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Amazon's cloud business continues upward march

Amazon reported another surge in revenue for its cloud business last quarter, though the growth is slowing as the division gets bigger.

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$1 trillion in IT spending to be ‘affected’ by the cloud

Gartner analyst: In the next few years, a ‘shift to cloud’ will become ‘one of the most disruptive forces of IT spending since the early days of the digital age.’

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Asana's new feature lets users mark what tasks are holding them up

Asana announced a new feature on Thursday that's aimed at cutting down on emails asking when a particular task will be finished.


Oracle and NetSuite: Longtime 'sweethearts' united at last

Oracle's purchase of NetSuite may be the most anticipated acquisition in the history of enterprise software.

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Gartner: Amazon’s cloud storage is 1.6x bigger than all other competitors combined

Gartner this week released its Magic Quadrant for public cloud storage and Amazon Web Services is the clear market leader, while Microsoft Azure comes in a close second place.

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Cloud computing and the 'last mile'

While cloud computing has moved applications and data out of the corporate data center, it hasn't fulfilled the promise of a highly distributed infrastructure.

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Riverbed acquires Aternity to get an end-user perspective

With Aternity, Riverbed can gather data from many sources, including end-user devices, and help customers quickly find sources of performance problems.

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Oracle to buy cloud software provider NetSuite for $9.3 billion

Oracle has entered into an agreement to buy NetSuite, which provides cloud-based accounting, enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, and other business software packages, for US$9.3 billion.

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9 data security tips for cloud migration

For organizations considering cloud migration, here are nine proactive steps that companies can take to ensure a smooth transition and get tighter cloud security.

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Dropbox aims for enterprise with new team and IT admin features

Continuing its effort to better appeal to enterprise users, Dropbox today announced a series of new features aimed at making its cloud-based storage and collaboration platform easier for teams of workers to use and IT administrators...

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Dropbox levels up its features for administrators

IT administrators managing Dropbox deployments are supposed to have an easier time with it soon, thanks to improvements that the company announced Wednesday.

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First look: Google Cloud Machine Learning soars

Four, rich, pretrained machine learning APIs bring the smarts behind Google to your apps

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Gain access to an ARM server running Linux OS, through the cloud

If you want to play with an ARM-based server, you can now apply to gain access to one online through the Linaro Developer Cloud.

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The worlds of OpenStack and containers are colliding

Google, Intel and Mirantis partner to run OpenStack in container platform Kubernetes

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Is corporate sustainability shaping your cloud adoption strategy?

Corporate sustainability departments looking to reduce waste are influencing IT decision making, and it could lead to increased cloud adoption.

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A10 Networks makes pivot to cloud with Appcito acquisition

A10 Networks, with its acquisition this week of startup Appcito, has become the latest Application Delivery Control (ADC) company to make a big push into supporting cloud applications.

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GE waves developers onto its huge IoT stage

General Electric has more than a century of industrial experience, but it hopes to leverage outside expertise in its IoT mission. This week the company is hosting a developer conference for its GE Predix software platform and...


Vonage’s cloudy strategy is now clear

With its acquisitions, Vonage will grow ahead of market growth based on its ability to leverage the broadest cloud communications portfolio in the industry.

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