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The company launched a service called QueCloud, which is a cloud application that securely integrates—you guessed it—cloud applications, such as Salesforce, NetSuite, and LinkedIn. Before long, we'll be able to get any type of IT service through a cloud-based connection. In fact, we're virtually at that point now—and modern-era cloud services are still only toddlers at 5 years old or less. Data integration and management software maker Queplix, a relatively new name in the cloud scene, is a good example of where all this is going. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company has launched a service called QueCloud, which is a cloud application that securely integrates—you guessed it—cloud applications, such as Salesforce, NetSuite, LinkedIn and Facebook, to their systems without needing an IT person to write scripts. "Our mission is to turn capex [costs] into opex," Queplix CEO... (more)

A New Era of Post-Production Data Management Software

By Jerome M. Wendt Nearly every small, medium or large organization is heading down the path of adopting disk-based data protection as a way to solve their legacy problems of backup to tape. But what many of these organizations have yet to recognize is that as they adopt disk to store these post-production copies of data, a new opportunity is presenting itself. They now have the option to manage and leverage post-production data in ways that were never possible when on tape but now lack the tools to do so. Nearly every organization is somewhere on the journey towards implementing... (more)

2X Software & Artisan Infrastructure to Expand Cloud Computing Offerings

Bolstering its support for cloud solution providers, 2X Software today announced a partnership with Artisan Infrastructure, the wholesale infrastructure-as-a-service provider, to provide 2X ApplicationServer functionality for joint customers faster and more affordably. Managed service providers, IT solution providers, independent software vendors (ISVs) and systems integrators can now trial and deploy preconfigured 2X Software-based application delivery solutions quickly and efficiently from Artisan Infrastructure's ecosystem, including a catalog of cloud solution templates. "2... (more)

Queplix Provides Power of Data Virtualization with Virtual ETL Solution

Queplix Corp., a provider of data virtualization, on Thursday announced two new product families that bring the power of data virtualization to the difficult task of extract, transform and load (ETL). VirtualETL and CloudETL radically simplify the ETL process, enabling users to configure Queplix's Application Software Blades, providing easy and automatic connections to target applications and reducing the time required to integrate applications by up to 75 percent or more. The VirtualETL family includes enterprise-class VirtualETL, which allows ETL teams to connect any two enterp... (more)

Actifio’s Virtualization Solution Featured During VMware User Group

Actifio, a provider of Data Management Virtualization (DMV), on Tuesday announced that it is a featured presenter at the VMware User Group Rhode Island (VMUG) event on March 3, 2011 at the Newport Marriott in Newport, R.I. During the event, Actifio will present "Introduction to Data Management Virtualization - Data Management for Any IT" at 1:40 p.m., 2:40 p.m. and 3:40 p.m., where it will showcase the industry's first DMV solution and how it drives down the overall costs by up to 90% for data protection, disaster recovery and business continuity in virtual or physical IT environ... (more)