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1 hr ago | The Indian Express

Wipro eyes open source to advance in analytics, cloud and Internet of Things

The rapidly increasing pace of adoption of Open Source software and methodologies led by advancements in analytics, cloud computing and the emerging Internet of Things have propelled Open Source into a core strategic technology asset for enterprises across the globe. Wipro has set up an Open Source Practice under its Business Application Services division to address this rising demand.

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Related Topix: Wipro, Computers, IT Services, Wipro Technologies, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

6 hrs ago | PC World

Dyn sells Internet performance data via SaaS

Enterprises can tap into more than a decade's worth of statistics on global Internet performance, plus real-time data, with a new SaaS product from Dyn, the parent company of network monitor Renesys. Dyn's current and historical information spans multiple service providers' networks, giving enterprises insights that any one carrier won't be able to provide, said Scott Hilton, Dyn's executive vice president of products.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

9 hrs ago | Reuters

Ohio offers Amazon tax breaks to build $1.1 billion data center

State and local officials in Ohio are courting Amazon.com Inc with tax breaks and other perks to convince the No. 1 U.S. online retailer to build a $1.1 billion data center in central Ohio and create 120 jobs, according to public records.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Science / Technology

9 hrs ago | Network World

Vendor Outreach Key to Unlocking Federal Cloud Market

CIOs across the federal government have been working actively to incorporate cloud technologies, but the success and pace of those initiatives hinge on collaboration with the vendor community, federal IT leaders said at a recent cloud computing conference . Too often, agency IT leaders error on the side of caution, in large part because they're in the dark about new technologies under development at cloud services providers, says Jeremy Wiltz, deputy assistant director at the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services unit .

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Related Topix: CIO News, Science / Technology, Agriculture, Science

12 hrs ago | ZDNet

Infor outlines evolution plans, launches next-gen cloud platform

At its Inforum 2014 event in New Orleans, the enterprise software vendor made a bevy of announcements, including the launch of Infor Xi, the latest incarnation of its enterprise cloud platform. Infor kicked off its Inforum 2014 event in New Orleans, Louisiana on Tuesday with a keynote packed with Infor executives, client testimonials and the obligatory product announcements designed to wow the crowd of Infor customers.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Science / Technology

16 hrs ago | InfoWorld

The 5 lessons both IT and business should learn from Apple

When Apple Pay was announced last week, I very quickly saw IT folks at retailers and elsewhere saying it was old technology. Platform partisans were quick to point out that Android phones have had the required NFC chips for several years, and Google has its own wallet technology.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, CIO News, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

20 hrs ago | HostReview News

Cloud Service Brokers Emerge As Cloud Computing Skyrockets

Cloud brokers act as middlemen serving customers and cloud providers. Cloud brokers aggregate several services, integrate them in a customized fashion within your applications in order to meet your desired needs and requirements.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Marketing, CIO News

22 hrs ago | Scoop

vGRID-Flex by theCloud delivers hourly based cloud computing

New Zealand cloud service provider, theCloud, today launched vGRID-Flex - New Zealand's first ever service that allows businesses to consume virtual infrastructure services on an hourly basis. Flexible cloud computing services have been available from overseas providers since approximately 2007.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Business Journal

Actua acquires wealth management tech platform for $199 million

Actua Corp ., formerly ICG Group Inc., has reached an agreement to acquire FolioDynamix for $199 million in cash. The deal, which will expand Actua's reach in the financial services sector, is expected to close by the end of the year.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

InformationWeek

Whose logo is that, anyway?

The smushed bird in the picture is the Twitter logo while the stripe represents, you guessed it, Stripe, the payments vendor. Digital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

Buildings

Reducing Cloud Computing's Emissions

Cloud computing continues to grow in popularity with offerings such as remote data storage and software as a service to help reduce IT costs. However, 24/7 operation and the increasing centralization of data centers mean efficiency is more important than ever.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU

Digital Game Developer

InformationWeek University Kicks off With Cloud Computing Class

It's time to hit the books. InformationWeek's University program starts this Tuesday, September 16, with a special class on cloud computing options, hosted by guest lecturer Joe Masters Emison... /PRNewswire/ -- It's September, and that means it's time to head back to class and hit the books.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, CIO News

Computer Weekly

Ahead in the Clouds: Cloud wars just got spicier, thanks to Google

Ambitious startups and developers around the world got a big treat from Google ahead of the weekend - $100,000 worth of Google cloud credits along with 24/7 support from the tech experts at Google. " initiative on Friday to help startups take advantage of its enterprise cloud offering and "get resources to quickly launch and scale their idea The free cloud resources are aimed at helping developers focus on code without worrying about managing infrastructures.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

ECNmag

NJIT computer scientists win a major grant to network mobile devices in the cloud

A team of computer scientists at NJIT has won a multi-year grant from the National Science Foundation to come up with a platform that would allow mobile devices to interact with each other with help from the cloud. The technology they are developing is designed to support collaborative applications in areas such as healthcare, safety, and social interaction, potentially benefiting millions of users.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology

NewsFactor

HP Buys Cloud Computing Startup

Hewlett-Packard announced an acquisition Thursday, a rare occurrence under CEO Meg Whitman, who took over the Palo Alto tech giant not long after the disastrous $11 billion deal for -software startup Eucalyptus for an undisclosed price, which Recode reported was less than $100 million. Eucalyptus is an open-source software company that helps clients connect to public cloud offerings such as Amazon Web Services.

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, HP, Hewlett-Packard, Science / Technology, Computers, Science, Computer Science, US Governors, Meg Whitman

CiteULike

Preferences and Distribution of Cloud Computing Approaches and Types by Industry Players

Cloud Computing , a utility mode of distribution of automation resources is fast becoming popular with industry practitioners who adopt by subscribing with cloud vendors or providers on particular approaches or "flavor". There are many iterations that companies look to in order to actually use the technology.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Software as a Service

CIO

Federal CIOs Must Reframe Security Around Data, Access

In an era of cloud computing , increasing mobility and federal agencies outsourcing more functions to IT contractors, the traditional lines delineating a network perimeter have blurred beyond recognition, experts warn. "I think best practices have to completely shift," Gus Hunt, operating partner at the private equity firm LLR Partners and the former CTO at the CIA, said this week at a government IT conference .

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Related Topix: CIO News, Science / Technology, Outsourcing, Science, Computer Science

InfoWorld

No, Citrix did not kill CloudStack

Much ink has been spilled about the recent Citrix shakeup around its CloudStack business, calling into question the long-term health of the Apache IaaS project. From the trenches, where CloudStack draws its strength, especially versus rival OpenStack, the view is quite different: CloudStack is a user-driven community with no use for Citrix at all.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Marketing

Hispanic Business

ActiveState to Host 'Cloud Luminary Fireside Chats' Series

The Cloud Luminary Fireside Chats explore the latest developments at the forefront of cloud computing. Registration takes place once to access the whole series.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Forbes.com

SalesforceVoice: 10 Business Breakthrough Technologies For 2015

Salesforce.com began with a vision to reinvent CRM in the cloud and a commitment to donating 1% of our equity, 1% of our employees' time, and 1% of our product. These two key decisions have fueled our incredible growth, made us the global leader in CRM, defined the era of cloud computing, and inspired a new philanthropic model.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, iPhone, Enterprise Mobile

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