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Join us at DataWeek + API World 2013 Conference & Expo!

Don’t miss this event next week: We’re partnered with DataWeek + API World 2013 Conference & Expo (Sept. 28 – Oct. 3), San Francisco’s largest data event where over 3,000+ developers, executives, and entrepreneurs will converge around topics and technologies in [...]

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Don’t miss this event next week: We’re partnered with DataWeek + API World 2013 Conference & Expo (Sept. 28 – Oct. 3), San Francisco’s largest data event where over 3,000+ developers, executives, and entrepreneurs will converge around topics and technologies in big data, social data, open data, and data dev tools!

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Oracle OpenWorld, which closed its doors yesterday, gave everyone a surprise when longtime rivals went up the same stage to announce their new partnership. Microsoft and Oracle have decided to put bygones be bygones as they venture into a new enterprise cloud.

This move was fueled by both companies’ desire to push [...]

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Crowd-sourcing as a concept is not new, and even its modern online iteration has been around for a while now, but as far as its uses are concerned, it was only taken advantage of by the entertainment sector, where fledgeling creators have used it to soften the risks associated with starting a commercial project, [...]

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Retailers Can Transform Their Store-Level Operations Using the Cloud

By Paul Wolf, Director, Retail Services, Xerox

Struggling retailers and those who aren’t going to remain in business have, perhaps, missed the memo on the cloud.

The market for cloud services continues to grow as retail businesses embrace the flexibility that the cloud offers. [...]

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By Paul Wolf, Director, Retail Services, Xerox

Struggling retailers and those who aren’t going to remain in business have, perhaps, missed the memo on the cloud.

The market for cloud services continues to grow as retail businesses embrace the flexibility that the cloud offers. But what about using the cloud at the store-level? What [...]

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CloudTimes is proud to be a media sponsor of this year’s TC3 conference, organized by the Telecom Council.

Telecom’s most important innovation strategy executives will gather this September for TC3 2013:  A 2-day summit which highlights the relationship between the companies building communication networks, with the people innovating new solutions, [...]

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The big data is here to stay and, little by little, all the big software companies are shoring up their portfolio of big data solution as leaders of this new paradigm. Predictive analytics uses statistical models to look for correlations and patterns that might provide clues about the behavior of customers, market trends, etc.

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Enterprises Are Embracing Cloud Computing For Evolution of IT Service Delivery

The future is definitely all in the hands of the cloud, so that several large IT companies already have a specific business line dedicated to cloud strategy. Experts predict that by 2020 the spread of the cloud, which allows access to applications [...]

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VMware vCloud Hybrid Service to Fully Implement SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

VMware vCloud Hybrid Service will be the first and so far the only cloud provider that will be fully SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ready before the year-end. The partnership was announced by the vice president for global alliances and marketing for SUSE, [...]

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VMware vCloud Hybrid Service will be the first and so far the only cloud provider that will be fully SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ready before the year-end. The partnership was announced by the vice president for global alliances and marketing for SUSE, Michael Miller. The alliance was made to make SUSE Linux Enterprise more [...]

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A year ago, Amazon’s data centers went through a voltage spike that brought down some of their servers, resulting in high profile companies on their cloud (such as Netflix, Instagram, and Pinterest) being unavailable for a while. A few months afterwards, Microsoft’s cloud platform Windows Azure went through a 12-hour outage worldwide.

Of [...]

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HP Unveils Analytical Cloud Service Based on SAP HANA

To survive in today’s market environment, it is for firms to know at all times what is happening in their business and what customers and competitors do. To help them and provide insights in real time, HP and SAP jointly develop innovations in cloud [...]

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Startup in Focus: Diffbot

On August 28, 2013 By

One of the criticisms being levied at the current state of e-commerce these days is the disconnect between the information that is available and the lack of an API that can understand and extract data from e-commerce sites effectively. This results in search engine algorithms that have trouble providing relevant information to users, [...]

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After almost a week of Google’s announcement that it will start to encrypt by default its Cloud Storage application, it is now being implemented.  It initially encrypted the server-side of its new and active data even before they are stored in the cloud, then it will be followed by processing of old data that [...]

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451 Research: No Other Cloud Sector is Growing as Fast as PaaS

According to a recent report published by 451 Research, the costs of companies in the cloud service including infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Platform as a service (PaaS) and software as a service (SaaS), will grow at a CAGR of [...]

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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