Appirio Raises $60 Million in Series D Funding Led by General Atlantic

Appirio Raises $60 Million in Series D Funding Led by General Atlantic New Funding Will Fuel Appirio’s International Expansion, Investments in Technology and Crowdsourcing Platform for Cloud Development San Mateo, Calif. – March 15, 2012 - Appirio, a technology-enabled services provider that helps enterprises power their business with the cloud, today announced that it has closed

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HireArt: Pre-screening Interview Hopefuls In The Cloud

Hireart

HireArt: Pre-screening Interview Hopefuls In The Cloud Finding the right person for the job has always been difficult especially as many people tend to fudge or pad their resumes with things that they cannot actually do. HireArt is one cloud startup that simplifies this greatly by prescreening your interview candidates and allowing them to put

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Cloud Infographic: Cloud Computing’s Role In Job Creation

Cloud Computing Jobs

Cloud Infographic: Cloud Computing’s Role In Job Creation Here is a an excellent infographic illustrating the cloud related job growth in a select number of countries. The research and infographic has been provided by IDC Source: IDC

Why Did Amazon Cut Cloud Computing Rates? Part I

Amazon AWS Rates

Why Did Amazon Cut Cloud Computing Rates? Part I Last month, Amazon had announced a considerable reduction in S3 cloud storage rates. Effective 1 February 2012, the following rates apply in the US Standard region: Information on rates for other regions – US West (Oregon), US West (Northern California), EU (Ireland), Asia Pacific (Singapore), Asia

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Cloud Computing: 14 Million Reasons to Get With the Program…NOW

Cloud Computing: 14 Million Reasons to Get With the Program…NOW According to breathtaking new research from Microsoft, the result of a commission to analyst firm IDC, approximately fourteen million new jobs will be created by the year 2015, all of those jobs stemming from a swelling boom in cloud computing. Profits generated from such a

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Controlled Explosion: Big Data and The Cloud

Controlled Explosion: Big Data and The Cloud You can’t stop the massive growth in data, but you can do a better job of managing it IT departments are beginning to shift their focus from adding more storage to improving the efficiency of the storage systems already in place. Today, the name of the game is improving productivity and

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Microsoft Azure Outage Blamed on Leap Year

Microsoft Azure Outage Blamed on Leap Year All of us will remember the fears associated with the Y2K problem, where computers’ inability to distinguish between the years 1900 and 2000 was supposed to create a slew of problems. Although problems were never as severe as some doomsday prophets predicted, often due to precautionary measures, there were some incidents

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Social Cloud: BumeBox, Real-time Social Media Events in a Big Way

BumeBox

Social Cloud: BumeBox, Real-time Social Media Events in a Big Way Matching the meteoric rise of social media with Cloud-based applications is BumeBox, a social media marketing startup that creates the equivalent of a big-time expo for your online fans. This helps to achieve the main online ROI goal that most online businesses are looking

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How To Choose An Accounting Software For Your Small Business

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How To Choose An Accounting Software For Your Small Business Every small business owner will surely want to see his/her business prosper. He/she will work hard in order to have his/her business in tip-top shape. Income and expenses will surely be tracked in order to find out if the business is still profitable. Gone are

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Free Research Report: Introduction to Big Data Analytics

Big Data Research

Free Research Report:Introduction to Big Data Analytics Big data analytics is where advanced analytic techniques operate on big data sets. Hence, big data analytics is really about two things—big data and analytics—plus how the two have teamed up to create one of the most profound trends in business intelligence (BI) today. Let’s start by defining advanced analytics, then

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Education and Society: Why Both Need Technology

Education and Society: Why Both Need Technology Educational institutions are critical to the development of the society itself. As a matter of fact, to say that they are critical is an understatement: education is, after all, the backbone of progress of development. What does this mean? How can education be the backbone of progress itself?

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