Apple is finally breaking earth in Prineville, Oregon on the 160-acre data center site the company purchased back in February — not too from Facebook’s Prineville data center.
Salesforce has added a wider array of services to its Marketing Cloud toolset, including Klout, Kred, Kanjoya, and PeekAnalytics, to help businesses not only listen to customers but also better understand them.
“The biggest changes in technology are how mobile and cloud are converging,” says Gutmans. “Our intention is to tackle both of those head-on for our users.”
AOL, not exactly known for its cutting-edge innovation, might have its smartest product in ages with Alto — a new email client that promises to clean up your Gmail, Yahoo, iCloud, and AOL inboxes and generally make your email life easier to manage.
Violin Memory, the Silicon Valley-based company with a super-fast flash memory service, is hurtling toward a highly successful IPO.
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Amazon has introduced a new service called Whispercast that will help organizations take better control of content on large amounts of Kindles.
Microsoft’s long-term strategy is to win over the large enterprises that are still using traditional disks before Amazon or Rackspace can get to them.
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Cloud app marketplace startup AppDirect has acquired leading open-source billing provider jBilling, the two companies announced Tuesday.
Perfecto Mobile clearly wants to cement its position as the premiere way for developers to easily test mobile apps across a variety of phones.
Is email killing teamwork?
Message Bus has raised $11 million in its second round of funding
The biggest opportunities for investors are in big data and efficiency.
That’s the line coming from Scott Stanford, the co-head Internet banker of Goldman Sachs.
It’s a month away, and we already have some stellar speakers lined up for our CloudBeat, our annual conference that spotlights innovative companies across all sectors of the cloud.
In a commanding and impressive IPO performance, cloud software company Workday’s stock soared 72 percent in early trading today.
Boxever has launched today to help travel companies better understand their customers and provide those customers with better deals and recommendations in real-time.
A new report suggests paid search advertising increased by about 33 percent globally in third quarter of 2012, with Google still controlling the vast majority of the market.
Siasto, the tiny startup that competes with Huddle, Podio, Asana, and Microsoft Sharepoint, is making a name for itself as the disruptive newcomer on the scene.
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Attivio, a Boston-based “big data” startup has pulled in $34 million to help customers organize their data — whether it’s sitting pretty in a database or is strewn haphazardly around the enterprise.
The 15-year-old firm has poured $50 million into IO, a provider of data center hosting services.
Box’s Aaron Levie, a bundle of nervous energy, kicked off the company’s annual conference this morning with a spate of product announcements.
Workday, maker of human resources software, is proof that enterprise companies are immune to the recent strain of disappointing IPO’s.
Oh, and the company is growing revenue 20 percent monthly.
Funambol raises $5.75 million for personal, white-label cloud solution
Customer intelligence and marketing platform Emailvision raises $30M
Enterprise cloud storage business Box has announced a new HTML5 embeddable framework called “Box Embed” that will let more people access Box’s service through other applications, the company said today.
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Editor’s Pick Platform-as-a-Service is part of the booming cloud computing sector, one area of the cloud that some analysts and developers have overlooked. But recent research shows that PaaS is no longer the ugly duckling of the cloud industry — and that it’s ready to grow quite a bit during the next few years.
Polycom, maker of video conferencing technologies, today unveiled a new software suite it claims will be worth $12 billion by 2015.
The U.S. Congress Intelligence Committee and telecommunications vendor Cisco are agreed on one thing: Chinese networking equipment companies can’t be trusted.
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Sunglass, a GithHub-like platform for 3D design aims to make it easier for designers to collaborate in real time.
RainStor is the second startup today to announce a multimillion-dollar fundraise in the “big data” market.
Trifacta is coming out of stealth mode today as the latest “big data” startup. Accordingly, it has raised $4.3 million from Accel Partners’ Big Data Fund. Trifacta is creating productivity platforms that make data analysts more productive. And the company’s visualization software makes normal folks into database analysts.
Salesforce may have some huge competitors like Netsuite and Oracle, but it’s not the big dogs that keep the customer-relationship manger on its toes.
BiBo Labs makes an Excel-based tool for generating reports from a variety of database sources.
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