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Windows' New Normal Shows Software-as-a-Service Ambitions

But the more Microsoft pushes change, the more enterprises will resist


Enterprise Who? Google Says Little About Apps, Business Cloud Services in Q1 Report

An executive on the earnings call pooh-poohed the need for differentiation in the enterprise cloud computing market


Box Patches Heartbleed Flaw in its Cloud Storage Systems

The company is also telling customers to change their passwords


Dropbox for Business Exits Beta As Storage Vendor Sets Sights on Workplaces

The enterprise version of Dropbox comes with a variety of IT controls


Interop 2014: Mobile is Here, Cloud is Next, SDN is Coming

Interop, one of the premier shows for networking each year, kicked off its general session on Wednesday proclaiming that a new era of IT is upon the world, led by a mobile revolution and supported by cloud computing. And more change is on the way as software-defined networking quickly matures into a platform for enterprises to seriously consider.

News Pins Growth Hopes on Industries, Wants to Be Bigger Than SAP will focus on six industries, including automotive, health sciences and manufacturing


Researchers Publicly Disclose Vulnerabilities in Oracle Java Cloud Service

The flaws could allow attackers to break into Java applications hosted on the service, researchers from Security Explorations said


Tidemark Wants to Save European Companies From Excel Hell, Says CEO

The company will offer its hosted analytics applications in the UK, France, Germany and the Benelux region


Trek Bicycle Rides Project Management Tool to Efficiency

Getting new products to market on time is critical, especially for a business that is seasonal. In order to improve new product development and delivery Trek Bicycle implemented a project management tool that is keeping teams better connected, collaborating and creative.


Amazon Super-sizes Instances to Lure Hadoop Users to Web Services

The company has launched 12 new virtual servers that can be used for image processing and financial analytics


Amazon's Workspaces Becomes Generally Available

But Amazon has to overcome questions regarding software integration, security and availability to succeed, according to analyst


IaaS Vendor Dyn Buys Out Nettica for DNS Services, Talent

New Hampshire-based Infrastructure-as-a-Service company Dyn announced today that it would purchase managed DNS provider Nettica. Terms were not disclosed.


Amazon Adds Search Features, More Languages to Cloudsearch

The service now supports auto complete and proximity search


Cisco plans $1B investment in global cloud infrastructure

By partnering with the likes of Australian operator Telstra, Cisco hopes to catch up with competition