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Vodacom: cloud computing is IT industry game changer – Biztech Africa

Posted on Sep 22, 2014 in Cloud News

COMPUTING | Sept. 20, 2014, 7:15 a.m.Image: Nkosi Kumalo (centre) and Vodacom officials

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Unlike IoT, cloud computing is actually living up to its billing – ITProPortal

Posted on Sep 19, 2014 in Cloud News

Unlike the Internet of Things, the cloud is proving to be a technology worthy of all the hype. According to fresh research from Sage, an overwhelming 87 per cent of mid-market businesses (comprising between 100 and 499 members of staff) are now making use of cloud technology

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Sibos Topic 3: The benefits of Cloud Computing – Bobsguide (press release)

Posted on Sep 19, 2014 in Cloud News

Last week bobsguide provided insights into big data, a key topic up for discussion at Sibos this year. With the global conference quickly approaching, this week bobsguide discusses Cloud Computing and its impact on businesses within the financial sector. Despite some negative attitudes towards cloud when it was first introduced, attitudes have softened over the past few years and many industry experts believe that cloud is the key driver for innovation in companies.

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Infosys partners with China’s Huawei for cloud-based services – Reuters

Posted on Sep 19, 2014 in Cloud News

Thu Sep 18, 2014 2:33pm IST 1 of 3. Employees of Indian software company Infosys walk past Infosys logos at their campus in the Electronic City area in Bangalore September 4, 2012.

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Google, Microsoft, IBM luring startups with goodies – Economic Times

Posted on Sep 18, 2014 in Cloud News

BANGALORE: Google, Microsoft and IBM are trying to lure startups with lakhs of rupees worth of goodies in order to compete with Amazon, which is larger than all its competitors combined in the cloud computing space.Google has launched a program for startups wherein qualified companies would be given $100,000 in cloud credits. Indian startups with revenue of less than half a million dollar and who are a part of Nasscom 10,000 startup program or funded by a select list of venture capital firms would be eligible to apply for the credits

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Event will ask big 4 questions about cloud computing – The Northern Echo

Posted on Sep 18, 2014 in Cloud News

Phil Richardson of Atlas Cloud Event will ask big 4 questions about cloud computing First published in Business NewsLast updated by Andy Richardson A TEAM from three leading businesses has been brought together to set out the future for cloud computing in the North-East. The North East Chamber of Commerce and Brewin Dolphin will join experts from hosted desktop specialists Atlas Cloud to host an interactive briefing. The event – the second organised by Atlas Cloud - will answer the Big Four questions facing businesses: What will it mean for me; How secure is my data; How do the figures add up and What’s it like to be working in the cloud

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How to overcome the cloud-savvy IT talent shortage – CloudTech

Posted on Sep 18, 2014 in Cloud News

Senior executives at large multinational enterprises are already demanding that their CIO has a plan in place to ensure that they can effectively procure public and private cloud services for their organization. In smaller companies, some IT managers are now expected to acquire the knowledge and skills to perform a similar role.Are they prepared? To find out, let's review a current IT resource assessment.According to the findings from a recent market study by International Data Corporation (IDC), European IT departments still need to make significant improvements before they have fully embraced cloud architectures and transformed themselves into hybrid cloud service providers.When asked to evaluate their current readiness to execute on their cloud service brokering strategy -- where they become a trusted internal advisers to their Line of Business leaders -- European respondents admitted to unexpectedly low levels of confidence that they're ready.As an example, 56 percent of European IT departments cannot find qualified staff to effectively support cloud projects

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Cisco Acquires Private Cloud Provider Metacloud – Top Tech News

Posted on Sep 17, 2014 in Cloud News

In a move to beef up its Intercloud strategy, Cisco is acquiring a privately-held company called Metacloud.

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Cloud Service Brokers Emerge As Cloud Computing Skyrockets – HostReview.com (press release) (blog)

Posted on Sep 17, 2014 in Cloud News

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HP Buys Cloud Computing Startup Eucalyptus – CIO Today

Posted on Sep 16, 2014 in Cloud News

Hewlett-Packard announced an acquisition Thursday, a rare occurrence under CEO Meg Whitman, who took over the Palo Alto tech giant not long after the disastrous $11 billion deal for Autonomy.

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HP Buys Cloud Computing Startup – NewsFactor Network

Posted on Sep 15, 2014 in Cloud News

Hewlett-Packard announced an acquisition Thursday, a rare occurrence under CEO Meg Whitman, who took over the Palo Alto tech giant not long after the disastrous $11 billion deal for Autonomy. HP's latest purchase is in the software and services market, like Autonomy, but involves much less risk: The company purchased cloud-software startup Eucalyptus for an undisclosed price, which Recode reported was less than $100 million

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HP Buys Cloud Computing Startup – NewsFactor Network

Posted on Sep 15, 2014 in Cloud News

Hewlett-Packard announced an acquisition Thursday, a rare occurrence under CEO Meg Whitman, who took over the Palo Alto tech giant not long after the disastrous $11 billion deal for . HP's latest purchase is in the and services market, like Autonomy, but involves much less risk: The company purchased -software startup Eucalyptus for an undisclosed price, which Recode reported was less than $100 million. Eucalyptus is an open-source software company that helps clients connect to public cloud offerings such as Amazon Web Services.

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HP buying Eucalyptus’ cloud computing software – PC Tech Magazine

Posted on Sep 15, 2014 in Cloud News

Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) is buying cloud-computing software developer Eucalyptus Systems. Founded in 2009, Eucalyptus provides technology that lets companies store, process and deliver computing data via the Internet.

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Four disruptive start-ups in enterprise cloud computing – Washington Post (blog)

Posted on Sep 15, 2014 in Cloud News

Everyone has heard about the cloud, which powers the smartphone apps we all love. The cloud is also vital to large companies, yet their adoption of the cloud hasn’t been as seamless

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Cloud computing threat intelligence platforms: The next big thing? – TechTarget

Posted on Sep 12, 2014 in Cloud News

With FireEye Inc.'s announcement of a new threat analytics platform for Amazon Web Services, threat intelligence for the cloud is now becoming a reality. But will cloud-based threat analytics systems displace traditional security information and event management products and threat analytics systems in the near future?

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