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Barron's - Finding Comfort In the Cloud
March 15, 2010- Cloud Computing, to some people, simply means outsourcing your information-technology department to somebody else. And while it can mean that, cloud computing is really more complex and multifaceted. Saving money, improving performance and increasing the flexibility of existing systems are just some of the advantages. But that's just the tip of the proverbial iceberg. Cloud services allows companies to do things they couldn't do before. Take, for example, Hallmark.com. The dot-com arm of the Midwestern greeting-card giant is finding that it can test and develop new digital greeting card products better and more thoroughly by using a private cloud managed by Savvis (ticker: SVVS) -- a firm that looks ready to profit from a growing trend.
Inside Market Data - Thomson Reuters Preps Global Hosted Feeds
February 1, 2010- Thomson Reuters will unveil an expanded, global hosting solution for supporting managed datafeeds and hosted data distribution platforms over the first quarter of this year, using hosting facilities operated by network and hosting provider Savvis.
Commerce Magazine - Cloud Computing Rains Bottom Line Results
February 1, 2010- The term cloud computing evokes thoughts of something dreamy, impractical but it’s far from that. In fact, cloud provides clear bottom line benefits.
ChannelWeb - Savvis Hears a Symphony with Integrated UCS
December 22, 2009- Cisco (NSDQ:CSCO ) has promised that its Unified Computing System (UCS) will transform what solution providers can offer to enterprises interested in virtualized, cloud-ready data center infrastructure. At least one solution provider, Savvis, likes what it sees.
The St. Louis American - Savvis senior counsel recognized by St. Louis Bar
November 5, 2009- The St. Louis Bar Foundation awarded Ronda Williams, senior corporate counsel for Savvis Inc., with a 2009 Spirit of Justice award last Friday – for being an attorney who works to promote this spirit in her work and community service.
Internet Retailer - Site performance managing a multi-faceted challenge
November 1, 2009- Retailer web sites are more complex than ever. They often rely on outside companies to provide such applications and content as shopping carts, video and customer reviews, and on the consumer’s web browser to assemble the content and render it properly. At the same time, e-commerce sites must mesh flawlessly with back-end technologies, such as inventory and order management systems. Making all those parts come together in a few seconds is no small challenge.
MSPMentor - SaaS Demand Fuels Savvis Cloud Revenue
October 30, 2009- Savvis executives shed some light on the company’s cloud computing thrust during this week’s Q3 earnings. Much of the discussion revealed how software-as-a-service (SaaS) is giving Savvis a lift.
ChannelWeb UK - VARS scramble as PaaS is set for take-off
October 29, 2009- Following in the footsteps of the software-as-a-service (SaaS) market boom, platform-as-a-service (PaaS) is set to take the cloud computing industry by storm, as more independent software vendors (ISVs) and resellers realise the value of its offerings. Market watcher Forrester Research expects the market to expand to $15bn by 2016.
ITPro - Cloud Computing As A Strategic Economic Tool: Rising to the Challenge
October 27, 2009- Cloud computing services can make an immediate impact on almost every facet of your business. Whether it’s the substantial cost reductions realised by purchasing cloud instances rather than physical servers to address growth; the speed and efficiency gained from being able to provision new operating systems through our secure customer portal; or the convenience of short-term and flexible business terms for additional operating system instances.
The Street.com - VMware Loaded, Ready to Run
October 21, 2009- VMware is expected to reap the benefits of an improving economy when it reports its third-quarter results after the market closes Wednesday. The virtualization trailblazer's shares have almost doubled in value since the start of the year, and VMware has certainly been feeling the analyst love in recent weeks.