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Cloud Acquisitions: Software giants start pouncing on cloud companies

Cloud Acquisitions: Software giants start pouncing on cloud companies

Oracle bought RightNow. SAP acquired SuccessFactors. And it’s likely a few other cloud-related companies will be coming to a software giant near you. What remains to be seen is whether these cloud acquisitions really change anything or just ensure the giants keep their stranglehold on the market. SAP’s $3.4 billion acquisition of SuccessFactors, which was […]

Aria Systems Delivers Breakthrough Technology That Eliminates Software Maintenance Downtime for Cloud Billing

Aria Systems Delivers Breakthrough Technology That Eliminates Software Maintenance Downtime for Cloud Billing

Scheduled downtime for code rollouts causes lost revenues for enterprises that rely on mission critical cloud services. To eliminate these scheduled downtimes and speed up deployment of new features and customizations, Aria Systems (AriaSystems.com), the leading provider of cloud billing and subscription management solutions, upgraded its platform to solve this cloud industry-wide problem. Today Aria […]

Pros and Cons of Microsoft SharePoint in the Cloud Webcast

Pros and Cons of Microsoft SharePoint in the Cloud Webcast

Idera, a leading provider of solutions for Microsoft SharePoint administration, today announced “SharePoint in the Cloud,” a “Secrets of SharePoint” webcast that will air December 6, 2011 at 12 p.m. CT. Matt Lathrop, SharePoint Evangelist at Rackspace, will walk attendees through determining the total cost of ownership of technology strategy decisions, including whether or not […]

IDC Predicts 2012 Will Be the Year of Mobile and Cloud Platform Wars

IDC Predicts 2012 Will Be the Year of Mobile and Cloud Platform Wars

One year ago, International Data Corporation (IDC) predicted that the IT industry’s next dominant platform, built on mobile computing, cloud services, social networking, and big data analytics technologies, would begin its transition into the mainstream. Today, spending on these technologies is growing at about 18% per year and is expected to account for at least […]

Zimory Launches New Open Cloud Business Solution

Zimory Launches New Open Cloud Business Solution

Zimory GmbH introduces its new, open cloud business solution, offering European customers improved interoperability and reduced costs; fully compliant with the EU mandate on Data Protection. Zimory, a provider of independent and elastic cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) management software, offers all user, consumption and the metadata of a service, available in an open standard interface. This […]

SAP to Accelerate Cloud Strategy with Agreement to Acquire SuccessFactors

SAP to Accelerate Cloud Strategy with Agreement to Acquire SuccessFactors

SAP AG and SuccessFactors, Inc. (NYSE: SFSF) today announced that SAP’s subsidiary, SAP America, Inc., has entered into a definitive merger agreement with SuccessFactors, the market-leading provider of cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solutions, pursuant to which a subsidiary of SAP would offer to acquire all outstanding shares of common stock of SuccessFactors for $40.00/per […]

SolarWinds Integrates Virtualization and Storage Solutions for Extended Cloud Management

SolarWinds Integrates Virtualization and Storage Solutions for Extended Cloud Management

Virtualization has dramatically changed how IT practitioners manage their environments, especially shared storage. Once users have virtualized up to 30 percent of their environment, managing storage infrastructure is critical to ensuring performance and capacity of the overall environment and ultimately establishing a successful cloud foundation. SolarWinds® Inc. (NYSE: SWI – News), a leading provider of […]

Autodesk Takes BIM to the Cloud at Autodesk University

Autodesk Takes BIM to the Cloud at Autodesk University

Autodesk, Inc. today brought the power of the cloud, mobile computing and its industry-defining Building Information Modeling (BIM) portfolio together at Autodesk University. The design, engineering and entertainment software leader showcased a BIM solution to dramatically improve how AEC project team members connect, collaborate and communicate on building projects. Autodesk’s BIM offering is part of […]