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  • Infor plots move into cloud financials in strike against Workday

    Infor is hoping to elbow its way into Workday's turf with an upcoming cloud-based financial software suite dubbed Financials Xi.

  • Brocade buys NFV mobile analytics assets

    Brocade this week today announced that it has acquired the network visibility and analytics technology assets from privately held Vistapointe in an all-cash transaction.

  • Microsoft bringing more mobile, cloud products to China with new subsidiary

    Microsoft is eying China with plans to develop more mobile and cloud-based technologies for the country at a new subsidiary in Shanghai, despite the regulatory hurdles the U.S. company has been facing in the country.

  • How network virtualization is used as a security tool

    When people think of network virtualization, the advantages that come to mind typically include faster provisioning of networks, easier management of networks and more efficient use of resources. But network virtualization can have another major benefit as well: security.

  • Skype version for broadcasters released to manufacturers

    A special version of Skype designed for professional TV broadcasts reached another milestone with its release to manufacturers and the signing of three hardware partners.

  • VMware and Cisco patch vulnerabilities in datacentre gear and software

    VMware and Cisco Systems have released security fixes for serious vulnerabilities in networking virtualisation and server software typically used in datacentres.

  • HP buys Cloud provider Eucalyptus

    Hewlett-Packard has agreed to buy Cloud platform provider, Eucalyptus, stepping up HP's efforts in the growing field of Cloud computing.

  • Responding to critics, Google makes Drive, Docs suite more accessible for the blind

    Google has added features to Drive and the Docs apps suite to make the products easier to use for people who are blind or have poor eyesight, an issue over which the company has been criticized.

  • Dropbox reports a steady rise in government data requests

    Interest in Dropbox is growing among users, and law enforcement too.

  • Former Red Hat CTO now head of Google Cloud

    Brian Stevens, the former chief technology officer for Red Hat, is now managing Google Cloud.

  • Apple starts selling lower-cost iCloud storage, adds iCloud Drive to beta website

    Apple on Wednesday flipped the switch on its new iCloud storage plan prices, and added iCloud Drive to a beta version of the icloud.com website.

  • OneDrive now allows files of up to 10GB

    Addressing an issue often overlooked by cloud storage users when choosing a service, Microsoft has increased the maximum size for files uploaded to OneDrive from 2GB to 10GB.

  • VMware patches third-party components in vSphere platform

    VMware has updated third-party libraries and components used by its vSphere server virtualization platform to integrate security patches released in recent months.

  • Apple reveals new iCloud storage prices

    With no fanfare -- admittedly Apple had more important things to trumpet Tuesday -- the Cupertino, Calif. company yesterday published monthly prices for its expanded iCloud storage plans.

  • Aaron Levie doesn't want his company to get boxed in

    When Aaron Levie co-founded Box in 2004, he envisioned how businesses would benefit from cloud storage and file sharing -- improved data access and collaboration -- and, since few vendors grasped this, Box cashed in when this technology got popular years later.

  • Riverbed teases with free SteelStore offering

    Riverbed announced today that customers can now use the virtual edition of the company's SteelStore storage appliance for free, bundling the product with six months of Amazon S3 cloud storage (at 8TB per month of volume) on the house.

  • Salesforce.com launches $100 million venture capital fund

    While Salesforce.com has been an active investor in startup companies for years, it's taking these efforts to the next level with its first dedicated venture capital fund.

  • Tibco going up against Oracle, IBM and Adobe with new customer engagement platform

    Add Tibco to the list of vendors pushing a full stack of so-called "customer engagement" software, which companies use to track and analyze consumer behavior in hopes of building deeper relationships with them and ultimately, selling more products and services.

  • Vic's TCV plans SAN overhaul

    The Treasury Corporation of Victoria (TCV), which manages the state's funding requirements and provides financial services and advice to government agencies, is planning to overhaul its storage area network, issuing a request for tender over the weekend.

  • IBM secures SoftLayer with Intel trusted modules

    Fortifying its SoftLayer cloud services for enterprise use, IBM has started using Intel's chip-based Trusted Execution Technology to help organizations in highly regulated industries meet their auditing and security compliance requirements.

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