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21Vianet Receives Industry Awards for Cloud Computing Services – GlobeNewswire (press release)

Posted on Oct 31, 2014 in Cloud News

October 31, 2014 08:00 ET | Source: 21Vianet Group, Inc. BEIJING, Oct

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Is your CFO hot under the collar? It might be due to missed cloud revenue – CloudTech

Posted on Oct 30, 2014 in Cloud News

Picture credit: iStockPhoto Even though ensuring the company is iterating and innovating is more the CIO’s bag, the CIO and the CFO both have a keen interest in the bottom line. New research from Canopy has found that 81% of CIOs and CFOs worry their business will become uncompetitive if they miss out on cloud revenues. The research, of 950 CIOs and CFOs in mid market and enterprise firms in the US and Europe, further noted that three quarters of CFOs think their business is missing out on revenue opportunities if they don’t have the optimum cloud applications and infrastructure in place.

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Will QuickBooks Be Your Accounting Software Next Year? – Forbes

Posted on Oct 28, 2014 in SMB Cloud

I just got back from , including small business owners, accountants and app developers. I attended the conference because I wanted to assess the relevance of this 30-year-old company in the age of the cloud

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Tech Data Execs: Unlike Ingram Micro, We Don’t Compete With Channel In Cloud – CRN

Posted on Oct 27, 2014 in SMB Cloud

Tech Data executives made one thing clear during their partner conference: They have no intention of cannibalizing channel partners and following Ingram Micro into hosted cloud. "We don't sell direct," Joe Quaglia, Tech Data's president of the Americas, told some 400 people Friday.

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CORRECTING and REPLACING GRAPHIC Adobe Named a Leader in … – MarketWatch

Posted on Oct 26, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct 25, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A multimedia asset accompanying this release has been removed. The release reads: ADOBE NAMED A LEADER IN ENTERPRISE MARKETING SOFTWARE SUITES BY INDEPENDENT RESEARCH FIRM Adobe Marketing Cloud Recognized as a Leader with Highest Overall Scores in Current Offering, Strategy and Market Presence Adobe ADBE, +1.65% today announced the company has been recognized as a leader in “The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Marketing Software Suites, Q4 2014.” Adobe was among a group of select vendors that Forrester Research, Inc.

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Parallels is Telecom Italia Digital Solutions Technical Partner to Speed up … – Business Wire (press release)

Posted on Oct 24, 2014 in SMB Cloud

RENTON, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Parallels, the cloud management platform for service providers, today announced a new partnership with Telecom Italia Digital Solutions (TIDS), a subsidiary of international ICT provider Telecom Italia. Parallels Automation platform has been chosen by TIDS to expand its cloud services offering for SMBs to new markets. Launching from scratch a Cloud Automation Platform is a process that is hard to deal with and the cloud market for SMEs is a relatively new opportunity for telcos and IT Distributors

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Parallels is Telecom Italia Digital Solutions Technical Partner to Speed up … – MarketWatch

Posted on Oct 24, 2014 in SMB Cloud

RENTON, Wash., Oct 24, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Parallels, the cloud management platform for service providers, today announced a new partnership with Telecom Italia Digital Solutions (TIDS), a subsidiary of international ICT provider Telecom Italia. Parallels Automation platform has been chosen by TIDS to expand its cloud services offering for SMBs to new markets.

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Google Buys Firebase for Cloud and Mobile App Development – CIO Today

Posted on Oct 24, 2014 in Cloud News

Looking to bolster its presence in the cloud computing sector, Google on Wednesday announced that it has acquired real-time backend development firm and API developer Firebase for an undisclosed sum.

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Australia’s cloud computing services market to reach $4.55 billion by 2018 … – Marketing magazine Australia

Posted on Oct 24, 2014 in Cloud News

Australia’s cloud computing services market will nearly quadruple over five years to $4.55 billion in 2018, Frost & Sullivan is forecasting. The ‘State of Cloud Computing in Australia Report 2014′ found that the Australian cloud computing market in 2013 was generating revenues of $1.23 billion.

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Intuit says new releases open global SMB market to Aussie developers – iTWire

Posted on Oct 23, 2014 in SMB Cloud

The big US online accounting software provider Intuit, which entered the Australian market in its own right just over one year ago, has launched a set of new developer tools which it says will open up global access to a cloud-based small business market for Aussie developers. According to Intuit, makers of the QuickBooks Online platform, the new developer.intuit.com offers best-in-class developer tools, allowing developers to create “game-changing applications” for small businesses efficiently and quickly.These latest developer enhancements are part of a number of new product enhancements unveiled at QuickBooks Connect in the USA that brought together small business, entrepreneurs, accountants and developers for the first time.According to Intuit Australia managing director Nicolette Maury, the big American is already making its mark in the Australian market with the Intuit brand by leveraging on the significant recognition amongst small businesses of the QuickBooks product offerings.

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CLOUD COMPUTING Google Buys Firebase for Cloud and Mobile App … – CIO Today

Posted on Oct 23, 2014 in Cloud News

Looking to bolster its presence in the cloud computing sector, Google on Wednesday announced that it has acquired real-time backend development firm and API developer Firebase for an undisclosed sum. Employees at the San Francisco-based company will be integrated into the Google Cloud Platform division, according to the company. Founded in 2011, Firebase provides a cloud-based synchronization service that helps developers build mobile apps.

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Cloud computing services help boost Open Text profit – Reuters UK

Posted on Oct 22, 2014 in Cloud News

By Tanvi Mehta Thu Oct 23, 2014 12:51am BST (Reuters) - Soaring demand for cloud services helped Canadian business software maker Open Text Corp's more than double its first-quarter profit. Net income rose to $64.6 million (40.26 million pounds), or 53 cents per share, from $30.6 million, or 26 cents per share, a year earlier

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Telx Adds Hybrid Cloud Option to Cloud Exchange – Data Center Knowledge

Posted on Oct 22, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

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What to Watch in the Day Ahead – Thursday, Oct. 23 – Reuters

Posted on Oct 22, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Wed Oct 22, 2014 2:56pm EDT (The Day Ahead is an email and PDF publication that includes the day's major stories and events, analyses and other features. To receive The Day Ahead, Eikon users can register at .

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More than half of cloud conference attendees are adopting hybrid cloud strategy – CloudTech

Posted on Oct 22, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

Picture credit: iStockPhoto 58% of attendees at the 2014 Cloud Expo and the AWS Summit, in New York, have indicated they are building hybrid cloud solutions for their organisations, according to a survey. According to the survey, conducted by Avere Systems, the same number (58%) said they were planning on migrating at least some of their on-prem applications to the cloud within the next two years.

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