Archive for August 13th, 2009

Verizon Business joins Cloud Security Alliance

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Verizon Business joins Cloud Security Alliance

PRESS RELEASE: Verizon Business has joined the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) to help promote security within the “cloud” — services delivered over the Internet. As a corporate member of the alliance, Verizon Business will lend its global security leadership to advocate for increased awareness and education concerning security best practices for the cloud. Industry expects […]

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OECD calls for formal study of link between ICT and environment

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The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has launched a formal call to establish a separate statistical field of study that links ICT and the environment. In a document issued by its Directorate of Science, Technology and Industry, the OECD notes, “while the links between ICT and environmental outcomes are becoming clearer, there is no […]

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Cisco, Gale International in smart city partnership

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Cisco, Gale International in smart city partnership

Not long after it announced its partnership with Landis_Gyr in the smart grid and energy sector, Cisco Systems has announced another partnership with another global leader – this time a builder of smart cities, Gale International. The two companies will work together to bring complementary skills, capabilities and solutions together to create smart, sustainable cities […]

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The value of a Rackspace cloud customer – US$255/quarter

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We know that cloud computing is supposed to be much more cost effective than traditional data centre services and managed hosting offerings, but just how much cheaper, and how does cloud computing revenue measured up for service providers? Those numbers are emerging as cloud service providers start to report their fiscal results. Specifically, Rackspace Hosting’s […]

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