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Every Company Needs A Chief Digital Officer – TechCrunch

Posted on Nov 22, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Editor’s note: Neha Sampat is CEO of raw engineering and an expert on the enterprise market, with 15 years in product marketing for enterprise software, cloud computing and online experiences for companies like Sun Microsystems and VMware. In an increasingly digital world, where everything from marketing to R&D and customer service is becoming digital, the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) is more important than ever in helping drive company growth and a better connection with customers.

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SAP talks up Hana but small companies slow to sign on – PCWorld

Posted on Nov 21, 2014 in SMB Cloud

Small and medium-sized businesses looking to grow need to leverage big data, cloud computing and mobility, and SAP says that its Hana platform can help them on those fronts. “If we can bring the power of Hana to small businesses we can change the world,” said SAP CEO Bill McDermott during a panel talk at the company’s small and medium-sized business summit in New York City Thursday.

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Big data survey reveals why IT is — or isn’t — on board – TechTarget

Posted on Nov 20, 2014 in SMB Cloud

Despite challenges that can deter successful deployment, big data analytics remains a goal for enterprise IT. As many as 73% of businesses have or plan to invest in big data within the next two years, according to " Big Data Investment Grows but Deployments Remain Scarce in 2014," a big data survey by Gartner Inc., a research firm in Stamford, Conn

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Symantec delivers DRaaS for Helion – Business-Cloud.com

Posted on Nov 20, 2014 in SMB Cloud

Symantec and HP to collaborate to build DRaaS which will be called HP Helion and Symantec Continuity. The news that HP and Symantec are to deliver a Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) product for HP Helion comes on the same day as Microsoft has suffered a major outage of its Azure cloud platform

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Cloud Computing Cited As Competitive Advantage Over Rivals – Manufacturing Business Technology

Posted on Nov 20, 2014 in Cloud News

SAN MATEO, Calif. —— NetSuite Inc., the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials/ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, has announced the results of a study titled, ‘Disrupt, Collapse, Transform: The Role of the Cloud in Industry Transformation’, sponsored by NetSuite and conducted by global industry analyst firm Frost & Sullivan. The study, completed in October 2014, surveyed 1,500 senior executives across multiple industry sectors in seven countries – the US, Australia, Singapore, the UK, Japan, Hong Kong, and the Philippines

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Google Fiber Delivers Another Blow To Cable – Motley Fool

Posted on Nov 20, 2014 in SMB Cloud

In addition to connection speeds as much as 100 times the speed of traditional broadband Internet solutions, Google (NASDAQ: GOOG  ) (NASDAQ: GOOGL  ) Fiber has the added benefit of providing customers with a non-cable solution. It's no secret cable providers like Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA  ) (NASDAQ: CMCSK  ) and Time Warner (NYSE: TWC  ) are at the bottom of customer service lists year in and year out.

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Cloud computing, privacy among top technology challenges for IT audit managers – Canadian Underwriter

Posted on Nov 20, 2014 in Cloud News

DAILY NEWS Nov 19, 2014 12:11 PM 2014-11-19 Cybersecurity and privacy was rated as the “top technology challenge” by respondents to a recent survey, while risks from cloud computing and information technology outsourcing made the top 10, yet most respondents do not update their IT audit risk assessments more frequently than once a year, Protiviti Inc. suggested in a recent report.

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How Small Business Software Could Produce The Next Hundred Billion Dollar … – Street Fight

Posted on Nov 19, 2014 in SMB Cloud

This is the third article  in a three-part series on “The Democratization of Local Commerce.”  In the tech industry, the business logic behind platforms nears gospel. We know that platforms — everything from YouTube and WordPress to Facebook and Twitter — enable smaller companies to grow and compete against better-capitalized incumbents by providing a critical business assets at a fraction of the cost.  The effect is a kind of efficient fragmentation — or democratization — in the information industries. We also know that the tech industry has started to export these platforms to traditionally offline industries.

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81 Percent Of US Businesses Cite Cloud Computing As A Competitive … – MarketWatch

Posted on Nov 18, 2014 in Cloud News

SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetSuite Inc. N, +0.59% the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced the results of a study titled, 'Disrupt, Collapse, Transform: The Role of the Cloud in Industry Transformation', sponsored by NetSuite and conducted by global industry analyst firm Frost & Sullivan

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Microsoft vs. Google: Which Is the Better Cloud Computing Stock? – Nasdaq

Posted on Nov 18, 2014 in Cloud News

"Moving businesses to the cloud" is a common strategy among tech giants. While the basic concept is easy to grasp, it can be hard to estimate a company's cloud-based growth in financial terms.

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Microsoft vs. Google: Which Is the Better Cloud Computing Stock? – Motley Fool

Posted on Nov 18, 2014 in Cloud News

"Moving businesses to the cloud" is a common strategy among tech giants. While the basic concept is easy to grasp, it can be hard to estimate a company's cloud-based growth in financial terms. Research firm Markets and Markets estimates that the entire cloud market will grow from $37 billion in 2010 to $121 billion by 2015

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Mobile Cloud Computing in the Biomass Industry – Biomass Magazine

Posted on Nov 18, 2014 in Cloud News

Mobile supply chain management integrates software applications with mobile devices to allow users to wirelessly operate at any location.

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The Software Defined Business: A Revitalized CA Catalyzes the Application … – Forbes

Posted on Nov 16, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Kurt Marko, Contributor I analyze new technologies and their business implications Full bio I am an IT analyst, columnist and proprietor of MarkoInsights, where you can find a compendium of my recent work and commentary. I regularly contribute to several technology Web sites and am a prolific author of in-depth IT reports.

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Forrester 2015 predictions report explains how cloud will be “the motivator” – CloudTech

Posted on Nov 14, 2014 in Cloud News

Picture credit: iStockPhoto Yes, it’s that time of year again. Everyone who’s got an opinion will be telling the world and his dog about their predictions for cloud computing in 2015

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7 IT Startups That Will Change How Businesses Innovate In 2015 – TechCrunch (blog)

Posted on Nov 14, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Editor’s note: Mike Kail is CIO and SVP of infrastructure at Yahoo. He sits on the board of ElasticBox and is also an investor in ZenPayroll

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