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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)

Bare Metal Restore in the Cloud: A How-to-Guide

They all automatically combine disaster recovery with backup, since the backups are stored offsite at the cloud provider’s data center. The better cloud backup options completely automate both backup and restore, removing what historically has been a complex, order-and process-intensive, manual task. The very best-in-class solutions will automatically create rich version histories, and also provide you with a secured, online replica copy of your data, that you can access from anywhere using just an Internet browser. However, these solutions, no matter how robust, cannot circumvent ... (more)

SAP UEM by Knoa Change Management

This product overview of SAP User Experience Management by Knoa details the advantages, performance and functionality of one of the leading products in the user experience management space as presented to ASUG in June 2012. View the video overview here [YouTube]. This specific video covers Change Management and Risk Reduction and is presented in two parts: PART 1 is the presentation that defines best practice in change management and associated risk reduction. PART 2 DEMO is the live demo that shows the various analytics dashboards that power the process from beginning to end. ... (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)

VP & Citrix CTO Harry Labana Joins Atlantis Computing Advisory Board

Atlantis Computing, a provider of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) storage and performance optimization solutions, on Thursday announced that Harry Labana, vice president and chief technology officer for Citrix desktop and application virtualization, has joined the Atlantis Computing Advisory Board. "With the Atlantis ILIO software, Atlantis Computing has delivered an elegant solution that makes the virtual desktop experience better than a PC," said Harry Labana, vice president and chief technology officer for Citrix desktop and application virtualization. "Atlantis Computin... (more)