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Microsoft Outlines Massive Azure Additions

Microsoft's Windows Azure platform will be receiving support for both Linux and IaaS, and is refocusing its cloud offering as a hybrid product.

HP Extending Cloud Support to Amazon Web Services

Hewlett-Packard announced this week that it is extending links to Amazon Web Services EC2 as well as its own forthcoming HP Cloud service.

Red Hat Unveils Hybrid Cloud Management Platform

Red Hat today announced the general availability of Red Hat CloudForms, a new open source, hybrid cloud platform aimed at heterogeneous enterprise environments.

Oracle's Public Cloud Launch Set for June 6

Oracle announced it will release its public cloud platform as a service (PaaS) on Wednesday, June 6.

Agile Platform 7 Simplifies Adoption of DevOps

Agile Web apps toolmaker OutSystems released the latest version of its Agile Platform environment earlier this month.

Java PaaS CloudBees Adds High Availability Plugin to Jenkins

The company recently announced five new plugins, including a High Availability (HA) plugin.

Security Alliance Proposes Cloud Certification Framework

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has disclosed plans to offer a certification program for providers of cloud-based products and services.

Informatica 9.5 Platform Adds Extended Hadoop Support

Informatica will be updating its flagship Informatica Platform to facilitate the integration of big data with legacy and cloud-based repositories.

OpenShift PaaS Roadmap for Enterprises Outlined by Red Hat

Red Hat said it plans to extend its platform as a service (PaaS) OpenShift operating environment to enterprises building private and hybrid clouds, according to an announcement made on Wednesday.

Amazon's Cloud Services Adds Support for ASP.NET, SQL Developers

Amazon Web Services launched Amazon Relational Database Services on Monday for Microsoft SQL Server and ASP.NET support for AWS Elastic Beanstalk.

Windows Azure Devs Get Telephony and Text Messaging APIs

On Wednesday Microsoft announced that it has signed a deal with Twilio that will give developers the ability to have voice and SMS-enabled applications run on the Windows Azure cloud service.

CollabNet Launches ALM Platform CloudForge

CollabNet, a distributor of the Subversion open-source application lifecycle management (ALM) platform, is bringing its source version control (SVC) technology to the cloud.

Titanium Cross-Mobile Dev Platform Updated for Cloud

Appcelerator, a Mountain View, Calif.-based mobile platform company, has just released a new version of its open source Titanium application development platform.

Java PaaS CloudBees Donates 5 Plugins to Jenkins

Java Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider CloudBees continues its support of the open-source, Java-based Jenkins continuous integration (CI) tool by contributing five plugins to the community.

HP's Converged Cloud Provides Architected Path

Hewlett-Packard recently announced its Converged Cloud strategy the company said aims to combines private, managed and public clouds with traditional IT.

Rackspace Moves its Cloud Servers to OpenStack

Rackspace, the first OpenStack co-sponsor and co-contributor along with NASA, announced its cloud compute service is now based on the OpenStack platform.

IBM Announces New Line of Private Cloud Products

IBM last week announced it will deliver cloud-focused hardware and software for enterprises, hosting facilities and cloud service providers.

Amazon Appstore Adds In-App Purchasing API

The Amazon third-party developer community, which has been growing quickly through the success of the Kindle Fire, is likely to pick up even more steam with its announcement of the In-App Purchasing API.

Cloud Foundry Celebrates First Year, Releases Deployment Tool

VMware celebrated the first anniversary of its Cloud Foundry platform-as-a-service (PaaS) today with a mid-day party, the announcement of several new partnerships and the launch of a new deployment tool.

eXo To Offer Cloud-Based 'Intranet-as-a-Service'

eXo, the French company best known for its GateIn-based enterprise Java portal, on Monday released a free public beta of eXo Cloud Workspaces, a new social "intranet-as-a-service" solution.

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