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Indian software market grew 10 percent in H2 2014: IDC – Techradar India

Posted on Jun 27, 2015 in SMB Cloud

The Indian software market registered a stable year-on-year growth of 10 percent in the second half of 2014 owing to the steady double-digit growth of top vendors, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC)."The Indian software market registered a stable year on year growth of 10 percent.

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How to enter the hosted virtual desktop service market – TechTarget

Posted on Jun 26, 2015 in SMB Cloud

New service areas are always top of mind for managed service providers (MSPs), and interest is growing in the hosted virtual desktop, or desktop as a service (DaaS), market due to the benefits it can provide around security, functionality and ease of use.In fact, DaaS is the top planned virtualization offering by MSPs -- beating out network, storage, virtual desktop infrastructure, data center, application and server virtualization -- according to a 2014 Techaisle survey. In addition, 45% of MSPs are currently offering a hosted virtual desktop service to small and medium-sized businesses and another 27% are planning to offer it this year, according to a Techaisle survey of 684 channel partners, which included 147 MSPs.

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AppFolio IPO Focuses On Property Managers And Legal Companies – Benzinga

Posted on Jun 26, 2015 in SMB Cloud

AppFolio (NASDAQ: APPF), a provider of cloud-based business software solutions, raised $74 million in its IPO on June 26. The company priced 6.2 million shares at a price of $12 per share. AppFolio will list on the NASDAQ under the ticker APPF.

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Indian software market grew 10 percent in H2 2014: IDC – New Kerala

Posted on Jun 26, 2015 in SMB Cloud

The Indian software market registered a stable year-on-year growth of 10 percent in the second half of 2014 owing to the steady double-digit growth of top vendors, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). "The Indian software market registered a stable year on year growth of 10 percent. However, the market is expected to gain a steady momentum starting 2016 and beyond as deals would have closures and implementation would start," IDC said on Thursday.It stated that some of the reasons for the stable growth include a steady double digit growth for the top vendors such as SAP, Microsoft, Oracle and the likes."More investments are expected to pour in from sectors such as government, manufacturing and retail among others."The Indian IT Software market is segregated into three primary markets which include Application Development Deployment (AD and D), Applications and System Infrastructure Software (SIS).The total AD and D market grew by 9.5 percent year-on-year while applications market pegged a growth of 10.8 percent year-on-year and SIS market grew by 8.5 percent during the second half of calendar year 2014.Some of the secondary markets that registered a strong growth during the review period include application platforms, content, operations and manufacturing applications and integration and orchestration middleware among others."Some of the larger software vendors restructured their organization in line with the emerging technologies and re-aligned their strategies to capture the mindshare in the growth markets such as SMB, cloud, analytics and mobility

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Oracle Takes the Fight to Amazon With New Aggressively Priced Cloud Services – Forbes

Posted on Jun 25, 2015 in Cloud News

Global software major Oracle Corp. has entered into a price war with Amazon with a string of new additions to its Oracle Oracle Cloud Platform.  Oracle, which is rapidly expanding its presence in the cloud computing market, hopes that the combination of low pricing and a comprehensive cloud product portfolio will win customers over.

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Software-Defined Data Centre (SDDC) Market Report 2015-2020 : Cloud … – PR Newswire (press release)

Posted on Jun 25, 2015 in Cloud News

NEW YORK, June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Companies are often held back by an inflexible and complex IT infrastructure that cannot keep up with the changing needs of business. These restraints result in slow deployment of critical applications and services, limited resources, poor operation management, and unpredictable system integration.Virtualised servers and desktops hold the key to more efficient IT management. Collaboration through cloud also enables greater access to enterprise systems and data through a wider range of devices.

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Global Cloud Computing: Infrastructure, Platforms, and Services 2015 – 2020 – PR Newswire (press release)

Posted on Jun 25, 2015 in Cloud News

LONDON, June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Overview:Cloud is an enabler of business process change as it facilitates enterprise to realize key benefits including expenditure reduction (CapEx and OpEx), service development and delivery efficiencies, and greater flexibility to meet evolving business needs. Cloud technologies and solutions are also becoming more important to telecommunications service providers as they begin to implement virtualization of network functions.Global Cloud Computing: Infrastructure, Platforms, and Services 2015 - 2020 evaluates the global and regional markets for Cloud Services including IaaS, PaaS, and PaaS by solution type (Private and Public)

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North America Continues Global Cloud Security Software Market Dominance … – MarketWatch

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 in SMB Cloud

BANGALORE, June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- BANGALORE, June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The report presented by Mordor Intelligence consists of a detailed account of the Cloud Security Software Market. This report is segmented by Type (Cloud IAM, Cloud Email, Cloud IDS/IPS, Cloud Encryption, Cloud Network Security, Cloud Database Security) - By Industry - By Geographical Region (North America, Europe, APAC, Rest of World) -Drivers, Restraints, Vendor Profiles, Global Market Size, Forecasts & Analysis (2014-2020). This report is mainly focused on the Cloud Security Software estimates where many Small and Medium Businesses (SMB) are moving into cloud technology because of the lower cost of ownership and the increasing data breaches in the organizations are resulting in heavy losses

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Leading Chinese Cloud Computing Startup DaoCloud Presents at DockerCon … – PR Newswire (press release)

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 in Cloud News

SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DaoCloud today announced that co-founder Yong Yu's presentation "The Chinese Docker Community" was a great success at DockerCon 2015, held June 22 and 23 in San Francisco. Docker, the open platform for distributed applications, has now become a hot topic among Chinese developer communities, internet companies, technology start-ups and other traditional industries. DaoCloud is an early adopter of the technology, and has been working with Docker container technology from the day DaoCloud opened its doors for business.

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Blurred lines, as consumer tech swallows delivery of BIG IT – The Register

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

A decade of “consumerisation” of IT has, according to Gartner, succeeded in shifting the balance of power within organisations — across departments and from hierarchies to individuals. For IT companies traditionally dominating the B2C market, the opportunities to target the enterprise space looms large.

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Here’s why I see OpenStack becoming the most important cloud platform for … – VentureBeat

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

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Healthcare Cloud Computing Market – North American Industry Analysis and … – Medgadget.com (blog)

Posted on Jun 23, 2015 in Cloud News

Healthcare cloud computing facilitates faster accessibility of electronic medical records and large storage of medical information in hospitals and clinics.

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Accelerite Bets Big On Hybrid Cloud Management – Talkin’ Cloud

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 in Cloud News

Accelerite acquired Convirture. The line between IT vendor and solution provider appears to be getting blurrier as solution providers cast about for way higher margin opportunities

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Cloud Computing Services – Global Strategic Business Report 2015-2020 … – PR Newswire (press release)

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 in Cloud News

DUBLIN, June 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xdd2kc/cloud_computing) has announced the addition of the "Cloud Computing Services - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

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Cloud Computing Excitement Drives Oracle Valuation Too High – Seeking Alpha

Posted on Jun 21, 2015 in Cloud News

Summary The software market for midsized businesses and large enterprises is shifting from on-premise systems to cloud hosted services, and Oracle is responding to the market by transforming its business. We believe this translational period will be coincided by a period of stagnated revenue and earnings growth. There short-term concerns distract investors from the stock's long-term intrigue

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