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Salesforce At 15: Industry Disruptor Wards Off Midlife Crisis

A look at the cloud software industry pioneer as it heads toward $5 billion in annual sales Full Story »
Advice & Opinion

The Internet of Things Meets Disruptive Technologies

How will the IoT affect social, mobile, the cloud and analytics?


Even the Most Secure Cloud Storage May Not Be So Secure, Study Finds

Some cloud storage providers who hope to be on the leading edge of cloud security adopt a "zero-knowledge" policy in which vendors say it is impossible for customer data to be snooped on. But a recent study by computer scientists at John


Experts: Avoid Big Mistakes with Oracle's Exadata

Presenters at the recent Collaborate user conference gave their tips


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


CIOs and Procurement Pros Partner on Cloud Services

Cloud services can help CIOs free themselves from worrying about managing data centers, scaling capacity, configuring servers, applying security patches and other routine maintenance so they can focus on providing insight to improve the business.


For Red Hat, It's RHEL and Then...?

Red Hat is hosting its annual summit this week - this year in San Francisco - where the company is seemingly basking in the glory of making more than a billion dollars off a free open source project.


SAP reports strong growth in cloud amid slow overall revenue growth

The company had a dip in software revenue in the first quarter as the cloud business took off


9 Things You Need to Know Before You Store Data in the Cloud

More and more businesses of all sizes are storing some or all of their data in the cloud. But before you move to an online storage provider, there are some things you should know (and ask) about cloud storage and recovery.


Oracle Identifies Products Affected By Heartbleed, but Work Remains on Fixes

Oracle also shipped 104 patches as part of a regular quarterly update .


New Office 365 Personal Plan Targets Individual iPad, PC Users

Microsoft this week launched a new Office 365 Personal Plan at a lower price point.


Google Steps Up Competition with Amazon, Expands Cloud Platform to Asia

The company increases its Asian presence again after recently opening two data centers


Microsoft Kicks Off Sales of Lower-Priced Office Subscription in Bid for iPad Dollars

Five weeks after announcing a lower-cost subscription to Office, Microsoft today started selling Office 365 Personal to consumers.


With a Wi-fi Cloud Service, Ruckus Aims to Help Hotspot Owners Make Money

The company will host customers' public hotspot management and give them a dashboard to control access

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6 Amazing Advances in Cloud Technology

The cloud is more than just dirt-cheap data storage and lightning-fast apps. These six innovations show that it's possible to manage servers, develop applications, run virtual machines and even sequence the human genome using cloud technology.