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IBM aims new IoT community site at developers

The DeveloperWorks Recipes forum will offer technical tutorials on connecting remote devices to back-end cloud systems

IBM launches its data warehouse service into the cloud

The DashDB data warehouse relies on in-memory technology to speed up analysis

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Startup launches big data-as-a-service

Cazena's managed service platform addresses the security and complexity challenges that have kept many enterprises from the cloud

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Top 5 reasons companies are avoiding managed services

A new study shows companies that don't use managed service providers are more certain of that path than ever

Google offers cut-rate computing for low-priority jobs

The Google Preemptible Virtual Machine is a budget cloud offering for large jobs that don't need to be run in real time

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IBM launches Watson Health global analytics cloud

New business unit will offer cloud-based access to its Watson supercomputer for analyzing healthcare data

IBM brings more Watson smarts to developers

Mobile apps can now utilize IBM's voice-to-text and text-to-voice translation services as well as a new set of analytics

HP's cloud-based service protects BYOD mobile devices and PCs

HP Touchpoint Manager is geared for small businesses, with plans starting at $2 per month

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Microsoft adds IoT, big data orchestration services to Azure

Microsoft is looking to expand on the big data capabilities of its Azure cloud platform with three new services

Data warehouse-as-a-service startup Snowflake comes out of stealth

Snowflake wants to do for the data warehouse what Salesforce did for CRM

Google shakes up cloud services market with another price cut

Google fires back at Microsoft, which last week cut prices of some Azure services

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Cisco pumping $1 billion more into Intercloud

Cisco announces 30-plus new cloud computing partners

Wyoming to close data centers in cloud shift

The first state to deploy Google Apps makes its next step in moving the state's computing resources to cloud services

Who's managing your managed services? You, ultimately

Managed services aren't magic. Before your provider can provide relief, it will need some help from you

CA gets into cloud management of IT services

CA Cloud Service Management provides a central location to manage an organization's use of external cloud services

Oracle focuses on prepping databases as a service

The latest release of Oracle Enterprise Manager offers organizations the ability provide production-ready databases as a service

SAP to create cloud services for vertical industries

SAP intends to eventually cover 25 industries with a new series of industry-specific cloud services

IBM customizes cloud services for the enterprise

IBM is offering cloud services to cover patient care, customer data analysis, and other specific industry processes

IBM banks on developers to expand cloud services

Offerings that include an IBM Cloud marketplace and a BlueMix developer garage are designed to attract developers

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