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HP: Companies Don't Trust Amazon, So They'll Use Our New Cloud Service (HPQ)

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Today HP officially opened its own cloud. HP is very late to the cloud game, years behind the likes of Amazon, Rackspace, IBM, Verizon, AT&T and others. So how is HP going to make people want to use its cloud above all others? We caught up with Biri Singh, SVP...
HP: Companies Don't Trust Amazon, So They'll Use Our New Cloud Service (HPQ)

Rackspace CMO to vendors: 'Be smarter than me!'

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Debbie Landa is the CEO of Dealmaker Media/Under the Radar. This is part three of a five-part series sponsored by Under the Radar aimed at helping innovative startups attract the attention of C-level executives. Meet Suaad and hear how he manages technology at Under the Radar 2013, May 22-23, in...
Rackspace CMO to vendors: 'Be smarter than me!'

Why you can't miss the Cloud Channel Summit

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This sponsored post is produced by Jeffrey M. Kaplan from THINKstrategies. The Cloud is not only disrupting the way organizations acquire and utilize business applications and computing power, it is also changing the way software and systems are sold and supported. The Cloud is redefining the role of the channel...
Why you can't miss the Cloud Channel Summit

Change.org: 20M users but not a single server

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Change.org, the popular web platform for promoting social change, passed the 20-million user mark last month and expects to surge past 25 million later this year. And yet it runs not a single server in its offices. “We run nothing in house. I don’t have a single rack in this place....
Change.org: 20M users but not a single server

Appfog buys Nodester to strengthen its Node.js bench

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Appfog, the provider of a multi-language, multi-cloud platform as a service, is buying Nodester to beef up its Node.js capabilities. Company CEO Lucas Carlson said the deal — terms of which were not disclosed — will give the company deeper and broader Node.js support and access to more Node.js developers....
Appfog buys Nodester to strengthen its Node.js bench
Rackspace CEO: 'We're playing a different game' than Amazon

Even An East Texas Court Has Told Uniloc That It Can't Patent Math

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Even a notoriously patent-friendly court like the district court in East Texas has admitted that there are limits to what's patentable. Notorious patent troll Uniloc, whose name has been appearing quite frequently lately, has lost one part of its big cases, against Rackspace, after the district court in Tyler, Texas...
Even An East Texas Court Has Told Uniloc That It Can't Patent Math
AppFog lets you pick your cloud, (almost) any cloud

Ben Horowitz Explains Why Tiny Startup Nicira Was Worth $1.26 Billion To VMware (VMW)

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Today, news broke that VMware bought startup Nicira for $1.26 billion. We got venture capitalist Ben Horowitz on the phone to explain why this young company -- that only came out of stealth mode in February -- was worth that much money. Horowitz was on the board of Nicira, and...
Ben Horowitz Explains Why Tiny Startup Nicira Was Worth $1.26 Billion To VMware (VMW)

The 25 Best-Paying Tech Companies Of 2012 (AAPL, FB, MSFT, GOOG)

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We've already determined which companies have the best workplaces this year. Now let's get down to business: which of them pay the best?  Well, it's really not surprising that some of the most popular software companies among engineers and developers also pay the best. With help from Glassdoor.com, we've put together a...
The 25 Best-Paying Tech Companies Of 2012 (AAPL, FB, MSFT, GOOG)

5 New Rules: Don't Get Fooled Again When Buying Enterprise Technology

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"Change it had to come We knew it all along We were liberated from the fall that's all" - The Who, "Won't Get Fooled Again" With Washington festooned over the weekend with banners and parties alongside the serious national dialogue about the issues of the day, we all understand that...
5 New Rules: Don't Get Fooled Again When Buying Enterprise Technology
Forrester Report Shows Amazon AWS Reigns Supreme With Developers As Windows Azure Gains Momentum

Inside Facebook's Fantastic Plan To Dominate Cisco's $23 Billion Market (CSCO, HPQ, FB)

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Hands down, one of the most important tech projects Facebook has ever created is the Open Compute Project (OCP). Business Insider recently spoke with two of Facebook's OCP leaders to get the skinny on their latest, ambitious plan. To recap: OCP launched two years ago to create "open source" data...
Inside Facebook's Fantastic Plan To Dominate Cisco's $23 Billion Market (CSCO, HPQ, FB)

Rackspace Acquires Mailgun, A Y Combinator Startup That Gives App Developers An API For Creating And Managing Online Mailboxes

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Rackspace has acquired Mailgun, a San Francisco-based Y Combinator startup that has developed an API for creating and managing online email inboxes for apps and web sites.  It’s a concept that sounds simple on its face. But Mailgun’s ease of use and sophisticated routing can provide a number of new...
Rackspace Acquires Mailgun, A Y Combinator Startup That Gives App Developers An API For Creating And Managing Online Mailboxes
Facebook Is A Data Company

Which companies will EMC’s Project Lightning strike?

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With its Project Lightning server-side flash cache, EMC hopes to show itself as a forward-looking storage provider. EMC’s problem is that it, unlike newer competitors such as Fusion-IO, it is not focusing exclusively on the types of storage that sell into webscale data centers because it must protect sales of its legacy products....
Which companies will EMC’s Project Lightning strike?
VMware Pays $1.26B for the Future of Networking

Rackspace Buys Up SharePoint911 To Gird For Cloud Fight

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Rackspace US has acquired SharePoint911, one of the leading consultants on Microsoft SharePoint, and will add SharePoint hosting and consulting services to its cloud, VentureWire has learned. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Terms of the acquisition are not disclosed, although they are not material to Rackspace. The deal is expected to boost...
Rackspace Buys Up SharePoint911 To Gird For Cloud Fight

Rackspace Eats Its Own Dog Food With OpenStack

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The Rackspace Cloud will begin practicing what it preaches and transition to OpenStack. The announcement is one of the first of many expected out of the OpenStack camp this week, as the developers and companies involved with OpenStack descend on San Francisco for a design summit and conference. Sponsor Starting...
Rackspace Eats Its Own Dog Food With OpenStack
Facebook tests automatic 'Photo Sync' uploads on Android
OpenStack faces the terrible twos

Rackspace Debuts OpenStack Cloud Servers

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Following a four-month beta period, Rackspace has started offering its hosted servers and databases using the open source OpenStack suite of cloud software....
Rackspace Debuts OpenStack Cloud Servers

TechStars Cloud standout: Cloudability could save your company thousands of dollars

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Throughout the day I’ve watched some extremely interesting demos of products that have either been conceived or sharpened during the inaugural TechStars Cloud class in San Antonio. A few of those companies stood out, but none shined quite as brightly as Cloudability, a service to manage all of your cloud...
TechStars Cloud standout: Cloudability could save your company thousands of dollars

Rackspace challenges lawsuit-happy patent holder

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Cloud hosting provider Rackspace Hosting is striking back against patent holder Rotatable Technologies, a Texas company that has filed patent infringement cases against more than a dozen companies in the past year.Rackspace on Friday filed a challenge to a 2001 Rotatable patent for selectively rotating windows on a computer...
Rackspace challenges lawsuit-happy patent holder

Using A Cloud Service At the Office Without Permission? You're Not Alone

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I don’t usually like to look too deeply into surveys of customers by one company or another, usually because they tend to arrive at some kind of self-serving point. But sometimes there’s some interesting nuggets in them that illustrate something interesting, or confirm something widely suspected but not often quantified....
Using A Cloud Service At the Office Without Permission? You're Not Alone

People Get Pissed Off About OpenStack And That's Why It Will Survive

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The ranters are out in force this afternoon about Red Hat announcing the preview of its OpenStack distribution. It’s like OpenStack inserted a lightning rod into my TweeetDeck stream. OpenStack really pisses people off.  You either despise it or love it. And that’s why the open cloud effort will survive....
People Get Pissed Off About OpenStack And That's Why It Will Survive

Rackspace snaps up Mailgun for its email smarts

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Rackspace fresh on the heels of delivering its OpenStack private cloud, is buying Mailgun, a San Francisco startup that makes it easier for developers to build email services into their applications. Terms were not disclosed. Mailgun APIs let users “send, receive and track email from within their applications  – without managing...
Rackspace snaps up Mailgun for its email smarts

Microsoft updates Windows Azure with support for Hadoop, Dropbox, PhoneGap, Mercurial, and more

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Microsoft’s Azure Infrastructure as a Service and Platform as a Service cloud computing tool today turned on support for Hadoop. Or, in Microsoft-speak, HDInsight is now a go, enabling “you to easily deploy and manage Hadoop Clusters.” That warming sensation you are feeling is natural. As ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley noted in...
Microsoft updates Windows Azure with support for Hadoop, Dropbox, PhoneGap, Mercurial, and more

Structure Europe 2012 live coverage

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It seems obvious: cloud computing is a global phenomenon precisely because it allows anyone anywhere to access computing resources for work and play. However, we hear less about the revolutions taking place in enterprise computing outside the U.S., where billions live and billions are spent on enterprise hardware, software, and...
Structure Europe 2012 live coverage

Cloud cost management startup Cloudability picks up $8.7m from Foundry, 500 Startups and others

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Today Cloudability announced that it has landed a $8.7 million Series A round, led by Foundry Group, and participated in by 500 Startups, Wieden, and Trinity Ventures. Two new members of its board of directors were announced as well, including Jason Seats, the founder of SliceHost. The cloud – computing and storage services that...
Cloud cost management startup Cloudability picks up $8.7m from Foundry, 500 Startups and others
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