Cloud Computing Article Archive:
Cloud backup vendors are racing to capture the accounts being abandoned by Symantec, as it plans to shutter its lackluster Backup Exec.cloud. Even Symantec is providing guidance on how customers can migrate away, providing a more orderly transition than other recent backup shutdowns.
IDC unveils its predictions for next year, with cloud, mobile and Big Data set to drive industry growth.
Symantec will discontinue Backup Exec.cloud, the cloud-based version of its popular Backup Exec product. The end of service is another retreat in Symantec’s reorganization to become more profitable. It’s also a sign of the stiff competition in the cloud backup segment.
Solution providers have less time than ever before to react to disruptive technologies if they hope to capitalize on the opportunity. Are you ready to act fast?
Uneven results among HP’s business units give the channel pause over HP, which may be steering the right course but is far from fully righting the ship.
Mozy, the EMC-owned cloud-based backup company, is looking to build momentum for its service by merging backup and file sharing functionality, as well as making it easier for solution providers to manage the service.
Distribution and channel veteran Joe Quaglia, who pioneered mobility and cloud computing systems, was promoted to president of the Tech Data’s Americas operations.
Dimension Data this week rolled out a new suite of SaaS hosting and application management services for growing partners and ISVs looking to simplify cloud hosting and management operations.
SkyKick, a provider of automation and management solutions for Microsoft Office 365, released two new tools to automate and simplify the migration of legacy licenses to the cloud-based platform. The continued development of similar tools reflects the growing opportunity for Office 365 professional and managed services.
Vendor Salesforce claims to be first enterprise cloud firm to smash the $1 billion quarterly mark as it eyes up its first $5 billion year.