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Savvis Launches Cloud Data Center Services Built on vCloud Director 5.1

Cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions provider Savvis has launched  Savvis Cloud Data Center, a virtual data center service built on VMware vCloud Director 5.1 and Cisco’s Unified Data Center technologies. Some of the key features of Savvis Cloud Data Center are: 1] It uses VMware’s vCloud Director 5.1 cloud stack on top of infrastructure from Cisco, Intel and Dell to simplify infrastructure provisioning and enables IT to move at the speed of business. 2] It deploys  VMware’s  Linked Clone technology, enabling  end users are able to rapidly clone base vApps into children vApps by only storing changes made by children and reading all other data from the base. This enables significant storage savings for IT and acceleration for end users who have highly cloned applications. 3] E...

Cisco Announces a Definitive Agreement to Acquire Sourcefire For $2.7 billion

Cisco today announced  a definitive agreement to acquire Sourcefire, a intelligent cybersecurity solutions provider. The acquisition has been approved by the board of directors of each company. Under the terms of the agreement, Cisco will pay $76 per share in cash in exchange for each share of Sourcefire and assume outstanding equity awards for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $2.7 billion, including retention-based incentives. Cisco revealed via an official press release that it expects the acquisition to be slightly dilutive to non-GAAP earnings in fiscal year 2014 due to normal purchase accounting adjustments and integration costs. Once the transaction closes, Cisco will include Sourcefire into its guidance going forward and Sourcefire employees will join the Cisco Security ...

Hong Kong Based Cloud Provider Ximbo Expands Services into Asian Market

Hong Kong based cloud service provider Ximbo today announced expansion of it’s services into the Asian market. As a part of it’s  market enlargement plan, Ximbo has also launched a new website, targeted specifically at international customers. “Our target is not only local market, but the international one. After gaining foothold in the Hong Kong local market, it is time for us to move one step forward.” said Kong, Market specialist, Ximbo,  in a  telephone interview with DailyHostNews. We understand that expanding our market means facing a more intense international competition, and are ready to take this challenge. – Ximbo. “The key of going international is a fast and reliable network. Our high speed optic fiber network backbone connects our clients to the whole world,” he a...

Green Cloud Technologies Celebrates 100th Customer

Greenville, SC – February 26, 2013 – Green Cloud Technologies, a Cloud technology solutions provider headquartered in Greenville, SC, recently signed its 100th business customer, East Cooper Plastic Surgery located in Charleston, SC.  This milestone, celebrated just 10 months after the company acquired its first customer, demonstrates that today’s businesses are turning to cloud-based services that are more reliable, affordable and efficient than traditional IT solutions.  Very recently Green Cloud Technologies expanded in Florida and appointed Mr. Dan Sterling as president. This is a significant achievement and another milestone for us to celebrate. Our team has worked hard to develop the best cloud solutions on the market today.  Businesses across South Carolina, like East Cooper Plastic...

Cisco and NetApp to Unify Branch Office, Data Center and Public Cloud with FlexPod Architecture

Cisco  and NetApp announced on Thursday an expanded partnership to deliver new converged infrastructure innovation to unify branch office, data center and public cloud infrastructures under the FlexPod architecture. Current IT architectures comprise a fragmented combination of infrastructure along with public, private and hybrid clouds offered by different organizations and addressing distinct customer needs. NetApp and Cisco share a common vision for the future of the data center and will continue to collaborate on innovations that connect organizations under a holistic cloud architecture. – Manish Goel, Executive vice president, NetApp. The partnership expansion   makes Cisco and NetApp able to offer the ability to simplify deployment, management and orchestration — connecting enterprise...

Cloud Connect Announces Keynote Speakers for 2013 Silicon Valley Event

Cloud Connect, produced by UBM Tech, today announced the lineup of keynote speakers, including top cloud computing minds from large enterprises like PayPal and General Electric, for this year’s event.  As the premier technology event for cloud computing, featuring the latest technologies, platforms, strategies, and innovations, Cloud Connect presents a speaker lineup that will provide attendees with information on the latest innovations in cloud computing.  Cloud Connect will take place April 2-5, 2013 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA. This event plays a vital role in informing the market and bringing all cloud constituents together in meaningful ways to explore the wide range of innovation in the cloud. – Steve Wylie , General Manager, Cloud Connect. The keynote...

Green Cloud Technologies Appoints Dan Sterling as President

Green Cloud Technologies, a Cloud technology solutions provider headquartered in Greenville, SC, has appointed Dan Sterling as president of the company.  Sterling, a former Windstream executive and telecom industry veteran, will oversee and manage the company’s sales, marketing and field support operations.  He is charged with developing sales and marketing strategies for Green Cloud’s industry-leading disaster recovery solution and furthering the company’s market growth through a network of channel partners. The announcement comes a few days after Green Cloud Technologies expanded its presence in Florida by opening a new office in Tampa and hiring two new sales executives. He is a born leader and someone who understands the benefits of our cloud offerings. – Shay Houser,CEO,Green Cloud Te...

Cisco Unveils New Solution for Small Business Resellers

DAILYHOSTNEWS, December 14, 2011 – Expanding on its commitment to enabling the success of its small business partners, Cisco yesterday announced a new cloud-based service called OnPlus that offers channel partners a way to easily and affordably provide network assessment, management and advisory services to their small business customers.  By enabling value added resellers (VARs) to quickly create or expand their managed services practice, OnPlus helps to evolve the customer relationship from reactive and tactical, to more proactive and strategic. Today’s small business announcement builds on Cisco’s Partner Led sales model designed to elevate channel partners’ ability to drive sales in the fast-growing small business and mid-market segments.  Earlier this year, Cisco announced it will inv...

Neutral Tandem To Offer Cloud-Based Cisco Solutions

DAILYHOSTNEWS, November 8, 2011 – Neutral Tandem, a leading provider of global interconnection services, yesterday announced its plans to introduce the first cloud-based collaboration service in the United States specifically developed to be resold by Cisco’s Value-Added Reseller (VAR) community and System Integrators (SIs). The new cloud-based service is based on Cisco’s next-generation Unified Communications infrastructure and will leverage Neutral Tandem’s extensive expertise in operating and managing IP networks. Neutral Tandem has entered into HCS Trial agreements with select Cisco authorized VARs and is trialing the service with them. The service, based on Cisco’s Hosted Collaboration Solution (HCS), will enable VARs/SIs to deliver a full suite of unified comm...

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