IBM to bring cloud to app developers

LAS VEGAS -- For many organizations, cloud computing means software or infrastructure as a service IBM Corp. wants to add a new category: application development in the cloud. In doing so it is

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Oracle now gunning for Amazon, Salesforce

Database management systems company Oracle Corp. is no longer interested in competing against rivals IBM Corp. and SAP AG; it’s now after the cloud giants such as Amazon and Salesforce.com Larry Ellison, CEO

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Amazon upgrades data warehouse service

Last February, Amazon Web Services rolled out its cloud-based data warehouse Redshift, positioning it as an alternative to costly on-premise products in the large enterprise space. Today, AWS said its latest tweak to

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Ubuntu targets server, cloud, mobile markets

Watch out Apple, Google, Microsoft and Red Hat, Canonical Ltd. is gunning for the x86 and x64 client and servers market as well as the cloud, and mobile spaces. Canonical recently announced compatibility

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Is Google’s GCE ready to take on Amazon’s EC2?

Following an 18-month review, Google Inc. has finally announced the general availability for full commercial use of its Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offering Google Compute Engine (GCE). At least one analyst said GCE still lacks

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Scale, customization behind AWS’s success

Scale and the ability to customize down to a granular level are the top factors behind the success of Amazon Web Services, according to the vice-president who builds data centres for the cloud

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Amazon hiring ‘top secret’ IT staff to bag CIA contract

Amazon.com Inc., is looking for more than 100 IT professionals who are eligible for top secret clearance in its bid to challenge existing technology vendors for United States government intelligence projects. The recruitment

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HotLink offers disaster recovery through Amazon

Disaster recovery is one of those phrases that IT departments dread – in part because they fear the event that causes the need for it, and it part because then they have to

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