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STERLING, Va., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IceWEB, Inc.(TM) (OTC Bulletin Board: IWEB), www.iceweb.com, a leading provider of networked data storage, building blocks for cloud storage networks and purpose built appliances, announced today that the Company will be exhibiting at the ESRI Federal User Conference in Washington, D.C. February 17th - 19th held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and will be in booth 328. IceWEB will be exhibiting their Iplicity-TP platform, specifically aimed at providing high performance data storage for transaction processing intensive environments and their MLP (Multi-purpose Lightweight Portable) Server, a field deployable, scalable, high performance modular server. Once a year, the FedUC brings together many users and organizations working on the challenges facing our nation and our world. IceWEB invites you to join... (more)

IceWEB Lands Multi-Terabyte Storage Solution for Homeland Security

IceWEB, Inc.™ (OTCBB: IWEB), www.IceWEB.com, a leading provider of purpose built appliances and building blocks for cloud storage networks, announced today that the Company has received an award to assist one of our Federal Channel partners with a remote sensing storage solution. The multi-terabyte system will be deployed in the current quarter. This award is the second in a line of multiple task orders that have been architected by IceWEB’s Federal Channel Partner. The platform is built on Intel’s latest Nehalem processor technology and integrates fibre channel technology to manage a vast amount of capture devices for remote sensing data. “IceWEB is receiving this award by collaborating with our Federal Channel. This government work through our partner is classified work, hence public information is unavailable. Our federal presence remains viable and we expect to ... (more)

IceWEB Solidifies National Channel Rollout

IceWEB, Inc.™ (OTCBB: IWEB), www.IceWEB.com, a leading provider of Unified Data Storage and building blocks for cloud storage, announced today that it has signed on storage veterans to run the Central, Southcentral, Southeast and Mountain geographic regions of the United States to support the growing customer base and Channel Network Program (CNP). As previously stated in our December update, we continue to focus on growing our worldwide channel alliance program. "We are committed to providing our channel partners with differentiated solutions, tools and resources needed to grow a profitable business," said John R. Signorello, CEO at IceWEB. "The IceWEB Channel Network Program will provide qualified channel partners the specialized resources required to become IceWEB solution experts in the field." IceWEB partners will service customers across vertical segments, inc... (more)

dinCloud on a Roll With Latest Customer Win

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/08/13 -- dinCloud, a cloud transformation company, today announced that King's Hawaiian, maker of the number one branded dinner roll in the United States, has selected dinCloud to implement its hosted virtual desktop, server, and storage services to help IT improve efficiency and better manage operations across King's Hawaiian's baking facilities and restaurants. "The desktop virtualization market is shifting to a more holistic approach as IT professionals look for solutions to simplify workspace management," said Brett Waldman, research manager, Client Virtualization Software, IDC. "Demands on IT resources are greater than ever before, but IT budgets are still declining. The ability to deliver and manage desktops and applications from the cloud is quickly becoming a must-have for organizations looking to reduce costs while imp... (more)

COMPLIMENTARY WEBINAR: Introduction to Storage Infrastructure as a Service

NATICK, Mass., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nasuni®, a provider of enterprise storage to large, distributed organizations, will present a complementary Webinar: Introduction to Storage Infrastructure as a Service. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120403/NE80973LOGO) As enterprises replace aging hardware, instead of deploying newer versions of traditional systems, many organizations are looking to Storage Infrastructure as a Service. Nasuni's service enables the enterprise to store, protect, manage and share all of its data all from a single solution. Attendees will learn how they can: Deliver real scalability and improved data protection, availability and access; Establish uniform storage in every office location; Present data across all locations instantly; and Focus IT's energy on the data and information – not the infrastructure. Details include: Who:... (more)

ProfitBricks Tops Talkin' Cloud List of Fastest Growing Cloud Service Providers

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/08/13 -- ProfitBricks, the Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) company that completely reengineered the delivery of cloud computing, ranks among the world's Top 100 Cloud Service Providers (CSPs), according to Nine Lives Media's third-annual Talkin' Cloud 100 report. ProfitBricks ranked 75th on the overall Talkin' Cloud 100 list and first on the list of 25 Fastest Growing CSPs. ProfitBricks recently shook up the cloud computing world when it slashed its cloud computing pricing by 50 percent, even as it showed performance levels twice that of the major competitors. In all, Talkin' Cloud's Top 100 CSPs generated more than $15.7 billion in combined cloud services revenues in 2012, up nearly 37 percent, according to the report, which is available now by visiting http://www.talkincloud.com/tc100. "Being named to the Talkin' Cloud list is ... (more)

PLX Experts Highlight Microserver Fabrics, Storage Solutions at Open Server Summit

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/14/13 -- PLX Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLXT), the global leader in PCI Express® (PCIe®) silicon and software connectivity enabling emerging data center architectures, today announced that Larry Chisvin, PLX® vice president of strategic initiatives, will lead a panel of industry experts addressing microservers, and Akber Kazmi, PLX senior marketing director, will present on PCIe's penetration in and disruption of the storage market, at the upcoming Open Server Summit. Chisvin will chair the session titled How Do We Connect the Microservers?, with a panel comprised of industry experts, on Wednesday, October 23, 10:00-11:00 a.m., and Kazmi's presentation, PCI Express Supersedes SAS and SATA in Storage (within the conference's NVMe: Bringing PCIe Speed to SSDs session) takes place October 23, 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. -- both at the Santa Con... (more)

Gartner Inc. Rates DataDirect Networks WOS Object Storage Technology as Excellent for Product Viability in Cloud Storage and Content Distribution Applications

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Facts Gartner Inc.'s recent Critical Capabilities for Object Storage research report[i] evaluates vendors that offer Object Storage, focusing on the capabilities of such solutions to deliver scalability, ease of access and security. In assessing a vendor's strategy, and ability to enhance and support a product throughout its expected life cycle, DataDirect Networks (DDN) WOS® object storage technology was rated Excellent in overall product viability. Built to overcome the limitations of file systems and WAN connections that are increasingly making storage solutions too complicated and expensive to scale or share geographically, the unique architectural fundamentals of the WOS platform are solving for Enterprises the scale and performance demands of Cloud, Content and large-scale Archive environments. WOS tech... (more)

The Top 150 Players in Cloud Computing

Cloud Expo Early Bird Savings A robust ecosystem of solutions providers is emerging around cloud computing. Here, SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Journal expands its list of most active players in the fast-emerging Cloud Ecosystem, from the 'mere' 100 we identified back in January of this year, to half as many again - testimony, if any further were needed, to the fierce and continuing growth of the "Elastic IT" paradigm throughout the world of enterprise computing. Editorial note: The words in quotation marks used to describe the various services and solutions in this round-up are in every case taken from the Web sites cited. As ever we encourage software engineers, developers, IT operations managers, and new/growing companies in every case to "suck it and see" by downloading or otherwise sampling the offering in question for themselves. (Omissions to this Top 150 list sh... (more)

The Top 250 Players in the Cloud Computing Ecosystem

In the run-up to the next Cloud Expo, 7th Cloud Expo (November 1–4, 2010) being held at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley, it's time to give my earlier list a complete overhaul. Here, accordingly, is an expanded list of the most active players in the Cloud Ecosystem. I have increased it from the 'mere' 150 I identified back in January of this year, to 250, testimony – as if any were needed! – to the fierce and continuing growth of the "Elastic IT" paradigm throughout the world of enterprise computing. Editorial note: The words in quotation marks used to describe the various services and solutions in this round-up are in every case taken from the Web sites of the companies themselves. Omissions to this Top 250 list should be sent to me via Twitter (twitter.com/jg21) and I will endeavor to include them in any future revision of this newly expanded rou... (more)

Cloud People: A Who's Who of Cloud Computing

Behind every cloud service or cloud-based solution, there are real people... A robust ecosystem of solutions providers has emerged around cloud computing. But who are the CEOs & CTOs behind those providers, who are the internal and external entrepreneurs driving companies involved in the Cloud, who are the leading engineers, developers, analysts, researchers, marketing professionals, authors...who, in short, are the people behind the cloud? This list will be updated weekly between now and November 4-7, 2013, when 13th Cloud Expo | Cloud Expo Silicon Valley opens its doors in the Santa Clara Convention Center, in the heart of California's Silicon Valley. Here are some highly prominent "Cloud People" to kick off with... RANDY BIAS | @randybias "Randy Bias is visionary. He sees things others don't." [Emphasis added.] That is how Mårten Mickos puts it, as succinctly as ever.... (more)