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Microsoft packages Azure for Web and mobile developers

The new Azure App Service was designed to streamline the process of building apps and connecting them to back-end data sources


Amazon Web Services offers free satellite imagery

Applications on AWS can now draw Landsat imagery directly from the cloud service

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Adobe says new cloud service will end 'document disconnect'

Adobe has announced Adobe Document Cloud, promising a seamless and unified document experience across desktop, mobile and the Web.

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Cloud Service Providers Must Guarantee Zero Down Time

Federal IT leaders say that anything less than 100 percent, always-on service reliability is unacceptable from cloud vendors.

IBM channels stadium rock at its new Interconnect conference

The kickoff of the IBM InterConnect conference showed how companies such as Citi and Airbus embrace digital transfrormation

5 Things CIOs Need to Know About Hybrid Clouds

The definitions of 'hybrid cloud' may vary, but it's time to start planning the architecture now. It will require new ways of managing IT resources.

Microsoft launches machine learning as an Azure service

Microsoft's new Azure service aims to take the pain out of managing large machine learning systems

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How a Hybrid IT Cloud Service Helped Findly Reach New Heights

When social recruiting firm Findly acquired an on-demand talent communications company its client base doubled overnight. IT execs knew a serious infrastructure change was in order. Here’s how a hybrid cloud solution addressed...

HP courts enterprise workloads with new Helion private clouds

HP has seven new cloud services tailored for specific enterprise workloads such as ERP and CRM

Microsoft's stream processing engine boosts Bing, Azure services

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

Microsoft adds key management to Azure cloud

A new Azure vault provides a way to store encryption keys in the cloud

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Looking Back at the Year in Cloud Computing

CIO.com columnist Bernard Golden reviews an eventful year in cloud computing. He also grades the 2014 predictions he made at this time last year.

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Retailer Takes Control of Its Cloud

Chico's curbs its use of Amazon Web Services to get more say in how servers are tuned and configured with smaller provider called Contegix.

Google Cloud offers streamlined Ubuntu for Docker use

Ubuntu Core provides a minimal Lightweight Linux environment for running containers

Microsoft announces features and performance improvements for many Azure services

The latest round of Azure features will make it easier to move existing business workloads and processes to the Microsoft cloud

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Why It’s (Finally) Time to Embrace Thin Client Technology

When you look at the power of today’s smartphones and cloud services, there are clear reasons to think thin clients may rise, writes Rob Enderle.

Amazon promises a mightier MySQL with Aurora release

Aurora combines the high performance of commercial databases, with the familiarity of MySQL

'The cloud is the new normal,' Amazon Web Services executive says

Andy Jassy touts larger customer cloud deployments at the AWS user conference

Google updates cloud with new virtual technologies and price cuts

Google has embraced the Docker container technology and expanded the Firebase mobile development platform

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