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  • 5 freshly-funded cloud computing companies worth watching

    Investors made a crowd around the cloud this week, investing $175 million in companies focused on everything from storage to the WAN to the supply chain.

  • Google Cloud Launcher deploys VM-based apps in a snap

    Google's latest enhancement to Cloud Platform is not a new feature but a repackaging of an existing innovation. But it's a downright useful offering all the same.

  • Amazon debuts bottomless storage plans for photos, data

    If you've got tons of digital photos and music that are a headache to back up, Amazon wants to interest you in two new storage services designed to ease home backups and archiving.

  • Oracle customizes project management for lines of business

    One size no longer fits all for enterprise software, Oracle has found. The company has customized its project management software to meet specific requirements of clients in government, financial services and the construction business.

  • Oracle to hire 1000 sales staff in APAC

    Oracle has unveiled plans to hire 1000 new sales staff in Asia Pacific to sell its cloud offerings including software-as-a-service (SaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS).

  • Microsoft packages Azure for Web and mobile developers

    With a new integrated set of Azure-based services, Microsoft wants to help ease the process of developing applications that run in the cloud.

  • 12 free cloud storage options

    With all the public cloud storage offerings on the market today, many vendors just want customers to sign up for their services. So, in return for a new account, many offer free cloud storage.

  • Telstra turns to Gorilla to strengthen video analytics

    Telstra has bolstered its video analytics capabilities with an equity investment in Gorilla Technology.

  • GinzaMetrics helps marketers get more bang for their social buck

    Hard on the heels of its Competitor Discovery tool last month, GinzaMetrics has unveiled a new set of tools that aims to help marketers understand the impact of their social-media efforts.

  • Amazon Web Services offers free satellite imagery

    Amazon Web Services is offering its customers free use of over 85,000 satellite images, setting the stage for new types of geographically-oriented cloud applications.

  • Google Cloud organizes all the log files to ease troubleshooting

    When troubleshooting a misbehaving Web application, administrators will often first check the server's logs for clues. Google is trying to ease that process by consolidating into a single location all the logs for user applications built on its cloud platform.

  • In photos: Cisco Live 2015

    Some 5500 people attended the annual Cisco Live conference in Melbourne.

  • Salesforce App for Outlook brings CRM data to the inbox

    It's getting close to a year since Microsoft and Salesforce.com announced their strategic partnership, and the fruits of their union are beginning to appear. After discussing a number of planned joint products last fall, the two companies on Wednesday launched one of them -- the Salesforce App for Outlook -- into beta.

  • Does Juniper have too many SDNs?

    After last week's Innovation Day announcements, Juniper Networks has a range of SDN, data center fabric and data center switching products to choose from.

  • Optus Business makes cloud moves

    Optus Business has signed up to the federal government’s cloud service provider’s panel to offer infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and software-as-a-service (SaaS) to government agencies.

  • Skyhigh Networks enters Equinix Sydney data centre

    Cloud security firm Skyhigh Networks has taken space in the Equinix Sydney data centre SY1 and opened a regional office in the city.

  • Cisco announces US$15 million Internet of Everything hub for Australia

    Cisco will open a US$15 million 'Internet of Everything' innovation centre in Australia later this year, the networking vendor announced at its annual Cisco Live event in Melbourne.

  • Google Cloud and a Chromebook might be your next contact center

    The next time you call customer service, you may get an answer from a Chromebook.

  • Ellison swings at Salesforce as Oracle's growth sputters

    Oracle expects to generate more than US$1 billion in new SaaS and PaaS business in 2015, putting it toe-to-toe in the cloud market with Salesforce.com, Oracle's top executives said Tuesday.

  • Cisco, Telstra seek to ignite collaboration with Spark

    Cisco and Telstra took the wraps off of a work collaboration app designed for mobile devices.