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Oracle's Hurd describes dire consequences of failing to spend on IT

With rapid technological change across industries and in consumer segments, Oracle CEO Mark Hurd said that companies will have to invest more in IT and pay attention to the millenial generation in order to thrive. 

Upcoming LibreOffice Online wants to compete with Google Docs, Office 365

Work has started on the creation of an online service-based on LibreOffice to compete with Google Docs, Office 365.

Box hires former federal CIO to lead government push

Enterprise cloud storage service Box continues its push into the government sector by hiring someone who knows a thing or two about the federal landscape. Sonny Hashmi, the former CIO for the U.S. General Services Administration, is taking up a post as Box's managing director for government.

SkyKick Office 365 Migration Suite now available via Microsoft's IUR program

Migrating data to the cloud is no picnic, so anything that makes the process a little easier is always welcome relief. 

The cloud now a favorite target for cybercriminals

A new IT security study on malware concludes that the cloud will increasingly become a favorite target for cybercriminals.

Systemware launches Cloud Content 6.0, ECM with a nod to IT pros

ECM vendor Systemware released  Cloud Content 6.0  this week. It includes tools and functionality designed to make life easier for IT professionals as well as content administrators.  

IBM: Twitter data can help forecast demand, identify trends

IBM said it has worked with 150 customers in retail, agriculture, healthcare and other industries on mining Twitter data and is now rolling out a couple more services aimed at making it easier for more businesses to tap into this data source. 

SAP's McDermott: 'There are no backdoors in SAP technology, period'

At CeBit on March 16, SAP CEO Bill McDermott again sought to distance the company from a recent report alleging that SAP helps the NSA spy on businesses. 

Microsoft adds lithium-ion batteries to open server design

Microsoft has introduced the use of lithium-ion batteries in its open server design, in a move it says will help to eliminate the need for buying UPS appliances.

Google launches Nearline Storage to go against Amazon Glacier

Google has launched Nearline Storage for cold storage, pitching itself against Amazon Glacier with data availability pegged at just three seconds.