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As 2013 ended and 2014 began, the cloud prognosticators came out in true form, including AppZero CEO Greg O'Connor.  Here are some of the more interesting predictions and surprising areas of agreement. Five Cloud Predictions of 2014 Hybrid Cloud will dominate. Cloud security will ramp and organizations will bring their own security to the public cloud. Datacenters will be consolidated. 2014 is the year of PaaS. Lots of money will be spent on cloud computing! Hybrid Cloud is the way to go according to Business Today :  "This year's catchwords will be "hybrid cloud," or the combination of both private and public cloud services. Analyst house Gartner released a report revealing that half of major enterprises will deploy hybrid cloud solutions by 2017. Security concerns will drive encryption everywhere, says Richard Seroter, head of cloud product management, CenturyLink... (more)

AppZero Announces $3M in Funding

Cloud migration innovator AppZero has announced a $3M round of funding to support enterprises moving to the cloud, including those faced with moving millions of applications to newer operating systems from Windows Server 2003, which reaches the end of extended support next year. Leading technology investors and super angels are the investors and include AppZero Chairman Nigel Stokes, former CEO and co-founder of DataMirror, now part of IBM; Joseph Alsop, former CEO and co-founder of Progress Software; Covington Capital, a Canadian venture capital investment firm focused on suppo... (more)

AppZero Launches New Release of Self-Service App Migration Tool on AWS

AppZero, a fast, flexible way to move enterprise applications to the cloud, announced on Tuesday a new version of AppZero Service Provider Edition for use on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. AppZero's award-winning application migration tool enables customers to move server applications onto AWS simply, fast, and with no code changes -- at the push of a button. New features in this release include a "single view" of a migration, the ability to conduct multiple, concurrent migration, and simplified dashboard/navigation. "We are excited to have AppZero providing optimized mi... (more)

AppZero to On-board Windows Server 2003 Apps to Microsoft Azure | @CloudExpo #Cloud

AppZero has announced availability of the AppZero Service Provider edition for Microsoft Azure (AppZero SP for Azure), a software-as-service (SaaS) portal for quickly moving Windows Server applications to Azure, including those running on Windows Server 2003, which reaches end of support today.  Those wishing to try the service can log in at azure.appzero.com and move their first five enterprise applications to Azure at no cost. AppZero, which has added more than fifty new certified partners over the last year to assist customers with Windows Server 2003 planning and migration, a... (more)

AppZero Now Available on AWS Test Drive

AppZero, a fast, flexible way to move enterprise applications to the cloud, has announced that AppZero Cloud Edition is available to try on Amazon Web Services (AWS) free of charge, as an AWS Test Drive.  AppZero's award-winning application migration tool enables users to move server applications onto physical, virtual or cloud servers, simply, fast, and with no code changes -- at the push of a button. AWS Test Drive provides a private IT sandbox environment containing preconfigured server based solutions. In under an hour, and using a step-by-step lab manual and video, launch, ... (more)