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Yahoo Rolls Out Hadoop Enhancements

At Tuesday’s Hadoop Summit, Yahoo (YHOO) announced significant enhancements to the open source software, accelerating the potential for enterprise-wise adoption by mainstream businesses. Read More

Cloud Market Share: 2 Percent, But Growing


Cloud computing represents just 2 percent of the revenue in the IT infrastructure market, according to Tier 1 Research. But not for long, as cloud computing is the fastest-growing business model in the sector, and will grow to more than $1 billion a year in revenue by next year. Read More

Following CA Deal, Nimsoft Gaining Traction

Nimsoft scored another big win in the cloud sector, as SoftLayer Technologies said it will standardize on Nimsoft and deploy its monitoring solution on more than 25,000 systems. Last month Rackspace Hosting (RAX) also standardized on Nimseoft. Read More

Cloud Computing as an Energy Saving Tool

Data center energy expert Jonathan Koomey discusses cloud computing at the Uptime Institute Symposium 2010 Monday in New York.

Cloud computing presents a compelling opportunity to reduce data center power bills, according to Jonathan Koomey, a leading expert on IT power issues. Koomey discussed cloud computing and energy issues at the Uptime Institute Symposium 2010 today in New York. Read More

Secure Multi-Tenancy in Virtualized Data Centers

Cisco data center of the future

The biggest obstacle to adoption of ITaaS has been lack of confidence that data and applications are securely isolated in a cloud-based infrastructure where servers, networks, and storage are all shared resources. Cisco, NetApp, and VMWare present their solution in a live webcast May 25. Read More

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