Vendor collaboration boosts data centres

Vendor collaboration boosts data centres Posted by IT-Online on May 27, 2015 The spectre of vendor lock-in has long haunted CIOs and IT managers – but, says Veeam regional manager for Southern Africa Warren Olivier, a new wave of collaboration, inspired by virtualisation and the new possibilities it unlocks, is changing the landscape dramatically. “The modern data centre must be built to meet the high availability requirements of the always-on,…

May 27, 2015
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Veeam Announces New Veeam Availability Suite v9 and EMC VNX Snapshot Integration

Veeam Announces New Veeam Availability Suite v9 and EMC VNX Snapshot Integration eeam Delivers Availability for the Modern Data Center™ Through Veeam’s Integration with EMC VNX and VNXe Hybrid Flash Storage Arrays in the New Veeam Availability Suite v9 May 27, 2015 07:10 AM Eastern Daylight Time BAAR, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Veeam® Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Modern Data Center™, today announced that the new Veeam…

May 27, 2015
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Veeam expands family of free tools

Veeam expands family of free tools Posted by IT-Online on May 14, 2015 Veeam Software has announced two new solutions – Veeam FastSCP for Microsoft Azure and Veeam Management Pack (MP) v8 for Microsoft System Center – to help customers more easily adopt Microsoft’s hybrid cloud as part of their IT strategy. Both of these products are now available in Beta. Veeam FastSCP for Microsoft Azure, joins the Veeam family…

May 22, 2015
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Amazon AWS vs Google Cloud Platform vs Microsoft Azure: Best for You?

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May 22, 2015

Amazon AWS vs Google Cloud Platform vs Microsoft Azure: Which Public Cloud Is Best for You? By Neeraj M on May 22, 2015 Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the titan of public cloud services, but Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform are getting more competitive every day. According to Goldman Sach, spendings on Cloud Computing will grow at a 30% CAGR between 2013 and 2018 compared with 5% growth of…

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Google I/O 2015

Google I/O 2015   www.google.com/io https://events.google.com/io2015 Google IO 2015: everything you need to know Google I/O 2015 predictions What to expect at Google I/O 2015 Google I/O 2015

May 21, 2015
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Google Compute Engine pricing drops again

Google Compute Engine pricing drops again Kristin Knapp Google has introduced a new instance type and reduced the costs of its IaaS cloud instances by up to 30%, putting new pressure on rival AWS. Google is again taking aim at Amazon Web Services in the on-going cloud provider pricing war, revealing across-the-board cost reductions to its Google Compute Engine platform. In addition to the price reductions — which come roughly…

May 21, 2015
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Public cloud? Two vendors float on high, says Gartner

AWS leads, but Microsoft still a clear second 19 May 2015 at 15:56, Tim Anderson Gartner’s latest report on Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) places just two vendors in the coveted top right “Leaders” segment of its “Magic Quadrant” chart. The research and analyst firm presented the report at its Infrastructure, Operations and Data Center Summit in Sydney yesterday. Those two are Amazon Web Services (AWS), which comes top…

May 20, 2015
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Alibaba, Amazon, Microsoft main players in cloud market

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May 20, 2015

Alibaba, Amazon, Microsoft main players in cloud market: columnist ) Aliyun’s headquarters in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, January 2013. (Photo/CFP) Amazon, Microsoft and Alibaba are set to become the three leaders in the global cloud computing market, according to Chinese columnist Liu Kuang. Alibaba’s Aliyun cloud division recently set up operations in Silicon Valley in California and in Dubai, while rival cloud computing services, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft’s Azure, are…

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Google takes on Amazon and Microsoft

Google takes on Amazon and Microsoft with second cloud price cuts in 12 month Moore’s Law is really working out for them By Chris Merriman GOOGLE HAS CONTINUED its commitment to Moore’s Law-linked pricing, with another round of price cuts for its cloud services, as well as introducing a new class of virtual machine. Last year, the company slashed prices, explaining that it would continue to pass the savings on to…

May 20, 2015
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This is Google’s plan to compete with Amazon

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May 19, 2015

by Tricia Duryee on May 18, 2015 at 9:42 am Photo credit: Thomas Hawk via Flickr. Google is close to launching “buy” buttons to enable customers to pay and check-out for products without ever having to leave the search engine, according to The Wall Street Journal. The move will allow the search engine to compete more rigorously with Amazon and eBay, especially when it comes to being a shopper’s first stop on mobile…

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