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Equinix, NetApp Partner on Data Storage in Hybrid Cloud

Data center company Equinix Inc. has expanded its cloud partnership with storage provider NetApp, which has launched a new service dubbed NetApp Private Storage that lets enterprises build private hybrid clouds that leverage Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform. Equinix’ Cloud Exchange ...

Oracle Enhances Marketing Cloud

Oracle has upgraded its Oracle Marketing Cloud, which is aimed at delivering marketing simplicity in an easy-to-use, enterprise-ready marketing platform to enable marketers can focus on attracting and developing the perfect customers. The marketing landscape is increasingly crowded with one-off ...

NetSuite Buys E-Commerce Cloud Company Venda

To help its expansion into the European market, Netsuite, a provider of cloud-based ERP and omnichannel e-commerce solutions has acquired London-based Venda, a leading provider of cloud-based digital ecommerce solutions. Venda’s platform serves some of the world’s leading brands including ...

Oracle Updates Exadata Database for Big Data, Cloud

Oracle has rolled out the Exadata Database Machine X4-8 to further cut the operational and management costs in large private and public cloud deployments of Oracle Database, enabling large-scale DBaaS or consolidation initiatives in enterprises. Supporting large database workloads used ...

Korea’s Enkiwi Taps IBM Cloud for Business Transformation

Korean web portal development and implementation solution provider Enkiwi has deployed IBM’s SoftLayer cloud to expand its business and increase revenue. Leveraging SoftLayer’s agile cloud infrastructure gives Enkiwi the control it needs to quickly implement new solutions for its clients ...

VMware vCloud Hybrid Service Goes to Japan

VMware is teaming up with SoftBank Telecom Corp. and SoftBank Commerce & Service Corp. to bring VMware’s vCloud Hybrid Service to Japan. Initially, the partners will offer Asian companies compute, storage, networking, data protection and disaster recovery services, with more ...

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Cloud Security Alliance Updates 2 Cloud Standards

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has updated two cloud industry standards to enable greater efficiencies and transparency in the cloud assessment and implementation process. The updated standards are the Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM) Version v3.0.1 and the Consensus Assessments Initiatives ...

Rightscale Unveils Self-Service Cloud Portal

Enterprise cloud portfolio management provider RightScale Inc. has rolled out RightScale Self-Service, a self-service cloud management interface that gives devs and other cloud users immediate access to the cloud. Enterprise IT teams can curate a catalog of applications and services ...

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Bluelock Certified for SAP Cloud Solutions

Bluelock has announced that it has been certified as a cloud-enabled managed hosting and recovery solution for SAP applications. The certification confirms the ability of Bluelock to deliver high-quality cloud and hosting services for customers running SAP solutions. “Companies that ...

Interxion Unveils Cloud Connect for Private Access to Multiple Clouds

Interxion Holding NV has rolled out Cloud Connect, a service that provides virtual private connections between customers and multiple cloud service providers within Interxion data centers to make it easier for them to shift workloads and real-time data to the ...

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Cbeyond Rolls Out File Storage Service for SMBs

Cbeyond Inc. has introduced TotalCloud File Storage (TCFS), a cloud-based file storage, sharing and backup service for small and midsize businesses (SMBs). The latest offering in Cbeyond’s TotalCloud suite of services, provides a simple, intuitive and affordable solution to store, ...

Whirlpool Migrates Enterprise Apps to IBM Cloud

Whirlpool Corp. is moving from its on-premise hosting environment to IBM Cloud with SoftLayer to conduct e-commerce, save money, improve flexibility and accelerate processing time. Manufacturers like Whirlpool understand that data is the next great natural resource and that cloud ...

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Verizon Digital Media Rolls Out Cloud-Based Web App Firewall

Verizon Digital Media Services has rolled out the beta launch of a cloud-based Web application firewall a security service aimed at protecting websites and Web applications. The Verizon WAF sets a new standard for reaction time to attacks: Once a ...

Tech Data Offers Cisco Meraki Cloud

Tech Data Corp. has inked a deal with Cisco under which it will offer the Cisco Meraki family of cloud and managed services products to its partners. Cisco’s diverse cloud solutions are now available through Tech Data’s Cisco Solutions Group ...

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IBM to Spend $3B on Cloud Chip Challenges

IBM is spending $3 billion over the next five years on research to push the limits of chip technology to meet the increasing demands of big data systems and cloud computing. These investments will push IBM’s semiconductor innovations from today’s ...