Salesforce.com recently announced its Service Cloud app will offer native Facebook integration and other social media tracking and scoring tools.
A recent panel of defense and civilian agency CIOs discussed the notion that moving applications to the cloud computing does not mean giving up control of the data -- as long as you get a guarantee in writing.
Add transactional e-mail hosting and distribution to the list of services offered by Amazon Web Services.
Amazon Web Services this week took a significant step forward in making it easier for developers to deploy its apps to the company's widely used cloud services.
Mule ESB 3.1 adds new orchestration features, a new management console and new collaborative capabilities.
Rackspace Hosting today said it has acquired Cloudkick, a two-year old startup that offers tools to manage multiple cloud services.
Rackspace Hosting is looking to make cloud computing appealing to a broader set of customers that might not have the resources or acumen to manage systems and apps in the cloud.
Java Platform as a Service (PaaS) company CloudBees has acquired Stax Networks, the two companies disclosed this week.
Salesforce.com CEO Mark Benioff sees Cloud 2.0 on the horizon, and he believes that Ruby will be its lingua franca.
Billing it as the first database for the cloud, Salesforce.com today is announcing Database.com, targeted at next-generation enterprise apps.
Red Hat today said it has acquired Makara, a provider of software that will help the open source software provider accelerate the build-out its cloud services.
In mid-November CollabNet announced ScrumWorks Pro 4.5, an Agile project management tool that can be hosted in the cloud.
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Dell today said it will acquire Boomi, which operates a service designed to simplify the integration of cloud services with premises-based infrastructure.
CollabNet made a self-described "aggressive move" into cloud-based developer services recently by announcing it is acquiring Codesion, which hosts software version control services such as Subversion.
Microsoft kicked off its 2010 Professional Developers Conference (PDC) today by offering developers worldwide an update on its emerging cloud computing, Windows Phone and Internet Explorer 9 development platforms.
VMware last week announced an upcoming suite of cloud-based ALM tools for Spring developers.
Microsoft today announced a partnership deal with Cloud.com to help integrate Microsoft's proprietary hypervisor into the OpenStack project.
Government agencies will soon have access to storage, virtualization and Web hosting applications via Apps.gov, the General Service Administration's cloud-based storefront, government officials said yesterday.
A recent survey shows that one of the greatest challenges facing the adoption of cloud computing is that the industry isn't selling it very well.