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  • Cisco bulks up branch routers for cloud

    NEW YORK -- Cisco is fortifying its ISR branch routers to give users more options when accessing cloud services and backing up primary links.

  • Google shakes up cloud services market with another price cut

    Google has fired back at Microsoft with cheaper cloud services, signaling another round of price cutting in an increasingly competitive market.

  • Super Retail Group fishes for value in the cloud

    Super Retail Group has seen a 20 per cent reduction in inventory and safety stock within its Boating, Camping and Fishing (BCF) brand from a cloud software pilot it did in 2012.

  • Oracle A/NZ boss to fix 'problematic' engagement model

    Oracle Australia's MD, Tim Ebbeck, has vowed to improve the computing giant's relationship with local customers, admitting on Wednesday that despite liking the company's technology, organisations "don't like dealing with us".

  • ANZ Banking Group leverages SaaS for global growth

    ANZ’s international expansion strategy will see an expanded use of a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform to support its global trade program, supported by an extended seven-and-half-year agreement with technology and business process firm CGI Group.

  • Ellison pushes Oracle's new Cloud platform hard, but questions linger

    Oracle chairman, Larry Ellison, has delivered another dose of hype for the vendor's Cloud platform, but many customers may need more convincing before they make the leap.

  • How one user (successfully) managed the Amazon cloud reboot

    Kevin Felichko didn't get as much sleep as he wanted to on Monday night.

  • In pictures: Oracle takes over San Francisco

    Oracle's annual OpenWorld talkfest is happening this week in San Francisco. Around 60,000 attendees heard about the computing giant's cloud strategy as well as swag of new infrastructure and software products.

  • Q&A: Meet Microsoft's new Azure CTO, Mark Russinovich

    Earlier this month, Microsoft quietly appointed software architect Mark Russinovich as chief technology officer for its Azure cloud computing platform, formalizing a role he's been executing for the past several years.

  • 'Cloud gives me a little bit of a headache,' says Xerox CIO

    Xerox's global CIO, Stephen Little, says the cloud infrastructure model gives him a "little bit of a headache" due to the complexity of the organisation's worldwide IT environment and sheer number of integrated systems.

  • Microsoft will offer locally hosted cloud services in India

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wooed India's government and banks on Tuesday with an offer to host cloud services including Azure and Office 365 in the country.

  • Rackspace rebooting its cloud servers too

    Rackspace is in the process of rebooting a substantial portion of its cloud servers before Oct. 1, most likely to patch a security vulnerability in the Xen open source hypervisor.

  • Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd: Our IP will help us win in the Cloud

    Though Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd's title may have changed recently, his job running the company's sales and support operations really hasn't. But he does have a whole lot more to sell and support these days, and it's all in the cloud.

  • Oracle rolls out analytics Cloud services

    Add Big Data and analytics to the businesses Oracle wants to dominate in the Cloud.

  • Oracle expanding depth of its cloud development platform

    Oracle is giving its entry into the platform-as-a-service market (PaaS) an injection of new services in hopes of differentiating it from the likes of Windows Azure and Salesforce.com's Salesforce1.

  • Intel Encourages Women to Pursue Cloud Training

    Despite making up slightly more than half the U.S. population and filling slightly more than 50 percent of professional positions in the U.S., the percentage of women in technology jobs in the U.S. has been in decline. Intel sees that as a big problem with many causes, says Raejeanne Skillern, general manager of the Cloud Service Provider Business at Intel.

  • Cisco pumping $US1 billion more into Intercloud

    Cisco on Monday said it is expanding on its Intercloud multi-Cloud service provider initiative with another $1 billion investment, designed to lead to more products, datacentres and partners.

  • Exclusive: Inside the NSA's private cloud

    The National Security Agency (NSA) had a problem familiar to any enterprise IT manager executive: it was running out of space for hundreds of disparate relational databases that contain everything from back-office information to intelligence on foreign interests. And it needed to consolidate those databases to make it easier for NSA analysts to do their job.

  • Hybrid Cloud Is Hotel Hero

    At Interstate Hotels and Resorts, a global hotel-management company, one key goal is to use IT resources such as business intelligence (BI) tools to help nearly 440 individual hotel owners succeed in their markets. A move to the cloud has helped the company become more efficient and gain a bigger competitive advantage.

  • Larry Ellison: Extend your SaaS apps in our cloud

    Oracle chairman and CTO Larry Ellison claims that the computing giant is the only cloud vendor on "planet Earth" that allows organisations to use its platform to extend their software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications.

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