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Castlight Cloud can lower employee, employer costs – FinancialNews.co.uk

Posted on Oct 23, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Castlight Health, Inc. (NYSE: CSLT) reported that the use of its Enterprise Healthcare Cloud software platform can lower costs for three common medical services analyzed in a new study published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).The savings included 14 percent lower costs for laboratory tests and 13 percent lower costs for advanced imaging. It is the first study of its kind to examine the effectiveness of an enterprise healthcare management platform on costs under a rigorous peer-review study protocol.The study was conducted by Neeraj Sood, Ph.D., who is the director of research at the Leonard D.

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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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Google Boosts Cloud Platform Apps with Firebase Buy – CIO Today

Posted on Oct 22, 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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Microsoft Cloud Platform System Brings Azure to On-Prem – Windows IT Pro

Posted on Oct 22, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

Microsoft on Monday held an enterprise cloud event in San Francisco and announced, among other things, the Cloud Platform System.

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Microsoft and IBM partner to bring each other’s enterprise software to their … – VentureBeat

Posted on Oct 22, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Microsoft and IBM today announced a partnership that will see the two companies bring their respective enterprise software to Microsoft Azure and IBM Cloud. The duo believe the relationship will help their respective clients, partners, and developers by offering more choice in the cloud. The companies will also let customers bring their own software licenses to the Microsoft and IBM clouds, with the goal of helping customers avoid extra costs.

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Castlight Health’s Enterprise Healthcare Cloud Linked to Lower Costs for … – Finances.com

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Use of Castlight Health(R), Inc.’s (NYSE:CSLT) Enterprise Healthcare Cloud software platform is associated with lower costs for three common medical services analyzed in a new study published online today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), including 14% lower costs for laboratory tests and 13% lower costs for advanced imaging. It is the first study of its kind to examine the effectiveness of an enterprise healthcare management platform on costs under a rigorous peer-review study protocol.

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Castlight Health’s Enterprise Healthcare Cloud Linked to Lower Costs for … – Business Wire (press release)

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Use of Castlight Health®, Inc.’s (NYSE:CSLT) Enterprise Healthcare Cloud software platform is associated with lower costs for three common medical services analyzed in a new study published online today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), including 14% lower costs for laboratory tests and 13% lower costs for advanced imaging. It is the first study of its kind to examine the effectiveness of an enterprise healthcare management platform on costs under a rigorous peer-review study protocol.

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Microsoft goes all-in on hybrid cloud with Azure-in-a-box – Network World

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Microsoft Monday doubled down on hybrid clouds by unveiling an on-premises system that syncs up with Azure public cloud services. With its new Cloud Platform System (CPS), Microsoft is attempting to differentiate itself vs

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: Our cloud plays well with others – ZDNet

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO---Microsoft brought the cloud -- along with a dash of fall rain -- from Redmond, Wash. to the Bay Area on Monday morning. With an update on Windows maker's cloud strategy, it marked another chance for Microsoft to differentiate its infrastructure from the likes of Google and Amazon Web Services, among others

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Microsoft’s big Azure announcement is a Cloud in a Box – CITEworld

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in SMB Cloud

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Cloud and Enterprise EVP Scott Guthrie used an event in San Francisco today to give an update on its Azure cloud platform, launching its on premises Cloud Platform System and the Azure Marketplace, where ISVs and developers can sell services and applications to Azure users. Noting that Microsoft’s cloud is part of his productivity vision for the company, Nadella noted that “Productivity and platforms, that's our core, the soul of our company […] The Microsoft cloud is the most complete cloud offering: used by businesses across every industry in every geography.” With a revenue run rate of $4.4 billion, and with 80% of the Fortune 500 as customers, Microsoft’s cloud is starting to justify the $4.5 billion of CAPEX.

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on the Cloud, Gender Equality – Top Tech News

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Cloud News

In his first TV interview since becoming Microsoft’s third CEO, Satya Nadella talked about Microsoft's cloud ambitions, as well as controversial comments he had made about women in the workplace. Microsoft has already shown its muscle in the cloud era as one of three companies with the resources and knowledge to dominate the $100 billion cloud market, CEO Satya Nadella told CNBC's John Fortt. "If you're not already spending a lot of capital in the order of four or five billion dollars each year to just grow your cloud, probably it's too late to enter the market," he said.

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Cisco Offers Strategy To Speed Internet of Things Adoption – NewsFactor Network

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Networking giant sees the future of the Internet of Things (IoT) clearly -- and the company outlined its fog computing strategy this week at the Internet of Things World Forum. The roadmap includes the second phase of its IOx platform for industrial-scale IoT deployments and its IoE (Internet of Everything) Software and Services Suite. The IOx Application Management Module is a vital component of Cisco’s fog computing strategy because it makes it possible for third-party operating systems such as Linux -- and industry applications -- to run directly on its IoT platforms

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Qumu is Again a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Video Content … – Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Recent Qumu acquisition Kulu Valley positioned highest for ability to execute in the Challengers category Qumu (NASDAQ: QUMU), the leading business video platform provider, today announced that it has again been recognized as a Leader by information technology research and advisory firm, Gartner, Inc. in their second annual Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Video Content Management report

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Hitachi and HDS Deliver Virtualization Support for SAP HANA(R) Platform – DigitalJournal.com

Posted on Oct 19, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

TOKYO, JAPAN and SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 19, 2014) - Hitachi and Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), today announced an industry-first release of the Hitachi LPAR (logical partitioning) technology on x86 servers for the SAP HANA® platform. Customers can now deploy secure, LPAR-virtualized environments running SAP HANA on-premises and in the cloud, as well as in hybrid cloud environments

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Dell Boomi Joins New Salesforce Analytics Cloud Ecosystem to Provide … – Broadway World

Posted on Oct 18, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Related: Press Release, News Dell Software today announced that Dell Boomi has joined the Salesforce Analytics Cloud ecosystem to enable customers to connect any application—whether in the cloud, on-premises, mobile or social—to provide access to the critical data they need to support their strategic business analytics initiatives. Wave, the Salesforce Analytics Cloud, is the first cloud analytics platform designed for every business user, making it easier than ever for anyone to explore data, uncover new insights and take action instantly from any device.

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