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Amazon Cloud Service Growing

Amazon’s cloud offering, known as Amazon Web Services, or AWS, is growing.  This is not just is absolute terms but in relation to the rest of Amazon’s business as well.  Amazon describes its AWS business as: “a broad set of … Continue reading

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Dropbox Raises A Few Million Ahead Of Reported IPO

Dropbox conducts private placement; raises cash ahead of purported IPO. Dropbox has been one of the more anticipated IPO candidates for a while.  Rumor has it that rival Box beat it to the punch with a confidential IPO filing after … Continue reading

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SunGard to Spinoff “Availability Services” Business – Disruption From The Cloud

SunGard announced plans to spinoff its Availability Services division, much like the missing “u” in its name, as the Cloud disrupts its business. SunGard to Spinoff Availability Services Business   SunGard Data Systems Inc. is of the world’s leading software … Continue reading

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Aspect Software to Acquire Voxeo To Bolster Leadership In Outbound Contact Center And To Use The Word “Cloud”

At last six times in the press release, which served up additional ads mentioning “Cloud.” Well done. Aspect Software announced it is acquiring Voxeo Corporation in a $150 million merger. Aspect is a “leading provider of fully-integrated customer interaction management, … Continue reading

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Elliott Turns Its Attention To NetApp

Hot off of its victory with Hess, Elliott Associates turns its focus to NetApp. Elliott Management has reportedly acquired a significant stake in NetApp Inc. (NTAP) and will press the company to change its board and boost shareholder value.  NetApp … Continue reading

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