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Cloud Computing Will Go Mobile, Social in 2012

As employees increasingly adopt BYOD, social networking and collaboration, cloud computing is changing to meet the needs of both the workers and the IT organization. Read More >

Oracle Improves Cloud Integration With WebLogic Server 12c

Oracle launches WebLogic Server 12c, a major revision of the company s Java app server with enhancements to better support cloud computing. Read More >

SAP Adds New Cloud IP With $3.4B SuccessFactors Buy

SuccessFactors, which makes a progressive brand of human resources data management software provided via cloud service, lost $26 million last quarter but has promising IP. Read More >

Cloud Computing Traffic Will Expand 12-Fold By 2015, Cisco Says

By 2015, 76 percent of data center traffic will remain within the data center itself as workloads migrate. Read More >

Integration Fears Hinder SaaS Deployments: Report

A report identifies five key findings regarding the impact of integration on SaaS/cloud vendor success. Read More >

Web Accelerator Cotendo Courted as Potential Acquistion Target

Akamai is in serious discussions to buy its smaller rival for $300 million, according to a report. Read More >

Security Slideshow: Cloud Security Survey Reveals Gap Between IT, Compliance Officers

A study by the Ponemon Institute, sponsored by security technology vendor Vormetric Inc., shows that less than half of the 1,018 U.S.-based IT security practitioners and compliance officers surveyed think their organizations have adequate technology in place to secure their cloud computing infrastructures. The two groups of executives-IT security and compliance-disagree sharply on whether the... Read More >

Strategic Tech Slideshow: 10 Trends That Will Influence Your Future Decisions

As a CIO, you both help promote new trends in the industry and respond to them. While some of your colleagues are still determining what to do in the next year, you're already thinking about how technology is going to help shape your business far into the future. CIOs have to be forward-thinking executives to make sure enterprises are leveraging technology in the right way. In light of that, a... Read More >

Developers Pick VMware Cloud Foundry as Top Cloud Platform: Survey

Results of an Evans Data survey show that developers view VMware s Cloud Foundry as the overall best cloud development platform. Read More >

Infrastructure Slideshow: 10 Ways to Sell Your CEO On Cloud Computing

Is the enterprise ready for the cloud? Companies like Google, Salesforce, IBM and others think so and they're creating solutions give enterprise customers what they want. Cloud-computing solutions are gaining traction across the market. As a CIO, the value of cloud computing is clear. And chances are, if your company hasn't already deployed cloud solutions, you're making plans to do so.... Read More >

Health Care IT Going Mobile, Slow to Embrace Cloud: CompTIA

Physician practices are eager to adopt smartphones and tablets but lag behind in cloud computing and EHR training, according to a study by IT association CompTIA. Read More >

Dell's Profit Up Despite Revenue Drop

Despite a level-off in sales, Dell increased its net income by 9 percent to $893 million. Read More >

Dell Donates Cloud Technology, Funds for Pediatric Cancer Research

Dell is donating cloud-computing technology for storing data in personalized medicine trials and funds for finding ways to treat pediatric cancer. Read More >

Cloud Computing's Pros and Cons: IEEE CIO Weighs In

The spectrum of cloud computing service models offers an increasing collection of managed IT services with concomitant decreasing control and flexibility. The three core cloud computing service models -- IaaS, PaaS and SaaS -- all provide varying levels of economies of scale, impose varying degrees of vendor lock-in, and have their own issues with regard to systems integration among the various... Read More >

Rackspace to Support OpenStack-Based Private Clouds

Rackspace will support private clouds that run outside of its data centers provided these clouds run OpenStack and use the specified hardware. Read More >

U.S. Counts on the Cloud to Boost Cyber Security

Cloud computing will make the intelligence community more secure and efficient, according to Gen. Keith Alexander, head of the National Security Agency. Read More >

IBM's Watson Heads to Harvard, MIT

IBM took its Watson question-answering computer system to Harvard Business School and MIT s Sloan School of Management as part of a symposium on the future of technology in business. Read More >

IT Executives, Compliance Managers Disagree on Security, Cloud Controls

There is a gap between information security manager and compliance professionals in how they perceive cloud security issues and necessary controls, according to a Ponemon study. Read More >

Dell Aims at Hospitals, Schools With Latitude ST Multitouch Tablet

The new multitouch Dell Latitude ST tablet will allow doctors to view electronic health records and teachers to collaborate with students. Read More >

Hitachi Data Systems Introduces Cloud Packages

HDS is developing technology through its acquisition of ParaScale that will help create an information cloud. Read More >

The Future of IT Infrastructure

A wave of technologies -- including cloud computing, mobility and social media -- are transforming the enterprise and fundamentally altering IT infrastructure. Navigating this new order requires vision and business acumen. Read More >

IDC: Cloud Computing Driving Growth of Storage Market

By 2015, combined spending for public and private cloud storage will be $22.6 billion worldwide, the report says. Read More >

Microsoft Sales Strong, But Cloud Services Still a Question

Microsoft posted strong quarterly numbers on sales of business software and Windows, but cloud and online services aren t yet major revenue drivers. Read More >

Oracle Launches Cloud Services Social Network

CEO Ellison also took the wraps off his company's newest cloud-oriented middleware products and strategy, called Oracle Public Cloud, in an afternoon keynote at the OpenWorld 2011 conference. Read More >

IT Management Slideshow: Business, IT Alignment a Top Priority for CIOs

Even as the economic recovery lags, IT departments are beginning to show signs of recovery, according to the Society for Information Management's annual survey of CIOs and IT executives from around the country. "In previous recessions, IT was always the first place to be cut, and that's not the case in this recession. Businesses are now looking to leverage IT or work with IT to identify... Read More >

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