SaaS.

    Written by Lisa Banks27 Aug. 10 15:25
  • Cloud still too dark for legal information

    Moving proprietary legal information to public cloud services is too risky for one services firm, which believes many unanswered questions about how the data is managed remain.

    Written by Rodney Gedda16 Aug. 10 12:45
  • Private cloud drives up efficiency at Xtralis

    Hazard detection system vendor Xtralis is reaping the rewards of greater efficiencies with server utilisation rates of up to 70 per cent thanks to a private cloud initiative that goes back three years, says the company's CIO.

    Written by Rodney Gedda06 Aug. 10 09:35
  • WA Roads drives Hyper-V into production

    A year after betting on Microsoft's Hyper-V virtualisation platform, Main Roads Western Australia is looking to consolidate its server infrastructure and exploit better disaster recovery.

    Written by Rodney Gedda29 July 10 10:55