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NTT America Selects Trend Micro to Provide Data Protection for Private Cloud Platforms

October 3, 2011 by · Comments Off on NTT America Selects Trend Micro to Provide Data Protection for Private Cloud Platforms 

Web HostingNEW YORK – NTT America, a global infrastructure services provider and wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, today announced the company has selected SecureCloud from Trend Micro (TYO: 4704;TSE: 4704) to provide data protection for enterprise customers using NTT America’s private cloud computing platform.

Using encryption with policy-based key management and unique server validation, SecureCloud is designed to protect sensitive data stored in NTT America’s cloud computing platforms. This protection is also available for hybrid cloud environments which utilize NTT America’s private cloud.

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NTT America Evolves Hybrid Cloud to Extend Enterprise Applications

August 30, 2011 by · Comments Off on NTT America Evolves Hybrid Cloud to Extend Enterprise Applications 

Web Hosting ToolboxNEW YORK – NTT America, a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications (NTT Com), a global infrastructure services provider, today announced it has extended its suite of private cloud services beyond its data centers to support hybrid cloud requirements after achieving VMware vCloud® Powered status for the NTT Communications private cloud service offering. In addition, the company is announcing the new Global Enterprise Portal, which was designed to simplify the administration of cloud computing services, while increasing the level of security required in the cloud. NTT America will showcase the portal and have cloud architecture experts on-hand at the NTT Communications booth #320 at VMworld® 2011, August 29 through September 1 at The Venetian in Las Vegas, NV.

Customers seeking VMware vCloud Powered services are assured that the company’s cloud services are underpinned by VMware’s leading virtualization and cloud computing technology, namely VMware vSphere® and VMware vCloud Director™. Customers of NTT America have the ability to move workloads from their VMware vSphere-based virtualized or private cloud environment to the VMware vCloud Powered service and back again. This application portability is a key differentiator allowing customers to achieve the flexibility and security they need while enabling increased IT agility. Read more

Ensim Introduces Unify Cloud Manager

July 18, 2011 by · Comments Off on Ensim Introduces Unify Cloud Manager 

Hosting ServicesLos Angeles, CA – Ensim Corporation, the leading provider of solutions to manage, orchestrate, and automate private, public, and hybrid cloud infrastructure, today announced the release of Ensim Unify Cloud Manager, which enables service providers to leverage all of the functionality of the leading carrier-grade Ensim Unify platform to empower resellers and organizations to efficiently and securely offer a wide variety of cloud services including desktop, server, and application.

Ensim Unify Cloud Manager is a complete, centralized platform that manages the creation, activation, configuration, and administration of cloud services. Unify Cloud Manager features multi-tenant enablement, automated provisioning, fine-grain privilege management, and delegated administration, along with robust resource and pool management for service providers, resellers, organizations and end-users in a single solution. The advanced virtualization management technology pioneered by Ensim enables system administrators to increase service levels and operational efficiencies by automating repetitive provisioning and management tasks and empowering users with policy-based self-service capabilities that are compliant and secure.
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Cloud Standards Customer Council Formed for Open Cloud Computing

April 7, 2011 by · Comments Off on Cloud Standards Customer Council Formed for Open Cloud Computing 

Hosting ReviewsARMONK, N.Y. – IBM (NYSE: IBM) has joined more than 45 leading cloud organizations to form the new Cloud Standards Customer Council, which is managed by OMG®. Organizations including Lockheed Martin, Citigroup and North Carolina State University have already joined the Council, which will help advance cloud adoption prioritizing key interoperability issues such as management, reference architectures, hybrid cloud, as well as security and compliance.

The Council will complement vendor-led cloud standards efforts and establish a core set of client–driven requirements to ensure cloud users will have the same freedom of choice, flexibility, and openness they have with traditional IT environments. The Cloud Standards Customer Council is open to all end-user organizations and further enhances customers’ abilities to offer both public and private cloud offerings through a standardized platform. Read more

City Network Selects Gluster Cloud Storage for Dynamic Cloud Services Platform

March 31, 2011 by · Comments Off on City Network Selects Gluster Cloud Storage for Dynamic Cloud Services Platform 

Web Hosting BlogMilpitas, CA – Gluster, the leading provider of scale-out, open source storage solutions, today announced City Network Hosting, a leading provider of hosting services, is using its storage solution for the company’s cloud services platform, City Cloud. Recently launched after more than 15 months in beta, City Cloud is a service used by more than 500 Swedish companies and is the first infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platform in Sweden. City Network chose Gluster cloud storage for its City Cloud offering due to its ability to provide the scalability and reliability needed to meet the company’s growing business demands without affecting performance.

“We believe our business as a whole will, to a large extent, be judged on performance, as our leading cloud solutions continue to grow. Our customers expect extreme performance from their applications,” said Johan Christenson, chairman of City Network. “We need a storage solution like Gluster that delivers reliability and can scale on-demand without hindering the quality of performance. Additionally, with Gluster we didn’t need to make the sacrifice of performance in order to make it fit our budget. There are real savings in the fact that you can combine off-the-shelf hardware, while at the same time creating a powerhouse of reliability, scalability and performance.” Read more

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