Cloud Storage for MLB 12 The Show
PS3 players for MLB The Show Game can now save their games to the cloud, as written in an article in Slashgear. This new option makes the system more versatile as the player can easily access a recently played game. This also gives a reliable backup in case of errors.
Read the full article and find out the other new features including the ability to access the game and user data via Playstation Vita at Slashgear.
VMWare’s Cloud Solutions Marketplace
SMB’s to enterprise customers now have a new venue to find business solutions. According to an article in echannelline, the VMWare Solution Exchange was launched recently – this is an online virtualization and cloud solutions marketplace.
As a one-stop place for selling and buying solutions, customers can expect to see:
- More than 2,000 technology partners
- More than 3,500 applications
- 6,000 infrastructure products
… all of which, of course, are compatible with VMWare products.
The goal here is to empower customers to easily find and purchase what they need and help technology partners allowing them to deliver their products in a centralized location.
Highlights of this new technology also involves social media and five-star rating components. Visit echannelline to discover and further read about these new features.
Digital Menu Boards are Now Cloud-Based
The cloud has reached the digital signage market. An article in PR.com talks about the launch of digital menu boards by Digital Menu Me – a leading provider or digital menu boards – in collaboration with Revel Systems iPad POS system.
These are the advantages of the new system:
- Prevents delayed orders
- Eliminates hassle of reprogramming menu boards
- Easily update on product inventory
- Ability to dispatch installers anywhere in the country
This time-saving, innovative and cost-effective solution can be installed using a 40-inch Samsung internet-enabled television.
Read the full article on this new cloud-based technology on digital menu boards at PR.com now.
Research Grants Received by Doctoral Students for Cloud Computing Research
Cloud computing is also becoming a hot topic in the academe. One indicator is the offering of cloud computing degrees to satisfy the demand for cloud computing experts in the IT industry.
Persistent Systems, a global company specializing in cloud computing research, analytics and business intelligence solutions has given a $100,000 grant to be equally divided to two doctoral students of Indiana University.
One student will concentrate on the development of applications to support scientific research through cloud computing, while the other one will focud on developing methods to improve software systems of disease prognosis.
By these initiatives, Persistent Systems hopes to develop new ideas and encourage student innovation using technology especially cloud computing.
Read the full article on this story, visit ZDNet.
The Army Turns to Cloud Computing to Meet Consolidation Target
The Army recently granted its first five-year, $250M cloud computing contract to several contractors to help create its own private cloud. These contractors include:
- Lockheed and Martin Corp.
The project dubbed Army Private Cloud or APC2 consists of two suites namely the fixed hosted virtual operating environments and mobile data centers. Among many functions, this solution is expected be capable of deploying any scenarios within the United States as well as anywhere in the world. In compliance with the NIST, Microtech will also provide SaaS, PaaS and IaaS.
Aside from cost efficiency, this system has much more attractive advantages. Visit Greenbiz to read the complete article on APC2 and find out the full features of this private cloud.