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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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Hosting.com Partners with VMware to Bring New Cloud Replication Solution to Market

September 1, 2011 by · Comments Off on Hosting.com Partners with VMware to Bring New Cloud Replication Solution to Market 

Web Hosting ToolboxDENVER – Hosting.com, a leading provider of enterprise-class cloud-based application availability and recovery solutions, today announced the upcoming availability of its fully managed Cloud Replication solution. The data replication service meets the needs of customers seeking a solution for disaster recovery, while providing cost-effective business continuity and application recovery. The Cloud Replication solution leverages VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager 5 (SRM 5) to deliver enterprise-class offsite data protection and disaster recovery.

“Furthermore, customers can quickly benefit from the SRM 5 features due to our strategic relationship with VMware that enables us to provide this new functionality quickly to the market.”
Cloud Replication protects organizations from data loss resulting from clinical disasters, such as a server failure or human error, and catastrophic disasters that can bring a company to a complete standstill. Hosting.com enables automated virtual machine replication of a customer’s virtualized environments from their premise or from a Hosting.com datacenter to a Hosting.com datacenter recovery site. Customers can easily customize their replication and recovery settings in the Hosting.com Customer Portal by selecting individual virtual machines and the target Hosting.com recovery datacenter.

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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

Dell Unveils OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service Cloud Solution

July 27, 2011 by · Comments Off on Dell Unveils OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service Cloud Solution 

Hosting ServicesROUND ROCK, Texas – To further advance the adoption of open source Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Dell today announced the first available cloud solution offering based on the OpenStack platform—the Dell OpenStack Cloud Solution. Customers seeking alternatives to existing cloud options based on proprietary, licensed software models can now utilize the Dell OpenStack Cloud Solution, which integrates the OpenStack cloud operating system, cloud-optimized Dell PowerEdge C servers, the Dell-developed “Crowbar” OpenStack installer, and services from Dell and Rackspace Cloud Builders.

The Dell OpenStack Cloud Solution comes with a reference architecture designed to help customers quickly integrate, deploy and manage their IT resources in an OpenStack environment. Tested, validated, and supported by Dell, the reference architecture is based on Dell PowerEdge C Series servers, which capture the efficiencies and design lessons learned from some of the world’s largest hosting and cloud providers, while being engineered to maximize revenue per-square foot within the data center. Read more

VMware Unveils VMware vSphere 5 and Comprehensive Cloud Infrastructure Suite

July 13, 2011 by · Comments Off on VMware Unveils VMware vSphere 5 and Comprehensive Cloud Infrastructure Suite 

Hosting ServicesSAN FRANCISCO, CA — At a live event, VMware CEO Paul Maritz unveiled VMware vSphere® 5 and a comprehensive suite of cloud infrastructure technologies built to help customers transform IT to drive greater efficiency of existing investments and improve operational agility.

With nearly 200 new and enhanced capabilities, VMware vSphere 5 will continue to set the standard in virtualization, delivering better application performance and availability for all business-critical applications while automating the management of an increasingly broad pool of datacenter resources. VMware today also announced VMware vShield™ 5, VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager 5, and VMware vCloud® Director 1.5, products that together with VMware vSphere 5 will amplify the value customers can realize from virtualized resources by enabling cloud-scale operations. Read more

IP EXPO Spotlights Security With New Dedicated IT Security Focus

June 29, 2011 by · Comments Off on IP EXPO Spotlights Security With New Dedicated IT Security Focus 

Hosting ServicesLondon, UK – The UK’s end-to-end infrastructure show, IP EXPO, has added a new dedicated focus: SECURITY 11, which will cover IT security in a wider computing context.

SECURITY 11 will cover information security alongside exhibitors from the worlds of cloud computing, storage, wireless, virtualization and IP networking. Attendees can explore the impact security has on developing IT infrastructure and discuss the latest tools and procedures being developed to meet the security challenges posed by these disparate–yet interconnected–technology areas. Read more

Cloud Computing Survey Finds Scalability and Cost Savings Driving Cloud Adoption

June 15, 2011 by · Comments Off on Cloud Computing Survey Finds Scalability and Cost Savings Driving Cloud Adoption 

Webmaster ToolboxCUPERTINO, Calif. – Cloud.com, a provider of open source cloud computing software, along with its partners Zenoss and BitNami, announced the results of a comprehensive cloud computing survey conducted to determine the key IT objectives and inhibitors for cloud adoption. The survey was conducted by polling members of the communities that surround each company’s popular open source projects (BitNami, CloudStack and Zenoss Core). A summary of the report is available for download here. Survey respondents included more than 500 IT professionals, 40 percent of whom were CTOs, architects and IT managers from a wide-range of organizations including government, education and enterprises.

“There is an unprecedented amount of interest around cloud computing but as with any nascent technology, industry users and solution providers are still coming to grips with the benefits and deployment options for cloud computing,” said Mark Hinkle, vice president of community, Cloud.com. “The survey findings help identify the needs of organizations and their preferences for deploying virtual infrastructure so we can develop solutions that best suit the needs of cloud computing users.” Read more

NTT America Features New Enterprise Cloud Solution at Gartner IT Infrastructure

June 14, 2011 by · Comments Off on NTT America Features New Enterprise Cloud Solution at Gartner IT Infrastructure 

Webmaster ToolboxNEW YORK – NTT America, a global infrastructure services provider and wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, today announced the company will feature the NTT America Enterprise Cloud at the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Management Summit, June 13-15, 2011, at booth Q, at the Peabody Orlando, in Orlando, FL.

The Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Management Summit 2011 delivers the strategies, tactics and how-to recommendations needed to take the right course of action and ensure that the I&O organization is operating at its best. Read more

VMware Helps Move Customers Using SAP® Solutions to Virtualized Environments with HP Converged Infrastructure

June 3, 2011 by · Comments Off on VMware Helps Move Customers Using SAP® Solutions to Virtualized Environments with HP Converged Infrastructure 

Webmaster ToolboxPALO ALTO, Calif. — VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced the availability of solutions that will enable customers using SAP® solutions to easily migrate to virtualized infrastructure powered by VMware and HP technologies.  These solutions, which include HP reference architectures for use with SAP solutions, are designed to increase agility, performance and scalability of running SAP applications while reducing capital and operating costs – helping customers accelerate their journey to the cloud.

Customers looking to refresh their current hardware, migrate from proprietary platforms or deploy SAP solutions for the first time can benefit from virtualizing SAP solutions on the VMware platform, increasing availability of SAP applications and supporting key business processes more efficiently. Read more

Cisco and NetApp FlexPod Data Center Solution Gains Market Momentum

May 25, 2011 by · Comments Off on Cisco and NetApp FlexPod Data Center Solution Gains Market Momentum 

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SAN JOSE, CA and SUNNYVALE, CA – Cisco and NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) announced that more than 150 customers have implemented joint data center solutions based on the FlexPod™ design architecture.

Cisco and NetApp®’s FlexPod is a pretested architectural design guide that combines networking, computing and storage in a shared infrastructure, and supports multiple applications and workloads to help channel partners accelerate and simplify their customers’ transition to the cloud. Last November, Cisco and NetApp introduced the first FlexPod solution with VMware, now available through 120 qualified channel partners worldwide. Today, Cisco and NetApp are announcing a new additional design guide for FlexPod that supports SAP applications in the cloud. Read more

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