Tag: Cloud software

Global Cloud

Microsoft reportedly in discussions with CISPE to remedy ‘unfair’ cloud software licensing practices

February 8, 2024

Via: Computer Weekly

Microsoft has reportedly opened discussions with the Cloud Infrastructure Service Providers in Europe (CISPE) trade body with a view to resolving concerns about how customers that run the tech giant’s online productivity tools on its competitors’ public clouds are charged. […]

Global Cloud

Cloud software giant Blackbaud Acquires Everfi for $750 million

January 3, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Cloud software giant Blackbaud has acquired social impact technology company Everfi for $750 million in a cash and stock deal. Blackbaud — which provides cloud software services to nonprofits, higher education institutions, K–12 schools, healthcare organizations, faith communities, arts and […]

Global Cloud

AWS customers and partners confident in CEO transition — for now

March 5, 2021

Via: CIO

The promotion of longtime Amazon Web Services chief Andy Jassy to CEO this summer suits the company’s customers and partners just fine — for now. “We expect little change to the innovative technologies Amazon has continued to provide its […]

Global Cloud

Cloud software helps ASU lean into hybrid learning

September 22, 2020

Via: CIO

No IT leadership job is quite like leading IT at a major university, which must accommodate the technology needs of thousands of new students each fall. The cornonavirus pandemic has compounded the challenges for this fall semester, as collegiate IT […]

Global Cloud

How Cloud Software and Service Providers Addressed an Education Crisis to Enable Remote Learning at Scale

August 13, 2020

Via: CIO

One immediate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic this past spring was the temporary shutdown of schools all over the world, leaving over 1 billion students without classrooms. Schools were forced to quickly launch and scale up virtual learning curricula. The […]

Service Models

VMware, Dell add heft to on-prem cloud service

May 20, 2020

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

Aiming to help customers handle growing on-premises workloads, VMware and Dell EMC have bolstered their co-developed cloud software. First introduced in 2018, VMware Cloud on Dell EMC is intended to help enterpise customers move on-premises infrastructure and workloads to the […]

Global Cloud

Cloud Platforms, Marketplaces, and Startups – Part One

January 15, 2020

Via: Cloud Tweaks

One of the most exciting recent developments in the cloud software business is the proliferation of partner ecosystems, with large public and late-stage private cloud companies creating their own marketplaces to offer ready-to-install, pre-integrated partner solutions. Salesforce, of course, started […]

Global Cloud

Nonprofit’s cloud migrations boost business agility

December 29, 2016

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

The Muscular Dystrophy Association has jettisoned several manual business processes and legacy technologies in favor of cloud software as the nonprofit organization seeks greater operational efficiencies at a lower cost. The IT modernization, which includes email, CRM, human resources and […]

Cloud Clients

IBM tools, what cloud software actually looks like

February 17, 2016

Via: Thoughts on Cloud

How does software really work in the cloud and what does it look like? Okay hang on, before you answer that, how does software application development actually work in the cloud computing model of online-connected software-defined virtualization and abstraction? These […]

Cloud Clients, Service Models

Scaling Efficiently in the Cloud with Software Innovation

February 2, 2016

Via: Data Center Knowledge

With more than 600,000 direct customers and 2 million customers indirectly through resale partnerships, Hostway Services, Inc., a provider of cloud, managed, Web and hybrid hosting, has emerged as one of the largest cloud hosting and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) providers in […]