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SalesForce CRM

Salesforce forecasts lower revenue as cloud competition heats up

Salesforce.com has forecast first-quarter revenue below Wall Street’s estimates, casting a shadow on an upbeat performance in the third quarter, and sending its shares down 6...

vmware - software

Software company VMware forecast profits above expectations

VMware Inc on Tuesday forecast fiscal fourth quarter adjusted profits above expectations and the global demand for cloud computing pushed up sales.

Platform News: Baidu search engine in China

Baidu warns of ad revenue slowdown after quarterly results beat

Baidu has beaten quarterly revenue and profit estimates on the strength of its cloud business, but warned that China’s regulatory crackdown and the pandemic would weigh on ad...

Google Cloud

Google to invest $1 billion in CME Group, agrees cloud computing deal

Google has invested $1 billion in CME Group and has struck a separate deal to move the futures exchange operator’s trading systems to the cloud, the companies have said.

Platform News: Software titan Microsoft building

Microsoft rolls out new tech to connect its cloud to rivals

Microsoft Corp has announced a new round of technologies aimed at making its cloud computing services work in data centers it does not own – including the cloud data centers ...

Platform News: Software titan Microsoft building

Microsoft sees cloud business growth, but supply woes continue for Xbox

Microsoft has forecast a strong end to the calendar year thanks to its booming cloud business but said supply chain woes will continue to dog key units such as those producing its ...

Platform News: Big Tech

Study: EU tech rules should curb cloud computing providers

Draft EU rules to curb the power of Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook should also tackle cloud computing services providers over potential anti-competitive practices, a study said...

Aiven

Finland’s Aiven raises $60 million at $2 billion valuation

Finland-based cloud software firm Aiven has raised $60 million from existing investors World Innovation Lab, IVP and Atomico, giving the firm a valuation of $2 billion, it has said...

Backblaze

Cloud storage provider Backblaze files for US IPO

Cloud storage provider Backblaze Inc filed for a US IPO, cashing in on growing demand for cloud computing from businesses expanding their digital offerings during the COVID-19 pand...

OVHcloud

Computing firm OVHcloud IPO set to go ahead at low end of price range

French cloud computing services provider OVHcloud’s IPO is set to move ahead at a price of 18.5 euros per share, at the low end of the range, one of the banks in charge of th...

Platform News: Google

Google Cloud unveils carbon footprint tracker, satellite imagery suite

Google will tell its cloud customers the carbon emissions of their cloud usage and open satellite imagery to them for the first time for environmental analysis, as part of a push t...

Global Payments

Global Payments Chief Executive says its open to big deals again

Global Payments Inc CEO Jeff Sloan has said in an interview he would be open to a large acquisition again, two years after acquiring peer TSYS in a $21.5 billion all-stock deal, wh...

Thales

Thales partners with Google on secure cloud services

Defence company Thales and Google are partnering to offer state-vetted cloud computing services for the storage of some of France’s most sensitive data, the companies have sa...

Cloud IaaS

Bank of England: Big Tech cloud services could face resilience test

Amazon, Google and other tech companies providing cloud computing to banks in Britain may have to comply with minimum resilience standards and testing, a senior Bank of England off...

Microsoft Corp

Microsoft warns Azure customers of flaw that could have permitted hackers access to data

Microsoft has warned some of its Azure cloud computing customers that a flaw discovered by security researchers could have allowed hackers access to their data.

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