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  • Onavo compresses data to cut mobile bills

    Israeli startup Onavo aims to save mobile subscribers money on their data plans by shrinking the data they download.

  • Cloud computing strategy guide (Part 1)

    Like most new technology trends, Cloud computing has been pitched to enterprises as offering nothing less than a total business transformation, the cure for the common cold, and a raison d’etre for IT executives struggling for meaning now that they’ve virtualized their entire technology infrastructures.

  • REA Group lists with hybrid Cloud

    Melbourne-based REA Group (ASX:REA), operator of property website realestate.com.au, has implemented VMware's hybrid vCloud to aid its overseas expansion and Web application development over the next few years.

  • International analyst and banking speakers join IIIS line up

    Suncorp and IDC added to the agenda for the Implementing Information Infrastructure Symposium (III)

  • Microsoft COO goes on competitor-bashing spree

    For his annual keynote at the Microsoft Wordwide Partner Conference, taking place this week in Los Angeles, Microsoft Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner wasted little time challenging Microsoft's many competitors. He flouted the supposed weaknesses of Cisco, IBM, Google, Oracle and others, letting attendees know that Microsoft is gunning for these companies' business.

  • CIOs see promise in public Cloud storage

    Three quarters of companies are either currently using or plan to use public cloud storage offerings. What's more, all organizations with more than 500 employees are using or planning use of public cloud storage, mostly for e-mail, data protection and front-office applications like CRM, especially SaaS-based CRM solutions such as Salesforce.com.

  • Minerals and Metal Group mines hybrid Cloud

    Chinese-owned mining company, Minerals and Metals Group (MMG), has implemented Hewlett Packard's (HP) hybrid Cloud to overhaul its IT infrastructure as the company prepares for expansion into mineral rich countries over the next three years.

  • VMware to launch cloud infrastructure suite

    Setting the stage for cloud deployments, VMware will update many of its core products and bundle them into an integrated release, called the Cloud Infrastructure Suite, the company announced Tuesday.

  • MicroStrategy 'gateway' links Facebook to enterprise apps

    MicroStrategy is rolling out a cloud-based service that allows the exchange of data between Facebook and enterprise applications, the BI (business intelligence) vendor announced Tuesday during its user conference in Monte Carlo.

  • Microsoft expands Intune services

    Anticipating use of Intune by larger organizations, Microsoft is outfitting the managed desktop service with a number of new capabilities that should make its use more appealing in enterprise settings.

  • Asia group launches cloud index, 'cloud map'

    Asia's cloud computing industry group recently unveiled two initiatives that can help guide organisations in the region as they consider adopting cloud computing.

  • SAP: No change at the top as board extends CEO contracts

    SAP announced Thursday that its supervisory board has extended the contracts of co-CEOs Jim Hagemann Snabe and Bill McDermott until June 30, 2017, in a move that could give customers confidence that the company remains committed long-term to its strategies for mobile computing, analytics and SaaS (software as a service).

  • Compuware buys dynaTrace for US$256 million

    Compuware announced Wednesday it has purchased application performance monitoring vendor dynaTrace for US$256 million in cash, a move that builds upon its 2009 acquisition of Gomez and places it in closer competition with rivals such as CA Technologies and BMC.

  • Reckon pushes CashBook into the Cloud

    Accounting software vendor Reckon has launched a new Cloud service, CashBook Online which allows small businesses to manage their accounts online or without and Internet connection.

  • Keep rogue Cloud software from making IT irrelevant

    Surveys of senior IT managers consistently show that Cloud computing and software as a service (SaaS) are being tested or used for non-critical applications at fewer than half of U.S. corporations.