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Now held three times a year, in New York, Prague, and Silicon Valley, the organizing principle of each International Virtualization Conference & Expo remains the same: our aim is to ensure, through an intense and carefully chosen program of technical and strategic breakout sessions, that attending delegates leave each Conference with abundant resources, ideas and examples they can apply immediately to leveraging Virtualization, helping them to maximize performance, minimize cost and improve the efficiency and flexibility of their Enterprise IT endeavors. The Call for Papers for the 7th International Virtualization Conference & Expo, which will be held in Santa Clara, CA, on November 2- 4, 2009, is currently still open. The submissions URL is here, and the deadline for submissions is June 30, 2009. Topics welcomed include every aspect of virtualization. For example: ... (more)

Integration Concerns No Barrier to Enterprise Cloud Adoption

Study from Mimecast Finds that Security and Integration Concerns are not Preventing Enterprises' Cloud Computing Adoption London - February 4, 2010 - Mimecast®, a holistic email management company offering SaaS-based email archiving, continuity, security and policy control, today announced the results of its Cloud Computing Adoption Survey, which examined the perception and adoption of cloud computing solutions among 565 respondents responsible for managing their organization's IT operations and budget across the U.S. and Canada in the Fall of 2009. Data from the recently completed online survey highlights the complex, often contrasting, thought process of IT decision makers regarding cloud computing. While security and integration issues are clearly users' biggest fears about cloud computing, these concerns have not dissuaded companies from implementing cloud-based... (more)

Appcelerator Acquires Aptana

"We are excited to introduce Aptana’s millions of developers to the mobile innovation wave that we have been riding and supporting as a company over the past two years," said Jeff Haynie (pictured), CEO of Appcelerator, as Appcelerator this week announced its acquisition of Aptana, the leading integrated development environment (IDE) for building web applications. “We have always focused on enabling the best possible native application experience,” Haynie, continued, adding: "This announcement furthers that vision by empowering our growing community of developers to build, test, and deploy native, cloud-connected mobile applications faster and with higher quality than ever before." Appcelerator is considered to lead the industry in cross-platform development, with tens of millions of users using over 10,000 native iOS, Android and desktop applications. In addition, wi... (more)

Mimecast placed in Sunday Times Tech Track 100 for the third consecutive year

Cloud-based email management company achieves average annual growth rate of 66% over three years 19th September 2012 - London; UK: Mimecast®, the leading supplier of cloud-based email archiving, security and continuity for Microsoft Exchange and Office 365, has been ranked in the prestigious Sunday Times Tech Track 100 for the third consecutive year. Mimecast, which grew at an average of 65.76 percent over the last three years, was placed 45th, reflecting the company's solid international expansion and impressive track record of sustained growth. The Tech Track 100, now in its 12th year, ranks the UK's privately-owned technology, media and telecoms (TMT) companies in a league table. The list tracks the fastest growing UK companies based on the past three years of available accounts. Mimecast was identified as one of the UK's 50 fastest growing technology companies... (more)

New Mimecast Service Disarms Spear Phishing Threat

Mimecast, a leading cloud email security provider, has announced Targeted Threat Protection, a new service to protect enterprises from the growing risk they face from spear phishing. These are targeted attacks using embedded malicious URLs or links in email that appear to come from a ‘trusted’ or known individual that then compromise an organization’s security when clicked. Mimecast Targeted Threat Protection scans all URLs in inbound email every time they are clicked by the end-user to ensure the linked site is clean and risk free. If the user attempts to visit an ‘at risk’ site, they are warned or automatically barred from viewing it. This protection will be provided on all devices used for their enterprise email account including smartphones and tablets whether they are provided directly by the employer or not. Mimecast Targeted Threat Protection will be availabl... (more)

The Radicati Group Releases "Cloud Information Archiving -- Market Quadrant, 2014"

PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/11/14 -- The latest market brief by The Radicati Group, "Cloud Information Archiving -- Market Quadrant, 2014" provides a competitive analysis of the Cloud Information Archiving market. Cloud-based information archiving continues to see strong growth across all customer sizes and different verticals. Cloud-based archiving providers are reporting larger sized customers for their services, as previous concerns about downtime and security are beginning to subside. Cloud Information Archiving providers evaluated in this Market Quadrant include: ArcMail, Google, HP Autonomy, Metalogix, Microsoft, Mimecast, OpenText, Proofpoint, SilverSky, Smarsh, Sonian, and Symantec. Radicati Market Quadrants(SM) rank vendors based on a four quadrant system, which includes "Mature Players," "Specialists," "Trail Blazers," and "Top Players" quadrants.... (more)

Industry’s Largest Cloud Computing Survey Reveals 5X Adoption of SaaS

North Bridge Venture Partners, in conjunction with Gigaom Research and a record 72 collaborating organizations, today released results for its fourth annual Future of Cloud Computing survey. This survey is the industry’s deepest and broadest examination of the cloud technology revolution. It analyzed the inhibitors and drivers behind cloud adoption, separating the hype surrounding the cloud from genuine industry trends and real world cases across a sample of 1,358 respondents. See the complete findings slideshow here: 2014 Future of Cloud Computing survey, along with analysis and commentary on the results here. "With four years of data, we're now really beginning to see some interesting trends, such as the five-fold increase in SaaS adoption to 74% and the nearly six-fold increase in PaaS adoption to 41%." said Michael Skok, founder of the Future of Cloud program a... (more)

Mimecast Beefs up Archiving Offerings - Introduces Host of New Products and Features including File Archiving, SharePoint Integration and Document-centric Search

Renewed focus on end user productivity includes email and file archive access from anywhere London, UK - 29 October 2012: Mimecast, the leading supplier of cloud-based email archiving, security and continuity for Microsoft Exchange, Hosted Exchange and Office 365, has revamped its cloud archiving capabilities, with end users now able to access their personal archive from their chosen email client or mobile device. Mimecast has also introduced file archiving and now provides users with the ability to search their archived documents from within Outlook, Mimecast Personal Portal (web) or iPad. The company's new iPad app, Mimefiles, displays all of a user's documents stored in email, as well as Box, Dropbox, SharePoint, network shares and home drives (My Documents). Mimecast has also added tight integration between SharePoint and email, with users able to search their... (more)

A Disturbance in the Force

The Internet is quietly being replumbed. That shouldn't surprise anyone involved with it; the Internet is always being replumbed. But you might be more surprised to learn that the next few years will bring an unusual burst of changes in that plumbing, some with great potential consequences for anyone who relies on the Net. By "plumbing," I of course refer to the protocols and software that make the core features of the Internet work. These have been evolving steadily since 1969, but I don't think any period since the early 1980s has seen as many changes as we'll see over the next few years. Like anything new, these changes will bring both threats and opportunities - but in this case, probably more threats than opportunities. Each critical part of your organization's infrastructure is potentially at risk from any fundamental change, and there will be several such cha... (more)

2012 Future of Cloud Computing Survey Exposes Hottest Trends in Cloud

North Bridge Venture Partners has announced the results of its second annual Future of Cloud Computing Survey. Supported by 39 industry collaborators spanning established leaders, emerging, fast-growth companies, and startups – the 2012 survey captures current industry perceptions, sentiments and emerging trends in cloud computing. This year’s collaborators include companies such as Amazon Web Services, Rackspace, Eucalyptus, and Glasshouse. A total of 785 respondents spanning industry experts, users and vendors participated in the survey. Respondents were asked about a wide range of key issues impacting cloud computing, including drivers for cloud computing, inhibitors, best practices, sourcing, total cost of ownership (TCO), cloud’s impact on multiple business sectors, and emerging cloud technologies. The survey provides many insights into the adoption of cloud ... (more)

Mimecast Launches Next Generation Email Security

Mimecast, a supplier of cloud-based email archiving, security and continuity for Microsoft Exchange and Office 365, has today announced that it is launching the next generation of Mimecast Email Security, bringing new functionality to users and IT departments to deliver unprecedented control and flexibility. The new features are designed to boost productivity and address a growing appetite for end user autonomy while still affording the IT department full visibility of the organisation's email security. Designed to combine increased flexibility with industry-leading security, the new functionality within Mimecast Email Security allows users to manage their own security settings on a per-message basis, in combination with centralised controls that allow the IT department to activate features and permissions for specific individuals or groups. This functionality includ... (more)