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Fri, February 28, 2014 - IDOL functions such as sentiment detection and entity extraction will be available as discrete services
Mon, February 24, 2014 - IBM's Cloudant purchase will bring the CouchDB NoSQL database into IBM's SoftLayer global cloud
Mon, February 24, 2014 - IBM's BlueMix project aims to bring all of IBM's cloud services together under a single architecture
Fri, February 21, 2014 - After a slow start, Microsoft Windows Azure is finally gaining a foothold in the emerging cloud marketplace
Thu, February 20, 2014 - Cloud service Joyent envisions more hybrid deployments using both Linux and SmartOS
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 - AWS offers a hosted version of Revolution Analytics R distribution for $1.25 an hour
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
Tue, January 21, 2014 - AWS has also cut prices of storing data in its cloud with its EC2 and EBS services
Fri, January 17, 2014 - The adapter allows organizations to synchronize Salesforce.com and on-premises applications
Fri, January 17, 2014 - IBM will build 15 new data centers, giving the company a total of 40 around the globe for cloud services
Thu, January 16, 2014 - Most business units these days are leveraging cloud services, and a majority of them are bypassing IT to do it, according to a new study. While many IT departments want to take charge of provisioning cloud services, it may make more sense to get your arms around compliance and governance first.
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.