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Charles Babcock is an editor-at-large for InformationWeek, having joined the publication in 2003. He is the former editor-in-chief of Digital News, former software editor of Computerworld and former technology editor of Interactive Week. He is a graduate of Syracuse University where he obtained a bachelor's degree in journalism.
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posted in February 2010

CA Buys 3Tera Cloud Startup

2/24/2010
3Tera supplies a graphically oriented system for configuring an application prior to deployment, including deployment as a virtual machine into the cloud.

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Piper Jaffray Sees Gold Rush In Cloud Software

2/23/2010
Investment advisor Piper Jaffray interviewed 100 CIOs and IT managers, then wrote up its conclusions in a 320-page report, neatly summarized by its title: "The Future Is In the Cloud." Spending on software as a service and cloud computing will grow from 5.7% today to 13.5% of all software spending in five years, it predicts.

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Ellison Wins America's Cup; High Tech To Stay On High Seas

2/22/2010
It's a technology marvel, the BMW Oracle triple-hull entry that brought home the America's Cup. And that's the problem. The cat -- as in catamaran -- is out of the bag. As much as I love a good piece of technology, when it comes to sailing, I wish the classic test between single-hulled sloops could return to the America's Cup.

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Piper Jaffray: 3 Firms To Grow Big In The Cloud

2/18/2010
It's almost a manifesto. "Everything will move to the cloud," predicts Piper Jaffray & Co. analyst Mark Murphy and researcher Brian Schwartz. And as it does, three medium-sized companies will become star cloud suppliers. Do you think you know who they are? I, for one, didn't get them right.

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NASA Gets Cloud Experience Through Nebula

2/8/2010
Under CIO Vivek Kundra, the federal government has launched Apps.gov, an online marketplace of software where federal agencies can find what they need, sometimes at bargain prices. But behind the scenes, it's made a much bigger bet on cloud computing. It's NASA's Nebula cloud at the Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif.

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