“Our first focus is providing more value to our Amazon Web Services customers,” Laczynski told me yesterday. “But we see also opportunities in the hybrid cloud and private cloud spaces.”
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Software giant Hewlett-Packard has announced the general availability of its Open Stack-powered public cloud service.
While a lot of small to medium sized businesses see their operational costs cut down by the public cloud, enterprises such as PepsiCo are still struggling to see the light.
OwnCloud pulled in $2.5 million in venture funding. The startup that positions itself as the open-source alternative to Box is the newest contender in the cloud storage wars.
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Rackspace picked up Mailgun today, a Bay Area-based startup with a web service to create and manage email inboxes within apps.
About two months ago, Oracle announced it would finally take the plunge into public cloud computing with the Oracle Public Cloud. Oracle technology product marketing VP Rick Schultz talked more about the public cloud today and admitted it was a new frontier for the previously cloud-agnostic company.
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Oracle plans to acquire cloud-based sales force automation and customer service company RightNow for $1.5 billion, the company announced Monday morning.
Leo Apotheker, chief executive of Hewlett-Packard, said that his company will focus on three areas of leadership in the future: cloud computing, connectivity, and software.
Dell announced today that it will acquire network security firm SecureWorks. This is another acquisition aimed at preventing its smaller and mid-sized business customers from migrating to public cloud providers like Amazon.
Hewlett-Packard? They’re just a minor roadblock, according to Oracle CEO Larry Ellison.
Cloudkick, a developer of web applications that help manage cloud computing environments, announced today that it has agreed to be bought out by cloud computing provider Rackspace for an undisclosed sum.
Dell has picked up cloud storage provider Compellent for $820 million after losing out on its bid for storage provider 3Par a few months ago to Hewlett-Packard.
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Dell makes a good chunk of change off selling servers. The Texas-based company raked in $1.8 billion off server sales in the last quarter alone — which was up 20 percent from $1.5 billion the same quarter a year earlier.