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Focus Softnet to highlight cloud, apps at Comex – Trade Arabia

Posted on Apr 26, 2015 in SMB Cloud

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Viewpointe and ZL Technologies Extend Strategic Alliance – Top Tech News

Posted on Apr 26, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Viewpointe and ZL Technologies Extend Successful Strategic Alliance -- Partnership Provides Comprehensive Information Governance in the Cloud to Meet Demands of Regulated, Fortune 500 Firms Viewpointe®, a leading private cloud service provider to regulated industries, today announced the extension of its partnership with ZL Technologies (ZL), a leader in unified information governance for enterprise unstructured Big Data. Under the strategic alliance agreement extension, Viewpointe and ZL will continue to jointly provide services to customers, integrating the ZL Unified Archive® (ZL UA) architecture into core components of Viewpointe’s information governance platform, OnPointe®.

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Qlik Technologies’ (QLIK) CEO Lars Björk on Q1 2015 Results – Earnings Call … – Seeking Alpha

Posted on Apr 25, 2015 in SMB Cloud

Qlik Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:QLIK) Q1 2015 Earnings Conference Call April 23, 2015, 05:00 PM ET Executives Brett Pollack - Director, Investor Relations Lars Björk - Chief Executive Officer Timothy MacCarrick - Chief Financial Officer Analysts Walter Pritchard - Citi John DiFucci - Jefferies Matt Hedberg - RBC Capital Markets Brent Thill - UBS Raimo Lenschow - Barclays Steve Ashley - Robert Baird Brad Sills - Bank of America Merrill Lynch Jesse Hulsing - Cowen and Company Tom Roderick - Stifel Bhavan Suri - William Blair Srini Nandury - Summit Research Brent Bracelin - Pacific Crest Securities Aaron Schwartz - Macquarie Derrick Wood - Susquehanna Operator Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Qlik first quarter 2015 earnings conference call.

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Companies Sniff Out Employees’ Cloud Habits – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Posted on Apr 25, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Companies, looking to protect their data and networks from cloud arrangements made by employees, are turning to technology that can sniff out cloud services that are lurking, unbeknownst to the IT department, on corporate networks. Chief information security officers use the technology, offered by so-called cloud access security brokers, to enforce policies such as blocking risky services or encrypting data before it is uploaded to the cloud. When Myrna Soto, head of infrastructure and information security at Comcast Corp., used a security broker, she expected to find employees using hundreds of cloud services

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Daily Report: Amazon Dominates Cloud Computing, but Tech Giants Are in Pursuit – New York Times (blog)

Posted on Apr 25, 2015 in Cloud News

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Amazon Reveals an Impressive Performance in Cloud Computing – Times LIVE

Posted on Apr 24, 2015 in Cloud News

For years, the online retailer’s revenue and its stock market returns have been energised by an entirely different kind of commerce: renting processing power to startups and, increasingly, established businesses. Amazon helped popularise the field - known as cloud computing - and largely had it to itself for years, an enormous advantage in an industry where rivals usually watch each other closely. But the other tech powerhouses have since awakened to the fact that they were nowhere in a market that could soon be worth hundreds of billions of dollars.

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Amazon AWS Revenue Reveals Cloud Powerhouse – InformationWeek

Posted on Apr 24, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

In its first quarter 2015 results, Amazon reported that its AWS cloud unit is growing fast and is either already profitable or soon could be.

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Amazon Reveals Strong Cloud Computing Numbers, Says India Growth ‘Very … – NDTV

Posted on Apr 24, 2015 in Cloud News

Amazon.com Inc's first-quarter revenue grew more than expected as rising sales in North America and its burgeoning cloud-computing services unit offset new business investments, boosting its shares nearly 7 percent. The e-commerce company for the first time broke out financial details of its secretive cloud computing unit, Amazon Web Services, on Thursday, saying revenue jumped almost 50 percent to $1.57 billion, or about 7 percent of total revenue.

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Microsoft’s (MSFT) CEO Satya Nadella on Q3 2015 Results – Earnings Call … – Seeking Alpha

Posted on Apr 23, 2015 in SMB Cloud

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) Q3 2015 Earnings Conference Call April 23, 2015 5:30 PM ET Executives Chris Suh – General Manager, Investor Relations for Microsoft Satya Nadella – Chief Executive Officer Amy Hood – Chief Financial Officer Frank Brod – Chief Accounting Officer John Seethoff – Deputy General Counsel Analysts Brent Thill – UBS Philip Winslow – Credit Suisse Keith Weiss – Morgan Stanley Rick Sherlund – Nomura Mark Moerdler – Bernstein John DiFucci – Jefferies Walter Pritchard – Citi Heather Bellini – Goldman Sachs Mark Murphy – JPMorgan Operator Greetings, and welcome to the Microsoft Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Earnings Conference Call. At this time all participants are in a listen-only mode.

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Amazon Reveals Just How Huge the Cloud Is for Its Business – Wired

Posted on Apr 23, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

The Amazon cloud is a $4.6 billion business.

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Amazon revenue beats forecast, cloud computing more profitable than expected – Reuters UK

Posted on Apr 23, 2015 in Cloud News

A just-delivered Amazon box is seen on a counter in Golden, Colorado in this August 27, 2014, file photo. Reuters/Rick Wilking/Files (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's first-quarter revenue grew more than expected as rising sales in North America and its burgeoning cloud-computing services unit offset new business investments, boosting its shares nearly 7 percent. The e-commerce company for the first time broke out financial details of its secretive cloud computing unit, Amazon Web Services, on Thursday, saying revenue jumped almost 50 percent to $1.57 billion (1.04 billion pounds), or about 7 percent of total revenue.

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With Amazon Atop the Cloud, Big Tech Rivals Are Giving Chase – New York Times

Posted on Apr 23, 2015 in Cloud News

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IBM Brings Security Intelligence to the Cloud – eWeek

Posted on Apr 23, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

IBM announces it is taking its QRadar-based security intelligence solution for cyber-threat analytics to the cloud in a SaaS model.

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Enterprise software vendors ready Apple Watch apps – Reseller News

Posted on Apr 23, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Enterprise software vendors are betting the Apple Watch will find a use in the business world and this week announced apps for the smartwatch, which will become available to consumers on Friday. While many of the initial Apple Watch business apps carry out the same functions of their iPhone counterparts, companies emphasized that glancing at your wrist to obtain information is easier than reaching for a smartphone. Blue Jean Networks created an app that reminds people about upcoming meetings and shows them their meeting schedule.

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1 Reason IBM May Fail to Deliver on Cloud Computing Profits – Motley Fool

Posted on Apr 23, 2015 in Cloud News

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