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Salesforce, Workday Sales Grow as Cloud Software Shines – Top Tech News

Posted on Feb 28, 2015 in Cloud News

Silicon Valley's cloudy outlook for software grew stronger in 2014, as Salesforce and Workday sales continued to pile up, and investors bet Wednesday that the growth will continue in 2015 and beyond.

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PLM on the Cloud—Securely Supporting the Extended Enterprise Ecosystem – Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Posted on Feb 27, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

One of the most common challenges in the manufacturing industry is the integration of extended enterprise users with the collaborative design and development phases of product development in an effective manner. To help streamline the product development process, product lifecycle management (PLM) systems are often deployed to help internal users collaborate across divisions and provide access to real-time information that is essential in managing the design process

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Western Digital Looks to the Channel – The VAR Guy

Posted on Feb 27, 2015 in SMB Cloud

With pricing for magnetic disk drives having fallen so low in recent years manufacturers have almost felt compelled to now offer their own storage systems as a way to shore up their profitability. Case in point is Western Digital, which this week unveiled a set of network-attached storage (NAS) systems aimed at the small-to-medium business (SMB) market.

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Latin America Cloud Analytics Market – PR Newswire (press release)

Posted on Feb 26, 2015 in SMB Cloud

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Dell announces next generation of XC series converged appliances with Nutanix … – ChannelBuzz.ca

Posted on Feb 25, 2015 in SMB Cloud

The new offerings benefit from the thirteenth generation of Dell servers, but also have new configurability and support flexibility options which can bring down the price point significantly. Travis Vigil, Executive Director, Product Management, Dell Storage Today, Dell is announcing version 2.0 of its Dell XC Series of Web-scale converged appliances, which combine Dell hardware with Nutanix software. The two new models benefit significantly from the performance of Dell’s thirteenth generation PowerEdge servers.

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Solidfire offers unlimited SSD wear guarantee, punts software at market – The Register

Posted on Feb 25, 2015 in SMB Cloud

All-flash array startup Solidfire has a new array and is selling its software, minus hardware, to hyperscalers. Solidfire, whose products feature in-line data reduction, a high degree of system automation and scale-out platform design, sees different consumption models for modern IT infrastructure. It thinks SMB and startup companies are tending to move from classic best-of-breed building block IT towards hyper-converged systems or to have IT infrastructure supplied as a service

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Distributors Play Growing Role In Open Source Space – Talkin’ Cloud

Posted on Feb 23, 2015 in Cloud News

(Photo by Ingram Micro/IngramMicro.com) Distributors are responding to demand for open source and cloud-based solutions by expanding their product lines, vendor partnerships, and support programs to help solution providers and managed service providers (MSPs) differentiate, compete, and profit.

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Avast Launches World’s First Free Business-Grade Security Offering – Business Wire (press release)

Posted on Feb 23, 2015 in SMB Cloud

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avast Software, maker of the most-trusted mobile and PC security in the world, today introduced Avast for Business—a free, easy to use, cloud-managed security offering that protects small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) from viruses and cyber attacks. Avast for Business is a cross-platform solution that represents the first free information security product built for businesses.

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Bangalore is the ‘SMAC Valley’ of the East – Yourstory.in

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), Texo.cc (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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Infrascale Cloud Backup Accelerator sees the cloud, not the appliance, as the … – ZDNet

Posted on Feb 18, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Hybrid cloud backup technology is not new. Vendors in the backup hardware business were quick to take advantage of the information lifecycle approach to backup to make use of the cloud as an additional target for archival storage. Traditionally, the approach taken has been to offer a range of appliances, targeted at different size enterprises, with local capacity sized to meet the customer's need.

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Analysts Outline Microsoft’s 2015 Product Roadmap – Redmondmag.com

Posted on Feb 18, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

News Analysts Outline Microsoft's 2015 Product Roadmap By Kurt Mackie 02/17/2015 The Directions on Microsoft analyst team recently provided a glimpse of where Microsoft may be heading this year, with a focus on future enterprise product releases.

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Analysts Outline Microsoft’s 2015 Product Roadmap – Redmondmag.com

Posted on Feb 18, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

News Analysts Outline Microsoft's 2015 Product Roadmap By Kurt Mackie 02/17/2015 The Directions on Microsoft analyst team recently provided a glimpse of where Microsoft may be heading this year, with a focus on future enterprise product releases. Kirkland, Wash.-based Directions on Microsoft is an independent consultancy that has been tracking Microsoft for over 20 years. Its February 6 presentation, "Enterprise Priorities and Roadmap for 2015," was led by Rob Helm, the firm's managing vice president.

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UTM vs. NGFW: Unique products or advertising semantics? – TechTarget

Posted on Feb 17, 2015 in SMB Cloud

It can often be difficult to discern the difference between unified threat management (UTM) and next-generation firewalls (NGFW).

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Investors Should Think Outside The Box IPO – Seeking Alpha (registration)

Posted on Feb 17, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Summary Cloud storage company Box saw its IPO climb as high as $24.73 per share on the first day of trading. CNBC stock market mogul Jim Cramer is highly optimistic about the stock, and Box's efforts to differentiate itself from other cloud storage companies is commendable.

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Vitesse Semiconductor seeks to profit from Internet-connected devices – Los Angeles Times

Posted on Feb 16, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. certainly has a list of well-heeled customers: Cisco Systems, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi and IBM, to name a few.

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