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Microsoft's Satya Nadella follows Apple’s Tim Cook to India

Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella is visiting India, reflecting the growing importance of the country as a market for multinational technology companies.

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What is MAREA? Oh, just an epic shift that changes everything

Microsoft and Facebook will build MAREA, the fastest trans-Atlantic cable ever. But why is this HUGE news -- is it because of the cable itself, or because of how it'll be used?

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Juniper's new switches add to its cloud-focused lineup

The latest additions to the lineup are entry-level and midrange access switches that also include other features for ease of use.

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ACLU wants a piece of the Microsoft v. U.S. data gag order lawsuit

The ACLU wants a federal judge to let it join Microsoft in suing the U.S. government over the use of gag orders that prevent the technology firm from telling customers their data has been demanded

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Here comes the FUD! Legacy vendors sure to jump on the Salesforce outage

One company's misfortune is another's lucky day. Salesforce isn't going to enjoy the upcoming anti-cloud FUD.

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Salesforce picks AWS as preferred public cloud provider

Salesforce picked Amazon Web Services as its preferred public cloud provider for services like Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, App Cloud and Analytics Cloud, expanding a partnership between the two companies to provide the backend for the...

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Salesforce 'Snap-ins' bring cross-channel service a step closer

You can't always bring customers to your best customer-service tools, but now you can bring those tools to them thanks to a new addition for Salesforce's Service Cloud.

Blue Origin launch

Afraid of floods and hackers? Put your data in space

Satellite-based data centers with room for petabytes of data may start orbiting Earth as early as 2019. But when it comes to keeping secrets safe from the long arm of the law, the black void may not be far enough.

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Icertis and PROS partner to fend off the SteelBrick threat

More shenanigans in the revenue and contract management space as vendors of every shade position for the changing seasons.

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Apixio scoops up cash to drive uptake of healthcare cognitive computing

Wow, that's a lot of buzzwords right there. So what does it all mean, and what is Apixio up to?

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Cisco's Meraki spreads its cloud to voice

If you manage your whole LAN in the cloud, why not add in the desk phones, too? That's what Cisco's Meraki division has done. Its first phone, the MC74, can be managed on the same dashboard Meraki provides for its switches, Wi-Fi...

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Google says welcome to the Cloud 2.0

Enterprises' initial entrance into the cloud is over and they are witnessing the arrival of the Cloud 2.0. That's the word from Diane Greene, senior vice president for Google's cloud businesses.

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What does protocol really mean in your data center?

Does protocol matter when you are building out your storage? Is it a hardware choice? Maybe a software choice?

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This site aims to be the Yelp of the SaaS world

Online reviews have already transformed the way people choose everything from restaurants to respiratory therapists, and now SaasGenius wants to do the same for enterprise software in the cloud.

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What a difference a year makes: A more traditional SuiteWorld 2016

Those who got a bit of a shock at last year's NetSuite conference will be back on familiar ground.

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Encryption is the foundation of the new data center

As workloads in the corporate data center begin to migrate to the public cloud, the need to encrypt data in motion and at rest becomes foundational.

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Cue the guerrilla marketing -- FinancialForce rolls out PSA Communities

It's the week of NetSuite's SuiteWorld conference, so what better time for archrival FinancialForce to announce some product news?

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Preparing for a Salesforce implementation

One of the best investments you can make in your Salesforce implementation process is to have a clear plan. This article includes best practices for a successful CRM implementation.

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