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Max Kanaskar is an Associate for Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company). He has extensive experience in IT capability development and data management, and has advised companies in transformational data management programs, including data strategy, management and governance. He’s a regular commentator on big data and technology. His views can be found

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Philips, the Dutch healthcare and lighting company, announced on Thursday it would be partnering with Salesforce to build a cloud-based platform that will connect healthcare providers, insurers and healthcare consumers. Philips has built two applications on the platform, eCareCoordinator and eCareCompanion that will become available in the summer. The former

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Coherent Path, a cloud-based analytics platform designed for retailers to tailor their marketing efforts to individual customers, announced on Wednesday that it has raised $6.25 million in Series A funding. Sigma Prime and GrandBanks Capital led the investment round, with participation from CommonAngels. “The team at Coherent Path is excited

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Follow @DataconomyMedia A recent Gigaom Research and North Bridge Venture Partners survey reported that nearly 67 percent of respondents believed they would move their data to the cloud over the next two years.The survey, which consisted of over 1,300 respondents, also reported SaaS adoption rose from just 13 percent in 2011 to 74

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Microsoft announced yesterday that they have agreed to extend their partnership with SAP to improve big data, cloud computing and enterprise mobility. The partnership will enable SAP applications to be available on Microsoft Azure as well as Excel being connected to SAP BusinessObjects. “For our customers, SAP and Microsoft are

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Alibaba Group announced today that its first cloud computing unit in Hong Kong will launch on May 12. Following their sites in Hangzhou, Qingdao, and Beijing, this will become the company’s fourth site. Although Alibaba’s cloud computing unit generates only $90 million in revenue (a mere 1.4% of its total

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Google announced that Stackdriver, a cloud monitoring system, will be joining their team to deploy its services on Google‘s Cloud Platform, making it clear that the tech giant is taking the cloud market very seriously. The acquisition went for an undisclosed amount, but Stackdriver has raised a total of $15

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HP announced that HP Helion, its open-source cloud computing services portfolio, will become available in over 20 countries around the world in the next two years. The plan is to spend sums exceeding $1 billion to offer OpenStack-based software, offering HP’s existing cloud products, and providing new products and services,

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In a special event held at The Museum of Arts and Design in New York City, Oracle President Mark Hurd announced the vision and strategy for the Oracle Marketing Cloud, a cloud service combining technology of several Oracle acquisitions like Eloqua, Responsys, BlueKai , Oracle Content Marketing with Oracle Social

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Microsoft announced last week that it would be expanding its data center operations in Wyoming. The tech giant will invest another $274 million in the data center, bringing the total investment in the area to almost $500 million. “Microsoft is excited to expand its datacenter operations in Cheyenne. This will ensure

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