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The Cloud by Default (and other bold predictions) – MSPmentor

Posted on Apr 13, 2014 in Cloud News

Cloud computing has come so far already, but as we’ve noted before, there is a still a long way to go. So what will the cloud look like in 5 years, 10 years and beyond? Ragna Bodla, the Director of Vertical Marketing at NetSuite, shared a few interesting thoughts on this matter at Manufacturing Business Technology.

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Is ‘Good Enough’ Security Really Good Enough? 5 Ways Trusted Advisers Can … – Talkin’ Cloud (blog)

Posted on Apr 11, 2014 in SMB Cloud

A few weeks ago a partner asked a curious question during a conference. He wasn’t sure how to approach an existing vendor about back-end technology questions

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Microsoft Gets European Approval for Cloud Computing – Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Posted on Apr 10, 2014 in Cloud News

Source: Thinkstock Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) cloud computing services are now American built and European approved. Microsoft knows the effects of European privacy regulations on its business to be detrimental at times, but today the American technology firm is getting the thumbs up from the data protection authorities of all 28 European Union member states for its cloud computing services. The news came in the form of a post on The Official Microsoft Blog early Thursday morning. Brad Smith, General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Legal and Corporate Affairs at Microsoft, wrote the post detailing how the approval benefits Microsoft customers

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Ingram Micro Hits a 52-Week High – Zacks.com

Posted on Apr 10, 2014 in SMB Cloud

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Ingram Micro Hits a 52-Week High – Zacks.com

Posted on Apr 10, 2014 in SMB Cloud

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Tech Data Corp’s CEO Discusses F4Q14 Result – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha

Posted on Apr 9, 2014 in SMB Cloud

Executives Arleen Quinones – Vice President, Investor Relations and Shareholder Services Robert M. Dutkowsky – Chief Executive Officer Jeffery P.

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Google And Red Hat Arrange A Marriage Of Convenience In The Cloud – ReadWrite

Posted on Apr 9, 2014 in Cloud News

Developers are flocking to the public cloud, and if Red Hat's recent moves are an indication, deploying operating systems and applications in the public cloud is catching on with the IT crowd as well. This week, Red Hat and Google announced that Red Hat Enterprise Linux customers can migrate their operating system subscriptions to Google's cloud platform.

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MongoDB Steps Up To Enterprise Expectations – InformationWeek

Posted on Apr 8, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

MongoDB, the NoSQL darling of developers, aims to improve scalability, analytics, security, and manageability in significant upgrade. 16 Top Big Data Analytics Platforms (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Application developers are the biggest fans of MongoDB, but the vendor behind the product expects a major new release, announced Tuesday, to spread the love among database administrators, security experts, and those attempting to extract analytics from the NoSQL database management system (DBMS). The new release, MongoDB 2.6, delivers significant improvements in scalability, performance, query planning, and security features as well as a step up in management functionality, according to the vendor.

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Perceptive Software Announces Perceptive Evolution at Inspire 2014 – PR Web (press release)

Posted on Apr 7, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 News Facts Lexmark’s Perceptive Software kicked off its annual user conference, Inspire 2014, at the Aria Resort Las Vegas today by announcing the launch of Perceptive Evolution, a scalable, enterprise-class platform to power a new generation of enterprise process and content management solutions. Perceptive Software Chief Technology Officer Brian Anderson described Evolution as mobilizing all Perceptive product families—capture, content, process and search—within a unified hybrid cloud environment, in which just the right functions and features coalesce to create rich solutions that support customers’ changing business information needs on a global scale.

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Gradual global recovery means Malaysian 2014 IT spend will touch US$21B … – MIS Asia

Posted on Apr 6, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

AvantiKumar | April 7, 2014 Globally, businesses are shaking off their malaise and returning to spending on IT to support the growth of their business, says Gartner's Richard Gordon.   Photo - Richard Gordon, Managing Vice President at Gartner, Inc.

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Remember These Two Important Facets of Cloud Monitoring for the Enterprise – SYS-CON Media (press release)

Posted on Apr 3, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

By Gerry Grealish Article Rating: April 3, 2014 09:53 AM EDT Reads: 436 As organizations continue expanding their adoption of the public cloud, many IT and security professionals are beginning to see that they need improved cloud-monitoring and cloud-auditing capabilities. By cloud monitoring, I'm referring to the process of identifying cloud use within an organization and then evaluating if there are data privacy and/or compliance risks that need to be mitigated.

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SDN, Cloud Computing Acceptance Among Top Interop Trends – eWeek

Posted on Apr 3, 2014 in Cloud News

NEWS ANALYSIS: IT vendors are rushing to swear fealty to Software-Defined Networking while enterprises are seriously considering moving data center resources to the cloud. Interop is one of the last independent technology trade shows since many of the current crop of IT conferences has fallen into the morass of self-congratulatory vendor specific events.The conference piece of the exhibition has morphed along with the tech industry itself as cloud computing, mobility and big data have reshaped the corporate IT.

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‘No one has done cloud ERP’ – Not so fast! – Enterprise Irregulars

Posted on Apr 2, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Recently, Diginomica’s Stuart Lauchlan published an interview with Kirill Tatarinov, EVP for Microsoft Business Solutions. Mr. Tatarinov made some statements that were intended to positionMicrosoft’s Dynamics AX product as a public cloud ERP solution in 2015

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‘No one has done cloud ERP’ – Not so fast! – ZDNet

Posted on Apr 2, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Recently, Diginomica’s Stuart Lauchlan published an interview with Kirill Tatarinov, EVP for Microsoft Business Solutions. Mr. Tatarinov made some statements that were intended to position Microsoft’s Dynamics AX product as a public cloud ERP solution in 2015

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Worldwide Jewelry & Pawn Migrates to Bravo Enterprise Cloud Platform – Rapaport

Posted on Apr 1, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

RAPAPORT... Worldwide Jewelry and Pawn along with  Facet Jewelry, Music & Pawn selected Bravo Store Systems LLC to migrate its enterprise systems across the retail chain  to the Bravo Enterprise Platform. Bravo Systems' next-generation software offers  enterprise business solutions on its cloud-based platform to enable ecommerce, social media, encyclopedic product evaluation, customer relationship management (CRM) and data warehouse business intelligence (BI)

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