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Cloud's change agents bypass IT
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Cloud's change agents bypass IT

Inside the enterprise: A study by Forrester finds that the drive for cloud computing continues to come from lines of business, not IT.
31 Jan 2013
EMC and VMware launch cloud and big data Pivotal Initiative
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EMC and VMware launch cloud and big data Pivotal Initiative

Storage and virtualisation giants to pool staff and resources for big data, cloud and mobile push, overseen by Paul Maritz.
5 Dec 2012
Dell expands European cloud services
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Dell expands European cloud services

Vendor introduces new partnerships.
8 Oct 2012
Oracle unveils Enterprise Manager 12c Release 2
Oracle unveils Enterprise Manager 12c Release 2
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Oracle unveils Enterprise Manager 12c Release 2

Enhances capabilities for deploying Java in the cloud.
14 Sep 2012
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Oracle finally succumbs to the cloud
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Oracle finally succumbs to the cloud

Ellison U-turn complete as gloves come off in fight against Salesforce.com et al.
7 Jun 2012
Oracle in the clouds
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Oracle in the clouds

Inside the enterprise: Big guns taking the cloud seriously is good for larger businesses.
7 Jun 2012
Cloud contracts need more flexibility
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Cloud contracts need more flexibility

One-size-fits-all cloud deals should be replaced, say academics.
23 May 2012
CIOs in the dark over bandwidth
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CIOs in the dark over bandwidth

More than two-thirds of IT departments fail to understand applications' demands on the network.
23 May 2012
Red Hat becomes billion dollar company
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Red Hat becomes billion dollar company

Along with breaking the billion barrier in revenues, the firm reveals it will be bringing SLAs to its Platform as a Service offering.
29 Mar 2012
IBM Pulse 2012: IBM adds to SmartCloud Foundation tools
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IBM Pulse 2012: IBM adds to SmartCloud Foundation tools

Big Blue's SmartCloud Foundation just got bigger, with IBM announcing new software offerings at its Pulse event in Las Vegas.
6 Mar 2012
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Maritime and Coastguard Agency make first buy from
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Maritime and Coastguard Agency make first buy from

The G-Cloud gets its first customer from within the Department for Transport.
5 Mar 2012
AMD buys into cloud server market with SeaMicro
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AMD buys into cloud server market with SeaMicro

The acquisition of SeaMicro will give the chip manufacturer a clear entrance into the cloud.
5 Mar 2012
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Ask CloudPro: Your chance to quiz the expert on cloud
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Ask CloudPro: Your chance to quiz the expert on cloud

Most companies have lots of concerns about the move to the cloud. Here's your chance to ask the questions that have been bugging you.
23 Feb 2012
uSwitch: UK miles away from superfast broadband targets
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uSwitch: UK miles away from superfast broadband targets

The UK is no way near getting Government targets on superfast broadband, according to a uSwitch report, but BT thinks the research is rubbish.
23 Feb 2012
Concern over CloudStore confusion
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Concern over CloudStore confusion

Huddle's CEO admits there's a risk Government departments will punt for traditional vendors when faced with the plethora of services on CloudStore.
20 Feb 2012
Government CloudStore open for business
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Government CloudStore open for business

The Government's CloudStore is now open for business, a move that will shake up public IT.
20 Feb 2012
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Cloudy Government store to offer 1,700 services
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Cloudy Government store to offer 1,700 services

Despite early predictions of just 50, the director of the G-cloud reveals the number of services has rocketed since the tender.
7 Feb 2012
Microsoft sees Windows revenue dip six per cent
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Microsoft sees Windows revenue dip six per cent

The Redmond giant posts another set of mixed results, with Windows continuing to disappoint.
20 Jan 2012
Amazon's web-targeted database aims for speed and simplicity
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Amazon's web-targeted database aims for speed and simplicity

Amazon has launched a non-relational database aimed at tasks requiring massive scalability
19 Jan 2012
Local Government: We don't care about G-Cloud... yet
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Local Government: We don't care about G-Cloud... yet

G-Cloud isn't too popular amongst local authorities right now, but the project's momentum could galvanise excitement later this year.
19 Jan 2012
Vivek Kundra joins Salesforce.com
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Vivek Kundra joins Salesforce.com

The US Government’s ex-CIO and leader of the ‘Cloud First’ initiative joins Salesforce as EVP of emerging markets.
16 Jan 2012
Google gets VMware founder on board
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Google gets VMware founder on board

Diane B.Greene strengthens her position in Silicon Valley by joining Google’s board of directors.
13 Jan 2012
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Oracle uses Cloudera for Hadoop implementation
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Oracle uses Cloudera for Hadoop implementation

Larry Ellison’s firm incorporates Cloudera’s distribution of the Apache platform into its own appliance, aimed at analysing Big Data.
10 Jan 2012
The IT Pro report: Cloud Computing in 2012
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The IT Pro report: Cloud Computing in 2012

The first IT Pro quarterly report looks at how cloud computing can and will affect your business in the year and years ahead. Download it now.
3 Jan 2012
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