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Cisco pumping $1 billion more into Intercloud

Microsoft will offer locally hosted cloud services in India | Exclusive: Inside the NSA's private cloud

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Cisco pumping $1 billion more into Intercloud
Cisco is expanding on its Intercloud multi-cloud service provider initiative with another $1 billion investment, designed to lead to more products, data centers and partners. Read More


How to Encrypt Virtual Machines running in VMware vCloud Air
Are you migrating critical workloads to the cloud, but concerned about data privacy and regulatory compliance? Are you looking for a solution to encrypt your VMs in the cloud that is simple to deploy and easy to manage? Learn how CloudLink® SecureVM running on vCloud® Air™ can help you move critical workloads to the cloud with ease and confidence. Register now and join VMware® and CloudLink product experts this Thurs., Oct 2 at 1 PM EDT. For a solution primer on CloudLink for vCloud Air, visit the CloudLink SecureVM listing on the VMware solution exchange.


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Microsoft will offer locally hosted cloud services in India
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wooed India's government and banks on Tuesday with an offer to host cloud services including Azure and Office 365 in the country. The Indian government has been pushing organizations to hold data locally, and Nadella's move could help drive business for the company from federal and state government customers, as well as banks. Read More

Exclusive: Inside the NSA's private cloud
National Security Agency is building its private cloud on commodity hardware, opens source software. Read More

Rackspace rebooting its cloud servers too
Rackspace is in the process of rebooting a substantial portion of its cloud servers before Oct. 1. Read More


Five Reasons to Think Again about UC
If unified communications is on your mind, you're probably looking for ways to leverage your current technology investment, flexible deployment options, global support capabilities, a vendor with a clear market vision, and expert advice. Look no further. Click here to learn how Unify can address all of your UC needs. Learn More

Intel encourages women to pursue cloud training
Aiming to make cloud computing and DevOps training more accessible to women, Intel is sponsoring the IC3 Cloud Scholars program. Read More

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd: Our IP will help us win in the cloud
Hurd has something to sell customers at all levels of the cloud stack. Read More

CloudFlare aims to simplify SSL encryption with free service
Having encryption is critical to advancing a more secure future of the Internet, according to CloudFlare. Read More

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Countering Threats By Modeling "Normal" Website Behavior
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Oracle rolls out analytics cloud services
Its Exalytics in-memory appliance also gets an upgrade. Read More

IT skills that are in demand, and those that will be
IT professionals seeking certifications in the coming months may get their best return with cloud and security-related certifications. Agile-related training won't hurt, either. Read More

Bitnami: Making it easy and efficient to test server apps on your desktop and in the cloud
Bitnami Stacks are server-based open source applications packaged to a consistent standard with all of the app's required libraries and dependencies, optimized for performance, and kept updated to the latest stable version. You can also deploy Bitnami Stacks directly to Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure (other platforms are promised). Read More

Why Amazon is rebooting 10% of its cloud servers
Amazon Web Services issued a blog post on Thursday providing some more details of why the company needs to reboot some of its cloud servers in the coming days. Read More


First Look: BlackBerry Passport

The Passport is uniquely focused on being a device for work first and personal stuff second - take a look at how it's turned out.


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