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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.

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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

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Tuesday, March 10, 2009 -- Cloud Computing : Impact on Business and Architecture. Come for a discussion on how Cloud Computing can be leveraged to create a new class of solutions that are more connected, dynamic, and can allow business to drive cost down, yet enable unlimited potential services. Cloud computing is a disruptive force that has the potential to change everything, but how do we take advantage of it?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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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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.

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>>.

AI Chip Startup Mythic Reaps $40M from SoftBank, Lockheed Venture Arms

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Mythic , which last year unveiled its novel computer chip designed for artificial intelligence, announced today that it has raised $40 million in a Series B fundraising round led by the venture capital arm of Japanese telecom and tech giant SoftBank.

The Edge or the Cloud? It Depends on the App

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There’s no arguing that the cloud has transformed the way organizations deal with data and apps. For these reasons and more, companies everywhere are moving more and more data and compute tasks to the cloud every day.

Arterys, GE Healthcare to Roll Out Next-Gen MRI Scans of Heart

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That’s because GE Healthcare, by tweaking its traditional MRI scanners, was capturing so much raw data on the heart that on-site hospital scanners and computers couldn’t assemble it into images that doctors could intuitively interpret.

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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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The Five Major Tech Trends of 2016

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“Cognitive computing,” artificial intelligence, machine learning, and advanced data analytics are evolving companies’ understanding of their customers in game-changing ways. The Continued Growth of Cloud.

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

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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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

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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Corelogic Buys Dorado Network Systems

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Dorado develops cloud computing applications for the financial services industry. corelogic dorado network systems merger acquisition cloud computing application financial

Eucalyptus Deploys In India With Ingram Micro

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Santa Barbara-based cloud computing software developer Eucalyptus Systems is deploying its software to India, the firm said this week, via a new partnership with distributor Ingram Micro. Eucalpytus, which develops cloud computing software to help companies deploy their applications to Amazon Web Services and other clouds, said that Ingram Micro will offer up its software to its value added resellers in India.

Dell Technologies Goes Public About $100M Venture Capital Arm

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Austin —Dell Technologies is publicly unveiling a venture capital investment arm that has been quietly investing in startups since the operation was run by EMC, the data storage giant that Dell agreed to acquire for $67 billion in 2015. Called Dell Technologies Capital, the investment arm plans to provide funding to about 20 startups this year, Scott Darling, president of group, told Bloomberg , which first reported the news this morning.

Amplify Partners With Cloud Provider Joyent

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Amplify , the startup accelerator program being run by Paul Bricault in Venice Beach, has tied with a cloud computing provider, Joyent , the two said this morning. The two said they are in a partnership, where Joyent will provide free cloud computing resources and marketing services to Amplify's portfolio companies. Joyent's cloud services are used by companies such as LinkedIn, TaskRabbit, Kabam, Voxer, ModCloth, and others.

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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

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 source