Cloud Computing & SaaS


Researchers Throw Out Digital Waste Scheme

A couple of computer scientists--one from Johns Hopkins University and the other at the University of Alabama at Birmingham--have looked to the science of waste management for guidance on what to do with unwanted or unused data from the digital world.

Lecture Capture Takes to the Cloud

Columbus State Community College has formed an alliance with Kaltura and TechSmith to create a turnkey lecture capture solution that can be deployed via the cloud.

Carolina Cloud Cover: Clemson's Collaborative Computing Cluster

Clemson University is using an innovative matching program--and comprehensive IT support--to create a powerful computing cluster to serve institutions across South Carolina.

VMware and Cisco Launching 'Extensible LAN for the Cloud'

VMware and Cisco are rolling out enhancements to their combined virtualization solutions, along with improvements to several desktop virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions. The companies have also debuted the new Virtual Extensible Local Area Network (VXLAN) architecture, which forms the basis of a scalable LAN for the cloud.

Caution: Dangerous Curves Ahead

At CT 2011, IT leaders took a long, hard look in the mirror and recognized that they must evolve or face irrelevance. Then they rolled up their sleeves to map the road forward.



Taking Mobile Applications into the Cloud

Cloud-enabled mobile computing is at the intersection of two of today's hottest areas in IT, coupling resource-starved mobile phones with the resource-rich cloud.

Nimbula Cloud Program Manages Dispersed IT Resources

Nimbula recently introduced Nimbula Director 1.5, its cloud operating system that can be used to build private, public, and hybrid cloud infrastructure.

Red Hat OpenShift Now Supports Java Enterprise Edition 6

Red Hat has announced support for Java Enterprise Edition (EE) 6 on its OpenShift platform-as-a-service (PaaS).

Barracuda Boosts Backup Cloud Storage

Barracuda Networks is expanding cloud storage for organizations that subscribe to its local and cloud-based disaster recovery solution, known as Barracuda Backup Service.

With Acquisition, Citrix Enhances Its Cloud Offering for Higher Education

With cloud computing looming as the next big thing in higher education, Citrix Systems' recent acquisition of Cloud.com, an open source cloud computing platform, has caught the attention of university CIOs.