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The XMPP Cloud: Building a Presence-enabled Infrastructure for Real-time Communication
This white paper describes how interdomain federation happens with the Jabber Extensible Communications Platform (Jabber XCP). If you’re a service operator

cloud infrastructure as a service  XMPP Cloud: Building a Presence-enabled Infrastructure for Real-time Communication This white paper describes how interdomain federation happens with the Jabber Extensible Communications Platform (Jabber XCP). If you’re a service operator, line-of-business manager, security professional, or application developer, we’ll help you understand the benefits and challenges involved in building communication clouds using real-time technologies such as extensible messaging and presence protocol (XMPP).

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Jumping on the Cloud - A Measured Approach


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cloud infrastructure as a service  to deploy onto the cloud infrastructure consumer-created or acquired applications created using programming languages, libraries, services, and tools supported by the provider. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) —The capability provided to the consumer is to provision processing, storage, networks, and other fundamental computing resources where the consumer is able to deploy and run arbitrary software, which can include operating systems and applications. In all these model definitions, a key point in Read More

Teradata to Include MicroStrategy’s Analytics within Its Data Warehouse as a Service


Teradata, a leading provider of data warehousing and big data solutions, announced that its new data-warehouse-as-a-service (DWaaS) offering includes MicroStrategy’s Analytics Platform, expanding Teradata’s services to the field of analytics. This important extension will enable Teradata customers to complete their business intelligence (BI) infrastructure, by having BI and analytics services on

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cloud infrastructure as a service  ownership (TCO) of the cloud solution: Data Conversion and Migration. The vendor must provide you with an evaluation of the amount of work required to convert and migrate your data into the solution’s framework. Data structure differentiation and ease of export from your database will play a role in the cost. Using a fairly common database model, such as SQL, should alleviate any exportation concerns. Number of Users and Respective Roles. Despite a utility-based billing, some vendors do charge per type Read More

Mainframe2 Offers Interactive Graphics as a Service


Mainframe2, an innovative startup in cloud computing and browser-based application distribution, has announced its support of new NVIDIA-based cloud instances at Amazon Web Services’ annual re:Invent 2013 conference. The Mainframe2 technology has been optimized specifically for the new G2 instance type, which features NVIDIA’s powerful GRID graphics processing units (GPUs). The new instance

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Global Trade Hits Home at MegaResistCap-Part II: A Little Knowledge Goes a Long Way


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A Firewall is Cheaper Than a Lawyer


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E-Commerce Lesson: Success Gets a Yawn, Failure Takes a Beating


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Cloud Computing in Education


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