The news came out last February 4 as he addressed the employees as the new CEO in the presence of outgoing officer, Steve Ballmer and company founder Bill Gates. The event took place in their office in Redmond, Washington.

Nadella said in his first announcement as CEO  that he has his mind [...]

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How Cloud Providers Earn Customer Trust

There’s no denying that cloud computing technology is one of the most beneficial technologies that have been developed in recent years, as it provides benefits in terms of capability and cost-efficiency, while also negating the limitations that geographical locations used to bear on IT. [...]

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CloudTimes Continues Partnership with GSMA for Mobile World Congress 2014

CloudTimes will continue its media partnership with GSMA for the 2014 Mobile World Congress. It will be held 24-27 February 2014 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain.

The Mobile World Congress is the cornerstone of the Mobile World [...]

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Eight Keys to Cloud Friendly Systems Management

At the same time that organizations are moving many of their IT assets to the cloud, the problem of how to manage all of an organization’s IT assets has, in many ways, become more complex. Scenarios include public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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CloudTimes Partners with CloudBeat – The Cloud Grows Up

With a bright idea and a credit card, hundreds of startups and small businesses have launched and scaled in the last few years thanks to affordable cloud solutions like Amazon, Box, and Salesforce.

The cloud continues to deliver these advantages today, [...]

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The American cloud business industry looms as news about the PRISM surveillance system becomes a threat to everyone. Expert analysts project that cloud companies may lose $21.5 billion to $35 billion worth of revenue as a result of the National Security Agency (NSA) disclosure about the electronic surveillance data mining program.

Revelations [...]

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International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) has been on the hot seat for a while now. First was the dispute with Amazon over the US Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) $600 million cloud service agreement, and now the issue about the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) probe of its accounting and financial declarations.


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Search is Changing – Google Study

The Search Engine industry has changed a lot since Google and Yahoo first started their rivalry (a rivalry that ultimately saw Google becoming the dominant search engine), and much of the changes come not from the search engines themselves, but from the side of [...]

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