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Cloud Computing Based Desktop Virtualization Solution Launched by Cisco Systems

Cloud Computing Based Desktop Virtualization Solution Launched by Cisco Systems

Cloud Computing Based Desktop Virtualization Solution Launched by Cisco Systems

Cisco system teams up with VMware and Citrix to integrate their cloud computing based technology into the Cisco Unified Computing Systems (UCS) for developing a virtual desktop service. This targeted market for this service will be both the cloud providers and enterprises.

GREATRESPONDER.COM – IT giant Cisco Systems announced this week that it is going to start a cloud computing based desktop Virtualization solution to its customers. The targeted market for this product will be both the enterprise sector and the cloud computing based service provider companies. The service was developed by using major cloud products of VMware and Citrix and the Unified Computing Systems UCS of Cisco Systems. This newly developed service will be based on its existing virtual desktop infrastructure (on-premises), which will be enhanced to convert into futuristic cloud computing based service of Cisco called as Desktop as a Service DaaS.

It was further elaborated that the Cisco DaaS service would be highly secure and industry grade robust, in terms of its availability, reliability and consistency. Cisco is offering two versions of this DaaS service – one is based on the VMware’s Desktone Virtual Desktop technology and the other one is based on the virtual desktop technology of Citrix.

Explaining about the technical features of these services, the vice president of engineering at Cisco Systems, Satinder Sethi said, “ As many as 252 virtual desktops can be offered on a single UCS blade server and supports 3D graphics. Many other features through solution accelerator packs will also be available with this service. While talking about the commercial benefits and prospects, Mr. Sethi said, “Many organizations are looking for ways to achieve the benefits of desktop Virtualization without the need to install and maintain equipment or make capital investments – and for cloud service providers, the solution will help them achieve rapid time-to-market while economically scaling their business”

The DaaS loud computing based service of Cisco systems will allow the customers to access desktops, data and apps from anywhere and at any time. It will be highly secure, reliable and pay as you use model of expense. This is highly scalable and cost efficient, which will be able to eliminate the upfront cost of having on-premises equipment for using VDI services.

It is very imperative that AWS has also announced its VDI solutions in limited preview phase last month. Thus, the VDI market is going to see a new height of competition in very near future.

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Shared Private Networking Capable Datacenter AMS2 Started In Amsterdam By DigitalOcean Cloud Computing Company

digital ocean Cloud ComputingAMS2 state of the art data center supports shared private networking with many exciting features. File storage, database replication, private communication between host to host and many other security related features are the salient ones to name. This data center is second after NYC2 data center capable of such rich features and capabilities.

It was announced by the digitalOcean this week that they are going to start a modern state of the art data center in Amsterdam city – it will be highly featured and capable of providing shared private networking. Previously, this kind of feature was available through New York datacenter NYC2; it is the first data center of DigitalOcean that will provide these kinds of facilities to its European customers directly from within the European area. This is second datacenter of DigitalOcean cloud company – AMS1 is already operating in the city. This data center is located in the facilities of TelecityGroup in the city of Amsterdam.

This AMS2 data center would increase the capacity of servers and shared private networking capabilities of the company in Europe and across the globe. The shared private networking capabilities will provide additional features and capabilities to the customers such as database replication, private communication between host to host and file storage. Another important feature of this shared private networking service is that the bandwidth used for private communication would not be counted for the account bandwidth. This is a value addition to the cloud servers and cloud computing services of the company.

The details of how to activate the shared private networking was also given in the statement. According to the details, the customer should select the private networking checkbox during the process of creating the new droplets from the creation screen. Meanwhile, already created droplets can also be enabled to shared private networking features through settings on the control panel.

At the meantime, this cloud computing service provider disclosed some futuristic ambitions of the company – according to the statement, the company is planning more security related features such as IPV6, charts and graphs of private networking use in the near future. Also, the company is planning to start more cloud data centers in European as well as other regions. The UK market of cloud computing is being explored to start another state of the art data center.

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Salesforce Announces the Launch of Its Innovative Cloud Computing Platform Called ‘Salesforce1’

salesforce cloud computingSalesforce1 platform is the most innovative, integrated and professional commitment of the Salesforce team to provide the customer experience in the cloud computing. This platform provides the customer with attractive interfaces and integrated platform for mobile, cloud and social networking world.


The CEO of Salesforce Marc Benioff announced one of the most ambitious cloud computing based platform of the company last week. He unleashed the innovative and highly capable cloud platform during the IT event of the company “Dreamforce” in San Franscisco. He termed the platform as the most promising, futuristic and ideal for the integrated approach for customers to experience the internet of customers on a single platform.

Explaining the features and capabilities of this cloud platform, Benioff said, “This platform is very suitable for the developers for mobile, social and cloud applications – and we have strived  to provide the best way to interact with the customers the way they deserve to be interacted.” He further said that mobile applications are a bit difficult to build but this new generation platform makes it more convenient for the developers.  He further pointed out that they have assessed the way to connect with the customers very delicately and developed this platform as a complete and consolidated solution to connect the customers entirely new way.

He further informed the audience that included the customers, nonprofits and partners of the company that “this is not just a speech but it is a high performance and quality platform that will provide a glimpse of the future of the internet of customers”.

This will prove to be the face of future of cloud connection with the customers that will focus  on the main five targeted areas of sales force – developers, end users, ISV, customers and administrators.

CEO of the company also told the audience that “The technology resurgence based on mobile, cloud computing, and social networking is underway and will keep growing in the future to come – the customers of diverse backgrounds would be able to benefit via mobile, social and cloud based technology of this amazing platform” – he further added that we have been pioneers in realizing the term B2C in the industry.

On this occasion, the Salesforce also announced its strategic partnership with HP by announcing the product called as “Superpod” – and also reiterated that Salesforce would be transformed into a customer company very soon.

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