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Introducing Heroku Button

At Heroku, we want to make the process of deploying, running and updating code simple and easy. To that end, we’re launching the Heroku Button: a …

Amazon and Google are in an epic battle to dominate the cloud—and Amazon may already have won

In technology, it’s sometimes good to let a pioneer figure out the pitfalls of a new market. Apple’s iPod transformed music listening after countless lesser MP3 players failed to make a real dent.<p>Google is now trying to do something similar in cloud computing. The company last month announced price …

Cloud Computing

Alibaba’s Cloud-Computing Unit To Open First Hong Kong Data Center

Alibaba Group’s cloud computing unit, called Aliyun (or AliCloud), said today that its first data center in Hong Kong will launch on May 12. This is significant because it marks Aliyun’s first step toward international expansion. The announcement comes less than a week after Alibaba filed for its …

The Private Cloud: There are Silver Linings Here

This post is brought to you by Comcast Business. <br>Follow us @comcastbusiness.<p>The ‘private cloud’… Isn’t that just an internal network with a fancy name?<p>‘Private cloud’ is the phrase used to describe a cloud computing platform that is implemented inside the corporate firewall. But it is managed by …

Here's Why Instagram's Demographics Are So Attractive To Brands

Instagram is telling advertisers that early photo ads have generated great results and that one client, Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, reached 9.8 million people in the U.S. aged 18 to 35 in eight days.<p>Before buying Instagram ads, advertisers need to understand who is on the social network.<p>Over 90% of …

Amazon keeps up cloud momentum with higher speed storage and retrieval

In the past week, ‪Amazon Web Services has been pushing its competitors hard on multiple fronts, and the onslaught continues today with the release of instances relying on fast solid state drives, which executives announced just a month ago.‬<p>The new instances, which run on physical servers to …

Whatever happened to the pay-as-you-go beauty of SaaS?

Remember when the touted advantage of Software-as-aService was that whole pay-as-you-go model where you could add/subtract users at will and avoid …

Why digital storage is the next hockey stick market in tech

If you wanted an image to define success in the technology industry, it would be tough to beat the hockey stick.<p>The proverbial “hockey stick demand …

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