Posts Tagged ‘hybrid cloud’

First Hybrid-Cloud for Bare Metal and Server Backup

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

CTER Networks announced the availability of the first hybrid cloud solution incorporating server backup and bare metal backup. Designed for managed service providers and value added resellers, CTERA’s Cloud Attached Storage family combines cloud and local storage, data protection, and collaboration in a simple, centrally managed appliance-based solution. CTERA is also announcing first shipments of its new data protection appliance, the CTERA C400.

“Service providers and IT solution providers are rethinking their approach to cloud services in 2010,” said Mike Karp, vice president and principal analyst at Ptak Noel Associates. “By combining on-site data protection appliances with a flexible cloud-based back end, backed by a well thought out channel strategy and business model, CTERA is leading the cloud market in a whole new direction.”

The highlights of the newest release include:

  • Bare-Metal Backup and Recovery: Incremental, disk-level backup of live workstations and servers, stored both locally and in the cloud
  • Server Agents: Backup and recovery of Microsoft Windows servers, including live backup of Microsoft Exchange, SQL Server and Active Directory
  • Collaboration: Inviting others to view, edit or share selected files and folders stored in the cloud or on the local appliance
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Eucalyptus Raises $20 Million for Its Hybrid Cloud

Sunday, July 4th, 2010

From Anthony Ha at VentureBeat:

Eucalyptus Systems, a start-up offering open source tools to give companies the benefits of cloud computing on their own infrastructure, announced that it has raised $20 million in a second round of financing.

The company uses technology developed by the University of California, Santa Barbara. With Eucalyptus, companies can run applications in an internal environment using cloud technology while avoiding the normal concerns of security and being locked into another company’s platform. Those internal environments can also be connected to public environments like’s, creating a “hybrid cloud.” Read More »

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Presenters at The Cloud Leadership Forum

Monday, June 14th, 2010

The Cloud Leadership Forum will be June 13-15 in Santa Clara, California.  The main purpose of the cloud leadership forum will be to examine ways to advance the successful adoption of public, private and hybrid cloud models.

Presenters at the Cloud Leadership Forum include:

* Simon Aspinall, senior director, SP Data Center and Mobility Solutions, Cisco Systems
* Alan Boehme, senior vice president, IT Strategy & Enterprise Architecture, ING
* Brian Boruff, global vice president, Emerging Technologies & Strategic Growth Markets, CSC
* Angela Brandt, manager, Security Engineering, Verizon Business Global Services
* CAPTAIN Nicholas V. Buck, served as director, Ground Mission Framework and Services Program, National Reconnaissance Office, US Navy
* Jessica Carroll, managing director, Information Technologies, United States Golf Association
* Dr. Willy Chiu, vice president, IBM Cloud Labs & HiPODS, IBM Software Group
* Erich Clementi, vice president, Strategy and General Manager, Enterprise Initiatives, IBM
* Joe Crawford, executive director, IT Solutions, Verizon Business
* John Gallant, senior vice president and chief content officer, IDG Enterprise, Publishers of CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld and Network World
* Frank Gens, senior vice president & chief analyst, IDC
* Siki Giunta, vice president, Cloud Computing and Software Services, CSC
* James Harris, managing director, Cloud Computing, Accenture
* Ken Harris, CIO & senior vice president, Shaklee Corp.
* Tim O’Brien, senior director, Platform Strategy Group, Microsoft Corp.
* Domnick Parretta, managing partner, Valorem Consulting Group, LLC
* Mike Pearl, advisory partner, US Cloud Computing Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers
* Thor Geir Ramleth, senior vice president & CIO, Bechtel Group, Inc.
* James Rinaldi, CIO, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
* John Rizzi, vice president, Product Management and Strategy,
* Ricardo Santos, product and offering lad, Infrastructure, Accenture
* Kumud Srinivasan, vice president, IT & General Manager, IT Engineering, Intel Corporation
* Willie M. Tejada, vice president, Application and Site Acceleration, Akamai Technologies
* Jason Waxman, general manager, High Density Computing Data Center Group, Intel Corporation
* David Yen, executive vice president and general manager, Fabric and Switching Technologies, Juniper Networks

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