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CIOs say they support hybrid cloud but deployment remains low

A new survey of more than 10,000 IT professionals revealed that 64 percent think hybrid cloud services provide greater agility and security, yet only 27 percent have deployed a hybrid cloud. Still, that's a nine percent jump from where hybrid deployments were in 2013.  

VMware tweaks its cloud message--again

VMware is again rolling out some new cloud services--this time focused on hybrid and OpenStack--as the company works hard to stay competitive against the more established cloud vendors. 

Good targets SMBs, mobile first-timers with new cloud-based mobility suite

Good Technology is targeting small and medium-sized business, as well as large businesses that have bene reluctant to embrace mobility, with its cloud-based Good Management Suite.

AWS will need a differentiator to compete with Microsoft, Google for enterprise email

Amazon Web Services is continuing to target enterprise users, this time with a new email and calendar service. It'll have a tough time competing with the likes of Microsoft and Google, companies that are much more established. 

Microsoft revenues see very silver lining in the cloud

Microsoft Corp. posted quarterly revenues of $26.5 billion yesterday, which included news that its commercial cloud revenues grew by 114 percent. Clearly things are sunny for the firm's commercial cloud efforts.

Spotlight: Cloud storage services in a race to the bottom?

Forbes  contributor Ben Kepes has an interesting viewpoint about the cloud storage space.

BYOD is not rocket science--or is it?

As more companies grapple with the challenges of allowing employees to bring their own devices to work, they can perhaps gain some insight from a bunch of rocket scientists at NASA.

Enterprises use the cloud to drive digital transformation

A large number of organizations continue to use cloud computing to drive cost efficiencies. But new data reveals that many are also using the cloud to drive large-scale digital transformation.

Survey: 1 in 3 hybrid cloud systems managers lack proper training

It's easy to assume that hybrid cloud deployments are strictly for the commitment-phobic but there are plenty of reasons why it makes sense for companies to use a combination of public or private cloud and dedicated servers rather than choose a single option. 

Microsoft confirms axing of Public Website feature from SharePoint Online

Microsoft has confirmed that it will drop the Public Sites feature in SharePoint Online, and users are not happy.