Cloud computing is an increasingly broad topic that encompasses everything from Google Apps to data center services to virtualization to software-, infrastructure- and platform-as-a service. Technology executives are increasingly interested in cloud computing as a way to save money. Nevertheless, cloud adoption remains in the single digits amid security concerns. Rest assured that cloud computing is a game changer. Key players include: IBM, HP, Google, Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Salesforce.com, NetSuite, VMware as well as dozens of others.
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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.
AWS Activate is getting a boost from what might be Amazon's best resource aside from data: customer service.
Between Microsoft and VMware, it's a busy day for the cloud industry as far as the government is concerned.
Microsoft has begun closed, 'private preview' testing of its Windows Azure Government Cloud with select U.S. government customers.