Novell Inc., a leading provider of infrastructure software, recently announced the launch of Novell cloud manager. This new solution will allow users to create and manage cloud computing environment more efficiently as compared with proprietary technology stacks.
Red Hat has launched a new customizable training program, which will equip IT professionals with actual cloud-building and management skills. The Red Hat Certified Virtualization Administrator (RHCVA) certification is a hands-on course spread over four days, where participants will be taught to install and configure the Red Hat Virtualization Manager, and use it to, among other tasks, create data centers, manage hypervisor hosts, create storage and import installation media for creating new virtual machines.
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the country’s biggest software exporter, is ready to bring out an ambitious project which is also being talked about as group chairman Ratan Tata’s next dream project. The ‘Nano Of IT’ as company’s senior management likes to call, is a cloud offering and is expected to be launched in mid-September. The aim of this project is to make information technology affordable to the country’s 35 million small and medium businesses (SMBs).
Microsoft Corporation feels India will play a major role in cloud computing and foresee India as a global hub in cloud services that has taken the technology world by storm. “India will not only see a surge in cloud computing services but companies all over the world will look to India to support their transition to cloud computing,’’ Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said.
According to a new report, Amazon and IBM have emerged as the leaders in clouding computing. Microsoft, Google, Cisco, Red Hat and VMware are also among the list of heavyweights in this field. All tech vendors are embracing the cloud. Even those that don't provide public cloud services are fighting to become the top builders of infrastructures to support emerging cloud networks.
Investments in Cloud computing is set to head north as indicated by market analyst IDC. According to analysts, companies spending on server hardware (for cloud computing) will grow in next few years. A new survey by the firm predicted that there will be an investment of around $6 billion in the cloud computing technology between now and 2014 to take maximum advantage of data storage concept.
Can Cloud Computing drive the economic growth ? Yes, according to an annual study commissioned by Savvis Inc., a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises. 68 percent of IT and businesses decision makers feel that the flexibility of cloud computing could help organisations recover from the current global economic slowdown.
Cloud computing is one of the most talked about topics in the industry today. In general terms, cloud computing is delivering hosted services over the internet. Shared resources, software, and information are provided on demand just like an electricity grid. The name cloud computing was inspired by the cloud symbol that's often used to represent the Internet in flowcharts and diagrams.
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