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Microsoft previews free, updated Power BI business intelligence tool

A new edition of the company's data visualization tool is now freely downloadable

Microsoft's stream processing engine boosts Bing, Azure services

Microsoft Research built Trill to radically speed up queries against real-time data


Cisco’s Evolving Software, Cloud Strategy Will Hinge on Hardware

New licensing strategy will use installed hardware base as the “real estate” on which to build

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In Microsoft's Mobile-First, Cloud-First Strategy, Windows Takes a Supporting Role

The operating system that built Microsoft will serve as a conduit for the cloud services that now earn far more for the company.

Oracle and Samsung said to be teaming up for mobile cloud delivery

Like the recent IBM-Apple deal, this union could bring benefits to both companies as they target enterprise mobile users.

Box rides high on Wall Street’s warm welcome

The company's shares on Friday traded as much as 77 percent above the set IPO price.

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Federal IT Leaders Want Cloud Vendors to Provide Clarity

FedRAMP director says industry needs to do more to document security protocols in cloud services as agencies look to broaden adoption of the program across government.

Amazon to acquire Israeli startup Annapurna Labs for data center muscle

The Israeli company has been operating in stealth mode after it was set up in 2011

As Box's IPO looms, so do its challenges

Friday could bring a 'wild trading day' as the cloud storage company finally reaches its long-awaited milestone.

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Data Center, Cloud, SDN Driving Ethernet Switch Market to $25B

The Layer 2-3 Ethernet switch market is expected to exceed $25 billion in 2019, a compounded annual growth of 2.2%, according to Dell’Oro Group.

European Space Agency Deploys Private Cloud with Red Hat

Reduces resource deployment times from months to minutes

Ravello promises enterprises cross-cloud app flexibility

Newly infused with a fresh $28 million in funding, this startup is betting its future on 'nested virtualization' technology.

Dropbox boosts mobile talent with CloudOn buy

The latest in the cloud-storage company's shopping spree also delivers a ready-made presence in Israel.

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Dropbox Acquires CloudOn to Strengthen Mobile Collaboration

Dropbox continues to build its business away from sync-and-share cloud storage with the acquisition of CloudOn, which offers a "simple and beautiful" mobile document creation and editing tool.

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Review: IBM Bluemix Bulks Up Cloud Foundry

IBM's full-featured PaaS wows with Watson and an amazing array of services, but many are not yet ready for prime time

Despite New Public Cloud Offerings, VMware Still Playing Catch-Up

VMware is positioning itself to go head-to-head with public IaaS cloud leaders Amazon Web Services and Microsoft, but analysts say VMware has a long way to go.

MainOne's data center to service critical infrastructure in West Africa

Complements the service provider's cable network

Google Teams Up with PwC on Military Cloud Bid

Google is adding its muscle to PriceWaterhouseCoopers' bid to build a new cloud-based healthcare system for the military that would support its more than 9.7 million beneficiaries.

French newspapers go offline, but hosting company rules out DDoS as cause

Early speculation that jihadists were responsible for the outages seem less likely as the hosting company rules out a DDoS attack

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Container Wars

Docker's getting all the container headlines, but as we're going to see in 2015, there's a lot more to containers than just one company.

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