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HP turnaround tough but on target, CEO says

Analysis: Windows 8, servers, and cloud services accompany a restructuring that Whitman says will put HP back on track.

Epicor goes upmarket with cloud ERP, targets SAP, NetSuite

Epicor is ready to make a bigger play in cloud-based ERP (enterprise resource planning) software, with its offering now available to midsized manufacturers, the...

SAP unveils HANA-powered performance management apps in the cloud

SAP on Monday is set to unveil a line of cloud-based EPM (enterprise performance management) applications that run on top of its HANA in-memory database...

Cloud subscriptions shoot for the moon

IHS estimates that personal cloud storage subscriptions have increased from 300 million last year to 500 million this year, and they're expected to hit 625 million next year.

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Google setting up data center in Chile

Google is setting up a data center in Chile to ensure that its users across Latin America have fast and reliable access to its services.

French sovereign wealth fund invests in two local cloud-computing providers

The French government is so keen to encourage the development of cloud computing infrastructure in France that it is investing in two competing home-grown cloud...

12 hot cloud companies worth watching

Look beyond big names like Amazon and Google, and you'll find an entire ecosystem of intriguing, early-stage business services.

Qubes OS 1.0 isolates programs inside virtual machines for increased security

The first stable version of Qubes OS, an open source desktop operating system designed to provide a greater level of security by isolating programs inside...

Under pressure, Salesforce.com drops its bid to trademark 'social enterprise'

Salesforce.com has decided to withdraw its applications to trademark the term 'social enterprise' following objections from social organizations who held that...

Windows Server 2012 embraces the data center

Microsoft has taken its server OS a giant step forward with Tuesday's release of Windows Server 2012.

Amazon Makes Storage Service More Web-friendly

Amazon is adding a Cross-Origin Resource Sharing capability to its S3 Simple Storage Service, allowing developers to more easily build web applications that...

Dell, EMC, Cisco Tackle BYOD With Desktop Virtualization

As the Bring Your Own Device trend gains traction, Dell and EMC/Cisco are taking different approaches to desktop virtualization.

Cloud Service Provider Rackspace on Buying Spree to Boost Services

The latest addition is Mailgun, a transactional email service targeted at developers and Rackspace Senior Vice President of Corporate Development Pat Matthews says it will not be the last acquisition for the company.

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The 'Open Cloud' is Getting Awfully Confusing

OpenStack, CloudStack, variations, and vendor spin are starting to confuse would-be adopters of the open source cloud.

Dell, VMware to Sell Bundled System That Supports Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Dell's new vStart for VDI is based on VMware's View 5.1 VDI software and Citrix XenDesktop 5.6.

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