Google drops Cloud Platform prices across the board, introduces ‘Preemptible Virtual Machines’

Google Trusts Cloud Computing More Than Firewalls
May 19, 2015

Google has today announced big price drops for all Google Compute Engine Instance types, following the Moore’s law pricing philosophy that the company committed to last year. Effective today, the prices of virtual machines through Google Cloud Platform are dropping up to 30%, and Google is also introducing a new class of preemptible virtual machines that could bring prices even lower in some cases… The prices, in US dollars, are…

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For remote collaboration, Google Apps still can’t be beat

Google Trusts Cloud Computing More Than Firewalls
May 18, 2015

By Jon Udell Successful team meetings require input from everyone. When you can’t be in the same room, Google Hangouts and Google Drawings offer an effective virtual alternative   If you work in tech, you’re probably familiar with a common way to facilitate a team meeting. Everyone is given a pad of yellow Post-it notes and a small sheet of green sticky dots. At the start of the exercise, each…

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Netsuite launches Android app

By Brian Karlovsky | Monday, May 18, 2015 – 10:21 Cloud ERP provider NetSuite has launched an end-to-end Cloud business management mobile app for smartphones running Android. NetSuite for Android gives users a unified cloud ERP, CRM and e-commerce functionality to quickly boost remote productivity anytime. The app allows executives and their staff to quickly and easily manage time and expenses, approve sales and purchase orders, create and manage records,…

May 18, 2015
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Get ready for another wave of cloud evangelism

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May 18, 2015

  As OpenStack backers gather in Vancouver, the fight to win business workloads ramps up with Google, Amazon, and Microsoft. If you are an information technology professional and haven’t had your fill of cloud computing hype, er, information, brace yourself: There is lots more on its way. This week, the OpenStack Foundation and a seven thousand or so of its closest friends will gather at the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver…

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Google Trusts Cloud Computing More Than Firewalls, Migrates Corporate Apps To Internet

Google Trusts Cloud Computing More Than Firewalls
May 15, 2015

By Abubaker Zahoor on May 14, 2015 google_cloud_1 Google is reportedly migrating its corporate applications to the Internet. The latest move from the tech giant is being seen as a beginning of an entirely new phase of enterprise security practices. Before putting its absolute trust in cloud computing, Google, like all other major organizations, would use perimeter devices such as firewalls. The new method involve authentication, authorization, and encryption to…

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Google moves all corporate apps to the cloud

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May 14, 2015

By Sead Fadilpašić, Journalancer Cloud News   Google has finally decided to push all of its corporate applications to the cloud. This is both expected and somewhat surprising. It was expected because, as we know, Google was one of the first proponents to cloud computing. It was somewhat surprising because, as we learned back in 2013, not even Google trusted cloud services 100 per cent. That obviously seemed to change…

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Move your big data lightning fast and at a low cost!

All applications need at least some data to function. Big data applications like gaming analytics, weather modeling, and video rendering as well as tools such as flume, MapReduce, and database replication are obvious examples of software that process and move large amounts of data. Even a seemingly simple website might have to copy dictionaries, articles, pictures, and all sorts of data across VMs, and that can add up to a…

May 13, 2015
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Microsoft cloud storage comes up roses in latest survey

Cloudscape
May 13, 2015

A new report from cloud storage provider Nasuni ranks Microsoft Azure ahead of Amazon Web Services S3 and Google Cloud Storage for corporate storage. Here’s another data point for executives weighing a move to cloud computing, well cloud storage, to be more precise. The latest biennial survey from Nasuni, a cloud storage management company, said its latest round of tests comparing performance of cloud storage services from Amazon, Google and…

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Cisco secures pathway to Microsoft Cloud with new Azure solutions

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May 12, 2015

“The rapid delivery of new innovations is a testament to the longstanding and thriving Cisco and Microsoft strategic relationship.” James Henderson (New Zealand Reseller News) on 12 May, 2015 07:33     Cisco has announced new integrated solutions resulting from its multi-year commitment to work with Microsoft to drive performance improvements and productivity enhancements across enterprise. Revealed at Microsoft Ignite, Redmond’s enterprise technology event, the new solutions are designed to…

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