cloud migration

New Market Opportunities for Entry Level Cloud MSPs with Increased Cloud Migration

New market opportunities to emerge for entry-level cloud MSPs with increasing migration to the cloud, as per a 451 Microsoft commissioned research that was unveiled in Microsoft Hosting and Cloud Summit 2017 at Bellevue, last month. Public cloud spending is expected to reach $500B by 2020 as per the IDC CloudView 2016 Survey,  due to key change drivers like – CTO/IT, EOL technologies, Shadow IT and more. The role of the Private/Hybrid cloud is expected be the most relevant in the coming times. As per a Pulse Gatepoint Research, March 2016, 46% of customers prefer Azure over any other public cloud, with AWS standing at 42%. All this and more data were revealed through a study called Workload and Application migration to Azure – Your Path to Recurring Revenue at MHS 2017 which discussed abou...

RiverMeadow Software Releases RiverMeadow Cloud Migration SaaS 2.0

Automated server migration solution developer RiverMeadow Software today announced the availability of version 2.0 of RiverMeadow Cloud Migration SaaS  with many new features and infrastructure enhancements. With the enhancements delivered in RiverMeadow Cloud Migration SaaS 2.0, we continue to remove the barriers of entry for just a fraction of the cost and without the operational headaches, so organizations can immediately gain the economic and practical benefits of cloud computing. – Mark Shirman, CEO, RiverMeadow. RiverMeadow Cloud Migration SaaS  is an API-based platform which automates the cloud migration process from beginning-to-end, without having to  install agents or take servers out of production, thereby saving considerable amount of cost and time.   It accommodates both Linux...

“We Make it Easy, Fast and Economical for SMBs to Move to the Cloud”- Steve Zimba, Mural

Cloud has of late been marketed heavily as the panacea to every potential business problem. Lured by the ease-of-use and agility moving to the cloud brings in the business processes, SMBs are very eager to buy cloud services. This creates an enormous opportunity for service providers in the market, and they try to exploit it very aggressively. Only, it’s not as easy as it seems. Most SMBs find cutting through the fog and hype surrounding the cloud very difficult and struggle to get to grips with the new concept. They’re intrigued by the cloud, but also confused and wary of it. Moving to the cloud involves a very large, expensive and difficult set of problems, and SMBs simply don’t have the skill, resources and most importantly, time to understand every nuance and permutat...

CloudVelocity Releases One Hybrid Cloud software; Raises $13 Million in Series B Funding

CloudVelocity today announced release of  its One Hybrid Cloud software  that enables enterprises to accelerate cloud adoption and  makes AWS a secure and seamless extension of enterprise data centers. CloudVelocity has also  announced  that it has closed $13 million in Series B funding, bringing the total raised to $18 million, in a funding round  led by Third Point Ventures, along with the participation of Pelion Venture Partners and previous investor Mayfield Fund. “We are excited to have Third Point Ventures and Pelion Venture Partners join Mayfield Fund as investors, as we work together to address the massive market opportunity in enterprise cloud computing,” said Rajeev Chawla, Chief Executive Officer, CloudVelocity. With today’s launch of One Hybrid Cloud, we are significantly reduc...

NTT Communications Plans to Launch On-premises Connection, an SDN-based Cloud Migration Service

NTT Communications Corporation plans to launch  the ‘On-premises Connection’, world’s first software-defined networking (SDN)-based cloud migration service. The service will launched on July 28 in Japan and  later in other markets worldwide. On-premises Connection service will connect  customer on-premises systems with NTT Com’s Enterprise Cloud via the Internet using SDN technology to facilitate smooth, flexible transitions to the cloud. The SDN technology has been developed by NTT Com in partnership with VMware, and a research institute operated by parent NTT Corporation. Some of the key features of the new service are: The new service will substantially reduce the workload  required to design and configure on-premises networks by connecting on-premises systems and cloud in t...

Cloud Migration of Mission Critical Application Approaching Rapidly

DAILYHOSTNEWS, January 17, 2012 – Eighty per cent of EMEA IT decision makers say they would move mission critical applications to the cloud within the next two to five years. By the end of 2012 a majority of organizations believe between 20 and 30 per cent of their IT delivery will be by private or public cloud. And within three years three quarters of respondents expect that between one quarter and one half of their IT delivery will be by public and private cloud. More than 60 percent of IT decision makers within EMEA based utilities, financial services and public sector organizations are planning to use the cloud to radically alter customer, citizen and employee interaction in terms of instant access to information, hp said. The survey was across 10 markets in Europe, the Middle East and...

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