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Cloud Computing Buzzwords

Let’s set some terms straight. Some cloud service providers have been taking advantage of all the hype surrounding cloud computing, growing the industry, but at the same time creating unnecessary confusion around it. According to research firm Gartner, this “cloudwashing,” or hype creation, could seriously detract from the technology’s many benefits. Hype Cycle 2012 Gartner…

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IBM Projects $7 Billion Cloud Revenue

Back in 2011, IBM projected that cloud services would generate $7 billion in revenue for the company by 2015. This statement came during an interview with IBM’s CFO Mark Loughridge. This year, the company’s path towards this ambitious goal became clearer. This article takes a closer look at how IBM has delved deeper into the…

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Service Oriented Architecture & the Cloud

Take a look at cloud computing services these days and you’ll often find them coupled with the term “service oriented architecture.” While this is a trendy IT buzzword, experts caution that they are not to be confused, even though the two terms can be combined to support service deployments. Through cloud computing, enterprises are able…

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Security as a Service (SecaaS)

We’ve gone through many of the varied offerings available in the cloud – from software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS), and identity as a service (IDaaS). An emerging trend is the offering of security as a service (SecaaS), which is designed to address the sense of insecurity…

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Cloud Expo Silicon Valley 2011

The ninth annual Cloud Expo is set to take place November 7-10, 2011, in Santa Clara, CA. It is supposed to be a huge enterprise IT event that covers the entire scope of the cloud computing spectrum. What is Cloud Expo? First announced on February 24, 2007, Cloud Expo started in New York City with…

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