Cloud Computing & SaaS


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.

At Lone Star, Cloud Computing Rides to the Rescue

To meet the challenge posed by soaring enrollment and widely separated campuses, Texas' Lone Star College System looked to the cloud for a solution. In an interview with CT, Link Alander, LSCS's vice chancellor of technology services, discusses the benefits of cloud-based IT services.

Radiant Logic Adds User Authentication for Cloud-Based Services

Radiant Logic has launched a new suite that will allow its customers to provide users with access to programs hosted both internally on the network and in the cloud.

Teaching with the Cloud

All educators today, but especially those in post-secondary roles, need to learn how to make the most of cloud-based resources in their teaching practices, according to education consultant John Kuglin.

Texas College System Builds Private Cloud

A college system in Houston, TX has begun seeing big returns on its three-year long construction of a private cloud infrastructure to expedite delivery of IT services to its 62,000 students and 4,800 employees.