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Amazon buys semiconductor firm to bolster cloud computing unit –

Posted on Jan 23, 2015 in Cloud News

January 22, 2015, 2:57 PM By Bloomberg News The acquisition of Annapurna Labs aims to bolster performance of Amazon Web Services, which hosts many e-retail sites. (Bloomberg) -- Inc

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Cloud Computing: Legal Issues on the Horizon – JD Supra (press release)

Posted on Jan 23, 2015 in Cloud News

In the May 2014 issue of the Business Litigation Report, we discussed a hot topic in law and technology: cloud computing. That topic did not cool down over the summer.

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Castlight Health Hires Enterprise Software Executive John McCracken as Senior … – MarketWatch

Posted on Jan 22, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 22, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Castlight Health, Inc.

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Thinspace Featured as Growing Player in Cloud Computing Among Top Micro … – PR Newswire (press release)

Posted on Jan 22, 2015 in Cloud News

PORT ORANGE, Fla., Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thinspace Technology Inc. (OTCQB: THNS; "Thinspace or the "Company"), a global provider of reliable, scalable and affordable application delivery, virtualization, and cloud client technology to public and private sector companies and organizations of all sizes, today announced that the Company is featured as a growing player in the hot, high growth B2B markets of desk top virtualization and cloud computing on top micro-cap investor websites (SNN),, and SeeThru Equity.

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Cloud computing co Ravello Systems raises $28m – Globes

Posted on Jan 21, 2015 in Cloud News

Ravello Systems Inc. has closed a third round of funding of $28 million bringing the total capital raised to date to $54 million

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Verizon Extends Its 100G Network in Asia-Pacific – CNNMoney

Posted on Jan 20, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

100G Technology Increases Network Capacity, Reliability and Performance in High-Growth Region NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon has deployed 100G technology on its network in Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong, connecting these three locations and further extending 100G technology on the Verizon global network.

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Software-defined datacentres a work in progress –

Posted on Jan 19, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

The SDDC is a concept in its infancy and, as such, IT managers would be wise to adopt interim offerings and build on them as the technology advances. The software-defined datacentre (SDDC) is an evolving architectural and operational philosophy, not a product you can buy with a demonstrated return on investment (ROI). The SDDC vision is built on three fundamental architectural pillars: virtualisation at all layers; orchestration and automation; modular standards-based infrastructure

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MarketLive Recognized for Its Global B2C Commerce Suite in Independent … – Marketwired (press release)

Posted on Jan 19, 2015 in SMB Cloud

PETALUMA, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 19, 2015) - MarketLive, the leading Total Commerce technology platform for fast-growing retailers, announced today that its global commerce suite has been recognized by Forrester Research in its most recent analysis of commerce vendors.

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New Hutchison cloud service targets Hong Kong retail sector – South China Morning Post (subscription)

Posted on Jan 19, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Hutchison's new cloud service will help retailers minimise their investments in manpower, computer hardware and software to track and run their businesses. Photo: Edward Wong The fixed-line division of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong plans to change how the city's retailers monitor their stores, interact with customers and analyse operations through a new range of "cloud" services. Hutchison Global Communications, which runs the city's largest Wi-fi network and has fibre-optic links to more than 10,000 buildings, yesterday launched its HGC Retail Cloud solution for the HK$500 billion local retail market.

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Workers bringing own mobile devices compel CIOs to embrace cloud – Chicago Tribune

Posted on Jan 17, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

SEATTLE — Brian Lillie, chief information officer at data-center company Equinix Inc., had a salesman with a password problem.

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What Customers Want in 2015: Cloud Foundry, OpenStack, Docker and AWS – DZone News

Posted on Jan 17, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

I've always believed that tech companies only last in the market by listening to their customers. You can get carried away and add the coolest technology to your product, but if it doesn't provide real business value to the customer, it's useless. Based on discussions with our customers, their focus is on building a solid foundation.

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Could your service be better? ServiceNow has an answer – Fortune

Posted on Jan 16, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

In 2012, ServiceNow earned the dubious distinction of being the first business technology startup to go public after Facebook’s disappointing IPO.

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9 Storage Startups to Watch – Infostor magazine

Posted on Jan 16, 2015 in SMB Cloud

There are many interesting storage startups out there.

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Technology as the lever for SMB transformation –

Posted on Jan 15, 2015 in SMB Cloud

Anurag Gour Transformative leaders help organisations leapfrog growth, linear to exponential. Technology is the lever that these leaders use. Technology solutions that show value to SME customers, business models that are scalable and a business friendly environment – these Tridevs are at play in India

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Welcome to the Predictive Enterprise – Re/code

Posted on Jan 15, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

At any given moment within your organization, hundreds, perhaps even thousands of critical decisions are being made. Decisions that will affect your organization’s ability to generate revenue, control expenses, and manage risk. Decisions that will directly affect your bottom line

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