Oracle launches new cloud editions for integration

Global software major Oracle has announced two new additions to its cloud platform for integration -- a comprehensive set of integration services that enable users to quickly get on to on-premises and cloud-based applications.

Alibaba Group to invest $1.0 bn in cloud computing

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will invest $1.0 billion in its cloud computing arm to expand its international presence, the company said Wednesday, as it looks outside its core business and beyond traditional markets.

Global cloud IT infrastructure market up 25% in Q1: IDC

The industry segment had an estimated revenue of USD 5.01 billion in January-March quarter of 2014.

Cloud computing to ease healthcare access in Kolkata soon

A cloud-based application based on Big Data is being developed to ease access to healthcare facilities for masses in the eastern metropolis and connect rural areas to the city as well.

Alibaba's cloud computing unit to establish base in Dubai

The cloud computing unit of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding said it would establish a base in Dubai to seek business from companies and governments in the Middle East and North Africa.

IBM, Facebook in new marketing partnership

In other words, the customers will now be able to buy Facebook ads with combined data from Facebook and IBM`s Marketing Cloud. 

With cloud, Microsoft has real opportunity in India: Nadella

With the emergence of cloud computing, Microsoft has a real opportunity in India, the company's India-born CEO Satya Nadella has said.

Alibaba helps Sinopec with cloud computing, big data

The link-up was for technical services and did not involve equity cooperation, China Petroleum & Chemical Corp, or Sinopec, said on its official microblog. It did not say how much money was involved.

Google launches cloud service for ''cold data''

Google Inc introduced a cloud storage service for users to store "cold data" and access it much faster than traditional services.

Microsoft launches new cloud adoption programme for SMBs in India

Microsoft has rolled out a new cloud adoption programme for small and medium businesses (SMBs) in India, a company statement said here on Tuesday.

Alibaba opens US data centre in new challenge to Amazon

Chinese online giant Alibaba will open a data centre in Silicon Valley, it said Wednesday, challenging US rival Amazon in the field of cloud computing.

IBM targets $40 billion in cloud, other growth areas by 2018

International Business Machines Corp, which ruled computing in the age of the mainframe, is targeting $40 billion in annual revenue from the cloud, big data, security and other growth areas by 2018.

RComm targets Rs 400 cr revenue from cloud space in 2 years

Reliance Communications (RCOM) is looking at generating a revenue of Rs 400 crore from cloud- based and related services in the next couple of years, a senior company executive said Friday.

Amazon's cloud business a harder sell in post-Snowden era

In cloud computing, clients store and process data on remote servers accessed by the Internet, as opposed to storing information in local servers.

Tata Comm to provide cloud tech IZ0 across 100 nations by 2016

The IZO platform provides large business houses to jointly use their private IT network along with public network.

Cisco to set up $80 mn China cloud JV with TCL

Cisco Systems Inc will establish an $80 million joint venture with Chinese hardware manufacturer TCL Corp to invest in commercial cloud computing services, TCL said in a stock exchange filing on Thursday.

Top cloud Apps to store your data

The trend of cloud computing is picking up and more and more people are making use of this.

After Microsoft, Amazon may now set up data centre in India

World's largest e-tailer Amazon is evaluating setting up a data centre in India to tap into the multi-billion cloud opportunity in India.

SAP buys expenses software maker Concur for $7.3 bn

SAP has said it would offer $129 per share for Concur.

Infosys unveils cloud-based solution for clinical trials

India`s second largest IT firm Infosys Ltd Wednesday unveiled a cloud-based solution to speed up clinical trials and lower drug development costs.