In the Know: Top 5 Must-Read Cloud Stories, July 22
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, Fortinet and Aliyun.
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.
Microsoft reveals cloud growth but $3.2bn net loss in latest financial results. Microsoft’s commercial cloud revenue grew 88 percent – driven by Office 365, Azure and Dynamics CRM online, despite a $3.2 billion net loss for the second quarter of 2015.
Fortinet, NTT Comm Join Forces on Cloud, Network Security. Fortinet and NTT Com Security have formed a partnership that will include cloud security, firewall and network risk management, SIEM systems integration and SDN and virtualization.
Alibaba Cloud Division Aliyun Shares Cloud Privacy Commitment as it Vies for Global Business. Alibaba shared its “Data Protection Pact” on Wednesday, providing global customers assurances around ownership and transfer of data as it ramps up its international expansion.
SAP Second-Quarter Earnings Tempered by Cloud Demand. Germany’s SAP SE is also benefiting from increased cloud demand in the second quarter as sales rose 20 percent. And while licenses were weak, cloud-subscription momentum was strong, according to one analyst.
Dell CloudRunner Offers MSP Cloud Platform. Dell launched its CloudRunner offering this week, which provides a platform of services aimed mostly at the SMB space.