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Amazon’s cloud business a harder sell in post-Snowden era – Reuters

Posted on Dec 19, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

By Deepa Seetharaman and Bill Rigby SAN FRANCISCO/SEATTLE Fri Dec 19, 2014 1:09am EST A just-delivered Amazon box is seen on a counter in Golden, Colorado August 27, 2014.

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IBM Brags Of 49 Cloud Data Centers – InformationWeek

Posted on Dec 18, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

IBM promised 40 SoftLayer cloud data centers globally by the end of 2014. Through a partnership with Equinix, it's ending the year with 49. 8 Tech Turkeys To Avoid As Gifts (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) IBM's SoftLayer cloud unit will finish the year with its promised 40 data centers around the world, plus nine add-ons that it will obtain through a partnership with Equinix for use of its facilities, for a total of 49.

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DigitalOcean Displays ‘Meteroic’ Rise As Web Host – InformationWeek

Posted on Dec 15, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Netcraft survey on world's largest web hosts shows DigitalOcean has risen to No.

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Government IT In 2014: GAO’s Critique – InformationWeek

Posted on Dec 15, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

From cloud computing to data center consolidation, software licensing to data transparency, the GAO was watching.

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HGST To Acquire Skyera, Inc. – CNNMoney

Posted on Dec 15, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

HGST To Acquire Skyera, Inc. IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Digital® Corp.

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Korea’s Hancom Selects IBM Cloud to Securely Deploy SaaS Services Overseas – PR Newswire (press release)

Posted on Dec 12, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Hancom, a leading South Korean software developer, has adopted the IBM cloud to launch its cloud-based software products in overseas markets. Leveraging IBM's global network of cloud centers, the South Korean company will be able to extend its services to new geographies quickly and efficiently and offer on-demand services to its customers

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Cloud backup trends: Datto buys Backupify, Asigra embraces AWS – TechTarget

Posted on Dec 11, 2014 in SMB Cloud

With more backups going to the cloud, backup vendors and service providers are expanding their services and options for protecting data. Datto Inc., which sells backup and disaster recovery as a service, today acquired cloud-to-cloud backup startup Backupify Inc. Datto was the third vendor this week to make a move to broaden its data-protection-as-a-service features

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Microsoft, Accenture to Launch Hybrid Cloud in Biggest Collaboration since … – Data Center Knowledge

Posted on Dec 10, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

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Ingram Micro Exec Talks Acquisition In Turkey – CRN

Posted on Dec 10, 2014 in SMB Cloud

Ingram Micro Doubles Down In Turkey Ingram Micro closed Monday on acquiring a 58 percent stake in Armada, Turkey's largest value-added distributor with 170 employees and annual sales of $280 million.   The Santa Ana, Calif.-based distributor has its sights on boosting its presence in the fast-growing Turkish market and felt that Armada had good inroads into SMB customers and technology areas, such as networking, security and the data center, Ali Baghdadi, Ingram's president of Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) Technology Solutions, told CRN. Baghdadi expects Armada to ink agreements with more major vendors under Ingram Micro's umbrella, as well as expand its cloud and mobility offerings

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iWARP update advances RDMA over Ethernet for data center and cloud networks – CIO Australia

Posted on Dec 10, 2014 in SMB Cloud

By Wael Noureddine, David Fair (Network World) 11 December, 2014 07:40The challenge for data center operators selecting a high performance transport technology for their network is striking the ideal balance between acquisition, deployment and management costs, and support for high performance capabilities such as the remote direct memory access (RDMA) protocol. The iWARP protocol is the open Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) standard for RDMA over Ethernet, and offers an interchangeable, RDMA verbs-compliant alternative to specialized fabrics such as InfiniBand

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IBM secures patents for ‘express lane’ cloud data analysis, streamlined deployment – ZDNet

Posted on Dec 9, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

IBM has secured new patents for the rapid analysis of cloud data and to make cloud service deployment more cost-effective and efficient. Announced on Monday, the tech giant said the newly-awarded patent, US patent #8,676,981 B2 "Routing Service Requests Based on Lowest Actual Cost within a Federated Virtual Service Cloud," uses analytics to increase cloud computing performance and reduce costs

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CLOUD COMPUTING Microsoft, Accenture Launch Hybrid Cloud Platform – CIO Today

Posted on Dec 9, 2014 in Cloud News

As businesses work to move applications to the cloud , a new partnership between two major providers might make that a less daunting task. Accenture and Microsoft Corp

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Keeping Up With the Cloud: Application Delivery Controllers Must Adjust for … – Midsize Insider

Posted on Dec 6, 2014 in SMB Cloud

New insight into application traffic patterns finds that the cloud is having a dramatic impact on how information moves. Since so many businesses rely on MSPs to manage their application delivery controllers, wide-area network optimization controllers and application security devices, identifying changes in network traffic is particularly important.

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Cloud Storage Is Inevitable, So Plan For It – InformationWeek

Posted on Dec 4, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Simply buying more on-premises data storage without evaluating cloud-based storage alternatives could be a costly mistake. With nearly every enterprise's IT department under pressure to cut costs and improve responsiveness, one of the easiest and most basic moves is to use the current IT footprint more efficiently. But that is easier said than done.

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BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization Enhanced for Management of Hybrid … – Broadway World

Posted on Dec 3, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

Related: Press Release, News HOUSTON, Dec. 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) In today's digital world, it is imperative for IT to deliver services that are guaranteed to provide the right level of quality and performance and to support business agility. To ensure IT hits the mark, BMC Software is introducing the TrueSight Capacity Optimization 10 solution to extend its current cloud capabilities to the OpenStack platform and to help align IT infrastructure needs with business priorities

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