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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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Mitel’s Bid for ShoreTel: Right Move or Too Much Too Soon? – No Jitter

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 in SMB Cloud

Mitel's Bid for ShoreTel: Right Move or Too Much Too Soon? ShoreTel confirms Mitel's unsolicited purchase offer as industry watchers weigh in on what the move could mean

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iCIMS Receives 2014 Cloud Computing Excellence Award – PR Newswire (press release)

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Cloud News

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Market hit for cloud computing heavyweights IBM, SAP part of industry’s growth … – Financial Post

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Cloud News

As more companies look to the cloud for their software and storage needs, traditional technology heavyweights International Business Machines Corp. and SAP took a hit Monday with reduced earnings projections that sent both companies’ shares plunging. But Sir Terence Matthews, the chair of Mitel Networks and one of the best known names in Canadian technology, says the market reaction Monday doesn’t diminish the fact that the future for Internet-based software solutions — so-called cloud computing — remains bright.

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PGi Acquires Cloud-based Project Management Platform – Talkin’ Cloud

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Cloud News

PGi (PGI) has added Central Desktop, a cloud-based team collaboration and project management platform for businesses, to its portfolio. Atlanta-based web conferencing software company PGi (PGI) has added Central Desktop, which provides a cloud-based team collaboration and project management platform for businesses, to its portfolio

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CNBC Exclusive: CNBC Transcript: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Sits Down with … – CNBC

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

WHEN: Today, Monday, October 20th WHERE: CNBC's Business Day Programming Following is the unofficial transcript of a CNBC EXCLUSIVE interview with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

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Gulf cloud computing market poised to grow sevenfold – gulfnews.com

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 in Cloud News

Dubai: Cloud computing has moved from hype to the mainstream as businesses and governments in the region are moving farther and faster, and organisations now compete in an increasingly complex environment. As investment pours into the Gulf and especially in Dubai in the roll-out of Dubai Smart City and the build-up to World Expo 2020, cloud tops the agenda of CIOs (chief information officers) and, in some cases, CEOs.

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Salesforce (CRM) Offers Wave: A New Analytics Solution – Zacks.com

Posted on Oct 14, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Enterprise cloud computing solutions provider, salesforce.com (CRM - Analyst Report), announced the worldwide release of its new product at its software event, Dreamforce 2014. The cloud-based product – Salesforce Wave – is an analytics platform, which aims at fulfilling Big Data requirements.

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Aruba Networks Preps Channel Team, Partners For Major SMB Business Offensive – CRN

Posted on Oct 14, 2014 in SMB Cloud

Under the new leadership of global channel chief Karl Soderland, Aruba Networks is readying a major midmarket offensive that will see it recruit more SMB-focused partners, bulk up its channel resources and, ultimately, drive sales of its wireless access points into the small- and midsize enterprise (SME). "I was brought in to evaluate the go-to-market and to see where there was potential opportunities for us to grow with the product lines that we have and the excitement around mobility," said Soderland, who joined Aruba in May from Avaya, where he headed up U.S. channel sales

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What eBay and other tech splits say about the future of cloud computing – Fortune

Posted on Oct 13, 2014 in Cloud News

Few words raise more consternation than ‘this time is different.’ Yet in the world of enterprise tech today, times are different — and they are likely to stay that way for a while.

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Should Cisco Split? – Forbes

Posted on Oct 13, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Hewlett-Packard‘s recent announcement that it will split into two companies and eBay‘s decision to spin off PayPal have led to renewed discussions about the possibility of splitting Cisco into separate entities to drive growth.

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