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Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd: Our IP will help us win in the cloud

Hurd has something to sell customers at all levels of the cloud stack


Rackspace Rebooting its Cloud Servers Too

Rackspace is in the process of rebooting a substantial portion of its cloud servers before Oct. 1.

Oracle rolls out analytics cloud services

Its Exalytics in-memory appliance also gets an upgrade

Oracle expanding depth of its cloud development platform

Six new services are in the works, but no availability date was released

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Intel Encourages Women to Pursue Cloud Training

Aiming to make cloud computing and DevOps training more accessible to women, Intel is sponsoring the IC3 Cloud Scholars program.

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Cisco Pumping $1 Billion More Into Intercloud

Cisco on Monday said it is expanding on its Intercloud multi-cloud service provider initiative with another $1 billion investment, designed to lead to more products, data centers and partners.

Oracle's Larry Ellison throws down the cloud gauntlet

Ellison has come full circle from cloud skeptic to the proprietor of a one-stop shop

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Hybrid Cloud Is Hotel Hero

A hybrid cloud delivers IT efficiencies, and proprietary business intelligence tools, to help hundreds of hotel owners boost profitability.

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Hey Amazon Web Services: Time to Open Up

The controversy over Amazon's steps to patch a Xen vulnerability in Amazon EC2 instances highlights the cloud giant's difficulty communicating.

Yahoo will ring in the new year by killing its website directory

Other services like Yahoo Education and Qwiki will also close

Oracle, Salesforce.com trade moves in marketing software battle

Oracle syncs up with Box, while Salesforce.com releases Journey Builder for Apps

Cloud will be key for Oracle at OpenWorld

The vendor's massive annual conference gets underway Sunday

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Amazon Readies Major Cloud Server Reboot

Amazon Web Services will be updating a substantial number of its cloud servers, and has asked customers to re-launch their instances in the coming days, according to AWS consultants; Xen hypervisor security bug could be to blame.

Broadcom Unveils 25G Ethernet, SDN Optimized Chip

Cloud-scale switches based on Broadcom Tomahawk should emerge soon from vendors

Ericsson acquires majority stake in Apcera for cloud policy compliance

Cloud software veterans created Apcera's Continuum platform with built-in policy and auditing controls

EMC reportedly held merger talks with Hewlett-Packard

HP CEO Meg Whitman would have led a combined company, according to the Wall Street Journal

SAP CEO Bill McDermott on why Concur is worth $8.3 billion

Buying Concur 'is the best business case I've ever put in front of the board,' McDermott says

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Apple Releases iCloud Drive for Windows PCs

Mac users have to wait for the release of OS X Yosemite to snag iCloud Drive support.

SAP buying Concur for $8.3 billion to boost cloud portfolio

The travel and expense software vendor had reportedly been shopping for a potential buyer

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