platform as a service (PaaS)
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.
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.
Dell expands European cloud services
Vendor introduces new partnerships.
Oracle unveils Enterprise Manager 12c Release 2
Enhances capabilities for deploying Java in the cloud.
Oracle finally succumbs to the cloud
Ellison U-turn complete as gloves come off in fight against Salesforce.com et al.
Oracle in the clouds
Inside the enterprise: Big guns taking the cloud seriously is good for larger businesses.
Cloud contracts need more flexibility
One-size-fits-all cloud deals should be replaced, say academics.
CIOs in the dark over bandwidth
More than two-thirds of IT departments fail to understand applications' demands on the network.
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.
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.
Maritime and Coastguard Agency make first buy from
The G-Cloud gets its first customer from within the Department for Transport.
AMD buys into cloud server market with SeaMicro
The acquisition of SeaMicro will give the chip manufacturer a clear entrance into the cloud.
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.
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.
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.
Government CloudStore open for business
The Government's CloudStore is now open for business, a move that will shake up public IT.
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.
Microsoft sees Windows revenue dip six per cent
The Redmond giant posts another set of mixed results, with Windows continuing to disappoint.
Amazon's web-targeted database aims for speed and simplicity
Amazon has launched a non-relational database aimed at tasks requiring massive scalability
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.
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.
Google gets VMware founder on board
Diane B.Greene strengthens her position in Silicon Valley by joining Google’s board of directors.
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.
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