Cloud Priorities is ZDNet's global research study reporting on current cloud adoption and future cloud initiatives. Connecting with ZDNet's audience across North America, Europe, Asia, Australia & New Zealand, India, China and Korea, Cloud Priorities aims to uncover the true picture of cloud usage and the reasons businesses are moving to cloud. Topics covered include private and hybrid cloud, IaaS, PaaS and SaaS. Insights areas include cloud budgets, business objectives, priority cloud applications and favoured cloud service providers.
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The enterprise cloud storage service is said to be planning to double its revenue this year.
Google has the leading digital platform in 2014, says Forrester, but Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft are all vying to be personal coaches and your assistant. Be wary CMOs.
This enterprise cloud venture optimizes bandwidth which could be a key solution for fibre-starved countries such as India
Victoria-based Sky Software will now be able to expand its international operations after being acquired by international education management solutions provider Tribal Group.
Pricing isn't holding cloud adoption back anymore, but fears over data protection are still very prevalent, experts say.
Google is tacking on an entry-level option for registered companies, making it easier for more businesses to participate in the Cloud Platform Partner Program.
Cloud infrastructure market leader Amazon Web Services upgrades its tools so that Windows Server 2012 virtual-machine images can move between on-premise systems and EC2.
IBM has acquired a bevy of cloud companies and built a Big Blue cloud stack. Here's a look at the moving parts and how they fit together as IBM moves from hardware to the cloud.
"People run their business on NetSuite. Believe me, nobody runs their business on Workday. They run their HR group on Workday. It's very different," says NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson.
Shifting the focus away from the enterprise, SAP execs boasted that more than 1,000 startups across 57 countries are now building products on HANA, with 60 of them already live.
In a surprising move, Red Hat will enable users to run .NET applications and SQL Server on its OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service cloud.
A quicker and slicker new app for the online Xero accounting service adds automatic reconciliation of bank accounts, allowing Android users to stay on top of their finances.
If you're a government worker and have been wanting to run Red Hat Enterprise Linux securely on your Amazon cloud, it's your lucky day. The popular open-source operating system is finally available on Amazon Web Services.
SharePoint lives on as an on-premise product but for many it's time to move to Yammer.
Microsoft is calling on the Australian government to reconsider its plans to regulate social media and cloud services.