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Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Cloud Computing Arm Unveils Marketplace
Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd.'s (NYSE:BABA) cloud computing division, Aliyun Computing Co. Ltd, announced Sunday; the unveiling of Marketplace Alliance Program (MAP), to boost its public cloud computing operating globally, and also to offer corporations …
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Cloud computing to ease healthcare access in Kolkata soon
"Given Kolkata's dense population and the plethora of problems regarding accessibility to healthcare at any given time, we need to build a framework based on latest technologies such as cloud computing and Big Data. The 24by7.Care platform is a …
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IP Video Tech Live-to-VOD: CDNs, Cloud Software Platforms and Services
This trade resource, IP Video Tech Live-to-VOD: CDNs, Cloud Software Platforms and Services, contains sector-specific, actionable knowledge (from company positioning to core tech modules, R & D, pricing, M & A valuations, global sell-in opportunities …
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Talkdesk scores $15m in cloud contact centre push

Talkdesk scores m in cloud contact centre push
Cloud-based contact centre software provider Talkdesk has secured $ 15m in a series A round of funding led by DFJ with participation from existing investor, Storm Ventures, which the company said would be used to fuel its international expansion. The …
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Cisco Buys Piston Cloud Computing for Intercloud Initiative
… to the software-defined networking (SDN) movement—which includes hardware and software resources working together to ensure the right resources for workloads. It also includes the Intercloud Fabric for moving applications from one cloud to another …
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Google cloud strategy focuses on analyzing big data

Google cloud strategy focuses on analyzing big data
Google may not have caught up to Amazon in the cloud market, but that's OK, according to a Google executive. The company is heading in a slightly different direction with cloud computing that involves helping customers analyze their data. "It's not …
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States Struggle to Tax the Cloud
The big problem now is with cloud computing, where services and software are stored on a server that could be anywhere in the country. According to industry reports, total sales of cloud software in the U.S. were between $ 20 billion and $ 22 billion in …
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Roundup Of Small & Medium Business Cloud Computing Forecasts And Market

Roundup Of Small & Medium Business Cloud Computing Forecasts And Market
Cloud computing, social media, mobility solutions and collaboration are the four highest SMB priorities for 2015. Increasing profitability, business growth, reducing operational costs and attracting and retaining new customers are the top four SMB …
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EMC to buy cloudsoftware company Virtustream in a .2 billion cash deal
EMC Corp. EMC, -0.68% announced on Tuesday a deal to acquire privately-held cloud software and services company Virtustream in a cash deal valued at $ 1.2 billion. EMC said the deal, which is expected to close in the third quarter, will have no material …
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Can Cloud Software Help End Police Brutality?

Can Cloud Software Help End Police Brutality?
The manufacturer of police stun guns—and more recently body cameras—is moving from hardware to software. The company is doing its part to build the law enforcement cloud and is utilizing a subscription business model pioneered in Silicon Valley.

GoPro plans software that wirelessly syncs videos to the cloud
GoPro is testing software that could remove the need for you to fiddle with USB cables or SD cards when it's time to cut your video footage. On stage tonight at Code Conference, CEO Nick Woodman (above) said that the planned software would wirelessly …
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EMC solves its hybrid cloud puzzle with .2 billion Virtustream acquisition
Virtustream brings to the EMC portfolio a managed cloud software and services capability — whether on or off premise — which EMC also intends to incorporate into the Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Solution. With the addition of Virtustream, EMC …
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GE Enlists 'Bot Army' Sentinels for Cloud Software Push
Far from science fiction, the software with the “Matrix”-like name is the first automated sentinel in GE's “Bot Army,” a growing class of software that helps GE quickly determine if cloud apps meet security and compliance standards. “We're nothing if …
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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 …

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 (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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