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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: Our cloud plays well with others – ZDNet

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO---Microsoft brought the cloud -- along with a dash of fall rain -- from Redmond, Wash. to the Bay Area on Monday morning. With an update on Windows maker's cloud strategy, it marked another chance for Microsoft to differentiate its infrastructure from the likes of Google and Amazon Web Services, among others

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OVH.com Launches Power8-Based Cloud Service – InformationWeek

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

OVH.com is the first cloud supplier to use IBM's Power8 processor for data analytics services. 7 Cloud Service Startups To Watch (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) OVH.com, a cloud service provider based in France with data centers in North America, has launched a big data cloud service based on IBM's Power8 processor. OVH has dubbed the on-demand, hourly service RunAbove

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Microsoft launches Azure cloud in a box – ZDNet

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Microsoft is teaming with Dell to create an Azure cloud in a box offering for customers who want to run their own, on-premises datacenters. Microsoft executives took the wraps off the new offering, known officially as the "Microsoft Cloud Platform System," during an October 20 event in San Francisco about Microsoft's cloud futures.

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Navy Will Get Its Microsoft Cloud Email from Dell in $2.1M Deal – Nextgov

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

The Navy has tapped Dell to provide it with a Microsoft enterprise-as-a-service cloud email system for its reservists.

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Johnson Controls’ CIO Helps 125 Year Old Company Become Leader In The … – Forbes

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

On the face of it, you would not think of Johnson Controls as a leading candidate to be an innovator in the world of the Internet of Things. Johnson Controls is a 125-year-old company based in Milwaukee that produces more than $40 billion in revenue per annum

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Authentic8 Enhances Silo for Enterprise Information Security Researchers – Dark Reading

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Authentic8 Enhances Silo for Enterprise Information Security Researchers Dark Reading Mountain View, CA -- October 23, 2014 -- Authentic8, maker of Silo, the cloud -based secure browser for business, has expanded its product capabilities to include resources designed for information security research, incident response, emergency ...

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Sap Lowers Earnings Outlook – Wall Street Journal

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

FRANKFURT—Business software provider SAP SE lowered its earnings outlook for this year Monday despite reporting a 15% increase in third-quarter net profit, boosted by growth in subscriptions for its cloud-based software products. The German company said it expects its full-year operating profit to be in a range of €5.6 billion to €5.8 billion, compared with a previous forecast of €5.8 billion to €6 billion.

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Architecting the Right Cloud Stack for Your Enterprise – Data Center Knowledge

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Sebastian Stadil is founder and CEO of Scalr and founder of the Silicon Valley Cloud Computing Group. Cloud computing has been on Gartner’s list of strategic technologies for the past five years and with good reason, the promise of self-service provisioning is accelerating application delivery and business innovation is strong. However, progressing toward this goal means making several critical decisions around each of the layers making up your cloud architecture.

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BI startup’s cloud service makes big data understandable – InfoWorld

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Amassing a pile of big data is not sufficient to spur insight, even if you have clever ways of analyzing that data. The savvy data scientist must also find a way to make all this information tell a story so it can be understandable to others

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CNBC Exclusive: CNBC Transcript: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Sits Down with … – CNBC

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

WHEN: Today, Monday, October 20th WHERE: CNBC's Business Day Programming Following is the unofficial transcript of a CNBC EXCLUSIVE interview with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

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Comverse Expands Cloud Offering to European Service Providers – CNNMoney

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Comverse's Newest European Data Facility Powering Cloud-Based VAS and Advanced Digital Services Key Takeaways Comverse inaugurates new ultra-modern data center in Europe to accommodate growing customer demand for cloud/ virtualized solutions In parallel, Comverse expands availability of SaaS subscription-based models of its leading VAS, Evolved Communication Suite and BSS offerings Cloud-based SaaS engagement models enable communication service providers (CSPs) to upgrade existing services and launch compelling new services at reduced cost and risk, with fast time to monetization WAKEFIELD, Mass., Oct.

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Best practices for moving workloads to the cloud – CSO Online

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

The rapid diffusion for the cloud computing paradigm and promised benefits for the adoption of cloud infrastructure are attracting a growing number of businesses and organizations. Of course, it is essential for organizations to maximize the benefits of migration to cloud architecture by reducing costs and minimizing risks. Cloud computing represents a fundamental change in how companies use and provide their services.

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Chip Divestiture Puts Struggling IBM On Faster Track To The Cloud – International Business Times

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

International Business Machines Corp.'s divestiture of its chip-making business to Globalfoundries is CEO Ginni Rometty’s latest move to transform the company from a broadly diversified tech generalist to a more narrowly focused purveyor of cloud-based data and analytics services. In doing so, Rometty is accelerating a process initiated by her predecessor, Sam Palmisano.

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SAP Posts Higher Quarterly Profit, Cuts Outlook – Wall Street Journal

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

FRANKFURT—Business software provider SAP SE lowered its earnings outlook for this year Monday despite reporting a 15% increase in third-quarter net profit, boosted by growth in subscriptions for its cloud-based software products. The German company said it expects its full-year operating profit to be in a range of €5.6 billion to €5.8 billion, compared with a previous forecast of €5.8 billion to €6 billion.

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Cisco Offers Strategy To Speed Internet of Things Adoption – NewsFactor Network

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Networking giant sees the future of the Internet of Things (IoT) clearly -- and the company outlined its fog computing strategy this week at the Internet of Things World Forum. The roadmap includes the second phase of its IOx platform for industrial-scale IoT deployments and its IoE (Internet of Everything) Software and Services Suite. The IOx Application Management Module is a vital component of Cisco’s fog computing strategy because it makes it possible for third-party operating systems such as Linux -- and industry applications -- to run directly on its IoT platforms

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