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But its 2017 goal will face challenges, particularly in data security, given the Chinese networking vendor's links to spying allegations.
This isn't the first time that the Google Drive team has put the spotlight on its third-party ecosystem, increasingly becoming an advertising point for cloud services providers.
Big Blue appears set on a dual strategy to offload hardware businesses as quickly as possible, while snapping up software and cloud companies with equal speed.
Virtualisation specialist VMware has launched its VMware Horizon desktop-as-a-service, a public cloud offering that allows businesses to deploy virtual Windows desktops to PCs and mobile devices.
Xen, the open-source virtualization project, believes that ARM has a big role to play in the server and datacenter space, so it's adding support to more ARM chipsets.
Smaller firms are already using cloud services – now it's time for the businesses that have supported their IT in the past to catch up.
Software as a service has delivered powerful new capabilities to marketers, driving awareness, engagement, and sales in Australian and New Zealand companies.
One of New Zealand's largest government ministries is preparing to move human capital management to the cloud.
We all know about the free Google Docs service, but Google also offers a subscription Google Apps for Business service. Now, Google will give its existing customers a $15 referral bonus for every new user they bring to this service.
New designation recognizes the California-based systems integrator's investment in technical expertise and resources for geospatial applications.
Fueled with $10 million in venture funding from September 2013, developer of popular small-business CRM overhauls contact management features.
If this major initiative works, it will usher in much needed relief to a cyclically embattled industry
There are many competitors in the OpenStack segment of the cloud computing market. Although each is starting with the same ingredients, they are all trying to add something special to differentiate their own offering.
An enterprise licensing agreement over 3-years means that Adobe's Creative Cloud and other tools will manage docs and forms as well as marketing material for the U.S. Army and Air Force.
Cognitive computing technology such as Watson, cloud computing and systems of engagement will reinvent IBM, says CEO Ginny Rometty in a shareholder letter. But the big question is how long the transition will take.