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Now That It Owns Fusion-io, SanDisk Has Big Plans for the Enterprise – Re/code

Posted on Aug 30, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Its been about two months since the flash memory company SanDisk agreed to pay about $1.2 billion for Fusion-io, the company that was among the first to really push flash into the enterprise data center. Now, the question is: What is SanDisk going to do with Fusion, now that it owns it

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OpenText Aiming Growth At Cloud Computing – Investor’s Business Daily

Posted on Aug 29, 2014 in Cloud News

OpenText (NASDAQ:OTEX) doesn't fit neatly into any one business category.

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AllDigital Holdings, Inc. Announces Passing of CEO Paul Summers – MarketWatch

Posted on Aug 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

IRVINE, Calif., Aug 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- AllDigital Holdings, Inc. ADGL, +0.00% announced today the sudden passing of Paul Summers, the Company's Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors.

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Hacking The Bottom Line – TechCrunch

Posted on Aug 28, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Editor’s note: Andre Durand is the founder and CEO of Ping Identity. Where is your data, and how quickly can you safely reach it? These questions are top of mind now that cloud and mobile apps like Dropbox, Google Apps and iCloud, as well as mobile banking apps pervade our everyday lives at home and at work

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Workday Q&A: COO Talks Oracle, SAP – InformationWeek

Posted on Aug 28, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Workday COO Mike Stankey claims his firm has a three- to five-year tech lead on Oracle and SAP because the cloud is "more than a destination and a pricing model." Workday reported yet another double-digit gain late Wednesday, with a 74% year-over-year increase for the company's second quarter ended July 31. It also beat Wall Street estimates and raised its forecasts yet again. Mind you, the eight-year-old, cloud-based human capital management (HCM) and financials app vendor expects to reach $760 million in revenue this year.

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For CFOs, Tech Transition Is A Matter Of When, Not If – Forbes

Posted on Aug 26, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

According to a recent survey by financial services company UBS UBS AG (UBS), more than half of American and European CIOs plan to gradually shift to cloud services while another third are transitioning as quickly as possible.

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China Telecom, IBM focus on SME cloud – Telecoms.com

Posted on Aug 26, 2014 in SMB Cloud

The two companies are focusing on SMEs China Telecom has signed a three-year agreement with IBM to help small and medium businesses in China implement secure, cost-effective and scalable SAP cloud-based applications.

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Bring Your Own Dilemmas: Dealing with BYOD and security – USA TODAY

Posted on Aug 26, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Digital devices(Photo: Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY) SAN FRANCISCO — Once upon a time, your computer was a box under your desk, your phone was connected by a wire to the wall, and everyone went home at 5 p.m. and left work behind them. "It's almost quaint to think of now," said Michael Malloy, a vice president at Webroot, a Colorado-based Internet security company

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Salesforce Overcoming Distrust In Europe – Forbes

Posted on Aug 22, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Salesforce has experienced resistance to its cloud customer relationship management (CRM) offering in Europe, especially in Germany, several sources told me. But it’s already taken measures to grapple with these problems. Salesforce’s stock was up 7% today after raising its full-year forecast to profit between 50 and 52 cents per share on revenue of between$ 5.34 billion and $5.37 billion.

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Dark skies hang over midtier cloud providers – InfoWorld

Posted on Aug 22, 2014 in Cloud News

We now have three major cloud leaders: Amazon Web Services, Google, and Microsoft.

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FASB Floats Cloud Computing Proposal – FEI Daily

Posted on Aug 21, 2014 in Cloud News

The $131 billion cloud computing market is facing uncertainty after new guidance is floated by the U.S. accounting rulemaker. © Digital Vision / Thinkstock The proposal issued by Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) calls for customers to determine whether payments they make to cloud computing service providers should be treated as a software licenses or service contracts

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RISC creator is pushing open source chips for cloud computing and the internet … – Gigaom

Posted on Aug 19, 2014 in Cloud News

Fed up with the limitations of current computer chips and their related intellectual property, a team of researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, is pushing an open source alternative.

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Apple-Google Rivalry Moves to Companies as Growth Slows – Bloomberg

Posted on Aug 19, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Google Inc

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Cloud management startup Luminal closes $10 million in new funding – ZDNet

Posted on Aug 14, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

Luminal, a cloud solutions startup, closed a $10 million Series B financing round on Thursday, led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA).

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Cloud computing to form key part of China’s 2016-2020 plans – WantChinaTimes

Posted on Aug 13, 2014 in Cloud News

The cloud computing market in China is expected to be worth US$137 billion by the end of 2015. (File photo/Commerical Times) China will invest in cloud computing between 2016 to 2020 to develop a complete industry chain, writes our Chinese-language sister paper China Times.

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