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Amazon Said to Be Mulling Data Center Construction in Italy

Fri, 2016-07-22 15:02
Amazon is considering building data centers in Italy on the sites of retired power plants.

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With a New Data Center Policy in Place, Federal Government is Ready for the SDDC

Fri, 2016-07-22 11:39
If federal agencies weren’t willing or able to consider moving to a software defined data center before, they may be willing to consider it now.

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Gartner: Cloud Shift to Account for $1 Trillion in Spending by 2020

Fri, 2016-07-22 09:59
Surprising no one, Gartner said this week that cloud computing will be one of the “most disruptive forces of IT spending since the early days of the digital age."

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Salesforce Buys Data Center Optimization Startup Coolan

Thu, 2016-07-21 20:36
Salesforce has acquired Coolan, a data center management software startup co-founded by Amir Michael, a former Facebook and Google hardware engineer and one of the founders of the Open Compute Project.

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Qualcomm Shows China Progress While Intel Stokes Server Fear

Thu, 2016-07-21 14:22
Ian King | Bloomberg Qualcomm Inc.’s second-quarter results show the chipmaker is overcoming hurdles in China, while rival Intel Corp. faces fresh headwinds in servers -- the key to its profit.

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Google Sprints Ahead in AI Building Blocks, Leaving Rivals Wary

Thu, 2016-07-21 11:28
Jack Clark | Bloomberg If the internet giant dominates in this field, it could gain an advantage in the fast-growing cloud-computing business, turning the popularity of its software into real revenue.

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EMC Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Dell Merger

Wed, 2016-07-20 16:39
It took only 12 minutes for EMC shareholders to approve the merger with Dell, with 98 percent voting in favor.

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Nadella: We’ll Build Cloud Data Centers Wherever Demand Takes Us

Wed, 2016-07-20 16:00
Cloud providers that want to ride the wave of enterprise cloud adoption have to ensure they have cloud data centers close to the companies they hope to serve. Microsoft execs confirmed this much on the company’s quarterly earnings call Tuesday.

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Invest In Your Future: 5 Business Opportunities MSPs Can Leverage In The Cloud

Wed, 2016-07-20 15:15
There are countless business opportunities for MSPs in the cloud, but here are five ways MSPs can cash in on cloud adoption.

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Want a Happier, More Productive IT Team? Adopt Cloud Services

Wed, 2016-07-20 10:57
New research from BetterCloud and 451 Research suggests cloud applications are making IT teams better at work The report, The Impact of Cloud Applications on the Role of IT, paints a rosy picture of the benefits that cloud offers organizations and their IT staff, who through the use of cloud are able to focus more of their time on innovation

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Microsoft Tops Estimates, Stoking Optimism on Cloud Strategy

Wed, 2016-07-20 10:05
Ian King and Dina Bass | Bloomberg Annualized revenue from commercial cloud products was more than $12.1 billion in the recent quarter, a number that Microsoft has pledged will reach $20 billion by fiscal 2018.

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Report: 42 Percent of Organizations Plan to Adopt Cloud-Based HR Systems

Tue, 2016-07-19 14:45
The 2016 Global HR Transformation Survey indicates that 42 percent of organizations will adopt a cloud-based HR system to replace their current one.

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IBM Rises After Sales Beat Estimates on Software Unit Gains

Tue, 2016-07-19 09:44
Jing Cao | Bloomberg IBM second-quarter revenue beat analysts’ estimates, boosted by the unit that includes its Watson artificial intelligence platform.

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ChartaCloud Partners with Carbonite for HIPAA Compliance, Ease of Use

Tue, 2016-07-19 08:36
ChartaCloud Technologies is partnering with Carbonite to help in-home caregivers automate processes, increase security, and ultimately spend more time focusing on what matters most: the health and well-being of their patients.

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SoftBank to Buy Britain’s ARM for $32 Billion in Record Deal

Mon, 2016-07-18 10:45
David Ramli and Jeremy Kahn | Bloomberg SoftBank only made a serious approach to ARM’s chairman Stuart Chambers two weeks ago.

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Box Picks RingCentral to Streamline its Enterprise Communications

Mon, 2016-07-18 10:26
Box will replace its existing solution with RingCentral to save up to $900,000 per year Box is replacing a mishmash of legacy business communication services with the RingCentral cloud platform.

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Atlassian Acquires Cloud Incident Communication Platform StatusPage

Fri, 2016-07-15 13:42
On Thursday StatusPage was acquired for an undisclosed sum by enterprise software development company Atlassian.

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Ericsson Wilts Awaiting 5G’s Promised Mobile-Network Sales Boost

Fri, 2016-07-15 12:00
Adam Ewing | Bloomberg Ahead of Ericsson’s second-quarter results on July 19, analysts predict an 8.9 percent drop in sales and a 22 percent fall in net income on average.

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AWS Sweetens Developer Pitch with Cloud9 Acquisition

Fri, 2016-07-15 09:09
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has acquired cloud development startup Cloud9 on Thursday. The details of the transaction have not been disclosed.

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Microsoft Wins Big in Fight for User Privacy as Irish Search Warrant Found Invalid

Thu, 2016-07-14 16:06
Microsoft won a huge victory in the name of user privacy on Thursday as an appeals court has ruled that a federal warrant to seize email from a Microsoft server in Ireland is invalid.

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