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NATO, IBM Explore Private Cloud for Command & Control

NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, is working with IBM  on a private cloud project that will help meet 21st-century requirements for command and control, surveillance and just keeping the 28-member military alliance on the same page.  The project starts early in the New Year and follows President Obama’s ‘Cloud First” government IT mandate.

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Survey: Cloud Expansion Drives Need for Management in 2011

As 2011 begins, cloud computing is gathering momentum for mid-sized and large firms. A recent survey found 80% of organizations with at least 1,000 employees have a cloud service; and more than half report using at least six cloud services. 

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Options IT Leverages IBM to Deliver Private Cloud for Finance

Options IT, a provider of high-performance financial technology infrastructure-as-a-service to buyside and sellside firms, is using IBM BladeCenter technologies to deliver an innovative high-performance private cloud platform to demanding financial services clients.

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Evans 2010 Cloud Developer Survey Reveals Top Requirements, Trends

Developers looking for private or public cloud solutions have top two requirements -- security and reliability, according to the just-released 2010 Cloud Development Survey from Evans Data Corp. IDN speaks with Evans’ CEO Janel Garvin about other key survey findings.

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Oracle Coherence Upgrades End-to-End Data, Transaction Integrity

Oracle’s latest upgrade to its Coherence in-memory distributed data grid solution sports new features to boost end-to-end reliability of traffic and transactions, including to and from J2EE to  .NET and even the cloud. IDN goes in-depth about Coherence 3.6 with Oracle vice president for development Cameron Purdy.

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Keynote Brings End-To-End Monitoring to Nagios Open Source

Keynote Systems’ Enterprise Adapter 2.0 performance and availability alerts now work with Nagios open source monitoring software. The offering allows IT and operations team using Nagios to get a complete end-to-end view of runtime ops from backend infrastructure all the way to the desktop or mobile end user

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Sun Microsystems Ships GlassFish Enterprise Server v3

Sun Microsystems Inc. is shipping GlassFish Enterprise Server v3, the latest update of its Java EE-based application server and core component of Sun’s GlassFish ESB.

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SugarCRM Adds Integration, Mobile Tools to Cloud

SugarCRM is using the cloud to make it easier to build and manage mobile CRM (customer relationship management) solutions. The improved web services and better tools are part of the Sugar Open Cloud, and available as a beta test offerings.

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5 Secrets of Highly-Available Integration Infrastructure

Progress Software describes five misconceptions or "dirty little secrets' about high availability for IT integration infrastructure. The report discusses failover clusters and says five-nines uptime may not reflect true business costs of failures.

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Microsoft Contributes to Apache Open Source SOA Project

Microsoft is contributing code to one of Apache's open-source SOA project. In a blog post, Microsoft said it was contributing code to Project Stonehenge, intended to build a set of sample applications to implement a SOA based on approved W3C and OASIS standard protocols.

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OMG To Acquire Green Computing Impact Organization

The Object Management Group (OMG), the longtime IT integration standards group, will acquire the Green Computing Impact Organization Inc. (GCIO), an organization focused on sustainability standards and practices.

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XAware Upgrades Open Source Data Integration Software

XAware Inc. is shipping an upgrade to its open source data integration software. XAware 5.1 improves the ability to create and manage composite data services for SOA, RIA and Software as a Service apps.

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