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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. Consumers are using the Cloud even if they don't know it.TechBiz Connection has assembled an expert panel that will discuss the pros and cons of Cloud Computing for entrepreneurs and business leaders to.

Amazon to Team With L.A. Community Colleges for Cloud Computing Certificate Program

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9 that it will collaborate with the California Cloud Workforce Project (CA Cloud) and 19 community colleges in Los Angeles County to offer a regional cloud computing certificate. Amazon.com Inc.’s s Amazon Web Services announced Aug. To date, this is the first program of its kind created by Amazon and local colleges

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. I think you will be surprised by what the CEO of this industry-leading cloud computing has to say about the future of the Cloud.

Mutli-Cloud: The Future of Cloud Computing?

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The hype surrounding cloud computing is not easily dismissed, especially considering how many businesses are adopting it for their operations. The new cloud trend is to institute a multi-cloud environment. Several factors play into multi-cloud’s rising popularity.

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Thursday, September 24, 2009 -- "Cloud Computing - Balancing Risk and Benefit" TechExecs Los Angeles CIO Panel Forum. Panel: Phil Dixon, VP Engineering, Shopzilla; Alex Godelman, VP Technology, Gorilla Nation; Veronica Caban, Dir Server Ops, Universal Music Group; Brian Wood, Infrastructure Engineering, Jet Propulsion Labs. See [link] (more

3Tera Upgrades Cloud Computing Software

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Aliso Viejo-based 3Tera , a developer of cloud computing software and services, announced Thursday that the firm has upgraded its AppLogic cloud computing platform. Tags: 3tera cloud computing applications According to the firm, the updated platform includes automated diagnostics and self-healing features, including ability to monitor and detect hard drives issues; automatic volume repair; improved server isolation; and soft restarts of the system.

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Thursday, October 30, 2008 -- Cloud Computing. In our October 2008 meeting our topic of discussion is "Cloud Computing" with special guest speaker Damon Young, Sales Director of ProjectLocker.com, during this meetup we will briefly cover what cloud computing is and how the hosting industry is currently monetizing such a solution. LA Web Hosting Group Meetup.

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. According to the companies, the integration allows enterprises to self-provision private and hybrid clouds. Tags: eucalyptus jamcracker cloud computing software

Four of Southern California's Cloud Computing Startups

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One of the most active areas of interest and growth in the technology industry today is cloud computing--the use of computing resources on the Internet, to accomplish tasks that normally would have taken a server farm or local systems.

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. According to newScale , rPath , and Eucalyptus , the three have created a new coalition called the "NRE" alliance, which will promote the firms' integrated technology platform for the cloud computing market.

Cloud Computing De-mystified

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Wednesday, April 6, 2011 -- Cloud Computing De-mystified. SDSIC. Co-Location has been the method of choice for most software companies delivering software solutions as a Service (SaaS). However, recent technical and economic shifts have allowed many software companies to dramatically increase cash flow by reducing or eliminating hardware infrastructure and personnel investments by leveraging an Infrastructure-as-a-Service model.

Mobile Apps and Cloud Computing

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Thursday, March 24, 2011 -- OCTANe Innovation Series - Mobile Apps and Cloud Computing. Cloud computing, mobile applications, and high-powered mobile devices are three of the top technologies of 2011. These technologies are also changing how business gets done. This means big opportunities for new markets, new efficiencies, and new business models. However, there will also be challenges in security, infrastructure, and incumbent business models.

eDiscovery and Cloud Computing.

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Thursday, January 22, 2009 -- "eDiscovery and Cloud Computing" CTC. Not quite historic as the inauguration, but still ground-breaking -- together we'll Demystify 2 Pertinent Topics: eDiscovery and Cloud Computing. In addition to weighing the facts and engaging the Cloud Computing experts - you'll also hear "Tales from a White Collar Crime Investigator" from someone who examined high-profile matters related to Enron, The Hells' Angels and the Iran Contra scandal.

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. Tags: private management software capital venture computing cloud rightscale

Airset: Your Own Personal Cloud Computer

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Airset gives you your own Personal Cloud Computer and the ability to add groups of Cloud Computers to your Cloud Network. Each cloud computer has an expandable hard disk, a rich suite of web applications, and acts as a web server publishing content.

Big tech companies are looking at Hollywood as the next stage in their play for the cloud

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This week, both Microsoft and Google made moves to woo Hollywood to their cloud computing platforms in the latest act of the unfolding drama over who will win the multi-billion dollar business of the entertainment industry as it moves to the cloud.

Google partners with Sony Pictures Imageworks to launch an open source VFX render manager

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OpenCue doesn’t handle any of the actual rendering processes but it provides all the tools to break down those different steps and then schedule and manage the different rendering jobs across large rendering farms, both local and in the cloud.

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Cloud Computing ?? What Can Cloud Do for You?

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Cloud Computing  What Can Cloud Do for You? Hear our impressive panel of experts share their insight on the benefits and risks of using cloud computing in the workplace. Despite huge advances in computing power, the world's IT infrastructure is overwhelmed by increasingly complex and huge amounts of data. So, along came "cloud computing" where processing, storage, networking and applications are accessed as services over networks, public and private.

Technology infrastructure launchpad The Fabric raises $15 million

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Why Has Seed Investing Declined? And What Does this Mean for the Future?

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technology vc venture-capital tech cloud-computingSeed investments are down by any measure (funds, deals, dollars) over the past 3 years in deals < $1 million AND in deals between $1–5 million. What gives?

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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). software as a service", "SaaS" or "on-demand") is a popular way to access, use and pay for business support software and provides a viable business model in this emerging field of cloud computing.

Google Cloud’s LA region goes online

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Google Cloud’s new region in Los Angeles is now online, the company announced today. region and, while it was slow to expand its physical cloud footprint, the company now features 17 regions around the world.

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Putting the band back together, ExactTarget execs reunite to launch MetaCX

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The former President of ExactTarget and later chief executive of Salesforce Marketing Cloud has made billions of dollars building products to help support customer service and now he’s back at it again with his latest venture MetaCX.

Esri Partners With Alibaba On Cloud Efforts

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Redlands-based Esri , the developer of geographical information systems (GIS) software and related products, has inked a collaborative agreement with Chinese Internet giant Alibaba Group , via Alibaba's cloud computing arm, Alibaba Cloud. According to the two, the deal will help customers who are seeking to implement Esri technology on Alibaba Cloud. esri alibaba china cloud computing geographical mapping data international

Zumasys Gets $7.5M Credit Facility

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Irvine-based cloud computing provider Zumasys has received $7.5M zumasys credit facility cloud computing lineofcredit venture capital debtin a credit facility from lender Avidbank Specialty Finance. According to Avidbank, Zumasys has received a working capital line of credit and term debt that will be used to refinance existing debt and provide ongoing working capital. Terms on that new credit facility were not announced. READ MORE>>.

Three Ways 5G Is More Than Just Fast Video Streaming

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5G, particularly when coupled with cloud computing and artificial intelligence (A.I.), In 2019, we will finally see commercial deployment of the much-anticipated 5G (fifth-generation) wireless network.

Whiskey Coffee, Immigration, AI: MassChallenge Austin 2019 Startups

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Austin —MassChallenge has picked the 74 early-stage companies that will eventually compete for a portion of $500,000 in cash as a part of its Austin accelerator program.

AlwaysAI Adds $4M to Bring Deep Learning to Embedded ‘Edge’ Devices

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Using algorithms to analyze those images on the devices, in turn, generally takes loads of computing power and energy—sometimes more than is feasible. Many of our devices, from wearables to medical instruments to drones, can capture reams of images.

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. DreamHost said that DreamCompute will provide compute instances from 1GB to 64GB, and also will use the open source, distributed storage software from its spinoff, Ceph. Pricing on its new cloud based service was not disclosed.

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ResMed To Add To Software Offerings With $750M MatrixCare Acquisition

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Medical device maker ResMed has agreed to acquire Minnesota-based MatrixCare, which makes software for long-term care providers, for $750 million. San Diego’s ResMed (NYSE: ticker[[RMD]]) announced its intention to buy the privately held tech company on Monday.

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. rightscale australia cloud computing international software

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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 gores group merger acquisition private equity cloud computing consulting systems integrator

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Metacloud Adds Virtual Extensible LAN Support

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Pasadena-based Metacloud , the provider of OpenStack-based private cloud deployment services, said it has begun supporting what is called Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) networking support. According to Metacloud, the move eliminates the typical scalability problems found in large cloud computing environments. metacloud vxlan virtual extensible scalability cloud computing private openstack

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. morphlabs morph open source cloud computing deployment software colocation