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Twitter, IBM form partnership around analytic apps

Industry-specific products and tie-ins to IBM's cloud development platform are just some of the companies' plans

Dropbox finds its way into HP, Acer PCs and tablets

The cloud storage company is pursuing partnerships to grow its already massive user base


Office 365 is getting management features for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone

Microsoft hopes to show it's serious about mobile device and app management

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Cloud and analytics galore: IBM finally reveals its master plan

At its big data event, IBM lays out an end-to-end cloud and analytics strategy, with a vision for the future that makes sense for developers and big enterprise customers

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Azure expands, while security, storage, APIs lift Office 365

Microsoft uncaps Office 365 storage, adds APIs, increases security, and boosts Azure's capabilities

IBM sends Cognos, SPSS to the cloud

IBM continues to migrate its portfolio of enterprise software to the cloud

EMC snaps up three startups to help build hybrid clouds

The company is acquiring Maginatics, Spanning, and Cloudscaling

Microsoft gives Office 365 customers unlimited OneDrive storage

The decision applies to both consumer and business editions of the Office 365 cloud suite

Microsoft opens Office 365 to programmers

Microsoft announces updates to Office 365, Azure, and Intune at TechEd Europe

Amazon's losses shouldn't detract from AWS

Recent poor earnings at Amazon.com have raised questions about continued investment in AWS -- ignore that short-term mentality

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Eclipse shines light on cloud-based app dev

Eclipse Cloud Development initiative looks to host browser-based development tools in the cloud

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Desktop-as-a-Service: Your BYOD assist

Using virtualized desktops delivered from the cloud is a way to bring apps to wherever your users are working and whatever they're working on

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Azure, Office 365 drive Microsoft revenues, while mobile lags

Microsoft reported solid Q1 gains with Azure and Office 365, but the payoff from its mobile efforts may still be a long way off

It's pointless to define cloud computing

ISO joins the list of organizations looking to define cloud computing for the industry -- but it doesn't matter

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2014's most significant cloud deals have OpenStack at heart

The most important cloud acquisitions this year have one thing in common: OpenStack

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Amazon's Directory Service isn't an Azure killer yet

Amazon's new directory services offering guns for Azure Active Directory users, but it works best with other Amazon IT replacements

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Microsoft extends its win streak with IBM cross-cloud deal

The deal brings IBM's middleware to Azure and Microsoft's .Net to Bluemix, but Microsoft enjoys an edge with third-party apps on Azure

Amazon takes aim at Microsoft's Active Directory with new service

AWS Directory Service, which costs from $36.50 per month, both competes and integrates with Microsoft's Active Directory

China attacks lead Apple to alert users on iCloud threats

Apple says the iCloud servers are secure, but advises users to always verify they've connected to an authentic iCloud website

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What's the value of OpenStack leadership? $100M and counting

With 'the largest Series B open source investment in history', Mirantis must see how much growth it can sustain

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