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Lock-in, Migration Costs Can Put a Damper on Cloud Projects, Says ISACA

Cloud services promise low cost-of-entry and rapid return on investment, but those advantages make it easy to overlook associated investments. To find out the...

Oracle's Cloud Hype Set for Major Escalation

Oracle's emphasis on cloud computing isn't going to wane anytime soon. To the contrary, on Thursday the vendor held the first in nearly 100 Cloud Builder Summit...

10 Questions for Symplified Founder and CTO Darren Platt

Name: Darren Platt CEO Benioff Joins Cisco's Board CEO Marc Benioff has been named to Cisco's board of directors, Cisco announced Thursday.

Dropbox Gets a Black Eye in Spam Attack

Efforts to mature into a more enterprise-ready service take a hit.

Different Cloud Survey, Same Cloud Adoption Concerns

The Uptime Institute, a well-known and -respected organization that focuses on data center best practices and economics, recently released its 2012 Data Center Survey.

Google Cloud vs. Amazon Cloud: How They Stack up

Google's new IaaS cloud boasts strong compute performance but lacks the breadth of features in Amazon Web Services' 4-year-old Elastic Compute Cloud, according to one industry analyst's side-by-side comparison of the services.

Rackspace Debuts OpenStack Cloud Servers

Following a four-month beta period, Rackspace has started offering its hosted servers and databases using the open source OpenStack suite of cloud software.

Startup Helps Companies, Developers Go Global With App, Website Translation

Startup Smartling is hoping to court mobile application developers and global companies vexed by the challenge of translating their products, advertisements and...

Dropbox Spam Attack Blamed on Employee Account Breach

A stolen password was used to access the employee's account, which contained a document with user e-mail addresses, Dropbox said.

SAP Pointing HANA In-memory Database at Social Sentiment Analysis

SAP is coupling its HANA in-memory database with software for measuring market trends and customers' moods through the analysis of unstructured social media... Hit Yet Again by Performance Issues was hit by another in a string of performance problems on Wednesday, with the issues this time centered on its email services.

Oracle CRM on Demand Update Focuses on Industries

Oracle is hoping to differentiate its cloud CRM (customer relationship management) software from that sold by rivals such as with a new set of...

Netflix Uncages Chaos Monkey Disaster Testing System

Netflix has released Chaos Monkey, which it uses internally to test the resiliency of its Amazon Web Services cloud computing architecture.


Oracle Buys Xsigo for Software-defined Networking

Oracle said Monday it has inked a deal to buy software-defined networking vendor Xsigo Systems, in a move that will support Oracle's ongoing foray into cloud...