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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Integrated technology provider Pacnet has deployed its network as a service at the NSW government's GovDC Silverwater datacentre.
“Ethics are as important as electronics. Corporate responsibility is highly prized. That’s a model not just for this industry, but the world,” Clinton posited.
MongoDB is putting a software as a service spin on its management tools that should make deployments easier for enterprise customers.
Local cloud storage-as-a-service (STaaS) features enterprise-class controls, low latency private access, self-service provisioning and pay-for-use pricing.
EMC is to acquire a key OpenStack player, Cloudscaling, which offers private cloud enterprise customers compatibility with Amazon's public cloud.
Hybrid cloud, and its unique combination of on-premise and off-premise solutions, is growing in popularity, as shown in a new Tech Pro Research survey and the resulting research report.
The virtualisation specialist is to make its vCloud Air platform available from a datacentre in Germany, introduce new database and object storage services, and roll out the ability to pay per minute for infrastructure.
Australian cloud-based supply chain solutions company Leadtec has been snapped up by US-based retail cloud services provider SPS Commerce for $14.9 million.
Australia's uptake of Salesforce's newly announced Wave analytics cloud is likely to follow a similar pattern of how other cloud technologies have been adopted in the past.
Salesforce1 gets a major refresh on its first birthday, bolstering the CRM giant's play for the Internet-of-Things.
Trying to build platforms that are open and partner-centric, including the recently unveiled Windows 10, is a direct response to requests from enterprise customers, according to Microsoft's VP of Windows marketing.
The popular online file storage service has told some users that files were inadvertently deleted from their online accounts and all synced devices because of an apparent coding error in its Selective Sync app.
The company is unveiling an option for developers to add extra strength and intelligence to the login process with policies, second-factor authentication and other techniques.
The platform combines the Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub with EMC's Isilon scale-out storage to make silos of application data available for business analytics.
Wave, the Salesforce Analytics Cloud is aimed at a broader base of business users and could expand the company's total addressable market. Salesforce is betting that it can turn analytics into fun.