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Microsoft Follows Google and Amazon By Significantly Reducing Its Cloud Prices

Following massive price-cuts by Amazon and Google, Microsoft has also joined the race by reducing prices of its different cloud computing services, as revealed in a blog post of Steven Martin, the general manager of Windows Azure, just days before the company’s Build Conference in San Francisco. The latest pricing structure will take effect from today, April 3, 2014. The software giant’s cloud customers wil ...

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Google Rings Alarm Bells For Other Cloud Service Providers By Incredibly Reducing Its Prices

Setting new cost-related trends in the extremely competitive cloud computing market, technology giant Google has unleashed its latest pricing details during its Cloud Platform event in San Francisco, incredibly reducing the rates of almost all of its cloud services. By abolishing some additional costs and consolidating others, the California-based company has made its price structure quite simple and attrac ...

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Cisco To Spend $1 Billion In The Next 2 Years To Penetrate In A Competitive Cloud Market

Cisco, a renowned brand of networking hardware, has shown its intentions to join extremely competitive cloud computing market and plans to offer cloud services to business clients in future. In order to pursue this goal, the technology giant will be spending $1 billion over the next 24 months. In the recent past, many organizations around the world have shown the tendency of renting some of their IT operati ...

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Microsoft’s New CEO Sees Great Potential For Cloud Computing In India

Microsoft’s newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Satya Nadella, while addressing a public event in India for the very first time via webcast, expressed that future of cloud computing is extremely bright and I see great potential in the Indian market. The technology giant organized its first Azure Conference in India - more than 1,500 people were present on the occasion. Nadella was delighted to ad ...

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IDC Conference In Boston Talks About Cloud Computing Future

More evidence was presented during the International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Directions Conference this week in Boston about the rapid adoption of cloud technology. The popular American research, analysis and advisory firm predicts that cloud computing will be estimated at about $107 billion by 2017, more than double of what was projected for 2013, $47 billion. Rick Villars, the IDC Vice President of data ...

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Oracle To Introduce A New Student Cloud Service To Retain Its Existing Client Base

Oracle revealed its plans earlier this week about launching a new student information system for universities and colleges, while concentrating on the importance of mobile devices and features that enhance social activity. The upcoming Oracle Student Cloud service will be designed in a way that it can efficiently manage various traditional and modern educational features while encompassing a user interface ...

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DigitalOcean To Expand Its Cloud Program After Receiving $37.2 Million Funding

In its bid to expand the services, a rapidly growing international cloud service provider, DigitalOcean, which already owns offices in Amsterdam, New York, San Francisco and Singapore, has gained a mammoth $37.2 million in the opening round of funding. Adreesen Horowitz from California was on top with the greatest contribution. DigitalOcean focuses a lot on developers and is known in the cloud market for en ...

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Toshiba and NTT Com Team Up For Cloud Computing Services

Toshiba Corporation and NTT Com have declared their alliance to provide cloud storage and infrastructural services worldwide. In a joint announcement, both the companies shared their consent towards this collaboration. The joint services are scheduled to be offered from April in North America and Asia. However, the Japanese allies are intended to expand these services to Europe and other regions in the near ...

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Intacct Plans To Strengthen Its Cloud Services By Collecting $45 Million In The Latest Funding Session

Intacct has reportedly raised around $45 million in another successful funding session. This session was led by a local venture capital firm, Battery Ventures, that is also an investor in it. Other major investors include Silicon Valley Bank. Since 1999, the company has carried several funding sessions, collecting up to $140 million up till now. The previous one was held in 2012 that raised around $13.5 mil ...

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Marco Classifies Cloud Into True and False Cloud

The Executive Chairman of Technology One, Adrian Di Marco has criticized the modern cloud consulting by revealing two emerging worlds: the false cloud and the true cloud. According to him, there are many consultants carrying false advisory operations, just to get something out of it for themselves. This could surely harm the productivity of businesses that are looking for an enhancement in their IT infrastr ...

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