Oracle – The latest Big Boy to join the Cloud Computing game

Oracle – the latest Big Boy to join the Cloud Computing game By Sourya Biswas of CloudTweaks Monday, December, 20th, 2010 – Cloud computing received a major shot in the arm with the entrant of the latest big name in the field – Oracle – on Wednesday, 15 December 2010. On that day, Oracle introduced

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Asia Pacific region to benefit from new Cloud-based E-payment system in 2011

Asia Pacific region to benefit from new Cloud-based E-payment system in 2011 By CloudTweaks, Monday, December, 20th, 2010 – Introducing a new approach to electronic payment which will improve transaction times and authentication methods. Akamai’s planned cloud-based e-payment system is the next big thing to hit Asia Pacific in 2011 in the field of online

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Cloud Service Provider Citrix To Acquire Netviewer

Creates powerful force to meet surging European demand for SaaS collaboration and IT services 12/17/2010 » SANTA BARBARA, USA and KARLSRUHE, Germany » Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS), has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Netviewer AG, a privately held European Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) vendor in collaboration and IT services.  Netviewer AG will become part

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Cloud and 4G trigger chip revolution, says IDT CEO

The Mobile Revolution A tidal wave of change is coming to the semiconductor industry and it is being driven by cloud computing, video and 4G, writes Ted Tewksbury president and CEO of Integrated Device Technology. The great thing about the semiconductor industry is that it completely disrupts itself every several years. Waves of change roll

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Google’s Chrome PC may see muted demand in China

(Reuters) – Google Inc’s new Chrome PC may meet with chilly demand from China as tensions between Beijing and the search giant curb the latter’s offerings and as netbook sales slowly fall off the cliff in the world’s second largest PC market. Google’s laptops, promote Web-centric computing where people use online applications instead of software

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Nimbula Director – Highlights of the Beta Version

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Public Beta announced for Nimbula Director When it comes to cloud management and service system Nimbula is a well-recognized name in the field. While most of the IT world is snoozing off to the upcoming holiday season, Nimbula has released its Nimbula Director Beta version in the true spirit of Christmas! The software is an

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The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Help Desk

By David Fletcher  *Please Note: All David Fletcher comic images on this site are owned by CloudTweaks.com. If you would like to reuse them on your social media network, please feel free to do so as long as there is a clearly defined link to the original comic source. If you would like to use them in a

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Amazon S3 – Object Size Limit Now 5 TB

Amazon Blog Update: A number of our customers want to store very large files in Amazon S3 — scientific or medical data, high resolution video content, backup files, and so forth. Until now, they have had to store and reference the files as separate chunks of 5 gigabytes (GB) or less. So, when a customer

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Orange Business Services Delivers on Cloud Computing Promise

New Services Expand Cloud Portfolio While Enterprises Look to Orange for Cloud Benefits PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Orange Business Services is successfully delivering on its promise and creating notable momentum in the cloud computing market. At a global press event in Paris on Dec. 7, Orange Business Services confirmed its cloud computing ambition and strategy as part of

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Salesforce.com Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Heroku

Heroku is the leading Ruby application platform-as-a-service, powering more than 105,000 next-generation social and mobile cloud applications SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing (http://www.salesforce.com/cloudcomputing/) company, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Heroku, the fastest growing cloud application platform for writing Ruby-based applications,

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