Posts Tagged ‘Cloud computing’

Dimension Data Muscles Across U.S. With Nexus Buy

The acquisition of Nexus expands the Johannesburg, South Africa-based Dimension Data’s ICT operations in the U.S. by 40 percent, mostly in the west and south.

Despite NSA Fears, Microsoft, Others Bet on U.S. Data Centers

Ongoing concerns about privacy and security — and a resulting softness in the market for domestic data center services — isn’t keeping Microsoft and a host of other tech giants from making big bets in the nation’s heartland.

Birch Communications M&A Strategy Pays Off

Birch Communications turned the acquisition and turnaround of distressed solution providers and regional telecom resellers into an art form that grew the company. Now, it’s taking on a healthy company, CBeyond, and rising to national prominence.

Greenpeace Report: Falling In With the Wrong Cloud?

Greenpeace has been accused of missing the bigger picture after it mauled the eco-credentials of some of the leading cloud computing brands.

Security and Cloud Computing at SMB Crossroads

Cloud computing may be the marquee player in IT services, but when it comes to giving business leaders the cold sweats, security still steals the show, at least among the cloud’s newest arrivals.

IBM Pushes SoftLayer Cloud Incentives Program

IBM is offering partners incentives, profitability enhancements and support for its SoftLayer cloud computing services, as company earnings take a hit, sales of legacy profits suffer and cloud sales climb at a sluggish pace.

IBM, VMware Expand Cloud Backup Offerings

IBM and VMware are expanding their respective cloud offerings with the launch of cloud-based data backup, recovery and business continuity services, increasing the crowded service segment with two major — and potentially disruptive — players.

Ingram Micro SMB 500: Don’t Fear the Cloud

There’s a tacit concession In Ingram Micro’s new cloud strategy: This rising tide may not lift all boats, but for those in the right harbor at the right time, there’s a confident forecast of success.

Zenith Infotech May Get Another Reprieve

Embattled cloud computing vendor Zenith Infotech is under orders to liquidate. and it’s not allow to return to the stock market to raise money. But India regulators are allowing the company to post bank guarantees, which could breathe new life into the debt-ridden company.

EU Gives Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Clean Bill of Health

Microsoft is the first and so far only firm whose enterprise cloud services, have met the European Union’s rigorous privacy standards.