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Some people believe the concept of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) has not fulfilled its promise. Gray Hall, chairman of Mezeo Software, makes the case that SOA is well on its way to fulfilling its promise and the rise of cloud computing infrastructure is an important step in this process. He suggests that cloud computing is already beginning to unleash the potential of SOA and much more is on the way. Hall writes that SOA is an architectural pattern, but it has been lacking a target platform. "All applications must run somewhere; applications need infrastructure. SOA is an application architecture; cloud computing is an infrastructure architecture.  It's that simple.  This marriage is long overdue." The bottom line, says Hall, is that cloud computing and SOA need each other, and together they will ultimately justify all the hype. Read more on this subject at Cl... (more)

ThinkGrid Launches Cloud Storage Service

ThinkGrid, provider of business IT on demand, has launched its cloud storage service for organisations that need to retain ever-increasing amounts of data, but lack the capital to invest in high-cost, on-site storage. Customers can now benefit from this enterprise-class data storage solution on a pay-as-you-go basis. The service is based on the Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform and offers a range of advantages, including back-up and disaster recovery as well as business collaboration.  It can either be purchased as a standalone solution accessible from almost any device via an inter... (more)

Online Marketing and Storytelling Training in the works for SchipulCon’09, October 15-16

HOUSTON, July 27, 2009 - Helping clients and Community members alike grow their organizations through Web marketing, Schipul - The Web Marketing Company ( has scheduled their interactive marketing conference SchipulCon'09 ( for October 15 and 16, 2009. The two-day training event will provide attendees with the knowledge and tools needed to accelerate growth by enabling their communities to connect, collaborate and strengthen relationships online. SchipulCon'09 will be hosted at the Houston Zoo, which has aggressively incorporated social media s... (more)

CommVault Integrates Cloud-Optimized Simpana with Mezeo’s Cloud Platform

CommVault and Mezeo Software ( today announced they have partnered to provide enterprises and service providers with secure, reliable and cost-effective cloud-based data management solutions by seamlessly integrating CommVault's cloud-optimized Simpana software with the Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform. CommVault's integrated cloud storage connector for Simpana software simplifies data movement and management for the Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform. Purpose-built for service providers, the rapidly deployable Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform with built-in data management capab... (more)

Saint Arnold Brewing Company Reports a Record 2010

Saint Arnold Brewing Company (, the oldest craft brewery in Texas, today reported record shipments of nearly 31,500 barrels of beer in 2010. All ten of the brewery's year-round and seasonal beers saw increases. The 22 percent increase in overall production compared to 2009 represents a boost of just under 6,000 barrels for the year, which is roughly what the brewery produced in all of 2002. Saint Arnold Fancy Lawnmower Beer remains the brewery's number one label for the second straight year, with production up 42 percent. Saint Arnold Amber Ale and Saint Arno... (more)