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Michael Dell Sees Advantage in Rivals’ ‘Chaos and Frustration’ – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Posted on Oct 31, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Michael Dell, founder and CEO of Dell Inc., says going private has helped the company accelerate the delivery of new products to market and make strategic investments for customers.

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M-Files Enterprise Information Management Solution Microsoft Azure Certified – PR Web (press release)

Posted on Oct 28, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 M-Files Corporation, a provider of solutions that dramatically improve how enterprises manage documents and other information, today announced that the company's enterprise information management (EIM) cloud solution is certified to run on Microsoft Azure. The Azure Certified program was introduced during the Microsoft World Partner Conference in July and the Microsoft Azure Marketplace launched today at the TechEd Europe Conference, Microsoft’s premier technology conference for IT Professionals and Enterprise Developers

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CORRECTING and REPLACING GRAPHIC Adobe Named a Leader in … – MarketWatch

Posted on Oct 26, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct 25, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A multimedia asset accompanying this release has been removed. The release reads: ADOBE NAMED A LEADER IN ENTERPRISE MARKETING SOFTWARE SUITES BY INDEPENDENT RESEARCH FIRM Adobe Marketing Cloud Recognized as a Leader with Highest Overall Scores in Current Offering, Strategy and Market Presence Adobe ADBE, +1.65% today announced the company has been recognized as a leader in “The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Marketing Software Suites, Q4 2014.” Adobe was among a group of select vendors that Forrester Research, Inc.

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Cloud Analytics a Winner for SAS – Enterprise Apps Today

Posted on Oct 25, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Posted October 24, 2014 By Drew Robb     Feedback Its cloud analytics business is booming, revealed SAS this week, also announcing increased support for Hadoop and strategies for addressing the data science skills gap. Cloud analytics was the big news at this week's annual Premier Business Leadership Series (PBLS) event held by SAS. Other announcements concerned educational partnerships to bridge the data science skills gap and expanded Hadoop support

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NIST puts a sharper point on cloud computing – ZDNet

Posted on Oct 25, 2014 in Cloud News

The National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) definition of cloud computing is considered by many to be the final word on cloud. Photo: Joe McKendrick The definition embraced by so many reads as follows: "Cloud computing is a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction." Now, the agency has published the final version of the US Government Cloud Computing Technology Roadmap, which describes the thinking that should go into designing and managing clouds within the US government and beyond. The guidelines may help guide commercial organzations' efforts as well

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ASG updates enterprise cloud solution suite – Business-Cloud.com

Posted on Oct 22, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

ASG CloudFactory 8.1 is aimed at closing the gap between Business and IT through dynamic, hybrid and customisable workspaces ASG Software Solutions has released ASG-CloudFactory 8.1, the latest version of its cloud solution product. Capable of being deployed on-premise or hosted, either by ASG or its partners, CloudFactory is targeted at those enterprise customers who want to transition their existing enterprise IT into an IT Service Store environment. ASG has a history of trying to make enterprise IT more flexible.

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Snowflake Raises $26M, Introduces Cloud-based Elastic Data Warehouse – Talkin’ Cloud

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 in Cloud News

Snowflake CEO Bob Muglia. Snowflake Computing is coming out of stealth mode with a big name CEO, new venture capital financing, and a plan to reinvent the data warehouse for the cloud. Redpoint Ventures led the Series B funding round, with participation from Sutter Hill Ventures and Wing Ventures.

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Comverse Advances the Launch and Marketing of RCS & Future Digital Services … – NASDAQ

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Key Takeaways: At Rich Communication 2014 in Berlin, October 28-29, Comverse will highlight its advanced digital services portfolio, the Evolved Communication Suite (ECS) - including its WebRTC Gateway and the industry's first GSMA-accredited RCS API Gateway In a key presentation, in a panel of experts, and in meetings with media, analysts and customers, Comverse will demonstrate how service providers can launch and market RCS & future digital services and become digital lifestyle players WAKEFIELD, Mass., Oct. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At Rich Communication 2014, the industry's only dedicated global RCS event, Comverse (Nasdaq:CNSI), a global leader in business enablement solutions for service providers and enterprises, will demonstrate how service providers can launch compelling new standards-compliant RCS services successfully and evolve their service experience to match their subscribers' digital lifestyle

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Authentic8 Enhances Silo for Enterprise Information Security Researchers – Dark Reading

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Authentic8 Enhances Silo for Enterprise Information Security Researchers Dark Reading Mountain View, CA -- October 23, 2014 -- Authentic8, maker of Silo, the cloud -based secure browser for business, has expanded its product capabilities to include resources designed for information security research, incident response, emergency ...

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Tim Cook is turning out to be the Steve Ballmer of apple – The Seattle Times

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Is Tim Cook becoming the Steve Ballmer of Apple? I mean that in the best possible way. Looking beyond style and appearance, there are some intriguing similarities

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Mobile Industry on the Move October 18 – Mobile Enterprise

Posted on Oct 18, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Change happens fast in enterprise mobility—here's a few from last week you might have missed. HP and VMwareAirWatch by VMware will partner with HP to enable a more mobile workforce. The collaboration will benefit customers by decreasing deployment and return on investment (ROI) timelines for mobile devices in the workplace.By extending the existing HP Mobile Enterprise Services offering to include AirWatch by VMware solutions, customers will receive AirWatch's enterprise mobility management (EMM) technology delivered through HP enterprise services and support. This new capability will add on-demandcloud delivery to the existing HP managed cloud and on-premises options."This partnership is about getting in front of the rising trend of employees bringing multiple devices to the workplace and enabling a safe, secure and productive environment for our clients to access and develop information sources," said Chris Moyer, mobility & workplace practice lead and chief technology officer, HP Enterprise Services.

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Hortonworks Updates Hadoop Data Platform – InformationWeek

Posted on Oct 17, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

HDP 2.2 adds more than 100 new enterprise-ready features, including faster SQL querying on Hadoop. 10 Robots Changing The World (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Hadoop vendor Hortonworks has released an update to its Hortonworks Data Platform.

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Salesforce.com Wave Analytics Cloud: Pros & Cons – InformationWeek

Posted on Oct 17, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Salesforce.com Wave is a big bet that's already generating demand, but will it live up to the billing?

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Sophos aims for unified cloud security nirvana with Mojave acquisition – TechRepublic

Posted on Oct 16, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

With the purchase of Mojave Networks, Sophos seeks to combine cloud security, endpoint security and advanced filtering to deliver hybrid protection for real-time scenarios. With massive breaches affecting everything from retail establishments to Hollywood stars, one has to wonder if there is a better way to protect data in transit and at rest, and if anyone has discovered a process to make that become a reality. Sophos, known for its desktop security products and cloud-based security services, is aiming to build a more secure cloud by acquiring Mojave Networks, a San Mateo, California-based startup that came to market with cloud-based security solutions

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Wonderlic Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Taleo Enterprise … – DigitalJournal.com

Posted on Oct 16, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

> PRWEB.COM NewswireVernon Hills, Illinois (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Wonderlic, a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced it has achieved Oracle Validated Integration of Wonderlic assessments with Oracle Taleo Enterprise Cloud Service, a component of Oracle Talent Management Cloud. The integrated systems enable Wonderlic clients to easily select and administer Wonderlic assessments, and review the results, within Oracle Taleo Enterprise Cloud Service

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