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Mon, April 14, 2014 - 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.
Thu, April 03, 2014 - Microsoft has open-sourced its new C# compiler and Azure now incorporates the open source Chef and Puppet configuration managers
Wed, April 02, 2014 - The flaws could allow attackers to break into Java applications hosted on the service, researchers from Security Explorations said
Tue, April 01, 2014 - Amazon Web Services and Google also cut prices in March
Wed, March 26, 2014 - Amazon's announcement comes the day after Google said it is cutting prices
Wed, March 12, 2014 - Google, Amazon and Microsoft have all made strategic moves to gain cloud market share -- and the 'cloud wars' are only getting started.
Wed, March 05, 2014 - Through a partnership with Uhuru, Red Hat will offer Microsoft .NET and SQL Server as cloud services
Tue, March 04, 2014 - Selling cloud services to the federal government is a rigorous process. Documentation, not to the mention the word 'No,' play a big part. Here veterans of the FedRAMP cloud certification process share some tips and dispel some myths.
Tue, February 11, 2014 - Pricing for use of Oracle's database and other products will also kick in upon March 12's GA launch
Mon, February 10, 2014 - In beta since July, Microsoft Power BI is now generally available for all users
Tue, February 04, 2014 - The primary sponsor of the open source Cascading application framework for big data has unveiled Driven, a big data application performance management product for developers and dev ops.
Fri, January 24, 2014 - Enterprise IT spending stalled in 2013 (though it will likely pick back up in 2014). Many say it's because enterprises have less to spend, but CIO.com columnist Rob Enderle thinks it's because they've been spending a bit foolishly -- by reimbursing users for personal cloud services instead of examining cheaper ways to provide the same services themselves.
Wed, January 22, 2014 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0 features the latest version of the OpenStack cloud building software
Thu, January 16, 2014 - OpenStack, the open source cloud computing platform, has garnered the support of more than 200 IT vendors. Enterprises embrace the platform for its flexible, hardware-agnostic architecture -- but they should realize that this modularity can come at a cost.