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  • Backlash begins against Adobe's subscription-only plan

    A petition on Change.org demanding that Adobe back away from its subscription-only model for its creativity software, including PhotoShop, has collected over 4,400 signatures by late Thursday.

    10 May 13 11:06 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • Microsoft says Yammer sales are booming

    With the backing of its new parent company, Yammer more than tripled its revenue year on year in the quarter that ended in March.

    09 May 13 21:49 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • IDC: Cloud, mobility exposing limitations of existing networks

    The combination of highly virtualised environments inside enterprise networks, along with an explosion of mobile traffic, are exposing the limitations of existing networks, and driving the need for a new era of dynamic and scalable networks of the future, IDC researchers said in a panel discussion at Interop this week.

    09 May 13 20:39 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Dell and OnApp cooperate on pretested cloud packages

    OnApp and Dell have teamed up to create pretested cloud packages for service providers and make it easier for them to roll out services, which could result in more competition in the cloud space.

    09 May 13 13:52 Written by Mikael Ricknäs
  • VMware: Faster app provisioning makes SDN a keeper

    Software defined networking (SDN) is generating a lot of buzz these days, but the technology will ultimately make itself useful in the enterprise largely because it will save enterprises time in deploying new applications, predicted Martin Casado, chief architect of networking at VMware.

    08 May 13 20:33 Written by Joab Jackson
  • Microsoft to boost Office Web Apps features

    Microsoft plans to accelerate improvements in Office Web Apps, the browser-based version of the Office suite, adding features like real-time co-authoring of documents and the ability to run in Android tablets via mobile Chrome browser support.

    08 May 13 01:13 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • London Gatwick Airport takes out 200 servers, moves to cloud, BYOD

    Cloud computing and a "bring your own device" (BYOD) strategy aren't technology approaches typically associated with running an airport's information-technology operations. But London Gatwick, the U.K.'s second largest airport, is pushing heavily into both.

    07 May 13 22:51 Written by Ellen Messmer
  • Platform-as-service offerings blurring lines between cloud packages

    Cloud-based infrastructure as a service (IaaS) is for renting storage and compute capacity from a service provider, delivered via an Internet connection. Similarly, software as a service (SaaS) is for accessing applications that are hosted in the cloud.

    07 May 13 22:51 Written by Brandon Butler
  • SAP unveils HANA Enterprise Cloud service

    SAP is set to offer customers the option of running their applications on top of a cloud-based version of its HANA in-memory database technology.

    07 May 13 16:38 Written by Chris Kanaracus
  • Megaupload's lawyers: DOJ's charges have no basis in law

    The U.S. Department of Justice's copyright infringement case against file storage service Megaupload is "prosecutorial overreach" based on a misreading of U.S. law, the site's lawyers argue in a white paper released Tuesday.

    07 May 13 16:37 Written by Grant Gross
  • Citrix bakes WAN optimization into branch office hardware

    Citrix today announced new models in its CloudBridge line of branch repeater hardware, along with a software update to Version 7.0, which adds WAN optimization capability and direct support for public cloud services.

    07 May 13 16:27 Written by Jon Gold

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