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Google brings app messaging to its cloud

Google Cloud Pub/Sub messaging service can tie together different components of an enterprise cloud application

Amazon's next cloud conference set for October in Las Vegas

It'll be the fourth annual edition of Amazon's AWS re:Invent

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Why the enterprise cloud needs shadow IT to succeed

Who is really responsible for cloud initiatives in the enterprise? Some say central IT, but studies show that is most certainly not the case. Enter shadow IT, which is very much alive and well in the enterprise.

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How cloud-based ERP can give your business a boost

Duplication of effort and a lack of integration led Unionwear to move to an ERP system. The company’s experience with Salesforce.com – plus the appeal of avoiding upgrade costs and the benefits of a regularly updated system – made...

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Microsoft Azure beats Amazon and Google for mobile development

Easier than Amazon's Mobile SDK and more complete than Google's Firebase, Azure Mobile Services has more of what developers need.

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Alibaba enters US cloud market, signaling global ambitions

Alibaba's cloud business is expected to face an uphill battle in the U.S. market

IBM plugs OpenPower servers into SoftLayer cloud

It's trying to prime the pump for Power-based cloud computing services

Box snaps up Subspace for heightened BYOD security

New containerized browser technology will tighten enterprise controls

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Microsoft targets cloud infrastructure with Windows Nano Server

In a leaked presentation about Windows Server 2016, the focus appears to be on building cloud infrastructure with a "zero footprint" install called Nano Server.

How to create a personal cloud with BitTorrent Sync 2.0

You don't have to keep your files in the cloud to get Dropbox-like syncing and sharing. Joe Kissell explains how to get started with BitTorrent Sync.

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What happens inside Amazon when there’s a Xen vulnerability

When a Xen vulnerability is found, Amazon security engineers scramble to respond.

NTT buys Germany's biggest data center provider for $840 million

The deal will make NTT the third-largest data center operator in Europe

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CIOs share lessons learned from the journey to the cloud

Shifting your organization's services and infrastructure to the cloud can bring unexpected perils. These are lessons learned from CIOs who have successfully navigated the journey.

VMware takes on mobile networks with vCloud for NFV

The virtualized network functions in its platform can come from many vendors

The myth about how Amazon’s Web service started just won’t die

The man credited with seeding the idea for Amazon Web Services says there’s a massive misconception about how the market-leading cloud platform got started more than a decade ago.

Net neutrality could hamper new mobile services, Nokia CEO says

Self-driving cars and home health care services require special treatment, he said

IBM to pump $4 billion into cloud, mobile and analytics

With a $4 billion investment, Big Blue aims to deliver $40 billion in annual revenue by 2018.

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