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Equinix acquires Nimbo, enhances hybrid cloud capabilities – FierceTelecom

Posted on Jan 21, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

Equinix has acquired Nimbo, giving the data-center provider a new set of professional-services capabilities to help enterprise customers develop and implement hybrid cloud architectures. Equinix said that the acquisition of Nimbo aligns well with its strategy of creating hybrid cloud solutions by shoring up its set of professional-services capabilities to support data-center migrations and WAN optimization

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Equinix acquires hybrid cloud specialist, Nimbo – Networks Asia

Posted on Jan 21, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

Equinix, Inc. has acquired Nimbo, a professional services company focused primarily on helping enterprises develop and implement hybrid cloud IT architectures.

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IBM scores a $500M deal to build a hybrid cloud for Anthem – VentureBeat

Posted on Jan 21, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

IBM is announcing a significant stride in its bid to be the best cloud company with a $500 million services contract today with Anthem.

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IBM: Cloud Revenues Hit $7B In 2014 – Talkin’ Cloud

Posted on Jan 20, 2015 in Cloud News

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM)'s decision to focus most of its efforts on cloud, analytics, mobile, social and security seems to have been the right one. Headquartered in Armonk, New York, Big Blue on a Tuesday earnings call with investors said its total cloud revenue for fiscal year 2014 hit $7 billion, up 60 percent from the prior-year period.

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Amazon Joins Apple Using Clean Energy at Cloud Data Centers – Bloomberg

Posted on Jan 20, 2015 in Cloud News

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) is turning to wind to power data centers forming its giant global network after committing in November to drive all operations on renewable energy.

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8×8 Expands Global Cloud Communications Network to Support Multinational … – Business Wire (press release)

Posted on Jan 20, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT), a provider of cloud-based unified communications and contact center solutions, today announced the expansion of its global cloud communications network in the Asia Pacific region to support the needs of enterprises with multinational and follow the sun operations. “Building a network that delivers a consistently high quality of service and user experience across the globe is a key initiative for 8x8 and one of the many ways we are committed to supporting our enterprise customers,” said 8x8 CEO Vik Verma

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Amazon Joins Apple Using Clean Energy at Cloud Computing Centers – Bloomberg

Posted on Jan 20, 2015 in Cloud News

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) is turning to wind to power datacenters that help run the largest computer on the planet after committing in November to drive all operations on renewable energy.

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Understanding cloud storage models – InfoWorld

Posted on Jan 20, 2015 in SMB Cloud

Who would have thought that storing bits could get so incredibly complicated? Storage has always contained a plethora of protocols, from Fibre Channel to iSCSI to SMB in all its variations, but the arrival of flash and the continual growth of virtualization have turned an already dense topic into a tangled jungle of acronyms, protocols, and abstractions

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Spoken Communications inks deal with Avaya to power hybrid cloud solution for … – FinancialNews.co.uk

Posted on Jan 17, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

Spoken Communications said it has announced an agreement with Avaya to offer a hybrid cloud contact center as a service (CCaaS) solution for enterprise contact centers.Together, the companies will offer Avaya cloud services powered by Spoken, a multi-tenant cloud platform that enables companies to seamlessly transition to next-generation contact center capabilities.

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A Cloud Rosetta Stone? – Forbes

Posted on Jan 17, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

The tech industry is incredibly innovative—in technology.

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A Cloud Rosetta Stone? – Forbes

Posted on Jan 17, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

The tech industry is incredibly innovative—in technology.

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Spoken Partners with Avaya on Cloud Contact Center Solutions – Destination CRM

Posted on Jan 16, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

Spoken Communications, a cloud infrastructure provider specializing in contact center virtualization, has partnered with Avaya to offer a hybrid cloud contact center as a service (CCaaS) solution for enterprise contact centers. Together, the two companies will offer Avaya Cloud Services powered by Spoken, a multitenant cloud platform that enables companies to transition to next-generation contact center capabilities.

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IBM Opens First Cloud Center in Mexico – Consumer Electronics Net

Posted on Jan 15, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

New Facility Provides IBM Cloud Customers With Data Residency and Security Within Mexico January 14, 2015 -- MEXICO CITY, MEXICO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/14/15 -- As part of its $1.2 billion investment to expand its cloud services, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the opening of its first cloud center in Mexico. Located in Querétaro, near Mexico City, the new facility strengthens IBM Cloud's presence in Latin America by offering data residency within the region, even more redundancy in the Americas, and the complete SoftLayer platform, enabling customers to create their ideal fully integrated, scalable cloud computing environment in Mexico. The new facility further extends IBM's global cloud footprint, which includes new cloud centers recently launched in Frankfurt, Tokyo, Paris, Melbourne, Toronto, London, Texas, Virginia, Hong Kong, and more, all of which opened in the last year.

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Cloud App Policy Violations Are a Growing Concern – eWeek

Posted on Jan 9, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

The January 2015 Netskope Cloud Report shows an increasing use of cloud applications by enterprises. The race to the cloud is continuing to accelerate, with more cloud apps than ever now being used by enterprises, according to the January 2015 Netskope Cloud Report.According to the report, the analysis was derived from "tens of billions of events seen across millions of users" in the Netskope Active Platform, a product used for monitoring cloud application usage. Netskope declined to provide eWEEK with the specific number of events and users analyzed for the January report.The report found a number of surprising trends about enterprise cloud app usage and security risks

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Microsoft’s Dynamics CRM Cloud Accepting U.S. Gov’ernment Customers – eWeek

Posted on Jan 6, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Azure goes to Washington. Microsoft's U.S.-based, FedRAMP-approved data centers stand ready for government CRM workloads. Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online for the U.S

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