Business Cloud News

Google Cloud adds Microsoft support as Windows Server 2003 reaches EOL

Google made Windows Server support generally available this week

Making good on commitments the cloud provider made in December last year Google has announced general availability of Windows Server on the Google Cloud Platform. The move comes the same week Windows Server 2003 reached its end of life.

Data-as-a-service specialist Delphix scores $75m in latest round

Delphix secured $75m in its latest funding round this week

Data-as-a-service specialist Delphix announced this week that the company has concluded a $75m funding round that will be used by the company to bolster its cloud and security capabilities.

Big incumbents target big updates in big data bonanza

Oracle, HP and IBM are going big on big data

Oracle, HP and IBM have this week unveiled a series of updates to their big data portfolios in a bid to strengthen their grip on the database and analytics markets.

Rackspace adds Microsoft SQL Server 2014 to managed cloud, DBaaS

Rackspace is adding SQL Server 2014 to its managed cloud and DBaaS lineup

Rackspace announced it will now support Microsoft’s latest SQL Server iteration, which brings in-memory online transaction processing (OLTP) to the company’s managed cloud service and database as a service proftolios.

Joyent taps Clustrix for cloud SQL, app performance analytics

Joyent is partnering with Clustrix to offer the latter's database service and improve application performance

Infrastructure as a service provider Joyent announced a partnership with Clustrix Thursday that will see the public cloud provider deploy ClustrixDB to add SQL database capabilities and real-time application monitoring analytics for customers.

Salesforce folds Cloudconnect into Heroku

Salesforce will fold Cloudconnect into Heroku, one of the company's PaaSes

Fresh off the launch of its mobile-focused CRM platform as a service suite, Salesforce quietly has acquired cloud database integration specialist Cloudconnect. While the deal is light on details, it is clear the company’s technology will be folded into Salesforce revamped Heroku platform.