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SAP Outlines HANA In The Cloud Strategy – Talkin’ Cloud

Posted on May 7, 2015 in Cloud News

Sven Denecken, vice president of SAP Cloud Solutions and head of co-innovation at SAP. SAP today added two new cloud editions to its portfolio: SAP Business Suite 4 SAP HANA (S/4HANA) and a new Internet of Things (IoT) initiative. Unfurled at the Sapphire Now conference, SAP is making a case for running a pristine implementation of its applications on an SAP HANA cloud that is hosted on the IBM SoftLayer Cloud.

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CLOUD COMPUTING Cisco Taps Chuck Robbins To Succeed CEO John … – CIO Today

Posted on May 5, 2015 in Cloud News

John Chambers is stepping down as CEO of Cisco . He’ll shift to the executive chairman role starting July 26 to make room for Chuck Robbins, who will serve as the next CEO and take a seat on the company’s board of directors. Chambers will remain chairman of the board

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Cloud computing costs could be cut thanks to new Irish-developed app – Siliconrepublic.com

Posted on May 5, 2015 in Cloud News

Siliconrepublic.com Cloud computing costs could be cut thanks to new Irish-developed app Siliconrepublic.com Auxilion's R&D group has developed ZureView for the Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform which has over 450,000 customers and is adding more than 1,000 per day. As well as enterprise end users, the ZureView app is targeted at Microsoft partners ... New Azure App Identifies Cloud Computing Costs SYS-CON Media (press release) Microsoft has a clever plan to keep its cloud business growing Business Insider Microsoft looks to empower IT in the cloud ChannelWorld.in TechTarget  - IT Trends & Analysis (IT-TNA) all 56 news articles »

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Microsoft aims to integrate cloud computing with launch of two new phones – AsiaOne

Posted on May 4, 2015 in Cloud News

Microsoft Devices Indonesia aims to integrate cloud computing into its mobile phones with the launch of two new phones on Monday equipped with cloud computing services. "Our services now have the motto 'mobile first, cloud first'.

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Global IT Giants Rushing to Korean Public Cloud Computing Market – BusinessKorea

Posted on May 4, 2015 in Cloud News

Global IT companies such as Amazon Web Services and Oracle are trying to recruit cloud computing personnel in Korea in order to expand their business in the domestic public cloud computing market. The IT giants have built cooperative relations with smaller Korean IT and cloud computing firms prior to the business expansion on the determination that favorable public opinions for themselves are essential for the penetration of the public cloud computing market

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Tapping Cloud Computing’s Full Potential – Forbes

Posted on May 1, 2015 in Cloud News

Forbes Tapping Cloud Computing's Full Potential Forbes Only 35% of the value from workloads in the cloud today is being realized, leaving 65% of their value untapped. Enterprises have the potential to gain much greater value from the workloads they already have in the cloud

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Too Embarrassed to Ask: What Is ‘The Cloud’ and How Does It Work? – Re/code

Posted on Apr 30, 2015 in Cloud News

Too Embarrassed to Ask is a new Re/code feature in which our reviewers answer any and all of your burning tech questions — including the very basic ones you might be too embarrassed to ask your tech-savvy friends. Today, senior editor Bonnie Cha helps clear up questions around the mystical cloud

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Cities empowered with cloud computing to cut costs, facilitate urban planning – Daily Sabah

Posted on Apr 28, 2015 in Cloud News

The government introduced the Cloud City Information System yesterday, which streamlines urban planning and saves cities from higher expenditures on information technologies.The Environment and Urban Development Ministry rolled out the "Smart Cities - Cloud City Information System" yesterday, a milestone for data collection for urban planning purposes.The system, which is currently being piloted in Elazığ, Ardahan and Kırşehir, will be implemented in other cities and towns in the near future. It enables municipalities running cities and small towns as well as ministry officials to access a database of up-to-date information for city plans. The ministry said in a statement that it would help better analyze development problems cities face and will provide data infrastructure for urban transformation - the country's ambitious project to replace haphazardly built neighborhoods that are highly vulnerable to disasters with new buildings.The ministry expects savings of about TL 400 million ($150 million) through the implementation of the system, which will cut IT costs, the purchasing of hardware and other expenditures for the development of infrastructure in the cities.

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CLOUD COMPUTING Best of Interop 2015 Finalists Compete in Vegas – CIO Today

Posted on Apr 28, 2015 in Cloud News

Interop has announced the finalists for its 2015 Best of Interop Awards. The awards recognize innovation and technological advancements in nine technology categories. Award winners will be announced at Interop Las Vegas 2015, which takes place Aprii 27 to May 1.

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US giant CenturyLink aims to take down Telstra in cloud computing – Sydney Morning Herald

Posted on Apr 28, 2015 in Cloud News

Exclusive CenturyLink's managing director, Gery Messer, says the telco would target Australian cloud computing clients this year, in direct competition with Telstra. Photo: Jessica Hromas One of the United States' biggest telecommunications companies, CenturyLink, has attacked Telstra on its home soil by launching its popular cloud computing services in Australia

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Daily Report: Amazon Dominates Cloud Computing, but Tech Giants Are in Pursuit – New York Times (blog)

Posted on Apr 25, 2015 in Cloud News

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Cloud computing spending to hit $32bn in 2015 – V3.co.uk

Posted on Apr 22, 2015 in Cloud News

Public cloud spending will grow by 25 percent in 2015 to reach a staggering $21bn, as firms continue to host services on platforms from the likes of Amazon Web Services, Google and Microsoft.

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IBM’s future is in the clouds. But for now, it’s more like a patch of fog 8:53 … – Fortune

Posted on Apr 21, 2015 in Cloud News

It’s no surprise that the centenarian technology company IBM is undergoing a bit of a pivot. The company’s once healthy computer hardware business is no longer the sales engine it used to be, exemplified by a big decline in that unit’s revenue in the latest lukewarm earnings report Monday. IBM’s $1.7 billion in first quarter hardware sales represented a 22% drop from the same period a year earlier.

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Cloud Raxak Unveils Cloud Security Compliance Solution – Talkin’ Cloud

Posted on Apr 20, 2015 in Cloud News

Cloud Raxak CEO Prasanna Mulgaonkar.

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Microsoft Charts Course Toward Containers, Cloud Computing’s Next Frontier – Redmond Channel Partner

Posted on Apr 20, 2015 in Cloud News

News Microsoft Charts Course Toward Containers, Cloud Computing's Next Frontier Perhaps you've heard the buzz about containers and how they're poised to become the next big thing in cloud computing. By Jeffrey Schwartz April 20, 2015 Containers, long used as a way of providing a secure sandbox that separates an application from the OS and in some cases network infrastructure, are poised to take on computing tasks deemed unachievable by today's virtual machines (VMs) and cloud infrastructures. In less than a year, a once-little-known startup provider of open source software called Docker put containers on the map.

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