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For Larry Ellison's Oracle, the Cloud Beckons

Business software giant Oracle kicks off its massive OpenWorld conference in San Francisco tonight with a keynote address by founder and newly named CTO Larry Ellison. 681 more words


Microsoft strengthens its Azure cloud lineup with faster storage

One of the leading public clouds around, Microsoft Azure, sees its competitors Google and Amazon adding fast solid-state drives (SSDs) to their servers for running applications. 168 more words


Newly minted MacArthur 'genius' could make cloud computing more secure

Craig Gentry didn’t grow up wishing to break complex encryption schemes and make new models of securing data for a living, but that’s what happened. And now he’s landed a $625,000 stipend as… 664 more words


Rackspace is officially no longer looking for a buyer

Managed-cloud computing and hosting provider Rackspace said today that it will stay independent, four months after announcing that it was open to partnership and acquisition proposals… 247 more words


OnApp buys SolusVM to boost the demand side of its federated marketplace

Cloud automation company OnApp has bought SolusVM, the virtual private server management system, in order to boost demand for the capacity on offer in OnApp’s federation. 503 more words

Cloudyn raises $4M to help big companies get their cloud costs in check

Cloudyn, a startup with web-based software that tracks how much money companies spend on public clouds and suggests ways to optimize cloud usage, has taken on its first venture round, totaling $4 million. 380 more words


There Finally May Be a Deal Brewing for Rackspace. Or Maybe Not.

Another day, another report about a possible buyer for cloud services company Rackspace. The company’s shares rose by as much as six percent this morning following a… 492 more words