Posts Tagged ‘Cloud computing’

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.

Axcient Giveaway Aims to Disrupt Symantec Backup Exec

Axcient is looking to capitalize on Symantec’s leadership woes and aging legacy install base of Backup Exec software by giving away a virtual appliance that offers the experience of cloud-based data recovery services.

Ingram Micro Is Now a Cloud Vendor

Ingram Micro is the world’s largest distributor and one of the largest aggregators of cloud services. Now, it’s offering its own cloud services and plans to add more homegrown products to its portfolio.

Ingram Micro Fleshes Out Global Cloud Initiative

At the Ingram Micro Cloud Summit in Hollywood, Fla., attendees heard more details about the distributor’s growing global cloud initiative.

2112 Report: Channel Profits Up in 2013

The new 2014 Channel Profitability Report by The 2112 Group finds that solution provider net revenue climbed in 2013 despite the profitability of products and services falling – in some cases dramatically.

SunGard Availability Services Now Independent

SunGard Availability Services is now an independent company focusing on enterprise backup and disaster recovery opportunities. Despite its size, it has the same challenges as many of its smaller rivals: differentiating in a crowded market.

World Backup Day: A Chance to Revisit Data Protection

Today is World Backup Day, an annual observance to remind businesses and people about the importance of protecting critical information. It’s also a reminder of the opportunity in the market for backup services.