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Microsoft ups ante in Google cloud fight
software as a service (SaaS)

Microsoft ups ante in Google cloud fight

Office 365 for Business has now gone on general release. Should Google be worried?
27 Feb 2013
Microft unveils Office 365 for Business
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software as a service (SaaS)

Microft unveils Office 365 for Business

Software giant takes the wraps off new Office 365 for Business products
27 Feb 2013
The apps are coming to get you!
Apps in the cloud
Business strategy

The apps are coming to get you!

Inside the Enterprise: A combination of BYOD and legacy software is bringing firms' applications strategy to breaking point, a consultancy argues.
7 Feb 2013
Cloud's change agents bypass IT
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cloud computing

Cloud's change agents bypass IT

Inside the enterprise: A study by Forrester finds that the drive for cloud computing continues to come from lines of business, not IT.
31 Jan 2013
Global SaaS deployments are rising sharply, research
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cloud computing

Global SaaS deployments are rising sharply, research

Uptake across all geographies is rising, with Asia Pacific leading the way, claims Gartner.
28 Nov 2012
Implementing gamification is no game, says Gartner
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Business strategy

Implementing gamification is no game, says Gartner

Businesses are at risk of disillusionment if they do not fully understand what they wish to achieve through gamification, analyst firm has warned.
28 Nov 2012
Dell expands European cloud services
Dell HQ
cloud computing

Dell expands European cloud services

Vendor introduces new partnerships.
8 Oct 2012
Salesforce services blighted by power outage
Cloud
cloud computing

Salesforce services blighted by power outage

Cloud giant forced offline for several hours, much to the dismay of customers.
11 Jul 2012
Oracle in the clouds
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cloud computing

Oracle in the clouds

Inside the enterprise: Big guns taking the cloud seriously is good for larger businesses.
7 Jun 2012
Google acquires Quickoffice and Meebo
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software as a service (SaaS)

Google acquires Quickoffice and Meebo

Web giant snaps up two firms in bid to boost Google Apps offering.
6 Jun 2012
Cloud contracts need more flexibility
Scales of justice
cloud computing

Cloud contracts need more flexibility

One-size-fits-all cloud deals should be replaced, say academics.
23 May 2012
CIOs in the dark over bandwidth
Software applications
Network & Internet

CIOs in the dark over bandwidth

More than two-thirds of IT departments fail to understand applications' demands on the network.
23 May 2012
SAP makes $4.3 billion cloud computing bet with Ariba
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cloud computing

SAP makes $4.3 billion cloud computing bet with Ariba

Enterprise vendor buys B2B eCommerce company, extends cloud push
23 May 2012
Co-op rings up cloud helpdesk system
cloud computing
cloud computing

Co-op rings up cloud helpdesk system

Southern Co-operative turns to Sunrise Software to deploy an IT service system in the cloud.
23 May 2012
Office Live Small Business shuts up shop
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cloud computing

Office Live Small Business shuts up shop

Microsoft pulls down the shutters on its cloud-based email and website hosting suite.
2 May 2012
Microsoft drops Office 365 prices
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cloud computing

Microsoft drops Office 365 prices

Yet another cloud provider cuts the price tag for its services.
16 Mar 2012
Maritime and Coastguard Agency make first buy from
Cloud
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Maritime and Coastguard Agency make first buy from

The G-Cloud gets its first customer from within the Department for Transport.
5 Mar 2012
AMD buys into cloud server market with SeaMicro
Cloud
cloud computing

AMD buys into cloud server market with SeaMicro

The acquisition of SeaMicro will give the chip manufacturer a clear entrance into the cloud.
5 Mar 2012
Ask CloudPro: Your chance to quiz the expert on cloud
Q&A
cloud computing

Ask CloudPro: Your chance to quiz the expert on cloud

Most companies have lots of concerns about the move to the cloud. Here's your chance to ask the questions that have been bugging you.
23 Feb 2012
uSwitch: UK miles away from superfast broadband targets
Fibre broadband
Network & Internet

uSwitch: UK miles away from superfast broadband targets

The UK is no way near getting Government targets on superfast broadband, according to a uSwitch report, but BT thinks the research is rubbish.
23 Feb 2012
Huddle launches ‘world first’ intelligent sync
cloud
cloud computing

Huddle launches ‘world first’ intelligent sync

Huddle releases what it believes is the first enterprise sync service to intelligently push data to customers.
21 Feb 2012
Concern over CloudStore confusion
Cloud
cloud computing

Concern over CloudStore confusion

Huddle's CEO admits there's a risk Government departments will punt for traditional vendors when faced with the plethora of services on CloudStore.
20 Feb 2012
Government CloudStore open for business
Cloud
cloud computing

Government CloudStore open for business

The Government's CloudStore is now open for business, a move that will shake up public IT.
20 Feb 2012
Google scores 90,000 Apps seats at Roche
Cloud
cloud computing

Google scores 90,000 Apps seats at Roche

The tech and pharmaceutical giants hook up to bring Google Apps to 90,000 workers.
17 Feb 2012