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XO targets Amazon Web Services customers with managed security bundle

XO Communications has developed a new managed security bundle in partnership with BAE Systems and Fortinet, targeting Amazon Web Services Direct Connect service customers.

Netflix transitions 100% of IT services into the cloud, citing reliability, ability to scale

By the end of the summer, Netflix will run all of its IT services in the public cloud. The SVOD provider said it is shutting down its last data center soon, the culmination of an initiative that began seven years ago.

BT sees SME cloud adoption rising 15 percent year-over-year

UK-based small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) continue to find value in cloud-based services. Joint research conducted by BT Business and the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) revealed that that SME adoption of cloud services rose 15 percent in the past year.

Cloud services to drive 50 percent of server shipments by 2017, says research firm

Cloud service adoption will provide benefits to server vendors. Beginning in 2015, a Dell'Oro Group report says, cloud data centers will become the key growth driver for server shipments while shipments into enterprise data centers will drop.

CenturyLink extends hybrid cloud services to HP customers

CenturyLink is deepening the reach of its cloud services reach by making its hybrid IT solutions available to HP's customers.

CenturyLink to hold big data, cloud security forums for CIOs

CenturyLink is going educate more of the IT community about the emerging cloud services trends that are affecting IT departments inside businesses via a multi-city tour that will feature industry analysts and the telco's customers.

Hybrid cloud has benefits, but complexity slows movement, panelists say

DALLAS--Hybrid cloud can offer a number of benefits for a large enterprise--including the ability to offload nonessential functions like managing e-mail--but security and a loss of control over private data means uptick is slower than expected.

NTT to extend software-based cloud service to 17 data centers by end of 2015

DALLAS--NTT Communications has set an ambitious path for its software-defined networking (SDN)-based cloud services portfolio with plans to make it available in 17 of its global data centers by the end of this year.

TiVo adds Plex cloud media management system to Roamio, other set-tops

NEW YORK--DVR manufacturer TiVo will integrate Plex, a cloud-based personal media management and streaming system, into its service offerings beginning June 8, according to Plex's Scott Olechowski, co-founder and chief product officer. The announcement was made during a keynote here at Streaming Media East.

Amazon Web Services outshines Microsoft, IBM in the cloud market, says Synergy

Amazon Web Services (AWS) continues to outshine its four key competitors in the cloud infrastructure market, according to a new Synergy Group report.