platform as a service (PaaS)

Government CloudStore open for business
Cloud
cloud computing

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
Cloudy Government store to offer 1,700 services
Cloud
cloud computing

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
Microsoft
Software

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
Amazon
cloud computing

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
Cloud
public sector

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
Vivek Kundra
cloud computing

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
Dianne Green
cloud computing

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
Oracle uses Cloudera for Hadoop implementation
Oracle
cloud computing

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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cloud computing

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
Nissan signs up for Microsoft Dynamics CRM cloud
Nissan
cloud computing

Nissan signs up for Microsoft Dynamics CRM cloud

The pair sign a global deal to build an Azure-based dealer management system and host it on Microsoft's public cloud.
12 Dec 2011
G-Cloud tender extended again
Parliament
cloud computing

G-Cloud tender extended again

The Government announces the '12 days of G-Cloud' to give extra time for companies to submit their tenders.
8 Dec 2011
IDC warns of ‘cloud wars’ in 2012
fight
cloud computing

IDC warns of ‘cloud wars’ in 2012

The analyst firm claims now cloud is established, the fight is on for who will be the dominating vendors.
2 Dec 2011
Cloud equipment market to exceed $33 billion in 2011
Cloud computing
cloud computing

Cloud equipment market to exceed $33 billion in 2011

Deployments driven by the accelerated IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS adoption will boost the cloud equipment market this year, an analyst firm claims.
30 Nov 2011
Cloud Summit 2011: Roundup of the event
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cloud computing

Cloud Summit 2011: Roundup of the event

We give you a run down of IT Pro and Cloud Pro's first Cloud Summit, featuring analyst insight, customer case studies and a panel debate on security.
23 Nov 2011
The Cloud Summit security debate
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cloud computing

The Cloud Summit security debate

Our inaugural summit covers the most pertinent cloud security questions of today, including the Patriot Act and the quality of providers' infrastructu…
23 Nov 2011
G-Cloud tender attracts 380 bids
Cloud computing
cloud computing

G-Cloud tender attracts 380 bids

The Government attracts a huge response to its tender for cloud computing firms.
17 Nov 2011
AMD launches 16-core chips for cloudy goodness
Opteron
Server & storage

AMD launches 16-core chips for cloudy goodness

The 16-core chips should benefit cloud users looking for scalability and efficiency.
14 Nov 2011
Citrix Synergy 2011: Cloud Portal set to improve customer
Citrix Synergy
cloud computing

Citrix Synergy 2011: Cloud Portal set to improve customer

The virtualisation giant claims its new offering will help service providers ‘turn their cloud infrastructure into a cloud business.’
27 Oct 2011
Join us in the cloud security debate
Cloud Security
cloud computing

Join us in the cloud security debate

IT Pro and Cloud Pro have gathered industry professionals to discuss why security is such a major issue in the cloud.
21 Oct 2011
VMware targets SMBs with fresh cloudy products
VMware
cloud computing

VMware targets SMBs with fresh cloudy products

VMware has introduced a new range of products for the small business market.
20 Oct 2011
HP beefs up cloud consultancy services
Cloud computing
cloud computing

HP beefs up cloud consultancy services

New offerings aim to build data centre strategies for cloud customers.
18 Oct 2011
Dreamforce 2011: Google has Motorola hardware plans
Salesforce
platform as a service (PaaS)

Dreamforce 2011: Google has Motorola hardware plans

Google chairman Eric Schmidt says Google bought Motorola for more than just patents.
2 Sep 2011
Dreamforce 2011: Can Salesforce.com become a serious PaaS
Salesforce
cloud computing

Dreamforce 2011: Can Salesforce.com become a serious PaaS

With so many PaaS players coming to market, what is Salesforce.com doing?
2 Sep 2011
Dreamforce 2011: Should IT love or loathe the ‘social
Salesforce
Network & Internet

Dreamforce 2011: Should IT love or loathe the ‘social

The 'social enterprise' might sound like a nice idea, but what does it mean for the IT department?
1 Sep 2011