Former Yahoo Chief Cloud Architect Todd Papaioannou said his difficulties building a consistent, stable Hadoop platform at Yahoo directly led him to found his startup Continuuity.
(2 months and 2 days ago)
Fujitsu has acquired RunMyProcess, a French startup that helps companies integrate on-site and cloud-based services.The startup offers API "connectors" for online services such as Google Apps that allow the services to talk to existing databases and other online services. This means a customer could keep its existing backend and switch to online forms or spreadsheets hosted...
(1 month and 12 days ago)
Amazon added a new element to its Cloud Drive service this week that expands it usefulness. The new Cloud Drive Sync app keeps files in sync across different devices and platforms, and pits Amazon Cloud Drive head-to-head against rivals such as Google, Microsoft, and Apple. However, businesses should steer clear of Amazon Cloud Drive. The Amazon Cloud Drive Sync app is...
(1 month and 18 days ago)
The Belgian IT automation startup is now trying to address the scaling needs of its users. But before it leaves beta, it also wants to figure out the billing piece of the cloud broker business.
(3 months and 12 days ago)
TELSTRA has quietly shelved its plans for a cloud-based gaming service for its T-Box set-top boxes.
(3 months and 9 days ago)
If you’ve attended a technology conference over the last couple years it’s hard to avoid the obvious buzz around cloud computing. Almost every vendor has applied the term to anything and everything imaginable. During this time there has been some debate over the level of adoption outside of the startup scene, specifically within the larger “enterprise class” of companies....
(1 month and 4 days ago)
Filed under: Investing Cloud storage doesn't have the same razzle-dazzle as a new iPhone or Galaxy smartphone, but it can be just as important as a shiny new product. Consumers may focus on new products, but investors should also be looking at the cloud services that come with it. Up, up, and away Strategy Analytics just released a report earlier this week highlighting which...
(2 months ago)
If startup history tells us anything, it's that the majority of cloud services launched in the past few years won't be around forever. The fact that they just vanish into the ether makes the problem quite perplexing.
(18 days ago)
Google has acquired stealthy startup Talaria, in what looks like a deal that will help the search giant compete for cloud business with Amazon.
(2 months and 7 days ago)
Microsoft has quietly raised prices of Office for the Mac as much as 17 percent and stopped selling multi-license packages of the application suite. The move puts Office for Mac 2011 on the same pricing schedule as the new Office 2013 for Windows. The price increases and the disappearance of the multi-license bundles also makes Microsoft’s Office 365, a...
(3 months and 1 day ago)
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