Oracle enhances identity suite

Oracle has enhanced its Identity Management suite to improve protection to enterprise, cloud and mobile applications. The company said Thursday changes to 11g Release 2 of the platform include an wizard to make installation easier, a cloud access

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Microsoft Build: More capabilities for Azure cloud platform

SAN FRANCSICO – Microsoft continues to strengthen its Azure cloud service platform for hosting and developing applications, adding new management features so users can better keep track of costs and dozens of other

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Canadian cloud firm poised for expansion with new capital, CEO

Carbon60 Networks, a Toronto-based cloud hosting company today announced that it has received fresh capital infusion and appointed a new CEO. The company, which has offices and data centres in Toronto and Kelowa,

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Azure fees fall in cloud service price war

Microsoft Corp. fired its latest salvo in the cloud services price war yesterday with the announcement that it is drastically cutting the price of its Azure cloud compute and storage fees by as

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Canadian providers in new Cisco Intercloud

Cisco Systems Inc. plans to spend US$1 billion over the next two years building what it calls the world’s biggest global Intercloud for hosting applications through a number of international carriers and service

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Some experts doubt Microsoft’s plan to simplify licencing

By completely altering conventional software access and delivery models, some experts believe that cloud computing, virtualization and mobile devices, have exacerbated the complexity of Microsoft Corp.’s enterprise licencing process which many organizations already

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Canada embraces the cloud

What do a Toronto area construction company, a Hamilton, Ont. library and Calgary natural gas company have in common? They all use cloud solutions. Canadian organizations of all sizes are increasingly adopting the

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Juniper, VeriSign to fight DDos attacks

A networking equipment maker has teamed with a security solutions provider to create cloud-based protection for denial of service attacks. Juniper Networks and VeriSign said Monday they have a hybrid solution for customers

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Private IaaS in Canada: Modest but growing

Canadian organizations are still only dipping their toes when it comes to taking advantage of infrastructure as a service offerings by service providers. According to a new report from IDC Canada on the

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