Cloud Computing Analysts encouraged by Microsoft’s ‘cloud’ progress

Cloud Computing Analysts encouraged by Microsoft’s ‘cloud’ progress SEATTLE (MarketWatch) — Wall Street analysts came away from Microsoft Corp.’s annual gathering encouraged by the company’s progress in adapting to a market in which software applications are increasingly delivered online, according to research reports published Friday. Microsoft increasingly has been moving into so-called cloud computing, where

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CA Technologies buys its way into cloud fray

By Kevin Kwang, ZDNet Asia Its 2010 acquisition blitz to date includes Oblicore, Nimsoft and 3Tera and shows no signs of slowing as CA Technologies (CA) continues its buying spree to “plug gaps” and bulk up on technical capabilities, particularly in the cloud environment. According to Andi Mann, vice president of product marketing at CA,

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Facebook Selects Salesforce.com! As Cloud Computing Provider

World’s largest social networking service selects world’s leading enterprise cloud for CRM SAN FRANCISCO, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing company, today announced that Facebook (http://www.Facebook.com/facebook) has selected Salesforce CRM (http://www.salesforce.com/crm/sales-force-automation) to manage its fast-growing sales operations. Facebook Looks to the Cloud to Increase Sales Process Efficiency Facebook evaluated the

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Cloud Computing Firm VMware Reports Second Quarter 2010 Results Revenue Growth of 48%

PALO ALTO, CA, Jul 20, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — VMware, Inc. (VMW 72.42, -0.93, -1.27%) , the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop through the datacenter to the cloud, today announced financial results for the second quarter 2010: Revenues for the second quarter were $674 million, an increase of 48% from the

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Another Educational Institute Moves Into the Cloud (Digital Media Arts College)

Enrollment Rx, LLC is pleased to announce that Digital Media Arts College (DMAC) has selected Enrollment Rx as the Enrollment Management CRM solution for the school’s Marketing and Admissions Departments. Schiller Park, IL (PRWEB) July 16, 2010 Enrollment Rx, LLC is pleased to announce that Digital Media Arts College (DMAC) has selected Enrollment Rx as

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Fujitsu, Microsoft Unite To Take Cloud Computing Global

TOKYO (Nikkei)–Fujitsu Ltd. (FJTSY, 6702.TO) and Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) will share data centers worldwide in a bid to catch up to Google Inc. (GOOG) and other pioneers in the business of providing software and computing services online, the Nikkei reported Friday. The effort will combine Microsoft software with Fujitsu customer service to speed both firms’

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Skytap Wins 2010 Red Herring 100 North America Award

Leading Provider of Self-Service Cloud Automation Solutions Recognized for Cloud Computing Innovation, Financial Health, Management Strength and Customer Acquisition SEATTLE, WA–(Marketwire – July 1, 2010) –  Skytap, Inc., the leading provider of self-service cloud automation solutions, today announced that the company has been selected as a winner of Red Herring’s North America 100 award, a

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Cisco Live Snapshot: Cloud Computing Adoption Surges Ahead

Cloud Benefits Clear Despite Debate Over Definitions Shows Network Instruments Onsite Survey LAS VEGAS, June 30 /PRNewswire/ — According to a survey conducted during Cisco Live, 71 percent of organizations have implemented some form of cloud computing, despite an unclear understanding as to the actual definition of the technology. From the exhibition floor, Network Instruments

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Salesforce.com Announces 10,000 Customers Go Live on Salesforce Chatter GA Release in First Week

Enterprises of all sizes unleash the social enterprise and a new way to work SAN FRANCISCO, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing (http://www.salesforce.com/cloudcomputing/) company, today announced that more than 10,000 of its customers  have gone live on the GA release of Chatter in the first week of its availability.  Chatter, the

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Zuora Joins Microsoft Windows Azure Technology Adoption Program as Charter Cloud Based-Billing Provider

Launches the Zuora Toolkit for Windows Azure Enabling Developers and ISVs to Meter, Price, and Bill for Windows Azure Platform Cloud Solutions REDWOOD SHORES, CA–(Marketwire – June 16, 2010) – Company News Zuora, the company that defined and continues to lead the subscription billing industry, today announced that it will join the Microsoft Windows Azure

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