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Amazon Web Services buys HPC management specialist Nice

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced its intention to acquire high performance and grid computer boosting specialist Nice.

Efficiency gains most compelling reason for cloud, say enterprises


The majority of US enterprises will increase their spending on cloud computing by up to 50% this year, according to US based researcher Clutch.

Rackspace launches Red Hat driven Private Cloud

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Hosting company Rackspace has launched Private Cloud which (as the name suggests) is a private cloud ‘as a service’ built on the foundation of OpenStack technology.

Exponential Docker usage shows container popularity

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Adoption of Docker’s containerisation technology has entered a period of explosive growth with its usage numbers nearly doubling in the last three months, according to its latest figures.

Cloud merits acknowledged but adoption concerns linger – Oracle report

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Cloud technology is almost universally acknowledged for its catalysing effect on invention and customer retention, according to new research from Oracle. However, there are still major barriers to adoption.

Cohesity claims data silo fragmentation solution

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Santa Clara based start-up Cohesity claims it will be able to drastically reduce the escalating costs of secondary storage.

AWS partners with BSS vendor AsiaInfo in telco cloud move

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BSS vendor AsiaInfo has announced a strategic bet on the cloud by making its Veris suite available as a pre-integrated cloud offering deployed via a partnership with Amazon Web Services, reports

Start up Cato Networks claims Network Security as a Service first


Check Point founder Schlomo Kramer is launching a new cloud security firm with former Imperva colleague Gur Shatz as demand for traditional on premise firewall security diminishes.

Google adds to its Cloud Platform as vendors compete with AWS Lambda

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Google has added to its public cloud infrastructure for developers, Cloud Platform, with a new service that allows app writers to set up functions that can be triggered in response to events.

Cirba expands its infrastructure management optimiser to the public cloud


Infrastructure management vendor Cirba has announced a new workload routing and management option for hybrid clouds.