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CloudTimes is proud to announce a media partnership with the Launch Festival, at the San Francisco Design Center Concourse, 635 8th St in San Francisco, from March 4th – 6th, 2013. The 2013 LAUNCH Festival is the best place to launch startups, raise money and learn about starting a company.

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More and more small and medium-sized enterprises adopt cloud technologies at different levels. SMEs are an important part of the cloud market and are at the heart of SaaS growth, according to the releases a report about the small business market (SMB) by Parallels.

Across the world, Parallels estimated $45 billion in the [...]

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Amazon Redshift – Review

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Amazon continues to prove itself as deserving of its spot as one of the driving forces behind the IT sector when they launched the new Amazon Redshift service, which aims to sell data warehousing as a service.

Redshift has given traditional data warehousing players (which include the likes of Continue Reading

Fears of Government and Legal Intervention Slows Cloud Adoption

Security and compliance concerns are still major stumbling blocks to cloud adoption. According to a study by security firm Lieberman Software, nearly 48% of members of teams in business fear of government and legal interference before putting sensitive data in the cloud.

This [...]

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Security and compliance concerns are still major stumbling blocks to cloud adoption. According to a study by security firm Lieberman Software, nearly 48% of members of teams in business fear of government and legal interference before putting sensitive data in the cloud.

This is a survey to close more than 300 IT professionals [...]

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IBM has recently partnered with SAP to offer IBM SmartCloud Enterprise+, a global big data and cloud service. With this service, businesses can store, run, and access SAP applications correctly and safely in the clouds from Japan, Germany, France, Brazil, Australia, Canada, [...]

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Moving data to the cloud can break through barriers in time and place, allowing workers to get to information faster and more easily than ever. But the right approach is critical. To get the best returns on your cloud investments, your enterprise must effectively manage data, as well as integrate it with on-premise assets.

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Business leaders around the world are discovering that cloud computing is more expensive than imagined at the time they decided to adopt the technology, according to KPMG survey report.

The KPMG survey, “The cloud takes shape”, polled more than 650 IT and business leaders across 16 major global markets and found that almost [...]

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Around the world, Internet users are beginning to tire of giving their personal data on the Internet and the big data information collected and monetized is headed for a clash with privacy concerns.

According to tech analyst firm Ovum, netizens around the world begin to realize the amount of personal data collected. The [...]

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Kii announced the general availability of Kii Cloud during last week’s Apps World in San Francisco (CloudTimes is a media sponsor of Apps World). Kii Cloud provides back-end services that help with user acquisition, retention and monetization for mobile apps. The solution allows also to add user management and data management functionality [...]

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IBM Extends Support of Enterprise Apps with its Public SmartCloud

IBM announced a new version of its public cloud, which has more support and services for managing enterprise applications in the cloud, such as SAP in particular.

According to IBM, the main reason why large companies are reluctant to use public cloud resources [...]

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IBM announced a new version of its public cloud, which has more support and services for managing enterprise applications in the cloud, such as SAP in particular.

According to IBM, the main reason why large companies are reluctant to use public cloud resources is that the model of free service offered by various providers [...]

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Technology Business Research Inc. had recently launched the results of its survey conducted in 2012 with 1,300 enterprise decision makers in various parts of the world like Singapore, Japan, India, China, Australia, Germany, France, and the United Kingdom. Businesses included in the survey [...]

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The security landscape is undergoing profound changes. There has been advanced attacks, widespread fraud with the growing use of social media, mobility and cloud. While companies must manage growing volume of data, how the data should be protected when business is changing rapidly is the real concerns.

To help detect stealth threats that can [...]

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With over 6000 apps industry professionals & developers already registered, the global multi-platform Apps World opens on 7-8 February this week. CloudTimes is proud to be a media sponsor for this year’s App World Conference.

Taking over the iconic Moscone Center West on Thursday and Friday, Apps World will deliver ten expert [...]

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Information technology (IT) has long been an integral part of modern business and many companies face the problem of choosing the most appropriate model of IT management for saving corporate tax.

Cloud Computing has become part of the corporate world. The scope of IT services is growing with the business of the customer. Continue Reading

Hottest IT Skills in 2013 – Cloud, Mobile and BI
In 2012, more than 1.7 million jobs in the field of cloud computing remained unoccupied, according to analysts firm IDC. READ MORE
How Cloud Computing Influences Digital Marketing
Cloud marketing has the ability to drastically change the ways in which they reach and engage their audience, particularly with regard to distributing and storing mission-critical data. READ MORE
Gartner: BYOD to Take Center Stage For Mobile App Use by 2017
More and more companies encourage their employees to work on their devices, thus reducing the cost of computer equipment, but also increase the cost to maintain licenses and safety. READ MORE
Maturity in the Cloud: Start Thinking Like a Grown-Up
Despite the inclination to wait until all of the cloud’s kinks have been worked out, holding off on cloud initiatives until the industry matures won’t guarantee success. READ MORE
PwC: Cloud, SaaS and Mobile Are Changing Software Industry
The software industry is undergoing major changes by trends such as cloud, SaaS, mobile technology and the “consumerization of IT”. READ MORE
10 Cloud Computing Game Changers
Here are the ten most influential cloud computing companies, and the reason why. READ MORE