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Experts: Avoid Big Mistakes with Oracle's Exadata

Presenters at the recent Collaborate user conference gave their tips Full Story »

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 .


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.

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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.


Collaboration 2.0: Old Meets New

Today's tools are a lot like yesterday's in some respects, except they add features for cloud, social, Web and mobile. They're also a whole lot easier to use.


New Amazon Toolset Tracks Cloud Spending

Cost Explorer lets companies track what Amazon charges using pre-configured and customized reports


Teradata's Querygrid to Power Multi-database Analytics

Teradata version 15 adds support for 'Internet of things' standard JSON


Data Analytics Startup SimpleQL Suggests Questions

SimpleQL learns about databases and applications to help non-specialists decide what to mine them for


SugarCRM Links Up with Dun & Bradstreet for Contact Data

The move helps SugarCRM keep pace with Microsoft, Oracle and Salesforce.com in CRM


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.

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Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2014 to Manufacturing

The newest version of Microsoft's relational database management system touts in-memory transaction processing and hybrid deployment scenarios.


Former US Secretary of State Powell Joins Salesforce.com Board

Powell is no tech newbie, having worked in venture capital since 2005


Microsoft Dips Toe in Office Unbundling Water

Microsoft is unbundling chunks of Office, including a rumored free OneNote client for the Mac, as part of a strategy to reach customers who can't stomach the idea of paying for the full-fledged suite, or who have opted for free or inexpensive alternatives, an analyst said today.