Cloud Computing

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Pros & Cons of open source cloud computing

Chris Preimesberger | eWeek News | July 26, 2012

Open-source cloud frameworks have made a major splash in recent months with big players such as Rackspace/NASA, Hewlett-Packard, VMware and Citrix backing major open-source cloud initiatives like OpenStack and CloudStack. Read More »

Q&A: Adrian Gardner, CIO, NASA Goddard Flight Center

Joe McKendrick | SmartPlanet | August 23, 2012

In recent times, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has been actively pursuing new, more powerful and cost-effective ways to deliver its vast amounts of data across its networks of scientists and engineers, as well as share its discoveries with the rest of the world. That’s why the space agency has been aggressively adopting the cloud model... Read More »

Questions About Moving to the Cloud? We Have Answers

Medhat Galal | NextGov | December 30, 2011

As policies from the new federal chief information officer, Steven VanRoekel, become better known, cloud computing technology is proving more important than ever. VanRoekel has pledged not only to continue the Cloud First policy established by his predecessor, Vivek Kundra, but also to expand it with an additional initiative known as Future First. Read More »

Rackspace Attacks Amazon With New Cloudy Clones

Timothy Prickett Morgan | The Register | April 15, 2013

Look out, Amazon Web Services. Rackspace is cloning its own cloudy service – and to quote Jimi Hendrix's Foxy Lady, it's "comin' to getcha." Read More »

Rackspace Launches OpenStack Amazon Cloud Rival

Tom Brewster | TechWeekEurope | August 1, 2012

Rackspace announced today it is going to make its OpenStack-based cloud services open to European businesses this August, as it looks to offer an alternative to popular proprietary clouds like that of Amazon Web Services. Read More »

Red Hat CIO Lee Congdon To Speak At Open Source Think Tank

Press Release | Red Hat | March 18, 2013

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Red Hat CIO Lee Congdon will be a featured keynote speaker at Open Source Think Tank on March 21, 2013... Read More »

Red Hat Closing In On $2 Billion In Its Fourth Quarter

Charles Babcock | Information Week | December 28, 2015

Red Hat finishes 2015 on a strong financial note, with OpenShift 3.1 positioned as its next-generation cloud application development platform. Red Hat reported its third quarter 2016 results Nov. 30, and largely contrary to expectations, it's still going strong. Advances in cloud computing, VMware's strong virtualization product line, the Cloud Foundry open source development platform, and Amazon and other cloud computing services were all supposed to be sapping Red Hat's strength. On the contrary, as long as Red Hat remains at the core of the enterprise data center with its Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system, it will remain a viable competitor to VMware, the open source development platform Cloud Foundry, and proprietary clouds. ..

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Researchers: Ensure Management Transparency When Moving To A Cloud-Based EHR

Dan Bowman | FierceEMR | August 21, 2013

Healthcare providers that plan to use cloud-based services to host their electronic health records should first audit such providers via an external company to help build a relationship of trust, according to a new study published this week in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. [...] Read More »

Seagate Embraces Open Source: Joins The OpenStack Foundation And Open Compute Project

Press Release | Seagate | February 20, 2013

Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), a worldwide leader in storage solutions, today announced it has become a corporate sponsor member of the OpenStack Foundation and Open Compute Project as part of a collaborative effort to partner with industry leaders to define and promote open source standards for cloud computing. Read More »

Selected Amongst 26 Companies, ClinCapture Takes Home Finalist Nomination for Stratus 2016 Awards

Press Release | ClinCapture, Business Intelligence Group | July 26, 2016

ClinCapture, the only free validated electronic data capture (EDC) software, is pleased to announce its Finalist position in the Cloud Computing category for the 2016 Stratus Awards. Awarded by the Business Intelligence Group, ClinCapture shares the stage with leading companies such as SnapLogic and NetApp. The Stratus Finalist position is the fourth recognition ClinCapture received in the last 8 months for its cloud-based eClinical software and innovations...

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Sequencing, cloud computing, and analytics meet around genetics and pharma Bio-IT World Shows What is Possible and What Is Being Accomplished

Bio-IT World shows what is possible and what is being accomplished...last week I took the subway downtown and crossed the two wind- and rain-whipped bridges that the city of Boston built to connect to the World Trade Center. I mingled for a day with attendees and exhibitors to find what data-related challenges they’re facing and what the latest solutions are. Here are some of the major themes I turned up...

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Session on Ushahidi and Crisis Mapping Write-Up

Staff | Likeaword | January 1, 2012

In early 2008 some Kenyan developers were concerned about the levels of violence following the disputed elections in their country. They wanted an independent source of reports of what was happening and where. They built a platform that allowed people to SMS reports which could then be placed on a map. They called it “Testimony” in Swahili (Ushahidi). Read More »

South Africa’s Areta Health Selects Medsphere Healthcare IT Solutions

Press Release | Medsphere, Areta Health | September 20, 2017

Medsphere Systems Corporation, the leading provider of affordable and interoperable healthcare information technology (IT) solutions and services, today announced that the company has reached an agreement with South Africa’s Areta Health for comprehensive support of the organization’s hospital network. The contract covers Areta Health’s Specialist Day Hospital (SDH) system spread throughout South Africa. The hospitals, in turn, anchor an integrated health network with remote clinics and in-home monitoring that allow patients to heal at home without sacrificing attentive care...

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Spotify And NASA To Speak At Next Cloud World Forum

Kerry Butters | OneStopClick | February 22, 2013

The next Cloud World Forum, due to take place at National Hall, Olympia, London on the 26 to 27th June this year, has announced two more keynote speakers will be in attendance, representing Spotify and NASA. Read More »

State Plans to Hike Cloud Spending, Scale Back Digital Diplomacy

Joseph Marks | Nextgov | February 13, 2012

The State Department wants to invest about $22 million more in information technology this year, according to justification documents accompanying President Obama's proposed fiscal 2013 budget. Read More »