Google Cloud hires another Oracle veteran for top role

Google Cloud hires another Oracle veteran for top role

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FILE PHOTO: The Google logo is pictured at the entrance to the Google offices in London, Britain January 18, 2019.REUTERS/Hannah McKaySAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s Google Cloud has hired Amit Zavery to lead one of its engineering teams, a company spokeswoman confirmed on Monday, making him the highest-ranking Oracle executive to reunite with former Oracle President Thomas Kurian since he became Google Cloud’s chief executive.

Microsoft Takes Aim at Amazon With a New Cloud Service

Microsoft Takes Aim at Amazon With a New Cloud Service

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On Tuesday, the company is opening to general availability a new service that competes directly with Amazon’s cloud offering.) And to make sure it’s taken seriously, Microsoft is committing to match Amazon’s prices for its cloud service, which is known as the Elastic Compute Cloud.

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Walmart Takes Aim at 'Cloud Lock-in'

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By Steve Lohr
October 14, 2015 11:00 am
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Walmart, the retail giant, has become an Internet powerhouse, employing more than 2,200 engineers today in Silicon Valley alone.They are working mainly on the cloud-based commerce technology behind the big Walmart and Sam’s Club shopping sites.

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Cisco Bets a Billion on the Cloud

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By Quentin Hardy
March 24, 2014 3:59 pm
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Even for the world of globe-spanning computer systems, Cisco is going big.On Monday Cisco Systems announced it would spend $1 billion on creation of an “Intercloud,” which promises to bridge multiple cloud-computing systems open to the public — like those offered by Amazon Web Services and Google Compute Engine — the private clouds of big companies and specialty cloud services for business.

Coming of Age in Cloud Computing

Coming of Age in Cloud Computing

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By Quentin Hardy
October 22, 2014 3:00 am
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PhotoWith each corporate cloud computing proposition, including those from the likes of Google, whose Oregon data center is seen here, there appears to be an increasing trend toward offering more flexible applications driven by software.Credit Connie Zhou/Google
Cloud computing isn’t merely changing the way much of the technology business works.

Powering Up the Cloud - The New York Times

Powering Up the Cloud - The New York Times

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By Quentin Hardy
May 1, 2013 6:00 am
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PhotoA new data switch made by Arista Networks.“This changes what people can do in a data center,” said Andreas Bechtolsheim, Arista’s co-founder and chief development officer.

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Scandal Involving Brazil President-Elect's Son Clouds Inauguration

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Americas|Scandal Involving Brazil President-Elect's Son Clouds InaugurationRIO DE JANEIRO — A lingering financial scandal involving Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro's son has soured his inauguration next week and tarnished the reputation of a far-right maverick who surged to victory on a vow to end years of political horsetrading.Jair Bolsonaro, Flavio Bolsonaro and the former driver, Fabricio Queiroz, have denied any wrongdoing.

VMware to acquire startup CloudHealth in push to grow cloud offerings

VMware to acquire startup CloudHealth in push to grow cloud offerings

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - VMware Inc will acquire CloudHealth Technologies as part of the information technology company’s continued push into cloud-based software services, the company announced on Monday.Key to this strategy has been the VMware Cloud on AWS partnership that makes it simple for enterprises to transition onto the cloud.

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Monitoring In the Cloud -

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With thousands of software applications flying around the cloud of a data center's computer servers and storage devices, things can get complex.There might be a business in explaining the story of their travels to overtaxed system managers.

Amazon's Boom in Cloud Partners

Amazon's Boom in Cloud Partners

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You can tell when a technology is really taking hold.On Tuesday, Amazon Web Services is having a meeting for developers and customers in San Francisco.

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ART IN REVIEW; Mike Cloud

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2Mike Cloud's abstract paintings come in two series.In some, small shapes cut from colored paper are fixed on top of the foil, so that flickering tones play on the silvery surface.

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Accenture Quarterly Revenue Beats on Digital and Cloud

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(Reuters) - Accenture Plc beat Wall Street estimates for first-quarter revenue on Thursday, as the consulting and outsourcing services provider reaped rewards from investments in digital and cloud services.Much of Accenture's recent growth has been driven by digital and cloud services, which include everything from managing clients' social media marketing strategies to helping them move to the cloud.

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Oracle Sees Strong Third Quarter on Cloud Strength, Share Rise

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(Reuters) - Oracle Corp on Monday forecast current-quarter profit above estimates after growth in its cloud services and license support unit helped the business software maker surpass Wall Street expectations for the second quarter.64 billion and beat analysts' estimate, as more companies shifted to cloud computing from the traditional on-premise database model to cut costs.

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Politics Cloud Felon Voting Rights Restoration in Florida

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8 rollout of a state constitutional amendment that could restore voting rights to more than 1 million ex-felons in Florida.The measure approved by more than 64 percent of Florida voters in November states that felons' "voting rights shall be restored upon completion of all terms of sentence," with exceptions for those convicted of murder or sexual offenses.