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Microsoft puts its commercial cloud lineup on a $6.3 billion annual run rate, which is on par with what Amazon Web Services is putting up. Enterprise carries team Microsoft.
Google CFO Patrick Pichette, who recently announced his imminent retirement, attributed the miss to ever-persistent currency fluctuations, defending annual growth could have been as high as 17 percent.
Analysts and shareholders have been waiting many moons for Amazon to finally reveal specifics about AWS quarterly revenue rather than just the "Other" column.
The cloud-based ERP and CRM provider says it plans to use utilize Bronto to expand its omnichannel commerce portfolio SuiteCommerce.
Salesforce is taking parts of its technology stack to focus on human resources. The plan: Engage employees like customers and be the front end to HR systems of record. Will there be clashes ahead?
"It's always hard for me to talk about Oracle because Larry Ellison is a good friend of mine," said Benioff.
Box unveils its latest platform updates, promising developers the tools they need for everything to build for and scale a mobile-first workforce.
In the post-Snowden era, how do American cloud companies deal with business customers who are nervous about unauthorized access to corporate data? Microsoft's answer is more encryption and tighter access restrictions.
At Box's second annual developer day, the cloud wunderkind kicks off the event with one of tech's stalwart executives.
Managed keys is a next step to that. Syncplicity will enable rights management keys to be stored in the cloud or in customer data centers away from the company's servers.
The next version, or should we say three versions, of Red Hat's community Linux, Fedora, are now in beta.
Deploying Kubernetes apps on the same clusters as other services should become easier through a collaboration between Google and Mesosphere.
VMware is a cloud enabler, but the business model reflects an enterprise software model of yesteryear that's highly lucrative.
Qantas has begun deploying parts of Qantas.com into the cloud to help improve real-time business processing capabilities.
A 'New Vend' is coming, the SaaS point-of-sale company has said after launching online store functionality and integrated inventory.
How do you enrol a Windows RT tablet onto Microsoft's latest cloud-hosted management platform? Our walk-through shows how.
It's hard to think of Microsoft Office as anything other than the archetypal Windows desktop program. But while no one was looking, Microsoft's free online apps and storage turned surprisingly powerful. Are the free apps good enough to use in place of Office?
A warehouse north of London is on the verge of completing its transformation into a datacentre
SugarSync is one of my favorite cloud backup and storage solutions because of its multi-platform support. The new 2.0 beta version includes significant UI improvements to make it much more user friendly.
What will be the next big thing? As cellular carriers merge and become stronger, mobile makers may not survive. Will big data analytics take off, and will 3D printing arrive with a bevy of legal and ethical issues? Here's a look ahead at 2013 and what we can expect.
ZDNet looks back at the year, on a month-by-month basis, at some of the most publicized hacks, leaks and data breaches of 2012.
Datacentres are the IT palaces that provide the backbone of our working lives. Take a tour of datacentres around the world, from the UK to Iceland to Texas, in this round-up of cutting-edge facilities.
How do you make your datacentre run better, and save money? At IBM's research labs and facilities in upstate New York, three ideas are uppermost on people's minds: energy efficiency, monitoring, and utilisation.
Pictures from the SY3-II launch in Alexandria on November 15.
Nanyang Technological University shows prototype of TV content distribution via cloud-based technology with added social functionalities.
Eventually, Outlook.com will replace Hotmail. For now, though, Microsoft is releasing its new email service (previously code-named NewMail) as a preview that's open to the public. Here's what's inside.
Sponsored by Sap
IDC has been surveying mobile developers for the past two years. In mid-May, it polled more than 3,500 developers in a survey sponsored by platform vendor and SAP partner, Appcelerator, to gauge their feelings about Apple versus Google in the enterprise, their interest in Windows 8/Microsoft Surface, what their pain points are, and more. Here is what they said, with my commentary.
Microsoft's new Office has a design that makes it easy to focus on work, rather than drowning in extraneous information. Office 2013 looks set to make users more productive without requiring them to learn new ways of working, even on new kinds of devices.
Microsoft has officially unveiled the consumer preview of Office 2013. The new edition has a dramatically different look and feel, as well as tight connections to cloud-based services. Here's what you'll find inside.
Microsoft's cloud-hosted management platform adds support for mobile devices — including iPhones, iPads and Android — in version 3.0. The Silverlight-driven UI is much the same as before, but it's now easier to see, filter and respond to alerts.
When the New South Wales Department of Education (DET) decided it needed to improve the way it handled science testing for year-8 students, it began to look at online solutions. Teaming up with Janison Solutions, the DET sought to better replicate what students did in the laboratory.
Join this free web conference at 9am from the Salesforce.com event -- Cloudforce Sydney. Cloud Computing, Social Media, Mobility & Open Technologies will be the topics discussed by the Industry Panel -- Ian Birks (AIIA), Kendall Collins (Salesforce.com), Jim Hassell ( NBN), Dr Steve Hodgkinson (Ovum) & hosted by Brian Haverty (ZDNet Australia).
In last month's TechLines: Cloud Control event, panellists discussed how the cloud allows businesses to become more adaptable, innovating faster and ramping up computing needs for a growing (or shrinking) business, yet it also exposes them to technology lock-in.