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  • Dairy Farm Group signs Telstra for private cloud

    Dairy Farm Group has signed a multi-million dollar agreement with Telstra that will see the business, which operates 5800 stores across Asia, including Ikea and 7-Eleven outlets, migrate its SAP suite to a private cloud.

  • Amazon's next cloud conference set for October in Las Vegas

    IT professionals with skills in Amazon Web Services will once again swarm Las Vegas come October.

  • Alibaba enters US Cloud market, signalling global ambitions

    Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba Group, is making a push into the US Cloud computing market, where it's expected to run into competition from Amazon.com, Google and Microsoft.

  • Box snaps up Subspace for heightened BYOD security

    Hard on the heels of debuting a cloud storage service for financial services firms, Box announced Tuesday that it has acquired Subspace, a startup focused on cross-device collaboration security.

  • What happens inside Amazon when there's a Xen vulnerability

    Amazon Web Services last year was estimated by Gartner to be five times bigger than its next 14 competitors combined. That's a lot of virtual machines. And they all run on a customized version of the open source Xen hypervisor, so when the Xen code has a security vulnerability, that's a big deal for AWS.

  • VMware takes on mobile networks with vCloud for NFV

    VMware has jumped into the hot NFV market with a platform that lets service providers run their network functions as virtualized applications from different vendors.

  • The myth about how Amazon's Web service started just won't die

    There's a rumor that goes around cloud circles about how Amazon.com created what is now the multi-billion dollar infrastructure as a service (IaaS) cloud computing industry in the early 2000s.

  • Net neutrality could hamper new mobile services, Nokia CEO says

    New net neutrality rules just established in the U.S. may face a cool reception here at Mobile World Congress, where carriers are prime customers. Nokia's CEO took an early shot on Sunday night.

  • IBM to pump $US4 billion into Cloud, mobile and analytics

    IBM will dedicate $US4 billion in spending this year to the cloud, analytics and mobile technologies, as it struggles with seismic shifts that are changing the computing landscape it once dominated,

  • How Google avoids downtime

    Google offers lots of services and it has pretty good reliability. How does the company do it?

  • Box woos financial services firms with a tailored cloud offering

    It was just about two weeks ago that Box set out to remove a major barrier to the cloud for security-minded organizations with its Encryption Key Management capability. Now, it's taken that focus a step further with a full-fledged cloud storage service aimed squarely at financial services firms.

  • Salesforce's Desk.com steps up its global focus

    Small businesses just starting out may dream of world domination, but that's a difficult goal to achieve if you can't interact with customers in more than one or two languages. Enter Salesforce's Desk.com customer-support app, which just got a hefty boost in the number of languages it can work with.

  • 'Everyone's going container crazy'

    It's a busy time for container technology in the cloud computing market: IBM this week at its InterConnect conference in Las Vegas announced broad support for containers in its hybrid cloud computing software, while Google partnered with OpenStack distributor Mirantis to enable container technology capabilities in the open source cloud platform.

  • IBM's Cloud pitch aims for the gut

    LAS VEGAS: IBM has made its case as the enterprise Cloud vendor, and it did so without overtly criticising other vendors. On a large stage in a big arena, IBM officials seemed low key, almost humble, in a presentation that nonetheless ended with a jab to the heart.

  • IBM channels stadium rock at its new InterConnect conference

    For the opening of its largest user conference in recent memory, IBM wanted to show attendees the power of Cloud computing and the Internet of Things. So it asked everyone in the MGM Grand auditorium to don a plastic wristband with an embedded chip and some LED lights.