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Fri, December 06, 2013 - Researchers at IBM's Zurich facility have developed software to use cloud storage services as a backup
Wed, December 04, 2013 - Many enterprises use and like SharePoint. Microsoft likes it, too, because it's one of the company's fastest-growing product lines. But making enterprises support separate cloud and on-premises versions and telling SharePoint app developers not to work in C# and ASP.NET may make for a rocky relationship as time goes by.
Wed, December 04, 2013 - Joyent promises to help solve tricky Node.js issues, no matter where they occur
Tue, December 03, 2013 - The company has cut the prices, improved reliability and expanded options for its GCE IaaS
Fri, November 15, 2013 - AppStream could bring advanced graphics rendering to even the smallest of portable tablets
Fri, November 15, 2013 - Amazon Web Services this week rolled out a new cloud-based data analytics tool named Kenesis, which can analyze massive amounts of data in real time and be paid for by the hour.
Fri, November 15, 2013 - IBM will eventually beat Amazon Web Services, writes CIO.com columnist Rob Enderle, but not because AWS has an inferior product. In many ways, AWS is better than IBM's cloud offering. But Big Blue's experience with enterprise customers, not to mention the federal government, shows that great businesses processes often beat great products.
Wed, November 13, 2013 - The head of Amazon Web Services bashes IBM and launches a VDI service at this year's AWS Reinvent conference
Mon, November 11, 2013 - IDC: PaaS revenue growth is set to widely outpace IT spending overall
Fri, November 08, 2013 - Amazon dominates the cloud, but IBM, strengthened by its SoftLayer acquisition, has unleashed a marketing campaign that fires on all cylinders. Whether IBM's cloud is, in fact, better may matter less than Amazon's ability to challenge a company that's made many competitors crumble over the past 102 years.
Tue, November 05, 2013 - CloudForms 3.0 offers a consolidated admin interface for managing usage of both OpenStack and Amazon Web Services
Thu, October 17, 2013 - Data privacy is top of mind for users everywhere. Cloud storage and backup vendor SpiderOak plans to address privacy concerns with Crypton, an open-source Web app dev platform that crunches data in a browser-based client instead of the cloud.
Wed, September 25, 2013 - HP unveils its HP OneView infrastructure management platform, which boasts a Facebook-inspired interface and automation designed to radically simplify management of data center processes.