NASA Employs RightNow Cloud for Support Center by Elizabeth Montalbano
"The federal government recently adopted a 'cloud-first' policy for new IT implementations, and NASA has been one of the most cloud-friendly agencies to date. The agency has been cloud-vendor agnostic so far, working with Amazon Web Services and Microsoft as well as RightNow to move applications out of the data center.
"NASA has even developed its own cloud infrastructure, Nebula, which it's using in-house to replace local computing resources. U.S. CIO Vivek Kundra has suggested that other federal agencies in the future also will use Nebula."
HP Enters Cloud Hosting, Targets Hybrid Clouds by Rich Miller
"HP says its new cloud platform is targeted to enterprises struggling to gain a comfort level with current cloud platforms. 'A lot of the larger enterprises will have a lot of anxiety about moving persistent applications to this environments,' said Matt Zanner, the Director of Cloud Infrastructure Solutions at HP."
Repetitive Announcements Drive All the Interest from Cloud Computing by Kevin Fogarty
"HP's new thing is called HP Enterprise Cloud Services-Compute, which delivers 'private cloud as a service' -- usually spelled 'hosted servers' -- and integrates with on-premise HP CloudSystem private-cloud products including HP CloudStart, HP CloudService, (clap along, if you're feelin' it)HP Cloud Maps and HP Cloud Discovery Workshop, HP Cloud Assure, HP Operations Orchestration and HP Communications as a Service."