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VEXXHOST cloud hosting company is very well known company in the field of cloud hosting services. This company was established in year 2006 and now it possesses a great experience of more than six years in this service. They are headquartered in St. Laurent, Quebec, Canada. They have also an office in United States, which is located at New York City. They have achieved the image of the most reliable and most economical service provider in very short span of time. The prices and services of this company are matchless, which is clearly depicted from customer reviews and awards from independent professional organizations. Continue reading “VEXXHOST” »

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SingleHop

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NetDepot

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OpenStack Gets A $100M Vote Of Confidence—But Amazon Is Waiting

OpenStack Gets A 0M Vote Of Confidence—But Amazon Is Waiting
On Tuesday, Mirantis—which offers software and support for OpenStack, a collection of open-source tools companies can use to build their own clouds—raised $ 100 million from a variety of investors including Intel Capital and Ericsson. Nobody disclosed …
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Stacking up Open Clouds
In this article, we'll explore how an Intel-powered OpenStack cloud can provide scalable, intelligent storage solutions to meet growing business needs. Data stored within the enterprise can generally be classified into two distinct groups: Mission …
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Digital government, openness and open cloud — new cornerstones of democracy
Today, citizens have a strong — and justified — expectation that everything interoperates seamlessly across multiple platforms and technologies, almost magically. Any device should be able to work with any cloud from anywhere with any application.
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Google Scoops Up Firebase–Mobile Database Startup To Become Part Of
Google Google today announced that it is buying San Francisco database stratus Firebase. Firebase, which will become part of the broader Google Cloud Platform, is an interesting approach towards mobile applications – its database allows developers to …
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Cloudera Selects Microsoft Azure as a Preferred Cloud Platform
"Our customers demand a coherent view and good connectivity between their Big Data solutions and cloud-based services," said Mike Olson, founder and chief strategy officer, Cloudera. "Microsoft Azure is an extremely quick and easy cloud platform to …
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Snowflake Raises M, Introduces Cloud-based Elastic Data Warehouse
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VMware 2014: Improving Profitability by Leveraging Hybrid Cloud Computing
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For Microsoft, Cloud Business Looks More Promising Than Mobile
Cloud computing offers a different picture of Microsoft's ability to make progress in new markets. A lot of companies are vying to be cloud contenders, and all of them are chasing Amazon, the Internet retailer that years ago began renting out its vast …
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IBM ditches chipmaking business, looks to cloud as Q3 numbers get slammed
Owch. Yes, the company has been making waves in its cloud computing investments, ever since it bought SoftLayer. CloudTech has generally been impressed with what IBM has done in cloud this year. A billion dollar investment, and a strategic rebranding …
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Cloud Computing Is Forcing a Reconsideration of Intellectual Property
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iCIMS Receives 2014 Cloud Computing Excellence Award
The Cloud Computing Excellence Award, presented by Cloud Computing Magazine, recognizes companies that have most effectively leveraged cloud computing in their efforts to bring new, differentiated offerings to market. "It is an honor to be recognized …
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Market hit for cloud computing heavyweights IBM, SAP part of industry's growth
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RAPIDSCALE Announces the Addition of a Bill & Brand Program for Intelisys Sales Partners


Irvine, CA (PRWEB) October 08, 2014

Cloud Computing provider, RapidScale, is announcing the implementation of a Bill & Brand program for all Sales Partners of Technology Services Distributor, Intelisys. By choosing to participate in the program, Sales Partners will be able to sell RapidScale’s advanced cloud solutions under their brand, “Powered by RapidScale”. Intelisys, a Technology Services Distributor based out of Petaluma, CA, will be announcing RapidScale’s Bill & Brand program at this week’s Channel Connect in Napa, CA.

RapidScale’s Bill & Brand program allows Sales Partners to sell RapidScale’s advanced cloud computing solutions while still keeping their brand image intact. RapidScale’s partners have access to the full amenities that RapidScale offers including cloud solutions, monitoring, support, and more. Sales Partners are able to re-brand RapidScale’s services, marketing, and billing options to represent their brand image “Powered by RapidScale”. RapidScale’s Bill & Brand program include:


Superior “We Care” customer support to clients
24x7x365 level 1 through level 3 engineering support
Project management and account management
Competitive pricing for cloud solutions
The cloud solutions available for Bill & Brand partners include:
Desktop as a Service (CloudDesktop)
Infrastructure as a Service (CloudServer)
Disaster Recovery as a Service (CloudRecovery)
Hosted Microsoft Exchange (CloudMail)
All-in-One SMB Bundle (CloudOffice)
The ability to scale up and down quickly
Sales Engineering team to help facilitate large complex opportunities
The RapidScale marketing team will assist Bill & Brand partners to get off the ground running without having to develop their own marketing content
RapidScale provides all of their marketing materials to our Bill & Brand partners under their brand, “Powered by RapidScale”

Randy Jeter, CEO of RapidScale says, “We are excited to launch this program with Intelisys. They have an incredible Sales Partner base that we believe will highly benefit from our Bill & Brand program. Their dedication to the channel will no doubt allow them to thrive with our new partner program.”

“Cobranding has finally arrived,” says Brandon Smith, Director, Partner Sales – Central Region. “The Bill & Brand Program is a business-transforming strategy that enhances our Sales Partners’ visibility with their customers. It’s a huge step in helping Intelisys Sales Partners take a more holistic approach to what is most important to them…staying unforgettable and irreplaceable in the minds of their clientele.”

About RapidScale

RapidScale, a cloud services innovator, delivers world-class, secure, and reliable cloud computing solutions to companies of all sizes across the globe. Its state-of-the-art CloudOffice platform and market-leading cloud solutions are the reasons why RapidScale is the provider of choice for leading telecommunications providers, VARs, MSPs, and agents throughout the United States. RapidScale is not only delivering a service but also innovating advanced solutions and applications for the cloud computing space. RapidScale’s market-leading solutions include CloudServer, CloudDesktop, CloudOffice, CloudMail, CloudRecovery, CloudApps, and more. For more information on RapidScale, visit http://www.rapidscale.net.

About Intelisys:

Intelisys is the nation’s leading Technology Services Distributor of business communications services including voice, data, access, cable, collaboration, wireless and cloud. Intelisys is dedicated to one thing – enabling top producing telecom sales agents and IT Solution Providers to accelerate and successfully build vast and vigorously protected streams of recurring revenue.

As the industry shifts from traditional telecommunications services into a new era of cloud-based solutions, Intelisys is taking the lead in helping our Sales Partners make the critical leap forward. With this in mind, Intelisys is focused on strengthening channel relationships and empowering partners to thrive in this time of epic change and new opportunities. Supported by an exceptional back office team and in partnership with over 60 of the world’s leading telecom carriers, cloud service providers, and technology partners, Intelisys excels at delivering world-class business communications services and solutions.

To learn more, visit http://www.intelisys.com or talk to Intelisys at 800-615-8330.

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Lavu iPad POS Single Terminal Bundles for Restaurants Now Available on Staples.com


Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) October 17, 2014

Lavu Inc., makers of the original full-featured iPad POS for restaurants announced today their partnership with Staples Inc. The Lavu restaurant point of sale is now available for purchase on Staples.com as an easy to install single-terminal hardware bundle. Each restaurant system ships with cash drawers, printers, card swipers, and iPad enclosures, as well as instructions for downloads of the Lavu POS software for iPad.

The bundles are used as POS terminals for food and beverage ordering and checkout. Included with each Lavu software license is a full business management suite to manage menus, inventory, labor scheduling, and up-to-the-minute sales reports. Equipped with cloud-based technologies, Lavu provides scheduling and real-time reports which are available to management anywhere, anytime. There is no upfront fee for the Lavu 88 software recommended for these bundles.

“These packages are aimed at restaurant owners who, when they do shop online for business equipment, tend to stick with trusted brands and outlets like Staples,” said Josh Bennett, VP of Business Development with Lavu Inc. “The plan is to get Lavu in front of business owners who may not have yet considered the iPad as a viable point of sale and management software solution for their business.”

What differentiates Lavu from comparable systems on the Staples site is their focus on restaurant-centric solutions and the sheer volume of features. Rather than including the cheapest hardware options, Lavu has opted for best value by including the most reliable, highest quality hardware for their bundles. Included are Epson’s new smart Omnilink-i printer for receipt and kitchen printing and industry standard APG cash drawers. The Simplicity iPad enclosure by Vault combines sleek style with security, and ID Tech credit card swipers are durable while providing quick processing necessary for the fast-paced food and beverage industry.

“Lavu has been one of our most trusted partners,” said Tom Kettell, senior manager of North American Sales for Epson’s Business Systems Division. “Our smart OmniLink-i and tablet POS-friendly printers for receipt and kitchen printing bundled with Lavu’s innovative iPad POS give restaurants a reliable solution ensuring they have the right hardware for the best results in mobile and online ordering.”

“The service and support for new Lavu customers who purchase packages through Staples.com will be just as thorough and specific to their unique requirements as ever,” reports Ben Harrison, VP of Brand/Marketing at Lavu Inc. “All accounts will be assigned a Certified Lavu Specialist to offer consultation, installation services, and support packages — just like the renowned 24/7 support provided to customers who find us through our own websites.”

Lavu iPad POS is a full-featured point of sale solution that is a modern alternative to traditional Legacy POS systems. Lavu works with modern technology such as WiFi connectivity and cloud computing. The intuitive interface is simple and easy to learn, yet offers advanced features that are essential for foodservice operations. Free trials of Lavu point of sale software are available on the Apple App Store and from lavu.com.

About Lavu Inc.

Founded in Albuquerque, NM, and operating worldwide, Lavu Inc. was formed as a solution to common point of sale problems and restaurant industry issues. Lavu Inc. offers Lavu iPad POS as a full-featured point of sale software solution at a fair price. Through cloud computing, wireless mobility, and multi-touch devices, Lavu iPad POS redefines the entire approach to restaurant business management.







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EMC buys Cloudscaling as the great cloud consolidation continues
The deal is the latest in a series of cloud consolidation moves. Last month Hewlett-Packard bought Eucalyptus to bolster its Helion cloud effort; the following week Cisco bought Metacloud, which offers managed OpenStack services. EMC itself joined the …
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The HPA Announces 2014 Winners of Engineering Excellence Awards and HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation

Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 30, 2014

The Hollywood Post Alliance® has announced recipients of the organization’s 2014 Engineering Excellence Award and the HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation in Post Production. These awards were developed to recognize the technical excellence and creative innovation that continually drive the post production industry in the advancement and support of content creation. The coveted honors will be bestowed on November 6th, 2014 during the ninth annual HPA Awards gala at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA.

The Engineering Excellence Award spotlights companies and individuals who draw upon technical and creative ingenuity and apply it to real world post production demands while raising the profile of breakthrough technologies.

The winners of the 2014 HPA Engineering Excellence Awards are:

MACOM: 12G-SDI Chipset

12G-SDI is the next data rate in the evolution of SDI, and MACOM has introduced the industry’s first complete chipset to enable next-generation 4K video production applications. Our newest family of SDI equalizers, reclockers and cable drivers supports 4K video resolutions at 60 frames per second over a single link and complements our industry-leading crosspoint switch portfolio.

“The MACOM team is honored to accept an Engineering Excellence Award from the Hollywood Post Alliance,” said Hasnain Bajwa, Senior Vice President and General Manager, High-Performance Analog at MACOM. “We are encouraged to be recognized for our technical achievement by such an esteemed panel of industry insiders and thankful for the contributions of our customers, partners and supporters as we help to enable the migration to 12G-SDI for the next generation of broadcast video equipment.”

NVIDIA: NVIDIA VCA

Accelerate design and VFX workflows with NVIDIA® Visual Computing Appliance (VCA), the fastest way to interactive photorealistic digital 3D models and scenes. This network-attached appliance easily integrates into the design workflow and scales to multiple VCAs, each decreasing the time to noiseless, physically based global illumination.

“The Hollywood Post Alliance’s recognition of NVIDIA VCA is validation of how our GPU rendering appliance is changing the way filmmakers, artists and animators work. NVIDIA VCA removes the need to wait hours for rendered movies and allows artists to interact and edit their photo-real digital models in real time, dramatically accelerating the review and approval process,” said Jeff Brown, vice president and general manager of Professional Visualization and Design at NVIDIA.

Wohler/Cinnafilm Joint Venture: Tachyon Wormhole

Tachyon Wormhole is a file-based Retiming and Standards Transcoding solution which leverages commodity enterprise hardware to deliver content based on time or standards requirements. Fully automated with audio pitch correction and caption retiming, Tachyon Wormhole processes two files faster than real time, simultaneously, on a single small footprint server.

Ernie Sanchez, COO, Cinnafilm, Inc. commented, “Because it is peer-based, few awards invoke the same sense of pride as the HPA Engineering Excellence award. We are truly honored to be recognized a second time by the HPA for our achievements, and we are thrilled that we earned it through intelligent partnering with the team at Wohler.”

The HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation in Post Production was conceived to recognize companies and individuals who have demonstrated excellence, whether in the development of workflow and process to support creative storytelling and/or technical innovation. A jury of peers and industry experts determines the HPA Judges Award winners.

The 2014 winners of the HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation in Post Production are:

American Society of Cinematographers: Color Decision List (ASC CDL)

The ASC CDL helps maintain and communicate creative intent, from production, dailies, post, VFX, editorial, in a multi-facility, multi-vendor environment. The ASC CDL enables creatives to set the look of a shot via system-independent primary color corrections communicated as metadata from on-set through dailies and post. Developed by the ASC Technology Committee – a broad group of industry members working to benefit the industry – the ASC CDL is freely available, saving time and money, improving the artistic result and audience experience in the vast majority of motion pictures, TV shows, and VFX.

David Reisner, D-Cinema Consulting commented, “We are honored to be recognized by our colleagues at the HPA. The ASC CDL was developed to help all participants in the production and post pipeline most effectively produce the best result and deliver the creative vision of filmmakers to audiences. The ASC CDL could only have been created by filmmakers, the post community, and vendors’ active collaboration.”

DigitalFilm Tree: Cloud Post Workflow Initiative (ProStack)

ProStack enables instantly accessible, widely deployable post production. ProStack packs the capacity and bandwidth needed to manage the entire post process- high-end color correction, VFX and DI workflows- into a scalable solution. Flexible design and implementation incorporates the best tools for every job, connecting all users via cloud storage. ProStack, in conjunction with Critique, integrates the entire spectrum of file-based workflows into one hub, while simultaneously embracing the evolving role of production and the post facility.

Guillaume Aubuchon, DigitalFilm Tree CTO commented, “We have been focused on developing a system that is truly cloud based and easily useable for our clients, an OpenStack environment with secure and instantaneous access. It is an honor to be recognized by the HPA for our work on ProStack, and we are honored to receive our second C&I Award.”

Leon Silverman, President of the HPA commented, “The HPA Awards have become an important acknowledgement and celebration of creativity in content, technology and workflow innovation. This year’s awards for Engineering Excellence and Creativity and Innovation in Post Production represent significant and foundational new approaches. The HPA is proud to be able to recognize these outstanding achievements.”

Tickets for the HPA Awards will be available in late September. They can be purchased online at http://www.hpaawards.net, by calling the HPA at +1(213) 614.0860 or by writing info(at)hpaawards(dot)net. More information about the HPA Awards and the Hollywood Post Alliance can be found at http://www.hpaonline.com.

For information about the HPA Awards or general HPA information, please contact Alicia Rock, arock(at)hpaonline(dot)com or call +1(213) 614.0860. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities for the 2014 HPA Awards, please contact Garrett Randall, garrett(at)MESAlliance(dot)org, or +1 (310) 882.9204.

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About the Hollywood Post Alliance®

Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) serves the professional community of businesses and individuals who provide expertise, support, tools and the infrastructure for the creation and finishing of motion pictures, television, commercials, digital media and other dynamic media content.

About the HPA® Awards

The HPA Awards were created to foster awareness of post production, promote creative and technical excellence, recognize the achievements of post production talent, and build involvement in the Hollywood Post Alliance.







Blue Box to Present at DevOps Summit Silicon Valley and OpenStack Summit Paris


SEATTLE, Wash. (PRWEB) October 01, 2014

During the first week of November, cloud experts from Blue Box—a Seattle-based provider of on-demand private cloud as a service (PCaaS) on dedicated hardware—will take the dais on two continents to discuss the merits and challenges of deploying OpenStack as a cloud platform.

Jesse Proudman, Blue Box founder and CTO, and Craig Tracey, engineering lead for Blue Box Cloud (Blue Box’s PCaaS offering), will present at the OpenStack Summit Paris (booth E33) held November 3-7, in Paris, France. Myles Steinhauser, a software engineer at Blue Box, will present November 4 at the Cloud Expo/DevOps Summit Silicon Valley (booth 811) in Santa Clara, California.

The four presentations, with links to the session websites, are shown below in order of occurrence:

Ask the Experts: OpenStack as a Service or as a Distribution?

Jesse Proudman

November 3, 5:10 pm CET

OpenStack Summit

Proudman will join an “all-star” panel discussion regarding the merits and challenges of deploying OpenStack as either a distribution or as a service. This panel discussion will be recorded as a “Speaking in Tech” Podcast which is distributed by Europe’s largest tech publication, The Register. Discussion topics will include:

Implications for hardware and software on-premises / off-premises
Enterprise considerations for control of data and security
Legal implications for off-site data (i.e. Microsoft Azure Ireland court order)
Cost considerations
Maturity of distributions and service providers

Joining Proudman on the panel will be Jan Mark Holzer, Red Hat; Kenneth Hui, EMC; Caroline McCrory, Gigaom; Manju Ramanathpura, HDS; and Boris Renski, Mirantis.

The OpenStack Thunderdome

Jesse Proudman

November 4, 4:40 pm CET

OpenStack Summit

In this session, Proudman will join four other highly opinionated OpenStack innovators—Randy Bias, Cloudscaling; Alex Freedland, Mirantis; Chris Kemp, Nebula; and Joshua McKenty, Piston—to debate the best way to bring about global dominance of OpenStack as the default cloud-building platform. Each panelist will argue his case for the roles that distros, appliances, managed services, PCaaS, public cloud, consulting/training/DIY and the Foundation have to play in leveraging OpenStack’s meteoric rise to prominence into the dominant cloud-building platform it seems destined to become. Moderating this session will be Caroline McCrory of GigaOm Research.

Swiss Private School Chooses OpenStack for Security & Sovereignty

Myles Steinhauser

November 4, 11:35 am PST

DevOps Summit

Seeking to meet rigid data sovereignty and data integrity requirements while offering flexible, on-demand cloud resources to users, Leysin American School, a private boarding school in Leysin, Switzerland, identified OpenStack as the clear choice to round out the school’s cloud strategy. The school selected Blue Box Cloud, an OpenStack-powered private cloud as a service offering and leveraged Blue Box’s Zurich, Switzerland data center. In this session, Steinhauser will discuss why this deployment option might be attractive to other educational institutions and companies that are hyper-focused on securing student, customer, patient or member data.

Tales from the Trenches: The Good, Bad and Ugly of OpenStack Operations

Craig Tracey

November 5, 5:20 pm CET

OpenStack Summit

Operating an OpenStack cloud is not a trivial endeavor. In this session, Tracey and John Dewey of Cisco will discuss what it takes to actually operate an OpenStack cloud in production, from the perspective of cloud operators who each have more than three years of first-hand experience operating OpenStack clouds across dozens of deployments.

About Blue Box

Blue Box is a pioneering Private Cloud as a Service (PCaaS) provider with a worldwide customer base. Blue Box’s technology platform leverages decades of operational expertise in cloud and distributed systems to deliver Blue Box Cloud—a managed, hosted private cloud on dedicated hardware, powered by OpenStack and available and scalable on demand. Blue Box Cloud delivers core benefits of both public and private clouds in one offering. Blue Box meets the control, performance, and security needs of customers in a wide range of industries, including healthcare, financial services, digital media, gaming, technology and retail. Learn more about Seattle-based Blue Box at bluebox.net or find Blue Box on Twitter at @bluebox.







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UK2 Changes the Virtual Hosting Landscape with New VPS Product


London, UK (PRWEB UK) 13 October 2014

Today UK2.net demonstrated that not all VPSs are made equal. The London-based web hosting company has just launched a next generation SSD VPS, which is faster and more malleable than most other VPSs out there.

The main thing that sets this new VPS product apart from the rest is the fact that it’s built using ground-breaking high performance SSDs or solid state drives. These are faster than standard hard disk drives, which speeds up everything from data reading to writing. The upshot being that customers will experience quicker website loading times and run speeds.

The new SSD VPSs also feature a one gigabit port and a Premium Cisco-powered network with unlimited bandwidth, to further increase performance.

“We’ve developed this high spec SSD VPS as we saw there was a gap for affordable, lightning-fast, website and application hosting,” said Andy Manning, UK2.net’s brand manager. “It’s likely to tempt those who might previously have opted for a shared hosting solution, as the pricing is now much more comparable.”

UK2’s new SSD VPS is a chameleon of a product as well as a cheetah of one. The OS for this new product can be tailored in lots of ways. Customers can choose from premium templates like Windows or cPanel. Or they can opt for free ones like LAMP stacks or WordPress.

“It’s based on high quality SSD disks so it’s faster than traditional VPSs,” said Andy. “And the infrastructure is the same than that of our highly reliable traditional VPS, so in the truest sense of the phrase, you can now get ‘more for less’.”

The creation of this new SSD VPS is just one in a long line of recent UK2 evolutions. Since January, the web hosting company has been spearheading the sale of the world’s newest web address endings as part of their YearDot campaign. In April, they relaunched their website as part of their quest to make web hosting more accessible and jargon-free.

The new SSD VPS is now available to buy via UK2.net at https://www.uk2.net/vps-cloud-hosting/ssd-vps/. Prices start from just £7.50/month.

About UK2

Established in 1998, UK2.net is the founding member of the UK2 Group, a group of interconnected global and UK web hosting companies that operate independently whilst sharing knowledge, expertise and resources. Having this wide range of companies under one group allows them to achieve a greater global reach while providing world-class hosting services to their customers. To learn more about UK2.net visit http://uk2.net.







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SherWeb Launches High Performance Cloud Servers – Benchmark testing
SHERBROOKE, QC, Sept. 30, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ – Award-winning cloud services provider SherWeb today announced the highly anticipated official launch of its Performance Cloud, which has been available on a limited basis since May. Included in this …
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Kingsoft Cloud taps Seagate to run cloud servers in China
Kingsoft Cloud Company has selected Seagate Technology's Nytro PCIe-based flash acceleration cards to run its public cloud servers in China. Kingsoft Cloud benchmarked the Seagate Nytro solutions with other comparable PCIe offerings and found that the …
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Canonical Partners with AMD for Ubuntu OpenStack Cloud Server
The AMD SeaMicro SM15000 server platform is now being bundled with the Ubuntu 14.04 server edition to enable rapid OpenStack cloud deployments. OpenStack – Rounded Ubuntu 14.04 is a Long Term Support (LTS) release that first debuted in April of …
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Jakarta Web Hosting Launches Cloud Server in Indonesia
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Pirate Bay fools the system with cloud technology
Today The Pirate Bay has 21 “virtual machines” (VMs) scattered around the globe with cloud-hosting providers, and the new setup works just fine, reported TorrentFreak, having anonymously questioned the Pirate Bay team. The cloud technology made the …
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Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) October 10, 2014

Microsoft recently announced the 2014 Central Regional Partner Award winners during a ceremony at the Microsoft People Central Conference in Chicago, Illinois. “The US Regional Partner Awards Program gives Microsoft the opportunity to recognize its top partners. It acknowledges the extraordinary contributions of Microsoft partners serving commercial customers throughout the past fiscal year,” said Sherlaender Phillips, interim Vice President, Microsoft’s Small and Mid-market Solutions and Partners group (SMS&P) in the Central Region.

Awards were presented in four different geographic areas, with winners chosen from a set of more than 200 organizations across the Central Region. Interlink Cloud Advisors was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services, as well as demonstrating excellent engagement in the Heartland Region. The Partner of the Year Award recognizes Interlink Cloud Advisors’ excellence in delivering customer solutions, technical acumen and revenue attainment.

“Interlink Cloud Advisors has a firm commitment to helping clients take advantage of the economics, flexibility and extensibility of cloud computing on the Microsoft platform,” said Matt Scherocman, President of Interlink Cloud Advisors. “We are honored to receive this recognition from Microsoft and look forward to continuing to drive cloud adoption across our markets.”

“We are pleased to present Interlink Cloud Advisors with this award,” said Sherlaender Phillips. “Interlink Cloud Advisors is seen as a leader in the Central Region in Office 365, Azure and the full Microsoft cloud platform. They show a strong commitment to commercial customers throughout the geography.”

About Interlink Cloud Advisors

Interlink Cloud Advisors partners with their clients to understand how technology can be utilized to reach business goals and leverage the cloud’s extraordinary economics. They help their clients evaluate which workloads make sense to migrate to the cloud and ensure that the timing is right. Keeping current on new technical, business and licensing offerings as well as Microsoft funding programs, Interlink is able to create return on investment models that work in the real world. Interlink then helps deliver the ROI by executing on the actual migration or upgrade including project planning, tenant creation, identity management, data migration, training, and support. Learn more at http://www.interlink.com.

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Lumesse, a global leader in talent solutions, today announced its new partnership with Salesforce to develop industry transforming talent solutions with Salesforce1 that will reshape and redefine the recruitment and talent management landscape. The new HCM solutions will transform talent management into an agile and highly collaborative business process between HR and business professionals.

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“Today’s workforce is more mobile, social and connected than any previous generation and expects employers to keep pace,” said Charles Doucot, senior vice president & general manager of Lumesse. “We have formed this partnership to enable companies to do just that, and to do it on the cloud platform most trusted by enterprises. Based on Salesforce1, the gold standard for the delivery of secure services from the cloud, we will be able to drive a shift towards a collaborative talent management paradigm, elevating the business performance of our current and future customers.”

Lumesse will deliver TalentObjects, a comprehensive portfolio of talent management solutions including modules for recruiting, onboarding, performance, succession planning, career management, compensation and learning management. First modules will be available for the U.S. market on the Salesforce AppExchange in the first quarter of 2015.

To learn more about this strategic partnership and to stay up to date on developments, join our community here: http://www.4cloudhcm.com

About Salesforce AppExchange

Salesforce AppExchange is the world’s leading enterprise app marketplace that empowers companies to sell, service, market and engage for the Internet of Customers. With more than 2,200 partner apps and more than 2.4 million customer installs, it is the most comprehensive source of social, mobile and connected cloud apps for business.

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Lumesse is the only global company making talent management solutions work locally. Lumesse helps customers around the world to implement successful local talent management initiatives that identify, nurture and develop the right people, in the right place, at the right time. Lumesse works with more than 2,300 customers in over 70 countries to unlock and inspire that human potential in their businesses. The company’s integrated talent management solutions are comprehensive, intuitive, secure and fully internationalized into over 50 languages. For further information visit http://www.lumesse.com.

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