Hosting Provider OFFSITE Adds Palo Alto Security Platform To Its Private Cloud Infrastructure

OFFSITE, a provider of private cloud services, IaaS, colocation services and more, headquartered at its own 50,000 square foot data center in Southeastern WI, is integrating Palo Alto Next Generation Security Platform and firewalls into its network and private cloud infrastructure. This security platform will offer threat protection with deep visibility and predictive analytics for OFFSITE network infrastructure and all clients that utilize … [Read more...]

Rackspace Launches Global Professional Services Aimed At Enterprise Customers

Rackspace has announced an expanded professional services offering to help customers move workloads out of their data centers and onto the world's leading public and private cloud platforms. This offer, called Global Solutions and Services (GSS), would provide customers across all markets with the specialized expertise and support needed to transform their IT operations. Rackspace’s GSS offering is now available globally. Through GSS, … [Read more...]

IBM Brings Machine Learning to the Private Cloud

IBM has extracted the core ‘machine learning’ technology from IBM Watson and will initially make it available where much of the world's enterprise data resides: the z System mainframe, the operational core of global organizations where billions of daily transactions are processed by banks, retailers, insurers, transportation firms and governments. IBM Machine Learning provides a cognitive platform for continuously creating, training and … [Read more...]

Private Cloud Company EpiGrid Named a SOLIDWORKS Certified Solution Partner

Gainesville, Georgia-based EpiGrid, a company delivering private cloud solutions for SOLIDWORKS, has officially been named a SOLIDWORKS Certified Solution Partner. The EpiGrid private cloud solutions would provide customers infrastructure, network, and backup and management services on a scalable and secured global infrastructure. Powered by the Dassault Systèmes 3DExperience Platform, SOLIDWORKS 3D applications help millions of engineers and … [Read more...]

Florida-based DSM Technology Consultants Offers New Managed Hybrid and Private Cloud Solutions

DSM Technology Consultants (DSM), a provider of fully managed private cloud and IT infrastructure services based in Florida, has announced the availability of managed cloud solutions for Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) clients including HPE StoreOnce customers. The DSM Cloud architecture would provide a resilient and cost-effective environment to run business applications, while reducing downtime and the risk of service interruption due to … [Read more...]

Private Cloud Services Provider ICS Deploys Coho Data’s Scale-Out Storage Solution

ICS Corp., a private cloud based direct mail and marketing technology services provider, has deployed Coho’s DataStream platform to deliver performance and monitoring data for their customers via an “easy to deploy and easy to manage” scale-out storage solution. To virtualize the servers in their data center, ICS deployed shared storage, but soon experienced storage performance issues that affected application development. Additionally, … [Read more...]

NTT Communications Expands Its Enterprise Cloud Service Areas Across the Globe

NTT Com, the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group, has expanded the geographic availability and service menu of its Enterprise Cloud service for hosted-private and multi-tenant clouds. The three new service areas - West Japan (‘JP2’), Hong Kong (‘HK1’) and Germany (‘DE1’) - are available immediately. Users in the newly added areas of East Japan (JP2), Hong Kong (HK1) and Germany (DE1) will have full … [Read more...]

IDC: Worldwide Cloud IT Infrastructure Revenue in Q1 2016 Grows 3.9% to $6.6 Billion

According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, vendor revenue from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT, including public and private cloud, grew by 3.9% year over year to $6.6 billion in the first quarter of 2016 (1Q16) - on slowed demand from the hyperscale public cloud sector. Total cloud IT infrastructure revenues climbed to a 32.3% … [Read more...]

Samsung Announces Acquisition of Public and Private Cloud Provider, Joyent

Samsung Electronics has announced the acquisition of Joyent, a public and private cloud provider. With Joyent’s cloud technology, Samsung will now have access to its own cloud platform capable of supporting its growing lineup of mobile, Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud-based software and services. The transaction remains subject to customary closing conditions. As smartphones and connected-devices have taken hold across the world, cloud … [Read more...]

Private Cloud Provider Platform9 Launches Channel Partner Program

Platform9, a private cloud provider headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, has announced the launch of a channel partner program designed for resellers, service providers and systems integrators focused on  cloud computing. The channel partner program would enable them to more efficiently design and deploy flexible, enterprise-ready OpenStack private clouds for their customers. The Platform9 Channel Partner Program gives partners the tools … [Read more...]