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Four of Southern California's Cloud Computing Startups

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Among the more successful firms here have in the cloud computing space been Irvine-based 3Tera , which was recently acquired by CA.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012 -- Cloud Computing: What entrepreneurs should know to reap the benefits of Cloud Computing. The "Cloud" is always-available software and services, delivered to any device on the Internet. Learn why and how your business can benefit from Cloud Computing.

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Is Technology Crucial for Innovation?

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Beyond that, there is hope for quantum computing and DNA-based storage, but both are challenging and high-risk. ” That would be death.

TMP Talks: Michael Crandell on Cloud Computing

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Below is a talk on Cloud Computing from the University of California Santa Barbara’s Technology Management Program, by Michael Crandell.

Understanding How Profits are Shifting Across the Computing Value Chain

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The IBM executives agree to license software from Microsoft because “there’s no money in software anyways.” If so, why?

Eucalyptus, Jamcracker Link Cloud Computing Software

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Santa Barbara-based Eucalyptus , which develops cloud computing management software, and Jamcracker , a developer of software for provisioning public and private cloud services, said today that the two firms have integrated their software. Business terms of the effort were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

Future of The Cloud is Bright | Just Ask the Market

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The advantages of the cloud are apparent whether you’re a multinational enterprise organization or an SMB. George V.

Eucalyptus Joins In Cloud Computing Alliance

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Santa Barbara-based cloud computing software provider Eucalyptus Systems is one of three firms which says they have created a new group focused on bringing self-service, private and hybrid clouds to the enterprise. Tags: eucalyptus cloud computing alliance READ MORE>>.

Understanding Changes in the Software & Venture Capital Industries

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million in team costs to code, launch, manage, market & sell our software. Open-Source Software & Horizontal Computing.

RightScale Gets $25M For Cloud Computing Software

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Santa Barbara-based RightScale , a developer of cloud computing management software, announced this morning that it has raised $25M in a new round of funding. RightScale's software allows enterprises to manage deployment of both public and private clouds. The funding brings the company's total raised to around $42.5M

Eucalyptus Launches Bay Area Test Lab

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Santa Barbara-based cloud computing software firm Eucalyptus has opened up a new, cloud testing lab in the Bay Area, the firm said today. The developer of cloud management and computing software said the new lab will be based at the CoreSite Bay Area data center. READ MORE>>.

MetaCloud Raises $10M For Private Cloud Service

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Metacloud , a provider of managed, Openstack-based private cloud services, announced this morning that it has raised $10M in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Canaan Partners, and also included Storm Ventures and AME Cloud. The companies said the funding will go towards growth and global expansion of its services.

7 Steps Online Companies Can Take to Manage Sales Tax Exposure

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New York said that the company is providing taxable cloud computing services.

Eucalpytus Taps Red Hat For Community VP

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Santa Barbara-based cloud computing software developer Eucalyptus said Monday that it has named Greg DeKoenigsberg as Vice President of Commuinty. eucalyptus cloud computing software executive redhatThe company said DeKoenigsberg will help lead its engagement with the open source community. READ MORE>>.

MorphLabs Launches New Technology

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Manhattan Beach-based Morphlabs , the provider of cloud computing tools which is headed by Winston Damarillo, announced today that it has launched a new technology it bills Dynamic Resource Scaling (DRS). morphlabs cloud computing software scalingREAD MORE>>.

ServiceMesh Lands $15M

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Santa Monica-based ServiceMesh , a developer of cloud computing management software, announced today that it has raised $15M in a funding round. ServiceMesh provides software to help enterprise business units self-provision cloud infrastructure and enterprise apps. The round came from Ignition Partners.

Eucalyptus Systems Raises $30M

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Santa Barbara-based Eucalyptus Systems , the cloud computing software developer headed by Marten Mickos , has raised $30M in a Series C round of funding, the firm announced this morning. Eucalpytus develops cloud deployment software, which is used to create either private cloud or hybrid cloud deployments.

Morphlabs Names CTO

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Manhattan Beach-based cloud computing software developer Morphlabs said today that it has appointed Lee Thompson as its new Chief Technology Officer. morph labs morphlabs executive cloud computingThompson has also served at Hewlett Packard's Consumer Travel and Transportation business units. READ MORE>>.

RightScale Launches Hybrid, Private Cloud Management Software

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Santa Barbara-based RightScale , the cloud computing firm backed by Tenaya Capital, DAG Ventures, Benchmark Capital, Index Ventures, and Presidio Ventures, said Tuesdya that it has launched a new product called RightScale myCloud. rightscale hybrid private cloud management software saas zynga eucalyptusREAD MORE>>.

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RightScale Links With Korean ISP

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Santa Barbara-based RightScale , the developer of cloud computing management software, said Tuesday that it has linked with a Korean company to distribute its products in Korea. RightScale said that the Korean Internet Neutral eXchange (KINX) will resell its software for managing public, private, and hybrid clouds.

Eucalyptus Upgrades Cloud Software

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Santa Barbara-based Eucalyptus has upgraded its cloud computing software, saying last week that it has released Eucalyptus 3, its third generation infrastructure-as-a-service software for cloud computing. The software is aimed at enterprises, who want to maintain private and hybrid clouds.

Morphlabs Signs Colocation Firm

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Manhattan Beach-based Morphlabs , the developer of cloud deployment products, announced this morning that it has partnered with Telx , a colocation and interconnection provider, to enable a hosted private cloud product. Morphlabs' products are used by data center and hosting providers to deploy and manage cloud computing instances.

Eucalyptus Inks Deal With Amazon

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Santa Barbara-based Eucalpytus Systems , the developer of cloud software deployment tools, has inked a major deal today, with Amazon.com. Eucalpytus, which is venture backed by Benchmark Capital, BV Capital, and New Enterprise Associates, makes software which helps enterprise customers deploy cloud computing infrastructure.

Eucalyptus Opens New European HQ

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Santa Barbara-based Eucalyptus Systems , the developer of cloud deployment software, has expanded in Europe, opening up a new office in London. eucalyptus europe expansion cloud computing softwareEucalpytus says the new corporate office comes on top of its India and China offices, which it opened earlier this year.

Morphlabs Partners With Asian Data Center Providers

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Manhattan Beach-based Morphlabs , the developer of cloud infrastructure equipment and software headed by Winston Damarillo, said Thursday that it has linked with data center, hosting, and service providers Globe Telecom, Pratesis and Exist Global. morphlabs asia cloud computing appliance open source infrastructure

IT Skills that Facilitate Cloud and BYOD Adoption

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For example, new mobile devices are creating an era of cloud computing and BYOD (What is BYOD?). Network Architecture. Mobile Security.

Cloud Computing and Software as a Service (SaaS) $160 Billion Market Opportunity

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010 -- Cloud Computing and Software as a Service (SaaS) $160 Billion Market Opportunity. Cloud computing is estimated to be a $160 billion market opportunity by 2011 (Merrill Lynch). MIT Enterprise Forum of the Central Coast. The applications segment (a.k.a. See [link] (more

MorphLabs Launches New Product, Ties With Zend

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Manhattan Beach-based Morphlabs , the developer of cloud computing software run by Winston Damarillo, announced this morning that it has released a "significant upgrade" to its mCloud Controller product. The firm said the release simplifies the process of building and managing internal cloud computing environments.

DreamHost Readies Wider OpenStack Rollout

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Los Angeles-based web and cloud hosting provider DreamHost looks to be readying its OpenStack cloud offering, DreamCompute, for wider consumption, after showing off the service at the OpenStack Summit in Portland last week. dreamhost cloud computing openstack dreamobjects dreamcompute morphlabs metacloud mediatemple

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A Guide for Negotiating Your Next Cloud Contract

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The cloud services market continues to grow at an impressive rate. Cloud vendors are everywhere, with more springing up seemingly each month.

Numecent Raises $2M

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Irvine-based Numecent , a stealth-mode, cloud computing firm run by Osman Kent, said yesterday that it has raised $2M as part of a Series A financing round. Numecent said it is developing "cloudpaging" technology, in the area of hybrid cloud computing. numecent cloud computing venture capital stealth software hybrid

Top 5 Benefits of a Virtualized IT Department

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Now, cloud computing makes it possible to virtualize IT departments. Benefit #1 Cloud Space. Benefit #2 Organization.

Kareo the “Doctor’s Cloud” Secures $29.5 Million in Growth Capital

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million round into Kareo, the doctor’s cloud-based platform. The post Kareo the “Doctor’s Cloud” Secures $29.5

SoCal's Cloud Dreams Surface At OpenStack Summit

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RightScale Adds New Customers

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Santa Barbara-based cloud deployment software developer RightScale said Thursday that it has added three new customers, bringing its total number of software-as-a-service providers to more than 100. RightScale's software is used by software-as-a-service companies to manage updates and deployment of their software into the cloud.

DreamHost Launches OpenStack Cloud

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Los Angeles-based web hosting provider DreamHost has expanded into the cloud computing services market, saying this morning that it has launched a new OpenStack-based cloud computing platform called DreamCompute. Pricing on its new cloud based service was not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

RightScale Expands In Australia

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Santa Barbara-based cloud computing software developer RightScale has expanded into Australia, the firm said last week. RightScale is a provider of software used to manage the configuration, monitoring, and other aspects of both private and public cloud computing. READ MORE>>.

Eucalyptus: The Next Billion Dollar Open Source Firm?

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A new article this morning from ReadWriteWeb has identified Santa Barbara-based cloud computing software firm Eucalyptus has one of the open source software companies most likely to become the next, $1 billion company (in annual revenues). eucalyptus cloud computing software open sourceREAD MORE>>.

Gores Group Buys Astadia

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Los Angeles-based private equity firm The Gores Group has acquired cloud computing consulting and systems integrator Astadia , Gores said Monday. Astadia serves enterprise customers, helping them build cloud-based software; the firm says it has 2,600 clients using its services. Astadia was based in Dallas, Texas.

RightScale Lands $15.6M More

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Santa Barbara-based RightScale , the developer of cloud computing management software headed by Michael Crandell, has raised $15.6M in a new round of funding, according to a regulatory filing by the company. rightscale venture capital cloud saas monitoring management softwareREAD MORE>>.

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