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Mark Hurd Debut Fails To Boost Oracle As Cloud Doubts Remain – International Business Times

Posted on Sep 30, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Mark Hurd, the scandal-tarred Silicon Valley veteran who was forced out as Hewlett-Packard’s CEO, made his first public appearance Monday as one of Oracle’s two new co-chief executives. But the markets weren’t buying what Hurd was selling. Oracle stock fell in late-day trading

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Oracle rolls out analytics cloud services – Computerworld

Posted on Sep 30, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Add big data and analytics to the businesses Oracle wants to dominate in the cloud. Oracle Analytics Cloud essentially forklifts the entirety of Oracle's on-premises analytics software to its cloud platform.

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CenturyLink expands its managed hosting availability into China – Canada NewsWire (press release)

Posted on Sep 30, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Extends services to better serve multinational corporations in Asia-Pacific region MONROE, La., Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ -- CenturyLink, Inc.

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Cisco Adds More Than 30 New Intercloud Partners, Including OneNeck(R) IT … – CNNMoney

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Cisco Adds More Than 30 New Intercloud Partners, Including OneNeck(R) IT Solutions SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept.

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Arrow Adds Rackspace to Cloud Services Portfolio – MarketWatch

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sep 29, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Arrow Electronics, Inc. ARW, -0.75% today announced a distribution agreement with Rackspace® RAX, -0.43% a leading managed cloud company, that will expand the company’s cloud service portfolio in the United States and Canada.

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AWS billing prompts use of third-party cloud cost analysis tools – TechTarget

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

IT pros who battle complex AWS billing each month have found third-party cloud cost analysis tools crucial to keep the financial planning process under control.

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Oracle Unveils Latest Cloud Applications at Oracle OpenWorld – MarketWatch

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Sep 29, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- ORACLE OPENWORLD, SAN FRANCISCO -- Oracle ORCL, -1.31% News Summary At Oracle OpenWorld, Oracle introduced Oracle Cloud Applications Release 9, including significant additions and updates to its full portfolio of software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings. Oracle offers a modern cloud that is personalized, connected, and secure to deliver complete, best-of-breed functionality in the cloud that helps its customers succeed in a digital world.

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Oracle Introduces Oracle Analytics Cloud – MarketWatch

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Sep 29, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- ORACLE OPENWORLD, SAN FRANCISCO - Oracle ORCL, -1.31% News Summary With rapid adoption of software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications, accumulation of data at unprecedented rates, and growing preference for cloud-based IT deployments, data gravity is moving to the cloud. With that shift, cloud-based analytics has become paramount. Until now, however, analytics technology in the cloud and analytics for cloud-based data have been delivered piecemeal, with significant gaps.

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Arrow Adds Rackspace to Cloud Services Portfolio – Business Wire (press release)

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW), today announced a distribution agreement with Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), a leading managed cloud company, that will expand the company’s cloud service portfolio in the United States and Canada. Through the agreement, Arrow solution providers can enter the Rackspace reseller program that provides volume discounts, pre- and post-sales support and access to helpdesk services and financing services.

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Oracle co-CEO Hurd: CIO is toughest job in enterprise IT – ZDNet

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO---The IT agenda at each country is a little different, but the fundamental problems are all the same, according to Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd. More from Oracle OpenWorld 2014 Picking up the baton from chairman and CTO Larry Ellison after his SaaS product unveilings on Sunday, Hurd launched his Oracle OpenWorld keynote by breaking down the tech giant's perspective on the reality of the IT landscape today.

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Wearables solution startup prototypes predictive analytics – ZDNet

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

The secret behind any compelling wearables app, whether it's for personal or professional use, lies in how quickly the data being collected can be interpreted. Unleashing those secrets is the focus of startup Body Biolytics, founded by an artificial "We are not making a wearable device, we are strictly into software and what we do with the data once it is off the device," said Body Biolytics CEO and founder Kevin Logan. The company was started as a spinout of Logan's other business, MACSEA, which uses AI and neural networks to monitor the "health" of equipment and systems on ships (including more than 40 U.S.

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Hewlett-Packard Designates Printing A First-Class IoT Security Platform – Forbes

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

When you think Internet of Things (IoT), the first thing that probably comes to mind are FitBits and Nest thermometers, not printers.  But if you work in enterprise IT or security, it should, particularly when it comes to IoT security. Hewlett-Packard has recently announced several additions to their printer security platform that plugs potential holes that should, in my opinion, be a focus for an overall corporate security strategy.  I would like to talk about three things- why Hewlett-Packard has such a laser focus on this topic, why it’s so important to any corporation with a printer, and talk a bit on some new printing products Hewlett-Packard announced

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Tibco goes private in $4.3 billion deal: Is it free to think long term? – ZDNet

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Tibco on Monday said it will go private in a deal valued at $4.3 billion so it can focus on its longer term strategy that wades into everything from embedded business intelligence to enterprise social networking and marketing software.

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Microsoft Azure DocumentDB: Customer Test Drive – InformationWeek

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Microsoft NoSQL database (and MongoDB competitor) gets a trial run at Xomni. So far, so good, but search options and SDK "need work." 10 Tech Terms Millennials Don't Know (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Microsoft announced its entry into the NoSQL database market in August with the public-preview launch of Azure DocumentDB. Why choose this new cloud-based service when several third-party alternatives are already available on Azure?

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Cisco Beefs Up Its Intercloud, Adds Telco Partners – Light Reading

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Cisco today announced advances to its Intercloud business, including new technical capabilities, partnerships with major telco and data center players including BT, Deutsche Telekom, Equinix and Portugal Telecom, and $1 billion in available financing for customers and partners through its Cisco Capital subsidiary. Intercloud, announced earlier this year, is Cisco Systems Inc.

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