Cloud News Round Up February 9th

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Here is your cloud news round up for the week. SaaS Startup Domo Raises $125 Million in New Round of Funding - If there was anything to suggest that SaaS is a highly lucrative business, then this is it. Cloud technology has so much potential, in fact, that Domo (a startup spin-off from Omniture, another startup

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CenturyLink Technology Solutions Uses IO Technology To Open Multi-Megawatt Data Centers

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MONROE, La., and PHOENIX - January 29, 2014 - CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) and IO today announced a strategic agreement to expand the CenturyLink Technology Solutions colocation footprint using IO’s Intelligent Control technology platform, with initial deployments at IO Phoenix and nearby IO Scottsdale. CenturyLink Technology Solutions, which formerly operated under the name Savvis, will enter the Phoenix market as

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Big Data Analytics And The Cloud: A Perfect Match?

Big Data Analytics And The Cloud: A Perfect Match? Big data analytics can create significant value for businesses. The cloud is the perfect platform to economically generate insights from big data. Apple’s recent purchase of Topsy, a Twitter analytics platform, stirred up a storm of speculation as to Apple’s motivation for the acquisition. To the

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Cloud Infographic: Big Data – How Will It Affect Your Business

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Cloud Infographic: Big Data – How Will It Affect Your Business For many years, companies have been building data warehouses to analyze business activity and produce insights for decision makers to act on to improve business performance. These traditional analytical systems are often based on a classic pattern where data from multiple operational systems is captured,

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Cloud Computing Makes Democratization Of Big Data Possible

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Cloud Computing Makes Democratization of Big Data Possible Putting the power of big data into the hands of small businesses can help them to achieve improved results in sales and marketing and in providing the products their customers want most. A number of factors have come together to allow the democratization of big data analytics

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Cloud Infographic: Data Center Of The Information Highway

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Cloud Infographic: Data Center Of The Information Highway For many years, companies have been building data warehouses to analyze business activity and produce insights for decision makers to act on to improve business performance. These traditional analytical systems are often based on a classic pattern where data from multiple operational systems is captured, cleaned, transformed and

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Using Big Data To Steer A Big Ship

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Using Big Data to Steer a Big Ship One of the major challenges facing any organization of any size is the need to deal with change. In centuries and decades past, the need to adapt to changing market conditions has always existed, but there has usually also been reasonably sufficient time for senior officials to

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Six HR Technology Functions That Will Help You Retain Your Best Staff

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Six HR Technology Functions That Will Help You Retain Your Best Staff New trends in technology are making it possible for organisations to engage with their employees on a deeper level, making the employees more likely to stick around and contribute to sustainable business performance. Automated talent management is being enabled by new technologies such

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Cisco To Introduce New Certification For Cloud Management

Cisco to Introduce New Certification for Cloud Management Transverse, Leostream also push cloud technology aggressively A number of major cloud industry leaders including Transverse, Leostream and market giant Cisco announced aggressive cloud-based campaigns which is likely to beef up the race for cloud supremacy. One of the world’s leading cloud billing specialist Transverse joined the

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Wake Up! The Speed Of Business Is In Milliseconds!

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Wake up! The Speed of Business is in Milliseconds! Back in the mid 1980’s a ground-breaking television series called Max Headroom heralded the high-speed, media-saturated age in which we now live. In addition to the acerbic title character, the show’s protagonists were journalists, working for a television network whose commercials, called “blipverts,” were merely seconds

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Top European Cloud Startups-Prisync

Top European Cloud Startups-Prisync Prisync: Finding the Business Cloud an Automated Solution to Break Even With Competition Simultaneously keeping a business and tracking the competitive edge of rivals is something rather inconvenient. To express it inversely, Prisync, a cloud startup from Istanbul, Turkey, on the southern fringes of the European continent has braced up for

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When The Cloud Meets Mobility: Heaven Or Headache?

When the Cloud Meets Mobility: Heaven or Headache? The cloud and mobile computing have made an awful lot of promises to enterprise IT: reduced costs, higher productivity, jaw-dropping data analytics, rapid rollout, granular control over the IT solution stack. But have they delivered?  Unfortunately, that’s not easy to answer. In a recent Gartner survey of over 2,000 top CIOs,

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Top 6 Business Intelligence Solutions In The Cloud

Top 6 Business Intelligence Solutions in the Cloud Despite the buzz around cloud computing, the adoption rate of cloud Business Intelligence solutions is relatively low, according to recent reports - Wisdom of Crowds Cloud Business Intelligence Market Study. We discussed about the advantages of cloud-based BI solutions in a previous article but today, I would like to present

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Cloud-Based Business Intelligence Solutions – Which Are The Benefits?

Cloud-Based Business Intelligence Solutions – Which Are the Benefits Business intelligence solutions support better decision-making by providing historical, current and predictive views of all business operations. Business Intelligence (BI) technologies can process large amounts of information to provide useful functionalities such as reporting, analytics, data and process mining, business performance management, benchmarking, text mining, predictive

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