Salesforce.com Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Marc Benioff  announced today at Dreamforce “Database.com”, a database-as-a-service product that he hopes will take business away from Oracle Corp. and Microsoft Corp., in a market Gartner estimates is worth $21.2 billion.

Benioff announced Database.com to a crowd of 14,000 at the company’s annual customer meeting [...]

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Jitterbit’s First Turnkey Solution for Amazon EC2 Mirrors Salesforce CRM Data for Backup and Advanced Reporting.

Jitterbit, a leading provider of simplified, powerful, and flexible application and data integration solutions, announced yesterday Jitterbit CloudReplicate(TM) for Salesforce. CloudReplicate is a turnkey solution that provides real-time synchronization of [...]

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According to a statement by the US Senator Joe Lieberman’s office, Amazon Web Services has discontinued providing its cloud computing services to WikiLeaks, the organization that has published hundreds of thousands of classified diplomatic communications of the US government on its website.

“This morning Amazon informed my [...]

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Wikileaks, the site that has infuriated the US government by releasing thousands of US diplomatic cables, is using Amazon.com Inc. servers in the U.S. to help deliver its information.  The site cablegate.wikileaks.org, which WikiLeaks is using for the diplomatic documents, is linked to servers run by Amazon [...]

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Yesterday, at the UP 2010 Cloud Computing Conference, PwC US and Cloudcor, Inc. announced the four winners of the UP 2010 Cloud Computing Awards.
Out of more than 150 submissions and 25 finalists, four companies were selected as the winners of the UP 2010 Cloud Computing Awards:

Fastest [...]

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According to the Amazon Web Services website, beginning Nov. 1, new customers will be able to run one micro instance in the Elastic Compute Cloud for a year at no charge. The virtual server can be combined with free use of Amazon S3 permanent storage and EC2’s Elastic Block Store, which supplies [...]

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Oxygen Cloud, a service that connects all people, data and devices within a company to a single virtual file system, announced this week at the Cloud Expo 2010 that it will now support large-scale enterprise migration to private cloud storage.  That support includes users who prefer to deploy their personal devices for [...]

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