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Cloudcomputing security startup Threat Stack names new CEO
Threat Stack, a growing digital security company based in Cambridge, has hired its third chief executive as it seeks to add more customers in the cloud-computing sector. Brian Ahern, formerly the founder and CEO of Foxborough-based security company …
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EMC to acquire Maryland-based cloud software company for .2B
Hopkinton storage company EMC said Tuesday that it would acquire Maryland-based cloud software company Virtusteam for $ 1.2 billion in cash. The deal is expected to close by this fall. Virustream will form EMC's (NYSE: EMC) new managed cloud services …
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Why Amazon dominates cloud computing yet should not be your knee-jerk choice
Will Amazon ultimately dominate the public cloud and IaaS? It's perhaps the prime question now on the minds of IT strategists today as they develop their organization's digital roadmap, for key reasons we'll examine below.
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IBM cloud computing services earns $7.7 billion over the past year

IBM cloud computing services earns .7 billion over the past year
ibmpos_blurgb The cloud computing services developed by International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM), an information technology corporation situated in Armonk, NY, have been winning over a great deal of the business world. IBM's most …
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Why Cloud Computing Is (Almost) All Software
Does anybody even make hardware any more? You'd be forgiven for asking the question, even if it does sound slightly ridiculous. But thinking about it… apart from the device you're reading this on and the hardware in the server racks in the cloud …
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Why Cloud Software Company Workday Is Tumbling
Workday (WDAY), which is often seen as a younger cousin of cloud king Salesforce.com (CRM), is down 9% today after reporting seemingly strong headline results after the close yesterday. The company, which is a cloud-based provider of human capital …
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New Phase for Cloud Computing Seen in Silicon Valley

New Phase for Cloud Computing Seen in Silicon Valley
Cloud computing has established legitimacy in Silicon Valley, but now it appears to be headed for dominance. Workday presented more strong growth [last] Tuesday, after EMC committed $ 1.2 billion to buy a cloud-focused company. And with software …
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8 Cloud Computing Books Worth Reading On Cloudy Summer Days
With the summer season rapidly descending upon those in the northern hemisphere, it's time to kick it down a notch and engage in some less stressful pursuits than running a business — namely, reading up on cloud computing. Let's face it, there will be …
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