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Melbourne IT plugs AU$1.25m into Tiger Pistol for SMB social edge – ZDNet

Posted on Nov 27, 2014 in SMB Cloud

Australian internet technology services provider Melbourne IT has invested AU$1.25 million in social media marketing company Tiger Pistol. The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)-listed Melbourne IT told investors in a statement (PDF) on Thursday that it had made the investment in Tiger Pistol — in the form of a convertible note on commercial terms — as part of a deal that will see it offer Tiger Pistol's services to its small to medium-sized business (SMB) customers

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Will the “Tape is Dead” Folks Please Sit Down? – Enterprise Storage Forum

Posted on Nov 18, 2014 in SMB Cloud

A storage newsletter that shall go unnamed (we all make mistakes) discussed the dwindling of tape in 2012. Their opinion was that tape was on its way out. They pointed out that backup was moving to VTLs and that this change would be the death knell of tape

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5 Cloud Computing Funding Stories You Might Have Missed, Nov. 14 – Talkin’ Cloud

Posted on Nov 14, 2014 in Cloud News

Talkin' Cloud brings together the top cloud computing financing stories of the week for readers. Each week Talkin' Cloud compiles a list of cloud computing financing stories for readers who might have missed the news earlier in the week. This week's column features funding news from Jandi,, Peak, Evernote and Avalara

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Poll Results: How Much Does Your Bank Use Cloud Computing? – American Banker

Posted on Oct 18, 2014 in Cloud News

Poll Results: How Much Does Your Bank Use Cloud Computing ? American Banker American Banker readers share their views on the most pressing banking topics of the week.

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Dominion Marine Media signs cloud-computing deal – Trade Only Today

Posted on Oct 7, 2014 in Cloud News

Posted on October 6th, 2014 Dominion Marine Media, the division of Dominion Enterprises that operates YachtWorld, Boat Trader, and Cosas De Barcos, signed a new partnership with continuous integration platform provider CloudBees. Dominion Marine Media said its websites serve more than 38 million unique visitors annually in six languages in 171 countries. Its team of developers faces a constant challenge in ensuring consistency across projects and keeping infrastructure maintenance overheads to a minimum.

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Understanding cloud computing’s risk – ITWorld Canada (blog)

Posted on Sep 24, 2014 in Cloud News

Ignore the claims by fearmongers, who are impeding the march of cloud computing.

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Be ready to mitigate disruptive tech’s legal risks – TechRepublic

Posted on Sep 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

With the cloud and big data in full swing and IoT on the rise, the time is ripe for businesses to take stock of the new legal challenges that disruptive technologies create. Companies have always had to address the legal risks inherent in doing business and seek to mitigate them.

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Unlocking the true potential of big data – TechRadar UK

Posted on Sep 2, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

It is very easy to think that at the most fundamental level, big data is simply about capturing and searching information – lots of it – and the cloud is our modern day filing cabinet.

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Seattle Takes Oracle’s Cloud – New York Times (blog)

Posted on Jul 30, 2014 in Cloud News

New York Times (blog) Seattle Takes Oracle's Cloud New York Times (blog) On Tuesday, Oracle kicked off its new cloud computing technology center in Seattle.

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UP gets ‘cloud computing’ for paperless secretariats – Business Standard

Posted on Jul 9, 2014 in Cloud News

Taking e-governance a notch higher, Uttar Pradesh government has adopted 'cloud computing' for gradual shift to 'paperless' secretariats in the state.

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EMC Division Bags Frost & Sullivan Award – Light Reading India

Posted on Jul 6, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

EMC India IIG Division has bagged the Frost & Sullivan ICT award under Digital Media category for Product Line Strategy Leadership – Enterprise Content Management. Frost & Sullivan hosted the 12th edition of its Information & Communications Technology (ICT) India Awards recently in Delhi.

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HDFC Bank Wins the Gartner CRM Excellence Award for CRMnext … – Insurance News Net

Posted on Jul 6, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Mumbai, India (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 CRMnext has enabled HDFC Bank to implement an "One bank" vision through a single strategy execution platform to unify its sales, service and relationship management processes.   •  Gold winner in 'Sales Effectiveness' Category   •  CRMnext has enabled HDFC Bank to implement an "One bank" vision through a single strategy execution platform to unify its sales, service and relationship management processes.   •  Its innovative solutions have delivered impressive improvements in cross-selling, lead conversion rate and sales turnaround time, and reduced customer complaints by 30%. HDFC Bank has been recognised as the winner of the 'Best Sales Effectiveness' award during the tenth Gartner & 1to1 Media CRM Excellence Awards Programme

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TechNavio Publishes Global Hybrid Cloud Market Insights Ahead of IEEE Cloud … – The Herald | (press release)

Posted on Jun 24, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

LONDON — TechNavio, a global tech-focused research firm has announced the publication of its survey findings on the Global Hybrid Cloud Market, ahead of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing.

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WoodWing introduces cloud-based publishing process analytics at the … – WorldPressOnline (press release)

Posted on Jun 18, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

WoodWing introduces cloud-based publishing process analytics at the Xperience 2014At its Xperience conference taking place in Lisbon on June 17-18, WoodWing Software introduced a new product called Enterprise Analytics, with all-new analytics features for its multi-channel publishing system Enterprise. At any time, the cloud-based Enterprise Analytics provides authorized users up-to-date information about the progress of their production processes, enabling them to take timely action whenever needed

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Tunisia’s Zitouna Bank Chooses IBM Cloud For Core Banking Systems, Mobile … – MarketWatch

Posted on Jun 17, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

ARMONK, N.Y. and TUNIS, Tunisia, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM ) today announced that Zitouna Bank has selected cloud capabilities consisting of IBM systems, software and services to transform its core banking platform and develop new services for customers. As in many developing countries, more than 50 percent of the Tunisian population does not have access to modern, reliable financial services and more than a quarter have no bank accounts at all

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