In the Know: Top 5 Must-Read Cloud Stories, July 20
Every day Talkin’ Cloud pulls out five must-read cloud computing stories from the news cycle for its readers to review. Today’s column features Microsoft, Dell and VMware.
Some of these stories have been gathered from Talkin’ Cloud’s article database or that of its sister sites, while others have been collected from elsewhere on the Internet. If we missed something, feel free to leave a comment below. We love to know what headlines are grabbing your attention.
Here’s today’s list of must-read cloud computing stories.
Report: Microsoft Plans to Acquire Israeli Cybersecurity Firm Adallom for $320M. Microsoft plans to acquire Israeli cybersecurity company Adallom for $320 million, according to a report in the
Dell Extends Hybrid Cloud Platform to Azure. Dell added support for Windows Azure Pack and enhanced support for Microsoft Azure to its cloud management software on Monday.
VMware Earnings Preview: Hybrid Cloud, SDN, End-User Computing To Boost Services Revenues. VMware is scheduled to announce its second quarter earnings on Tuesday. Management expects 2015 revenues to be 9-11 percent higher than 2014 at about $6.6 billion.
Survey: Reduced Cost, Increased IT Efficiency Main Reasons for Cloud Migration. A majority of IT professionals are interested in switching to the cloud to reduce overall costs and improve company efficiencies, according to a new survey from hybrid cloud financial management software provider Cloud Cruiser.
ComputeNext Launches Cloud Training Program for Channel Partners. Cloud services brokerage ComputeNext launched a new training program for the channel, called CloudEd, which aims to help cloud resellers migrate wary customers to cloud-based solutions.