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Microsoft launches its second Azure accelerator, this one in India

SAP Almost Killed A Cloud Product That It Now Says Is Super Important (SAP, N)

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SAP had considered killing its floundering cloud service called ByDesign, Co-CEO Bill McDermott told Dow Jones. But now it looks like it brought this cloud back from the dead just to make SuccessFactors use it. SuccessFactors was acquired by SAP for $3.4 billion. Not surprisingly SAP has said that SuccessFactors...
SAP Almost Killed A Cloud Product That It Now Says Is Super Important (SAP, N)

Connotate takes on $7 million more to boost its big data tools

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Connotate today announced that it had completed a $7 million series B round, claiming advancing momentum, and touting its recent acquisition of Fetch Technologies. According to Crunchbase, the company had raised $5.25 million in its series A, bringing the total funding for the company to $12.25 million as of today. Participants...
Connotate takes on $7 million more to boost its big data tools

Apple introduces new iPad with Retina display

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Apple has today announced its new iPad 3, which comes packing a new high-resolution Retina display. The device ships with iOS 5.1, the latest version of Apple’s software. It will be available today for all users of iOS devices and comes with new Siri support for Japanese users, which will...
Apple introduces new iPad with Retina display

Why SkyDrive in Windows 8 matters

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Yesterday Microsoft released a slew of confirmations that laid out its vision for SkyDrive, the company’s consumer cloud product, as a component of its other products. In short, in Windows, SkyDrive is coming in a big way. If you want a quick run down on the details, check our coverage...
Why SkyDrive in Windows 8 matters

Amazon allows users to spread workloads more broadly

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Amazon Web Services today announced a new feature that allows users to replicate block storage volumes across regions of the world, which will make it easier for systems to stay up in case of a cloud outage. EBS Snapshot Copy allows users to move copies of Elastic Block Storage...
Amazon allows users to spread workloads more broadly

Apple's Failed Cloud Service MobileMe Is Officially Dead (AAPL)

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MobileMe, the cloud product that was a predecessor to iCloud, is officially dead.  Apple's mobileme.com now redirects you to iCloud.com.  MobileMe launched in 2008 as a way to sync your iPhone's contacts, calendar, and email with your computer and the web. It also gave you Dropbox-like online storage. But the...
Apple's Failed Cloud Service MobileMe Is Officially Dead (AAPL)

VMware's Amazon-style compute cloud will live in four US data centers

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Virtual reality is sorta like virtualization, right? Plus, this picture has clouds. No, we couldn't come up with a better image for virtualization and cloud computing. Sorry about that. Ruslan Rugoals VMware today unveiled its first public infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud product, putting the virtualization software vendor into direct competition with...
VMware's Amazon-style compute cloud will live in four US data centers
ConnectSolutions shakes off the bootstraps with $10M in initial funding
With new release, Apprenda bets on the hybrid cloud

Online video player Brightcove prices IPO at $10-12 a share, could raise $60M

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Online video platform startup Brightcove has set the price range for its initial public offering at $10 to $12 a share and could raise up to $60 million, according to its latest S-1 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Brightcove makes it possible for large and small content...
Online video player Brightcove prices IPO at $10-12 a share, could raise $60M

Gokuai, a cloud storage firm with over 1 million registered users in China, lands $6.4m

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Gokuai, a Chinese copycat of Box that was only founded in 2012, has secured RMB 40 million (roughly $6.4 million) in funding. Gokuai, which actually bills itself as “China’s Box.net” in the press release announcing the new capital injection, first raised seed funding from angel investors in May 2012 through...
Gokuai, a cloud storage firm with over 1 million registered users in China, lands $6.4m

LinuxCon 2012: OpenStack and Open Clouds

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At LinuxCon and CloudOpen this week, attendees are being bombarded with cloud, cloud, cloud. Most of the cloud goings-on revolve around OpenStack, the open source infrastructure-as-a-service project started by Rackspace and NASA. Today SUSE announced their SUSE Cloud product, which is a commercially supported version of OpenStack integreated with SUSE...
LinuxCon 2012: OpenStack and Open Clouds

Cisco Execs Plumb The Limits Of Cloud Computing

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Cloud computing has become the all-purpose buzzword of business computing - it can mean pretty much whatever you want it to mean, but every product better have some cloud in it. Networking giant Cisco has totally bought in to the concept, but a couple of top execs also described...
Cisco Execs Plumb The Limits Of Cloud Computing

At Discover, HP takes the beta sticker off its public cloud

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Software giant Hewlett-Packard has announced the general availability of its Open Stack-powered public cloud service. The race to commoditize the open-source cloud operating system is firmly underway, but as an original investor, HP has a head-start. For HP, this is part of an ongoing push to bring enterprise customers a...
At Discover, HP takes the beta sticker off its public cloud

Jive still makes enterprise tech cool, reports Q4 earnings

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Jive Software reported its first earnings as a public company today, and introduced a secret new product called “Project Thunder.” In the fourth quarter of 2011, Jive increased its revenue by 53 percent over the same period last year, earning $22.5 million. Revenue directly associated with product was up 61...
Jive still makes enterprise tech cool, reports Q4 earnings

How Birst thinks it can make data warehouses useful again

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Analytics startup Birst wants to plant a cloud seed in your data warehouse to make it accessible to the business users who actually need it. No, it’s not trying to move any data to the cloud, but rather is implementing tried-and-true cloud product architecture to rethink how users interact with...
How Birst thinks it can make data warehouses useful again

With 110M Monthly Visitors, Dailymotion Debuts Update to Cloud Service

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Today Paris and NYC-based Dailymotion, a web video platform that reaches more than 110 million unique visitors per month, announced an update to its Dailymotion Cloud product, which makes its suite of video publishing tools available on a white label basis. Developers and online broadcasters can use Dailymotion Cloud to upload, host...
With 110M Monthly Visitors, Dailymotion Debuts Update to Cloud Service

Oracle Buys Eloqua: Can It Digest Another Cloud-Based App Vendor?

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Now that Oracle plans to gobble up yet another company for its growing portfolio of cloud-based software, the question is whether the company can chew everything it puts in its mouth. The business applications maker said Thursday that it would buy Eloqua for $871 million. Eloqua's apps measure the effectiveness...
Oracle Buys Eloqua: Can It Digest Another Cloud-Based App Vendor?

Forget iPad Mini - Tencent Has Just Released a Mega Tablet

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Wondering how Apple can possibly build on its record-shattering valuation? Look at what Tencent is doing in China. The Internet giant – which has a market cap of close to $58 billion – has today launched what it calls “the world’s first large screen mobile entertainment smart cloud product.”...
Forget iPad Mini - Tencent Has Just Released a Mega Tablet
Vodafone leads $8.3M investment in Jibe Mobile

SocialEngine Launches New Cloud Solution to Better Manage Interest-based Communities

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For a tech startup that is more than five years old, has 10,000 customers, and is operating profitably at $1.4 million in 2011 revenue without raising nearly any outside capital, Los Angeles-based SocialEngine has been decidedly old school. To date, the white-label social platform provider has only offered locally hosted...
SocialEngine Launches New Cloud Solution to Better Manage Interest-based Communities

Microsoft announces cloud building with TFS, Feature Packs for Visual Studio

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At Visual Studio Live today, Microsoft announced a new cloud-based building service for its forthcoming version control and application lifecycle management-in-the-cloud product, Team Foundation Service, and announced the first of what will be a series of updates for the Ultimate edition of Visual Studio 11. TFS currently supports distributed...
Microsoft announces cloud building with TFS, Feature Packs for Visual Studio
Cloud: Rackspace Hands Over Keys To Open Source Cloud

Salesforce rolls out new mobile features for its Chatter social network

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Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) giant Salesforce.com is announcing new features for its Chatter social network’s Android and iOS native apps, as part of a larger effort to enhance its mobile offerings. Inside the Chatter app for smartphones and tablets, users will be able to view and edit the status of deals in...
Salesforce rolls out new mobile features for its Chatter social network

Cloud Concerns? Fox And Warner Bros Will Offer New Content-Storage Service

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Perhaps impatient with the progress of UltraViolet, Hollywood’s ambitious cloud-based movie-storage plan, two movie studios are launching their own cloud product. Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX) and Fox (NSDQ: NWS) Tuesday announced “Project Phenix,” which will allow consumers to store and manage their hi-def movie purchases on local devices.  The...
Cloud Concerns? Fox And Warner Bros Will Offer New Content-Storage Service

Appcelerator introduces private cloud services to court bigger developers, enterprise clients

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Mobile app development platform Appcelerator has expanded its cloud services offerings. Developers working with Appcelerator can now opt to have their own private, dedicated, cloud service servers that can be set up either virtually or at their own premises. Appcelerator introduced cloud services to its product lineup earlier this year, giving...
Appcelerator introduces private cloud services to court bigger developers, enterprise clients

VMware To Competitors: You're The Ugly Sisters, We're Cinderella (VMW, RAX)

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Billions of dollars are at stake in the next-generation of enterprise IT systems and in the past few days every big player in the industry has made big moves. Today, Rackspace opened its first cloud built on technology its been working on for years, known as OpenStack. This is a...
VMware To Competitors: You're The Ugly Sisters, We're Cinderella (VMW, RAX)

Mark Shuttleworth is Passionate About Canonical, Patents, and Space

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Mark Shuttleworth is the founder and former CEO of Canonical, the commercial company behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution. Today he holds the position “Lead Product Design”, a role in which he shapes desktop and cloud product strategy. I spoke with him recently by phone about the increasing role of Linux...
Mark Shuttleworth is Passionate About Canonical, Patents, and Space

Apple’s new iPhoto for iOS is out, get it now for $4.99

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The new version of iPhoto for iOS is available now for $4.99. At its event for the new iPad, Apple also introduced the brand new iPhoto for iOS, a basic photo editing suite. The app features photo-beaming from device to device and a new Photo Journals (collages)feature. The new version of iPhoto...
Apple’s new iPhoto for iOS is out, get it now for $4.99
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