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How Siemens eMeter Implemented a Hybrid Cloud Solution

April 16, 2014 by Megan Gish

Siemens' eMeter specializes in software solutions for electric, gas, and water 
utilities. The company’s flagship product is EnergyIP™, a platform for managing, integrating 
and optimizing smart grid and smart meter technologies. They have a global business, especially in North America and India, that works with a number of installation partners to implement software solutions at utility companies around the world. To help their partners deliver the best service possible, eMeter offers...

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Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in April 16

April 16, 2014 by Megan Gish

When it comes to the cloud computing space, innovation is key. We’ve discussed before other leaders that are making a splash in the industry, such as Cisco’s plan to disrupt the cloud market. In our latest cloud news round-up, we’re analyzing why Dell is taking a step back from public cloud and what a Red Hat-Google partnership means for customers stepping forward into the cloud.  

Take a closer look at this week’s top stories in our cloud news report:

Dell Says No To Building A Public Cloud

This...

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Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in March 26th

March 28, 2014 by Megan Gish

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.

When it comes to choosing the best cloud service provider or cloud-based solutions, it's important to choose carefully. Do your homework and weigh the benfits, such as looking at how a traditional DR site compares to RaaS. In our latest cloud news round-up, we take a closer look at how banks are moving their disaster recovery to the cloud, including the early-adopter, Highland Bank.

Get...

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Clouds News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in March 19th

March 19, 2014 by Megan Gish

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.

The cloud computing industry is continuing to re-definite itself as best practices are created to identify customer challenges and fulfill business needs. Communication and collaboration, along with flexibility and agility are key attributes of cloud computing that SMBs find appealing. 

Read other implications of the changing cloud computing industry in our latest news round-up:

Cloud...

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How a Traditional DR Site Compares to RaaS

March 13, 2014 by Megan Gish

Cloud-based Recovery-as-a-Service allows you to prioritize your applications and protect each based on its level of importance to the business and within your required timeframe. This modernized approach to disaster recovery enables businesses to save time and money with a dynamic, self-service solution. 

In the recent Recovery-as-a-Service Technical Deep Dive webinar, Bluelock Chief Technology Officer, Pat O’Day, and Sales Engineer, Craig Herring, give you an in-depth look at how Bluelock's...

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Clouds News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in March 12th

March 13, 2014 by Megan Gish

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.

Not only is the cloud computing solution evolving, but also there are new players in the cloud market. As the industry changes, it’s important to identify business practices to evaluate and strengthen internal and vendor relationships. Experts weigh in on the best way to navigate these changes and provide public cloud diaries giving business situations and challenges that were solved...

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Clouds News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in March 5th

March 5, 2014 by Megan Gish

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.

As cloud computing evolves, it’s important to look at all sides of the equation, past, future, and present use of cloud services. Industry experts are looking forward predicting the future of cloud computing, and they’re also looking back measuring how predictions and trends compare to results.

Read the latest insights in our cloud news report:

Global Cloud Market will be worth $121bn by...

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Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in February 27th

February 27, 2014 by Megan Gish

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.

Not only are more organizations migrating to cloud and evaluating how their IT functions in the cloud, but also organizations focused on providing cloud computing services are expanding as well. It’s safe to safe that cloud computing is continuing to evolve to fit with organizations needs.

Find out how cloud computing is evolving in our latest cloud news round-up:

The Mainframe Evolves Into...

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Bluelock Adds Joe Kuntz as EVP of Sales and Announces Growth Plans for 2014

February 26, 2014 by Diana Nolting

Bluelock is excited to announce the addition of Joe Kuntz as Executive Vice President of Sales. The addition of Joe is part of a larger, aggressive growth strategy for Bluelock in 2014 aims to grow headcount at nearly 50% this year.

Kuntz joins Bluelock from ExactTarget, now a Salesforce.com company, where he served as Vice President of North American Sales. He had been with ExactTarget since 2008 in several positions, each of increasing responsibility. 

“Joe brings experience in leading sales...

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Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in February 19th

February 19, 2014 by Megan Gish

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.

Cloud computing isn’t going anywhere—at least any time soon. Industry experts are constantly speculating on where we are headed, research groups are compiling insight from IT professionals, and CIOs are either compiling results from the past few years in the cloud, just diving in, or still weighing the benefits of migrating to the cloud. All of the industry chatter continues to confirm...

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