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Amazon CloudFront CDN: Goodbye 404 Messages
News  |  9/30/2013
Amazon's content delivery network CloudFront lets subscribers redirect visitors to desired content while avoiding dreaded 404 error messages.
Cloud Collaboration Gets Boxed Into Security
News  |  9/30/2013
Box Notes application employs all the same security layers that have made Box the go-to cloud-based sharing service among enterprises.
Google Says TGIF To Problem-Plagued Week
News  |  9/27/2013
Serious email delays and messaging glitches riddled Google's 15th anniversary week.
Google Hummingbird Update, Explained
News  |  9/26/2013
Google search algorithm improvements will help it understand complicated queries and provide better answers.
IBM Debuts Educational Network For Pediatricians, Nurses
News  |  9/26/2013
Cloud-based social learning network designed with Boston Children's Hospital aims to bring best practices in medical care to healthcare providers anywhere in the world.
In-Q-Tel Invests In 2 Cloud Technologies
News  |  9/26/2013
U.S. intelligence community investment group partners with cloud firms Socrata and AppThwack to make government information more accessible.
Healthcare CIOs Need Personalized Medicine
News  |  9/26/2013
Personalized healthcare is making drugs more effective, saving lives and promising much more.
Can We Ever Trust Cloud Encryption?
News  |  9/26/2013
One consequence of the Snowden affair is a renewed interest in encrypting public cloud data. Governments and vendors are in on the act.
Cloud Architecture: Get It Right The First Time
Commentary  |  9/26/2013
Cloud expert David Linthicum, speaker at Interop 2013 New York, shares advice on why an IT manager should play cloud architecture detective.
Oracle's Cloud: What's Really New?
Commentary  |  9/25/2013
If Oracle's 'new' cloud services sound familiar, that may be because they've been announced before. Here's a rundown on the real cloud news.
Microsoft And Oracle Say: Come To Azure Cloud
News  |  9/24/2013
Bygones are bygones, as former database rivals Microsoft and Oracle link arms to entice cloud customers to choose Azure over Amazon.
Federal IT Staffing Mess: Budget Chaos + Aging Workforce
News  |  9/24/2013
Recurring budget questions and Congressional showdowns are driving away mid-rank IT talent, leaving an older workforce just when new talent is needed most.
Oracle Touts Cloud Option For On-Premises Apps
News  |  9/24/2013
Oracle E-Business Suite, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft and Siebel customers are extending their on-premises deployments with cloud-based services.
Oracle Database Recovery Appliance Eases Backup Pain
News  |  9/24/2013
Oracle backup appliance uses periodic snapshots, instead of long replication windows, to make recovery of hundreds of databases easier.
Oracle Upgrades HR Cloud Software To Battle Rivals
News  |  9/23/2013
Integrating human capital management and talent management into other business apps gives Oracle stronger footing against challengers SAP, Salesforce.com and Workday, says president Mark Hurd at Oracle OpenWorld.
N.Y. State Preps InBloom Student Data Dashboards
News  |  9/23/2013
Education officials persist with plans for an education portal despite public and political objections to InBloom's cloud-based data warehouse. But will it work?
Cloud Partnerships: It's Complicated
Commentary  |  9/20/2013
Oracle is making nice with Microsoft and Salesforce.com is doing deals with bitter rivals. Here's why coopetition rules in the cloud age.
Nirvanix Shutdown: Small File Users May Fare Worst
News  |  9/19/2013
Nirvanix customers face a looming deadline to move data out of the cloud service. According to Nasuni's cloud data speed testing, moving small and medium files will be painful.
Microsoft Challenges Amazon: Azure Gets VPN Ties
News  |  9/19/2013
Microsoft teams with AT&T's NetBond to give customers a private network-like linkage to the Azure cloud. This option takes aim at Amazon's Direct Connect.
Why General Motors Went Green (But Not Cloud)
Commentary  |  9/19/2013
GM's new data center lands LEED certification as the automaker continues insourcing IT operations.
Oracle Earnings Rebound: All Eyes On OpenWorld
News  |  9/19/2013
Oracle's first quarter financials showed some strength amid mixed results. Hurd promises SAP Hana-killer announcement at next week's Oracle Open World.
Nirvanix Shutdown: Some Customers Face Mission Impossible
Commentary  |  9/18/2013
Cloud storage provider's pending shutdown gives customers 2 weeks to move data out -- and that's not enough time given bandwidth realities. One expert's advice: Panic now.
Salesforce.com Announces Second 'Best' Friend: Workday
News  |  9/18/2013
Salesforce.com promised deep integration with Oracle applications in June. Now it's promising similar ties with HCM and financials vendor Workday.
Google BigQuery Adds Data Streaming
News  |  9/17/2013
Developers and businesses can now analyze data as it gets entered into BigQuery.
Nirvanix Tells Cloud Storage Customers: Move Your Data
News  |  9/17/2013
Cloud storage pioneer Nirvanix, in danger of closing without further financing, warns customers to retrieve data.
9 Vendors To Watch At Interop NY 2013
Slideshows  |  9/17/2013
Take a sneak peek at vendors who'll be making news at Interop New York 2013.
Cloudius Takes On Linux As Cloud OS
News  |  9/16/2013
Startup Cloudius launches OSv, an operating system designed for virtualized cloud operations. Its rivals: Windows and Linux.
Box Becomes Document Creation Platform
News  |  9/16/2013
Online storage service looks beyond its role as a repository for files.
Dropbox File Brouhaha: Use Case Is The Issue
Commentary  |  9/16/2013
Before you pull your files over a perceived security threat, ask yourself: How are you using the cloud file sharing service?
10 Ways Government Clouds Have Changed This Year
Commentary  |  9/16/2013
Learn how 2013's cloud predictions are quickly unfolding for government CIOs.
Couchbase Takes NoSQL Mobile
News  |  9/16/2013
Couchbase JSON Anywhere strategy brings NoSQL database to iOS, Android and the cloud, challenging SAP and MongoDB in the process.
Cloudability Simplifies AWS Reserved Instance Decisions
News  |  9/13/2013
As Amazon adds flexibility to its Reserved Instance contracts, Cloudability launches tool to help customers make smarter choices.
Higher Ed's Cloud Computing Forecast: Stormy
Commentary  |  9/13/2013
Cloud services may not be the right fit for your institution. Here's why.
Amazon Web Services Hit By Slowdown
News  |  9/13/2013
AWS' HMSCloud encryption key storage service produced network errors in part of Zone B, causing system delays and failovers.
Datapipe Buys Newvem, Gains Amazon Cloud Heat Maps
News  |  9/12/2013
Datapipe will use technology from Israeli startup Newvem to supply pricing optimization to its AWS users.
Nebula, OpenStack Upstart, Chooses CEO With Sales Cred
News  |  9/12/2013
Nebula co-founder Chris Kemp, known for the cloud experience he gained as NASA's CIO, will step aside as CEO to make way for Gordon Stitt, who brings an enterprise sales track record.
Cloud Backup Vs. Tape: Think Hybrid
Commentary  |  9/12/2013
Consider a hybrid solution involving both cloud and tape resources for data backup.
When Cloud Backup Fails
Commentary  |  9/12/2013
Cloud backup providers need to face the realities of Internet bandwidth and give customers a way to perform bulk transfer of data for both backup and recovery.
Microsoft Azure Grows More Open
News  |  9/12/2013
Microsoft technical fellow Mark Russinovich describes how the Azure cloud is expanding with open source, outside technologies.
Amazon: Intel Is Inside Our Cloud
News  |  9/11/2013
Amazon reveals at Intel Developer Forum that Amazon Web Services services will carry "Intel Inside" moniker.
IBM Lets SoftLayer Keep Its Hardware Edge
News  |  9/11/2013
SoftLayer CTO Duke Skarda isn't a follower when it comes to virtualized cloud services, says dedicated hardware will still play a role.
SAP Buying KXEN For Predictive Analytics Tools
News  |  9/10/2013
SAP says KXEN deal will bring automated predictive analytics capabilities to business users, not just data scientists.
HIPAA Changes Driving Customers To Cloud, Verizon Says
News  |  9/10/2013
HIPAA update clarifies that service providers share accountability in protecting patient data, encouraging more healthcare providers to consider the cloud.
Should You Outsource Analytics?
News  |  9/10/2013
Cloud-based data science services aim to fill the gap for companies lacking in-house business intelligence or analytics expertise.
Workday Big Data Drive Starts Small
News  |  9/10/2013
Workday Big Data Analytics is ready to take on big external data sets, but for now most customers are focused on internal analyses of smaller data.
Joyent Cloud Co-Founder Steps Down
News  |  9/10/2013
CTO Jason Hoffman, the medical doctor turned cloud builder, is leaving Joyent but won't say what he'll do next.
Pivotal CEO Maritz Teases 'Linux For The Cloud'
News  |  9/10/2013
VMware spinoff's first product, Pivotal One, arriving later this year, will pose open source competition to Amazon Web Services and others, Maritz says.
Medical Practices Move Health IT To Cloud
News  |  9/6/2013
Lower upfront costs, outsourcing options among factors driving physicians toward cloud-based EHRs and practice management software.
Salesforce.com Shakes Up File Sharing
News  |  9/6/2013
ChatterBox is reborn as Salesforce Files, a file-storage and sharing system that will reach into the likes of SharePoint and Dropbox.
IBM Digital Loan Processing Platform Tracks Mortgages
News  |  9/5/2013
IBM Digital Loan Processing platform promises to make managing the mortgage process more like tracking a package.
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