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Salesforce, the cloud computing innovator has unveiled Wave, an Analytics Cloud – the sixth cloud in the Salesforce Customer Success Platform – that will enable companies to access – explore and visualise – their data on Salesforce. “Wave is the first cloud analytics platform designed for every business user,” claims

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Cloud-based talent management solutions provider Cornerstone On-Demand has signed into an agreement to acquire the privately-held big data workforce optimization outfit, Evolv Inc., paving the way for its clients to tap the power of big data analytics for the betterment of workforce decisions. “We have seen the talent management market

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India’s second-largest IT services provider, Infosys, have been busy recently. As well as extending their decade-long partnership with Microsoft and offering next-generation infrastructure to enterprises in collaboration with Hitachi, they’ve announced an entirely new partnership. They’ve partnered with Huawei to Huawei’s cloud computing infrastructure and Infosys’ IT expertise to their

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In a major announcement this week, IBM has released Watson Analytics, a service that will give businesses — both large and small — access to natural language tools and predictive algorithms on a freemium pricing model. It will be a cloud-based service designed to run on desktop and mobile devices. Calling it

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It was revealed yesterday that networking giant Cisco is in talks to acquire Private OpenStack cloud service innovator, Metacloud. With an aim boost its strategy towards building the world’s largest global Intercloud – a network of clouds – Cisco has been mobilizing significant technology partners, service and cloud providers, integrating

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In a move to bolster its cloud service prowess, HP acquired open source cloud software startup Eucalyptus Systems last week. Essentially, HP hired Eucalyptus’ entire workforce (which is less than 100 people), along with their CEO Marten Mickos as the Senior VP and head of HP’s cloud computing wing. Mickos

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In a report recently published by IDC, it was suggested that cloud technologies are significantly disrupting infrastructure sales in EMEA, with estimates that $3.4 billion was spent on hardware going to cloud environments during 2013 (marking a 21% increase compared to 2012). “Along with big data, social, and mobility, cloud

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Oracle Social Cloud on Tuesday announced LinkedIn support for its Social Relationship Management (SRM) platform, allowing Oracle Social customers the ability to publish, engage, automate, and analyze LinkedIn activities within the Oracle SRM platform. Oracle will now join LinkedIn’s Certified Company Page Partners Program, which offers tools and services to

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Japanese IT vendor Fujitsu announced on Monday that it is injecting $2 billion over the next two years to expand its cloud portfolio. The company said that the majority of its budget will be spent on new datacenter capacity and ramping up investment in infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS), software-as-a-service (SaaS),

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While cloud technology can offer several benefits to businesses, it is not without its downsides and risks. One of the major issue is the cost involved in migrating workloads to the cloud. Of course, the cost factor is usually discussed in detail with prospective vendors before finally making a decision.

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