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LocalVox Names New York-Based MultiVision Digital as "Next Big SMB … – GlobeNewswire (press release)

Posted on May 20, 2015 in SMB Cloud

May 19, 2015 13:08 ET | Source: The Berry Company NEW YORK, May 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MultiVision Digital, a New York-based business video production company, has been named the winner of the second annual "Next Big SMB" contest, receiving over $15,000 in online marketing from LocalVox.

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Qumu Selects IBM Cloud to Run Its Flagship Video Products – Business Wire (press release)

Posted on Apr 30, 2015 in SMB Cloud

SAN BRUNO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leading enterprise business video platform provider Qumu (NASDAQ: QUMU) has announced that its cloud video solutions are now being powered by the IBM Cloud. With IBM Cloud’s global SoftLayer infrastructure, Qumu provides customers of its flagship video and rich-media presentation solutions, Qumu Cloud and Qumu Enterprise, with persistent performance and low-latency connections around the world. “We’ve made significant investments to bring our enterprise video platform in the cloud in order to easily and securely bring better video to everyone,” said Vern Hanzlik, President of Qumu

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Social Media Proves a Popular Communications Tool among Latin American … – MarketWatch

Posted on Apr 27, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Apr 27, 2015 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) -- - Voice remains critical to businesses as smart phones and IP phones are the most frequently used tools BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In Latin America, IT decision makers continue to value integrated solutions, although they are likely to source them from several vendors rather than from a single provider. IT spending is mainly aimed at improving productivity, accelerating decision making, and enhancing customer experience

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Research and Markets: Talent Management Software (Talent Acquisition … – Business Wire (press release)

Posted on Apr 24, 2015 in SMB Cloud

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Talent Management Software Market by Solution, by Services, by Deployment Mode, by Organization Size, by Verticals, and by Regions - Trends and Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. The Talent management software market is expected to grow from $5,270.3 million in 2014 to $11,367.0 million by 2019, at an estimated Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 16.6% from 2014 to 2019. The key players in this market include Oracle, IBM, Cornerstone ondemand, Lumesse, Peoplefluent, Skillsoft, Saba software, and many others The BFSI, IT and telecom and retail vertical is expected to account for the largest market share throughout the forecast period.

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SMEs take up cloud computing but internet speed and security still a stumbling … –

Posted on Apr 22, 2015 in Cloud News

A survey shows 9% of Australian SMEs took up cloud computing in the past six months, in a result that has been described as “disappointing” by technology blogger David Markus. Markus’ comments come as MYOB today released the latest edition of its Business Monitor survey, which studied the cloud computing habits of 1000 Australian SMEs. The use of cloud computing by SMEs is on the rise, with 46% of businesses surveyed saying they use cloud computing and 39% of businesses that use the cloud expecting revenue to increase in the coming year

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Sony Optical Disc Archive Achieves New Workflow Efficiencies with Masstech … – Broadcasting & Cable

Posted on Apr 12, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

4/12/2015 03:11:13 PM April 12, 2015 — LAS VEGAS, NAB Show 2015, Sony Booth #C11001: Today at NAB Show 2015, Sony announced that Masstech Group has integrated support for Sony's Optical Disc Archive products into Masstech's highly-acclaimed media asset management, archive and workflow solutions. The combination provides media enterprises with tapeless workflows to archive, manage and transform their valuable content throughout its lifecycle, from production to distribution.  Masstech solutions provide comprehensive media asset management (MAM) and content storage management capabilities, enabling users to effortlessly move content between Sony Optical Disc Archive storage and production systems while making it easy to access, find and manage increasing volumes of media assets. Masstech solutions’ deep integration with an extensive array of third-party automation, production and playout systems provides a transparent bridge between Sony Optical Disc Archives and critical systems in broadcast and professional media operations, enabling content and metadata to flow unhindered in efficient, automated workflows.

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SMBs Neglect WordPress Sites and Flirt with Danger – Small Business Computing

Posted on Mar 23, 2015 in SMB Cloud

Lots of small business owners flock to WordPress to help establish their companies online. But once they settle in, many of them do little to protect their corner of the Internet, according to a new study from CodeGuard, an Atlanta-based small and midsized business (SMB) cloud backup company

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Verizon Expands Asia-Pacific Cloud Capabilities to Meet Demand – CMO

Posted on Mar 16, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

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How to Really Make Cloud Computing Work – Smart Data Collective

Posted on Feb 27, 2015 in Cloud News

The cloud may feel like it’s everywhere, but for a lot of people, that doesn’t make it any easier to use. As the popularity of cloud computing has exploded among individuals and businesses in the past few years, so has its capabilities. The number of cloud providers has multiplied, and the market has grown bigger than ever before.

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Report: IBM "Leads the Pack" in Global Infrastructure Outsourcing; Support for … – PR Newswire (press release)

Posted on Feb 26, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

ARMONK, N.Y., Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today that Forrester Research has positioned the company as the leading supplier in the global infrastructure outsourcing segment, based on an evaluation of most significant suppliers. In a new report, "The Forrester Wave™: Global Infrastructure Outsourcing, Q1 2015," IBM scored the highest or among the highest among 13 suppliers across all three high-level evaluation criteria: Strategy, Current Offering and Market Presence

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Bangalore is the ‘SMAC Valley’ of the East –

Posted on Feb 23, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Social, mobile, analytics and cloud (SMAC) technologies are transforming society and business, and opening up new opportunities for startups not just in Silicon Valley but also in Bangalore. In fact, Bangalore can now be regarded as the ‘SMAC Valley’ of the East, according to speakers at the recent SMAC Day event hosted by TiE Bangalore. 10 startups pitched their products before an expert jury: Yelo (locally connected friend networks via mobile), ClassMint (sharing study notes), InterBizy (SMBs collaboration), JetPat (order processing from medical stores), ToneTag (contactless mobile payment), (cloud-based sales engagement hub), Datum Informatics (data analytics product for enterprise contextual intelligence), LabinApp (3D simulation of a physics/biology lab), EventsHigh (find nearby events) and UnBuffer (faster YouTube viewing without buffering)

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Hybrid Cloud – From Survey Darling To Real Business Benefit? – TechWeekEurope UK

Posted on Feb 2, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid cloud seems to be the darling child of the IT media at the moment. Vendors have jumped on the fact that almost every end-user survey is claiming that organisations will be looking to deploy hybrid solutions, as opposed to cloud-only solutions, in near future

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When Facebook’s Down, Thousands Slow Down – InformationWeek

Posted on Jan 28, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

When Facebook went down this week, thousands of websites linked to the social media site also slowed down, according to Dynatrace. Cloud Storage Devices: 6 Worth Your Money (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) An outage that took Facebook and Instagram off the air for an hour Monday affected 29 locations where Facebook operates servers. Curiously, its massive Prineville, Ore., data center complex appears to have remained in operation throughout the outage.

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Actiance Announces Support for IBM Verse and IBM(R) Connections Social Cloud – Yahoo Finance UK

Posted on Jan 26, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwired - Jan 26, 2015) - (IBM ConnectED 2015, Booth B17) -- Actiance, the leading provider of compliance, security, archiving and eDiscovery for all critical business communications, announced today at IBM ConnectED 2015 the upcoming availability of Vantage for IBM Connections Social Cloud and of supervision, policy control and archiving for IBM Verse. "We are thrilled to be an integral part of IBM's vision to usher in the next generation of collaboration tools," said Jim Petty, VP of Partnerships and Corporate Development at Actiance.

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Cloud Computing and Social Networks – CloudTweaks News

Posted on Jan 22, 2015 in Cloud News

There was a time when storage space was a precious commodity. A few videos and photographs and the system would be gasping for breath in old PCs’ limited storage space.

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