Tag: infrastructure

  • EMC: 28 Percent Jump in Third Quarter Profits

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    EMC’s newly refreshed enterprise storage line, featuring 41 new products launched in the last 18 months, apparently is also refreshing the company’s revenue and profit levels. The huge storage, security and cloud infrastructure provider continues to file impressive quarterly reports, posting record third-quarter results Oct. 18 that included a 28 percent jump in profits year-over-year.… Read more

  • Polycom Takes Video Conferencing to iPad, Android

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    Polycom is taking its enterprise video software to the tablet market with the launch of RealPresence Mobile, which currently supports Apple iPad 2, Motorola Xoom and Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, with more mobile devices to follow. The vendor currently provides audio and video conferencing products from the desktop up to the immersive telepresence room systems,… Read more

  • Oracle Launches Health Insurance Exchange Platform


    Oracle has announced a health insurance exchange (HIX) platform that aligns several of its existing applications to allow states to create a marketplace for purchasing health insurance. Under the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), states must establish health insurance exchanges by 2014. "The impending rollout of health insurance exchanges will require state… Read more

  • Industrialized, Low Cost IT Services The New Norm

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    Gartner this week touted the adoption of industrialized, low-cost IT services (ILCS) as one of the best ways CIOs can reduce the cost of keeping the lights on in the coming years. A subset of both managed services and cloud services–certainly leveraging the benefits of cloud architecture–ILCS is best seen in the burgeoning infrastructure utility… Read more

  • Parallels Releases Automation for Cloud Infrastructure Solution

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    Hosting and cloud services enablement specialist Parallels announced the availability of Parallels Automation for Cloud Infrastructure, a scalable solution for service providers to deliver cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) to small to medium-size businesses. PACI provides hosting control, from provisioning and billing to self-service management and security. It is ready to deploy on any… Read more

  • Nimbula Updates Infrastructure as a Service

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    Silicon Valley cloud firm Nimbula updated its Infrastructure as a Service Platform (IaaS) platform today and unveiled a number of new partnerships in order to give users more simple control over their compute and storage resources. Immediately available, Nimbula Director 1.5 now supports a geographically distributed cloud, offering users the ability to manage a multi-site… Read more