In The Know: Top 5 Must-Read Cloud Stories, July 6
Every morning Talkin' Cloud pulls out five must-read cloud computing stories from the news cycle for its readers to review. Today's column features Oracle, Microsoft and Red Hat.
Every morning Talkin’ Cloud pulls out five must-read cloud computing stories from the news cycle for its readers to review. Today’s column features Oracle, Microsoft and Red Hat.
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.
Oracle expands APAC workforce in effort to expand cloud biz. Oracle has hired more than 800 new salespeople in Asia Pacific, just three months after the company launched a campaign to increase its sales workforce by 1,000 to capitalize on growing demand for cloud.
Microsoft to Hike Azure Cloud Services Prices Outside of US Due to Significant Change in Currency Exchange Rates. Microsoft will be raising Azure prices outside of the US to keep up with changes in foreign exchange currency rates. In Australia, the prices will increase by up to 26 percent starting August 1, 2015.
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Red Hat Rolls Out Linux for SAP Hana Cloud on AWS. Red Hat Enterprise Linux certified for SAP Hana is now available on Amazon Web Services, making it simpler for AWS customers to spin up Hana in a production environment.
The story of Yamaha should terrify HP, Dell, Cisco, and anybody else who sells hardware. Yamaha moved nearly all of its servers to AWS, abandoning its data centers to save around $500,000 per year. The company worked with AWS partner 2nd Watch to migrate its data, servers and apps to Amazon’s cloud and provide it with ongoing cost management tools.
City of Chicago to Tax Cloud Streaming Services Starting Sept. 1. Chicago is launching a mandatory nine percent tax collection on streaming and cloud services starting on September 1. The move is expected to bring in about $12 million per year.