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Salesforce.com Gets FedRAMP Approval For Government Cloud
News  |  5/30/2014
Cloud computing is unleashing a "shotgun of innovation" in the public sector, says former federal CIO Vivek Kundra, now executive VP at Salesforce.com.
Energy-Sipping ARM Chips Made For Cloud
News  |  5/30/2014
Applied Micro and Canonical demonstrate the first OpenStack cloud on a rack of ARM servers at a show in Taiwan.
Government Cloud Use Hits Inflection Point
News  |  5/30/2014
New standards, security, and architectures mean the CloudFirst stars are finally coming into alignment.
Does Cloud Really Hamper Server Sales?
News  |  5/30/2014
Common sense suggests that mainstream cloud adoption will gut server sales, but that's not really happening, analysts say. Here's why.
Salesforce.com Coming To Microsoft Azure Cloud?
News  |  5/29/2014
Salesforce on Azure may sound implausible, but in the wake of a similar deal with Oracle, rumor has it the two companies are talking.
Amazon, Microsoft Star In Gartner Cloud Magic Quadrant
News  |  5/29/2014
Gartner reshuffles the deck on its 2014 Magic Quadrant for IaaS. AWS still holds a leader card, but look who's falling.
Microsoft's Nadella: We're In 'Post-Post' PC Era
News  |  5/28/2014
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella introduces Skype Translator, says we've entered a "post-post" digital world in which personalized experiences instead of specific devices will rule the day.
4 Reasons You Must Automate Your Cloud
News  |  5/28/2014
Think you can execute in the cloud without using software to orchestrate application life cycles? Wrong.
Internet Of Things: In Search Of An Architecture
Commentary  |  5/27/2014
The IoT vision still doesn't have a clear architecture from which to build meaningful business applications, an MIT professor says.
Microsoft Surface Pro 3: 8 Winning Features
News  |  5/21/2014
Has Microsoft finally cracked laptop-tablet hybrids? Here are eight ways Surface Pro 3 raises the bar.
Microsoft Goes Big With Surface Pro 3
News  |  5/20/2014
Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 offers a big 12-inch screen, lighter weight, more power, and a flashy pen experience.
Rackspace On The Block?
News  |  5/19/2014
Facing cloud price war and tough competition, Rackspace weighs options including partner or buyer, according to SEC filing.
IBM Named Top IaaS Provider
News  |  5/16/2014
Cloud infrastructure users may be flocking to Amazon now, but new IDC survey suggests IBM, HP, Cisco, and AT&T may be the IaaS leaders of the future.
Red Hat Addresses OpenStack Support Flap
News  |  5/15/2014
Red Hat leaders deny allegations, made in a Wall Street Journal report, that the company would refuse to support Red Hat Enterprise Linux on non-Red Hat versions of OpenStack.
Beware Cloud Price Wars' Dark Side
Commentary  |  5/15/2014
As Amazon, Google, and Microsoft keep slashing cloud service prices, smaller vendors and CIOs must both ask: Is it smart strategy to chase the lowest cost?
Social Science Site Using Azure Loses Data
News  |  5/14/2014
Dedoose, a data analytics system, suffered a failure on Azure that may mean three weeks of lost data for customers.
Shadow IT: Honey Badger Better Care
Commentary  |  5/14/2014
Use of Dropbox and other consumer services is exploding in enterprises, yet companies turn a blind eye to the security risks. This sends the wrong message to cloud service providers.
Apple + Beats Doesn't Make Sense
Commentary  |  5/9/2014
Apple reportedly plans to buy Beats Audio, maker of headphones and operator of a music streaming service. What's unclear is how Apple will benefit from the deal.
HP Bets Big On OpenStack And Hybrid Cloud
News  |  5/7/2014
HP pledges $1 billion development investment as it launches Helion brand for all cloud products, from new OpenStack distribution to IaaS offerings.
Centurylink Cuts Prices, Doubles Cloud Capacity
News  |  5/2/2014
CenturyLink uses its Tier 3 and Savvis acquisitions to build out its public cloud capacity rapidly and to compete better on price, executives say.
Equinix Opens Private Line Access To Clouds
News  |  5/2/2014
Equinix, a datacenter and communications hub builder, gives users high-speed fiber optic connections to multiple cloud providers.
Data Protection Fears Vs. US Cloud Market
Commentary  |  5/2/2014
Data sovereignty is so important to businesses that 70% would trade cloud performance for more data control, research says. Where does that leave the post-Snowden US cloud market?


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