The Daily Cloud is SearchCloudComputing.com's oft-irreverent look at the world of cloud computing. June's editions include Microsoft's state-wide email deal with Kentucky, Google's new cloud computing calculator and HP's $1 billion cloud computing shift.
IBM opens new Mass Lab: focus on cloud computing, mobile technologies
June 18, 2010
Big Blue has set up a major new operation in Massachusetts -- 3400 developers and researchers to push the envelope on IBM's technology.
Intuit outage and hushed response cause alarm
June 17, 2010
The Platform as a Service and Web services delivery firm suffered a catastrophic outage this week, and nobody appears to know why.
Eucalyptus hits 2.0 with Windows machine support
June 16, 2010
Eucalyptus Enterprise Edition 2.0 launches with Windows Server 2003 and 2008 support, not to mention new group management and billing features.
Verizon introduces its cloud computing storage service
June 15, 2010
Verizon Cloud Storage will be a pay-as-you-go cloud storage service for managing and retrieving data over the Internet.
Pew predicts cloud computing dominance by 2020
June 14, 2010
A Pew Research Center survey of almost 900 industry experts indicates that by 2020, technology and data will live mostly in the cloud.
House Committee to hold hearing on cloud computing
June 11, 2010
Federal CIO Vivek Kundra may meet pushback in Congressional hearings over his cloud computing plans.
HP scoops Google on print cloud
June 10, 2010
The HP ePrint Center and Google Cloud Print will both allow for remote printing from the cloud.
Ingram Micro to mix cloud, metaphors in new distribution channel
June 9, 2010
The technology distributor partners with Salesforce.com, Amazon and Rackspace on a distribution channel called the Cloud Conduit.
Microsoft guns for Google Apps, signs up Kentucky
June 8, 2010
Microsoft challenges Google Apps by giving the entire state of Kentucky free hosted email via its Live@edu service.
Google Apps delivers cloud security white paper
June 7, 2010
A white paper from the search giant explains how Google organizes security policies and distributes data in Google Apps.
Engine Yard offers new PaaS with no lock-in
June 4, 2010
xCloud, Engine Yard's new Platform as a Service offering, allows developers to work on Terremark's cloud infrastructure.
WSO2 launches Platform as a Service enabler software
June 3, 2010
Open source software Stratos aims to turn enterprise clouds into Platform as a Service with WSO2's Carbon middleware.
Google cloud calculator snubs Microsoft Exchange
June 2, 2010
The Go Google cloud calculator presents the instant cost benefits of Google's cloud services, but make sure you read the disclaimer.
HP to spend $1 billion on cloud computing shift
June 1, 2010
Hewlett-Packard will invest $1 billion into a full restructuring of its Enterprise Services business with a focus on cloud computing.