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    CLOUD SECURITY SPENDING GOES UP FOR ORGANISATIONS AS APP-LEVEL RESPONSIBILITY BITES

    Jul 21, 2017

    Organisations are more likely to prefer storing data in the cloud instead of on a legacy system – but are spendings ignificantly on security to keep up.  That is the latest finding from Clutch, a B2B research firm, which put out the latest report from its annual cloud computing survey ear...

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    MICROSOFT'S OFFICE 365 IS NOW MORE LUCRATIVE THAN ON-PREMISE SALES

    Jul 21, 2017

    Microsoft's cloud hit a turning point in the tech giant's latest financial quarter, with Office 365 sales overtaking sales of traditional on-premise licenses for the first time.  Redmond recorded a 13% year-on-year growth in revenue for the three months ending June 2017, the tech giant&...

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/collaboration/productivity/6931/microsofts-office-365-is-now-more-lucrative-than-on-premise-sales6452

    IBM ADDS FOUR NEW CLOUD DATA CENTRES AS SECOND QUARTER RESULTS HIT

    Jul 20, 2017

    IBM has issued its financial results for Q217, with revenues down 5% year over year but with its cloud arm leading ‘continued growth in strategic imperatives’.  According to the release (pdf), total revenues were at $19.3 billion (£14.9bn), compared to $20.2bn this time last y...

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/jul/20/ibm-adds-four-new-cloud-data-centres-second-quarter-results-hit/6445

    NAVIGATING PAIN POINTS WHEN MIGRATING YOUR ENTERPRISE TO THE CLOUD

    Jul 20, 2017

    Many enterprises are jumping on the cloud to modernize their IT. Cloud computing not only provides an on-demand highly scalable compute, storage and network infrastructure, it allows IT to spin up an environment in minutes, driving agility the enterprise has never seen before.  However, moving ...

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/jul/20/navigating-pain-points-when-migrating-your-enterprise-cloud/6446

    SAP SALES LIFTED BY THE CLOUD DESPITE HEAVY PROFIT LOSSES

    Jul 20, 2017

    Software multinational SAP posted a rise in second-quarter revenue today, rewarded for its recent investments in new cloud services, although profits were stifled due to high operating costs.

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/leadership/6928/sap-sales-lifted-by-the-cloud-despite-heavy-profit-losses6448

    ATTACK AND RESPONSE: CLOUD-NATIVE CYBERSECURITY VS. VIRTUAL MACHINE SECURITY

    Jul 20, 2017

    Which is more secure: virtual machines (VMs) or containers? The truth is that securing containers and cloud-native workloads is different than securing VMs, and it all starts with understanding attack and response and the ever-evolving nature of threats.

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    http://www.infoworld.com/article/3208114/containers/attack-and-response-cloud-native-cybersecurity-vs-virtual-machine-security.html6450

    ORACLE ADDS SAAS TO ITS "STEPPING STONE" PRIVATE CLOUD

    Jul 20, 2017

    Oracle is introducing line-of-business SaaS services to its cloud-in-a-box, designed for organisations who want to remain on-premise but benefit from cloud's subscription model.  ERP, CRM, supply chain management and HCM services are available to Oracle Cloud at Customer users, which Nirav ...

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/sales-crm/6930/oracle-adds-saas-to-its-stepping-stone-private-cloud6451

    IBM OPENS TWO LONDON DATA CENTRES DESPITE SLOWER CLOUD GROWTH

    Jul 19, 2017

    IBM today opened two new data centres in London, expanding its cloud footprint despite its latest quarterly results showing growth in this division is slowing. Two other facilities opened in San Francisco and Sydney, bringing its global data centre count to nearly 60 spanning 19 countries.  Big Blue...

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/leadership/6926/ibm-opens-two-london-data-centres-despite-slower-cloud-growth6441

TRENDING NEWS


    RACKSPACE EXPANDS PRIVATE CLOUD CAPABILITIES

    Aug 22, 2017

    Rackspace has teamed up with VMware to offer its private cloud service to customers, building the infrastructure upon VMware Cloud Foundation. The service will help businesses looking to migrate to the cloud use a private network with full software-defined datacentre capabilities, such as compute, s...

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/cloud-essentials/private-cloud/6995/rackspace-expands-private-cloud-capabilities6525

    SKYHIGH NETWORKS BRINGS SECURITY FEATURES TO CISCO SPARK

    Aug 22, 2017

    Skyhigh Networks has wrapped its security services around Cisco Spark, to bolster data security for users of the collaboration platform. The integration, included under Cisco's ProPack for Cisco Spark Control Hub product, offers Skyhigh Networks' data loss prevention, threat protection, acti...

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/collaboration/6994/skyhigh-networks-brings-security-features-to-cisco-spark6526

    THE CLOUD COULD DRIVE OPEN SOURCE OUT OF THE ENTERPRISE

    Aug 22, 2017

    For a decade, there’s a question that just won’t go away: Is the cloud killing open source? It still strikes up some emotions. Open source software has been the backbone of enterprise platforms for a long time—remember the LAMP stack of Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP/Perl? But consu...

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    http://www.infoworld.com/article/3217712/cloud-computing/the-cloud-could-drive-open-source-out-of-the-enterprise.html6527

    SAAS AND CLOUD M&A ON THE UP IN 2017

    Aug 21, 2017

    The report, titled "SaaS and Cloud M&A Overview 1H 2017", said the acceleration of cloud adoption continues to drive deals, as legacy vendors like Oracle and SAP acquire assets to speed up their transition to the cloud. In a bid to boost its enterprise credentials, Google joined the li...

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/cloud-essentials/public-cloud/6992/saas-and-cloud-ma-on-the-up-in-20176521

    MICROSOFT AND HASHICORP EXTEND PARTNERSHIP TO BOOST CLOUD INTEGRATION

    Aug 21, 2017

    HashiCorp and Microsoft have announced a strategic partnership that will see HashiCorp's Terraform architecture delivered on Microsoft's Azure platform, which both organisations hope will make it easier for customers to provision code on both on-premise and cloud compute infrastructure.

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/cloud-essentials/public-cloud/6991/microsoft-and-hashicorp-extend-partnership-to-boost-cloud6522

    70% OF FIRMS FACE SKILL SHORTAGES FOR SERVER-BASED ROLES

    Aug 21, 2017

    A need to drive down the costs associated with hosting data in the public cloud has forced many businesses to either preserve or expand their on-premise servers, which has placed greater pressures on the hiring of employees with server-based skills.

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/it-infrastructure/6993/70-of-firms-face-skill-shortages-for-server-based-roles6523

    PALO ALTO NETWORKS ADDS FORMER K2, FORESCOUT CHANNEL CHIEF EVANS TO LEAD CLOUD PARTNER SALES

    Aug 21, 2017

    Palo Alto Networks has added yet another executive to expand its channel team with the addition this month of Tom Evans to lead its North American public cloud partner sales, CRN has learned. Evans will now serve as director of North America public cloud partners, according to his LinkedIn profile. ...

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    http://www.crn.com/news/security/300090851/palo-alto-networks-adds-former-k2-forescout-channel-chief-evans-to-lead-cloud-partner-sales.htm?itc=hp_ots6524

    BOX INTROS IMAGE RECOGNITION TO CLOUD SERVICE WITH GOOGLE

    Aug 18, 2017

    Box has teamed up with Google Cloud Vision to introduce an image recognition feature to its cloud storage service, helping businesses improve workflows when it comes to managing unstructured content.

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/saas/6989/box-intros-image-recognition-to-cloud-service-with-google6517

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