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NxtGen adopts Cloudera analytics platform

NxtGen adopts Cloudera analytics platform

Cloud services firm NxtGen on Tuesday announced to adopt US-based analytics platform provider Cloudera`s "Analytics as a Service" offering which will be available at NxtGen`s nine data centres across India.

Apple signs up for Google's cloud services

Apple signs up for Google's cloud services

Apple currently also uses Inc`s and Microsoft Corp`s cloud services, but intends to end its reliance on all its rivals in the next few years, Recode said.

RCom rolls out cloud delivery network in 5 cities

Anil Ambani-owned Reliance Communications (RCom) Tuesday launched a next-generation cloud services delivery network in five cities of the country.

Microsoft to offer cloud services to Indian start-ups

Cloud services such as software as a service, platform as a service and infrastructure as a service are provided by vendors over the internet to enterprises across verticals to drive their businesses.

Oracle expands cloud services to take on Amazon, Microsoft

Oracle on Tuesday expanded its cloud service offerings with an emphasis on PaaS (platform-as-a-service)as it launched 24 new technologies aimed at leap-frogging over rival brands like Amazon, Microsoft and IBM.

Singtel buys US cyber security firm for $810 million

Singapore Telecommunications Ltd agreed to buy U.S.-based cyber-security firm Trustwave for $810 million, in a deal that will expand Southeast Asia`s largest telecommunications operator`s cloud-based services.

IBM says to invest $3 bn in 'Internet of Things' unit

IBM said a unit of the Weather Co will move its weather data services onto IBM`s cloud, so that customers can use the data in tandem with IBM`s analytics tools. 

Oracle expands India sales team to drive cloud services

Oracle on Thursday announced plans to expand its sales team in India by adding 300 executives as the tech giant targets the growing market for cloud services in the country and the Asia Pacific region.

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.

IoT market to reach $3 tn; 30 bn connected devices by 2020: IDC

The IoT ecosystem includes intelligent systems, network equipment, connectivity services, data integration, and often other types of software, applications, services and security.

'Cloud' lifts Microsoft earnings above expectations

Net profit in the quarter dipped to USD 4.5 billion from USD 5.2 billion in the same period a year ago, but topped most analyst forecasts.

Apple, IBM to develop Apps for iPhones, iPads

The agreement will also allow the New York-based software maker to sell iPhones and iPads with solutions targeting enterprise clients.

HP steps up in cloud with $1 bn investment

US computer giant Hewlett Packard Wednesday unveiled an expanded offering of Internet "cloud" services, pledging to invest USD 1 billion over the next two years.

Microsoft eyes 25 mn users in India for cloud services

Tech giant Microsoft Tuesday said it will offer its Office 365 Personal to allow access to applications like Word, Excel and Powerpoint to consumers in India at Rs 330 a month.

Majority say their firms implementing cloud services: Survey

VMware's fourth annual Cloud Index study, conducted by Forrester Research across 12 Asia Pacific countries including India, reveals that 89 percent of the respondents covered in India believe Cloud Computing is relevant to their firms.

Public cloud services in India to be worth $434 mn this year

As per Gartner, infrastructure as a service (IaaS), including cloud computing, storage and print services, is expected to grow 41.8 percent in 2013 to USD 62.5 million.

'Cloud-based security services mkt to reach $4.2 bn by 2016'

These services are also driving changes in the market landscape, particularly around a number of key security technology areas, such as secure email and secure Web gateways, remote vulnerability assessment, and Identity and Access Management (IAM), it said.

Global public cloud services mkt to be $131 bn in 2013: Gartner

Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), including cloud computing, storage and print services, is expected to continue as the fastest-growing segment of the market, to grow 47.3 percent in 2013 to USD 9 billion from USD 6.1 billion in 2012, Gartner said in a statement.

Cloud services market to surpass $326 mn in 2012: Gartner

Cloud computing enables companies to use software, applications and various services on pay-per-use basis, without the need to set up and own IT infrastructure.