On Monday, March 1st, Windows Server AppFabric reached the Beta 2 milestone and is publicly available for download. First announced at PDC 2009, Windows Server AppFabric is a set of application services focused on improving the speed, scale, and management of Web, Composite, and Enterprise applications.
Memeo Connect is a Desktop Application which integrates Google Docs abilities and brings it live on a desktop application. This tool is in pre-order now, and its available for Mac and Windows on Jan 18th, 2010. Using this tool you can, Access files which are stored in the cloud from your desktop, Edit your Google Docs file offline, Quick import and export, Store previous versioned files on your machine.
The Long Awaited GDrive is officially announced. Its not a new product, but an addition to the existing Google Docs. This service was finally launched, after creating a lot of expectation. Skydrive is another well known product from Microsoft, which provides similar facility. Now accessing your work files doesn’t require a connection to your internal office network. Nor do you need to email files to yourself, carry around a thumbdrive, or use a company network drive – you can access your files using Google Docs from any web-enabled computer. And of course, by using Google Docs, you can quickly and easily search across all your files from one place, getting access to the right file when and where you need it.
Cloud computing is about much more than cutting and controlling IT costs. In this webinar from Sun Microsystems, you’ll discover how cloud computing can boost business agility by making it far easier and quicker to provision additional computing resources whenever the need arises.
The webinar includes Case studies on how four organisations are benefitting, discussion on Public clouds versus private clouds, and when to use a hybrid approach. This webinar also speaks on Assessing security, legal, governance and reliability issues.