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Headlines for Cloud
IBM Cloud First to Offer Latest NVIDIA GRID with Tesla M60 GPU, Speeding Up Virtual Desktop Applications
NVIDIA GPU accelerators on IBM Cloud deliver breakthrough performance for graphics-accelerated applications, big data analytics, HPC, AI and cognitive workloads.
IBM Scientists Achieve Storage Memory Breakthrough
Technology can speed up machine learning and access to the Internet of Things, mobile phone apps and cloud storage
Oracle is on a Roll Trying To Dominate CRM and Cloud Services
Once notable for its co-founder's dismissal of cloud computing, Oracle has taken big steps recently to strengthen its cloud-service offerings, especially those focused on the customer-facing side of business, i.e., customer relationship management.
Gartner Says Public Cloud Services in India Forecast to Reach $1.26 Billion in 2016
The highest growth will come from cloud system ifrastructure services, which is projected to grow 32.5 percent in 2016, with platform as a service (PaaS) projected to grow 31.7 percent.
Deimos-1 Data of the Contiguous United States, Cloud-Free, Every Month, Now Flowing to the UrthePlatform

Oracle Buys Opower
Together, Oracle and Opower Will Become the Largest Provider of Mission-Critical Cloud Services to the $2.3 Trillion Utilities Industry
IBM Launches First Highly Secure Blockchain Services for Financial Services, Government and Healthcare on IBM Cloud
Empowers developers to run IBM’s Blockchain using Docker containers
Infosys and Amazon Web Services Collaborate to Accelerate Cloud Migration

Project Infinite from Dropbox Brings Cloud-Stored Data to Desktop
Judging by the responses from users on Twitter, Dropbox' new technology for accessing cloud-based files from the desktop will be a welcome and much-needed improvement.
C.A. Mobile Increases Infrastructure Flexibility with Red Hat and Dell OpenStack Cloud
C.A. Mobile collaborates with Red Hat and Dell to build a scalable infrastructure to help meet traffic demand changes on popular artists’ websites
Australian and New Zealand Businesses Too Enthusiastic About Cloud

IBM and Box to Enable Local Data Storage in Europe and Asia with Box Zones and IBM Cloud

Rackspace Simplifies Cloud Adoption for Companies by Delivering Managed Private Cloud Everywhere
Rackspace announced companies can run a fully-managed private cloud  in any data center around the world without bearing the high cost, risk and operational burden of doing it themselves.
Intel makes move to the cloud faster, easier
New Intel SSDs, including Intel’s first 3D NAND drives optimized for cloud and enterprise workloads, deliver fast, dependable data access.
Microsoft opens cloud services to select Canadian clients with new data centres
Some Canadian companies and governments may finally start using Microsoft Canada Co.’s cloud computing services without fear that sensitive information might flow over the border, thanks to the arrival of two new data centres.
Lixar awarded Microsoft Gold Application Development and Silver Cloud Platform Partner designation

Guiding Eyes Turns to IBM Cloud to Improve Access and Analysis of Canine Data
IBM announced that Guiding Eyes for the Blind, a non-profit organization dedicated to the breeding, raising, training and placement of service dogs with people who are blind or visually impaired, is adopting the IBM Cloud for better management and faster access to its increasing canine data.  
IBM Opens Bluemix Garage in Europe to Fuel Cloud Development
Based in Nice, France, IBM’s fourth Bluemix Garage will help transform how apps are built with IBM Cloud
The internet of things from a single source: Bosch launches cloud for its IoT services
In the Bosch IoT Cloud, the international supplier of technology services runs various applications for its connected mobility, connected industries, and connected buildings businesses.
Salesforce Financial Services Cloud Now Live
Aimed at a new generation of investors who want anywhere, anytime access to their financial advisors, Salesforce's new Financial Services Cloud features a variety of capabilities for portfolio management, prospecting, data management and other tasks.