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  • Google says welcome to the Cloud 2.0

    Enterprises' initial entrance into the cloud is over and they are witnessing the arrival of the Cloud 2.0. That's the word from Diane Greene, senior vice president for Google's cloud businesses.

    25 May 16 06:33 Written by Sharon Gaudin
  • This site aims to be the Yelp of the SaaS world

    Online reviews have already transformed the way people choose everything from restaurants to respiratory therapists, and now SaasGenius wants to do the same for enterprise software in the cloud.

    24 May 16 09:10 Written by Katherine Noyes
  • Nvidia brings its Grid virtual desktop to the masses

    Nvidia is introducing a new graphics card option for its Grid virtual desktop system, promising to cut the costs of streaming graphics-intensive applications to employees.

    19 May 16 00:30 Written by James Niccolai
  • Where does IBM fit in the cloud market?

    Recently released reports from two investment research firms call into question just exactly where IBM fits in the cloud computing market. Deutsche Bank says IBM has “no chance” of catching AWS; UBS calls IBM one of the “Big 4” in cloud

    17 May 16 02:49 Written by Brandon Butler
  • How startups can attract and retain cloud talent

    The top three differentiators startups can highlight to maximize their chances of securing employees with a strong cloud skill set

    14 May 16 05:45 Written by By Greg Arnette, Founder and CTO, Sonian
  • Mingis on Tech: MacBooks are hot, trade shows are not

    Executive Editor Ken Mingis, Apple expert Michael deAgonia and Multimedia Content Editor Keith Shaw mostly fawn over Apple's just-updated MacBook, then debate whether trade shows like Interop and CES are on their way out.

    12 May 16 20:00 Written by Ken Mingis
  • Cloud: Just what the doctor ordered

    This week we've seen signs that two of the most security sensitive industries - health care and financial services - are warming to the idea of using cloud services.

    12 May 16 06:21 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Chicago bank finds public cloud ready for prime time

    The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago – which has $70 billion in assets – has undergone a two-year migration of its IT workloads into Amazon’s cloud, discounting the notion that the public IaaS is not ready for financial service customers.

    11 May 16 05:24 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Microsoft expands its Azure cloud platform to South Korea

    Microsoft announced Tuesday that it is expanding the global footprint of its cloud platform to South Korea, and that it has officially launched its previously announced datacenter in Canada.

    11 May 16 03:00 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Open-source really could help get you a job, study finds

    Experience in the open-source world is a valuable asset for technology job-seekers, and it’s getting more so over time, according to the latest Open-Source Jobs Report, which was published today by Dice and the Linux Foundation.

    06 May 16 07:33 Written by Jon Gold
  • Pivotal raises $253M led by Ford, Microsoft

    Pivotal, the platform as a service company spun out from VMware and EMC three years ago, today announced plans to close a series C financing round worth $253 million led by Ford, Microsoft and its existing investors GE and its two parent companies.

    06 May 16 03:52 Written by Brandon Butler

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