Dell EMC, Intel Launch Cloud Service Provider Ecosystem (CW)

Dell EMC and Intel have teamed up to launch a cloud ecosystem hub to provide more support for service providers and users to help partners put themselves in the shop window and use... More

Salesforce Platform Delivered to Customers in Australia Using AWS Cloud (HITS)

Salesforce today announced it is continuing its international infrastructure expansion on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud to the AWS Sydney Region in order to support its growi... More

AWS Offers Cloud Credits to Alexa Skill Developers (Talkin’ Cloud)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is using its cloud dominance to encourage developers to build Alexa skills, launching a new program on Wednesday that offers cloud credits to developers w... More

SAS Charts its Own Road to AI and the Cloud (ZDNet)

For 40 years, SAS has been the exception to the rule that technology companies don't always make it past the stage of eating their young. As open source technology and cloud-based ... More

Avoid the Empty Cloud Trap (Capping IT Off)

The benefits of going cloud-first are clear, but there are pitfalls to be avoided on the way. One of these is embarking on the journey without fully understanding the destination. ... More

IBM Brings New Features to Enterprise Social Network (MESA)

IBM today announced it is bringing new capabilities to enterprise social networks for a simpler collaboration across the workforce and employee onboarding experience. The latest ve... More

Yesterday’s Apps Solve Yesterday’s Problems (Forbes)

Margaret Harrist, Oracle: Business will never move this slowly again. A sobering thought, but the speed of change in business—and the pressure to keep your organization from fall... More

The Evolving Role of a Cloud Architect (Capping IT Off)

There is growing appreciation for the role of cloud architect as more and more enterprises adopt a cloud-first strategy. Cloud-first has revolutionised the way IT teams are structu... More

Teradata Launches IntelliCloud (HITS)

Teradata has debuted Teradata IntelliCloud, its next generation secure managed cloud offering that provides data and analytic software as a service (SaaS). It is available with new... More

IBM Building First Universal Quantum Computers for Business, Science (HITS)

IBM announced today an industry-first initiative to build commercially available universal quantum computing systems. "IBM Q" quantum systems and services will be delivered via the... More

Latest Release of Oracle Database Now Available in the Cloud, with Oracle Cloud at Customer, On-Premises (HITS)

The new version of Oracle Database 12c Release 2 (12.2) is now available everywhere – in the cloud, with Oracle Cloud at Customer, and on-premises. Oracle Database 12.2 includes... More

SAS Sees the Next Tests for Data-Driven Problem-Solvers: Speed and Cloud (The VAR Guy)

Among the employees in highest demand are what Paul Kent calls “analytically creative problem-solvers.” Almost every company has mounds of data, but it’s these creative probl... More

Microsoft Releases Third and Final Azure Stack Technical Preview (eWeek)

The wait for Azure Stack is nearing its end. Gearing up for the official launch of the hybrid-cloud solution that enables customers to run a little piece of the Azure cloud in thei... More

SAS Institute’s CIO Brings R&D Mentality to IT (Forbes)

Keith Collins, SAS: "There are two vectors for us. First, we are a software company. How do we bring our expertise in what we know about emerging technology, continuous pipeline de... More

Microsoft Cloud Grows Across Asia; Azure Now Available in Korea (DataCenterNews)

Microsoft has announced that its Azure cloud platform is now available in new Microsoft Cloud platforms across Korea. The new Microsoft Cloud regions will deliver Azure’s cloud s... More

Reltio Cloud 2017.1 Delivers Operational Excellence for Fortune 500 Companies (HITS)

Reltio today announced the upcoming release of Reltio Cloud 2017.1, the newest iteration of the market-leading platform that enables enterprise data-driven applications with reliab... More

Dell EMC Beefs Up Cloud Service Provider Track (Channel Partners)

Just weeks after launching the unified Dell EMC Partner Program, the vendor Thursday homed in on and expanded the Cloud Service Provider (CSP) partner track. Dell EMC announced tha... More

Microsoft Azure Links with India E-Commerce Giant Flipkart (SiliconUK)

Microsoft has formed what it called a long-term strategic partnership with Flipkart, the most prominent domestic e-commerce company operating in the Indian market, that is to see F... More

Public Cloud Spending in 2017 to Surpass $120B (CBR)

Public cloud services and infrastructure spending is still growing at a rapid pace and is expected to reach $122.5bn this year. That’s according to IDC’s Worldwide semi-annual ... More

Why Traditional Customer Service is Complimentary to Cloud Services (Wazee Digital Blog)

In a world (er, industry) where many services are migrating to the cloud and traditional workflows once operated by humans are replaced by automated workflows, one thing remains co... More


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