Cloud Software News
New Amazon Portal Lets ISVs Dive Deep Into Marketing Campaigns
2:58 PM EST Tue. Dec. 10, 2013
Amazon launches portal where ISVs get to tap into heavy-duty marketing analytics to keep track of how customers are buying and selling their cloud apps.
10 Coolest Cloud Startups Of 2013
12:00 PM EST Tue. Dec. 10, 2013
Cloud companies are popping up left and right as more and more businesses look to cut costs and increase efficiencies. As the year comes to a close, CRN looks back at some of the coolest cloud startups of 2013.
Forget Delivery Drones: Amazon's Biggest Move Is Getting Enterprises To Trust Its Cloud
8:00 PM EST Mon. Dec. 09, 2013
Amazon is going after enterprise opportunities that blend elements of private and public clouds. And here's why: Enterprises are eager to tap into the economic benefits of public cloud, but it's going to be some time before they're willing to give up their on-premise hardware.
CDW, World Wide Technology: Cloud Is An Opportunity Not A Threat
5:17 PM EST Mon. Dec. 09, 2013
Solution provider behemoths attending the Raymond James Supply Chain conference say the cloud is bringing good tidings to their companies.
Expert Says New Microsoft Volume Licensing Program Could Be 'Major Departure'
5:00 PM EST Fri. Dec. 06, 2013
Microsoft is wrapping up all its many volume licensing programs into a single agreement covering all customers and products. Sounds like a great idea, but details at this point are scarce.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
1:40 PM EST Fri. Dec. 06, 2013
For the week ending Dec. 6, CRN looks at IT companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
HP Launches 'New-Style' Financing Options To Help Partners Close More Deals
1:20 PM EST Fri. Dec. 06, 2013
Three new financial options are now available to HP partners, including a Moonshot-Converged System monthly payment plan.
The 10 Coolest Big Data Products Of 2013
4:00 PM EST Thu. Dec. 05, 2013
Some of the most innovative work in the IT industry is taking place in the big data arena. Here's what we think were the coolest new big data products in 2013.
HP Drops EC2 API Support, Puts Stake In Ground Against Amazon's 'Spider Web'
9:54 PM EST Wed. Dec. 04, 2013
A top HP cloud executive says HP's decision not to support Amazon EC2 APIs for the HP public cloud assures customers will not be locked into Amazon like a 'bug in a spider web.'
Best Companies To Partner With: Top 10 Technologies
1:41 PM EST Wed. Dec. 04, 2013
As part of our 25 Best Companies To Partner With series, CRN looks at the top emerging technologies.
Box Acquires Data Mining Tech From dLoop, Will Target Enterprises With Data Mining
4:10 PM EST Mon. Dec. 02, 2013
Box is expanding the security of its file sync and share capabilities with data mining software it acquired from dLoop.
Amazon Testing Private Cloud Waters With Cloud Storage Hardware Appliance
3:35 PM EST Mon. Dec. 02, 2013
Fresh off its CIA private cloud win over IBM, Amazon is testing out a cloud storage hardware appliance that would let enterprises use the AWS cloud for backup and disaster recovery.
2013 Best Companies: By Technology
10:00 AM EST Fri. Nov. 29, 2013
CRN's third annual Best Companies To Partner With survey included a look at how vendors measured up by technology. Here's a look at the top scorers in each technology category.
Zadara Beefs Up Technology, Partnerships For Enterprise Storage-As-A-Service
7:45 PM EST Tue. Nov. 26, 2013
Zadara Storage is combining new enterprise storage capabilities and new cloud storage partnerships to help solution providers offer storage-as-a-service using either public storage clouds or an on-premise infrastructure.
8 Tech Turkeys For 2013
4:00 PM EST Mon. Nov. 25, 2013
Companies have made some bird-brained decisions throughout the year. From embarrassing mishaps to baffling blunders, here's a look at some of the biggest turkeys in tech.
2013 Best Companies To Partner With
10:00 AM EST Mon. Nov. 25, 2013
Get a first look at CRN's third annual exclusive new research study, Best Companies To Partner With, which asked solution providers to rank their must-have technology vendors.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
12:37 PM EST Fri. Nov. 22, 2013
For the week ending Nov. 22, CRN looks at IT companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
Meet The New Mozy: File Sync, Per-User Cloud Storage
12:00 PM EST Fri. Nov. 22, 2013
New integration between file sync and data protection and an emphasis on allocating cloud storage on a per-user basis strengthens EMC's Mozy in the business IT market.
CEO Benioff Says Former Oracle Sales VP Doing 'Phenomenal' Job At Salesforce
4:39 PM EST Wed. Nov. 20, 2013
Keith Block, the longtime Oracle sales exec who famously trashed Sun's hardware, has been doing a bang-up job at Salesforce, says Marc Benioff.
Salesforce's Benioff: More APIs Will Spark Mobile Development Frenzy
5:47 PM EST Tue. Nov. 19, 2013
In his annual Dreamforce keynote, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff talks about how the company's new upgraded platform will help both developers and customers get more business done using mobile devices.
Salesforce And HP Team Up For Dedicated Cloud
2:44 PM EST Tue. Nov. 19, 2013
Salesforce.com and Hewlett-Packard used the opening of Salesforce's Dreamforce conference in San Francisco to unveil a new cloud offering for enterprises that includes technology from both vendors.
8 Startups That Stood Out At Amazon's AWS re:Invent Show
12:00 PM EST Tue. Nov. 19, 2013
CRN walked the expo hall at Amazon's recent AWS re:Invent conference in search of innovative products and services that work with its public cloud. Here's what we found.
Salesforce Expands APIs, Rolls Out New Platform For Mobile Developers
5:02 PM EST Mon. Nov. 18, 2013
Salesforce.com has been courting mobile developers for a while, but now it's getting serious by casting its SaaS system as a platform for ISVs and developers.
VMware To Amazon: Welcome To The Virtual Desktop Market, Frenemy
8:15 PM EST Fri. Nov. 15, 2013
With Amazon Web Services taking aim at the virtual desktop market, VMware and Citrix say they're happy to see the newcomer. But VMware is also going to be competing with AWS.
Microsoft Could Face 'Employee Exodus Of Biblical Proportions' If Turner Is Named CEO
4:43 PM EST Fri. Nov. 15, 2013
A new report suggests Microsoft has picked COO Kevin Turner to run the company as CEO for the next two to three years, and then hand the reins to Nokia CEO Stephen Elop.
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