Zynstra integrates Office 365 into hybrid cloud managed IT services for SMBs

Zynstra has announced a new product as part of its Hybrid Cloud portfolio of managed IT services for small to medium businesses (SMBs), enabling integration of on-premise systems with Microsoft’s Office 365 cloud suite. Available from 17 February, O365Connect has been developed in partnership with Microsoft and HP in order to provide the same control […]

Microsoft puts Scott Guthrie in charge of Cloud and Enterprise after Nadella CEO move

Microsoft has announced that Scott Guthrie, vice president for Windows Azure, is to take Satya Nadella’s place heading up the firm’s Cloud and Enterprise Group, at least for the short term. The move was announced during a Q&A session with Satya Nadella on the day it was disclosed that he had been selected as Microsoft’s […]

NetSuite thanks ‘unstoppable’ cloud computing demand for record Q4 results

NetSuite has posted record results for the fourth quarter and the whole of 2013, thanks to “unstoppable” demand for cloud computing among businesses. In the firm’s fourth quarter, which ran from October to December 2013, the firm made sales worth $115m, up eight percent from the third quarter, and an increase of 35 percent compared […]

Oracle adds Cloud Adapter for Salesforce.com to integrate with on-premise resources

Oracle is getting into the market for cloud integration tools with Oracle Cloud Adapter for Salesforce.com, which makes use of the firm’s Service-Oriented Architectures (SOA) Suite to help integrate data between the cloud and on-premise applications. Announcing the tool, Oracle said it has developed Oracle Cloud Adapters to enable organisations to integrate on-premise business applications […]

Verizon to offer Oracle Database and Fusion Middleware as enterprise cloud services

Verizon is extending its cloud computing portfolio to offer Oracle enterprise applications such as the Oracle Database and Oracle Fusion Middleware as software as a service (SaaS) that business customers will be able to access on a per-hour billing rate. Verizon announced its entry into the cloud computing arena last year, aiming squarely at enterprise […]

Dell teams with Red Hat to co-engineer private cloud products

AUSTIN: Dell has announced a new partnership with open-source software company Red Hat to engineer private cloud offerings built on both Dell infrastructure and the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform. Dell claims the deal makes it the first company to OEM the OpenStack platform, while at the same time help customers move to and […]