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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Combines Streaming, Cloud Computing, Big Data for … – ExecutiveBiz (blog)

Posted on Mar 26, 2015 in Cloud News

Tony Frazier Satellite and geospatial imagery vendors such as DigitalGlobe have worked to utilize streaming technologies for data mining and analytics operations in environments with high volumes of available data, TechTarget reported Wednesday.

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India critical of US proposal on e-commerce, cloud computing – Livemint

Posted on Mar 24, 2015 in Cloud News

Several industrialized countries in the European Union, Canada and Australia, along with Mexico, Chile and South Korea, strongly supported the US proposal. Geneva: India has expressed strong reservations about a “prescriptive” proposal submitted by the US at the World Trade Organization (WTO) to expand the work programme on e-commerce

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Five Basic Things You Should Know About Cloud Computing – CIO

Posted on Mar 24, 2015 in Cloud News

We’ve all heard about cloud computing, but it may still seem like a foreign language to some. Because cloud computing has become a big deal (like, change the face of IT big), we thought we would provide a brief cloud computing introduction.

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Interoute CTO Matthew Finnie: Why the conversation needs to change in the … – CloudTech

Posted on Mar 23, 2015 in Cloud News

(c)iStock.com/4774344sean Sipping a coffee outside the hubbub of Cloud Expo Europe, Matthew Finnie, chief technical officer at virtual data centre provider Interoute, has something on his mind. The vast majority of the activity going on in the ExCeL arena, he surmises, will be vendors pitching their position. Nothing unusual with that at a trade show, you might say, but Finnie wants the conversations to go one step further.

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IT Spend and Cloud Computing Rising in 2015 – MSPmentor

Posted on Mar 23, 2015 in Cloud News

This year, it looks like IT spending is going up, and cloud-based file sharing is a big contributor.

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Orange Secures 100% Stake in Cloud-Computing Firm Cloudwatt – PCC Mobile Broadband

Posted on Mar 21, 2015 in Cloud News

In an announcement on Friday, French telecom operator, Orange, said that it is buying shares held by the French defense group, Thales (22.2%) and the Caisse des Dépôts (33.3%), a state-backed lender in its cloud computing joint venture Cloudwatt, giving Orange full ownership of the company.   By acquiring Cloudwatt, said Orange, it will strengthen its enterprise cloud services offering – a major focus of its "Essentials 2020" strategic plan. The technologies and services offered by Cloudwatt complement Orange’s own portfolio and represent an opportunity to accelerate the deployment of a sovereign public cloud both in France and in Europe.

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5 Cloud Computing Funding Stories You Might Have Missed, March 20 – Talkin’ Cloud

Posted on Mar 20, 2015 in Cloud News

Talkin' Cloud has compiled a list of cloud computing financing and venture capital stories for readers who might have missed the news earlier in the week. Each week Talkin' Cloud compiles a list of cloud computing financing stories for readers who might have missed the news earlier in the week. This week's column features funding news from Birst, Modernizing Medicine, Reltio, CollateBox and Collective Health.

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10 Big Misconceptions About Cloud Computing – Entrepreneur

Posted on Mar 19, 2015 in Cloud News

The cloud is growing larger every day, with more and more customers either storing their data there or using its other functions. In a time of rapid change, it's easy for the cloud to be seen by some as a panacea to cure their many IT ills, while for others it presents as a source of impending woe. 1: My current computer systems will work just as well in the cloud as they do today

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Report shows majority of cloud providers not hitting SLA targets – CloudTech

Posted on Mar 18, 2015 in Cloud News

(c)iStock.com/antoniokhr 76% of organisations surveyed by CDW in its Cloud 401 report say at least one cloud vendor failed to meet their SLAs. The report, released in February, found reliability (43%) as the most important metric for cloud service providers, far ahead of cost (28%) and ability to integrate with existing infrastructure (27%), meaning a double whammy for providers who couldn’t meet their uptime figures. Cloud services go down for a variety of reasons, from the preventable, such as a fat finger, to the less preventable, like adverse weather conditions

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Oracle (ORCL) Stock Gains Today Following Earnings Beat, Upbeat Cloud … – TheStreet.com

Posted on Mar 18, 2015 in Cloud News

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Oracle (ORCL - Get Report) shares are up 4.04% to $44.57 in early market trading on Wednesday after the enterprise software and computer hardware products and services provider reported its third quarter financial results after the closing bell yesterday.The company's revenue was hurt by a strengthening U.S. dollar that resulted in diminishing returns on the international market, causing the company to generate revenue that was flat on a year over year basis at $9.3 billion.

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Indonesian city to boost tax revenues with cloud computing – FutureGov Magazine

Posted on Mar 17, 2015 in Cloud News

According to responses from 37 city administrators in Asia, use of cloud technology is set to double over the next three years.

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Cloud Computing Security Holding Back Innovation – Midsize Insider

Posted on Mar 17, 2015 in Cloud News

Over the past year, a number of high-profile data breaches have raised concerns that modern security technology can't keep up with the innovation of hackers and thieves. Advancements in cloud computing are muted as innovators wonder whether the business public will accept the risks associated with more connectivity and integration. These innovations, however, are necessary for midsize businesses to remain competitive, so IT managers have to be willing to invest in emerging cloud technologies and the necessary security measures

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In Five Years, The Market for Hybrid Cloud Computing is Worth $84.67 Billion – CloudTimes (blog)

Posted on Mar 17, 2015 in Cloud News

MarketsandMarkets, the consulting and market research firm, has estimated that the growth of hybrid cloud will reach about $84.67 billion in 2019.

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Evolve IP Adds RMM, MDM to Desktop Services Suite – MSPmentor

Posted on Mar 17, 2015 in Cloud News

Evolve IP CEO Thomas J. Gravina Evolve IP has expanded its Desktop Services Suite to help IT professionals solve deployment and device management issues in hybrid cloud environments.  The Wayne, Pennsylvania-based communications and cloud services company said its updated Desktop Services Suite enables physical, virtual and mobile device management (MDM). Evolve IP's Desktop Services Suite allows IT pros to control physical and virtual desktops and mobile devices through a single pane of glass, Evolve IP said, for complete management in the cloud

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Finland has biggest take up of cloud computing services in EU, research reveals – CloudTech

Posted on Mar 17, 2015 in Cloud News

(c)iStock.com/Ramberg Finland has the highest proportion of enterprises in the EU using cloud computing, according to figures from Eurostat. The findings from the European Union’s statistical office, from December 2014, saw more than half (51%) of Finnish enterprises in the cloud. Nordic and Benelux countries typically scored highly, with Sweden and Denmark in the top four and Netherlands and Belgium in the top 10.

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