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In Digital Transformation Finserv Is a Fast Follower — But Fast Enough? – Forbes

Posted on Sep 17, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

When it comes to going digital, time is money, according to a new study from Harvard Business Review and Verizon. “The Digital Dividend – First Mover Advantage” shows that companies that are early adopters of new technologies are apt to lead their peers in revenue growth and market position. “There is a correlation between the early adoption of new technologies and better business outcomes,” the study found, adding that IT is increasingly becoming a key part of business decision.“This is causing a shifting and blending of roles across IT and other parts of the business, with leaders from across the organization more involved in formulating technology strategy (in partnership with IT) and deciding how technology is used to enable business change.”The study classified companies into pioneers, fast followers and cautious, said Chandan Sharma, global managing director for financial services at Verizon Enterprise Solutions.

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Cloud computing threat intelligence platforms: The next big thing? – TechTarget

Posted on Sep 12, 2014 in Cloud News

With FireEye Inc.'s announcement of a new threat analytics platform for Amazon Web Services, threat intelligence for the cloud is now becoming a reality. But will cloud-based threat analytics systems displace traditional security information and event management products and threat analytics systems in the near future?

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6 Cloud Computing Funding Stories You Might Have Missed, Sept. 12 – Talkin’ Cloud

Posted on Sep 12, 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 MetricStream, Lob, 365 Data Centers, Veracode, CartoDB and FieldAware.

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HP buys Eucalyptus’ cloud computing software – The Oregonian – OregonLive.com

Posted on Sep 11, 2014 in Cloud News

Hewlett-Packard Co. is buying cloud-computing software developer Eucalyptus Systems as Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman embarks on new acquisitions to bolster the computer maker's businesses.

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Update: Cisco’s Partnership With Red Hat To Make Cloud Computing Cheaper – Seeking Alpha (registration)

Posted on Sep 9, 2014 in Cloud News

Cisco announced last week that it is partnering with Red Hat for OpenStack cloud deployments. In our original analysis we mentioned that with Internet of Things continuing to develop, vendors are facing severe challenges in managing the excessive load of big data

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Box bolsters security and visibility with AT&T, intros Metadata Templates – ZDNet (blog)

Posted on Sep 4, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO — As it prepares for its public debut on Wall Street soon, Box is stepping up the marketing game to promote itself as a fully fledged enterprise collaboration platform versus just another cloud storage locker.

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Alibaba expands its cloud computing business – InternetRetailer.com

Posted on Sep 3, 2014 in Cloud News

September 3, 2014, 4:36 PM More than 1.4 million clients use the service, which is similar to Amazon Web Services.

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Alibaba expands its cloud computing business – InternetRetailer.com

Posted on Sep 3, 2014 in Cloud News

September 3, 2014, 4:36 PM More than 1.4 million clients use the service, which is similar to Amazon Web Services.

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Mom-and-pop shops drift to cloud computing – CNBC

Posted on Sep 3, 2014 in Cloud News

Welcome to a new era of computing, where silos are giving way to standards. Rather than having to worry about how software from Oracle or SAP will talk to other programs from Microsoft or IBM, businesses can buy cloud products that were created to work together. Small shops with little to no money to spend on technology can subscribe to modern software for a few bucks a month without the need for a separate consulting budget.

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Mom-and-pop shops drift to cloud computing – CNBC

Posted on Sep 3, 2014 in Cloud News

Welcome to a new era of computing, where silos are giving way to standards. Rather than having to worry about how software from Oracle or SAP will talk to other programs from Microsoft or IBM, businesses can buy cloud products that were created to work together.

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Google Enterprise Rebranded ‘Google For Work’ – InformationWeek

Posted on Sep 2, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Name change aims to better reflect Google's business customers and shift focus from the term 'enterprise.' Smarter Cars: 9 Tech Trends (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Google Enterprise is no more. The company's decade-old division dedicated to corporate customers has a new name: Google for Work.

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SAP head wants to simplify company’s product line, message – USA TODAY

Posted on Aug 31, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Signage at the headquarters of SAP, Germany's largest software company, in Walldorf, Germany.(Photo: Thomas Lohnes, Getty Images) PALM BEACH, Fla. — When Bill McDermott became SAP's sole CEO in May, it helped clarify who was ultimately in charge of the world's third-largest software company

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Unisys DaaS Brings Cloud-Based Services to VMware Horizon – The VAR Guy

Posted on Aug 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Erik Frieberg, vice president of product marketing, End-User Computing at VMware Unisys (UIS) expanded its Unisys Workspace Services platform with a new solution for desktop virtualization to provide enterprises with cloud-based access to its suite of business applications and services, the company announced this week during VMworld.

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The future of search is finally here: It’s just not evenly distributed – ZDNet

Posted on Aug 28, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Today, I offer up a guest post from Joe Hughes, a great friend, colleague, and a thinker par excellence when it comes to all things customer-facing.

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Could Cosmos be Microsoft’s next commercial big-data service? – ZDNet

Posted on Aug 27, 2014 in SMB Cloud

Microsoft is launching more and more internal and external services on Azure.

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