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New Science Cloud to Support Hadron Collider

A look at the ATLAS particle detector experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the huge particle accelerator at CERN near Geneva, Switzerland. (Photo: Image Editor via Flickr)

Leading European research centers are teaming with commercial service providers to create a European cloud computing platform that can provide data storage and processing power for scientific research projects, including the Large Hadron Collider. Read More

Zynga Data Centers Power zCloud, New Platform


As Zynga (ZNGA) rolls out its new web gaming platform today, it has become the poster child for hybrid cloud platforms that combine in-house data centers with the public cloud. In the process, it has become a major player in the market for wholesale data center space. Read More

Understanding Enterprise Cloud Management

Enterprises must manage many different workloads, most of which require only one server. Cloud governance has become essential for maintaining control over an increasingly complex and integrated system, services, and human resource environment. Read More

Eight Fundamental Truths About Cloud

Bob Deustche, who joined Intel in 2004 and has more than 25 years of business and IT experience in positions that ranged from data center operations to software development to CIO, has worked through what he calls “Eight Fundamental Truths about Cloud.” We bring you the complete list of links his cloud columns for your enjoyment. Read More

Riverbed and Akamai Accelerate Hybrid Clouds

Akamai is partnering with Riverbed to tie the CDN's global content delivery network into Riverbed's Steelhead appliance for WAN optimization. (Graphic: Riverbed)applia

Riverbed and Akamai have teamed up on a new product, the Steelhead Cloud Accelerator, that combines Akamai’s Internet optimization technology and Riverbed’s WAN optimization technology to deliver end-to-end performance gains for software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications. Read More

RightScale, Equinix Partner on Cloud Services

Inside one of Equinix's Tokyo data centers, circa 2012  (Source: Equinix)

RightScale and Equinix partner to delivers a new cloud management service for private, public and hybrid cloud infrastructures. The cloud package announced today for corporations and service providers promises to increase the speed and reliability of developing and managing automated clouds.

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Harris Exits Cloud Hosting, Will Sell Data Center

Harris Corporation (HRS) will discontinue its Cyber Integrated Solutions operation and sell a data center facility in Harrisonburg, Virginia, taking a loss of at least $70 million on the operation. The systems integrator said its security-conscious customers prefer to build solutions in their own data centers rather than host them in third-party facilities. Read More

SunGard: Cloud Concepts Are ‘In Our DNA’

Customer cabinets inside Sungard Availability Services’ data center located at 1500 Spring Garden, Philadelphia (Photo: SunGard)

SunGard Availability, the leading name in enterprise disaster recovery, has been stepping up its push into cloud services. This week the company announced tighter integration with Amazon Web Services and an expansion of its cloud infrastructure into Canada. Read More

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