Cloud Computing

ERP in the Ethers

Cloud computing is gaining acceptance, but is it core ready?

Acceptance of cloud computing—the practice of storing data in off-site servers rather than on campus—has been growing by leaps and bounds, at least in some areas. “It’s growing in the areas easier to rip and replace, such as CRM,” says Stan Swete, chief technology officer at Workday, which offers HR and Payroll systems through software as a service (SaaS).

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Community Care College selects disruptive technology from Three Rivers Systems to manage its 3-campus operations

Community Care College has selected CAMS Enterprise, the disruptive technology choice from Three Rivers Systems Inc., as its new academic enterprise resource planning system for managing its entire student lifecycle. In doing so, the Tulsa, Okla.-based, three-campus technical school in the burgeoning for-profit sector rejected bids from several well-known, more-conventional ERP providers unable match the out-of-the-box configuration, self-service customization, total integration and growth capacity CAMS Enterprise offers.

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Stampede Extends Low Cost Video Conferencing Lease Program And Launches Cloud Based Conferencing

Underscoring its commitment to offer ProAV dealers unprecedented new opportunities to create new revenue streams in 2012, Stampede Presentation Products, Inc., the leading value-added distributor of ProAV solutions, today announced the immediate continuation of its groundbreaking $99 per-month video conferencing lease program and the launch of a cloud based video conferencing system, according to Stampede President & COO Kevin Kelly.

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VMware Expands its View™, Brings Windows Virtual Desktops to Kindle Fire, Mac and Linux

VMware, Inc., a provider of virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced new VMware View™ Clients for Kindle Fire, Mac and Linux, along with updates to its popular VMware View Clients for Android and iPad. Offered as technology previews, the new VMware View Clients for Mac and Linux enable IT organizations to empower more agile, productive and connected workforce or school communities by providing an easy-to-access, high-fidelity desktop virtualization experience optimized for the device of their choice.

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Panzura Expands Ecosystem With Support For Scality Cloud Storage

As part of a significant expansion in its cloud ecosystem announced today, Panzura, a leading provider of global cloud storage solutions, and Scality, scale out storage pioneer, announced full support for the Scality RING Organic Storage™ infrastructure, enhancing Panzura’s comprehensive public and private cloud storage solution for globally-distributed enterprises. These enterprises are increasingly embracing the PanzuraTM solution for seamless global file storage from edge to core due to its unrivaled levels of performance, security, and cost savings.

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USC Shifts 8 Petabytes of Data to Nirvanix Private Cloud Storage Solution

Nirvanix today announced that the University of Southern California (USC) will deploy over 8 petabytes of unstructured data on a Nirvanix Private Cloud Storage solution. The Private Cloud will be fully managed as a service by Nirvanix and will include digital content from multiple USC entities, including the USC Shoah Foundation Institute in the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and the USC Digital Repository, a division of the USC Libraries.

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Ericom AccessCloud - a New SaaS and Cloud-Enablement Solution for ISVs and Cloud Hosting Providers

Ericom Software, a leading global provider of application access and virtualization solutions today announced Ericom AccessCloud – a new initiative aimed at facilitating the adoption of Cloud-hosted services, including Software as a Service (SaaS), Multi-tenancy, and billing and automatic provisioning solutions, by ISVs and cloud-hosting companies. Ericom AccessCloud provides a comprehensive solution for ISVs who want to both SaaS-enable their single tenant Windows client / server applications, and support their customers' migration of their IT services to a Cloud infrastructure.

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Scality and TeamDrive announce secure and scalable file-sharing and synchronization solution for private clouds

Organic storage pioneer Scality and synchronization and collaboration specialist TeamDrive today announced the integration of Scality's cloud storage with TeamDrive's secure synchronization and collaboration solution. The result, a complete file-sharing and synchronization solution for private clouds, is aimed squarely at customers that want to provide a high degree of collaboration functionality and mobility, while also maintaining total security of data by encrypting data transfer and keeping it on their own infrastructure.

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Scality And Teamdrive Announce Secure And Scalable File-Sharing And Synchronization Solution For Private Clouds

Organic storage pioneer Scality and synchronization and collaboration specialist TeamDrive today announced the integration of Scality's cloud storage with TeamDrive's secure synchronization and collaboration solution. The result, a complete file-sharing and synchronization solution for private clouds, is aimed squarely at customers that want to provide a high degree of collaboration functionality and mobility, while also maintaining total security of data by encrypting data transfer and keeping it on their own infrastructure.

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Tacoma Community College Moves Support to the Cloud with Parature, Resolving Issues Faster for Thousands of Students, Staff and Faculty

Parature, a global leader in cloud-based customer engagement software, announced today that Tacoma Community College selected Parature for online customer support to service its thousands of students, staff and faculty members, dramatically improving issue resolution times. Tacoma joins over 300 colleges and universities that rely on Parature’s cloud-based technology for their online customer support portal.

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