Thursday, March 19, 2015

Amazon, Microsoft and Salesforce top Forrester cloud platform list

7 hot career-related companies to watch | Google Cloud and a Chromebook might be your next contact center

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Amazon, Microsoft and Salesforce top Forrester cloud platform list
Which cloud is best for building new applications? That depends on your developers and how they like to code, according to new research from Forrester. Read More

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Top 5 Reasons Your Need Backup for Salesforce
How safe is the information you store in Salesforce? Learn 5 challenges businesses face and how to overcome them. In this eBook learn: -Top 5 threats to your Salesforce data -How to proactively prevent and recover from these threats -How to remain compliant in the cloud Learn More

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Achieve Consistent Performance With Hybrid Flash Array
Download now and examine Orangefield's journey to find a solution that would meet, and exceed, their performance and capacity requirements. Learn More

7 hot career-related companies to watch
In among all the cloud, security and mobile tech startups attracting venture funding so far this year, new companies focused on hiring, education and career development are pulling in big bucks. Read More

Google Cloud and a Chromebook might be your next contact center
The next time you call customer service, you may get an answer from a Chromebook. The Chromebook won't answer your questions, but the human who does may be talking through Google's connected laptop with a headset. And they may be doing so from home. Read More

Software AG hitches cloud wagon to AWS
Cloud computing may not be the optimal approach to every business problem, but Software AG wants to make sure its enterprise customers at least have the option. Read More

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The Google Apps Admin Guide to Peace of Mind eBook
You enjoy the benefits of Google Apps but have you taken the proper steps to protect your Google Apps files from data loss? In this eBook learn: -Ways Google Apps data can get permanently deleted -What Google offers for protection and gaps you need to fill -How to prevent and recover from data loss Learn More

Amazon acquires IoT platform developer 2lemetry has acquired 2lemetry, a startup that has developed a platform for the integration of connected devices across enterprises, as it expands on its Internet of Things strategy. Read More

Ellison swings at Salesforce as Oracle's growth sputters
Oracle expects to generate more than $1 billion in new SaaS and PaaS business in 2015, putting it toe-to-toe in the cloud market with, Oracle's top executives said. Read More

Opera buys VPN service to help protect user privacy
Norwegian browser developer Opera Software has bought virtual private network service SurfEasy to help its users protect their privacy when accessing the Web from smartphones, tablets and computers. Read More

WHITE PAPER: Cloud Cruiser

Clarity & Cost Control in Delivering IT Services
This paper explores the evolution of IT, with an emphasis on the control of IT services as they shift back to enterprise IT. We'll look at how this control comes with a price, in terms of complexity and lack of visibility into consumption costs, as well as the value these IT services can provide. Learn More

Forget about IaaS, PaaS and SaaS - it's all about the platform
Forrester wants us to blow up the talk of IaaS, SaaS and PaaS. Because the cloud is all about the platform. Read More

AeroFS makes cloud collaboration free for up to 30 users
When it comes to sharing data in the cloud, there's more than one way to deliver security. Read More

DreamHost report shows common types of government requests for information
One of the lingering concerns companies have about cloud computing is having their data subpoenaed by a legally-authorized government agency. Cloud service providers are required to respond to legitimate requests, and many companies believe that puts their data at risk. Read More


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