Sunday, August 21, 2011

Weiss Says Cloud Software Replacing Microsoft, Oracle

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Weiss Says Cloud Software Replacing Microsoft, Oracle
Washington Post
19 (Bloomberg) -- Scott Weiss, a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, talks about cloud-based software and the outlook for enterprise software makers such as Microsoft Corp. and Oracle Inc. Weiss also discusses the outlook for venture capital firms ... Rides Cloud Wave To Big Dollar Deals, Bright Outlook
By Andrew R Hickey, CRN Cloud software granddaddy this week raised eyebrows with a trend-bucking second quarter that despite posting a loss saw the addition of several multimillion dollar deals. That success, coupled with a massive ...
Without PCs, HP must capitalize on the cloud
19, 2011, 4:25pm PT 1 Comment If HP does indeed sell off its PC business, it might have to nail its foray into cloud computing to avoid becoming a punchline decades down the road. Without that extra $30-million-plus in revenue, and $10 billion lighter ...
Microsoft's CRM Online, Office 365 Services Restored
CIO Today
By Barry Levine The August 17th problems for Microsoft Office 365 and Dynamics CRM Online raise reliability concerns for some about the cloud-based service. When Office 365 launched in June, Microsoft promoted the idea of IT departments moving from ...
Cloud Storage A Good Match For Healthcare
InformationWeek (blog)
As we will discuss in our upcoming webinar "Solving the Healthcare Storage Storm", a solution to this is leveraging a cloud storage provider to house the information of patients that are not under immediate care. When correctly integrated into the ..
SMBs, the Cloud and the Difference Between Disaster and Disaster Recovery
E-Commerce Times
By Pete Lamson The cloud is increasing the effectiveness of small businesses. For example, companies are calling on efficient Web-based services and applications to manage such critical tasks as accounting, customer relationship management, ..
Cloud Gaming and the Apocalypse
Digital distribution and the forthcoming cloud will remove many of the inconveniences associated with retail shopping but they'll also destroy the social experience of having to actually go someplace and be around other people, other gamers. ...
Small issue of getting big data out of cloud
Not only how to get data into the cloud, but how to shift it back out again, says Lori MacVittie. There's a scene in the 1980s cult classic film The Princess Bride in which the heroes plot how to rescue the princess from the castle and the clutches of ...
Understanding Cloud Computing
What iѕ Cloud Computing? (Slightly obvious but onе whісh wе should reаllу start with) A. Cloud Computing is, іn basic terms, computing over thе internet. It аllоwѕ yоu tо access your e-mail, documents, software, even yоur desktop оn line, ...
Asigra Named in MSPmentor 250 for Cloud Backup Industry Leadership (press release)
Toronto, Canada, August 20, 2011 --( Asigra Inc., a leading cloud backup and recovery software provider since 1986, today announced that MSPmentor 250 has included the company as a top industry leader for 2011. Each year, MSPmentor 250 ...
Amazon buys 12 new domains related to cloud video
Online retail giant Amazon recently purchased a dozen new domains related to “cloud video”, according to a report by Fusible. It also reinforces the notion that the company is stepping up its efforts to become the top service for streaming video. ...
Governing cloud computing isn't easy
Financial Times
By Daryl Plummer Governing cloud computing is like herding a group of cats; you think you're in control until one of them decides it's time for you to pet it, feed it or suffer its wrath. Cloud services, like cats, are hard things to control. ...
DOD targets new security approaches for the cloud
They want to move to a cloud computing model in which computer, network, and software resources are standardized and shared among many parties, thereby reaping cost and operational benefits that the old approach of duplicative but incompatible IT ...
CA Technologies boosts cloud service assurance
Cloud IT Pro
CA Technologies has launched version 3.0 of its CA Service Operations Insight platform, which is designed to help enterprises and service providers manage business services across both traditional premise-based and cloud-based IT environments. ..
Amazon cloud measures up to enterprise at last
But Amazon's cloud has come a long way, and signs indicate that it may have arrived. Of course, it's always going to be a mixed bag. Cloud computing infrastructure is simply off the table for many enterprises, no matter how enterprise-friendly it's ...
TCS targets $1bn from iON services
India's largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS), which launched its pay-per-use, cloud-based offering iON for small and medium businesses (SMB) in February, is targeting revenue of $1 billion (around `4500 crore) in five ...
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