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Apple bolsters position in enterprise cloud market with SAP partnership

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Mobile device giant Apple has announced a new partnership with enterprise software vendor SAP to develop iOS apps based on the SAP HANA cloud platform.

Powwownow claim 77% of employees look for flexible working in next job

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In light of Flexible Working awareness day, Powwownow has released research findings which demonstrate employee desires for mobility and flexible working solutions.

Vonage agrees to purchase Nexmo for $230m

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Vonage has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Nexmo for $230 million in cash and stock, to increase its capabilities in the cloud communications for business market segment.

EMC enters native hybrid cloud market

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EMC has expanded its cloud portfolio with the launch of Native Hybrid Cloud, a turnkey platform for cloud-native application development and deployment.

Oracle continues efforts to buy its way into the cloud market with $532 million acquisition

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Oracle has announced it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Opower for approximately $532 million, seemingly continuing its efforts to muscle into the lucrative cloud space through acquisition as opposed to organic growth.

IBM becomes latest tech giant to join blockchain euphoria

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IBM has launched its updated blockchain offering for the financial, healthcare and government industries, on IBM’s cloud platform Bluemix as well as Docker.

71% of enterprise will be digitally transformed by 2018 – survey

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Research from Ingram Micro Cloud claims the UK is well on its way to the digitally enabled ecosystem, as 71% of enterprise organizations believe they will be digitally transformed by 2018.

Oracle bolsters construction capabilities with $663mn Textura acquisition

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Oracle has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Textura, provider of construction contracts and payment management cloud services.

Microsoft voted most important mega-vendor by CIOs – JP Morgan report

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A recent report from JP Morgan has stated Microsoft is considered the most important IT vendor globally, with AWS ranked in second place.

Box and Adobe announce new partnership to simplify PDF’s in the cloud

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Box and Adobe has announced a new partnership to simplify working with digital documents in the cloud.

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