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    HPE BETS ON HYBRID IT TO COMBAT PUBLIC CLOUD

    Oct 20, 2017

    HPE is re-engineering its business to focus on hybrid clouds powered by its recent ProLiant Azure Stack server.

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    http://www.computerweekly.com/news/450428607/HPE-bets-on-hybrid-IT-to-combat-public-cloud6637

    HOW CONTAINERS AND MICROSERVICES CHANGE SECURITY

    Oct 18, 2017

    Today organizations large and small are exploring the adoption of cloud-native software technologies.

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    https://www.infoworld.com/article/3233139/cloud-computing/how-cloud-native-applications-change-security.html6636

    IAAS PROVING INCREASINGLY FUNDAMENTAL TO PROGRESSIVE CLOUD STRATEGIES, SAYS ORACLE

    Oct 16, 2017

    More than two thirds of respondents in a survey from Oracle said they see infrastructure as a service (IaaS) as ‘fundamental’ to progressive cloud strategies – up 8% in the past quarter.

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/oct/16/iaas-proving-increasingly-fundamental-progressive-cloud-strategies-says-oracle/6632

    AWS AND MICROSOFT TEAM UP FOR DEEP LEARNING PROJECT

    Oct 16, 2017

    The keenest rivalry in cloud computing may have just taken a slightly different turn: Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft are collaborating on an open artificial intelligence (AI) ecosystem.

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/oct/16/aws-and-microsoft-team-deep-learning-project/6633

    IBM DEVELOPS NEW PROGRAMMING MODEL TO CREATE SERVERLESS APPLICATIONS

    Oct 13, 2017

    The new tool, Composer, comprises a library of patterns that are key for building serverless applications. It also has the inherent serverless features such as auto-scaling and pay-as-you-go built into it.

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/oct/12/ibm-develops-new-programming-model-create-serverless-applications/6628

    CENTRALIZED SECURITY IN THE CLOUD IS THE BEST SECURITY MODEL

    Oct 13, 2017

    adly, enterprises don't like the idea of a central trust service in the cloud to secure both their cloud and local systems.

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    https://www.infoworld.com/article/3232376/cloud-security/centralized-security-in-the-cloud-is-the-best-security-model.html6629

    PERSIMMON HOMES: CLOUD FIRMS NEED TO PUT THE CUSTOMER FIRST

    Oct 12, 2017

    Moving to the cloud is often seen now as something fundamental to survival, but for all the benefits it can bring, there's still a chance things will go wrong.

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/it-infrastructure/7064/persimmon-homes-cloud-firms-need-to-put-the-customer-first6624

    BOXING CLEVER: HOW BOX IS USING AI TO SHAKE UP CLOUD STORAGE

    Oct 11, 2017

    Box has today announced it will be introducing machine learning to its cloud storage and content management platform.

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/collaboration/7102/boxing-clever-how-box-is-using-ai-to-shake-up-cloud-storage6625

    TURBOCHARGE DEVOPS BY SHIFTING LEFT WITH COMPOSABLE INFRASTRUCTURE

    Oct 11, 2017

    This article will look at how to extend DevOps benefits to different workloads, from legacy to cloud native, operated on public or private clouds with HPE Synergy, the industry’s first instantiation of composable infrastructure.

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    http://www.dabcc.com/turbocharge-devops-by-shifting-left-with-composable-infrastructure/6621

    INTRODUCING TURBONOMIC 6.0: CLOUD STORAGE CONTROL

    Oct 10, 2017

    In the world of Cloud Computing there are many factors that are overlooked when migrating workloads and maintaining instances in the cloud.

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    http://www.dabcc.com/introducing-turbonomic-6-0-cloud-storage-control/6616

    MICROSOFT ON WHAT’S NEW IN MICROSOFT CLOUD APP SECURITY

    Oct 10, 2017

    A changing culture of work is driving a rapid increase in cloud app usage by employees. According to our own telemetry, the average organization has more than 25 different cloud storage apps and more than 40 collaboration apps routinely used by its employees.

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    http://www.dabcc.com/microsoft-on-whats-new-in-microsoft-cloud-app-security-ignite-2017/6617

    TURBONOMIC DEBUTS NEW CAPABILITIES FOR AWS & AZURE

    Oct 09, 2017

    Turbonomic announced significant public cloud enhancements to the industry’s only self-managing hybrid cloud management platform with the delivery of Turbonomic 6.0.

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    http://www.dabcc.com/turbonomic-debuts-new-capabilities-for-aws-azure/6620

    GOOGLE DEBUTS NEW CLOUD SYSTEM OPTIONS FOR HIGH-PERFORMANCE WORKLOADS

    Oct 06, 2017

    Enterprises running capacity-hogging, memory-intensive workloads on Google's cloud platform now have new high-performance system options for running them.

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    http://www.eweek.com/cloud/google-debuts-new-cloud-system-options-for-high-performance-workloadsloud-for-retail-banks6612

    MICROSOFT ADDS JAVA SUPPORT TO AZURE FUNCTIONS SERVERLESS PLATFORM

    Oct 06, 2017

    Java developers can now use Azure Functions, Microsoft's serverless computing platform, to build and deploy applications on the Redmond, Wash. software marker's cloud.

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    http://www.eweek.com/cloud/microsoft-adds-java-support-to-azure-functions-serverless-platform6613

    ORACLE LAUNCHES ENTERPRISE-GRADE BLOCKCHAIN CLOUD SERVICE

    Oct 04, 2017

    Oracle has joined the emerging world of blockchain financial-exchange security IT with the launching of the Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service at OpenWorld 2017.

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    http://www.eweek.com/cloud/oracle-launches-enterprise-grade-blockchain-cloud-service6608

    GOOGLE ADDS CUSTOM ROLE FEATURE TO CLOUD IAM DATA ACCESS CONTROLS

    Oct 04, 2017

    Enterprises running workloads on Google's cloud platform now have a way to enforce more granular polices for controlling user access to business data.

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    http://www.eweek.com/cloud/google-adds-custom-role-feature-to-cloud-iam-data-access-controls6609

    HOW ICABBI IS HELPING TAXI FIRMS TACKLE BIG DATA

    Oct 03, 2017

    Irish startup iCabbi has taken to the cloud to crunch billions of taxi journey data points in a bid to help its customers better understand their strengths and weaknesses.

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/leadership/cloud-essentials/7084/how-icabbi-is-helping-taxi-firms-tackle-big-data6601

    NETAPP, MICROSOFT EXPAND PARTNERSHIP FOR AZURE HYBRID CLOUDS

    Oct 03, 2017

    NetApp is expanding its partnership with Microsoft to bring more capabilities to Azure to make it easier for enterprises to migrate more workloads to the public cloud.

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    http://www.eweek.com/cloud/netapp-microsoft-expand-partnership-for-azure-hybrid-clouds6604

    GOOGLE BETA TESTS NEW NOSQL DOCUMENT DATABASE FOR APP DEVELOPERS

    Oct 03, 2017

    The new Cloud Firestore database, announced Oct. 3 is designed to help mobile and web application developers using Firebase to store and synchronize application-related data.

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    http://www.eweek.com/cloud/google-beta-tests-new-nosql-document-database-for-app-developers6605

    ORACLE INJECTING MOST CLOUD APPLICATIONS WITH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    Oct 02, 2017

    The new Oracle Adaptive Intelligent Apps are built into the existing Oracle Cloud Applications in order to provide useful AI-based modern business applications.

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    http://www.eweek.com/cloud/oracle-injecting-most-cloud-applications-with-artificial-intelligence6600

    MICROSOFT IMPROVES CLOUD VISIBILITY IN UPGRADED AZURE MONITOR

    Sep 29, 2017

    IT resource management inevitably becomes more complex and in some cases more opaque as businesses entrust more of their workloads to the cloud.

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    http://www.eweek.com/cloud/microsoft-improves-cloud-visibility-in-upgraded-azure-monitor6596

    SCHNEIDER INTRODUCES CLOUD-BASED DCIM - ECOSTRUXURE IT

    Sep 28, 2017

    According to IBM, hybrid cloud is now the dominant method of deploying IT infrastructure, and will remain so for years to come.

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    http://www.datacenterdynamics.com/content-tracks/power-cooling/schneider-introduces-cloud-based-dcim-ecostruxure-it/99026.article6597

    MICROSOFT AZURE JOINS GÉANT'S EUROPE-WIDE IAAS MEGA-FRAMEWORK

    Sep 28, 2017

    icrosoft joins Géant's bid to create a cost-effective and accessible cloud procurement hub for Europe's education and research community.

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    http://www.computerweekly.com/news/450427113/Microsoft-Azure-joins-Geants-Europe-wide-IaaS-mega-framework6593

    GOOGLE CLOUD ACQUIRES BITIUM FOR GREATER IDENTITY AND ACCESS MANAGEMENT

    Sep 27, 2017

    Google Cloud has beefed up its identity and access management game with the acquisition of Bitium, a Santa Monica-based firm.

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/sep/27/google-cloud-acquires-bitium-greater-identity-and-access-management/6588

    HOW FINANCE EXECUTIVES ARE EMBRACING MULTI-CLOUD SERVICE MODELS

    Sep 27, 2017

    CIOs and CTOs are developing comprehensive hybrid IT infrastructure models, in response to growing demand from CFOs and line of business leaders that request access to applications hosted via both on-premises private cloud and off-premises public cloud offerings.

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/sep/27/finance-executives-embrace-multi-cloud-service-models/6589

    ACCELERITE EXPANDS CLOUDSTACK WITH ROVIUS FOR HYBRID CLOUD DEPLOYMENTS

    Sep 27, 2017

    Accelerite is updating and expanding its cloud infrastructure offering with the new Rovius cloud platform.

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    http://www.eweek.com/cloud/accelerite-expands-cloudstack-with-rovius-for-hybrid-cloud-deployments6592

    ACCELERATE YOUR HYBRID CLOUD DEPLOYMENT WITH HPE AND MICROSOFT AZURE STACK

    Sep 26, 2017

    The IT needs of modern enterprises were heard and met today when HPE announced the general availability of HPE ProLiant for Microsoft Azure Stack at Microsoft Ignite. 

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    http://www.dabcc.com/accelerate-your-hybrid-cloud-deployment-with-hpe-and-microsoft-azure-stack/6585

    WHAT IS MULTICLOUD? THE NEXT STEP IN CLOUD COMPUTING

    Sep 25, 2017

    You might think “multicloud” and “hybrid cloud” mean the same thing, but they are in fact quite different stages in the evolution of cloud computing.

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    https://www.infoworld.com/article/3226484/cloud-computing/what-is-multicloud-the-next-step-in-cloud-computing.html6584

    WHAT IS SAAS? THE MODERN WAY TO RUN SOFTWARE

    Sep 22, 2017

    One of the most popular forms of cloud computing is software-as-a-service (SaaS), defined as a software distribution model in which a service provider hosts applications for customers and makes them available to these customers via the internet.

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    https://www.infoworld.com/article/3226386/saas/what-is-saas-the-modern-way-to-run-software.html6576

    MICROSOFT DEBUTS AZURE AVAILABILITY ZONES TO REDUCE OUTAGE RISK

    Sep 22, 2017

    Microsoft wants to take the worry out of deploying critical applications on its Azure cloud computing platform with Azure Availability Zones.

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    http://www.eweek.com/cloud/microsoft-debuts-azure-availability-zones-to-reduce-outage-risk6581

    ORACLE INTRODUCES BRING YOUR OWN LICENSE PROGRAMME

    Sep 21, 2017

    racle's Larry Ellison has introduced two initiatives to lower the costs associated with migrating to the cloud.

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/cloud-essentials/private-cloud/7054/oracle-introduces-bring-your-own-license-programme6572

    ORGANISATIONS LOSING REVENUE DUE TO LACK OF CLOUD EXPERTISE, RACKSPACE WARNS

    Sep 21, 2017

    Two in three UK IT decision makers polled in a new study say their organisation is losing out on revenue as they lack specific cloud expertise.

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/sep/21/organisations-losing-revenue-due-lack-cloud-expertise-rackspace-warns/6573

    GOOGLE INTROS CONTENT SORTING FOR NATURAL LANGUAGE AI

    Sep 20, 2017

    Google has announced two updates to its Natural Language AI, making the platform more attractive to brands and media companies that frequently need to analyse language to better their content and services.

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/cloud-essentials/public-cloud/7053/google-intros-content-sorting-for-natural-language-ai6568

    VMWARE EXPANDS HYBRID CLOUD STRATEGY WITH SERIES OF ANNOUNCEMENTS AT VMWORLD

    Sep 20, 2017

    VMware, the company that gave rise to the virtual machine concept in the enterprise data center, announced a series of products and services today at VMworld in Las Vegas that show a company clearly shifting to managing hybrid environments.

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    http://www.dabcc.com/vmware-expands-hybrid-cloud-strategy-with-series-of-announcements-at-vmworld/6569

    CITRIX: MOBILE, SECURE, PRODUCTIVE: SPHERE & CITRIX TAKE HEALTHCARE TO THE CLOUD

    Sep 19, 2017

    In a recent report, the independent health charity Nuffield Trust highlighted the enormous potential of IT to transform healthcare.

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    http://www.dabcc.com/citrix-mobile-secure-productive-sphere-citrix-take-healthcare-to-the-cloud/6563

    MICROSOFT: DIFFERENTIATING BETWEEN AZURE VIRTUAL NETWORK (VNET) AND AWS VIRTUAL PRIVATE CLOUD

    Sep 19, 2017

    It’s important to note that in the cloud, features and capabilities are in a state of constant change to improve services and adapt to industry demands.

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    http://www.dabcc.com/microsoft-differentiating-between-azure-virtual-network-vnet-and-aws-virtual-private-cloud-vpc/6565

    HOW CLOUD SERVES AS THE FOUNDATION OF AI

    Sep 19, 2017

    As companies migrate to and run operations in the cloud, leaders are looking to the next horizon: innovating from the cloud with artificial intelligence (AI).

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    https://www.infoworld.com/article/3223439/artificial-intelligence/how-cloud-serves-as-the-foundation-of-ai.html6577

    POWER TO THE PEOPLE: THE KEY TO SUCCESSFUL CLOUD IMPLEMENTATIONS

    Sep 19, 2017

    The key to successful cloud technology implementation lies with the workforce.

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/sep/19/power-people-key-successful-cloud-implementations/6580

    DEPLOY IBM SPECTRUM SCALE ON THE AWS CLOUD WITH NEW QUICK START

    Sep 18, 2017

    BM Spectrum Scale is a flexible, software-defined storage solution that can be deployed as highly available, high-performance file storage.

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    http://www.dabcc.com/deploy-ibm-spectrum-scale-on-the-aws-cloud-with-new-quick-start/6560

    WHAT SECURITY ROLES SHOULD SAAS PROVIDERS HAVE ON THEIR TEAMS?

    Sep 18, 2017

    According to a BetterCloud report, just 43 percent of organisations today operate primarily on cloud services. By 2020, however, BetterCloud expects that figure to hit 73 percent, and by 2022, it predicts that 86 percent of firms will default to cloud services.

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/sep/18/what-security-roles-should-saas-providers-have-their-teams/6561

    ORACLE JOINS THE KUBERNETES CLUB

    Sep 14, 2017

    Oracle has joined the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) as a platinum member, underlining its commitment to containers and microservices in the enterprise.

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/leadership/cloud-essentials/7040/oracle-joins-the-kubernetes-club6552

    IBM AND VMWARE PARTNERSHIP SPEEDS CLOUD ADOPTION IN THE ENTERPRISE

    Sep 14, 2017

    More than 1,400 Enterprises such as Honeywell International Tapping into IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions

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    http://www.dabcc.com/ibm-and-vmware-partnership-speeds-cloud-adoption-in-the-enterprise/6553

    VMWARE HELPS SWISSCOM TO ENHANCE AND MANAGE ITS CLOUD SERVICES

    Sep 14, 2017

    Swisscom is a leading telecoms and IT company offering cloud, Internet, TV, and mobile services to residential and multinational business customers across Switzerland and Italy.

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    http://www.dabcc.com/vmware-helps-swisscom-to-enhance-and-manage-its-cloud-services/6555

    WHAT PUBLIC CLOUD? NEW INDEPENDENT COMPARISON LAUNCHED

    Sep 14, 2017

    Announcing the Preview Release of Our Latest Comparison: Public Cloud – Compute  #Google Compute vs AWS vs MS Azure vs IBM Cloud.

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    http://www.dabcc.com/what-public-cloud-new-independent-comparison-launched/6556

    HOW TO BACK UP VMS TO AMAZON EBS IN EC2

    Sep 11, 2017

    VM backup to cloud is one of the best solutions for a complete data protection cycle. This is where NAKIVO Backup & Replication is of great help, as it supports backing up VMs to clouds, like AWS.

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    http://www.dabcc.com/how-to-back-up-vms-to-amazon-ebs-in-ec2/6548

    NEW VMWARE HORIZON CLOUD EBOOK: YOUR COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

    Sep 11, 2017

    We are very excited to announce the release of the VMware Horizon Cloud eBook.  This comprehensive guide gives users an inside look into the Horizon Cloud Service.

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    http://www.dabcc.com/new-vmware-horizon-cloud-ebook-your-comprehensive-guide/6549

    CLOUDERA AND OKTA BANG DRUM FOR CLOUD IPOS WITH POSITIVE Q2 FINANCIAL RESULTS

    Sep 08, 2017

    As companies make a move for their initial public offering (IPO), the investor page goes up, the bell gets rung on the NYSE, and, perhaps most importantly, their financial results have to be displayed for all to see

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/sep/08/cloudera-and-okta-bang-drum-cloud-ipos-positive-q2-financial-results/6543

    WHAT IS IAAS? THE MODERN DATACENTER PLATFORM

    Sep 08, 2017

    The servers, operating systems, core software, and networking you’ve long deployed in your datacenter is moving outside your walls to the public cloud.

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    https://www.infoworld.com/article/3220669/iaas/what-is-iaas-the-modern-datacenter-platform.html6545

    ORACLE INJECTS AI INTO ITS IOT CLOUD PORTFOLIO

    Sep 04, 2017

    Oracle is revamping its Internet of Things (IoT) Cloud with AI tools and machine learning tools that will offer better analysis of data, generate improved predictive insights help business leverage their connected assets.

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/saas/7019/oracle-injects-ai-into-its-iot-cloud-portfolio6540

    WALMART CREATING OWN CLOUD WITH NVIDIA

    Sep 01, 2017

    Walmart has revealed it'll use Nvidia's chips to turbo boost its machine learning tools in the hope of taking on the likes of AWS, which is increasingly using GPUs to analyse the vast amounts of data in its datacentres

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/business-intelligence/7017/walmart-creating-own-cloud-with-nvidia6541

    ASSESSING THE GROWING NEED FOR ROBUST PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN CLOUD DEPLOYMENTS

    Aug 24, 2017

    According to a PwC study, 97% of organisations believe project management is critical to business performance and organisational success, and in my opinion there are good reasons for that.

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/aug/24/assessing-growing-need-robust-project-management-cloud-deployments/6536

    CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE FOR A NETWORK-ENABLED CLOUD AND GAINING COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

    Aug 24, 2017

    Cloud computing services supported by converged networks will create new opportunities for forward-looking senior executives to make informed decisions and gain significant new strategic competitive advantages.

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/aug/24/converged-infrastructure-for-a-network-enabled-cloud/6537

    SKYTAP TARGETS 'TRAPPED' ON-PREMISE APPS WITH $45M FUNDING

    Aug 23, 2017

    The company said it was the right time to raise funds to help its cloud services grow, with companies looking at ways they can modernise their data centre using the cloud and Forrester predicting that more than 20% of business' budgets will be spent on cloud-based services in 2017.

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/iaas/6997/skytap-targets-trapped-on-premise-apps-with-45m-funding6531

    SKYHIGH NETWORKS BRINGS SECURITY FEATURES TO CISCO SPARK

    Aug 23, 2017

    Skyhigh Networks has wrapped its security services around Cisco Spark, to bolster data security for users of the collaboration platform.

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/collaboration/6994/skyhigh-networks-brings-security-features-to-cisco-spark6532

    WHAT’S TRENDING IN REAL ESTATE: FIND OUT AT THE URBAN LAND INSTITUTE’S 2017 FALL MEETING IN LOS ANGELES

    Aug 22, 2017

    Get the latest real estate trends, insights and forecasts at the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) 2017 Fall Meeting, set for October 23-26 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in downtown Los Angeles.

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    http://bostonrealestatetimes.com/whats-trending-in-real-estate-find-out-at-the-urban-land-institutes-2017-fall-meeting-in-los-angeles/6533

    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

    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

    MICROSOFT, HASHICORP PUSH TERRAFORM DEEPER INTO THE AZURE CLOUD

    Aug 18, 2017

    Terraform, an open-source software solution for automating infrastructure provisioning, is getting more room to play on Microsoft's cloud.

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    http://www.eweek.com/cloud/microsoft-hashicorp-push-terraform-deeper-into-the-azure-cloud6528

    MICROSOFT COMMITS TO LONG-TERM DEVELOPMENT PLAN WITH HASHICORP

    Aug 18, 2017

    Microsoft extended its partnership with HashiCorp Thursday to focus on comprehensively integrating the DevOps specialist's popularTerraform infrastructure provisioning tool across Azure cloud services.  The cloud giant pledged to ramp up investment in joint engineering efforts to ensure Has...

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    http://www.crn.com/news/cloud/300090771/microsoft-commits-to-long-term-development-plan-with-hashicorp.htm6520

    COREOS TECTONIC 1.7 IMPROVES CONTAINER ORCHESTRATION PLATFORM

    Aug 17, 2017

    Container management vendor CoreOS today released the latest update of its Tectonic platform, bringing the open-source Kubernetes based system to Microsoft's Azure cloud. The Tectonic 1.7 release is based on the upstream Kubernetes 1.7 project update that debuted at the end of June.

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    http://www.eweek.com/cloud/coreos-tectonic-1.7-improves-container-orchestration-platform6516

    AWS HOLDS CUSTOMERS' ATTENTION WITH NEW ENTERPRISE CLOUD SERVICES

    Aug 15, 2017

    AWS announced availability of the AWS Migration Hub, a free service that will enable users to discover, migrate and track applications from on-premise environments to AWS. This ties together a group of existing AWS migration services, including the Application Discovery Service, Database Migration S...

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    http://www.eweek.com/cloud/aws-holds-customers-attention-with-new-enterprise-cloud-services6519

    AWS JOINS GOOGLE AS MEMBER OF CLOUD NATIVE COMPUTING FORUM

    Aug 14, 2017

    The Cloud Native Forum (CNF) has revealed AWS as its newest member, joining other huge cloud superstars including direct rivals Google and Microsoft. AWS has been recruited as a top-level Platinum member, adding more fuel to rumours that the public cloud company and retail giant is about to launch i...

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/cloud-essentials/public-cloud/6980/aws-joins-google-as-member-of-cloud-native-computing-forum6510

    ASSESSING THE KEY REASONS BEHIND A MULTI-CLOUD STRATEGY

    Aug 14, 2017

    Everyone who follows cloud computing agrees that we are starting to see more businesses utilise a multi-cloud strategy. The question this raises is: why is a multi-cloud strategy important from a functional standpoint, and why are enterprises deploying this strategy?

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    AWS UNVEILS AI MONITORING FOR AMAZON S3

    Aug 14, 2017

    AWS launched Amazon Macie today, a service that leverages machine learning to help customers prevent inadvertent exposure of sensitive data and unauthorized access to data in Amazon S3. The company said Amazon Macie will support additional AWS storage services later this year.

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    EDGE COMPUTING: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU DEPLOY

    Aug 11, 2017

    I explained edge computing back in May, and how it’s related to cloud computing. But I continue to get questions on the use of edge computing, especially on whether should enterprises begin to use edge computing anytime soon.

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    BEST ONLINE CLOUD BACKUP

    Aug 10, 2017

    one of the greatest uses of the cloud is for online cloud backup services, which ensures all your data is kept safe and sound off-premise. If something happens to your physical servers – whether in-house or in a third party data centre, you can be rest assured your data is safe and sound away ...

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    RINGCENTRAL MAY BE FACING A TAKEOVER, REPORTS SUGGEST

    Aug 10, 2017

    According to Bloomberg, two sources said that RingCentral could attract takeover interest from technology-focused private equity firms and cloud-based software providers. The sources added that it was possible the company would not proceed with the deal.

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    GOOGLE ANNOUNCES PRICE CUTS ON CLOUD SSD STORAGE

    Aug 10, 2017

    Google has announced a price cut on its local SSD (solid state disk) storage attached to on-demand Google Compute Engine virtual machines – to the tune of up to 63%. The latest move from Google will see costs drop by $0.080 per gigabyte per month in the majority of US regions for on-demand VMs, whil...

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    AMAZON WEB SERVICES CONTINUES TO DOMINATE PUBLIC CLOUD FIELD

    Aug 08, 2017

    Microsoft and Google continue to make inroads in the public cloud space, but Amazon Web Services (AWS) isn't yet ready to cede the high ground.

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    IS AN 'OLIGOPOLY' OF CLOUD VENDORS A RISK TO INNOVATION?

    Aug 08, 2017

    The CRM software market is at risk of being controlled by an "oligopoly" of leading companies that puts innovation in danger and leaves companies at risk of vendor lock-in, according to Forrester Research.

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    STRATOSCALE TARGETS AWS-FOCUSED ENTERPRISES

    Aug 08, 2017

    Stratoscale Symphony is designed to replicate an Amazon Web Services (AWS) computing environment in an enterprise's own datacenter. Another company goal is helping users of VMware's tools move to an AWS-like computing environment.

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    SEVEN KEY NETWORK METRICS FOR A CLOUD-DRIVEN WORLD

    Aug 07, 2017

    Today’s IT teams aren’t so different from the IT teams of days gone by. They’re still committed to running businesses smoothly by testing technology, measuring the results, and re-calibrating. But much of the technology they’re using and managing has changed dramatically. Ent...

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    AMAZON WEB SERVICES CONTINUES TO DOMINATE PUBLIC CLOUD FIELD

    Aug 04, 2017

    Microsoft and Google continue to make inroads in the public cloud space, but Amazon Web Services (AWS) isn't yet ready to cede the high ground.

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    DELPHIX'S NEW DATA MANAGEMENT PLATFORM USES DATAOPS, DATA PODS

    Aug 03, 2017

    SAN FRANCISCO--For decades, conventional enterprise IT has been based upon loading data into storage arrays to make it available for applications inside servers, so that workloads could be processed and business as usual conducted. But with the current data deluge clogging up networks and filling up...

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    INTEROUTE ROLLS OUT CLOUDIAN TECH FOR BETTER CLOUD STORAGE

    Aug 03, 2017

    The technology, which will be made available as part of Interoute's Virtual Data Centre Cloud Platform, offers fast, reliable and highly durable storage for unstructured data, backups and archives in the cloud, the firm said.

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    DELL EMC MOZY CLOUD BACKUP NOW SUPPORTS KMIP INTEGRATION

    Aug 02, 2017

    Mozy, the first cloud-based file backup service acquired by EMC in 2007 and now property of Dell EMC, has been a survivor in the storage wars during the last 10 years. It started out as Berkeley Data Systems with about 50 people in American Fork, Utah, to provide a consumer-based service that morphe...

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    EVOLVE IP ACQUIRES CLOUD COMMS COMPANY MTEL TO CONTINUE INTERNATIONAL PUSH

    Aug 02, 2017

    Channel-focused cloud service provider Evolve IP is going global. The firm has acquired Netherlands-based cloud communications company Mtel to extend its geographic reach into Europe.

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    MICROSOFT CHANNEL LEADER: PARTNERS MUST BUILD UP TECHNICAL SKILLS TO SUCCEED IN PUBLIC CLOUD

    Aug 01, 2017

    Microsoft's Alyssa Fitzpatrick said solution providers must acquire technical skills around building, developing and deploying Microsoft Azure to predictably move customers to the public cloud.

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    YOU NEED A CLOUD EXIT PLAN, EVEN FOR AWS, GOOGLE, MICROSOFT, OR IBM

    Aug 01, 2017

    The cloud computing infrastructure market—IaaS, PaaS, and private hosting—continues to consolidate around the four major providers, as they maintain or even grow market share at the expense of smaller providers.

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    http://www.infoworld.com/article/3211374/cloud-computing/public-cloud-consolidation-requires-an-exit-plan-even-from-the-big-guys.html6479

    SOFTNAS INTRODUCES NEW CLOUD EDITIONS

    Jul 31, 2017

    Today SoftNAS introduced new SoftNAS Cloud NAS products. The company claims that the new offerings will see improvements in read and write performance up to 400%. The new products include the Developer Edition, General Purpose Edition, High Performance Edition, and the Extreme Performance Edition.

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    FOUR IN FIVE FIRMS SAY THEY AVOID RUNNING SENSITIVE DATA IN THE PUBLIC CLOUD

    Jul 31, 2017

    As the true definition of hybrid cloud continues to blur, eight out of 10 enterprises in a survey from Stratoscale say they avoid running sensitive data in the public cloud.

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/jul/31/four-five-firms-say-they-avoid-running-sensitive-data-public-cloud/6476

    RACKSPACE AND OVH LAUNCH NEW EUROPEAN DATA CENTRES

    Jul 28, 2017

    Rackspace and OVH have announced the openings of new data centres in Frankfurt and London respectively. The former cited EU and Swiss data protection regulations as part of the reason for its move, while the latter said that ‘in spite of Brexit’ it was still committed to the UK market.

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    AWS CLOUD GROWTH KEEPS AMAZON'S PROFITS AFLOA

    Jul 28, 2017

    Cloud continues to power Amazon's business, according to the tech giant's latest results, with Amazon Web Services (AWS) bringing in $916 million in profit in the three months ending June. The cloud computing division climbed 42% to $4.1 billion revenue for the quarter, recording higher sale...

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    SALESFORCE SERVICE CLOUD UPDATE PROVIDES NEW TOOLS FOR SERVICE AGENTS

    Jul 27, 2017

    Salesforce.com has announced the “next generation” of its Service Cloud platform that has been redesigned with new features as well as improvements for easier application setup and management.

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    VERITAS LAUNCHES NEW CLASSIFICATION ENGINE TO BRIDGE GDPR GAP

    Jul 27, 2017

    Cloud management firm Veritas has launched a new classification engine that it claims will help identify data risks for both on-premise and cloud storage. The Integrated Classification Engine, as the service has been called, allows companies to easily scan and tag data – including unstructured...

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/leadership/cloud-essentials/6945/veritas-launches-new-classification-engine-to-bridge-gdpr-gap6467

    MICROSOFT ANNOUNCES AZURE CONTAINER INSTANCES

    Jul 27, 2017

    Microsoft has announced its new service Azure Container Instances (ACI), which it says will make it easier to deploy containers in the cloud. Corey Sanders, director of compute at Azure, said in a blog post that it's the very first service of its kind in the cloud and will deliver containers &qu...

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    CURRYS PC WORLD SCOLDED OVER MISLEADING BACKUP ADVERT

    Jul 26, 2017

    Currys PC World has been taken to task by Britain's advertising watchdog for misleading customers about its Knowhow Cloud backup service. The high street retailer landed in hot water after a customer complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) about an ad on the company's website...

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    UNILEVER MODERNISES SALES WITH ACCENTURE'S CLOUD

    Jul 25, 2017

    Unilever has teamed up with Accenture to roll out an integrated trade and marketing platform to help it better connect with its customers. Accenture's Cloud Trade Promotion Management (TPM) and Accenture Cloud Retail Execution, both built on the Salesforce platform, will help the company merge i...

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    GODADDY QUITS THE CLOUD, CLOSING HOSTING DIVISION

    Jul 25, 2017

    GoDaddy has decided to scrap its Cloud Servers product, which was created just over a year ago to help companies take advantage of scalable AWS-like services for building and testing cloud solutions.

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/it-infrastructure/hosting/6934/godaddy-quits-the-cloud-closing-hosting-division6460

    GOOGLE TRIPLES ENTERPRISE CLOUD DEALS IN LATEST QUARTER

    Jul 25, 2017

    Google's cloud appears to be making inroads with enterprises, with the tech giant having signed triple its number of $500,000-plus deals in its latest quarter than during the same period a year ago.

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    REVIEW: GOOGLE CLOUD SPANNER TAKES SQL TO NOSQL SCALE

    Jul 24, 2017

    Scaling a relational database isn’t easy. Scaling a relational database out to multiple replicas and regions over a network while maintaining strong consistency, without sacrificing performance, is really hard

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    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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    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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    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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    ORACLE BRINGS ON-PREMISES SOFTWARE-AS-A-SERVICE TO CLOUD AT CUSTOMER

    Jul 19, 2017

    racle expanded its on-premises cloud offering Wednesday to deliver Software-as-a-Service to customers directly from their own data centers. Enterprises can now run Oracle's portfolio of business applications -- including ERP, CRM and human capital management -- from behind their own firewall but con...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD CATCHES UP TO AWS WITH TRANSFER APPLIANCE

    Jul 19, 2017

    Google Cloud has caught up to AWS with a physical ‘Transfer Appliance’ to move your data from your own local servers into the giant’s cloud.  Amazon already has a solution which it calls ‘Snowball’ and features 50TB or 80TB capacities in a ruggedised appliance whic...

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    IBM REPORTS MODEST BUT ORGANIC GAINS ACROSS CLOUD AND OTHER 'STRATEGIC IMPERATIVES' AS REVENUE AGAIN DECLINES

    Jul 18, 2017

    Cloud and other "strategic imperatives" became an even bigger component of IBM's overall business in the second quarter of 2017, but declining legacy products slumped sales for the 21st straight quarter, the company reported Tuesday.

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    CLOUD REVENUES EXPECTED TO GROW BY ALMOST 30% PER YEAR

    Jul 18, 2017

    Cloud services are expected to grow by as much as 30% per year, according to new research, as workloads are increasingly shifted away from private data centers and into the cloud.

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    VIPTELA ONRAMPS BRANCH NETWORKS TO CLOUD

    Jul 17, 2017

    Viptela Inc. extended its SD-WAN-based networking fabric to public cloud platforms with the launch of a new service calledCloud onRamp. The new offering expands the reach of the company's Viptela Fabric platform in order to connect branch networks to the Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) and Micros...

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    BLACK DUCK PARTNERS WITH GOOGLE TO AUTOMATE SECURITY COMPLIANCE

    Jul 14, 2017

    Open source security vendor Black Duck has partnered up with Google to help the tech giant's customers benefit from Black Duck's automated security and productivity container tech, offering enhanced intelligence, visibility and control of risks. The company's Black Duck Hub solution will...

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    CLOUD PORTABILITY IS STILL SCIENCE FICTION

    Jul 14, 2017

    Enterprises want cloud portability. Why? Well, they want to hedge bets in case a public cloud provider “breaks bad” in terms of consistently poor service, or performance issues, or, more likely, jacking up the subscription fees to obnoxious levels.

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    AWS BULKS UP CLOUD-BASED GRAPHICS PROCESSING WITH NEW G3 FAMILY

    Jul 14, 2017

    Amazon Web Services again pushed forward the limits for processing graphics in the cloud with the introduction on Friday of a new family of GPU-powered instances.  The cloud leader says the new G3s offer more compute and memory resources complimenting its graphics processors than any comparable...

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    UNISYS ROLLS OUT BUNDLES TO HELP ACCELERATE PUBLIC SECTOR ADOPTION OF CLOUD, DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES

    Jul 13, 2017

    Unisys has introduced packaged offerings to help state and local government more rapidly realize benefits from cloud deployments, digital services and hybrid Microsoft Office 365

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    EXPLORING THE TOP DRIVERS OF CLOUD COMPUTING ADOPTION

    Jul 13, 2017

    More CIOs and CTOs are choosing to architect and deploy hybrid multi-cloud computing environments in 2017. The trend is being driven by growing demand to support digital transformation projects that are led by the C-suite.  Newly released results from the CloudView Survey 2017 reveal the top dr...

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    SALESFORCE BRINGS AI TO ITS SERVICE CLOUD

    Jul 13, 2017

    Salesforce has enhanced its Field Service Lightning Service Cloud offering with the addition of Einstein AI and Analytics in an attempt to help mobile workers glean better insights while out in the field.

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    MICROSOFT FINALLY HAS A RELEASE DATE FOR AZURE STACK

    Jul 13, 2017

    Microsoft's public cloud, Azure, has met with great success in the industry. It's a solid No. 2 behind Amazon Web Services (AWS), and in some segments, even bests AWS.  Until now, however, it's been a public-only platform. That's now changing, with the announcement of the releas...

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    MICROSOFT'S AZURE STACK BRINGS THE CLOUD TO YOUR DATA CENTRE

    Jul 11, 2017

    Microsoft has revealed the availability of Azure Stack, the company's first private cloud platform that will address the needs of corporations that need to store and manage applications in a private cloud environment.

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    ORACLE'S LATEST REGION OFFERS SECURITY FOR THE UK GOVERNMENT

    Jul 10, 2017

    Oracle has unveiled its UK Government Cloud Region, ensuring public sector organisations can be compliant with regulations around data security. The cloud service will help governmental organisations move their workloads to the cloud, ensuring they meet HMG cloud Security Principles. Because Oracle ...

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    TECH DATA TIGHTENS CLOUD INTEGRATION WITH MICROSOFT TO UNLOCK SIMPLER EXPERIENCE FOR SMBS

    Jul 10, 2017

    Tech Data said it will integrate Microsoft's new Office 365, mobility and security suite with the distributor's pre-configured Microsoft Azure-based cloud server for small businesses.  The Clearwater, Fla.-based company said it will be one of just five companies – and the only dis...

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    STUDY: CLOUD COMPLICATES NETWORKS MORE THAN SDN, NFV

    Jul 07, 2017

    Cloud adoption not disruptive trends such as software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) is introducing the most complexity into enterprise networking, according to a new study from Kentik. The network traffic intelligence specialist today published initial results f...

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    MICROSOFT PLANNING CLOUD-FOCUSED SALES OVERHAUL - REPOR

    Jul 03, 2017

    The news comes via The Seattle Times, which said it spoke to "people familiar with the matter," who, although couldn't reveal which departments were going to be hardest hit, said it's likely layoffs will be part of the restructuring plan. It's also unclear where geographically ...

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    DROPBOX REPORTEDLY SEEKING UNDERWRITERS FOR AN IPO

    Jul 03, 2017

    Dropbox is reportedly preparing for an initial public offering that could come later this year, which would make it the largest US tech company to go public since Snap. The cloud-storage firm is looking for underwriters to draw up its IPO, according to a Reuters report, which will be a significant t...

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    IT SECURITY PROS FEAR GDPRS IMPACT ON CLOUD MIGRATIONS

    Jun 27, 2017

    Over half of security professionals are worried that incoming data protection requirements would keep them from putting sensitive data in the cloud, according to new research. With the EU introducing its stricter General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018, 85% of 250 IT security professio...

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    HOW IAAS CUTS TIME FOR APP DEPLOYMENT AND MAINTENANCE COSTS WHILE IMPROVING INNOVATION

    Jun 26, 2017

    More than half of respondents in a survey from Oracle say moving to infrastructure as a service (IaaS) has significantly cut their time to deploy new applications and services, while three in five claim it is easier to innovate through it. The study, conducted alongside Longitude Research and which ...

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    AWS HITS BACK AT CLAIMS WALMART WANTS TO 'SHUN' CLOUD GIANT

    Jun 23, 2017

    WS has accused retail giant Walmart of telling other businesses not to use its services, instead advising them to use a rival platform and this has had a significant impact on the cloud provider's new business. Walmart apparently told its technology suppliers to use Microsoft's Azure cloud s...

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    WE WON’T BE PUT OFF OUR CLOUD STRATEGY BY CYBER THREATS, ORGANISATIONS AFFIRM

    Jun 22, 2017

    Four in five respondents say cloud adoption in their organisations will not be put off by high profile cyber-attacks, according to a new study from software and IT services provider Advanced. The survey, which polled more than 500 senior executives in UK organisations and was conducted through Techm...

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    BT JOINS CLOUD INDUSTRY FORUM

    Jun 22, 2017

    BT is the latest company to join the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF), announcing its commitment to open standards and developing best practice for cloud technologies.
    The telco said it wants to support CIF in its endeavours to raise the standards of cloud services and, alongside its Cloud of Cloud...

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    HOW SAP CAN BE CUSTODIAN FOR ENTERPRISE DATA IN GOOGLE CLOUD

    Jun 21, 2017

    Customers of the Google Cloud Platform that want extra assurance about the security and integrity of their critical business data can now get software giant SAP to act as a custodian for them.
    Google and SAP announced a partnership earlier this year aimed at ensuring that SAP's wide portf...

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    OFFICE 365 VIDEO EVOLVES INTO MICROSOFT STREAM

    Jun 21, 2017

    Microsoft on June 20 officially launched Stream, an enterprise video hosting and streaming service that's set to replace Office 365 Video.
    The software giant first unveiled Office 365 Video in 2014 as a solution for businesses seeking to share video content with their users. Based on Azur...

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    SALFORD CITY COUNCIL ADOPTS MICROSOFT AZURE TO DELIVER HYBRID CLOUD VISION

    Jun 20, 2017

    Salford City Council has embarked on a move to embrace the hybrid cloud deployment model by signing up to use the Microsoft Azure public cloud platform.
    The council, which looks after the needs of the 220,000 or so residents living in the Greater Manchester area, said it plans to draw on Azur...

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    THIS TIME, YOU CAN TRUST THE CLOUD MAGIC QUADRANT

    Jun 20, 2017

    The latest Garter Magic Quadrant report for cloud infrastructure is out. Usually, the release of a Magic Quadrant means I have to correct its findings when talking to my clients. Enterprises take these as gospel, managing by Magic Quadrant—and as a result picking their technology, often the wr...

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    http://www.infoworld.com/article/3201318/cloud-computing/this-time-you-can-trust-the-cloud-magic-quadrant.html6399

    HUAWEI EMBEDS TABLEAU IN ITS BIG DATA PLATFORM

    Jun 19, 2017

    Huawei's FusionInsight big data platform and Tableau's data visualisation software can now be cross-authenticated the companies said, with the aim of making it easier for businesses to understand the data they extract.
    FusionInsight combines Hadoop, massively parallel processing datab...

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/business-intelligence/6872/huawei-embeds-tableau-in-its-big-data-platform6391

    FORRESTER: RAPID CLOUD ADOPTION DRIVES DEMAND FOR SECURITY TOOLS

    Jun 16, 2017

    The global cloud services market is poised to skyrocket from $114 billion in 2016 to $236 billion by 2020. Its rapid growth is driving the market for cloud security tools, which will increase from $1 billion in 2016 to $3.5 billion in 2021.
    Researchers at Forrester recently published the Clou...

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    http://www.darkreading.com/cloud/forrester-rapid-cloud-adoption-drives-demand-for-security-tools/d/d-id/1329162?6392

    THE 2 CLOUD SECURITY MYTHS THAT MUST DIE

    Jun 16, 2017

    There seem to be two groups of people out there when it comes to cloud security: There are those who believe that public clouds are systemically unsafe, and those who believe clouds are impenetrable.
    The fact of the matter is that, if you take precautions—that is. spend time picking and...

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    http://www.infoworld.com/article/3201168/cloud-computing/the-2-cloud-security-myths-that-must-die.html6394

    NOKIA LAUNCHES 'WORLD'S FASTEST ROUTER' TO MEET IOT DEMAND

    Jun 15, 2017

    Nokia unveiled a new range of network chips on Wednesday, considered to be the fastest processors available on the market, targeting service providers trying to meet the increasing demands of cloud processing and IoT networks.

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    GOOGLE SPINS UP GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM IN SINGAPORE

    Jun 15, 2017

    Google has become the latest cloud service provider to expand its reach in Southeast Asia with the launch of a Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region in Singapore.

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    A COMPARISON OF AZURE AND AWS MICROSERVICES SOLUTIONS

    Jun 15, 2017

    Amazon Web Services introduced their Lambda microservices engine in 2014; and since that time AWS Lambda has been the standard microservices engine for the public cloud. As Microsoft’s Azure cloud has gained in popularity the question on my mind was: will Microsoft also create a Microservices ...

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/jun/15/comparison-azure-and-aws-microservices-solutions/6387

    WHY AUTOMATION – DRIVEN BY CLOUD TECHNOLOGIES – IS BECOMING MORE CRITICAL FOR ORGANISATIONS

    Jun 15, 2017

    More than half of respondents in a survey carried out by managed cloud provider 2nd Watch say at least half of their deployment pipelines are automated, with 63% saying they can deploy new applications in less than six weeks.
    The study, which garnered responses from more than 1,000 participan...

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/jun/15/why-automation-driven-cloud-technologies-becoming-more-critical-organisations/6388

    IBM ADDS IDENTITY MANAGEMENT TO ITS CLOUD

    Jun 14, 2017

    IBM has unveiled its Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) solution, which is designed to help remote workers gain access to the applications they need without having to enter multiple sign-in details.
    IBM Cloud Identity Connect uses a single sign on (SSO) to ensure employees can access everything th...

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/it-infrastructure/security/6862/ibm-adds-identity-management-to-its-cloud6380

    AWS PLANNING LAUNCH OF NEW REGION FOR ITS GOVCLOUD SERVICE

    Jun 13, 2017

    Amazon Web Services revealed June 13 that it is planning to offer government agencies, regulated industries and software-as-a-service providers a second highly secure location to park and process data in its global cloud.

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    http://www.eweek.com/cloud/aws-planning-launch-of-new-region-for-its-govcloud-service6381

    VMWARE: COMPARE CLOUD COSTS AND DISCOVER RECLAMATION SAVINGS WITH FREE ASSESSMENT

    Jun 12, 2017

    As a part of the continuous effort to reduce cost and increase IT operational efficiency for our customers, VMware recently launched free Hybrid Cloud Assessment. Hybrid Cloud Assessment (HCA) is fast, takes less than couple hours, analyzes your vSphere infrastructure.

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    http://www.dabcc.com/vmware-compare-cloud-costs-and-discover-reclamation-savings-with-free-assessment/6375

    CISOS 'DON'T UNDERSTAND THE RISKS OF SHADOW IT'

    Jun 12, 2017

    Research by Symantec has revealed that CISOs are still not aware of how big their business cloud is, despite the fact a large number of employees are using unsanctioned apps in the workplace.

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/it-infrastructure/security/6860/cisos-dont-understand-the-risks-of-shadow-it6377

    AMAZON SHUTS DOWN UNLIMITED CLOUD STORAGE PLAN

    Jun 09, 2017

    Amazon has told customers it will no longer offer an unlimited cloud storage plan – although Prime members will continue to benefit from the service.

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/jun/09/amazon-shuts-down-unlimited-cloud-storage-plan/6369

    FACEBOOK 'PLANS TO MOVE WHATSAPP AWAY FROM IBM CLOUD'

    Jun 09, 2017

    Facebook's WhatsApp messaging service will be transferred from IBM's SoftLayer cloud servers and onto Facebook's own data centres.
    WhatsApp has been one of IBM's top five public cloud customers in terms of revenue prior to the move, according to CNBC, something IBM has denied....

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/leadership/cloud-essentials/6857/facebook-plans-to-move-whatsapp-away-from-ibm-cloud6373

    ICLOUD CELEB PHOTO HACK: CORONATION STREET ACTRESS KYM MARSH HACKED

    Jun 07, 2017

    The High Court has banned the publivation of pictures stolen from Pippa Middleton's iCloud account, saying it will take civil court action against a "person or persons unknown" following the hack.

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/cloud-essentials/public-cloud/5608/icloud-celeb-photo-hack-coronation-street-actress-kym-marsh6366

    VMWARE UPDATES VREALIZE SUITE TO BOOST HYBRID CLOUD

    Jun 07, 2017

    VMware has updated its vRealize cloud management platform to help businesses leverage their applications and infrastructure across hybrid cloud environments.

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    NETSKOPE RAISES $100M IN SERIES E ROUND, AIMS TO MOVE SECURITY PLATFORM BEYOND THE CLOUD

    Jun 06, 2017

    Cloud security provider Netskope has announced the close of a $100 million (£77.5m) series E funding round to press ahead with its go to market strategy as well as explore new ventures.

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/jun/06/netskope-raises-100m-series-e-round-aims-move-security-platform-beyond-cloud/6371

    TELSTRA ACQUIRES COMPANY85 WHILE CANBERRA GETS AWS DIRECT CONNECT

    Jun 05, 2017

    A couple of updates in the Australian data space this morning; Telstra has announced it has acquired Company85, a UK-based provider of data centre, cloud and network services, while Amazon Web Services (AWS) is launching a new service in Canberra through NEXTDC.

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/jun/05/telstra-acquires-company85-while-canberra-gets-aws-direct-connect/6359

    GOOGLE ACCELERATES CUSTOMER DATA PROCESSING WITH NEW CLOUD FEATURE

    Jun 05, 2017

    Google is making it faster for cloud customers to process data for analysis with a forthcoming feature called Cloud Dataflow Shuffle. It’s designed to make consuming streaming and batch processed data up to five times faster than before by applying technology the tech giant developed in-house....

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    https://venturebeat.com/2017/06/05/google-accelerates-customer-data-processing-with-new-cloud-feature/6361

    MTM TECHNOLOGIES, INC. LAUNCHES ANYWHEREAPP FOR ORGANIZATIONS IN NEED OF CUSTOM CLOUD-BASED WORKSPACE SOLUTIONS

    Jun 01, 2017

    AnywhereApp is unique in that it offers businesses the best of both worlds – a customizable cloud or on-premises solution based on subscription consumption models – per user per month pricing. AnywhereApp satisfies the unmet demand of the roughly 200,000 mid-market businesses that have g...

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    http://www.dabcc.com/mtm-technologies-inc-launches-anywhereapp-for-organizations-in-need-of-custom-cloud-based-workspace-solutions/6356

    GOOGLE IS FIRST TO OFFER INTEL’S SKYLAKE PROCESSORS IN THE CLOUD

    May 31, 2017

    cloud providers like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, which have yet to launch their own Skylake infrastructure products. AWS announced a set of Skylake-powered C5 instances for its Elastic Compute Cloud last year, but those have yet to launch.

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    https://venturebeat.com/2017/05/31/google-is-first-to-offer-intels-skylake-processors-in-the-cloud/6363

    CLOUD NATIVE ARCHITECTURE ‘DEFAULT’ FOR CUSTOMER-FACING APPS BY 2020, SAYS CAPGEMINI

    May 31, 2017

    The research, which surveyed more than 900 senior professionals across 11 countries, found that 15% of new enterprise applications are cloud native today, set to jump to 32% by 2020.

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/may/31/cloud-native-architecture-default-customer-facing-apps-2020-says-capgemini/6344

    NEW RESEARCH EXPLORES CONTINUED DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LOB AND IT ON CLOUD INITIATIVES

    May 30, 2017

    The study, which polled 250 IT and business decision makers in large enterprises, found that overall cloud adoption now stands at 88%, with more than two thirds (67%) of users expecting to increase their adoption of cloud services over the coming year.

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/may/30/new-research-explores-continued-difference-between-lob-and-it-cloud-initiatives/6336

    DATACORE’S SIXTH ANNUAL “STATE OF SOFTWARE-DEFINED STORAGE, HYPERCONVERGED AND CLOUD STORAGE” SURVEY REVEALS TOP BUSINESS DRIVERS

    May 30, 2017

    The survey probed for levels of spending on technologies including software-defined storage, flash technology, hyperconverged storage, private cloud storage and OpenStack. Software-defined storage topped the charts in 2017 spending, with 16% reporting that software-defined storage represented 11-25%...

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    http://www.dabcc.com/datacores-sixth-annual-state-of-software-defined-storage-hyperconverged-and-cloud-storage-survey-reveals-top-business-drivers-tec6358

    LEAVE AWS? NOT FOR EASIER CLOUD DISCOUNTS

    May 29, 2017

    If the cloud is all about convenience, cloud pricing is anything but. The pay-as-you-go model has been complicated by AWS Reserved Instances and other ways to lock in lower prices at the expense of business agility.

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    https://www.cio.com.au/article/619899/leave-aws-easier-cloud-discounts/?fp=16&fpid=16334

    RED HAT ACQUIRING AGILE AND CLOUD-NATIVE DEVELOPMENT TOOLS PROVIDER, CODENVY

    May 29, 2017

    USA: Red Hat is set to acquire Codenvy, a provider of cloud-native development tools that enable developers to more easily create modern container-based and cloud-native applications.

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    http://www.ciol.com/red-hat-acquiring-agile-and-cloud-native-development-tools-provider-codenvy/6335

    UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS VENDORS OUTLOOKS ON CLOUD DIFFER

    May 26, 2017

    While hybrid deployments are the reality now, some unified communications vendors might disagree on the future of cloud communications and on-premises systems.

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    HOW A YOUNG FINTECH AND AWS PAVED THE WAY FOR A NEW BREED OF CLOUD BANKING SERVICES IN THE UK

    May 25, 2017

    The minds at independent bank OakNorth have set themselves one of the toughest challenges for any start-up: serve a highly-specialised target audience using cloud technology in a sector where security is the number one priority.

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    WANNACRY AND THE PUBLIC CLOUD: THE CISO PERSPECTIVE

    May 24, 2017

    I recently attended a CISO Executive Summit here in NYC.  The room was packed with 175 CISOs and top-level security leaders from various industries.  There was broad agreement that WannaCry was a scramble for many of their teams, and created a long weekend for some.  We concurred that...

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    MICROSOFT'S P LANGUAGE IS AIMED AT WHERE CLOUD, AI, AND IOT MEET

    May 23, 2017

    Microsoft is positioning its P language as a solution for asynchrony in a world where this capability is becoming increasingly vital for the cloud, artificial intelligence, and embedded systems.

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    http://www.infoworld.com/article/3197852/application-development/microsofts-p-language-is-aimed-at-where-cloud-ai-and-iot-meet.html6353

    GOOGLE’S FIREBASE TAPS SERVERLESS CLOUD FUNCTIONS

    May 22, 2017

    Firebase, Google Cloud’s back end and SDK for mobile and web application development, is being enhanced with serverless compute capabilities. Google Cloud Functions for Firebase, now available in a beta release, allows developers to run back-end JavaScript code that responds to events triggere...

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    A ROUNDUP OF CLOUD COMPUTING FORECASTS FOR 2017

    May 22, 2017

    Cloud platforms are enabling new, complex business models and orchestrating more globally-based integration networks in 2017 than many analyst and advisory firms predicted. Combined with Cloud Services adoption increasing in the mid-tier and small & medium businesses (SMB), leading researchers i...

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/may/22/roundup-of-cloud-computing-forecasts-2017/6350

    MONSTER CLOUD REPORTS ON RECENT RANSOMWARE ATTACKS

    May 19, 2017

    Hackers manage to access systems on a regular basis, even when measures are put into place to prevent this. Cybercriminals discover new ways to strike, and many organizations find it hard to keep up. A business or non-profit organization typically needs assistance in the event their computer system ...

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    ORACLE CLOUD SECURITY SERVICES PASS THE 1-MILLION-USERS MARK

    May 19, 2017

    Oracle cloud security services now has more than 1 million customers*, six months after launching the new portfolio.
    Customers include Levi Strauss & Company, cyber risk and consulting company Edgile, video firm Ooyala, and software providers Nomis Solutions and Pragmatyxs.

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    https://www.sdxcentral.com/articles/news/oracle-cloud-security-services-pass-1-million-customers-mark-six-months/2017/05/6327

    IBM LAUNCHES SMARTCLOUD ENTRY 3.1: A CLOUD SOLUTION FOR ALL SEASONS

    May 17, 2017

    That's what SmartCloud Entry 3.1 is—an easy cloud solution. It's a private cloud solution that runs on your infrastructure in the privacy of your data center. Being a private cloud solution means that you can now enjoy the benefits of cloud computing in a secure environment.

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    CLOUD COMPUTING GOES BEYOND TIPPING POINT IN FINANCIAL SERVICES, SAYS DTCC

    May 17, 2017

    Cloud computing has reached a ‘tipping point’ in financial services with capabilities and cost efficiencies moving ahead of on-premise data centre equivalents, according to The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation.

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/may/17/cloud-computing-goes-beyond-tipping-point-financial-services-says-dtcc/6338

    INTERNAP 2016 PREDICTIONS: HYBRID, DEVOPS AND MORE

    May 17, 2017

    In the past, cloud platforms have not provided the feature parity and technical maturity that enterprises needed in order to deploy workloads on a combination of their own private environments and service provider environments.

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    TRAVIS PERKINS PLC DETECTS AND RESPONDS TO THREATS FASTER WITH SPLUNK ENTERPRISE SECURITY AND SPLUNK CLOUD

    May 16, 2017

    Splunk Cloud and Splunk ES give us the ability to ensure we can manage the complex cybersecurity landscape while benefiting from the instant, reliable and cost effective delivery model offered in Splunk Cloud.

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    https://www.splunk.com/en_us/newsroom/press-releases/2017/travis-perkins-plc-detects-and-responds-to-threats-faster-with-splunk-enterprise-security-an6312

    IBM TOUTS ITS CLOUD PLATFORM AS QUICKEST FOR AI WITH BENCHMARK TESTS

    May 10, 2017

    IBM claims it has the fastest cloud for deep learning and artificial intelligence (AI) after publishing benchmark tests which show NVIDIA Tesla P100 GPU accelerators on the IBM Cloud can provide up to 2.8 times more performance than the previous generation in certain cases.


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    WHY HYBRID CLOUD CAN WORK FOR YOU – AND THE THREE STEPS TO A SUCCESSFUL ENVIRONMENT

    May 04, 2017

    Research from a recent Gartner study predicts that by 2019, “more than 30 percent of the 100 largest vendors’ new software investments will have shifted from cloud-first to cloud-only”. The study considers the idea that “cloud-first, and even cloud-only is replacing the no-cl...


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    451 RESEARCH REPORT AFFIRMS CLOUD SERVICES BUDGET TO OUTSTRIP OVERALL IT THIS YEAR

    May 04, 2017

    Enterprises expect growth in their hosting and cloud services to outstrip overall IT spending this year, with spending on hosting and cloud to go up 25% on average compared to 12% for overall IT, according to 451 Research.


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    WHY THERE IS A CLEARING IN THE CLOUD FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES

    May 03, 2017

    The financial services sector is one of the prime markets that stands to gain many benefits from cloud computing but, to date, this has proved rather difficult. This is hardly surprising when one considers the heavy regulation within this industry.


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    VERIZON SELLS CLOUD SERVICES TO IBM IN ‘UNIQUE COOPERATION BETWEEN TWO TECH LEADERS’

    May 03, 2017

    Verizon has announced it is selling its cloud and managed hosting service to IBM, alongside working with the Armonk giant on a ‘number of strategic initiatives involving networking and cloud services’.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/may/03/verizon-sells-cloud-services-ibm-unique-cooperation-between-two-tech-leaders/6306

    SHERWEB INTEGRATES ACRONIS CLOUD BACKUP CAPABILITIES INTO HOSTED SERVICES SOLUTION OFFERINGS

    May 03, 2017

    A global leader in hybrid cloud data protection and storage and SherWeb jointly announced today their recent agreement to integrate Acronis Backup Cloud into the SherWeb family of cloud-based hosting solutions.

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    CISCO ACQUIRES VIPTELA IN $610M DEAL FOR SOUPED-UP SD-WAN GOODNESS

    May 02, 2017

    Cisco has announced its intent to acquire Viptela, a provider of software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) technology, for $610 million (£471.9m).


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    SALESFORCE REPORT ARGUES IT STANDS AT A ‘CROSSROADS OF CHANGE’

    May 02, 2017

    A new report from Salesforce sheds further light on the shifting sands of IT; eight out of 10 UK tech leaders say IT is now the primary enabler of customer experience, while three quarters admit IT is currently undergoing the biggest historical shift of its role.


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    GARTNER SAYS CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE AS A SERVICE WILL EXCEED TRADITIONAL DATA CENTER OUTSOURCING SPEND IN INDIA IN 2017

    May 02, 2017

    Cloud infrastructure as a service will exceed traditional data center outsourcing spend in India during 2017, according to Gartner, Inc. In India, Traditional data center outsourcing is forecast to reach $559 million in 2017, while cloud infrastructure as a service spending will total $677 million t...


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    GREEN CLOUD TECHNOLOGIES ACQUIRES CLOUD SERVICES PROVIDER CIRRITY

    Apr 30, 2017

    Green Cloud provides custom wholesale and white label cloud solutions to a network of 400 reseller partners, and the acquisition expands Green Cloud’s capacity and data center presence, particularly on the west coast, while adding core expertise around security and compliance services.

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    AMAZON, MICROSOFT AND GOOGLE’S FINANCIAL RESULTS GIVE AN INTRIGUING STATE OF THE CLOUD

    Apr 28, 2017

    Analysis April 27 saw Alphabet, Amazon and Microsoft release its most recent financial results, with cloud at the heart of their success. But this doesn’t quite tell the full story.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/apr/28/amazon-microsoft-and-googles-financial-results-give-intriguing-state-cloud/6309

    NEW SURVEY SUGGESTS UK DATA CENTRE OPTIMISATION AND COOLING COULD BE BETTER

    Apr 27, 2017

    A new report argues the UK’s data centres are between them achieving ‘poor’ levels of cooling utilisation, with two thirds of cooling equipment installed on average not delivering any benefits.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/apr/27/new-survey-suggests-uk-data-centre-optimisation-and-cooling-could-be-better/6288

    TENCENT ANNOUNCES DATA CENTRE EXPANSION INCLUDING FIRST EUROPEAN SITES

    Apr 26, 2017

    Chinese Internet firm Tencent has announced expansion plans for its data centres, opening five new facilities across three continents by the end of this year.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/apr/26/tencent-announces-data-centre-expansion-including-first-european-sites/6283

    GETTING STARTED WITH MICROSOFT AZURE FUNCTIONS

    Apr 25, 2017

    Cloud is hard, managing servers is hard, hence a recent push by major Cloud Providers toward something called "serverless computing". This is obviously a misleading name as there is no such thing as compute without servers, because, at least in 2017, code needs to run on servers.


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    GARTNER SURVEY SHOWS 85 PERCENT OF ENTERPRISES WILL HAVE STARTED WINDOWS 10 DEPLOYMENTS BY END OF 2017

    Apr 25, 2017

    Migration to Windows 10 is expected to be faster than previous operating system (OS) adoption, according to a survey by Gartner, Inc. The survey showed that 85 percent of enterprises will have started Windows 10 deployments by the end of 2017.


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    GARTNER SAYS INDIAN DATA AND ANALYTICS LEADERS ARE TURNING TO LOGICAL DATA WAREHOUSES

    Apr 24, 2017

    By 2018, more than 50% of organizations in India will fail to deliver value and ROI justification on current investments in traditional enterprise data warehouses for analytics


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    MICROSOFT LOOKS TO SIMPLIFY IOT WITH SAAS FOR NEW RELEASE

    Apr 24, 2017

    Microsoft has announced the launch of Microsoft IoT Central, a software as a service (SaaS) offering which aims to reduce the complexity of Internet of Things solutions for customers.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/apr/24/microsoft-looks-simplify-iot-saas-new-release/6284

    CLOUD PRICING WAR MOVES FROM VMS TO OBJECT STORAGE, 451 RESEARCH ARGUES

    Apr 20, 2017

    The battlefield for cloud pricing will shift from virtual machines to object storage, with databases among others undergoing similar pressures in the next 18 months, according to the latest note from 451 Research.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/apr/20/cloud-pricing-war-moves-vms-object-storage-451-research-argues/6285

    HOW MACHINE LEARNING COULD PREVENT MONEY LAUNDERING

    Apr 20, 2017

    Machine learning is being put to use in all sorts of areas today. From smart cars and homes and beyond, the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are becoming a larger part of how many companies conduct business.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/apr/20/how-machine-learning-could-prevent-money-laundering/6286

    MULESOFT ANNOUNCES CROWD, THE NEXT MAJOR RELEASE OF ANYPOINT PLATFORM TO HARNESS INNOVATION FROM ACROSS THE ENTERPRISE

    Apr 20, 2017

    MuleSoft (NYSE: MULE), provider of the leading platform for building application networks, today announced Crowd, featuring a set of powerful collaboration capabilities that enable the creation, saving, discovery and reuse of APIs and other integration assets within Anypoint Platform™ to drive...


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    https://www.mulesoft.com/press-center/anypoint-crowd-release-api-design-center6277

    MULESOFT ANNOUNCES PARTNER AWARD WINNERS AT CONNECT 2017

    Apr 20, 2017

    MuleSoft (NYSE: MULE), provider of the leading platform for building application networks, today announced the winners of the MuleSoft Partner Awards. The annual awards recognize the top partners for excellence in executing on customer needs, driving business results, and delivering solutions and ex...


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    https://www.mulesoft.com/press-center/partner-program-awards-20176278

    SPLUNK CLOUD LAUNCHES ON AWS MARKETPLACE

    Apr 20, 2017

    The new globally available API capability enables seamless procurement and deployment of Splunk® Cloud.

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    https://www.splunk.com/en_us/newsroom/press-releases/2017/splunk-cloud-launches-on-aws-marketplace.html6313

    THE KEY THEMES UNDERPINNING THE CONTINUED MOMENTUM FOR UK CLOUD ADOPTION

    Apr 19, 2017

    I recently read with interest the results of the latest Cloud Industry Forum research survey into UK Cloud adoption and a couple of aspects jumped out at me, undoubtedly mirroring the experience iland is having within the UK market.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/apr/19/key-themes-underpinning-continued-momentum-uk-cloud-adoption/6287

    SOFTBANK LEADS $16.5M FUNDING ROUND FOR DOME9 SECURITY

    Apr 19, 2017

    Dome9 Security, an Israeli cloud infrastructure provider, has announced the close of $16.5 million (£12.8m) in series C funding led by Japanese tech giant SoftBank.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/apr/19/softbank-leads-165m-funding-round-dome9-security/6248

    CISCO EXPANDS CERTIFICATION PORTFOLIO TO DRIVE BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION

    Apr 19, 2017

    In the digital era, acquiring and building talent is a critical capability for organizations working to evolve, drive better business outcomes and create new market opportunities. Cisco today announced it is expanding its training and certification portfolio with offerings that enable customers to o...


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18395636253

    GREEN CLOUD NAMED THE BEST CLOUD HOSTING PROVIDER

    Apr 19, 2017

    Green Cloud Technologies was founded in 2011, and today is the largest independent channel-only cloud IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) provider in the country. Experiencing a 5-year growth rate in excess of 6,700% since it was founded six years ago by Greenville-based telecom veterans, Green Cloud...

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    http://gogreencloud.com/news/green-cloud-named-best-cloud-hosting-provider/6324

    CLOUDERA SETS IPO PRICE AT $12 TO $14 A SHARE, EYES NEAR $2BN VALUATION

    Apr 18, 2017

    Cloud tech IPOs seem to be like buses; you wait ages for one, then two come along at once. After Okta went public earlier this month, Cloudera, a data management platform provider, said it expects its initial public offering price to be between $12 and $14 per share for 15 million shares.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/apr/18/cloudera-sets-ipo-price-12-14-share-eyes-near-2bn-valuation/6267

    AUSTRALIAN IT INFRASTRUCTURE LEADERS FIND WAYS TO INNOVATE DESPITE BUDGET CHALLENGES

    Apr 18, 2017

    Ahead of the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations and Data Center Summit in Sydney in May, we asked Gartner research vice president and conference chair Michael Warrilow about the latest trends and developments in IT infrastructure and what Australian organizations are focusing on this year.


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    http://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/36839176298

    MICROSOFT UNVEILS FREE CLOUD MIGRATION ASSESSMENT TOOL

    Apr 14, 2017

    Ready to get your head around the cloud? Microsoft has rolled out a new, free tool to help you decide if your company should make the move. The Cloud Migration Assessment service walks you through an examination of your resources and cost-benefit analysis, presumably with the hope that you'll st...


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    http://www.tomsitpro.com/articles/microsoft-azure-cloud-migration-tool,1-3568.html6292

    THE VALUE OF HYBRID: OPERATE FOR TODAY AND OPTIMISE FOR TOMORROW

    Apr 13, 2017

    The term “hybrid cloud” has grown in popularity among established technology vendors, but one could be forgiven for thinking it’s a convenient “cloudwash” for companies to showcase progress while delaying an inevitable shift to public cloud.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/apr/13/value-hybrid-operate-today-and-optimise-tomorrow/6268

    RESEARCH REVEALS EXTENT OF ‘AGGRESSIVE’ HYPERSCALE OPERATOR GROWTH IN CLOUD MARKETS

    Apr 13, 2017

    Hyperscale operators are ‘aggressively’ growing their share of cloud service markets, according to the latest note from Synergy Research.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/apr/13/research-reveals-extent-aggressive-hyperscale-operator-growth-cloud-markets/6249

    THE KEY CLOUD CERTIFICATIONS NEEDED TO BOOST YOUR CAREER IN 2017

    Apr 12, 2017

    The cloud skills gap is widening and almost 40% of businesses are now struggling to find the qualified employees they need, according to Microsoft’s recent Cloud Skills Report. This is an incredible opportunity for professionals who can prove their cloud knowledge.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/apr/12/key-cloud-certifications-needed-boost-your-career-2017/6269

    VELOCLOUD LAUNCHES SD-WAN ECOSYSTEM TO STOP BREACHES IN THEIR TRACKS

    Apr 12, 2017

    VeloCloud has stepped up its SD-WAN Security Ecosystem and launched a new SD-WAN Security Technology Partner Program, along with new partnerships with security heavyweights such as IBM Security, Check Point, Fortinet and Zscaler.


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    https://securitybrief.asia/story/velocloud-launches-sd-wan-ecosystem-stop-breaches-their-tracks/6256

    ALLRECIPES.COM SELECTS NEUDESIC FOR CLOUD INNOVATION, MIGRATION TO MICROSOFT AZURE AND MANAGED SERVICES

    Apr 12, 2017

    Neudesic, a nationally recognized business and technology consulting firm, has partnered with Allrecipes to successfully migrate their infrastructure to a more agile and scalable Azure cloud environment-offering a new set of cloud applications that are helping to drive the end-end digital food exper...

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    https://www.neudesic.com/press-release/allrecipes-com-selects-neudesic-cloud-innovation-migration-microsoft-azure-managed-services/6323

    WHY IT’S STILL IMPORTANT TO EDUCATE YOUR EMPLOYEES AROUND CLOUD SECURITY, VPNS, AND WI-FI

    Apr 11, 2017

    Sponsored For those at the coalface of the security industry, the feeling of metaphorically banging one’s head against a brick wall, of continually educating, re-educating and correcting misinformation, mischievous or otherwise, will feel all too familiar.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/apr/11/why-its-still-important-educate-your-employees-around-cloud-security-vpns-and-wi-fi/6270

    SHOPPERS STOP COLLABORATES WITH CISCO TO ACCELERATE DIGITAL BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION & REDEFINE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

    Apr 11, 2017

    Cisco and Shoppers Stop, India’s leading fashion retailer, today announced collaboration to implement Cisco Wireless Solution across 80 Shoppers Stop stores in India. In select stores, Shoppers Stop is piloting the Cisco Connected Mobile Experience (CMX) capabilities integrated with Cisco Wire...


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18390266254

    CISCO LAUNCHES NEXT GENERATION STORAGE NETWORKING INNOVATIONS

    Apr 11, 2017

    Data stored in global data centers will increase by five-fold to reach 915 Exabyte by 2020, according to the recent Cisco® Global Cloud Index. Cisco today announced technology innovations for next-generation storage networking that will help customers access, manage and automate this stored data...


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18374906255

    INAP SIGNS CUSTOMIZED COLOCATION AND NETWORK AGREEMENT IN THE COMPANY’S FLAGSHIP DALLAS DATA CENTER

    Apr 11, 2017

    Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), (“INAP” or the “Company”), a provider of high-performance Internet infrastructure including Colocation, Cloud, and Network Services, today announced a multi-year agreement with a large worldwide data networking and telecommunications equip...


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    http://www.internap.com/press-release/inap-signs-customized-colocation-network-agreement-companys-flagship-dallas-data-center/6199

    CISCO LAUNCHES NEXT GENERATION STORAGE NETWORKING INNOVATIONS

    Apr 11, 2017

    Data stored in global data centers will increase by five-fold to reach 915 Exabyte by 2020, according to the recent Cisco® Global Cloud Index. Cisco today announced technology innovations for next-generation storage networking that will help customers access, manage and automate this stored data...


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18374906205

    THE LATEST PIVOTAL CLOUD FOUNDRY SETS THE STAGE FOR .NET MICROSERVICES

    Apr 10, 2017

    Last week’s official release by Pivotal of the latest version 1.10 of its commercial Cloud Foundry software services platform touts some significant — and perhaps overdue — improvements, including support for sister company VMware’s NSX virtual networking layer.


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    https://thenewstack.io/latest-pivotal-cloud-foundry-sets-stage-net-microservices/6229

    HOW PIVOTAL SOFTWARE IS TRANSFORMING THE ENTERPRISE WITH VALLEY VALUES

    Apr 10, 2017

    If you use a computer, you use technology created by Pivotal Software, one of the most influential yet discreet companies in tech.


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    http://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-pivotal-software-transforms-the-enterprise-with-valley-values/6230

    NEW PRODUCTS OF THE WEEK 4.10.17

    Apr 10, 2017

    A free to upgrade for existing PCF customers. A typical Pivotal Cloud Foundry installation starts around $150,000 annually and scales up based on usage. Typically the software cost is a small fraction of cost savings achieved through increased operational efficiency and developer productivity.


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    http://www.networkworld.com/article/3188397/videoconferencing/new-products-of-the-week-4-10-17.html#slide136272

    WASHINGTON DC AND DALLAS HOTTEST US COLOCATION GROWTH MARKETS, REPORT NOTES

    Apr 10, 2017

    Silicon Valley may be the epicentre of the vast majority of technological innovation – yet according to the latest note from Synergy Research, Dallas and Washington DC are the leading growth markets for colocation, headed by Digital Realty and Equinix.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/apr/10/washington-dc-and-dallas-hottest-us-colocation-growth-markets-report-notes/6250

    GARTNER SAYS WORLDWIDE IT SPENDING FORECAST TO GROW 1.4 PERCENT IN 2017

    Apr 10, 2017

    "The strong U.S. dollar has cut $67 billion out of our 2017 IT spending forecast," said John-David Lovelock, research vice president at Gartner. "We expect these currency headwinds to be a drag on earnings of U.S.-based multinational IT vendors through 2017."


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    http://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/36728186222

    GARTNER SAYS WORLDWIDE IT SPENDING FORECAST TO GROW 1.4 PERCENT IN 2017

    Apr 10, 2017

    "The strong U.S. dollar has cut $67 billion out of our 2017 IT spending forecast," said John-David Lovelock, research vice president at Gartner. "We expect these currency headwinds to be a drag on earnings of U.S.-based multinational IT vendors through 2017."


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    http://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/36728186299

    OKTA RINGS THE BELL ON IPO AS SHARES SOAR

    Apr 07, 2017

    The cloud tech IPO landscape has arguably stalled in recent years with the M&A landscape heating up alongside it – but one company looking to buck that trend is identity and management provider Okta, who officially rang the bell today after going public last month.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/apr/07/okta-rings-bell-ipo-shares-soar/6251

    APPROACH WITH CAUTION: HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT DRIVER FOR YOUR JOURNEY TO THE CLOUD

    Apr 07, 2017

    The recent survey by 451 Research and Microsoft proves that investment in cloud hosting and managed services is soaring, with almost two thirds of overall cloud and hosting infrastructure spend comes aligned with value-added services.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/apr/07/approach-caution-how-choose-right-driver-your-journey-cloud/6252

    MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 WINS CLOUD GAME IN EUROPE

    Apr 07, 2017

    The company – which broke the mould with a cloud-based office productivity pack, the G Suite – is behind Microsoft Office 365 in Europe. According to a research from data protection company Bitglass, adoption of the Microsoft suite in the region has more than doubled in the past year.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2016/dec/14/microsoft-office-365-wins-cloud-game-europe/6183

    INAP SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES $300M SENIOR SECURED DEBT REFINANCING

    Apr 06, 2017

    Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), (“INAP” or the “Company”), a provider of high-performance Internet infrastructure including Colocation, Cloud, and Network Services, today announced that it closed on $325 million in new credit facilities to complete its senior secured deb...


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    http://www.internap.com/press-release/inap-successfully-completes-300m-senior-secured-debt-refinancing/6200

    CLOUD FOUNDRY ANNOUNCES DIVERSE SPEAKER LINEUP FOR SILICON VALLEY SUMMIT 2017

    Apr 06, 2017

    Cloud Foundry Foundation today announced speakers and the schedule for Cloud Foundry Summit Silicon Valley 2017, which will take place June 13-15 in Santa Clara, CA.


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    https://www.cloudfoundry.org/cloud-foundry-announces-diverse-speaker-lineup-silicon-valley-summit-2017-2/6198

    NINE IN 10 FIRMS WILL ADOPT HYBRID INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT BY 2020, SAYS GARTNER

    Apr 06, 2017

    An overwhelming 90% of organisations will adopt hybrid infrastructure management capabilities by 2020, according to the latest prognostication from analyst firm Gartner.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/apr/06/nine-10-firms-will-adopt-hybrid-infrastructure-management-2020-says-gartner/6212

    VMWARE TO SELL VCLOUD AIR TO OVH FOR ‘NEXT STEP’ IN EVOLUTION

    Apr 06, 2017

    VMware has announced it is to sell its cloud offering based on the software-driven data centre (SDDC), vCloud Air, to French cloud computing provider OVH in what was described as ‘the next step in vCloud Air’s evolution’.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/apr/06/vmware-sell-vcloud-air-ovh-next-step-evolution/6174

    PIVOTAL IMBUES CLOUD FOUNDRY WITH WINDOWS-WRANGLING POWERS

    Apr 06, 2017

    Pivotal has popped out its quarterly Cloud Foundry update, and this time there's something notable: the ability to manage fleets of Windows Servers.


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    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/04/06/pivotal_cloud_foundry_1_10/6232

    MULESOFT ONCE AGAIN RECOGNIZED AS A LEADER IN TWO GARTNER MAGIC QUADRANTS

    Apr 06, 2017

    MuleSoft (NYSE: MULE), provider of the leading platform for building application networks, today announced that for the fourth consecutive year, Gartner has positioned MuleSoft as a Leader in its Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS), Worldwide. MuleSoft has also be...


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    https://www.mulesoft.com/press-center/gartner-ipaas-mq-20176279

    GARTNER SAYS A MASSIVE SHIFT TO HYBRID INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES IS UNDERWAY

    Apr 05, 2017

    The growth of cloud and industrialized services and the decline of traditional data center outsourcing (DCO) indicate a massive shift toward hybrid infrastructure services, according to Gartner, Inc.


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    http://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/36669176300

    GARTNER SAYS A MASSIVE SHIFT TO HYBRID INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES IS UNDERWAY

    Apr 05, 2017

    In a report containing a series of predictions about IT infrastructure services, Gartner analysts said that by 2020, cloud, hosting and traditional infrastructure services will come in more or less at par in terms of spending.


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    http://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/36669176223

    PIVOTAL LAUNCHES UPDATED VERSION OF MULTICLOUD PLATFORM

    Apr 05, 2017

    Software vendor Pivotal has launched version 1.10 of its Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) multicloud platform to simplify interactions between developers and operators.


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    https://www.sdxcentral.com/articles/news/pivotal-launches-updated-version-multi-cloud-platform/2017/04/6231

    451 RESEARCH ARGUES ‘FORMIDABLE’ AZURE CONTINUES TO CLOSE GAP ON AWS

    Apr 05, 2017

    It’s a trend which has been monitored extensively over the past several months, and now another research firm has lent its weight to the theory: Microsoft Azure is gaining ground over Amazon Web Services (AWS) in cloud infrastructure.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/apr/05/451-research-argues-formidable-azure-continues-close-gap-aws/6213

    KEY TRENDS IN CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE: HYBRID, SMART STORAGE, SECURITY, AND MORE

    Apr 05, 2017

    The past decade has brought much change to the IT infrastructure industry as enterprise IT companies scale up their data consumption to unprecedented levels.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/apr/05/key-trends-cloud-infrastructure-hybrid-smart-storage-security-and-more/6209

    WORLDWIDE DATA CREATION SET TO TOP 163 ZB BY 2025, ARGUES SEAGATE

    Apr 04, 2017

    The global data landscape will total an eye-watering 163 zettabytes by 2025, up from 16 ZB last year and the equivalent of watching the entire Netflix catalogue 489 million times, according to a new missive from Seagate.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/apr/04/worldwide-data-creation-set-top-163-zb-2025-argues-seagate/6191

    THE EXPERT’S VIEW: CLOUD TECHNOLOGIES LIKE A DRIVERLESS CAR

    Apr 04, 2017

    Introducing the briefing, Chris Hodson, of Zscaler, told an audience of senior professionals from a range of industries that while companies talk about a journey to the cloud, often it is the cloud that is coming to us.


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    https://business-reporter.co.uk/2017/04/04/experts-view-cloud-technologies-like-driverless-car/6257

    ORACLE SECURES ISO 27001, HIPAA AND SOC CERTIFICATIONS FOR ITS CLOUD PORTFOLIO

    Apr 03, 2017

    Oracle has announced its public cloud services have achieved various security and compliance certifications, including ISO 27001, HIPAA, SOC1 and SOC2, in what the company describes as ‘continued momentum’ for its products.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/apr/03/oracle-secures-iso-27001-hipaa-and-soc-certification-its-cloud-portfolio/6192

    WHY MACHINE LEARNING IS THE NEW PROVING GROUND FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

    Apr 03, 2017

    These and many other insights are from a recent survey completed by MIT Technology Review Custom and Google Cloud, Machine Learning: The New Proving Ground for Competitive Advantage (PDF, no opt-in, 10 pp.).


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/apr/03/machine-learning-is-the-new-proving-ground-for-competitive-advantage/6210

    PIVOTAL CEO ROB MEE ON THE SUCCESS OF CLOUD FOUNDRY AND LEARNING TO SELL ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE

    Apr 01, 2017

    Rob Mee founded software-development firm Pivotal Labs in 1989, and the company really rose to fame about a decade ago as it helped shape development practices among some then-prominent web startups. EMC acquired Pivotal Labs in 2012 and, after supplementing it with assets (including Cloud Foundry) ...


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    https://architecht.io/pivotal-ceo-rob-mee-on-the-success-of-cloud-foundry-and-learning-to-sell-enterprise-software-78314b67fdde6233

    SECURITY MONITORING REMAINS ‘COMPLEX AND CHAOTIC’ – AND CLOUD AND IOT WILL ONLY MAKE IT WORSE

    Mar 31, 2017

    One in three respondents in a survey conducted by AlienVault said the state of security monitoring in their organisation was ‘complex and chaotic’, adding a ‘major disconnect’ was still in place between beliefs and actions in cloud security.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/31/security-monitoring-remains-complex-and-chaotic-and-cloud-and-iot-will-only-make-it-worse/6214

    HOW PIVOTAL HELPS COMIC RELIEF MEET THE DEMANDS OF RED NOSE DAY

    Mar 30, 2017

    When you get the opportunity to support one of the UK’s most prestigious charities, it’s not a responsibility to be taken lightly. Held every two years, Red Nose Day is all about the public’s power to make the world a better place, simply by having a great time.


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    https://content.pivotal.io/announcements/how-pivotal-helps-comic-relief-meet-the-demands-of-red-nose-day6202

    ERICSSON AND CISCO TO STRENGTHEN NEXTEL IP NETWORK IN BRAZIL

    Mar 30, 2017

    Jorge Braga, Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, Nextel, says: "Ericsson and Cisco are already long-term suppliers to Nextel, and their alliance makes them good partners to strengthen our IP network. We needed a powerful and intelligent solution to improve our IP network in Brazil, and...


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18353876206

    THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS A FREE LUNCH: WHY BUSINESS NEEDS TO UNDERSTAND CLOUD THREATS

    Mar 30, 2017

    Businesses across the country have bought into the extraordinary benefits of cloud computing. Senior executives have become passionate advocates, attracted by the promise of greater agility, cost savings and convenience.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/30/theres-no-such-thing-free-lunch-why-business-needs-understand-cloud-threats/6193

    AWS TURNS ITS CONTACT CENTRE INTO A SERVICE WITH AMAZON CONNECT

    Mar 30, 2017

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the launch of Amazon Connect, a self-service cloud-based contact centre service which aims to make customer service easier and cheaper for businesses.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/30/aws-turns-its-contact-centre-service-amazon-connect/6137

    MICROSOFT STUDY WARNS OF DIFFICULTY ORGANISATIONS FACE IN ATTRACTING CLOUD SKILLS

    Mar 29, 2017

    More than one in three companies admit it has been either ‘difficult’ or ‘very difficult’ to find specific cloud skills for their organisation, according to a new study from Microsoft.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/29/microsoft-study-warns-difficulty-organisations-face-attracting-cloud-skills/6130

    TWO IN THREE ENTERPRISES AT LEAST PLANNING ON MOVING TO DEVOPS, SURVEY FINDS

    Mar 29, 2017

    A new survey from machine data analytics provider Sumo Logic has found more than two thirds of enterprises either plan to adopt DevOps or are already doing so, while four in five are currently or plan to use at least one public cloud service.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/29/two-three-enterprises-least-planning-moving-devops-survey-finds/6131

    GARTNER ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE & TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION SUMMIT

    Mar 29, 2017

    Digital is transforming every part of an organization and enterprise architecture (EA) is no exception. Digital business platforms are emerging as the approach to digital innovation combining five interdependent elements: ecosystem, customers, things, IT systems, and intelligence. EA and technology ...


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    http://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/36595176224

    HEALTHCARE FIRMS BELIEVE THEIR DATA IS SAFER IN THE CLOUD THAN ON-PREM FOR A DISASTER

    Mar 28, 2017

    As more and more traditionally slower-moving industries start to move their resources to the cloud, an interesting note from Evolve IP: healthcare IT professionals believe their data is safer in the cloud than on-premises when faced with a hardware issue or environmental disaster.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/28/healthcare-firms-believe-their-data-safer-cloud-prem-disaster/6151

    DELOITTE STRENGTHENS CLOUD OPTIONS WITH ACQUISITION, NEW JOBS AND STUDIOS

    Mar 27, 2017

    Deloitte has announced the acquisition of Day1 Solutions, a cloud consulting business, to expand its options and accelerate clients’ digital transformation.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/27/deloitte-strengthens-cloud-options-acquisition-new-jobs-and-studios/6152

    CISCO INTRODUCES NEW CISCO SPARK DEVICES, ENHANCED CONTENT SECURITY OPTIONS AND NEW CUSTOMER CARE CAPABILITIES

    Mar 27, 2017

    Cisco has continued to roll out new innovations for Cisco Spark, including new video conferencing solutions that are built to register to both Cisco Spark™ and on-premises deployments, advanced security options, the ability for any standards-based SIP endpoint (hardware or soft client) to join...


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18341756207

    THREE GROUP SIGNS GLOBAL INTERNET OF THINGS CONNECTIVITY PARTNERSHIP WITH CISCO JASPER

    Mar 27, 2017

    Three Group has today announced a partnership with Cisco Jasper which extends Three Group’s capabilities in the global Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace.


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18335446208

    CONNECTIVITY BENCHMARK SURVEY FINDS AUSTRALIAN COMPANIES AHEAD IN DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

    Mar 27, 2017

    MuleSoft (NYSE: MULE), provider of the leading platform for building application networks, today announced the findings of its 2017 Connectivity Benchmark Report on digital transformation initiatives and the business impact of APIs.


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    https://www.mulesoft.com/press-center/digital-transformation-australia-connectivity-benchmark6280

    GARTNER ANNOUNCES SUPPLY CHAIN EXECUTIVE CONFERENCE 2017

    Mar 24, 2017

    Disruptions large and small confront today’s supply chains on a daily basis. Organizational survival depends on the ability to anticipate, adapt and transform supply chains to deliver reliability and performance.


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    http://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/36529176225

    WITH MARCH MADNESS IN FULL SWING, ONLINE SCAMS GO FOR THE STEAL

    Mar 24, 2017

    Alley-OOPS! March Madness fans scouring the web for bracket contests and live game streams may instead find themselves all fouled up by online scams, Zscaler reported in a blog post this week.


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    https://www.scmagazine.com/with-march-madness-in-full-swing-online-scams-go-for-the-steal/article/646429/6258

    PIVOTAL LAUNCHES ATLANTA INNOVATION HUB TO ACCELERATE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION FOR MAJOR LOCAL ENTERPRISES

    Mar 24, 2017

    At Pivotal’s new Atlanta office in Ponce City Market, we recently hosted over 200 top business leaders across the Southeastern U.S.—representing companies from Georgia to Florida to North Carolina.


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    https://content.pivotal.io/announcements/pivotal-launches-atlanta-innovation-hub-to-accelerate-digital-transformation-for-major-local-enterprises6203

    MICROSOFT CITES ‘ENORMOUS’ OPPORTUNITY IN HYBRID CLOUD AND MANAGED SERVICES ERA

    Mar 24, 2017

    An ‘enormous’ opportunity is afoot for cloud companies as more organisations move towards implementing hybrid cloud and managed services, according to a new study from Microsoft.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/24/microsoft-cites-enormous-opportunity-hybrid-cloud-and-managed-services-era/6153

    THE KEY ASPECTS TO CONSIDER WHEN EXECUTING A SMOOTH MOVE TO THE CLOUD

    Mar 24, 2017

    As the benefits of cloud computing become more pronounced, more businesses are migrating to the cloud.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/24/key-aspects-executing-smooth-move-cloud/6154

    A GUIDE: USING SMARTNICS TO IMPLEMENT ZERO-TRUST CLOUD SECURITY

    Mar 23, 2017

    In an age of zero-trust security, enterprises are looking to secure individual virtual machines (VMs) in their on-premise data centres, cloud or hybrid environments to prevent increasingly sophisticated attacks.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/23/guide-using-smartnics-implement-zero-trust-cloud-security/6175

    MULESOFT GLOBAL SUMMIT SERIES RETURNS TO ASIA PACIFIC – INDUSTRY LEADERS WILL ADDRESS TOP TECHNOLOGY PRIORITIES

    Mar 23, 2017

    MuleSoft (NYSE: MULE), provider of the leading platform for building application networks, today announced that its MuleSoft Summit world tour will return to Asia Pacific this Autumn. The series will kick off in Auckland on March 30, travel through Melbourne on April 4, and on to Sydney on April 6. ...


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    https://www.mulesoft.com/press-center/apac-summit-tour-20176281

    WHAT CREATIVITY IN MARKETING LOOKS LIKE TODAY

    Mar 22, 2017

    What makes marketing creative? Is it more imagination or innovation?  Is a creative marketer more artist or entrepreneur? Historically, the term “marketing creative” has been associated with the words and pictures that go into ad campaigns.


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    https://hbr.org/2017/03/what-creativity-in-marketing-looks-like-today6259

    INTEGRATED SYSTEMS WILL SHAVE OFF UP TO 25 PERCENT OF SPEND ON SERVERS AND STORAGE BY 2020, SAYS GARTNER

    Mar 22, 2017

    Ahead of the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations and Data Center Summit in Mumbai in May, we asked principal research analyst Santhosh Rao about trends and developments in IT infrastructure and what Indian organizations are focusing on this year.


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    http://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/36488186226

    GARTNER SAYS CIOS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA MUST BALANCE HIGH EXPECTATIONS WITH MODERATE BUDGET INCREASES

    Mar 22, 2017

    CIOs in the Southeast Asia (SEA) region – including Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia and Myanmar - are expected to perform like global leaders, but within the constraints of moderate increases in IT spending, according to Gartner, Inc. Gartner’s annual g...


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    http://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/36486176227

    ENTERPRISE TECH STARTUPS TO WATCH 2017: HOW FAST THEY'RE GROWING, HOW MUCH FUNDING THEY'RE GETTING AND WILL THEY IPO?

    Mar 22, 2017

    Enterprise technology is big business, and the startup sector is bustling with companies capitalising on the growth of demand for tools in the world of big data, devops, cloud, mobility, the internet of things and security scares.


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    http://www.computerworlduk.com/galleries/it-business/top-startups-for-enterprise-3629421/#provider_moreover6234

    ADOBE AND MICROSOFT EXPAND CLOUD PARTNERSHIP AND LAUNCH JOINT SOLUTIONS

    Mar 22, 2017

    Adobe and Microsoft have announced the first set of joint solutions to ‘help enterprises transform their customer experiences’, with Adobe’s Experience Cloud combining alongside Microsoft Azure, Dynamics 365 and Power BI products.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/22/adobe-and-microsoft-expand-cloud-partnership-and-launch-joint-solutions/6138

    HYBRID IT BECOMING ‘STANDARD ENTERPRISE MODEL’ BUT PLAYBOOK STILL BEING WORKED OUT

    Mar 22, 2017

    The good news: enterprises are beginning to use technologies such as software defined networking (SDN) and containers in production scenarios.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/22/hybrid-it-becoming-standard-enterprise-model-playbook-still-being-worked-out/6194

    IBM’S ‘ENTERPRISE STRONG’ CLOUD, BLOCKCHAIN AND AI VISION LAID OUT AT INTERCONNECT

    Mar 21, 2017

    “You need innovations that are going to continue to come out, and you need a cloud that will keep taking them on,” Ginni Rometty, IBM CEO, told attendees at the Armonk giant’s InterConnect event in Las Vegas.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/21/ibms-enterprise-strong-cloud-blockchain-and-ai-vision-laid-out-interconnect/6132

    2017’S MOST IMPORTANT TRENDS ON BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE AND ANALYTICS IN THE CLOUD

    Mar 21, 2017

    These and many other insights are from the BARC Research and Eckerson Group Study, BI and Data Management in the Cloud: Issues and Trends published January 2017 (39 pp., PDF, no opt-in).


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/21/business-intelligence-and-analytics-in-the-cloud-2017/6133

    A GUIDE: HOW THE RISE OF SAAS AND CLOUD INFLUENCES THE MODERN DATA CENTRE

    Mar 20, 2017

    Cloud delivery of enterprise applications is rapidly transforming the software industry, IT organisations, and the modern data centre. The as-a-service model for delivering advanced software functionality has moved into mainstream acceptance.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/20/guide-how-rise-saas-and-cloud-influences-modern-data-centre/6134

    CIOS LOOK TO HYBRID CLOUD FUTURE – WITH SECURITY A POSITIVE

    Mar 17, 2017

    CIOs are preferring hybrid cloud models with security the primary motivation for adoption, according to a new study from NetApp.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/17/cios-look-hybrid-cloud-future-security-positive/6139

    WARNING: YOUR NETWORKING TOOLS ARE WEAKENING YOUR WEB SECURITY

    Mar 17, 2017

    As more of the internet adopts HTTPS everywhere to secure communications, enterprises rely on inspection tools to examine encrypted traffic to make sure it doesn't contain malicious activity.


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    http://www.infoworld.com/article/3182192/security/warning-your-networking-tools-are-weakening-your-web-security.html6260

    NEW DISK DRIVE MAKER? NO SUCH LUCK

    Mar 17, 2017

    The cloud and Big Data and Hadoop feature strongly in this week’s round-up of storage news, along with channel news. And, just for a moment, we thought we’d found a new disk drive manufacturer. But no, it was all tosh.


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    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/03/17/storage_week_news_wrapup/6261

    ABTA TRAVEL WEBSITE HIT BY CYBER ATTACK FEARED TO HAVE AFFECTED 43,000 PEOPLE

    Mar 16, 2017

    A cyber attack on the website of travel trade organisation Abta may have affected around 43,000 individuals. The organisation said around 1,000 files which may include “personal identity information” of holidaymakers who had made complaints about Abta members could have been involved in ...


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    http://www.informationsecuritybuzz.com/expert-comments/abta-travel-website-hit-cyber-attack-feared-affected-43000-people/6262

    BARRACUDA AND ZSCALER PARTNER ON CLOUD-BASED WEB SECURITY SERVICE

    Mar 16, 2017

    Barracuda Networks Inc. and Zscaler Inc. have announced an alliance to bring cloud-based web security solutions to midsize businesses.


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    http://www.channelpronetwork.com/news/barracuda-and-zscaler-partner-cloud-based-web-security-service6263

    YOU’VE MIGRATED TO THE CLOUD – WHAT DOES GDPR MEAN FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

    Mar 16, 2017

    Ever since the new European regulation on the protection of personal data (GDPR) was voted in, businesses have started their countdown to the transition that will take place in May 2018.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/16/youve-migrated-cloud-what-does-gdpr-mean-your-business/6113

    ORACLE ANNOUNCES $1.2BN CLOUD QUARTER WITH AWS AND SALESFORCE IN SIGHTS

    Mar 16, 2017

    When Larry Ellison moved from the CEO to the CTO chair at Oracle in 2014, he joked with analysts that “you’re going to have to wait a little while longer” before he disappears from the quarterly conference calls


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/16/oracle-announces-12bn-cloud-quarter-aws-and-salesforce-sights/6122

    GET TO KNOW YOUR CLOUD STORAGE BILL: HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST OPTIONS

    Mar 15, 2017

    When it comes to using a public cloud, there are incredible advantages – for a price. But what are you really paying for?


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/15/get-know-your-cloud-storage-bill-how-choose-best-options/6111

    MORE OF THE SAME: CHALLENGES WITH DEVOPS EVIDENT BUT POTENTIAL VAST IN NEW REPORT

    Mar 15, 2017

    Quali, a company which specialises in providing cloud and DevOps automation software, took to a variety of US industry events during 2016 to ask attendees about their DevOps practices and the challenges they face.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/15/more-same-challenges-devops-evident-potential-vast-new-report/6112

    ZSCALER ADDS KAREN BLASING TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    Mar 15, 2017

    Zscaler, Inc., the leading cloud security company, has appointed four-time CFO Karen Blasing to its board of directors as an independent director and the chair of the board’s audit committee. Blasing currently serves on the boards of Ellie Mae (NYSE: Elli), LogRhythm, and MetricStream and brin...


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    https://www.zscaler.com/press/zscaler-adds-karen-blasing-its-board-directors6274

    THE INFINITE LIFESPAN OF THE CLOUD IN THE ENTERPRISE

    Mar 15, 2017

    A growing number of organizations now rely on cloud-based services. In fact, almost half of all spending related to enterprise hardware, software, and outsourcing services will be on cloud-based products by 2026.

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    https://www.wirelessweek.com/article/2017/03/infinite-lifespan-cloud-enterprise6328

    BARRACUDA AND ZSCALER JOINTLY DELIVER COMPREHENSIVE, AFFORDABLE CLOUD-DELIVERED WEB SECURITY

    Mar 14, 2017

    Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE: CUDA) and Zscaler, Inc. today announced that they are collaborating to bring customers comprehensive, scalable and high-performance cloud-based web security without the cost, complexity, or overhead associated with extensive on-premises equipment. Barracuda customers ...


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    https://www.zscaler.com/press/barracuda-and-zscaler-jointly-deliver-comprehensive-affordable-cloud-delivered-web-security6275

    2017 IS THE YEAR WHEN IOT GETS SERIOUS: HERE’S WHAT CLOUD PROVIDERS NEED TO KNOW

    Mar 14, 2017

    If you attended Mobile World Congress (MWC) last month you would have heard a lot of buzz about 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT) with many vendors like HPE, IBM, VMware and others talking about their role in 5G and IoT.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/14/2017-year-when-iot-gets-serious-heres-what-cloud-providers-need-know/6110

    NAVISITE AUTOMATES DATA CENTERS WORLDWIDE WITH CISCO ACI PLATFORM, ENHANCING SECURITY AND AGILITY

    Mar 14, 2017

    Cisco announced that Navisite, LLC.,  a part of Spectrum Enterprise and an international provider of managed cloud services, application management and hosting  services, has deployed Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI™) as a core technology platform of its soft...


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18302766059

    GOOGLE GETS COLGATE, VERIZON, HSBC ON BOARD – A CUSTOMER STEP UP FOR ENTERPRISE CLOUD

    Mar 13, 2017

    “Cloud is just an incredibly cool place to be working right now – it’s where a lot of the digital revolution for every industry is going on.”


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/13/google-gets-colgate-verizon-hsbc-board-customer-step-enterprise-cloud/6109

    PIVOTAL, GOOGLE TEAM UP FOR KUBERNETES CLOUD MANAGEMENT

    Mar 13, 2017

    Pivotal and Google have launched Project Kubo to apply Pivotal's Bosh tool for deploying and managing cloud software to Google's Kubernetes container orchestration platform.


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    http://www.infoworld.com/article/3179753/cloud-computing/pivotal-google-team-up-for-kubernetes-cloud-management.html6235

    ACCESS GOVERNANCE AND THE CLOUD: SECURITY AND ORGANISATIONAL INSIGHT ARE THE BOTTOM LINE

    Mar 13, 2017

    How does access governance apply to the cloud? Well, while the cloud has been established as a standard for many organisations, access and governance to manage such solutions has not yet become a standard solution.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/13/access-governance-and-cloud-security-and-organisational-insight-are-bottom-line/6166

    ENZU CHOOSES INAP FOR WEST COAST COLOCATION

    Mar 13, 2017

    Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), (“INAP” or the “Company”), a provider of high-performance Internet infrastructure, Colocation, Network and Managed Services, and Cloud Services, and Enzu Inc., an Inc 500 award winner and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) hosting provider...


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    http://www.internap.com/press-release/enzu-chooses-inap-west-coast-colocation/6201

    THE AWS SECURITY PRIMER: HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

    Mar 10, 2017

    If you’re considering migrating your business applications to a public cloud, the chances are that you’ve looked into Amazon Web Services.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/10/aws-security-primer-heres-what-you-need-know/6140

    MICROSOFT STILL BESTING SALESFORCE IN ENTERPRISE SAAS – ORACLE AND GOOGLE CHARGING BEHIND

    Mar 10, 2017

    Even though software as a service (SaaS) is more mature than its infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) brethren – and therefore at a lower growth rate – new figures from Synergy Research show that Microsoft leads the ‘burgeoning’ market ahead of ...


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/10/microsoft-still-besting-salesforce-enterprise-saas-oracle-and-google-charging-behind/6115

    RACKSPACE ANNOUNCES FIRST MANAGED SERVICES DEAL FOR GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM

    Mar 09, 2017

    Rackspace has announced a partnership with Google Cloud to become its first managed services support partner.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/09/rackspace-announces-first-managed-services-deal-google-cloud-platform/6108

    HOW ON-DEMAND CLOUD IS CONTRIBUTING TO THE RANSOMWARE PROBLEM

    Mar 09, 2017

    “Attention! All your files have been encrypted.” More and more businesses are being greeted with messages such as this one, with ransomware attacks against businesses having increased threefold last year.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/09/how-demand-cloud-contributing-ransomware-problem/6141

    PUBLIC CLOUD VS. PRIVATE CLOUD VS. HYBRID CLOUD STORAGE: WHAT'S BEST FOR YOUR BUSINESS

    Mar 09, 2017

    Running programs and storing information on the cloud is no longer a new idea but a standard practice. More than 95 percent of businesses are running applications or using cloud storage, according to a 2017 poll by RightScale. But there are several different types of cloud-storage solutions, which a...


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    http://www.tomsitpro.com/articles/best-public-private-hybrid-cloud-storage,2-1133.html6293

    GOOGLE CLOUD CHIEF MAKES THE CASE THAT THE CONSUMER SEARCH GIANT IS ALSO AN ENTERPRISE POWERHOUSE

    Mar 08, 2017

    Over the course of the keynote, she welcomed to the stage representatives from some high-profile customers that recently migrated to Google Cloud: Disney, HSBC, Colgate-Palmolive, Verizon, eBay and Home Depot.


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    http://www.crn.com/news/cloud/300084117/google-cloud-chief-makes-the-case-that-the-consumer-search-giant-is-also-an-enterprise-powerhouse.htm/pgno/0/16236

    GOOGLE CLOUD SHAKES UP ITS CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO BRING ITS ENGINEERS TO CUSTOMERS

    Mar 08, 2017

    Google is famous in the tech industry for the effectiveness of its reliability engineers who keep its search and other products running smoothly. Now in a first of its kind move, Google is making those same engineers available to its cloud customers.


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    https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexkonrad/2017/03/08/google-cloud-brings-reliability-engineers-to-customers/#218c03185ab06239

    THREE REASONS 2017 WILL BE THE YEAR OF THE HYBRID CLOUD

    Mar 08, 2017

    The enterprise will increasingly live in a hybrid IT world in 2017, split between on-premises solutions and cloud environments.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/08/three-reasons-2017-will-be-year-hybrid-cloud/6087

    CLOUD BECOMING ‘DOMINANT VEHICLE’ FOR BUSINESS ANALYTICS, SAYS NEW REPORT

    Mar 07, 2017

    A new study from Informatica and Deloitte has found that cloud is “well on the way” to being the dominant vehicle for business analytics.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/07/cloud-becoming-dominant-vehicle-business-analytics-says-new-report/6088

    IF YOU CAN’T TAKE YOUR LAB TO THE CLOUD – BRING YOUR CLOUD TO THE LAB

    Mar 07, 2017

    The pace of change today dictates that almost every organisation of a business move fast and compete, or face disruption.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/07/if-you-cant-take-your-lab-cloud-bring-your-cloud-lab/6089

    PIVOTAL CLAIMS BIG GROWTH FOR ITS CLOUD SOFTWARE BUSINESS

    Mar 07, 2017

    Pivotal, the business software company spun out of EMC and VMware five years ago, says revenue from Pivotal Cloud Foundry, its primary cloud development product, more than doubled last year.


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    http://fortune.com/2017/03/07/pivotal-cloud-foundry-growth/6240

    BUSINESS GUIDE TO CLOUD BACKUP

    Mar 06, 2017

    For all the wonders of the cloud, its backup capabilities may be the most no-nonsense offering. And while ensuring you have copies of your business-critical data is smart for organizations of all sizes, small and medium companies may particularly feel the benefits of the cloud, with its budget-frien...


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    http://www.tomsitpro.com/articles/cloud-backup-business-case,2-1131.html6294

    WHY IBM BELIEVES QUANTUM COMPUTING IS THE NEXT BIG CLOUD HIT AFTER AI AND BLOCKCHAIN

    Mar 06, 2017

    IBM has released a new API for its Quantum Experience program, which will enable developers to build interfaces between its cloud-based quantum computers and its classical equivalents.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/06/why-ibm-believes-quantum-computing-next-big-cloud-hit-after-ai-and-blockchain/6090

    LET’S GET THE NETWORK TOGETHER: IMPROVING LIVES THROUGH AI

    Mar 06, 2017

    We have seen a machine master the complex game of Go, previously thought to be one of the most difficult challenge of artificial processing.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/06/lets-get-network-together-improving-lives-through-ai/6091

    NEUDESIC JOINS GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM PARTNER COMMUNITY

    Mar 06, 2017

    Neudesic, a nationally recognized business and technology consulting firm, today announced it has joined the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Partner Community, capitalizing on the latest tools and technologies that support enterprises on their path to digital evolution. Neudesic is an industry leader in...


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    https://www.neudesic.com/press-release/neudesic-joins-google-cloud-platform-partner-community/6060

    SERENOVA PARTNERS WITH TELEOPTI TO ADVANCE OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY ACROSS THE CONTACT CENTER WITH WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT IN THE CLOUD

    Mar 06, 2017

    Serenova, a leading contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) provider, and Teleopti, a top, global provider of workforce management (WFM) software, today announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership in which Serenova will resell Teleopti’s cloud-based WFM suite.


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    https://www.serenova.com/connect/pressroom/serenova-partners-with-teleopti-to-advance-operational-efficiency-across-the6066

    CLOUDREACH NAMED A LEADER IN NEW 2017 GARTNER MAGIC QUADRANT

    Mar 05, 2017

    Cloudreach are named as a leader in Gartner's March 2017 Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Service Providers, Worldwide.


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    https://info.cloudreach.com/pressarchive/cloudreach-named-a-leader-in-new-2017-gartner-magic-quadrant6067

    CISCO AND IBM SPEED CLIENT TRANSFORMATION TO THE CLOUD WITH EXPANDED VERSASTACK OFFERINGS

    Mar 05, 2017

    Cisco (NYSE: CSCO) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced new solutions for VersaStack™, converged infrastructure jointly developed by the two companies. VersaStack helps organizations reduce complexity and automate processes to accelerate the delivery of applications.  The additional techno...


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18279866028

    SAP TO SPONSOR POLYGLOT TRACK AT 2017 CLOUD FOUNDRY SUMMIT SILICON VALLEY

    Mar 03, 2017

    Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the industry-standard platform for cloud applications, today announced SAP (NYSE: SAP) will host a polyglot track at the Cloud Foundry Summit Silicon Valley. SAP is also a Cloud Foundry Summit Silicon Valley Platinum sponsor.


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    https://www.cloudfoundry.org/sap-sponsor-polyglot-track-2017-cloud-foundry-summit-silicon-valley/6038

    BOX GOES CASH FLOW POSITIVE FOR FIRST TIME WITH ‘INCREDIBLE’ Q417

    Mar 03, 2017

    Cloud storage provider Box has announced it is cash flow positive for the first time after posting what it calls an ‘incredible’ fourth quarter – yet shares fell in the immediate aftermath of the results.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/03/box-goes-cash-flow-positive-first-time-incredible-q417/6092

    AWS SAYS HUMAN ERROR TO BLAME FOR S3 OUTAGE WHICH TOOK DOWN MULTITUDE OF SITES

    Mar 03, 2017

    Earlier this week, Amazon Web Services’ (AWS)’ S3 (simple storage service) suffered an extended period of service disruption knocking a multitude of sites and businesses offline – and the fault was all down to good old fashioned human error, according to the company.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/03/aws-says-human-error-blame-s3-outage-which-took-down-multitude-sites/6094

    WHAT SHOULD CIOS EXPECT FROM THEIR MANAGED CLOUD PROVIDER?

    Mar 02, 2017

    Opinion As digital transformation continues to dominate the IT landscape, cloud computing has helped a wealth of organisations to evolve. So true is the fact that Gartner predicts that by 2020, a corporate “no-cloud” policy will be as rare as a “no-internet” policy is today.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/mar/02/what-should-cios-expect-their-managed-cloud-provider/6119

    CISCO AND DOCKER TEAM TO MODERNIZE CLOUD AND DATA CENTER APPLICATION ENVIRONMENTS

    Mar 02, 2017

    Today, Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and Docker Inc. announced a strategic alliance for worldwide engineering, sales and support to deliver essential container capabilities for application-centric data center and cloud infrastructure.


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18273806029

    COLLABORATION KEY FOR CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY

    Mar 02, 2017

    It's no secret that companies continue to move their enterprise communications -- including phone and collaborative messaging applications -- to the cloud at a rapid clip.

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    http://www.nojitter.com/post/240172467/collaboration-key-for-cloud-communications-security6331

    ERICSSON AND CISCO TRANSFORM KOREK TELECOM'S CORE IP NETWORK

    Mar 01, 2017

    The network modernization project will be backed by Ericsson's services organization and will see the deployment of Cisco's market-leading ASR 9000 routers. Upon completion, Korek Telecom will be able to better serve its subscribers with broader coverage and an enhanced user experience.


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18265115998

    INNOVATION TO CISCO’S NETWORK SERVICES ORCHESTRATOR (NSO) OFFERS SERVICE PROVIDERS FUTURE HORIZONTAL SCALABILITY

    Mar 01, 2017

    With more than 10 billion devices and connections projected by 2020, according to Cisco’s Mobile Visual Networking Index Forecast (2016-2021), service providers will need the scalability and performance to manage the high growth of devices in their networks.


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18266715999

    MYHONDA CONNECTED CAR PLATFORM LEVERAGES IOT FROM CISCO JASPER AND BRIGHT BOX TO DELIVER CUSTOMIZED DRIVING SERVICES

    Feb 28, 2017

    Honda is leveraging IoT solutions from Cisco Jasper® and Bright Box to deliver the MyHonda Connected Car platform, which provides a suite of powerful services that enhances the driving experience. MyHonda utilizes telematics solutions from Bright Box, powered by the Cisco® Jasper Control Cen...


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18246386000

    CISCO AND RELIANCE JIO BUILD WORLD’S LARGEST ALL-IP DIGITAL SERVICES PLATFORM

    Feb 28, 2017

    With this network, Jio offers a unique combination of high-speed data, mobile video, VoLTE, digital commerce, media, cloud, and payment services. It is the first network of its kind globally with the fastest growth to 100 million broadband and VoLTE customers, reaching the milestone within six month...


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18261396001

    VODAFONE LAUNCHES GIGATV WITH CISCO

    Feb 28, 2017

    Consumers in Germany can now access a vast selection of channels and video-on-demand (VoD) offers via GigaTV, a next-generation cloud video service from Vodafone Germany, developed by Cisco. The service is accessible through a TV set-top box or smartphone and tablet applications.


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18260936002

    CLOUD FOUNDRY FOUNDATION NAMES THREE NEW DIRECTORS TO ITS BOARD

    Feb 28, 2017

    Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the industry-standard platform for cloud applications, today announced three new members of its Board of Directors: Allianz Germany Chief Information Officer Dr. Andreas Nolte; SUSE CTO Thomas Di Giacomo; and VMware Vice President and General Manager Paul Fazzone wh...


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    https://www.cloudfoundry.org/cloud-foundry-foundation-names-three-new-directors-board/6039

    NEARLY HALF OF FAST-GROWING COMPANIES OFFER IN-APP PURCHASE AND PAYMENT CAPABILITIES

    Feb 28, 2017

    The fastest-growing companies are also the most likely to accept mobile payments, according to a just-published global survey of 2,300 companies and consumers. The “Future of Money” study, conducted for NTT DATA, Inc.


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    ALTICE MAKES BOLD MOVES TO VIRTUALIZE ITS GLOBAL MOBILE NETWORK WITH CISCO

    Feb 27, 2017

    Cisco and Altice Group continue to strengthen their alliance to transform Altice’s business operations with new network architectures to help grow revenue, lower costs and improve customer retention.


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18246096025

    WHY GOING ‘CLOUD NATIVE’ IS THE KEY TO SUCCESS WITH NFV

    Feb 27, 2017

    MWC “I get the feeling the momentum is there – people are understanding architecturally how to make it work now,” says Steve Gleave, senior vice president of marketing at Metaswitch Networks.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/feb/27/why-going-cloud-native-key-success-nfv/6095

    FUJITSU JOINS FORCES WITH BIRST TO UNLOCK ENTERPRISE INSIGHTS WITH ITS AGILE, CLOUD-BASED BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE AND ANALYTICS

    Feb 27, 2017

    Fujitsu has entered into a partnership with Birst¹ to make the Birst 6 cloud-based business intelligence and analytics solution available to customers in Europe, Middle East, India and Africa.


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    https://www.birst.com/company/press/fujitsu-joins-forces-birst-unlock-enterprise-insights-agile-cloud-based-business-intelligence-analytics/6031

    CISCO KEEPS STEADY DRUMBEAT ON SECURITY WITH NEW SOLUTIONS FOR MOBILE NETWORKS

    Feb 27, 2017

    With the transition to 5G, virtualization and cloud technology, the potential number of attacks and threats on mobile networks is growing. To protect against current and future threats, mobile operators need to adopt a holistic approach to achieve robust security.


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18256846003

    VERIZON AND CISCO BRING 5G INNOVATIONS TO THE ENTERPRISE

    Feb 27, 2017

    As businesses increasingly digitize, mobile carriers will need the speed, low latency, and dynamic provisioning capabilities that 5G networks are expected to deliver to address increasing subscriber demands and new services trends.


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18256936004

    WHY GOING ‘CLOUD NATIVE’ IS THE KEY TO SUCCESS WITH NFV

    Feb 27, 2017

    MWC “I get the feeling the momentum is there – people are understanding architecturally how to make it work now,” says Steve Gleave, senior vice president of marketing at Metaswitch Networks.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/feb/27/why-going-cloud-native-key-success-nfv/6167

    CISCO AND ERICSSON TO HELP YOU WORK BETTER FROM YOUR MOBILE PHONE

    Feb 26, 2017

    To help evolve the mobile phone into a more powerful enterprise-connected device, Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) will showcase a demo of their new joint Collaboration Mobile Convergence (CMC) solution at next week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, combining Cisco’s ...


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18256546024

    WHY MANY COMPANIES ARE TURNING TO THE CLOUD FOR THEIR IT SECURITY?

    Feb 25, 2017

    Thus, global spending on the public cloud is expected to total $ 216 billion by 2020. But what about security? The Cloud Rush has highlighted the limitations of existing security systems as threats become increasingly strong.


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    http://www.economiematin.fr/news-pourquoi-de-nombreuses-entreprises-se-tournent-vers-le-cloud-pour-leur-securite-informatique-6264

    WHY MANY COMPANIES ARE TURNING TO THE CLOUD FOR THEIR IT SECURITY?

    Feb 25, 2017

    Thus, global spending on the public cloud is expected to total $ 216 billion by 2020. But what about security? The Cloud Rush has highlighted the limitations of existing security systems as threats become increasingly strong.


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    http://www.economiematin.fr/news-pourquoi-de-nombreuses-entreprises-se-tournent-vers-le-cloud-pour-leur-securite-informatique-6265

    HOW THE IOT AND MOBILITY HAS MADE CLOUD MORE THAN A ‘NICE TO HAVE’

    Feb 24, 2017

    In its Worldwide Cloud IT Infrastructure Hardware Spending Forecast, 2016–2020, IDC forecast that the spending on cloud IT infrastructure would grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.6 percent and reach $54.6 billion by 2019.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/feb/24/how-iot-and-mobility-has-made-cloud-more-nice-have/6168

    CISCO TO AUTOMATE NTT DOCOMO’S NETWORK DEVICE PROVISIONING

    Feb 23, 2017

    As service providers around the globe explore paths to cloud, IoT and 5G, Cisco is focused on building solutions that offer programmability, automation and virtualization to simplify operations and lower their total cost of ownership (TCO).


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18235456026

    THE RISE OF THE CHIEF DIGITAL OFFICER AND SIX OTHER TAKEAWAYS FROM RSA 2017

    Feb 23, 2017

    Rapid technological change and the growing professionalism of cybercriminals drives businesses to get more sophisticated about their digital security.


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    http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Passcode/2017/0223/The-rise-of-the-chief-digital-officer-and-six-other-takeaways-from-RSA-20176052

    THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    Feb 23, 2017

    While the future promised by films such as Minority Report remains a fantasy, advancements in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) make a world where computers outsmart humans seem increasingly likely.


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    http://www.access-ai.com/articles/good-bad-and-ugly-artificial-intelligence6053

    THE TOP FIVE IN-DEMAND CLOUD SKILLS FOR 2017

    Feb 23, 2017

    Financial results for the fourth quarter of 2016 reveals massive growth for the top cloud providers. With 47% and 93% revenue growth for Amazon AWS and Microsoft respectively, one thing is clear – cloud is growing at a breakneck pace.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/feb/23/top-five-demand-cloud-skills-2017/6096

    CLOUD FOUNDRY LEADS 2017 WITH STRONGEST ADOPTION TO DATE

    Feb 23, 2017

    Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the industry-standard platform for cloud applications, finished its second year with new leadership and a record number of members, developers and organizations around the world who depend on Cloud Foundry software to drive the digital transformation of their busine...


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    https://www.cloudfoundry.org/cloud-foundry-leads-2017-strongest-adoption-date/6040

    FORD JOINS CLOUD FOUNDRY FOUNDATION AS GOLD MEMBER

    Feb 22, 2017

    Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the industry-standard platform for cloud applications, today announced Ford Motor Company has joined as a Gold Member. Ford joins Dell EMC, IBM, Pivotal, SAP, VMware and more than 60 other technology leaders as a member.


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    https://www.cloudfoundry.org/ford-joins-cloud-foundry-foundation-gold-member/6041

    INTERNAP CORPORATION RAISES $43 MILLION IN COMMON EQUITY PRIVATE PLACEMENT

    Feb 22, 2017

    Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP) (“INAP” or the “Company”), a leading technology provider of high-performance Internet infrastructure services, today announced a private placement of approximately 23.8 million shares of its common stock at a price of $1.81 per share, for a...


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    GARTNER: PUBLIC CLOUD MARKET TO REACH $246BN IN 2017 WITH IAAS AND SAAS AT FOREFRONT

    Feb 22, 2017

    First IDC made its forecast on the public cloud, and now Gartner has done likewise, predicting that public cloud services market will grow 18% in 2017 to total $246.8 billion (£198.1bn).


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/feb/22/gartner-public-cloud-market-reach-246bn-2017-iaas-and-saas-forefront/6097

    THE SPOTLIGHT FALLS ON DATA CENTRE RESILIENCY AS DATA KEEPS GROWING

    Feb 22, 2017

    It’s hard to imagine the sheer scale of data created on a daily basis. In just one second 747 Instagram photos are uploaded, 7,380 tweets are sent and 38,864GB of traffic is processed across the internet. This equates to 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every single day.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/feb/22/spotlight-falls-data-centre-resiliency-data-keeps-growing/6098

    CISCO HELPS BUSINESSES ELIMINATE PERFORMANCE AND PROTECTION TRADE-OFFS WITH NEXT-GENERATION FIREWALL FOR THE INTERNET EDGE

    Feb 22, 2017

    Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today takes on security bottlenecks, with the introduction of the Cisco Firepower® 2100 Series Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW). The 2100 series is designed for businesses that perform high volumes of sensitive transactions, such as banking and retail, and supports their need...


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18189416027

    RISK OF DEFAULT: RANSOMWARE WILL ALSO FOCUS ON IOT

    Feb 21, 2017

    Attacks on IT via devices on the Internet of Things (IoT) have reached a new dimension. Similar to "Code Red" and "Nimda" about 15 years ago in the software environment, the hardware industry is now in the thread cross. At the end of last year the botnet "Mirai" with se...


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    http://sectank.net/2017/02/21/gefahr-im-verzug-ransomware-wird-sich-auch-auf-iot-ausrichten/6054

    IDC SAYS GLOBAL SPENDING ON PUBLIC CLOUD SERVICES TO HIT $122.5BN IN 2017

    Feb 21, 2017

    Global spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will hit $122.5 billion by the end of this year at an increase of almost 25% on 2016, according to the latest note from IDC.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/feb/21/idc-says-global-spending-public-cloud-services-hit-1225bn-2017/6099

    WHY THE CLOUD COULD HOLD THE CURE TO DISEASES

    Feb 21, 2017

    We constantly hear about programs such as Race for the Cure, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Ice Bucket Challenge, and other fundraising or awareness initiatives for diseases.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/feb/21/why-cloud-could-hold-cure-diseases/6120

    AMAZON, APPLE AND MICROSOFT VOW TO IMPROVE CLOUD CONDITIONS AFTER CMA REVIEW

    Feb 20, 2017

    Amazon, Apple and Microsoft have vowed to improve their terms and conditions of cloud storage contracts after a review from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), the body has announced.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/feb/20/amazon-apple-and-microsoft-vow-improve-cloud-conditions-after-cma-review/6123

    FIVE REASONS WHY EVERY CIO NEEDS AN INTEGRATION ROADMAP IN 2017

    Feb 20, 2017

    The difference between CIOs who lead and those caught in never-ending reactionary cycles is often a strategic IT plan and integration roadmap.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/feb/20/five-reasons-why-every-cio-needs-an-integration-roadmap-in-2017/6124

    AS COMPANIES CONVERT TO CLOUD, WHY HAS SECURITY BECOME THE ‘DEPARTMENT OF NO’?

    Feb 20, 2017

    All these cutting-edge, cloud-based solutions are going to help everyone crunch workloads in no time and turn larger profits — as soon as they can get them past security.


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    NTT DATA COLLABORATES WITH ORACLE TO BRING HEALTHCARE BIG DATA TO THE CLOUD

    Feb 20, 2017

    NTT DATA, Inc. today announced the company’s existing relationship with Oracle is expanding to include end-to-end cloud capabilities for Oracle’s Healthcare Foundation, a unified healthcare analytics platform. The platform provides data integration and warehousing of clinical, financial,...


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    CAMPOFRÍO FOOD GROUP LEADS THE WAY IN DIGITIZATION WITH CISCO CONNECTED FACTORY SOLUTION

    Feb 20, 2017

    Campofrío Food Group, the leading international producer of branded processed meats, headquartered in Madrid, Spain, has cut the ribbon on a brand-new plant that boasts the latest in digital technology.


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18216475990

    THE FUTURE OF JAVA IN THE ENTERPRISE - INFOQ’S OPINION

    Feb 20, 2017

    As part of ongoing work to review InfoQ’s editorial focus for the next year, we’ve been looking at the Java landscape in some detail. We use the model from Geoffrey Moore’s classic Crossing the Chasm book, which is closely related to the technology adoption lifecycle in which five ...


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    https://www.infoq.com/articles/enterprise-java-opinion6241

    FROM THE HIMSS17 FLOOR: CISCO UNVEILS NEW PRODUCTS AND SERVICES TO ADDRESS TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES ACROSS THE CONTINUUM OF CARE

    Feb 19, 2017

    Healthcare is at a crossroads. Global healthcare spending is expected to reach $8.7 trillion by 2020, according to Deloitte’s 2017 global life sciences outlook. In the midst of such growth, the industry is also poised for explosive digital disruption as uncertainty and complexity grip provider...


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18203665991

    NEW YORK CITY NONPROFIT CITY HARVEST ALLEVIATES HUNGER WITH THE HELP OF NEW CISCO HYPERCONVERGED TECHNOLOGY

    Feb 17, 2017

    City Harvest, which rescues surplus food from grocers, farms, restaurants, and manufacturers and distributes it free of charge to New York City food pantries, soup kitchens and other community food programs, looks to utilize cutting-edge technology to better serve its community partners. City Harves...


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18207495992

    NEW YORK CITY NONPROFIT CITY HARVEST ALLEVIATES HUNGER WITH THE HELP OF NEW CISCO HYPERCONVERGED TECHNOLOGY

    Feb 17, 2017

    City Harvest, which rescues surplus food from grocers, farms, restaurants, and manufacturers and distributes it free of charge to New York City food pantries, soup kitchens and other community food programs, looks to utilize cutting-edge technology to better serve its community partners. City Harves...


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18207495988

    THE RULING ON CLOUD COMPUTING: ANALYSING THE LEGAL PERSPECTIVE

    Feb 17, 2017

    When it comes to digital transformation within the legal sector there are understandably many questions about how to handle sensitive information without compromising client confidentiality.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/feb/17/ruling-cloud-computing-analysing-legal-perspective/6125

    AZURE USAGE CONTINUES TO GROW – BUT ORGANISATIONS NEED CHANNEL HELP TO SUCCEED

    Feb 17, 2017

    It continues to gain traction whilst still being significantly behind the market leader; but what underpins this growth? A new study from NetEnrich has found that while Microsoft Azure continues to see impressive usage figures, companies have to rely on channel providers to help them make the most o...


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/feb/17/azure-usage-continues-grow-organisations-need-channel-help-succeed/6126

    SOFTWARE-DEFINED STORAGE, HYBRID CLOUDS, AND GETTING THE PERFORMANCE RIGHT: A GUIDE

    Feb 16, 2017

    In today’s data-intensive, hyper-connected world, storage solutions built on the vertical scaling model have become impractical and expensive. Enterprises are driven by the need to remain competitive while storing and managing petabytes of data.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/feb/16/software-defined-storage-hybrid-clouds-and-getting-performance-right-guide/6127

    NTT DATA EXPANDS ENTERPRISE IMAGING FOR HEALTHCARE WITH INNOVATIVE BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE TOOLS AND ANALYTICS

    Feb 16, 2017

    NTT DATA Services, formerly Dell Services, has made significant investments to expand the company’s Unified Clinical Archive(UCA) services portfolio of enterprise imaging and analytics tools designed to improve patient care and provide imaging operations efficiencies.


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    http://americas.nttdata.com/news/news/press%20releases/press-releases/2017-press-releases/ntt-data-expands-enterprise-imaging-for-healthcare6073

    CLOUDREACH AND BLACKSTONE UNVEIL PLANS TO PROVIDE ENTERPRISE CLOUD SERVICES AT GLOBAL SCALE

    Feb 16, 2017

    With offices across seven countries, Cloudreach is the only cloud-native enabler with significant presence in both Europe and North America. Our agile approach to business transformation is underpinned by deep expertise and experience in enabling cloud technologies for some of the world’s larg...


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    https://info.cloudreach.com/pressarchive/cloudreach-and-blackstone-unveil-plans-to-provide-enterprise-cloud-services-at-global-scale6068

    HOW YOUR CLOUD STRATEGY BECOMES A SUCCESS

    Feb 16, 2017

    Since the digital transformation into the cloud involves challenges for the IT department, a holistic view of the requirements of the new working world is required.


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    http://www.computerwoche.de/a/wie-ihre-cloud-strategie-zum-erfolg-wird,33298256056

    EMBRATEL LAUNCHES SITE PRONTO PRODUCT AND REINFORCES ITS DIGITAL SOLUTIONS PORTFOLIO

    Feb 16, 2017

    Embratel announces the launch of the Pronto Embratel Site, a complete product for customers who do not yet have a web site. The new offer complements and strengthens Embratel's Digital Solutions portfolio and can be contracted for R $ 49.90 per month, in addition to a one-time fee of R $ 209.00 ...


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    http://portal.embratel.com.br/embratel/a-embratel/saladeimprensa/2017/140217.php5983

    WHERE IS THE TRUE STATE OF THE CLOUD IN 2017? ANALYSING TWO INFLUENTIAL REPORTS

    Feb 16, 2017

    Two reports have hit this publication’s inbox around the ‘state of the cloud’ in recent days; a study from RightScale argues the market is growing at a solid clip, while the summary from Bessemer Venture Partners’ (BVP) Byron Deeter found an industry which struggled at the st...


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/feb/16/where-true-state-cloud-2017-analysing-two-influential-reports/6172

    CISCO TETRATION ANALYTICS SECURES BUSINESS APPLICATIONS AND DELIVERS NEW DEPLOYMENT OPTIONS

    Feb 15, 2017

    Cisco announced today that Cisco Tetration AnalyticsTM now automates policy enforcement, enabling organizations to build secure environments for their business applications and also expands Tetration with new deployment options. Building on Tetration’s original discovery and visibility capabil...


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18182695979

    CISCO REPORTS SECOND QUARTER EARNINGS

    Feb 15, 2017

    Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today reported second quarter results for the period ended January 28, 2017. Cisco reported second quarter revenue of $11.6 billion, net income on a generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) basis of $2.3 billion or $0.47 per share, and non-GAAP net income of $2.9 billion ...


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18206375989

    NEUDESIC CELEBRATES 15TH ANNIVERSARY AS A LEADER IN ENTERPRISE DIGITAL INNOVATION

    Feb 15, 2017

    Neudesic, a nationally recognized business and technology consulting firm, today celebrated its 15th anniversary.  Over the past 15 years, Neudesic has been focused on helping clients leverage digital technologies to improve operational performance, deliver their products and services more effi...


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    https://www.neudesic.com/press-release/neudesic-celebrates-15th-anniversary-leader-enterprise-digital-innovation/6061

    WHAT IS THE POINT OF HYBRID CLOUD – OR, IS IT TIME TO RE-EVALUATE HYBRID?

    Feb 15, 2017

    Opinion There used to be a buzz around hybrid cloud. The idea was simple, host your mission critical applications in-house where they were more secure and manageable and then burst into the cloud for additional capacity.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/feb/15/what-point-hybrid-cloud-or-it-time-re-evaluate-hybrid/6101

    NUTANIX, HPE AND CISCO TOP 451 RANKINGS FOR SERVERS AND CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

    Feb 15, 2017

    Nutanix is the leading vendor for converged infrastructure ahead of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Cisco, while the latter two and Dell are jostling for prime position in the server space, according to a report from 451 Research.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/feb/15/nutanix-hpe-and-cisco-top-451-rankings-servers-and-converged-infrastructure/6102

    IS HYBRID CLOUD IN DANGER OF BECOMING LOST IN TRANSLATION?

    Feb 14, 2017

    In the last year hybrid cloud adoption has ramped up as both cloud users and cloud vendors have matured. Yet there is still confusion in the market about what it means to go truly hybrid with many CIOs unable to agree when it comes to the true definition of hybrid cloud.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/feb/14/hybrid-cloud-danger-becoming-lost-translation/6103

    MIMECAST REPORT: INCUMBENT EMAIL SECURITY SOLUTIONS MISSING MILLIONS OF EMAIL THREATS

    Feb 14, 2017

    Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced the launch of the Mimecast Email Security Risk Assessment (ESRA), an analysis report measuring the effectiveness of email security systems.  This effort highlights the need to push the entire industry to...


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    https://www.mimecast.com/resources/press-releases/Dates/2017/2/esra/6009

    VAULTIVE ANNOUNCES NEW CLOUD SECURITY CAPABILITIES FOR MICROSOFT DYNAMICS 365

    Feb 14, 2017

    Microsoft Dynamics 365 customers can now use the Vaultive platform to implement a cloud data security model that establishes clear segregation of duties between their internal information security teams and Microsoft cloud personnel. Combined with Vaultive’s broader CASB capabilities, this giv...

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    https://vaultive.com/vaultive-announces-new-cloud-security-capabilities-microsoft-dynamics-365/6320

    TECH VETERAN SEES 'SILICON VALLEY STATE OF MIND' FOR S'PORE

    Feb 13, 2017

    Tech industry veteran Lionel Lim regards Silicon Valley as more a state of mind than a geographical location, so he sees no reason why the same intense creativity and business skills can't be replicated here.


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    http://www.straitstimes.com/business/tech-veteran-sees-silicon-valley-state-of-mind-for-spore?xtor=CS3-186242

    MIMECAST COMBATS RISE OF INTERNAL EMAIL THREATS WITH INDUSTRY-FIRST PURPOSE-BUILT CLOUD SECURITY SERVICE

    Feb 13, 2017

    Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today introduced the latest capability of its Targeted Threat Protection service, Internal Email Protect, the first-to-market cloud-based security service providing threat capabilities for internally generated email. Interna...


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    https://www.mimecast.com/resources/press-releases/Dates/2017/2/internal-email-protect/6010

    IBM SPONSORS NEW NODE.JS TRACK AT 2017 CLOUD FOUNDRY SUMMIT SILICON VALLEY

    Feb 13, 2017

    Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the industry-standard platform for cloud applications, today announced IBM (NYSE: IBM) will host a Node.js track at the Cloud Foundry Summit Silicon Valley. IBM is also a Cloud Foundry Summit Silicon Valley Platinum sponsor.


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    https://www.cloudfoundry.org/ibm-sponsors-new-node-js-track-2017-cloud-foundry-summit-silicon-valley/6042

    THE ‘TORCHBEARER CIO’ AND HOW HYBRID IT CONTINUES TO FUEL DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

    Feb 13, 2017

    Information technology advances are transforming the way we innovate in business, thereby disrupting the old guard and their predictable status quo.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/feb/13/systems-of-innovation-for-ongoing-digital-transformation/6104

    UK BUSINESSES REMAIN ‘RISK-AVERSE’ AND LAGGING BEHIND IN CLOUD STRATEGY, INTEL ARGUES

    Feb 13, 2017

    Organisations in the UK are among the least likely globally to have a cloud-first strategy, according to a new report from Intel Security.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/feb/13/uk-businesses-remain-risk-averse-and-lagging-behind-cloud-strategy-intel-argues/6105

    NEUDESIC MOBILE WORKFLOW SOLUTIONS EARN INDUSTRY ATTENTION

    Feb 10, 2017

    The event also includes live audience participation where attendees interact with a Neudesic-created mobile demo by sending their data to be displayed within the context of the mobile workflow results using the Cloud, SharePoint Online, Nintex Forms & Workflow for Office 365 and DocuSign.


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    https://www.neudesic.com/press-release/neudesic-mobile-workflow-solutions-earn-industry-attention/6062

    ZSCALER APPOINTS REMO CANESSA CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

    Feb 10, 2017

    Zscaler, the leading cloud security company, today announced the appointment of Remo Canessa to the position of Chief Financial Officer. The Zscaler™ cloud security platform transforms enterprise network and security infrastructure by providing employees secure and fast access to the internet,...


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    https://www.zscaler.com/press/zscaler-appoints-remo-canessa-chief-financial-officer6276

    MICROSOFT UNVEILS NEW OFFERING TO COMBAT PATENT TROLLS IN THE CLOUD

    Feb 09, 2017

    Microsoft has announced the launch of the Azure IP Advantage program to help protect intellectual property from ‘patent trolls’ in the cloud.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/feb/09/microsoft-unveils-new-offering-combat-patent-trolls-cloud/6135

    HOW TO ACHIEVE HIPAA COMPLIANCE ON AWS: A GUIDE

    Feb 09, 2017

    Healthcare companies that are accustomed to complete control over physical systems often struggle to understand their responsibilities in a cloud environment.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/feb/09/how-to-achieve-hipaa-compliance-on-aws/6128

    MIMECAST ANNOUNCES THIRD QUARTER 2017 FINANCIAL RESULTS

    Feb 09, 2017

    "Our momentum in the marketplace continues to accelerate," stated Peter Bauer, CEO of Mimecast. "We were named a leader with the highest ability to execute in Gartner's 2016 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving highlighting one of the core tenants of Mimecast's ...


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    https://www.mimecast.com/resources/press-releases/Dates/2017/2/mimecast-announces-third-quarter-2017-financial-results/6011

    CISCO ACCELERATES HYBRID CLOUD ADOPTION WITH INTEGRATED SYSTEM FOR MICROSOFT AZURE STACK

    Feb 09, 2017

    Cisco today announced it is expanding its Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) Solutions portfolio by offering Microsoft Azure Stack on Cisco® UCS via an integrated, validated system that enables organizations to deliver Microsoft Azure services from their on-premises data cent...


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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=press-release&articleId=18198425966

    CISCO LEADS EVOLUTION OF SECURITY FOR TODAY'S ENTERPRISE WITH INDUSTRY'S FIRST SECURE INTERNET GATEWAY IN THE CLOUD

    Feb 09, 2017

    Today Cisco launched the industry’s first secure internet gateway (SIG) in the cloud, Cisco® Umbrella, to address the new enterprise security challenges of today’s mobile, cloud-era.


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    EMBRATEL ANNOUNCES PROVISION OF HOSTED EXCHANGE SERVICES FOR RTE RODONAVES

    Feb 08, 2017

    Embratel announces the offer of Hosted Exchange services for RTE Rodonaves. As one of the largest carriers in Brazil, RTE Rodonaves is already using corporate e-mail services stored on the Embratel Cloud on all its sites. In all, there are 1,800 Hosted Exchange licenses used in 140 locations in S&at...


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    MIMECAST EARNS BUSINESS CONTINUITY CERTIFICATION FOR ISO 22301:2012

    Feb 08, 2017

    Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced that it has achieved certification to ISO 22301:2012, the international standard for business continuity management systems. Issued by Certification Europe™, an accredited certification body which provi...


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    NTT DATA AWARDED CONTRACT FOR DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, OFFICE OF BIOMETRIC IDENTITY MANAGEMENT

    Feb 08, 2017

    NTT DATA, Inc., a recognized leader in global IT services, today announced the company has been awarded a contract with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM).


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    NTT DATA AWARDED CONTRACT FOR DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, OFFICE OF BIOMETRIC IDENTITY MANAGEMENT

    Feb 08, 2017

    NTT DATA, Inc., a recognized leader in global IT services, today announced the company has been awarded a contract with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM).


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    WHY FLEXIBILITY IN CLOUD SERVICES IS KEY TO ERP SUCCESS IN TODAY’S AGE

    Feb 08, 2017

    In the fast-moving digital world, being able to quickly adapt to disruptive business processes and changing business needs is key to success and survival. While organisations might be able to adapt their strategy and culture, they also need their business systems to adapt to these new processes and ...


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    HOW SERVERLESS, COGNITIVE COMPUTING, AND BLOCKCHAIN WILL INFLUENCE CLOUD THIS YEAR

    Feb 08, 2017

    As the sun rises on 2017, a highlight of this New Year will be the gathering strength of the cloud.


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    CLOUD AND IT SKILLS GAP COMES TO THE FORE AGAIN IN NEW RESEARCH

    Feb 08, 2017

    The cloud and IT skills gap has been a long-suffering gripe for many organisations; and a new research study from Robert Half Technology shows the problem is by no means resolved yet.


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    THREAT FROM CLOUD PROVIDERS KEEPS MSPS UP AT NIGHT – WITH GOOGLE THE BIGGEST CHALLENGER

    Feb 07, 2017

    The majority of managed service providers (MSPs) believe their hottest competition is coming from cloud providers as opposed to fellow MSPs, with Google the vendor to fear most, according to a new piece of research from Sonian.


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    INAP’S DALLAS DATA CENTER EARNS EPA’S ENERGY STAR® CERTIFICATION FOR SUPERIOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY

    Feb 07, 2017

    Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), (“INAP” or the “Company”), a leading technology provider of high-performance Internet infrastructure services, today announced that its Dallas, Texas Data Center, located at 1221 Coit Road in Plano, has earned the U.S. Environmental Protec...


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    INAP’S DALLAS DATA CENTER EARNS EPA’S ENERGY STAR® CERTIFICATION FOR SUPERIOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY

    Feb 07, 2017

    Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), (“INAP” or the “Company”), a leading technology provider of high-performance Internet infrastructure services, today announced that its Dallas, Texas Data Center, located at 1221 Coit Road in Plano, has earned the U.S. Environmental Protec...


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    INTERNAP REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2016 FINANCIAL RESULTS

    Feb 07, 2017

    Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a provider of high-performance Internet infrastructure services, today announced financial results for the third quarter of 2016.


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    CLOUD IS WINNING... BUT BET ON A TORTOISE'S RACE

    Feb 06, 2017

    As the cloud model in general becomes an increasingly viable -- and appealing -- architectural choice for enterprise communications, the leap from the premises to the cloud grows shorter for companies considering how to move forward with critical communications capabilities, be those for the custome...

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    FIVE KEY CLOUD TRENDS TO LOOK FORWARD TO IN 2017: CONTAINERS, AI, AND MORE

    Feb 03, 2017

    There’s no denying that cloud computing has changed the way both large enterprises and small businesses operate.


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    ZSCALER ATTAINS EU-U.S. PRIVACY SHIELD CERTIFICATION

    Feb 03, 2017

    Zscaler, Inc., the leading cloud security company, announced today that effective November 23, 2016, it has become certified under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Certification Framework (the “Privacy Shield”). Zscaler customers can be assured that any personal data transferred from the EU to...


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    AWS HITS $3.5BN IN REVENUE FOR Q416, TAKES ON ‘SURGE’ FROM MICROSOFT, IBM, AND GOOGLE

    Feb 03, 2017

    The cloud infrastructure leader earned $926m in operating profit at a 26% margin, while its annual operating profit margin was at more than 25%.


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    THE 10 WORK APPS TO WATCH IN 2017

    Feb 02, 2017

    The apps we use at work and in our personal lives are always changing. It's almost impossible to predict which ones will be popular tomorrow, since more than 1,000 apps are introduced every day.


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    DROPBOX MAKES PAPER GENERALLY AVAILABLE AND HITS BILLION-DOLLAR REVENUE MILESTONE

    Feb 02, 2017

    Cloud storage firm Dropbox has announced two new products focusing on cross-platform storage and collaboration, as well as revealing it has become the fastest software as a service (SaaS) vendor to hit the $1 billion revenue run rate threshold.


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    CLOUD WRANGLING IN THE DIGITAL AGE: HOW TO GET THE RIGHT SKILL SET

    Feb 01, 2017

    The forecast for the digital era is cloudy all over. According to a recent IDC FutureScape on cloud market predictions, 50% of IT spending and 60% of IT infrastructure spending will be cloud based by 2018.


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    SYMANTEC CEO PREDICTS UPCOMING SHAKEOUT IN ENDPOINT SECURITY MARKET

    Feb 01, 2017

    The opportunity around endpoint security has yielded an incredibly crowded market. However, Symantec CEO Greg Clark predicted that a major shakeout of legacy and startup players alike is on the horizon.


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    CISCO SCHEDULES CONFERENCE CALL FOR Q2 FISCAL YEAR 2017 FINANCIAL RESULTS

    Feb 01, 2017

    Cisco has scheduled a conference call for Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at 1:30 PM (PT); 4:30 PM (ET) to announce its second quarter fiscal year 2017 financial results for the period ending Saturday, January 28, 2017.


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    CISCO TETRATION ANALYTICS SECURES BUSINESS APPLICATIONS AND DELIVERS NEW DEPLOYMENT OPTIONS

    Feb 01, 2017

    Cisco announced today that Cisco Tetration AnalyticsTM now automates policy enforcement, enabling organizations to build secure environments for their business applications and also expands Tetration with new deployment options. Building on Tetration’s original discovery and visibility capabil...


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    PIVOTAL SPONSORS NEW JAVA-FOCUSED TRACK AT 2017 CLOUD FOUNDRY SUMMIT SILICON VALLEY

    Feb 01, 2017

    Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the industry-standard platform for cloud applications, today announced that Pivotal®, the company accelerating digital transformation for enterprises, will be hosting a cloud-native Java track at the Cloud Foundry Summit Silicon Valley. Pivotal is also a Cloud F...


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    MIMECAST ENHANCES CYBER RESILIENCE CAPABILITIES TO IMPROVE UPTIME FOR ORGANIZATIONS FACING EMAIL DISRUPTIONS

    Jan 31, 2017

    Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, announced enhancements to its Mailbox Continuity offering, designed to strengthen customers’ cyber resilience by automatically detecting a Microsoft® Exchange, Microsoft® Office 365™, or G Suite by Google...


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    https://www.mimecast.com/resources/press-releases/Dates/2017/1/continuity-event-management2/6013

    MIMECAST ENHANCES CYBER RESILIENCE CAPABILITIES TO IMPROVE UPTIME FOR ORGANIZATIONS FACING EMAIL DISRUPTIONS

    Jan 31, 2017

    Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, announced enhancements to its Mailbox Continuity offering, designed to strengthen customers’ cyber resilience by automatically detecting a Microsoft® Exchange, Microsoft® Office 365™, or G Suite by Google...


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    https://www.mimecast.com/resources/press-releases/Dates/2017/1/continuity-event-management/6014

    CISCO 2017 ANNUAL CYBERSECURITY REPORT: CHIEF SECURITY OFFICERS REVEAL TRUE COST OF BREACHES AND THE ACTIONS ORGANIZATIONS ARE TAKING

    Jan 31, 2017

    According to the Cisco® (NASDAQ: CSCO) 2017 Annual Cybersecurity Report (ACR), over one-third of organizations that experienced a breach in 2016 reported substantial customer, opportunity and revenue loss of more than 20 percent.


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    ESEYE ON EMBRACING CLOUD, AMAZON WEB SERVICES, AND THE IOT

    Jan 31, 2017

    “We changed our business model to align with cloud,” explains Nick McNamara, VP sales Europe at connectivity provider Eseye.


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    BUILDING THE BLOCKCHAIN OF SUCCESS: HOW CLOUD IS AT THE HEART OF IT

    Jan 31, 2017

    Blockchain is the new buzzword on the block; and while many business leaders, managers, developers and IT departments are Googling it and left scratching their heads, others are wising up to it, are realising how brilliant it is, and are recognising the opportunity it’s going to bring and the ...


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    CLOUD LEADERS ENJOY GREATER AGILITY – BUT IT’S EASIER THAN YOU THINK TO GET THERE

    Jan 30, 2017

    If your business is ahead of the curve when it comes to cloud adoption, then prepare for a hit of good news; organisations which execute a strategic cloud plan are growing revenue 2.3 times faster than their competition and are on average generating a 35% lift year on year in top line revenue.


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    THE QUARTERLY VERDICT: HOW DO GOOGLE, IBM AND MICROSOFT ALL STACK UP?

    Jan 27, 2017

    It’s that time again; another quarter passes by and with it comes a variety of financial reports from the big hitters.


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    FINANCIAL SERVICES AND SOLVING THE GREAT CLOUD CONUNDRUM

    Jan 27, 2017

    I read an interesting article recently that outlined the way in which cloud adoption has changed the business landscape, causing a seismic shift in how organisations operate.


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    THREE MAJOR CLOUD TRENDS FOR 2017: SMBS, VENDORS, AND ARCHITECTURE

    Jan 26, 2017

    Small and medium-sized businesses will be the driving force behind the cloud adoption not only because the cloud presents an amazing and cost-effective opportunity to utilise the services they are not able to afford in-house, but also because it’s the easiest and scalable market demographic fo...


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/jan/26/three-major-cloud-trends-2017-smbs-vendors-and-architecture/6117

    CIOS FEAR OUTDATED IT BUDGETING IS SLOWING DOWN CLOUD ADOPTION

    Jan 25, 2017

    If the goal for CIOs is to go to the cloud, one thing is holding them back, according to a new report from Trustmarque: outdated budgeting models.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/jan/25/cios-fear-outdated-it-budgeting-slowing-down-cloud-adoption/6116

    NEUDESIC EARNS NOMINATION AS TABLEAU ALLIANCE PARTNER OF THE YEAR FOR EXCELLENCE IN DEPLOYING TRANSFORMATIVE DATA & ANALYTICS SOLUTIONS

    Jan 24, 2017

    Neudesic’s data and analytics talent, represented through the Predictive Enterprise Service Line, exploits the scale of the cloud, democratization of software, and growing compute power to shift an organization’s data from a vast collection, to a profit generating or cost cutting realiza...


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    NEUDESIC EARNS NOMINATION AS TABLEAU ALLIANCE PARTNER OF THE YEAR FOR EXCELLENCE IN DEPLOYING TRANSFORMATIVE DATA & ANALYTICS SOLUTIONS

    Jan 24, 2017

    Today, at the Tableau Partner Leadership Summit, Neudesic announced that it has been nominated as Tableau Alliance Partner of the Year, highlighting its client solutions amongst the most innovative across the Tableau partner ecosystem.


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    https://www.neudesic.com/press-release/neudesic-earns-nomination-tableau-alliance-partner-year-excellence-deploying-transformative-data-analytics-solu5951

    LIVEOPS CLOUD BECOMES SERENOVA, SIMPLIFIES CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

    Jan 24, 2017

    LiveOps Cloud, a leading contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) provider, today revealed a new corporate identity with the introduction of Serenova. Serenova represents the company’s contact center heritage while also signaling the market’s evolution towards simpler, brighter customer exper...


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    EMBRATEL ANNOUNCES CLOUD SERVER SOLUTION FOR E-OPEN

    Jan 23, 2017

    Embratel announces the acquisition of new customers. E-Open, a leading application development company, is using Embratel's Cloud Server solution to store its data and applications for its business. With a vast portfolio of integrated Telecom and IT solutions, Embratel offers the E-Open Infrastr...


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    NETWORKING AND SECURITY PIONEER CHARLES GIANCARLO JOINS ZSCALER'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    Jan 20, 2017

    Zscaler, the leading cloud security company, today announced the appointment of Charles Giancarlo to its Board of Directors. As the former Chief Technology and Development Officer for Cisco Systems and a Managing Director at Silver Lake Partners, Giancarlo has a proven track record for delivering im...


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    https://www.zscaler.com/press/networking-and-security-pioneer-charles-giancarlo-joins-zscalers-board-directors5948

    CISCO HELPS ACCELERATE DIGITIZATION IN THE NETHERLANDS

    Jan 19, 2017

    Cisco has launched a targeted investment program called Digital Acceleration Netherlands (DAN), aimed at helping to boost the digitization of the Dutch economy and society. Over the next three years, Cisco will be working closely with the Dutch government, industry and education, through the DAN pro...


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    US ARMY SIGNS $62 MILLION DEAL TO MOVE TO IBM’S CLOUD

    Jan 19, 2017

    IBM has secured a major cloud customer win in the form of the US Army with a potential $62 million (£50.3m) contract over five years, the company has announced.


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    DATASCAN STANDARDIZES ON API-LED CONNECTIVITY WITH MULESOFT

    Jan 18, 2017

    MuleSoft, provider of the leading platform for building application networks, today announced that DataScan Technologies, a global leader in wholesale finance accounting and risk management systems and services, has implemented MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform™ to enrich its customers’...


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    https://www.mulesoft.com/press-center/datascan-technologies-financial-solutions5926

    HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT CASB FOR YOUR BUSINESS

    Jan 18, 2017

    If you aren’t considering deploying a cloud access security broker (CASB), you could be falling behind the technology curve. With most businesses now operating anytime and anywhere, employees need to collaborate in the cloud. This is shaping cloud security buying patterns as Gartner predicts t...

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    NTT DATA STUDY FINDS 2 OUT OF 3 CONSUMERS WOULD SWITCH INSURERS TO GET DISCOUNTS FOR USING SMART HOME DEVICES

    Jan 17, 2017

    According to research findings released today by NTT DATA, a top 10 global business and IT services provider, 2 out of 3 U.S. homeowners insurance customers would be willing to change insurance companies to get policy discounts for using smart home devices, including smart thermostats, smoke/carbon ...


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    BUSINESSES THROUGHOUT TAIWAN CAN NOW DELIVER IOT SERVICES WITH ASIA PACIFIC TELECOM AND CISCO JASPER

    Jan 17, 2017

    Businesses throughout Taiwan can now accelerate their adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) and deliver new connected experiences to their customers, thanks to Asia Pacific Telecom and Cisco. Asia Pacific Telecom today announced that it has launched the Cisco Jasper® IoT connectivity manageme...


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    CISCO INTRODUCES NEW DATA AND ANALYTICS TRAINING PORTFOLIO AND MAJOR UPDATES TO THE DATA CENTER CERTIFICATION TRACK

    Jan 17, 2017

    To support the skills needed for world-class digital business transformation, Cisco today announced a new data and analytics training portfolio and significant updates to its data center certification track. The new data and analytics offerings focus on integrated data management and virtualization,...


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    FORMER HP EXECUTIVE JOINS MIMECAST TO DRIVE GLOBAL CHANNEL SALES

    Jan 17, 2017

    Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced Eli Kalil joins the leadership team as the new Senior Vice President of Global Channel Sales. In this newly created position, Eli will be responsible for the strategy and implementation of all Mimecast’...


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    BIRST ACHIEVES EU-U.S. PRIVACY SHIELD CERTIFICATION, UPHOLDS INTERNATIONAL DATA PROTECTION STANDARDS

    Jan 17, 2017

    Birst, the global leader in Cloud BI and Analytics for the Enterprise, today announced it has received TRUSTe validation for meeting the rigorous qualifications for the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework put forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA).


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    https://www.birst.com/company/press/birst-achieves-eu-u-s-privacy-shield-certification-upholds-international-data-protection-standards/6032

    IDC: CLOUD IT INFRASTRUCTURE SPEND TO HIT $44.2BN IN 2017

    Jan 16, 2017

    Total spend on IT infrastructure products deployed in cloud environments will hit $44.2 billion (£36.6bn) in 2017, according to the latest analysis from IDC.


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    HOW THE CLOUD IS IMPROVING HEALTHCARE IN REMOTE POPULATIONS

    Jan 16, 2017

    From improved diagnosing to enhanced treatment methodologies for a multitude of illnesses and diseases, the healthcare industry has benefited tremendously over the past decade thanks to advancements in technology.


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    MICROSOFT PRIVACY TOOLS GIVE USERS CONTROL OVER DATA COLLECTION

    Jan 13, 2017

    The current iteration of the Microsoft privacy tools are aimed at "providing clear choices and easy-to-use tools that put you in control of how your information is collected and used," according to Terry Myerson, executive vice president for the Windows and devices group at Microsoft. The ...

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    IDENTIFY AND AVOID THE RISKS OF NETWORKED DEVICES

    Jan 12, 2017

    When Internet of Things (IoT) is mentioned, all those devices are meant in enterprise use, which communicate internally and externally and are accessible via the internet on the basis of their IP address. Often, companies are unaware of the size of such devices that have already entered the company ...

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    WHY KUBERNETES PROMISES MUCH FOR THOSE WILLING TO EMBRACE A CULTURAL SHIFT

    Jan 12, 2017

    Opinion It’d be fantastic if developers could write one piece of code on their machine and have full confidence it could run on any server without a glitch.


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    NETSKOPE GIVES ANOTHER WARNING TO BUSINESSES STRUGGLING WITH GDPR COMPLIANCE

    Jan 12, 2017

    An overwhelming 94% of cloud apps in enterprises across EMEA are not enterprise-ready, while two thirds of overall cloud services are not up to scratch, according to the latest research from Netskope.


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    APP CONTAINER MARKET TO HIT $2.7BN BY 2020 – WITH CONSOLIDATION SIGNS ALREADY AFOOT

    Jan 10, 2017

    The application container market is expected to grow to $2.7 billion by 2020 up from $762m in 2016, according to the latest note from 451 Research.


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    SALESFORCE PERMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APERTURE

    Jan 10, 2017

    In order to successfully install the Salesforce cloud app, Aperture needs to authenticate with a valid Salesforce Administrator account. The following set of permissions must be enabled in your Salesforce Console prior to completing the cloud app authentication process in your Aperture Portal.

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    ANDROID MARCHER TARGETS SUPER MARIO GAMERS

    Jan 09, 2017

    Cloud computing security provider Zscaler has warned of a new Android Marcher malware attack. The warning came from Viral Ghandi in a blog on the Zscaler site. The malware is tricking Android users by pretending to be the Super Mario Run game. This is not the first time Android Marcher has hidden be...

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    SUPER MALWARE BROS: ANDROID MARCHER POSES AS 'SUPER MARIO RUN'

    Jan 06, 2017

    It's malware time. A cloud security company named Zscaler revealed that malicious software has been disguised as the Android version of Super Mario Run, which is currently restricted to iOS devices, to fool eager gamers into compromising their financial data by installing the Android Marcher Tro...

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    SUPER MALWARE BROS: ANDROID MARCHER POSES AS 'SUPER MARIO RUN'

    Jan 06, 2017

    It's malware time. A cloud security company named Zscaler revealed that malicious software has been disguised as the Android version of Super Mario Run, which is currently restricted to iOS devices, to fool eager gamers into compromising their financial data by installing the Android Marcher Tro...

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    MOVE THE CSO TO A DIFFERENT PLACE ON THE SECURITY ORG CHART

    Jan 06, 2017

    The chief information officer (CIO) may be in charge of the data, but who is responsible for enabling security? Where is the dividing line between the responsibilities of the CIO and those of the chief security officer (CSO)? Should there even be a dividing line?

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    AZURE MORE LIKELY CLOUD PROVIDER FOR ENTERPRISE WITH GOOGLE FOR SMB, SAYS CLUTCH

    Jan 06, 2017

    Enterprises prefer Microsoft Azure as their primary cloud provider while smaller businesses are more likely to be Google houses, according to the latest research from B2B analysis firm Clutch.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/jan/06/azure-more-likely-cloud-provider-enterprise-google-smb-says-clutch/6177

    THAT WAS THE YEAR THAT WAS: 2016 IN CLOUD - AND WHAT’S ON THE HORIZON FOR 2017

    Jan 05, 2017

    2016 was an interesting year in cloud computing. For the European market, data protection regulation came into force, while many of the major cloud providers began to move their operations into and build data centres in Europe, from AWS, to Microsoft, to IBM.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/jan/05/was-year-was-2016-cloud-and-whats-horizon-2017/6163

    CLOUD MARKET VALUED AT $148BN FOR PAST YEAR, GROWING 25% ANNUALLY

    Jan 04, 2017

    Operator and vendor revenues across the main cloud services and infrastructure market segments hit $148 billion (£120.5bn) in 2016 growing at 25% annually, according to the latest note from analyst firm Synergy Research.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/jan/04/cloud-market-valued-148bn-past-year-growing-25-annually/6164

    GLOBAL CLOUD-BASED CONTACT CENTER MARKET KEY PLAYERS – 8X8, INC

    Jan 04, 2017

    This report studies Cloud-Based Contact Center in Global market, especially in North America, Europe, China, Japan, Southeast Asia and India, focuses on top manufacturers in global market, with production, price, revenue and market share for each manufacturer.

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    AS DELL AND HPE REVAMP, LENOVO SETS SIGHTS ON ENTERPRISE CLOUD SERVERS

    Jan 02, 2017

    The cloud -- both on-premise and off-premise -- is transforming servers and data centers, and many companies are getting vendors to customize hardware for specific cloud-based workloads.Lenovo wants a bigger chunk of that market and is working toward offering custom-built converged servers targeted ...

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    http://www.infoworld.com/article/3121108/hardware/as-dell-and-hpe-revamp-lenovo-sets-sights-on-enterprise-cloud-servers.html5782

    VOTACALL RANKED AMONG TOP 100 CLOUD SERVICES PROVIDERS

    Dec 30, 2016

    Votacall ranks among the world's Top 100 cloud services providers (CSPs), according to Penton's sixth-annual Talkin' Cloud 100 report. "Being named to the Talkin' Cloud Top 100 Cloud Services Providers list for the second year in a row is a great honor and accomplishment for Tea...

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    http://www.marketwired.com/press-release/votacall-ranked-among-top-100-cloud-services-providers-2158422.htm5772

    DOUBLEHORN RANKED AMONG TOP 50 CLOUD SERVICES PROVIDERS

    Dec 30, 2016

    DoubleHorn Inc., a leading cloud services broker, announced today that it has been ranked among the world's top 50 Cloud Services Provider (CSPs) according to Penton's sixth-annual Talkin' Cloud 100 Report. The TC 100 list recognizes the top cloud companies from around the world, taking ...

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    https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2016/09/28/875190/0/en/DoubleHorn-Ranked-Among-Top-50-Cloud-Services-Providers.html5773

    KASEYA TRAVERSE 9.4 IMPROVES THE RELIABILITY OF HYBRID CLOUD PERFORMANCE WITH AUTOMATED MONITORING

    Dec 30, 2016

    Kaseya Traverse allows IT to instantly align infrastructure technology with business performance through innovations in its discovery and fingerprinting technology. By scanning for infrastructure changes, Traverse 9.4 can automatically detect updates and provision optimal monitoring based on its ext...

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    http://www.marketwired.com/press-release/kaseya-traverse-94-improves-reliability-hybrid-cloud-performance-with-automated-monitoring-2176594.htm5774

    APPDYNAMICS RANKED ONE OF THE TOP 50 HIGHEST RATED PRIVATE CLOUD COMPUTING COMPANIES TO WORK FOR

    Dec 29, 2016

    AppDynamics, an application intelligence leader powering enterprise digital transformation, earned a spot on the “50 Highest Rated Private Cloud Computing Companies to Work For” list, according to a report published by Battery Ventures and Glassdoor.Battery Ventures, the global technolog...

    APPDYNAMICS
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    https://www.appdynamics.com/press-release/appdynamics-ranked-one-of-the-top-50-highest-rated-private-cloud-computing-companies-to-work-for/5751

    APPLE IMPROVES ICLOUD MUSIC LIBRARY MATCHING, DITCHES COPY-PROTECTED MATCHED FILES FOR APPLE MUSIC USERS

    Dec 27, 2016

    When Apple Music was released just over a year ago, Apple also debuted iCloud Music Library, a way of storing your iTunes library in the cloud. There were two ways to seed the cloud, either with iTunes Match or Apple Music. If you were an iTunes Match subscriber, matching your songs in your local li...

    MACWORLD
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    http://www.macworld.com/article/3093473/streaming-services/apple-improves-icloud-music-library-matching-ditches-drm-files-for-apple-music.html5711

    APPLE’S BIG DATA CENTER PLANS WORRY AMAZON CLOUD WATCHERS

    Dec 27, 2016

    That tidbit, based on information from Apple's earnings call last week, was picked up by Barron's and other publications on Monday. Morgan Stanley followed up with a brief video in which Hubert and Nowak, who maintained his "overweight" rating on Amazon shares, went through their a...

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    http://fortune.com/2016/02/02/apple-data-center-move/5713

    BRING ON THE GOATS! APPLE'S CLOUD FAILURE DEMANDS FURTHER SACRIFICE

    Dec 27, 2016

    Apple at 40 In four decades, Apple has done more than most companies to seamlessly blend software and hardware, creating beautifully functional products. However, software (and hardware) no longer live exclusively on our devices, and the one thing that continues to frustrate Apple is the cloud. Way ...

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    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/04/01/apple_network_problem/5714

    SALESFORCE ADDS STEELBRICK'S CPQ TO SERVICE CLOUD LIGHTNING

    Dec 27, 2016

    Salesforce has added one of its key sales tools a configure, price, quote application it acquired in last year's Steelbrick acquisition to its service cloud. Not its sales cloud Salesforce was quick to add CPQ to the sales cloud some 90 days after the Steelbrick acquisition closed. At first glan...

    CMSWIRE.COM
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    http://www.cmswire.com/customer-experience/salesforce-adds-steelbricks-cpq-to-service-cloud-lightning/5726

    WILL NETWORKS AND SECURITY CONVERGE IN 2017?

    Dec 27, 2016

    At the most basic level, SD-WAN providers such as Silver Peak, Viptela and Velocloud partner with “best-of-breed” security providers. (Don’t read too much in our missing an SD-WAN; time did not permit us to contact every company.) Service chaining allows security functions to be &l...

    NETWORKWORLD.COM
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    http://www.networkworld.com/article/3153259/lan-wan/will-networks-and-security-converge-in-2017.html5884

    2017 – THE YEAR BUSINESS AGILITY TAKES A LEAP FORWARD

    Dec 27, 2016

    With the rise of new technology trends, changing consumer behaviour and disruption by new market entrants across industries, one thing has become clear: Speed is becoming the currency of success as organisations adapt to ever-changing market forces.


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    http://www.itproportal.com/features/2017-the-year-business-agility-takes-a-leap-forward/?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiWXpVelpEWmlPRGRqWXpaaCIsInQiOiJyWEZHTkNqWExwQ5943

    TWILIO – CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS PLATFORM.

    Dec 26, 2016

    Today I tested Twilio the trial version. First you need to know about this cloud service: Twilio is a cloud communications platform as a service company based in San Francisco, California. Twilio allows software developers to programmatically make and receive phone calls and send and receive text me...

    FREE-TUTORIALS.ORG
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    http://free-tutorials.org/news-twilio-cloud-communications-platform/5799

    EMBRATEL STAR ONE ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF STAR ONE D1 TO COMPLEMENT LATIN AMERICA'S LARGEST SATELLITE FLEET

    Dec 23, 2016

    Embratel Star One, the largest satellite operator in Latin America, announces the successful launch of Star One D1. The new satellite is the result of more than $ 400 million in investment and will ensure the provision of unprecedented new satellite capacity in Brazil and South, North and Central Am...


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    http://portal.embratel.com.br/embratel/a-embratel/saladeimprensa/2016/231216.php5970

    OODRIVE INTRODUCES ITS PERSONAL CLOUD SOLUTION AT THE MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS IN BARCELONA

    Dec 23, 2016

    Visit Oodrive at the French Pavilion at the Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona !  Oodrive will introduce its Personal Cloud solution to service providers and major digital players

    OODRIVE.COM
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    https://www.oodrive.com/other-news/oodrive-introduces-its-personal-cloud-solution-at-the-mobile-world-congress-in-barcelona/5677

    CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: CONTRIBUTE TO CSA SECURITY GUIDANCE V.4 PEER REVIEW

    Dec 21, 2016

    The Cloud Security Alliance would like to invite you to review and comment on 12 Domains of the CSA’s Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing. This document acts as a practical, actionable roadmap to individuals looking to safely and securely adopt the cloud paradigm. ...

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    https://cloudsecurityalliance.org/media/news/call-for-participation-contribute-to-csa-security-guidance-v-4-peer-review/5661

    COOL APIS: TOP TIPS TO SECURE VALUABLE APIS AGAINST GROWING SECURITY THREATS

    Dec 21, 2016

    IDN continues its ‘Cool APIs’ series with a focus on API Security. APIs are no doubt becoming one of the most popular ingredients in how companies achieve digital transformation and deliver innovation. That said, APIs have also become a more popular target of cyber threats.


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    http://www.idevnews.com/stories/6926/Cool-APIs-Top-Tips-To-Secure-Valuable-APIs-Against-Growing-Security-Threats?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiWXpVelpEWmlPRGRqWXpaa5942

    A GUIDE TO UNLOCKING THE MANAGED CLOUD OPPORTUNITY

    Dec 21, 2016

    Cloud is rapidly becoming the standard way of doing business and organisations globally are utilising it as a tool for innovation and business transformation.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2016/dec/21/guide-unlocking-managed-cloud-opportunity/6178

    HOW SPOTIFY CHANGED PASSWORD SHARING AND HOW THE CLOUD ENABLES IT

    Dec 21, 2016

    According to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, unauthorised access of computers is a federal crime. However, the law's vague definition of "unauthorised access," highlighted by a recent New York court case, has consumer advocates and business groups worried.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2016/dec/21/how-spotify-changed-password-sharing-and-how-cloud-enables-it/6179

    HPE, CISCO MAINTAIN LEAD IN CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE EQUIPMENT MARKET

    Dec 20, 2016

    The competition in cloud seems tough as organisations are girding well to grab the lion’s share in the market.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2016/dec/20/hpe-cisco-maintain-lead-cloud-infrastructure-equipment-market/6181

    INAP COMPLETES INITIAL ROUND OF COST CUTS AND PROVIDES INITIAL 2017 FORECAST

    Dec 20, 2016

    Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), (“INAP” or the “Company”) is a provider of high-performance Internet infrastructure services by providing customers with Colocation, Network and Managed Services, and Cloud Services. Today, the Company announced the completion of the initi...


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    http://www.internap.com/press-release/inap-completes-initial-round-cost-cuts-provides-initial-2017-forecast/5954

    NTT DATA AWARDED RE-COMPETE CONTRACT WITH U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

    Dec 20, 2016

    NTT DATA, Inc. today announced the company has been awarded a contract with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection (CBP).


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    http://americas.nttdata.com/news/news/press%20releases/press-releases/2016-press-releases/ntt-data-awarded-re-compete-contract-with-us-customs-border-6076

    NELSONHALL IDENTIFIES CSS CORP AS A "LEADER" FOR CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE MIGRATION AND MANAGEMENT

    Dec 20, 2016

    CSS Corp, a global leader in Customer Experience (CX) and Technology transformation services, today announced that it has been identified as a “Leader” in NelsonHall’s NEAT report for Cloud Infrastructure Migration and Management in the Advisory, Assessment and Migration focus mark...

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    BUSINESS CLOUDS: RAINMAKER FOR SALES, MARKETING AND EVEN IT

    Dec 20, 2016

    As consumers, we carry around smartphones to manage our productivity, communicate with people instantly, and to stay ahead of the latest news cycles so we can react to real-time information. It’s easy and all in one place — these days, we expect nothing less.But for some weird reason whe...

    VENTUREBEAT.COM
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    http://venturebeat.com/2016/12/20/business-clouds-rainmaker-for-sales-marketing-and-even-it/5879

    FORSYTHE HOSTING SOLUTIONS AND TIERPOINT PARTNER TO EXPAND CLOUD AND COLOCATION OFFERINGS

    Dec 20, 2016

    ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL and ST. LOUIS, MO--(Marketwired - December 20, 2016) - Forsythe Hosting Solutions, a division of Forsythe Technology, and TierPoint, a leading provider of hybrid IT solutions including cloud, colocation and managed services, announced a new strategic partnership today. The part...

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    http://www.marketwired.com/press-release/forsythe-hosting-solutions-tierpoint-partner-expand-cloud-colocation-offerings-2184682.htm5753

    MIGRATION SUCCESS DEPENDS ON PLANNING

    Dec 20, 2016

    With what cloud am I going? The question is constant in the Brazilian market, both for small and large companies that want to join the inevitable cloud universe or change supplier. For some executives of major players in the country, the migration of a company that is already active in the cloud is ...

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    http://saladeimprensa.mandic.com.br/artigos/sucesso-de-migracao-depende-de-planejamento/5602

    OUTSOURCING COMPANY ADOPTS CLOUD COMPUTING AND IMPROVES INTERNAL PROCESSES

    Dec 20, 2016

    In times when the country faces times of economic instability we hear a lot about companies reducing their costs and it is not difficult to see as the first option of these companies to start these cuts by their staff. But there are those who think differently and look for other alternatives to unde...

    MANDIC.COM.BR
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    http://saladeimprensa.mandic.com.br/clipping/empresa-de-outsourcing-adota-computacao-em-nuvem-e-melhora-processos-internos/5598

    HPE AND CISCO MOVES HURT OPENSTACK'S PUBLIC CLOUD STORY

    Dec 19, 2016

    With Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Cisco Systems downsizing their respective OpenStack-based public cloud efforts recently, the OpenStack open-source cloud framework, already struggling in that arena, lost two of its key corporate backers.

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    http://fortune.com/2016/12/19/openstack-public-cloud/5624

    EMBRATEL RECEIVES LEADERSHIP AWARD FROM BRAZIL

    Dec 19, 2016

    Embratel celebrates the achievement of the Leadership Award in Brazil in the category "Leader in Services". The award, provided by LIDE - Group of Business Leaders, is considered one of the most prominent business initiatives in Brazil.


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    LEASEWEB NAMES NEW CTO TO DRIVE HYBRID CLOUD STRATEGY

    Dec 16, 2016

    LeaseWeb has appointed Svenja de Vos as its new chief technology officer, bringing more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunications and hosting industry to her new role.De Vos will be part of the LeaseWeb Global Management Team starting Jan. 1, 2017, and will be responsible for the product...

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    http://www.thewhir.com/web-hosting-news/leaseweb-names-new-cto-to-drive-hybrid-cloud-strategy5838

    THE CLOUD AND THE CIO – WHY NOW IS THE TIME TO TAKE BACK CONTROL – PART 2

    Dec 16, 2016

    I outlined some of the issues that CIOs are faced with due to the continued proliferation of cloud. Taking back control is going to be key, but it’s difficult with CIOs handing over more control to third-party cloud providers; leaving themselves more open to the ‘blame game’ if one...

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    CYBER CRIMINALS COMPROMISING VIRTUAL MACHINES IN CLOUD TO INCREASE SCALE OF DDOS

    Dec 16, 2016

    The recently released Microsoft’s latest Security Intelligence Report states that cyber-criminals are compromising virtual machines in the cloud as a way to vastly increase the scale of Distributed Denial of Service Attacks (DDoS).


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2016/dec/16/cyber-criminals-compromising-virtual-machines-cloud-increase-scale-ddos/6182

    SALESFORCE UNVEILS NEW MARKETING CLOUD INNOVATIONS FOLLOWING KRUX DEAL

    Dec 16, 2016

    Among the new innovations is improved cross-channel ad delivery management, with Krux calculating the optimal ad frequency range for companies by testing and measuring the ads customers engage with and convert through. Furthermore, marketers now have the ability to power digital ads across mobile de...

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    http://www.bandt.com.au/marketing/salesforce-unveils-new-marketing-cloud-innovations-following-krux-deal5727

    AMAZON CLAIMS ANOTHER VICTIM: CISCO KILLS ITS $1 BILLION CLOUD

    Dec 15, 2016

    A spokesperson confirmed to Venture Beat that the public Intercloud will be shuttered in March 2017 and Cisco will move enterprises apps and data elsewhere including to another, unnamed public cloud provider.

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    SERVERLESS COMPUTING HEATS UP AS PIVOTAL SOFTWARE TAKES ON CLOUD GIANTS

    Dec 15, 2016

    Pivotal Software Inc., part of the privately-held tech giant that emerged from Dell Inc.’s
    acquisition of EMC Corp., plans to compete with Amazon Inc.’s Amazon Web Services
    and other major cloud providers in the next evolution of cloud computing.


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    SERVERLESS COMPUTING HEATS UP AS PIVOTAL SOFTWARE TAKES ON CLOUD GIANTS

    Dec 15, 2016

    Pivotal Software Inc., part of the privately-held tech giant that emerged from Dell Inc.’s acquisition of EMC Corp., plans to compete with Amazon Inc.’s Amazon Web Services and other major cloud providers in the next evolution of cloud computing.


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    https://d1fto35gcfffzn.cloudfront.net/news/WSJServerlessComputingHeatsUpasPivotalSoftwareTakesonCloudGiants.pdf6273

    GOOGLE JOINS CLOUD FOUNDRY FOUNDATION AS GOLD MEMBER

    Dec 15, 2016

    Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the industry-standard platform for cloud applications, today announced Google has joined as a Gold Member. Google joins EMC, HPE, IBM, Pivotal, SAP, VMware and more than 60 other technology innovators as a Foundation member. Through its membership, Google will conti...


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    https://www.cloudfoundry.org/google-joins-cloud-foundry-foundation-as-gold-member-2/5921

    CLOUD FOUNDRY ANNOUNCES CALL FOR PAPERS FOR SILICON VALLEY SUMMIT 2017

    Dec 15, 2016

    Cloud Foundry Foundation today announced its call for papers has opened for Summit Silicon Valley 2017, which will take place June 13-15 in Santa Clara, CA. Early Bird Registration and a speaking call for papers (CFP) are now open for the event. Sponsorship opportunities are available now for member...


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    https://www.cloudfoundry.org/cloud-foundry-announces-call-for-papers-for-silicon-valley-summit-2017/5922

    NTT DATA NAMED A LEADER IN GARTNER’S 2016 MAGIC QUADRANT FOR CRM AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE IMPLEMENTATION SERVICES, WORLDWIDE

    Dec 15, 2016

    NTT DATA, a leading global business and IT services provider, today announced it has been positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s December 2016 report, “Magic Quadrant for CRM and Customer Experience Implementation Services, Worldwide.” The company believes this recognition underscores...


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    http://americas.nttdata.com/news/news/press%20releases/press-releases/2016-press-releases/ntt-data-named-a-leader-in-gartners-2016-magic-quadrant-for-5931

    ENTERPRISES ARE ACTIVELY SEEKING ALTERNATIVE CLOUD CONNECTIVITY MEANS IN ORDER TO BOOST THEIR DIGITAL FOOTPRINT, SAYS GCX AND AEGIS DATA

    Dec 14, 2016

    As we enter 2017, digital transformation continues to be at the forefront of business strategy. In fact, Cloud is readily seen as the enabler behind digital transformation as firms look to connect the dots between people, information and systems, but this is often hampered by poor connectivity. Henc...


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    http://globalcloudxchange.com/media-center/releases/2016/12/enterprises-are-actively-seeking-alternative-cloud-connectivity-means-in-order-to-boost-th5906

    CLOUD STORAGE STARTUP NASUNI RAISES $25M

    Dec 14, 2016

    Network-attached storage (NAS) specialist Nasuni has raised another $25 million to further develop its version of hybrid cloud storage.The round consists of a $17.5 million Series E and $7.5 million in venture debt financing, bringing Nasuni’s total funding to $80.5 million, the company announ...

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    https://www.sdxcentral.com/articles/news/cloud-storage-startup-nasuni-raises-25m/2016/12/5779

    EMBRATEL ANNOUNCES VIRTUAL HYBRID DATA CENTER SOLUTION FOR IMUSICA

    Dec 14, 2016

    Embratel announces the provision of a Virtual Hybrid Data Center for iMusica. With a vast portfolio of integrated Telecom and IT solutions, Embratel offers customers a resilient environment with more than 100 Virtual Servers, which today use the capacity of 192 vCPUs, 1.5 TB of memory and 650 TB of ...


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    LEARNING TO TRUST CLOUD SECURITY

    Dec 14, 2016

    After more than 35 years running IT for large enterprises, I've lived through various IT technology shifts: mainframe, client/server, RISC, CISC, etc. But early on in the development of the cloud, I recognized that the shift to becoming a cloud-enabled business is different.  In enterprise ...

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    http://www.darkreading.com/operations/learning-to-trust-cloud-security/a/d-id/1327470?5497

    INFORMATICA FAST TRACKS JOURNEY TO THE CLOUD WITH PAY-AS-YOU-GO PRICING FOR INFORMATICA CLOUD SERVICES FOR MICROSOFT AZURE

    Dec 14, 2016

    Informatica®, a leading worldwide provider of data management solutions, today announced the availability of hourly pricing for Informatica Cloud® Services for Microsoft Azure in the Azure Marketplace. Now available as a pay-as-you-go hourly pricing model, this solution is designed to help u...

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    http://globenewswire.com/news-release/2016/12/14/897531/0/en/Informatica-Fast-Tracks-Journey-to-the-Cloud-with-Pay-As-You-Go-Pricing-for-Informatica-C5738

    HOW AVANADE IS CHANGING THE CLOUD CONVERSATION

    Dec 14, 2016

    Avanade, as a Microsoft integrator, is one partner primed for the maturing market.“We need to be ready for the next wave of cloud which is moving up the stack, out of infrastructure-as-a-service and into bigger enterprise workloads and complex applications being moved into the cloud,” Ha...

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    http://www.arnnet.com.au/article/611572/how-avanade-changing-cloud-conversation/5759

    LOGICALIS US TO CIOS: TIME TO TAKE AN ADVANCED APPROACH TO CLOUD SECURITY THREATS

    Dec 13, 2016

    Headlines about hacking and malware prove that traditional security methods are not up to the task of protecting organizational infrastructures and data from theft and ransomware. As more organizations embrace cloud-first platforms for everything from customer relationship management (CRM) to enterp...

    PRNEWSWIRE
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    http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/logicalis-us-to-cios-time-to-take-an-advanced-approach-to-cloud-security-threats-300372999.html5755

    SYMANTEC: IOT AND CLOUD THE NEXT FRONTIER FOR RANSOMWARE

    Dec 13, 2016

    The year 2016 is the year ransomware grew in prominence as attackers increasingly targeted enterprises and users by withholding the victims' data, often with sophisticated encryption in return for ransom money.  With the year drawing to a close, it’s important to take note of what to ...

    THE STAR ONLINE
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    http://www.thestar.com.my/tech/tech-news/2016/12/13/symantec-iot-and-cloud-the-next-frontier-for-ransomware/5705

    SALESFORCE LIVEMESSAGE ADDS 2-WAY MESSAGING TO SERVICE CLOUD

    Dec 13, 2016

    Salesforce is capitalizing on technology it obtained just three months ago through its acquisition of Heywire, a Cambridge, Mass.-based provider of commercial texting services. It has popped out a product based on Heywire technology via its Service Cloud. Called LiveMessage, the product gives compan...

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    http://www.cmswire.com/customer-experience/salesforce-livemessage-adds-2-way-messaging-to-service-cloud/5693

    NTT DATA SELECTED BY CALIFORNIA STATE TEACHERS’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO EXPAND SAP SYSTEM

    Dec 13, 2016

    NTT DATA, Inc., a leading business and IT services provider, today announced it was selected for a five-year agreement with the California State Teachers’ Retirement System to support the SAP system for the world’s largest educator-only pension fund.


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    http://americas.nttdata.com/news/news/press%20releases/press-releases/2016-press-releases/ntt-data-selected-by-california-state-teachers-retirement-sy6077

    NASUNI DOWNLOADS $25M AS LARGE ENTERPRISES COMMIT TO CLOUD STORAGE

    Dec 13, 2016

    Nasuni has scooped up another heap of cash to push its cloud storage products to more big companies around the world.Today the Natick, MA-based firm announced $25 million in new funding. That includes a $17.5 million Series E equity round led by new investor Sigma Prime Ventures, with contributions ...

    XCONOMY
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    http://www.xconomy.com/boston/2016/12/13/nasuni-downloads-25m-as-large-enterprises-commit-to-cloud-storage/5777

    CISCO CONFIRMS IT’S KILLING INTERCLOUD PUBLIC CLOUD IN MARCH 2017

    Dec 13, 2016

    Cisco has confirmed that it will stop offering its Cisco Intercloud Services public cloud infrastructure in March 2017. Cisco will move workloads to other infrastructure, “including in some cases public cloud,” a spokesperson told VentureBeat in an email. The spokesperson would not speci...

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    NTT DATA SELECTED BY CALIFORNIA STATE TEACHERS’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO EXPAND SAP SYSTEM

    Dec 13, 2016

    NTT DATA, Inc., a leading business and IT services provider, today announced it was selected for a five-year agreement with the California State Teachers’ Retirement System to support the SAP system for the world’s largest educator-only pension fund.


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    OPEN SERVICE BROKER API LAUNCHES AS INDUSTRY STANDARD

    Dec 13, 2016

    Cloud Foundry Foundation, in collaboration with individuals representing Fujitsu, Google, IBM, Pivotal, Red Hat and SAP, today announced the launch of the Open Service Broker API project. The Open Service Broker API project allows developers, ISVs and SaaS vendors a single, simple, and elegant way t...


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    https://www.cloudfoundry.org/open-service-broker-api-launches-as-industry-standard/5923

    CLOUDENDURE LIVE MIGRATION AMONG FIRST CLOUD COMPUTING SAAS AVAILABLE ON AWS MARKETPLACE

    Dec 13, 2016

    An AWS Advanced Technology Partner, CloudEndure utilizes block-level continuous replication as well as automated machine conversion and application stack orchestration to migrate servers to the cloud.

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    http://cloudendure.com/news/cloudendure-aws-migration-tool-among-first-saas-subscriptions-on-aws-marketplace/6316

    CSR BUILDS A UNIFIED SECURITY DEFENCE IN THE CLOUD

    Dec 12, 2016

    The addition of sandboxing capabilities has provided a new layer of protection for a cloud-based security environment that has helped industrial giant CSR enforce content-security policies across thousands of endpoints while managing limited bandwidth to over 200 sites across Australia and New Zeala...

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    AMAZON LAUNCHES AWS MANAGED SERVICES TO HELP MORE BIG COMPANIES ADOPT CLOUD

    Dec 12, 2016

    Public cloud infrastructure provider Amazon Web Services (AWS) today is announcing the launch of AWS Managed Services, a new service that’s designed to help certain types of large companies take advantage of the public cloud. AWS could have announced this at its recent re:Invent conference, bu...

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    http://venturebeat.com/2016/12/12/amazon-launches-aws-managed-services-to-help-more-big-companies-adopt-cloud/5872

    THE CLOUD AND THE CIO – THE CLOUD IS STILL OUT OF CONTROL – PART 1

    Dec 12, 2016

    With IDC recently predicting that IT infrastructure spending will grow at a CAGR of 15.1% from 2014 to 2019, and given that spending on cloud will be 46% of the entire IT budget – it’s clear that now is the time harness the best that the cloud has to offer.Research commissioned by Fruiti...

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    http://fruitionpartners.com/the-cloud-and-the-cio-the-cloud-is-still-out-of-control-part-1/5844

    AWS CLOUDFORMATION ADDS SUPPORT FOR AMAZON API GATEWAY AND UPDATED RESOURCE SUPPORT

    Dec 12, 2016

    You can now provision Amazon API Gateway using AWS CloudFormation. API Gateway is a fully managed service that makes it easy for developers to create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale. Learn more here.

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    http://cloudcomrade.com/2016/04/17/aws-cloudformation-adds-support-for-amazon-api-gateway-and-updated-resource-support/5491

    NEW SURVEY: PUBLIC CLOUD WORKLOADS

    Dec 10, 2016

    Despite a wide range of commercial software applications, many enterprises still have unique requirements they fulfill with custom, internally developed applications. For example, an airline may develop its own scheduling application for pilots and flight attendants, and a rental car company may dev...

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    https://cloudsecurityalliance.org/media/news/new-survey-public-cloud-workloads/5662

    ONPREMISE FOR CLOUD: MAY BE SIMPLER THAN YOU MIGHT THINK

    Dec 09, 2016

    Cloud storage has become critical to maintaining business competitiveness. More and more companies discover the benefits of Cloud and choose to migrate from On Premise to the cloud, discovering a much easier and more practical way to securely manage and store your data.

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    TOP 10 DISASTERS OF 2016 REAFFIRM NEED FOR CLOUD BUSINESS CONTINUITY STRATEGY

    Dec 09, 2016

    With 2016 drawing to a close – and some may argue with good cause – it is time to assess the landscape throughout the year.


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    BARRACUDA BACKUP – INTRONIS MSP EDITION VIRTUAL APPLIANCE NAMED A FINALIST IN CLOUD BACKUP/DISASTER RECOVERY CATEGORY

    Dec 08, 2016

    Intronis MSP Solutions by Barracuda, provider of security and data protection solutions for managed service providers, today announced that CRN,® a brand of The Channel Company has recognized the Barracuda Backup – Intronis MSP Edition virtual appliance as a finalist in the 2016 CRN Tech I...

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    MIMECAST NAMED A LEADER IN THE 2016 GARTNER MAGIC QUADRANT FOR ENTERPRISE INFORMATION ARCHIVING

    Dec 08, 2016

    Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced it has been positioned by leading independent industry analyst firm Gartner in the Leaders section of the December 2016 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving for the second year in a row. The re...


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    https://www.mimecast.com/resources/press-releases/Dates/2016/12/gartner-mq-eia/6016

    AWS, MICROSOFT AND SALESFORCE DRIVING CLOUD MARKET

    Dec 08, 2016

    Microsoft and Saleforce.com were noted by the research firm as revenue leaders in the space, with the latter holding court until being overtaken by the former this year. TBR said it expects Microsoft to maintain its position next year by leveraging a combination of legacy base migration and growth i...

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    CLOUD TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS BECOMES GOOGLE’S ONLY SCOTTISH CLOUD PREMIER PARTNER

    Dec 08, 2016

    Cloud Technology Solutions (CTS) has become Google’s only Premier Partner in Scotland following the acquisition of Cloud Reach’s G Suite business.  The purchase allows CTS to utilise its knowledge of Google’s solutions for work to bring successful implementation of G Suite to ...

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    https://www.cloudsolutions.co.uk/news/cloud-technology-solutions-becomes-googles-only-scottish-cloud-premier-partner/5456

    INDUSTRY PUBLICATIONS RECOGNIZE ZSCALER FOR CLOUD SECURITY LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION

    Dec 07, 2016

    Zscaler, Inc., the leading cloud security company, announced today that it has been named a CRN Tech Innovator for Zscaler® Private Access (ZPA™) and a finalist for the SC Media 2017 Excellence Awards for "Best Security Company." The industry recognition demonstrates how the comp...

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    http://www.marketwired.com/press-release/industry-publications-recognize-zscaler-for-cloud-security-leadership-and-innovation-2181433.htm5741

    IMAGINATIONSOFT USES ZANG CLOUD TO DEVELOP “SEND SMS” SERVICE

    Dec 07, 2016

    Zang Cloud, the industry's first all-in-one cloud communications platform and applications-as-a-service, today announced that ImaginationSoft, a custom software development company in Puerto Rico specializing in the development of Mobile, Web, Cloud and Contact Center applications, utilized the ...

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    http://www.avaya.com/en/about-avaya/newsroom/news-releases/2016/pr-us-161207/5562

    MIMECAST FUELS MARKET EXPANSION BY FURTHER EXTENDING API CAPABILITIES FOR MSPS

    Dec 07, 2016

    Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced a further extension to the Mimecast API, designed to help Managed Service Provider (MSP) partners with existing provisioning platforms to optimize their Mimecast resources  and manage their new and exist...


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    https://www.mimecast.com/resources/press-releases/Dates/2016/12/APIs_for_MSPs/6017

    LENOVO CLOUD DIRECTOR: OPEN SOURCE TECHNOLOGIES ARE THE GLUE THAT BINDS THE HYBRID CLOUD

    Dec 07, 2016

    Hardware giant Lenovo is banking on a future where both public and private clouds are critical in driving IT innovation, and the glue binding those hybrid environments is mostly open source technologies.Dan Harmon, Lenovo's group director of cloud and software-defined infrastructure, encouraged ...

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    http://www.crn.com/news/cloud/300083066/lenovo-cloud-director-open-source-technologies-are-the-glue-that-binds-the-hybrid-cloud.htm5784

    ASIGRA DATA RECOVERY REPORT HIGHLIGHTS GLOBAL TRENDS IN DATA RECOVERY

    Dec 06, 2016

    Asigra, Inc., an award-winning provider of cloud backup and data recovery software, has released the industry’s first report on Data Protection Trends: Validating Recovery, analyzing empirical information about data recovery trends globally and across a myriad of vertical markets. Asigra colle...

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    http://www.asigra.com/about-asigra/press-releases/asigra-data-recovery-report-highlights-global-trends-data-recovery5894

    NTT DATA VP OF DIGITAL EXPERIENCE NAMED COMPUTERWORLD 2017 PREMIER 100 TECHNOLOGY LEADER

    Dec 06, 2016

    NTT DATA, Inc., a leading business and IT services provider, today announced Lisa Woodley, vice president of digital experience, has been named a 2017 Premier 100 Technology Leader by IDG’s Computerworld.


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    MANDIC CLOUD SOLUTIONS OPENS 6 VACANCIES IN SP

    Dec 06, 2016

    Mandic Cloud Solutions, a Brazilian cloud specialist, is looking for talents to compose its team of experts.
    With growth in 2016 compared to the industry average, the company created more than 50 vacancies only this year among its different units in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Recife...

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    ANYTIME COLLECT ANNOUNCES INTEGRATION WITH NETSUITE CLOUD ERP

    Dec 06, 2016

    Anytime Collect (www.anytimecollect.com) by e2b teknologies, one of the fastest growing cloud accounts receivable applications, announces new integration with NetSuite cloud ERP. The integration comes in response to high interest in Anytime Collect from NetSuite users.

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    http://www.marketwired.com/press-release/anytime-collect-announces-integration-with-netsuite-cloud-erp-2181155.htm5644

    DATAPIPE WINS CLOUD PROJECT OF THE YEAR

    Dec 06, 2016

    Datapipe has won Cloud Project of the Year at the 2016 Storage, Virtualisation, Cloud (SVC) Awards in a ceremony last week in central London. The award was presented in recognition of the solution Datapipe provides to BMJ, the healthcare knowledge provider behind medical journal The BMJ. Datapipe wa...

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    https://www.datapipe.com/news_press/press_releases_2016/datapipe_wins_cloud_project_of_the_year/5440

    DATAPIPE NAMED ASIA PACIFIC MANAGED CLOUD COMPANY OF THE YEAR BY FROST & SULLIVAN

    Dec 05, 2016

    Datapipe, a leader in managed cloud services for the enterprise, has been named Asia Pacific Managed Cloud Company of the Year by leading market research firm Frost & Sullivan at their recent 2016 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Best Practices Award.

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    https://www.datapipe.com/news_press/press_releases_2016/datapipe_named_asia_pacific_managed_cloud_company_of_the_year/5552

    EMBRATEL ANNOUNCES THE ACHIEVEMENT OF THE 7TH EDITION OF THE SECURITY LEADERS AWARD - 2016

    Dec 05, 2016

    Embratel announces the achievement of the 7th edition of the Security Leaders Award - 2016, in the category "Media-Telecom and Education". The award recognized the leading leaders in Information Technology and Security in Brazil. Embratel senior information security consultant Yanis Stoyan...


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    WHY ANALYTICS AND DATA STORAGE WILL LEAD CLOUD ADOPTION IN 2017

    Dec 05, 2016

    These and many other insights are from IDG’s Enterprise Cloud Computing Survey, 2016. You can find the 2016 Cloud Computing Executive Summary here and a presentation of the results here.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2016/dec/05/analytics-data-storage-will-lead-cloud-adoption-in-2017/6185

    JIRA SERVICE DESK DATA CENTER NOW AVAILABLE ON THE AWS CLOUD WITH AWS QUICK START

    Dec 04, 2016

    The AWS Quick Start for JIRA now includes support for JIRA Service Desk Data Center. You can use the updated Quick Start to deploy one of the following JIRA products on AWS: • JIRA Software Data Center, which is a software development tool that is used by agile teams. This tool helps developmen...

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    http://cloudcomrade.com/2016/12/04/jira-service-desk-data-center-now-available-on-the-aws-cloud-with-aws-quick-start/5459

    COMPETITION HEATS UP FOR CLOUD RIVALS AMAZON, MICROSOFT AND GOOGLE

    Dec 02, 2016

    Early in the conversation, Watters made clear his thoughts on single-cloud viability, stating: “There’s a fundamental belief I have that multi-cloud is the future.” As he sees it, this is something that will be determined by business pragmatism and wariness of monolithic cloud mode...

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    http://siliconangle.com/blog/2016/11/29/competition-heats-cloud-providers-reinvent/5510

    JUNIPER NETWORKS BUYS CLOUD MANAGEMENT STARTUP APPFORMIX.

    Dec 02, 2016

    Juniper Networks announced Thursday it plans to acquire AppFormix, providers of cloud operations management and optimization technology. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.Founded in 2013 by former Microsoft and Cisco executive Sumeet Singh, AppFormix's software platform leverages st...

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    http://www.zdnet.com/article/juniper-networks-buys-cloud-management-startup-appformix/5702

    APPLE FACES A CATCH-22 IN ITS MAPS AND CLOUD BATTLE WITH GOOGLE

    Dec 02, 2016

    Five years after launching Siri and iCloud, and four years after launching Apple Maps, it isn't clear that Apple (AAPL) has significantly narrowed Alphabet/Google's (GOOGL) cloud services edge. But far from throwing in the towel, Apple appears intent on spending heavily take on the world'...

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    LATEST SURVEY DATA WARNS SMBS ARE NOT USING AUTOMATION FOR CLOUD BACKUPS

    Dec 02, 2016

    Almost 70% of small businesses in a survey from B2B analyst and reviews firm Clutch say they rely on their cloud storage provider for backups, with only 15% opting for automated services and 12% not bothering at all.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2016/dec/02/latest-survey-data-warns-smbs-are-not-using-automation-cloud-backups/6186

    AWS ENHANCES LAMBDA WITH STEP FUNCTIONS, CLOUDFRONT COMPUTE CAPABILITY, C# SUPPORT

    Dec 01, 2016

    At its re:Invent user conference in Las Vegas today, public cloud infrastructure provider Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced support for the C# programming language in its Lambda event-driven computing service, as well as a new capability called [email protected], which makes it possible to run Lambda fu...

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    http://venturebeat.com/2016/12/01/aws-enhances-lambda-with-step-functions-cloudfront-compute-capability-c-support/5873

    CLOUD AND MOBILITY RADICALLY TRANSFORM CYBERSECURITY DIDIER GUYOMARC'H, ZSCALER

    Dec 01, 2016

    The IT security market is undergoing a profound change marked by a growing number of mergers and acquisitions, similar to the recent takeover of CloudLock by Cisco. Suppliers change hands and capital at an impressive speed. What is the cause of these changes? The answer is simple: digital transforma...

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    JUNIPER NETWORKS ACQUIRES CLOUD OPTIMIZATION SERVICE APPFORMIX

    Dec 01, 2016

    AppFormix works with any OpenStack or Kubernetes distribution and helps operators gain real-time insights into the state and health of their clouds, then allows them to take action based on this information (and to automate many of those processes). More importantly, though, it also includes some pr...

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    CLOUD AND MOBILITY RADICALLY TRANSFORM CYBERSECURITY DIDIER GUYOMARC'H, ZSCALER

    Dec 01, 2016

    The computer security market is experiencing profound change marked by an increasing number of mergers and acquisitions like the recent acquisition of CloudLock by Cisco. Vendors change hands and principal at an impressive rate. What caused these changes? The answer is simple: the digital transforma...

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    THE YEAR OF THE CLOUD: FIVE DATA PROTECTION PROPHECIES

    Dec 01, 2016

    If I look back at our predictions for 2016, I realize that our insights and predictions on several market dynamics were realized.  With many organizations embracing SaaS applications like Microsoft Office 365 and Salesforce as well as other cloud based infrastructures and technologies, protecti...

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    http://www.asigra.com/about-asigra/in-the-news/year-cloud-five-data-protection-prophecies5530

    WHAT’S NEW IN PARALLELS RAS V15.5

    Dec 01, 2016

    The latest version of Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) streamlines desktop and application delivery with improved scalability and versatile performance. It also features an enhanced mobile experience within iOS and Android clients supporting native touch gestures. New deployment options are...

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    ERGO TAKES YOUR SECURITY SERIOUSLY

    Nov 30, 2016

    “Security is a primary focus,” said Steve Blanche, chief technical officer at Ergo Group. As well it might be. As one of Ireland’s leading cloud and IT managed services providers, Ergo promotes not only the benefits of cloud computing, but also impresses upon clients that security ...

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    DARWIN GLOBAL SELECTS TIERPOINT TO SUPPORT PRIVATE CLOUD MIGRATION

    Nov 30, 2016

    Darwin Global, LLC has selected TierPoint’s private cloud and managed security services to support the ongoing expansion of Darwin Global’s cloud-based training, education, and professional development services, continuing a longstanding partnership between the two companies. Darwin Glob...

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    http://www.tierpoint.com/company/news/darwin-global-selects-tierpoint-support-private-cloud-migration/5467

    MCAFEE HIGHLIGHTS IOT AND CLOUD SECURITY THREATS, TRENDS

    Nov 30, 2016

    Internet of Things (IoT) security and cloud security threats are key areas to watch for critical developments in 2017, according to Intel Security’s McAfee Labs 2017 Threats Predictions Report. The report also highlighted 14 trends to keep an eye on in the next year, and also listed the six &l...

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    THOUSANDS OF NATIONAL LOTTERY ACCOUNTS HACKED

    Nov 30, 2016

    There are 9.5 million national lottery players registered online, but Camelot said only around 26,500 accounts were accessed. It added that fewer than 50 accounts have had suspicious activity, such as personal details being changed, since the breach.

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    AWS NOW OFFERING TRUCKS TO MOVE YOUR DATA TO ITS CLOUD

    Nov 30, 2016

    At its re:Invent user conference in Las Vegas today, public cloud market leader Amazon Web Services (AWS) unveiled the next generation of its Snowball boxes that customers can use to move lots of data to AWS.The first version was announced at last year’s re:Invent — it had a capacity of ...

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    http://venturebeat.com/2016/11/30/aws-unveils-snowmobile-truck-for-moving-data-to-its-cloud/5874

    ZSCALER DOMINATING ASIA PACIFIC CLOUD SECURITY MARKET WITH ALL-ROUND GROWTH

    Nov 29, 2016

    Cloud security company Zscaler now 'owns' 40.6% market share of the Network-based Advanced Malware Analysis (NAMA) market in Asia Pacific, according to a new report by Frost & Sullivan.

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    https://securitybrief.asia/story/zscaler-dominating-asia-pacific-cloud-security-market-all-round-growth/5887

    ZSCALER AND OOMA PARTNER TO PROTECT CONSUMERS FROM INTERNET THREATS

    Nov 29, 2016

    Zscaler, Inc., the leading cloud security company and Ooma, Inc. (NYSE: OOMA), a smart communications platform for small businesses and consumers, today announced a partnership to better protect consumers from internet threats. This partnership extends many of the capabilities of the Zscaler® cl...


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    BIRST LAUNCHES BIRST 6; EMPOWERS BUSINESS USERS TO CONNECT TO A NEW LEVEL OF TRUSTED INSIGHTS

    Nov 29, 2016

    Birst, the global leader in Cloud BI and Analytics for the Enterprise, today unveiled Birst 6, the next evolution of its networked business analytics platform that empowers business users to connect to a new level of trusted insights.


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    https://www.birst.com/company/press/birst-launches-birst-6-empowers-business-users-connect-new-level-trusted-insights/6033

    COMPETITION HEATS UP FOR CLOUD RIVALS AMAZON, MICROSOFT AND GOOGLE | #REINVENT

    Nov 29, 2016

    As the utilities and services offered by each major cloud provider grow in distinctiveness, some friendly (and not-so-friendly) rivalries are beginning to emerge between Amazon, Microsoft and Google, with usefulness to customers not necessarily being the deciding factor.


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    http://siliconangle.com/blog/2016/11/29/competition-heats-cloud-providers-reinvent/6244

    ZSCALER DOMINATING ASIA PACIFIC CLOUD SECURITY MARKET WITH ALL-ROUND GROWTH

    Nov 29, 2016

    Cloud security company Zscaler now 'owns' 40.6% market share of the Network-based Advanced Malware Analysis (NAMA) market in Asia Pacific, according to a new report by Frost & Sullivan. The report, titled Asia-Pacific Network-based Advanced Malware Analysis (NAMA) Solutions Market, says ...

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    https://securitybrief.asia/story/zscaler-dominating-asia-pacific-cloud-security-market-all-round-growth/5495

    COPACO IS THE FIRST IN EUROPE IBM CONNECTIONS THROUGH ITS OWN CLOUD PLATFORM

    Nov 29, 2016

    Copaco is expanding by today 2tCloud its portfolio with IBM Connections Cloud, a unique integrated set of social business solutions. Copaco is the first IT distributor in Europe to offer IBM's services via a private cloud services delivery platform; a simple and accessible one-stop shop model, s...

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    https://www.copaco.com/copaco-biedt-als-eerste-europa-ibm-connections-eigen-cloud-platform/5441

    IS TERN PLC A SELL? THE STOCK REACHES 52-WEEK LOW TODAY

    Nov 29, 2016

    The stock of Tern PLC (LON:TERN) hit a new 52-week low and has GBX 6.50 target or 7.00% below today’s GBX 6.99 share price. The 8 months bearish chart indicates high risk for the GBX 8.19M company. The 1-year low was reported on Nov, 29 by Barchart.com. If the GBX 6.50 price target is reached,...

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    https://friscofastball.com/2016/11/29/is-tern-plc-a-sell-the-stock-reaches-52-week-low-today/5366

    ANNOUNCING REGIONAL EDGE CACHES FOR AMAZON CLOUDFRONT

    Nov 29, 2016

    Today, we are pleased to announce that Amazon CloudFront has added a new type of edge location called Regional Edge Cache that further improves performance for your viewers. Regional Edge Caches, in addition to improving performance, also help reduce the load on your origin resources, minimizing ope...

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    http://cloudcomrade.com/2016/11/29/announcing-regional-edge-caches-for-amazon-cloudfront/5375

    COMING SOON: AMAZON EC2 C5 INSTANCES, THE NEXT GENERATION OF COMPUTE OPTIMIZED INSTANCES

    Nov 29, 2016

    Amazon EC2 C5 instances are the most powerful Compute Optimized instances and the best price to compute performance in EC2. C5 is the first AWS cloud instance based on Intel’s next-generation Skylake Xeon® processors. They are ideal for compute-intensive workloads like ad serving, scientif...

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    http://cloudcomrade.com/2016/11/29/coming-soon-amazon-ec2-c5-instances-the-next-generation-of-compute-optimized-instances/5376

    ANNOUNCING AWS GREENGRASS, NOW IN LIMITED PREVIEW

    Nov 29, 2016

    AWS Greengrass is software that lets you run local compute, messaging & data caching for connected devices in a secure way. With AWS Greengrass, connected devices can run AWS Lambda functions, keep device data in sync, and communicate with other devices securely – even when not connected t...

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    AWS STORAGE GATEWAY PROVIDES A FILE INTERFACE TO OBJECTS IN YOUR AMAZON S3 BUCKETS

    Nov 28, 2016

    AWS Storage Gateway now provides a virtual on-premises file server, which enables you to store and retrieve Amazon S3 objects through standard file storage protocols. With file gateway, existing applications or devices can use secure and durable cloud storage without needing to be modified.

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    AWS STORAGE GATEWAY PRICE REDUCTIONS

    Nov 28, 2016

    AWS Storage Gateway price reductions

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    MIMECAST NAMED A ‘TOP PLAYER’ IN RADICATI GROUP SECURE EMAIL GATEWAY MARKET QUADRANT 2016

    Nov 28, 2016

    In this report, The Radicati Group offers an in-depth, third-party competitive assessment of the main players in the Secure Email Gateway market. The Radicati analysts evaluated email gateway solutions based on their breadth and depth of functionality, as well as their strategic vision for the futur...


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    MIMECAST APPOINTS CHANNEL DIRECTOR FOR MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA

    Nov 24, 2016

    Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced an executive appointment to strengthen its leadership team. Jason Roos joins Mimecast from Dimension Data, as the new Channel Director and will lead the channel teams in Middle East and Africa.


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    MIMECAST CHIEF SECURITY STRATEGIST SPOKE AT RSA CONFERENCE 2016 ABU DHABI

    Nov 24, 2016

    Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced that its Chief Security Strategist, Steven Malone, spoke at RSA Conference 2016 Abu Dhabi, which took place from 15-16 November 2016 at Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi. Steven Malone discussed how ’91 ...


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    GLOBAL CLOUD XCHANGE ANNOUNCES DEPLOYMENT OF CUMULOUS NETWORK TO BOOST CONNECTIVITY ACROSS THE INDIAN SUB-CONTINENT

    Nov 24, 2016

    Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications (RCOM), today announced the deployment of its Cumulous Network, which will boost connectivity in the seven Indian Capital cities across the Indian sub-continent while providing connectivity between the international gateways in Chen...


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    RACKSPACE BECOMES LATEST CLOUD FIRM TO BUILD FRANKFURT DATA CENTRE

    Nov 24, 2016

    Managed cloud services provider Rackspace has announced it is to open a data centre in Germany, citing the strict data protection laws in the DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) region as key to the move.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2016/nov/24/rackspace-becomes-latest-cloud-firm-build-frankfurt-data-centre/6187

    WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO TERN PLC NEXT? THE STOCK JUST HAS UPPED A LOT

    Nov 24, 2016

    Tern Plc is a United Kingdom-based investment company. The company has a market cap of 8.61 million GBP. The Firm invests in, and develops, private information technology companies in the cloud, Internet of Things and mobile sectors. It has a 1.17 P/E ratio. The Company’s investment portfolio ...

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    IMPORTANT PRICE CHANGES FOR MICROSOFT CUSTOMERS

    Nov 23, 2016

    From 1st January 2017 Microsoft will be introducing important changes to its pricing structures for enterprise software and cloud services.
    In a response to the falling pound, Microsoft will increase its GBP pricing in order to harmonise software and services prices within the EU/EFTA. Regret...

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    NSW GOVDC DEBUTS ONE-STOP SHOP FOR CLOUD SERVICES

    Nov 23, 2016

    NSW’s GovDC team has high hopes for its new cloud-based service catalogue that has just gone live after a speedy eight-week implementation.The team’s chief Derek Paterson was full of superlatives for the portal, which he claims will improve governance and help the system scale to support...

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    EMBRATEL ANNOUNCES AWARD FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY

    Nov 22, 2016

    Embratel announces the achievement of CEEDA (Certified Energy Efficiency in Data Centers) certification, through the CEEDA in Progress energy efficiency label, for the Data Center Lapa, located in São Paulo.


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    BRIGHT COMPUTING ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH BETA IT

    Nov 22, 2016

    Beta IT positions itself at the regional leader for cloud computing, virtualization, and big data center deployments. Its customers have high expectations from Beta IT, demanding maximum throughput and dynamic management of resources, and technology deployments that lead to increased efficiency and ...

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    SQL SERVER ENTERPRISE IS NOW AVAILABLE WITH AMAZON EC2 IN EXPANDED REGIONS

    Nov 22, 2016

    Amazon EC2 now offers SQL Server Enterprise Edition in AWS US West (N. California), South America (Sao Paolo), Asia Pacific (Sydney), Asia Pacific (Seoul), Asia Pacific (Mumbai), Asia Pacific (Singapore), Asia Pacific (Tokyo), EU (Frankfurt), and AWS GovCloud regions running on any instance type wit...

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    http://cloudcomrade.com/2016/11/22/sql-server-enterprise-is-now-available-with-amazon-ec2-in-expanded-regions-and-for-more-instance-types/5273

    CLOUD SECURITY ALLIANCE RELEASES REPORT ON STATE OF CLOUD ADOPTION IN INDIA

    Nov 22, 2016

    The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, successfully hosted its 4th CSA APAC Congress on 22nd-23rd November in Bengaluru, India. This two-day event hos...

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    ORACLE TO BUY DNS, CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE PROVIDER DYN

    Nov 21, 2016

    Oracle plans to acquire internet performance and DNS provider Dyn in an effort to pump up its cloud-based offerings and challenge infrastructure and platform service leaders like Amazon and Microsoft.

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    http://www.pcworld.com/article/3143223/cloud-computing/oracle-to-buy-dns-cloud-infrastructure-provider-dyn.html5614

    ELASTIC LOAD BALANCING SUPPORT FOR REQUEST TRACING

    Nov 21, 2016

    We are pleased to announce support for request tracing, a unique identifier appended to the HTTP header of each request processed by an Application Load Balancer. This allows for each request to be uniquely identified, providing improved monitoring and request-level diagnostics.

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    NOW AVAILABLE: UPDATED AWS BUSINESS AND TECHNICAL ACCREDITATIONS FOR APN PARTNERS

    Nov 21, 2016

    Today we released updated English-language versions of AWS Business Professional and AWS Technical Professional, free and online accreditation courses designed to help APN Partners articulate the benefits of AWS solutions and services. Both courses are available at no cost to APN Partners via the AP...

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    ANNOUNCING THE NEW AWS IOT CONSOLE, AVAILABLE TODAY

    Nov 21, 2016

    Announcing the new AWS IoT console. We have redesigned the AWS IoT management console to make it even easier to use. The management console is the primary tool for interacting with and monitoring AWS IoT. This includes connecting your devices, diving into thing details, finding key resources, and te...

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    AWS CLOUDFORMATION INTRODUCES RESOURCE SPECIFICATIONS, CROSS-STACK REFERENCE UPDATE, AND COVERAGE UPDATES

    Nov 21, 2016

    AWS CloudFormation now publishes a machine-readable specification of the AWS resources and properties it supports. The CloudFormation resource specification file is a JSON-formatted text file that can aid you in template authoring and validation. Visit here to learn more.

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    AMAZON WORKDOCS INCREASES DEFAULT STORAGE TO 1TB, ENHANCES COMMENTING, AND UPDATES SYNC CLIENTS

    Nov 21, 2016

    Today, Amazon WorkDocs released three updates. First, Amazon WorkDocs users will now have a storage quota of 1 TB, increased from 200 GB, at no additional charge. The new storage quota applies to new and existing customers, and for Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon WorkMail customers purchasing Amazon Wo...

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    http://cloudcomrade.com/2016/11/21/amazon-workdocs-increases-default-storage-to-1tb-enhances-commenting-and-updates-sync-clients/5278

    AMAZON S3 & AMAZON GLACIER PRICE DROPS

    Nov 21, 2016

    Today, AWS announced that we are collapsing Amazon S3 price tiers and reducing storage prices across Amazon S3 and Amazon Glacier. We will collapse the number of Amazon S3 price tiers from six to three – 0-50 TB; 50 TB-500 TB; and 500+ TB – making it easier to understand your bill and pr...

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    http://cloudcomrade.com/2016/11/21/amazon-s3-amazon-glacier-price-drops/5279

    DATA CENTER EMBRATEL IS RECOGNIZED AS THE BEST IN BRAZIL

    Nov 21, 2016

    Embratel announces the award of the Data Center Dynamics Awards Brazil 2016 (DCD Awards), in the category "Best Data Center Service Provider". This is the main recognition of the market to identify the best data centers in the country. The initiative highlights the innovation, leadership a...


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    GOOGLE ACQUIRES CLOUD TRAINING STARTUP QWIKLABS, SERVICES WILL REMAIN AVAILABLE

    Nov 21, 2016

    Google today said it has acquired Qwiklabs, a startup that developed commercially available training courses that people could use to become familiar with public cloud infrastructure services. For now, the startup will keep offering credits and selling subscriptions, but clearly Google will be using...

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    http://venturebeat.com/2016/11/21/google-acquires-cloud-training-startup-qwiklabs-services-will-remain-available/5875

    VMWARE NOTES GOOD AND BAD WITH DECENTRALISED IT – AND HOW CLOUD IS DRIVING IT

    Nov 21, 2016

    It’s a discussion which has rumbled on for years; does a centralised or decentralised model of IT work best? According to new research commissioned by VMware, cloud computing has become key to the decentralisation of IT – and while it may ease the pressure in some areas, security, manage...


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    THE CLOUD AND THE CIO – THE CLOUD IS STILL OUT OF CONTROL

    Nov 20, 2016

    With IDC recently predicting that IT infrastructure spending will grow at a CAGR of 15.1% from 2014 to 2019, and given that spending on cloud will be 46% of the entire IT budget – it’s clear that now is the time harness the best that the cloud has to offer.Research commissioned by Fruiti...

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    http://fruitionpartners.com/the-cloud-and-the-cio-the-cloud-is-still-out-of-control/5846

    ACCESS YOUR AMAZON GLACIER DATA IN MINUTES WITH NEW RETRIEVAL OPTIONS

    Nov 20, 2016

    You now have two new options to retrieve data from Amazon Glacier that allows you to access all the archives you need, when you need them, and for a simple, low price. Starting today, you can use Expedited retrievals to access data in 1 – 5 minutes for a flat rate of $0.03 per GB retrieved. Ex...

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    http://cloudcomrade.com/2016/11/21/access-your-amazon-glacier-data-in-minutes-with-new-retrieval-options/5280

    AWS CLOUDTRAIL SUPPORTS S3 DATA EVENTS

    Nov 20, 2016

    AWS CloudTrail now supports Amazon S3 Data Events. You can now record all API actions on S3 Objects and receive detailed information such as the AWS account of the caller, IAM user role of the caller, time of the API call, IP address of the API, and other details. All events are delivered to a S3 bu...

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    ANNOUNCING CLOUDWATCH METRICS PRICE REDUCTION AND NEW VOLUME-BASED PRICING TIERS

    Nov 20, 2016

    We are reducing the base price of CloudWatch Metrics from $0.50 per metric per month to $0.30 per metric per month, a 40% reduction in price. In addition, we are introducing new volume-based tiered pricing with even lower prices per metric, with savings up to 96%.

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    http://cloudcomrade.com/2016/11/20/announcing-cloudwatch-metrics-price-reduction-and-new-volume-based-pricing-tiers/5282

    AMAZON WORKSPACES NOW ALLOWS YOU TO ACCESS YOUR VIRTUAL CLOUD DESKTOP USING CHROME AND FIREFOX

    Nov 18, 2016

    You can now access your Amazon WorkSpaces through Chrome and Firefox web browsers, using a new feature called Amazon WorkSpaces Web Access. Web Access establishes a secure connection to your Amazon WorkSpace from the browser, giving you safe access to your cloud desktop from almost anywhere you can ...

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    http://cloudcomrade.com/2016/11/18/amazon-workspaces-now-allows-you-to-access-your-virtual-cloud-desktop-using-chrome-and-firefox/5283

    AQUILENT NAMED ONE OF FIERCECIO’S “FIERCE 15” CLOUD ADOPTERS

    Nov 18, 2016

    Aquilent, the recognized leading provider of Mobile, Web, Cloud, and Portal solutions shaping the next generation of technology for the federal government, is proud to announce it has been named one of this year’s “Fierce 15” Cloud Adopters by FierceCIO, a digital media publication...

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    http://www.aquilent.com/aquilent-named-one-fiercecios-fierce-15-cloud-adopters/5231

    CLOUD TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION TWICE IN ONE WEEK

    Nov 18, 2016

    Cloud  Technology Solutions has received recognition of its sales and revenue growth twice this week on the national stage. On Tuesday our place in the on the Sunday Times  Tech Track 100 was officially confirmed at a glitzy ceremony in London. The league table, which lists the 100 fastest...

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    DIEBOLD NIXDORF, CYBERA PARTNER ON CLOUD-BASED GAS STATION PLATFORM

    Nov 18, 2016

    Connected commerce provider Diebold Nixdorf and software provider Cybera recently announced that they are partnering to securely connect physical systems and digital operations for gas stations with a unified platform. The Diebold Nixdorf i-Service Station eco-system is an end-to-end solution portfo...

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    RELIANCE COMMUNICATIONS AND GLOBAL CLOUD XCHANGE ANNOUNCE SALE OF YIPES CUSTOMER BASE TO GTT

    Nov 18, 2016

    Reliance Globalcom (“RGSI” dba Global Cloud Xchange), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications (RCOM), today announced the sale of its Yipes customer contracts and certain other related assets to Onyx NewCo LLC, a newly formed Delaware subsidiary of RCOM (“SaleCo”). Simultaneo...


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    NIMBIX & XILINX ACCELERATE FPGA-BASED WORKLOADS IN THE CLOUD

    Nov 17, 2016

    Today Nimbix announced the immediate availability of the Xilinx SDAccel development environment for on-demand development, testing, and deployment of FPGA-accelerated workflows in the Nimbix Cloud, powered by JARVICE. The SDAccel development environment combines the industry’s first architectu...

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    http://insidehpc.com/2016/11/nimbix-teams-with-xilinx-to-expand-fpga-based-workload-acceleration-in-the-cloud/5864

    CLOUDAMIZE FALL '16 RELEASE DELIVERS INDUSTRY’S MOST COMPREHENSIVE CLOUD COMPUTING ANALYTICS PLATFORM

    Nov 17, 2016

    Cloudamize, a leader in cloud computing analytics, today announced it has added two new modules, Migrate and Validate, to its platform, making it the only end-to-end analytics solution to help companies optimize their entire cloud journey, from assessing which public cloud is best for them, to plann...

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    http://www.cloudamize.com/insights/news/cloudamize-fall-16-release-delivers-industrys-most-comprehensive-cloud-computing-analytics-platform5761

    AWS CLOUD FORMATION SUPPORTS AWS SERVERLESS APPLICATION MODEL

    Nov 17, 2016

    You can now provision and manage resources for AWS Lambda-based applications using AWS CloudFormation and the AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM). SAM helps you more effectively model, package, and deploy “serverless” applications which use services like AWS Lambda, Amazon DynamoD...

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    AMAZON EMR NOW SUPPORTS AUTO SCALING AND CONFIGURABLE SCALE DOWN BEHAVIOR

    Nov 17, 2016

    You can now configure policies to automatically add (scale out) and terminate (scale in) nodes in your Amazon EMR cluster. Amazon EMR can programmatically scale out applications like Apache Spark and Apache Hive to utilize additional nodes for increased performance and scale in the number of nodes i...

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    INTRODUCING THE AWS SERVERLESS APPLICATION MODEL

    Nov 17, 2016

    The AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM, previously known as Project Flourish) extends AWS CloudFormation to provide a simplified way of defining the Amazon API Gateway APIs, AWS Lambda functions, and Amazon DynamoDB tables needed by your serverless application.

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    INFORMATICA BIG DATA MANAGEMENT AND POWERCENTER ON THE AWS CLOUD

    Nov 17, 2016

    These latest Quick Starts automatically deploy two products from Informatica, Big Data Management and PowerCenter, on the AWS Cloud. Informatica is an advanced AWS technology partner that provides data integration software and services. The Quick Starts were created by AWS solutions architects in pa...

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    ANNOUNCING THIRD EDGE LOCATION IN HONG KONG FOR AMAZON CLOUDFRONT

    Nov 17, 2016

    We are excited to announce a new edge location in Hong Kong for Amazon CloudFront. Hong Kong now has three edge locations which brings the total number of worldwide edge locations to 65.

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    AMAZON GAMELIFT ADDS ON DEMAND FLEET AND INSTANCE ACCESS

    Nov 17, 2016

    Amazon GameLift is a fully managed service that makes it simple and cost-effective to deploy, operate, and scale session-based multiplayer game servers in the cloud. GameLift has launched a new feature, remote instance access. This feature enables game developers to access fleets and instances in re...

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    TRUSTED ADVISOR ENABLES AUTOMATED ACTIONS AND CUSTOM NOTIFICATIONS

    Nov 17, 2016

    You can now create configurable, rule-based events for notifications and automated actions based on AWS Trusted Advisor’s library of best-practice checks using Amazon CloudWatch Events. With this new integration, you can now more easily build workflows and processes that are triggered by the s...

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    AMAZON CLOUDWATCH ADDS NEW DASHBOARDS WIDGETS

    Nov 16, 2016

    Amazon CloudWatch announces the availability of two new Dashboards widgets that provides additional data visualization options for CloudWatch Metrics. The Number widget is a view of the latest data-point of the metric giving customers a “glance-able” update to understand the state of a r...

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    AWS SERVICE CATALOG ADMINISTRATOR API SET NOW AVAILABLE

    Nov 16, 2016

    Starting today, IT Administrators, IT Asset managers and Central Cloud teams can integrate with AWS Service Catalog administrator actions using the AWS API and CLI. Previously, you could setup AWS Service Catalog products and portfolios only through the AWS Management Console.`

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    ELASTIC LOAD BALANCING: SUPPORT FOR CLOUDWATCH PERCENTILE METRICS

    Nov 16, 2016

    We are pleased to announce that Elastic Load Balancing now supports percentile metrics, providing customers with improved visibility into the performance of their applications.

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    AMAZON CLOUDWATCH ADDS SUPPORT FOR PERCENTILES

    Nov 16, 2016

    Amazon CloudWatch announced support for percentiles on CloudWatch Metrics. This new capability allows customers to visualize and alarm on any percentile of an AWS or custom metric.

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    ROCKET SOFTWARE INTEGRATES NEW LANGUAGES INTO PLATFORM

    Nov 16, 2016

    With Rocket Software’s latest release of the Discover platform the company is integrating more languages such as Python and other popular tools to manage MultiValue data.“What is it that we need to allow our partners and our direct end users to expand their talent pool and be able to bri...

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    SYMANTEC CITED AS A LEADER IN CLOUD SECURITY GATEWAYS BY INDEPENDENT RESEARCH FIRM

    Nov 16, 2016

    The Forrester Wave: Cloud Security Gateways, Q4 2016 provides security and risk professionals with evaluations of most significant cloud security gateway (CSG) providers along with an overview of the current market for CSG. As companies continue to move their data to the cloud, it is critical that o...

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    MULESOFT NAMED TO DELOITTE’S 2016 TECHNOLOGY FAST 500™ FOR THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

    Nov 16, 2016

    MuleSoft, the leading platform for building application networks, today announced it has been recognized for the fourth consecutive year on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in ...


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    GOOGLE BEEFS UP CLOUD MACHINE LEARNING OFFERINGS WITH NEW GROUPS AND APIS

    Nov 16, 2016

    Google has been pushing the message of machine learning as it aims to tempt more customers onto its cloud – and this push continues with the launch of a new group focused on delivering cloud-based machine learning solutions to businesses, as well as a new API.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2016/nov/16/google-beefs-cloud-machine-learning-offerings-new-groups-and-apis/6189

    HOW CLOUD IAM IS DRIVEN BY THE NEED FOR SECURE AND ROBUST ENTERPRISE GOVERNANCE

    Nov 15, 2016

    The emergence of the Internet has given birth to a number of cloud-based technologies and services to cater to a wide audience.


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    BIRST INTRODUCES NETWORKED BI AND ANALYTICS PLATFORM AS A FEDRAMP SAAS COMPLIANT CLOUD SERVICE FOR U.S. GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

    Nov 15, 2016

    Birst, the global leader in Cloud BI and Analytics for the Enterprise, today announced that the Birst Networked BI and Analytics platform is now available as a FedRAMP Authorized cloud service through Project Hosts’ Federal Private Cloud.


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    CLOUD SECURITY ALLIANCE LAUNCHES CROWDFUNDED CLOUD SECURITY MANAGEMENT SOLUTION

    Nov 15, 2016

    The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, today announced the launch of its new STARWatch application, a Software as a Service (SaaS) application designe...

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    MICROSOFT GOES OPEN SOURCE NATIVE WITH PIVOTAL CLOUD FOUNDRY

    Nov 15, 2016

    Pivotal Cloud Foundry has landed in Microsoft Azure so that customers will be able to run cloud-native Java and .Net applications. Although support for Cloud Foundry was already available on Azure, revealed last May, the latest move will see Pivotal’s Cloud Foundry platform running natively on...

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    ZSCALER LAUNCHES CLOUD SECURITY PLATFORM

    Nov 15, 2016

    With its Internet security platform, Zscaler provides access to the Internet and corporate network using a single platform. This platform all-in-one provides secure Internet access by combining Web security modules (Web Security), protection against persistent threats (Advanced Threat Protection - A...

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    WORLD’S LARGEST ORGANIZATIONS DEPEND ON APPDYNAMICS INTEGRATED WITH MICROSOFT’S CLOUD PLATFORM TO PROPEL DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

    Nov 15, 2016

    AppDynamics, a leading application intelligence company, announced today advanced support for monitoring digital businesses in real-time in hybrid cloud environments built using Microsoft Azure, which is available viaAppDynamics Exchange.The world’s largest enterprises can accelerate their dig...

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    CISCO HAS DEPLOYED A NEW CLOUD FOR SMART CITIES

    Nov 15, 2016

    Cisco recently announced that it's launching a cloud service for smart city solutions, according to VentureBeat.

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    ROCKET TEAMS WITH FRAMINGHAM STATE UNIVERSITY TO OFFER MAINFRAME DEGREE

    Nov 15, 2016

    Rocket Software is proud to continue its efforts with Framingham State University to offer students a minor degree in Enterprise Systems and a five-course Enterprise Systems Certificate Program. Mainframe industry professionals developed the minor and certificate programs and will also teach the cou...

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    AWS CLOUDTRAIL NOW TRACKS CROSS-ACCOUNT ACTIVITY TO ITS ORIGIN

    Nov 15, 2016

    You can use AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) roles and AWS Security Token Service (STS) to set up cross-account access between AWS accounts. When you assume an IAM role in another AWS account to obtain cross-account access to services and resources in that account, AWS CloudTrail logs the cr...

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    ANNOUNCING REGIONAL EXPANSION OF AMAZON EC2 P2 INSTANCES

    Nov 15, 2016

    Amazon EC2 P2 instances are now available in AWS GovCloud (US) Region.To learn more about these instance types, visit the Amazon EC2 Instance Types page, the Amazon EC2 User Guide’s section on Instance Types, or the Amazon EC2 Pricing page.

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    http://cloudcomrade.com/2016/11/15/announcing-regional-expansion-of-amazon-ec2-p2-instances/5296

    AUTOMATE AMAZON KINESIS STREAMS SCALING AND SHARD LIMIT MONITORING USING NEW APIS

    Nov 15, 2016

    Amazon Kinesis Streams enables you to capture, store, and analyze terabytes of data per hour from clickstreams, financial transactions, social media feeds, and more. Starting today, you can use the new UpdateShardCount API to scale your streams up and down automatically to match your data volume and...

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    http://cloudcomrade.com/2016/11/15/automate-amazon-kinesis-streams-scaling-and-shard-limit-monitoring-using-new-apis/5297

    AMAZON QUICKSIGHT NOW GENERALLY AVAILABLE

    Nov 14, 2016

    Amazon QuickSight is now generally available for all customers. At 1/10th the cost of traditional BI solutions, QuickSight is a fast, cloud-powered business analytics service that makes it easy for you to build visualizations, perform ad-hoc analysis, and quickly get business insights from your data...

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    http://cloudcomrade.com/2016/11/14/amazon-quicksight-now-generally-available/5298

    AMAZON ROUTE 53 ANNOUNCES SELF SERVICE TOOL TO ASSOCIATE AMAZON VPCS AND PRIVATE HOSTED ZONES

    Nov 14, 2016

    You can now use Amazon Route 53, AWS’s highly available and scalable DNS service, to easily manage association of Amazon VPCs and private hosted zones that you create with different AWS accounts with the same simplicity, security, and effectiveness that Route 53 already provides for VPC to Pri...

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    AMAZON WORKSPACES INTRODUCES NEW GRAPHICS BUNDLES

    Nov 14, 2016

    Today we announced the availability of Amazon WorkSpaces Graphics bundles. These new bundles offer a virtual cloud desktop which includes a high-end GPU that supports engineering, design, and architectural applications. Amazon WorkSpaces Graphics bundles apply the same benefits of security, economic...

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    LONG VIEW NAMED A MAJOR PLAYER IN DATA CENTRE OPERATIONS AND MANAGEMENT BY THE IDC MARKETSCAPE

    Nov 14, 2016

    Long View, one of North America’s largest providers of managed IT services, is pleased to announce that it has been named a Major Player in the IDC MarketScape: Canadian Data Centre Operations and Management 2016 Vendor Assessment (doc #CA40622416, October 2016). The IDC MarketScape vendor ana...

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    ZYNSTRA ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF ITS GLOBAL AGREEMENT WITH HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE

    Nov 14, 2016

    Zynstra, the pioneer in Cloud Managed Servers, announced today that it has extended its relationship with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE).  Zynstra’s virtualisation and cloud management software will now be integrated into HPE’s new ProLiant Easy Connect ML110 Managed Hybrid Server...

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    http://www.zynstra.com/company/news-event/zynstra-announces-expansion-of-its-global-agreement-with-hewlett-packard-enterprise-2/5317

    SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS TO ACQUIRE HARMAN, ACCELERATING GROWTH IN AUTOMOTIVE AND CONNECTED TECHNOLOGIES

    Nov 14, 2016

    Samsung Electronics (KRX: 005930) (“Samsung”) and Harman International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE: HAR) (“HARMAN”) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Samsung will acquire HARMAN for $112.00 per share in cash, or total equity val...

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    http://news.harman.com/releases/samsung-electronics-to-acquire-harman-accelerating-growth-in-automotive-and-connected-technologies5392

    ERICSSON AND CISCO PARTNERSHIP FOR IOT, 5G AND CLOUD INNOVATIONS

    Nov 14, 2016

    Ericsson and Cisco have announced a global business and technology partnership to create the networks of the future. The multi-faceted relationship will offer customers expertise on routing, data center, networking, cloud, mobility, management and control, and global services capabilities. The compa...

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    CLOUD-NATIVE APPS WILL DOMINATE BY 2020

    Nov 14, 2016

    Big data, IoT, and other applications are changing cloud computing, according to Cisco's sixth annual Global Cloud Computing Index. The report finds that cloud traffic will represent 92% of all data center traffic by 2020, and that companies will build 485 hyperscale data centers in the next thr...

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    http://www.informationweek.com/cloud/cisco-cloud-native-apps-will-dominate-by-2020/d/d-id/13274655465

    CISCO NAMES 10 CITIES USING ITS CLOUD-BASED SMART SERVICE

    Nov 14, 2016

    Cisco, which has promoted its smart city technologies for more than two years, today announced that 10 cities, including Paris and Copenhagen, are using its cloud-based service to connect to traffic, parking and environmental sensors in real time.

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    http://www.computerworld.com/article/3141452/internet-of-things/cisco-names-10-cities-using-its-cloud-based-smart-service.html5466

    CISCO: CLOUD-NATIVE APPS WILL DOMINATE BY 2020

    Nov 14, 2016

    By 2020, the internet of things (IoT), analytics, and database applications will make up 22% of all business workloads in cloud data centers, an increase from the 20% businesses saw in 2015. These big data applications will most likely be "cloud-native," or designed to run in the cloud, an...

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    http://www.informationweek.com/cloud/cisco-cloud-native-apps-will-dominate-by-2020/d/d-id/13274655620

    8X8 ANNOUNCES NEXT GENERATION GLOBAL CHANNEL PROGRAM TO DRIVE WIDESPREAD ADOPTION OF CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS IN THE ENTERPRISE

    Nov 14, 2016

    The leading provider of global Enterprise Communications as a Service (ECaaS), today announced the next generation of its international channel program, Channel 2.0. The program is designed to enable 8x8 partners to accelerate growth by taking full advantage of the industry shift from product-based ...

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    8X8 AND TELARUS PARTNER TO BRING ENTERPRISE-GRADE CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS TO CUSTOMERS WORLDWIDE

    Nov 14, 2016

    The leading provider of global Enterprise Communications as a Service (ECaaS), and Telarus, Inc., a Master Agent and owner of VXSuite™ and national distributor of voice, data and cloud infrastructure services, today announced a partnership to bring enterprise-grade cloud communications to busi...

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    CISCO ARGUES GLOBAL CLOUD TRAFFIC TO HIT 14 ZB BY 2020 IN LATEST STUDY

    Nov 14, 2016

    It’s that time of year again: Cisco has released its latest cloud index survey, and the numbers keep getting bigger. This time, global cloud traffic is predicted to rise from 3.9 zettabytes (ZB) per year in 2015, to 14.1 ZB per year by 2020, assisted by greater data centre virtualisation and i...


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    HASHICORP CONSUL AND VAULT ON THE AWS CLOUD: QUICK START REFERENCE DEPLOYMENTS

    Nov 13, 2016

    These two new Quick Starts automatically deploy Consul and Vault, which are two popular DevOps tools from HashiCorp, Inc., on the AWS Cloud. The Quick Starts were created by AWS solutions architects in partnership with HashiCorp, to integrate solutions and services from both companies.

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    http://cloudcomrade.com/2016/11/13/hashicorp-consul-and-vault-on-the-aws-cloud-quick-start-reference-deployments/5301

    INTRODUCING CLOUDWATCH EVENTS FOR AMAZON EBS SNAPSHOTS

    Nov 13, 2016

    Starting today, you can monitor and automate action on your Amazon EBS snapshots using Amazon CloudWatch Events. CloudWatch Events provide a stream of events describing changes to your AWS resources. EBS CloudWatch Events fire when a snapshot completes or when a snapshot has been shared with you. Th...

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    AGILISYS TO EXAMINE NEXT FRONTIER OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY IN THE DELIVERY OF CUSTOMER SERVICE

    Nov 11, 2016

    Martin Hill-Wilson, global authority on social customer service and the founder of Brainfood Consulting, is leading a customer service event hosted by Agilisys, digital technology specialist, to share his expertise with industry leaders in the public sector.The event ‘Customer Service for Publ...

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    HOW TO BECOME A DAAS SERVICE PROVIDER

    Nov 11, 2016

    Virtual desktop and cloud computing technologies have brought about the ability for IT to offer Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) rather than running a desktop on a dedicated computer. In a DaaS environment, productivity applications, user personalization, and security run on a virtual server while access...

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    http://www.parallels.com/blogs/ras/daas-service-provider/5417

    ACHIEVE IT BUSINESS CONTINUITY | APPLICATION DELIVERY

    Nov 10, 2016

    In today’s highly competitive IT world, IT business continuity is a key element to keep businesses competitive. With the cloud revolution, businesses are now able to centrally host resources so they are accessible by any remote device 24/7. In the cloud environment, business continuity becomes...

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    http://www.parallels.com/blogs/ras/it-business-continuity/5418

    TOP 25 MUST-READ CLOUD COMPUTING BLOGS

    Nov 10, 2016

    Cloud technology is evolving at rapid-fire speed, as evidenced by the investments behind the industry. Worldwide spending on cloud services is projected to grow from $70B in 2015 to an estimated $141B in 2019.

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    http://www.cloudcruiser.com/media/top-25-must-read-cloud-computing-blogs/5429

    HARMAN ANNOUNCES AUTOMATED UI DEVELOPMENT SUITE

    Nov 10, 2016

    HARMAN (NYSE: HAR), the premier connected technologies company for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, announced today its automated UI development suite for the automotive industry, enabling automakers to seamlessly create connected, multi-screen and secure In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) sy...

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    http://services.harman.com/news/harman-announces-automated-ui-development-suite5393

    AMAZON KINESIS STREAMS CONSOLE NOW SUPPORTS CONFIGURING DATA RETENTION AND SHARD LEVEL METRICS

    Nov 10, 2016

    Amazon Kinesis Streams enables you to build custom applications that process or analyze streaming data for specialized needs. We have added new functionality to the Amazon Kinesis Streams management console and made it easier to use. You can now choose a custom data retention period between 1 to 7 d...

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    http://cloudcomrade.com/2016/11/10/amazon-kinesis-streams-console-now-supports-configuring-data-retention-and-shard-level-metrics/5303

    ANNOUNCING OUR FOURTH EDGE LOCATION IN JAPAN FOR AMAZON CLOUDFRONT

    Nov 10, 2016

    We are excited to announce a new edge location in Tokyo, Japan for Amazon CloudFront. This is the third edge location for Tokyo and fourth in Japan which brings the total number of worldwide edge locations to 64.

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    http://cloudcomrade.com/2016/11/10/announcing-our-fourth-edge-location-in-japan-for-amazon-cloudfront/5304

    AWS SNOWBALL NOW A HIPAA-ELIGIBLE SERVICE

    Nov 10, 2016

    AWS has expanded its HIPAA compliance program to include AWS Snowball. With the addition of Snowball, you can now transfer large amounts of data, including Protected Health Information (PHI), into and out of AWS in a secure and cost-effective manner. Snowball addresses common challenges with large-s...

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    http://cloudcomrade.com/2016/11/10/aws-snowball-now-a-hipaa-eligible-service/5305

    CISCO: CLOUD TRAFFIC TO QUADRUPLE BY 2020 (CSCO)

    Nov 10, 2016

    Legacy networking IT company Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) today released its sixth-annual report titled “Cisco Global Cloud Index (2015-2020).” The report provides projections for data center and cloud traffic growth, as well as virtualization trends. The findings reflect an impressive adop...

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    http://www.investopedia.com/news/cisco-cloud-traffic-quadruple-2020-csco/5629

    VIAWEST WINS COMPANY OF THE YEAR FROM COLORADO TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION

    Nov 10, 2016

    ViaWest was named Company of the Year at the 16th Annual APEX Awards hosted by the Colorado Technology Association. CEO Nancy Phillips also was nominated for CEO of the Year.The Company of the Year award recognizes the company that has demonstrated notable growth, leadership and technological innova...

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    SIEMENS DEPLOYS SYNCPLICITY FOR GLOBAL FILE SHARING ON PRIVATE CLOUD

    Nov 10, 2016

    Industrial giant Siemens has deployed secure file sharing across its Atos-based enterprise private cloud, powered by EMC and Syncplicity file synchronisation.Speaking to Computer Weekly at the Gartner Symposium in Barcelona, Frederik Janssen, an IT director responsible for management IT infrastructu...

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    EPLDT, MICROSOFT ADVOCATE CLOUD PRODUCTIVITY IN SOUTH LUZON

    Nov 09, 2016

    Empowering IT industry leaders through cloud technology. IT experts in South Luzon attend ePLDT, Inc.’s recently concluded ‘Reinventing Productivity in the New World of Work’ event at the Seda Hotel in Nuvali, Sta. Rosa, Laguna. In partnership with Microsoft Philippines and PLDT AL...

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    SERENOVA NAMES KEITH GENEVA AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

    Nov 09, 2016

    Serenova, formerly LiveOps Cloud, a leading contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) provider, announced that the company has hired Keith Geneva as chief financial officer (CFO). As Serenova experiences record growth and increasing demand for its CCaaS software, Geneva’s strong record of scaling co...


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    ORACLE COMPLETES $9.3BN NETSUITE DEAL AFTER BUMP IN ROAD

    Nov 09, 2016

    Oracle has announced the completion of cloud ERP software provider NetSuite for $9.3 billion after shareholders approved the transaction.


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    AVANADE APPOINTS JUDSON ALTHOFF TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    Nov 09, 2016

    Avanade, the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences, announced that Judson Althoff, executive vice president of Microsoft’s Worldwide Commercial Business organization, has joined its board of directors.

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    SYNNEX ADDS SYMANTEC ENDPOINT PROTECTION CLOUD TO PORTFOLIO

    Nov 09, 2016

    SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE:  SNX), a leading Technology Solutions distributor, announced that its solution providers are now able to source the complete line of Symantec cyber defense products across all vertical markets, platforms and buying programs with the addition of Symantec Endpoint Protec...

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    APPDYNAMICS IS NAMED TO FIRST-EVER FORBES 2016 WORLD’S BEST 100 CLOUD COMPANIES LIST, RECOGNIZED IN TOP 10

    Nov 09, 2016

    “It’s such an honor to be recognized by Forbes on its list of the top private cloud companies,” said David Wadhwani, president and CEO, AppDynamics. “And this acknowledgment is particularly rewarding because the judges are from leading public companies.” Every company n...

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    BURST BUCKET METRIC NOW AVAILABLE FOR AMAZON EBS GENERAL PURPOSE SSD (GP2) VOLUMES

    Nov 09, 2016

    You can now monitor the burst-bucket performance and ensure you have the right volume size for Amazon EBS General Purpose SSD (gp2) volumes using Amazon CloudWatch. Amazon EBS gp2 volumes have the ability to burst to 3,000 IOPS for extended periods of time for workloads that need to burst beyond the...

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    http://cloudcomrade.com/2016/11/09/burst-bucket-metric-now-available-for-amazon-ebs-general-purpose-ssd-gp2-volumes/5306

    GET PRODUCTIVITY GAINS WITH A MOBILE WORKFORCE SOLUTION

    Nov 09, 2016

    The mobile revolution along with cloud technology has changed the definition of an office, transforming it from a location-based entity into a virtual office with mobile workforce. According to IDC, the US mobile workforce population amounted to 96.2 million in 2015. It is expected to touch 105.4 mi...

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    AWS MOBILE HUB ANNOUNCES THREE NEW FEATURES

    Nov 08, 2016

    Today we are announcing three new features for AWS Mobile Hub that simplify developing secure mobile apps on AWS.

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    “RIGID, CONFUSED AND COMPLEX” INFRASTRUCTURE LEADS TO EMPLOYEE COLLABORATION ISSUES

    Nov 08, 2016

    Even though the majority of respondents in a survey released by Oracle say collaboration between business and IT is key for an enterprise cloud model to succeed, a plethora of barriers remain.


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    HOW THE CLOUD SERVICE ECONOMY AND VERTICAL SAAS IS OPENING UP HUGE BENEFITS FOR BANKS

    Nov 08, 2016

    Regulatory and security burdens are no longer the barriers to cloud adoption that they used to be for the financial sector – and vertical software as a service (SaaS) is now making the leap a true no-brainer.


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    SERENOVA NAMED A CHALLENGER IN GARTNER 2016 MAGIC QUADRANT FOR CONTACT CENTER AS A SERVICE, NORTH AMERICA

    Nov 07, 2016

    Serenova, formerly LiveOps Cloud, a leading contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) provider, today took another step forward in its evolution. The company has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. – the world's leading information technology research and advisory company – as a Challenger in...


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    XILINX DEMONSTRATES RECONFIGURABLE ACCELERATION FOR CLOUD SCALE APPLICATIONS AT SC16

    Nov 07, 2016

    SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced it will demonstrate reconfigurable acceleration for cloud scale applications at SC16. Through a series of demonstrations and presentations, Xilinx and its ecosystem will highlight how Xilinx® All Programma...

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    ORACLE ON TRACK TO ACQUIRE NETSUITE, A CLOUD STORAGE COMPANY

    Nov 06, 2016

    The software giant Oracle said that its proposed $9.3 billion acquisition of the cloud storage company NetSuite would move forward, after more than half of eligible NetSuite shareholders backed the bid.

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    CI/CD PIPELINE FOR MICROSOFT WINDOWS ON THE AWS CLOUD: QUICK START REFERENCE DEPLOYMENT

    Nov 06, 2016

    This new Quick Start automates the deployment of a continuous integration / continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline on AWS. It uses standard Microsoft Windows technologies such as Microsoft Build Engine (MSBuild), Internet Information Services (IIS), Windows PowerShell, and .NET Framework in combinatio...

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    http://cloudcomrade.com/2016/11/06/cicd-pipeline-for-microsoft-windows-on-the-aws-cloud-quick-start-reference-deployment/5308

    CLOUDWATCH RELEASES THE ABILITY TO PIVOT FROM METRICS TO LOGS

    Nov 06, 2016

    Amazon CloudWatch announces the availability of “Metrics to Logs” – a feature that helps customers pivot from a high level view of system or application behavior in a graph to the specific log events that caused the behavior. This complements the existing ability to extract aggrega...

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    TRANSFORMING CARE SERVICES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

    Nov 04, 2016

    Earlier this week Agilisys attended the National Children and Adult Services Conference, which was held at Manchester central. The conference was organised by the Association of Directors of Social Services (ADASS), the Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS) and the Local Gover...

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    FUTURE DECODED 2016 TECH DAY – A ROADMAP TO THE FUTURE BASED ON THE REALITY OF TODAY

    Nov 04, 2016

    “Providing a roadmap to the future that is anchored in the reality of what a developer or IT professional can achieve today,” was the theme for Microsoft’s Future Decoded 2016 Tech Day on Wednesday 2 November, attended by 4,000+ visitors. A focus on the development of increasingly ...

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    COVISINT CORPORATION (COVS) DROPS 9.09% ON NOVEMBER 04

    Nov 04, 2016

    Covisint Corporation (COVS) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Friday November 04 as the stock slid 9.09% to $2.00, a loss of $-0.2 per share. Starting at an opening price of $2.10 a share, the stock traded between $2.00 and $2.15 over the course of the trading day.

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    PARTNER PERSPECTIVE - UNCOVERING THE ART OF SUCCESSFUL CLOUD MIGRATIONS...

    Nov 03, 2016

    Consumer demands for better experiences, particularly through digital channels, are placing strain on traditional operational models.According to Fronde chief technology officer, James Valentine, this is forcing organisations to adapt faster, driving them to adopt the rapid provisioning and scaling ...

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    CLOUD NETWORKING ADOPTION DRIVES RECORD EARNINGS AND CUMULATIVE SHIPMENTS OF 10 MILLION CLOUD NETWORKING PORTS

    Nov 03, 2016

    Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE: ANET), an industry leader in software-driven cloud networking solutions for large data center and computing environments, today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2016. "I am pleased with our record Q3 2016 earnings and our cumulat...

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    https://www.arista.com/en/company/news/press-release/1755-pr-201610035129

    COVISINT CORPORATION ANNOUNCES SECOND QUARTER FISCAL 2017 FINANCIAL RESULTS

    Nov 03, 2016

    Covisint Corporation (Nasdaq:COVS), the leading Cloud Platform for building Identity and Internet of Things (IoT) applications, today announced financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2017, which ended September 30, 2016.

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    GLOBAL SOFTWARE LEADER CHOOSES QTS CHICAGO FOR HIGH DENSITY SOLUTION SUPPORTING NEW CLOUD DELIVERY MODEL

    Nov 03, 2016

    QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), an international provider of data center, managed hosting and cloud services, today announced details of an anchor tenant agreement in its new 317,000 square foot mega data center in Chicago previously disclosed on October 25.

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    8X8, CCNG: CONTACT CENTERS ARE MOVING TO THE CLOUD

    Nov 03, 2016

    More than 70 percent of contact centers have moved to the cloud or are planning to do so, according to a new study.A survey of 154 contact-center companies conducted by 8x8 and CCNG found that more than half (53 percent) have at least partially transitioned to the cloud, with an additional 20 percen...

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    NEW RESEARCH SHOWS THE INEVITABILITY OF CLOUD IN CONTACT CENTERS WITH THREE QUARTERS OF COMPANIES HAVING ADOPTED

    Nov 03, 2016

    The leading provider of global Enterprise Communications as a Service (ECaaS), today released the findings of a survey, conducted in partnership with the CCNG Contact Center & Customer Care Industry Professional Network, that suggests cloud-based contact center technologies are gaining strong mo...

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    MIMECAST STRENGTHENS LEADERSHIP TEAM WITH APPOINTMENT OF TWO SENIOR EXECUTIVES

    Nov 03, 2016

    Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced two new executive appointments helping to strengthen its leadership team. Dino DiMarino joins Mimecast from cybersecurity firm, RSA, as the new Senior Vice President of Sales and will lead the sales and chann...


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    https://www.mimecast.com/resources/press-releases/Dates/2016/11/new-hire-dimarino--nault/6022

    CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY TWILIO'S FUTURE STILL APPEARS BLEAK

    Nov 02, 2016

    Once described as the future of cloud computing, Twilio (TWLO) is a pale shadow of its former self.Shares of the company, whose cloud-based platform connects individual applications to users' phone numbers, have seen a massive plunge, with as much as 47.55% value eroded in just a month.A combina...

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    https://www.thestreet.com/story/13874988/1/cloud-communications-company-twilio-s-future-still-appears-bleak.html5793

    CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY TWILIO'S FUTURE STILL APPEARS BLEAK

    Nov 02, 2016

    Once described as the future of cloud computing, Twilio (TWLO) is a pale shadow of its former self.Shares of the company, whose cloud-based platform connects individual applications to users' phone numbers, have seen a massive plunge, with as much as 47.55% value eroded in just a month.A combina...

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    https://www.thestreet.com/story/13874988/1/cloud-communications-company-twilio-s-future-still-appears-bleak.html5794

    ROCKET SOFTWARE INCREASES VALUE OF MULTIVALUE-BASED APPLICATIONS WITH NEW BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE TOOLS

    Nov 02, 2016

    Rocket Software today announced the general availability of Rocket® Discover 1.6, the self-service Business Intelligence (BI) solution custom-built to provide the deep insights MultiValue(MV) customers want without having to rewrite their applications. With its native interface to Rocket D3, Uni...

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    CONTINUOUSLY DELIVER CHANGES TO AWS CLOUDFORMATION STACKS WITH AWS CODEPIPELINE

    Nov 02, 2016

    You can now apply continuous delivery practices to your AWS CloudFormation stacks using AWS CodePipeline. AWS CodePipeline is a continuous delivery service for fast and reliable application and infrastructure updates. CodePipeline builds, tests, and deploys your code every time there is a code chang...

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    AWS CODEPIPELINE INTRODUCES AWS CLOUDFORMATION DEPLOYMENT ACTION

    Nov 02, 2016

    You can now choose AWS CloudFormation as a deployment action in your release workflows built using AWS CodePipeline. This allows you to build, test, and deploy AWS infrastructure changes modeled as CloudFormation templates. CloudFormation gives developers and systems administrators an easy way to cr...

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    AWS DIRECTORY SERVICE FOR MICROSOFT ACTIVE DIRECTORY (ENTERPRISE EDITION) IS NOW AVAILABLE IN THE US

    Nov 02, 2016

    AWS Directory Service for Microsoft Active Directory (Enterprise Edition), also known as Microsoft AD, is now available in the US East (Ohio) Region. This makes it possible for you to use an AWS fully managed Active Directory in the cloud. Among the use cases supported by Microsoft AD, you can.q

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    CISCO UNVEILS NEXT-GEN SECURED STORAGE SERVER, CLOUD SUITE

    Nov 02, 2016

    SAN FRANCISCO: In a bid to help enterprises accelerate smooth transition to active data and optimise hybrid cloud software adoption, Cisco has introduced UCS S-Series -- a new storage-optimised server with state-of-the-art data protection solutions.

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    CLOUD SECURITY FOR SMES FROM THE TELEKOM

    Nov 01, 2016

    InternetProtect Pro was developed by the Telekom in cooperation with the partner Zscaler and is a service from the cloud. The solution combines security applications for URL filtering, antivirus protection, malware protection, content-based scanning, threat assessment, and protection against unknown...

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    http://www.security-insider.de/cloud-security-fuer-kmu-von-der-telekom-a-555403/5498

    ZSCALER AND CARAHSOFT JOIN FORCES TO BRING LEADING CLOUD SECURITY SOLUTION TO THE PUBLIC SECTOR VIA GSA SCHEDULE

    Nov 01, 2016

    Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, today extends its existing partnership with Zscaler®, the leading cloud security platform, to bring simple, scalable cloud security as a service to organizations in the public sector. Under the agreement, Carahsoft will se...

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    https://www.zscaler.com/press/zscaler-and-carahsoft-join-forces-bring-leading-cloud-security-solution-public-sector-gsa-schedule5742

    MIMECAST NAMED ONE OF THE HIGHEST-RATED PUBLIC CLOUD COMPUTING COMPANIES TO WORK FOR

    Nov 01, 2016

    Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, was recognized as one of the 25 Highest Rated Public Cloud Computing Companies To Work For in a new list released by Battery Ventures, a global investment firm, and Glassdoor, the world’s most transparent jobs and recr...

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    https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2016/11/01/885178/0/en/Mimecast-Named-One-of-the-Highest-Rated-Public-Cloud-Computing-Companies-to-Work-For.htm5746

    AMAZON SES NOW PROVIDES FINE-GRAINED EMAIL SENDING METRICS

    Nov 01, 2016

    Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) now enables you to track your bounce, complaint, sent, and rejected email metrics with fine-grained granularity. Previously, Amazon SES provided your email sending metrics at an AWS account level. Now, you can access your metrics based on characteristics you ...

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    http://cloudcomrade.com/2016/11/01/amazon-ses-now-provides-fine-grained-email-sending-metrics/5313

    ROCKET SOFTWARE RELEASES UPDATED VERSION OF ITS BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE PLATFORM

    Nov 01, 2016

    Rocket Software is releasing an enhanced version of its Discover platform, boosting the self-service business intelligence platform for MultiValue customers.Rocket Discover 1.6, with its native interface to Rocket D3, UniVerse and UniData databases, will enable business users to connect to MV data s...

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    VIAWEST’S APPLIEDTRUST DESIGNATED HITRUST CSF ASSESSOR

    Nov 01, 2016

    Illustrating leadership in healthcare IT security, risk and compliance consulting, AppliedTrust, a ViaWest company, announced today that it has been designated as a HITRUST CSF Assessor. As a HITRUST CSF Assessor, AppliedTrust is approved by HITRUST to evaluate and certify organizations according to...

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    https://www.viawest.com/newsroom/viawest%E2%80%99s-appliedtrust-designated-hitrust-csf-assessor5123

    CLOUDIAN SECURES $41M FOR HYBRID CLOUD OBJECT STORAGE

    Nov 01, 2016

    Silicon Valley object storage company Cloudian has secured $41M in funding to drive the creation of its hybrid cloud object storage platform. The Cloudian HyperStore, launched in 2011, provides fully scalable S3 rated object storage. New money raised will be used to expand innovation, sales and inte...

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    https://thestack.com/cloud/2016/11/01/cloudian-secures-41m-for-hybrid-cloud-object-storage/5835

    CLOUDIAN INTEGRATING WITH NEW GOOGLE CLOUD STORAGE COLDLINE

    Nov 01, 2016

    Cloudian, Inc., the leading provider of hybrid cloud object storage systems, today announced integration with the new Google Cloud Storage Coldline, a just-released service designed for long-term cloud archival storage service. Cloudian storage systems facilitate seamless hybrid cloud storage with C...

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    MULESOFT NAMED A LEADER IN THE 2016 GARTNER MAGIC QUADRANT FOR FULL LIFE CYCLE API MANAGEMENT

    Nov 01, 2016

    MuleSoft, provider of the leading platform for building application networks, today announced that Gartner has named MuleSoft a Leader in its Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management for the second consecutive year. MuleSoft has also been named a Leader three years running in Gartner's ...


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    CONSOLIDATION IN THE SECURITY MARKET: HOW WORKPLACE TRENDS ARE SHAKING UP CYBER SECURITY

    Nov 01, 2016

    In the past year, the Internet security market has seen several high-profile mergers and acquisitions.


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    HOW TO THRIVE IN A HYBRID CLOUD WORLD: DATA GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT BEST PRACTICE

    Nov 01, 2016

    The vast majority of companies who are moving to cloud applications also have a significant current investment in on-premise operational applications and on-premise capabilities around data warehousing, business intelligence and analytics.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2016/nov/01/how-thrive-hybrid-cloud-world-data-governance-and-management/6218

    NO CHANGE HERE: AWS CONTINUES TO DOMINATE PUBLIC IAAS AND PAAS MARKETS

    Oct 31, 2016

    Another quarter, another period of dominance for Amazon Web Services (AWS) in public cloud IaaS – according to the latest analysis from Synergy Research.


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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2016/oct/31/no-change-here-aws-continues-dominate-public-iaas-and-paas-markets/6219

    AGENTLESS VS. AGENT-BASED CLOUD ARCHITECTURES: WHY DOES IT MATTER?

    Oct 31, 2016

    In the world of security, monitoring and analytics solutions for IaaS cloud, there’s a lot of discussion and debate about agent-based vs. agentless service architectures.


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    SWIFT WEB APPLICATIONS ON THE AWS CLOUD: QUICK START REFERENCE DEPLOYMENT

    Oct 31, 2016

    This new Quick Start helps you deploy web applications written with the Swift programming language on the AWS Cloud.

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    INTRODUCING NEW AMAZON LINUX CONTAINER IMAGE FOR CLOUD AND ON-PREMISES WORKLOADS

    Oct 31, 2016

    We’re announcing the availability of an Amazon Linux container image through Amazon EC2 Container Registry (Amazon ECR) and Docker Hub. The Amazon Linux container image is built from the same software components included in the Amazon Linux AMI, but is now publicly available for use in any env...

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    http://cloudcomrade.com/2016/10/31/introducing-new-amazon-linux-container-image-for-cloud-and-on-premises-workloads/5315

    CLOUDWATCH EXTENDS METRICS RETENTION AND NEW USER INTERFACE

    Oct 31, 2016

    CloudWatch announces the extension of metric retention from 14 days to 15 months, free of charge. CloudWatch has already stored at least 3 months of all existing metrics, which customers can begin using immediately to analyze seasonality, monthly trends and in the future, year-over-year comparisons ...

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    http://cloudcomrade.com/2016/10/31/cloudwatch-extends-metrics-retention-and-new-user-interface/5316

    KIO NETWORKS IN THE MEXICO GRAND PRIX F1

    Oct 31, 2016

    KIO Networks sponsors the Scuderia Toro Rosso in the eighteenth edition of the Grand Prix of Mexico, which this weekend will be held at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez. Logo KIO Networks . Will appear on the two cars Toro Rosso who will participate in the race and will be driven by Carlos Sainz and Dan...

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    CLOUDNEXA PLACES SECOND AS THE REGION'S FASTEST-GROWING BUSINESSES

    Oct 31, 2016

    Cloudnexa, internationally recognized as a premier cloud service provider, has ranked in second place of the prestigious Philadelphia 100® list for 2016.The Philadelphia 100® has been the hallmark of entrepreneurial achievement in the region since 1988.

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    CLOUD DEVELOPMENT PLATFORM NITROUS.IO SHUTS DOWN

    Oct 31, 2016

    Nitrous.io, an online development environment and IDE, today announced that it is shutting down its service on November 14. The service is now closed for new signups and the team says it will refund any payments made after October 16. Nitrous’ existing users will be able to download their exis...

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    APPLE ICLOUD AND GMAIL HACKER GETS 18 MONTHS IN JAIL

    Oct 28, 2016

    The 36-year-old man, Ryan Collins, is believed to have hacked into at least 50 iCloud accounts and 72 Gmail accounts between November 2012 and September 2014. He had faced up to five years in jail and a $250,000 fine, but received a lighter sentence in exchange for his guilty plea.

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    LAUNCH OF NEW PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION EXAM

    Oct 28, 2016

    Under this new regulation, any company or individual that processes data by which an individual can be identified, will also be held responsible for the protection of that data. This includes third parties such as cloud providers. Complying with these rules does have benefits; doing business in Euro...

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    https://www.exin.com/IN/en/media/news/120/2016/launch-of-new-privacy-and-data-protection-exam5147

    ENHANCED CLOUD-BASED PLATFORM LAUNCHED

    Oct 28, 2016

    Digital solution provider to insurance industry eBaoTech has announced the general release of the latest enhancement of Collaborus Cloud, a full lifecycle insurance distribution and policy processing platform available via cloud. Ken Slevin, GM of Collaborus product unit and corporate VP, eBaoTech, ...

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    ACRONIS EXPANDS SERVICE PROVIDERS’ PORTFOLIO WITH FILE SYNC & SHARE AND A SIMPLE

    Oct 28, 2016

    Acronis Files Cloud completes the product set of Acronis data protection and storage services. It enables Service Providers to meet the growing demand for business-grade file sync & share while keeping control of the physical location of customers’ data.

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    http://www.acronis.com/en-us/pr/2016/10/30-17-16.html4934

    GARTNER NAMES DATAPIPE A “VISIONARY” IN THE 2016 MAGIC QUADRANT FOR CLOUD-ENABLED MANAGED HOSTING, ASIA PACIFIC

    Oct 27, 2016

    Datapipe, a leader in managed cloud services for the enterprise, today announced the company has been positioned by Gartner in the Visionaries quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Asia Pacific for the second year running.

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    HOW TO AVOID COSTLY CLOUD MIGRATION STALLS

    Oct 27, 2016

    “Many of today’s buzzwords, such as digital transformation, digital disruption, and shadow IT, reflect the fact that organisations are looking to gain agility and speed by modernising the customer experience, operating model, products and services capability, strategic capability, and/or...

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    SYMANTEC INTEGRATES WITH BLUE COAT TO PROVIDE CLOUD GENERATION DATA PROTECTION

    Oct 27, 2016

    Symantec Corp. integrated Wednesday its Symantec Data Loss Prevention (DLP) with Symantec CloudSOC (formerly Blue Coat’s Elastica CloudSOC Cloud Access Security Broker [CASB]) and Cloud Data Protection products to address the needs of the cloud generation. This integrated solution provides chi...

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    http://wwpi.com/2016/10/27/symantec-integrates-with-blue-coat-to-provide-cloud-generation-data-protection/5731

    CLOUD TECH AND ANALYTICS ENABLE WORKPLACE INNOVATION

    Oct 27, 2016

    We hear the word innovation all the time. After all, no-one wants to be thought of as not being innovative… But when digital real estate company REA started business, it was completely disruptive to traditional real estate. Damian Fasciani, head of technology for the REA Group, has embarked o...

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    SURVEY HIGHLIGHTS 90% NEED TO METER AND ANALYZE CLOUD USAGE

    Oct 27, 2016

    Cloud Cruiser, a leading provider of a cloud analytics SaaS application, today announced survey results with over 100 professionals who attended the Microsoft Ignite conference held last month in Atlanta, Georgia. Respondents represent IT and cloud business professionals from global organizations, w...

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    MOBILE APPS LEAK MORE DATA THAN YOU THINK

    Oct 27, 2016

    Companies that do not test their mobile apps for security or privacy vulnerabilities may be drip-feeding private data to malicious third-parties.


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    https://arc.applause.com/2016/10/27/mobile-apps-security-leaked-data/5912

    TWO LEADING INDEPENDENT ANALYST FIRMS CITE NEUDESIC PULSE ENTERPRISE SOCIAL NETWORKING APPLICATION

    Oct 26, 2016

    he Gartner 2016 Market Guide for Enterprise Social Networking Applications (ESN) highlights the most important ESN trends and lists 15 vendors. Included in the report is Neudesic Pulse, as a Representative Vendor and The Firm Directory, which is built on the Pulse platform. The Gartner report states...


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    TWO LEADING INDEPENDENT ANALYST FIRMS CITE NEUDESIC PULSE ENTERPRISE SOCIAL NETWORKING APPLICATION

    Oct 26, 2016

    Available both on-premises or via a managed cloud service, Neudesic Pulse combines social features and a social-centric approach to pre-integration with Microsoft SharePoint, SAP and other CRM applications, as well as a variety of line-of-business systems, giving organizations an integrated collabor...


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    COULD TERN PLC CHANGE DIRECTION AFTER TODAY’S HUGE INCREASE?

    Oct 26, 2016

    Tern Plc is a United Kingdom-based investment company. The company has a market cap of 10.41 million GBP. The Firm invests in, and develops, private information technology companies in the cloud, Internet of Things and mobile sectors. It has a 1.4 P/E ratio. The Company’s investment portfolio ...

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    http://friscofastball.com/2016/10/26/could-tern-plc-change-direction-after-todays-huge-increase/5364

    AMAZON EC2 AUTO RECOVERY IS NOW AVAILABLE IN THE AWS GOVCLOUD (US) REGION

    Oct 26, 2016

    Auto Recovery is an Amazon EC2 feature that is designed to increase instance availability. Auto Recovery for Amazon EC2 is now available in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region. You can automatically recover supported instances when a system impairment is detected. Auto Recovery keeps your existing instance...

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    http://cloudcomrade.com/2016/10/26/amazon-ec2-auto-recovery-is-now-available-in-the-aws-govcloud-us-region/5320

    CISCO DIGITAL EDUCATION PLATFORM BRINGS ADDED SIMPLICITY, SECURITY TO EDUCATORS

    Oct 26, 2016

    Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced today a new educational platform that integrates Cisco WebEx and Spark into existing Learning Management Systems (LMSs).Integrations allow universities to create and manage virtual courses, launch and administer cloud-based collaboration spaces and share files.

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    https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=webcontent&articleId=18012324904

    ELECTRIC CLOUD AND TRACE3 PARTNER TO ACCELERATE RESULTS FOR ENTERPRISE DEVOPS TRANSFORMATIONS

    Oct 26, 2016

    Electric Cloud, the leader in DevOps Release Automation, and Trace3 (http://trace3.com), the premier provider of IT solutions and consultation services, today announced a strategic business partnership to help meet the increasing demands for DevOps in large, complex organizations.

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    COVISINT CORPORATION (COVS) JUMPS 5.37% ON OCTOBER 26

    Oct 26, 2016

    Covisint Corporation (COVS) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Wednesday October 26 as the stock popped 5.37% to $2.16, representing a gain of $0.11 per share. Some 67,212 shares traded hands on 269 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 35,506 shares out of a total floa...

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    VIAWEST AND CEO NANCY PHILLIPS RECEIVE COLORADO HONORS

    Oct 25, 2016

    Pointing to its innovation and leadership, ViaWest has received accolades from two of Colorado’s most respected organizations – the Colorado Technology Association and the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce. The recognition comes as the company ends a year of unprecedented growth...

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    CDNETWORKS RECEIVES 2016 CLOUD COMPUTING SECURITY EXCELLENCE AWARD

    Oct 25, 2016

    CDNetworks announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named CDNetworks' Cloud Security DDoS Mitigation service as a 2016 Cloud Computing Security Excellence Award winner.

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    SUNGARD AVAILABILITY SERVICES APPOINTS CARMEL OWENS AS GENERAL MANAGER OF IRELAND

    Oct 25, 2016

    Sungard Availability Services® (Sungard AS) a leading provider of information availability through managed IT, cloud and recovery services, has today announced the appointment of Carmel Owens as Sales and General Manager of Ireland.

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    ELECTRIC CLOUD SHARES EXPERTISE IN DEVOPS IN THE ENTERPRISE, MICROSERVICES AND IOT AT SIX INDUSTRY EVENTS IN NOVEMBER

    Oct 25, 2016

    Electric Cloud, the leader in DevOps Release Automation, today announced that several of the company’s executives, DevOps and IT experts are participating in six upcoming DevOps industry events and online podcasts in November.

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    CDNETWORKS RECEIVES 2016 CLOUD COMPUTING SECURITY EXCELLENCE AWARD

    Oct 25, 2016

    CDNetworks announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named CDNetworks’ Cloud Security DDoS Mitigation service as a 2016 Cloud Computing Security Excellence Award winner.

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    GLOBAL CLOUD COMPUTING MARKET SHARE, TRENDS, STRATEGY, SEGMENTATION, DEVELOPMENT AND DRIVERS

    Oct 25, 2016

    The market is continuously progressing, and expected to continue the same in the near future. This large growth is majorly attributed due to growing IT industries and growing digitalization which developing demand for fast and flexible IT systems .The software as a service model a pre made applicati...

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    MICROSOFT UK ANNOUNCES 22% CLOUD PRICE RISE TO TAKE EFFECT FROM 1 JANUARY 2017

    Oct 25, 2016

    The new price structure will not apply to consumer software or consumer cloud services, but at the same time the cost for on-premise enterprise software will go up by 13 percent. Microsoft reports that the increases are the result of needing to ‘harmonise prices’ within the EU/EFTA regio...

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    2017 IMPACT AWARDS: VOTE FOR THE BEST AWS CONSULTANT/PARTNER

    Oct 25, 2016

    Cloudnexa helps IT teams achieve their AWS objectives by building secure, low-cost cloud infrastructures. Cloudnexa offers 24x7 support for its services, which include backup, migration, compliance, disaster recovery and networking. Cloudnexa achieves AWS SharePoint and AWS Exchange Competencies in ...

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    INTERNAP SUPPORTS OPENSTACK COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AS AN OSF INFRASTRUCTURE DONOR

    Oct 25, 2016

    Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a provider of high-performance Internet infrastructure services, today announced a collaboration with the OpenStack Foundation (OSF) as an Infrastructure Donor for the community. Internap will provide cloud resources to the OpenStack Foundation (OSF) to support t...


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    SONIAN NAMED A “STRONG PERFORMER” IN CLOUD INFORMATION ARCHIVING INDUSTRY RESEARCH REPORT

    Oct 25, 2016

    Sonian, the leading provider of cloud-based email archiving and insights, today announced it has been named a Strong Performer in the Forrester Research, Inc. report, “The Forrester Wave™: Information Archiving Cloud Providers, Q4 2016.” Forrester specifically noted Sonian’s ...

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    ZSCALER WARNS OF SECURITY GAPS IN MOBILE APPS

    Oct 24, 2016

    The American security vendor Zscaler warns against the outflow of information about mobile apps. This is the result of an analysis of transactions recorded by Zscaler in its global security cloud. It processes the company each quarter under other more than 45 million Internet transactions, which alo...


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    COLLABORUS CLOUD VERSION 4.5 IS AVAILABLE FOR GENERAL RELEASE

    Oct 21, 2016

    eBaoTech, a leading digital solutions provider for the global insurance industry today announced the general release of Collaborus® Cloud V4.5. Since its release in October 2015, Collaborus Cloud continues to introduce new features and improvements on the cloud. “V4.5 has proven to be our ...

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    BOARDEFFECT IMPROVES CUSTOMER SUPPORT WITH EVOLVE IP’S CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES

    Oct 21, 2016

    Evolve IP, The Cloud Services Company™, today announced that BoardEffect, the leading board management software solution for mission-based organizations worldwide, has significantly improved customer support times with award-winning, integrated cloud communications services from Evolve IP. Boa...

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    HOSTWAY RANKED AMONG WORLD’S LARGEST CLOUD SERVICES PROVIDERS

    Oct 21, 2016

    Hostway Services ranks number 14 among the world’s top 100 Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) and leads the list of those that have services based on Microsoft Azure, according to Penton Media’s sixth-annual Talkin’ Cloud Top 100 report.

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    ACRONIS TESTING BLOCKCHAIN FOR BACKUP

    Oct 21, 2016

    It was bound to happen before long: backup company Acronis has decided the blockchain has a role in your data protection regime.

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    HEY YOU, GET OFF OF MY CLOUD

    Oct 20, 2016

    When it comes to a cloud DDoS attack, you can never be over prepared. You need to fight an army of cloud invaders with a defense infrastructure ready to absorb and offload attack traffic. Building that defense infrastructure yourself is not only cost prohibitive, it potentially will never be enough....

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    TIERPOINT JOINS AWS PARTNER NETWORK; OFFERS AWS DIRECT CONNECT FROM SEATTLE

    Oct 20, 2016

    AWS Direct Connect provides a private, reliable, cost-effective, and low latency network connection to AWS cloud services. AWS Direct Connect services through TierPoint will help organizations realize the benefits of hybrid IT as they move more workloads to cloud environments.

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    VIAWEST FEATURED IN CRN 2016 CLOUD PARTNER PROGRAM GUIDE

    Oct 20, 2016

    ViaWest was recognized by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, in its 2016 Cloud Computing Partner Program Guide this week. The guide is a list of leading technology vendors with cloud-related partner programs that enable and accelerate the growth of solution providers' cloud initiatives.Vi...

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    NTT TAPS MIRANTIS OPENSTACK FOR PRIVATE CLOUD

    Oct 20, 2016

    NTT Communications Corp. (NYSE: NTT) is adding Private OpenStack on bare metal servers to its portfolio of Enterprise Cloud services, available in 11 countries including the US, and across Asia, Australia and Europe. Existing services include bare metal servers, called NTT Enterprise Cloud Metal-as-...

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    MIRANTIS AND NTT COMMUNICATIONS JOIN FORCES TO DELIVER MANAGED PRIVATE OPENSTACK

    Oct 20, 2016

    Mirantis Managed OpenStack to be offered with NTT Communications Enterprise Cloud Metal-as-a-Service in NTT Com data centers worldwide.Mirantis and NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) today announced that they would partner to offer fully managed private OpenStack as a service in NTT Com Enterp...

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    ACRONIS ADDS ACRONIS NOTARY™ WITH BLOCKCHAIN AND ACRONIS CLOUDRAID™ TO SOFTWARE-DEFINED STORAGE

    Oct 20, 2016

    Acronis Storage, the software-defined storage behind the award-winning Acronis cloud infrastructure, is now publicly available to service providers and business customers.

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    2016 CLOUD SECURITY EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNERS

    Oct 20, 2016

    TMC, a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online, today announced the winners of the 2016 Cloud Computing Security Excellence Awards.

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    VIAWEST FEATURED IN CRN 2016 CLOUD PARTNER PROGRAM GUIDE

    Oct 20, 2016

    ViaWest was recognized by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, in its 2016 Cloud Computing Partner Program Guide this week. The guide is a list of leading technology vendors with cloud-related partner programs that enable and accelerate the growth of solution providers' cloud initiatives.

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    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE CLOUD

    Oct 20, 2016

    Matt Quinn is the chief technology officer of TIBCO. If you've received an Amazon product recommendation, or tracked a FedEx package, you've used TIBCO software. It writes programs that quietly keep the world spinning.

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    BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL DEMONSTRATES HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN EASE THE BURDEN OF SOCIAL CARE CUT BACKS

    Oct 20, 2016

    Free webinar offers public sector organisations across the UK unique insight into how one local authority is responding to the growing demand for health and social care services.Birmingham City Council’s long-term digital strategy is transforming the delivery of health and social care services...

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    INTRONIS MSP SOLUTIONS BY BARRACUDA HONORED BY CRN FOR LEADERSHIP IN THE IT CHANNEL

    Oct 19, 2016

    Intronis MSP Solutions by Barracuda, provider of security and data protection solutions for managed service providers, today announced that it has been recognized by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, for promoting exceptional partner engagement and enablement.Featured in the 2016 Cloud Compu...

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    AWS EDUCATE ADDS CLOUD CAREER COURSES, JOB BOARD

    Oct 19, 2016

    Amazon Web Services is adding cloud-related learning courses to its Amazon Educate e-learning platform to encourage the development of skills for cloud related roles -- and the company is inviting employers to recruit for roles on a newly created AWS Educate Job Board.The move is described as a glob...

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    WHY GOOGLE IS NOW PIVOTAL’S BEST CLOUD PARTNER

    Oct 19, 2016

    Pivotal Cloud Foundry—a software development platform promising to enable applications to run across all major public and private clouds—is now available on the Google Cloud Platform.

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    PIVOTAL CLOUD FOUNDRY AVAILABLE ON GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM NOW

    Oct 19, 2016

    The move gives Pivotal more access to developers for its platform as a service based on the open source Cloud Foundry project. Google Cloud Platform solidifies a partnership that'll give it more exposure to enterprises. Pivotal is part of the Dell Technologies family of companies.

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    WHY GOOGLE IS NOW PIVOTAL'S BEST CLOUD PARTNER

    Oct 19, 2016

    But Pivotal also runs on Amazon and Microsoft’s public clouds. Pivotal Cloud Foundry—a software development platform promising to enable applications to run across all major public and private clouds—is now available on the Google Cloud Platform.

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    CROWDSTRIKE NAMED A STRONG PERFORMER BY FORRESTER IN “THE FORRESTER WAVE™: ENDPOINT SECURITY”

    Oct 19, 2016

    CrowdStrike, the leader in cloud-delivered next-generation endpoint protection, today announced that Forrester has named CrowdStrike a ‘strong performer’ in their report “The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Security, Q4 2016,” a comprehensive overview of the endpoint protecti...

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    HOW CISCO WILL WIN SMART CITY PROJECTS BY BETTING ON IOT AND CLOUD

    Oct 19, 2016

    When it comes to building Smart Cities, Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud are two key components to make things work. For Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins, these two components are now part and parcel of his life as the networking major turns its focus towards IoT and Cloud for delivering connected cities.

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    QTS NOW OFFERS AWS DIRECT CONNECT IN ITS CHICAGO MEGA DATA CENTER

    Oct 19, 2016

    In response to increasing enterprise demand for hybrid IT solutions, QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), an international provider of data centers, managed hosting and cloud services, today announced that Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect is now available at its Chicago data center.

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    CLOUDAMIZE ADDS NEW PLATFORM ENHANCEMENTS TO SPEED AND SIMPLIFY LARGE ENTERPRISE MIGRATIONS TO THE PUBLIC CLOUD

    Oct 19, 2016

    Cloud infrastructure analytics platform's new capabilities automate critical tasks that are traditionally performed manually to help companies more easily and efficiently execute large-scale migrations to the cloud.

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    GREENPAGES-LOGICSONE APPOINTS KARL PESSINIS SVP OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES & SIMON JOHNSON VP OF CLIENT SERVICES

    Oct 19, 2016

    GreenPages-LogicsOne, a leading systems integrator and cloud services company, announced today that it has appointed two IT industry veterans, Karl Pessinis and Simon Johnson, to its executive leadership team.

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    MULESOFT GLOBAL SUMMIT SERIES RETURNS TO EUROPE – PUTS COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE OF API-LED CONNECTIVITY CENTER STAGE

    Oct 19, 2016

    MuleSoft, provider of the leading platform for building application networks, today announced that its MuleSoft Summit will return to Europe. The highly anticipated series will begin in London on October 19, travel through Helsinki on October 25 and conclude in Amsterdam on October 27. These summits...


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    8X8 CONTINUES ON INNOVATION TRAIL WITH THE AWARDING OF FOUR NEW CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS PATENT

    Oct 19, 2016

    "Enterprises everywhere are undergoing a digital transformation that involves not only a shift to cloud-based architectures, but also requires the implementation of smarter, more flexible communications systems that help address the needs of a constantly evolving competitive environment," ...

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    8×8 ADDS FOUR CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS PATENTS

    Oct 19, 2016

    The leading provider of global Enterprise Communications as a Service (ECaaS), today announced that it has been awarded four new patents related to its communications technologies that help customers seamlessly connect, communicate and collaborate globally. “Enterprises everywhere are undergoi...

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    WHY GOOGLE IS NOW PIVOTAL’S BEST CLOUD PARTNER

    Oct 19, 2016

    Pivotal Cloud Foundry—a software development platform promising to enable applications to run across all major public and private clouds—is now available on the Google Cloud Platform.


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    LENOVO LAUNCHES CLOUD VERSION OF ITS UNIFIED WORKSPACE

    Oct 18, 2016

    More known for its PC, laptop and server products, Lenovo is making inroads in the digital workspace market dominated by Citrix and VMware.Lenovo last week announced its new Unified Workspace Cloud, a managed service based on its on-premises Unified Workspace technology. Similar to the on-premises W...

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    TIG LAUNCHES CLOUD BACKUP AND DISASTER RECOVERY SERVICE POWERED BY ASIGRA IN THE MICROSOFT AZURE MARKETPLACE

    Oct 18, 2016

    Asigra Inc., a leading cloud backup, recovery and restore software provider, has partnered with TIG, provider of cloud, connectivity and transformational managed services in the UK, to launch a joint solution to deliver cloud-based backup and recovery for customers in the Azure Marketplace. The solu...

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    http://www.asigra.com/about-asigra/press-releases/tig-launches-cloud-backup-and-disaster-recovery-service-powered-asigra5895

    GOOGLE CLOUD SHELL NOW INCLUDES A BROWSER-BASED TEXT EDITOR

    Oct 18, 2016

    Google today announced that it has added a web-based text editor to its Google Cloud Shell tool for managing Google public cloud resources from the Google Cloud Platform’s online console. As a result, you can now easily make changes to files kept in the Cloud Shell. While the underlying virtua...

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    QTS ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF FULLY MANAGED OPENSTACK CLOUD

    Oct 18, 2016

    QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS), an international provider of data center, managed hosting and cloud services, today announced availability of a private, fully managed OpenStack cloud solution available from any of QTS’ geographically diverse and highly secure data centers.

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    VIAWEST RECEIVES UPTIME INSTITUTE’S TIER III CERTIFICATION FOR PLANO DATA CENTER

    Oct 18, 2016

    Validating the reliability of its operations, ViaWest has received Tier III Certifications of Design Documents and Constructed Facility from Uptime Institute for its new data center in Plano, TX.“Tier III data centers are concurrently maintainable, meaning they require no shutdowns for equipme...

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    UNIFY EXPANDS AVAILABILITY OF CIRCUIT VIA STRATEGIC DISTRIBUTOR NTS DIRECT

    Oct 18, 2016

    Unify, the Atos brand for communications software and services, today announced that in response to channel partner feedback, it has developed a two-tier cloud resale model in North America. Unify’s valued distributor, NTS Direct, a wholly owned subsidiary of Paragon Communications, will integ...

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    UNIFY’S NEW OPENSCAPE BUSINESS ‘PAY AS YOU GO’ OFFERS FLEXIBLE PAYMENT MODEL FOR SMES

    Oct 18, 2016

    New subscription licensing empowers Unify partners to provide flexible monthly payment options for both on-premise and cloud based solutions.Unify, the Atos brand for communications software and services, today announced OpenScape Business Pay As You Go for small to medium sized organizations (SMEs)...

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    LIVEOPS CLOUD BECOMES SERENOVA, SIMPLIFIES CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

    Oct 18, 2016

    LiveOps Cloud, a leading contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) provider, today revealed a new corporate identity with the introduction of Serenova. Serenova represents the company’s contact center heritage while also signaling the market’s evolution towards simpler, brighter customer exper...

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    VELOCITY TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS, WINTERHAWK CONSULTING, AND SAP HOST CYBER, FRAUD AND DATA PROTECTION CONFERENCE

    Oct 18, 2016

    This unique opportunity to interact with industry-leading experts will benefit organisations seeking to gain a better understanding of GRC and cyber-attacks, those fine-tuning their Cloud strategy, and those preparing for the introduction of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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    EPLUS ANNOUNCES CLOUD AGGREGATED SERVICES

    Oct 18, 2016

    A new suite of cloud services from ePlus inc. (NASDAQ NGS: PLUS – news) addresses changing market trends in customer experience and engagement models.  ePlus Cloud Aggregated Services is ideal for customers implementing a cloud-first strategy or seeking to simplify their IT deployments an...

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    TIG LAUNCHES CLOUD BACKUP AND DISASTER RECOVERY SERVICE POWERED BY ASIGRA

    Oct 18, 2016

    Asigra Inc., a leading cloud backup, recovery and restore software provider, has partnered with TIG, provider of cloud, connectivity and transformational managed services in the UK, to launch a joint solution to deliver cloud-based backup and recovery for customers in the Azure Marketplace. The solu...

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    AWS EDUCATE ADDS CLOUD LEARNING PATHWAYS FOR STUDENTS

    Oct 18, 2016

    AWS Educate, a program that helps educators and students use real-world cloud technology in the classroom, now offers students cloud learning pathways. These learning tracks are made up of 30+ hours of curriculum across job families like Cloud Architect and Software Developer. The program also offer...

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    COPACO MICROSOFT AZURE ADDS TO THE PORTFOLIO 2TCLOUD

    Oct 17, 2016

    If two-tier Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) Copaco supplies from today also Microsoft Azure through the 2tCloud Services Delivery Platform. This platform allows business partners able to deliver cloud services and manage subscriptions for customers. Microsoft Azure can easily be combined via...

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