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Cloud services lift IT outsourcing market higher than expected

The global IT and business services industry had its strongest third quarter to date, bolstered by the record-high value in the as-a-service segment of the market.

'Please think of Dell EMC as one company,' pleads CEO Michael Dell

It's been just six weeks since the biggest ever merger in tech history between Dell and EMC but they are keen to hammer home a 'one company' message

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Cloud growth continues to be the name of the game for Microsoft

Microsoft's ongoing move to the cloud paid off once again over the past quarter, as strong growth from Azure and Office 365 offset declines in the PC market.

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Microsoft rescues disheveled lady Skypers with its TeleBeauty virtual makeup app

Microsoft Japan and Shiseido have teamed up with an app that overlays virtual makeup on your Skype for Business calls.

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Dreamforce 2016 was all about getting through giving

Dreamforce, one of the largest tech gatherings in the U.S., delivers getting through giving message for 2016.

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Where APIs and empathy meet

How APIs and empathy contribute to Ticketmaster's digital ambitions.

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Wipro is buying cloud consultant Appirio for $500M

Bangalore-based consulting firm Wipro is buying Appirio to catch up with Accenture and Deloitte in the cloud applications business.

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Dropbox is now a must-have iOS app due to these new features

Dropbox's updated iOS app lets you digitally sign PDF files stored in the cloud. That's just one of a few valuable enhancements, but the PDF feature falls short when it comes to filling out certain forms.

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Clueless CIO cloud confusion continues

Top CIOs are still puzzled about what the cloud is. What rock have they been hiding under for the last decade?

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Here's how Google is overhauling its cloud storage offerings

There are big changes afoot for Google Cloud Platform's storage offerings. On Thursday, the company announced a complete overhaul of the storage options available to customers, complete with new storage tiers and reduced pricing.

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Which is cheaper: Public or private clouds?

It’s a debate that’s raged on for years: Which is cheaper, public or private clouds? A new report from 451 Research finds that two of the most critical factors that influence the cost of a public versus a private cloud deployment are... preview page

New Premium offers the '' email you've been pining for

If you've been longing for a custom email address and calendar you can share with a few like-minded friends, Premium is for you.

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Facebook's 100-gigabit switch design is out in the open

Facebook’s 100-gigabit switch design has been accepted by the Open Compute Project, a step that should help to foster an open ecosystem of hardware and software on high-speed networking gear.

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Om nom Nomulus: Google open-sources TLD registry platform

Google’s latest foray into open-source software is a cloud-based top-level-domain registrar platform called Nomulus, bringing a substantial chunk of the company’s gigantic internet infrastructure into the public eye.

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CloudVelox eases migration of core business apps to the cloud

CloudVelox CEO Raj Dhingra shares his thoughts on how you get core business applications running in your data center moved into the cloud.


Cheap airfares: Google Flights helps you snag the best by predicting price changes

Cheap airfares: Everyone wants them, and Google Flights will help by telling you when prices are expected to go up—or down.

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What’s behind Amazon, Microsoft and Google’s aggressive cloud expansions

In the first week of October, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform all announced plans to build out new regions for their IaaS cloud operations. The new regions add to an already impressive roster of data...

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VMware embraces containers with latest vSphere, Virtual SAN updates

For years there’s been talk about what the adoption of public cloud and the advent of application containers would mean for VMware. The company is taking these innovations head on, announcing support for them in the latest updates of...

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