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Martin Tantow is the Founder of CloudTimes. Founded in 2009, CloudTimes is a leading technology media property, dedicated to providing in-depth research and breaking news on Cloud Computing and related topics. Apart from its well-known news section, CloudTimes hosts the largest research database on the web, featuring free white papers, webinars and articles from leading IT companies.

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The Future of (Mobile) Cloud Computing

“The cloud” has revolutionized from being a substance-free buzzword, into a buzzword that brings significance to businesses. Companies such as Google, Amazon and Salesforce led the way for this transformation during the past years. Cloud services at home, in the workplace and in enterprises has increased significantly.

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Software, Internet & IT Infrastructure M&A Report: 2011

In this year of cautious optimism and grinding economic growth, it is safe to say that buying won in the proverbial buy versus build question. In 2010, many companies slashed costs and hoarded cash. However, in Q1 2011, the economy began to grow and growth expectations in the market elevated; as a result, equity investors favored growth companies.

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Microsoft Entering the Social Gaming Arena with the Cloud

Microsoft is helping game developers roll out games faster by offering them tools and, in return, having them host their games on Windows Azure. Microsoft launched this week at the Casual Connect in Seattle, a toolkit for developers that provides the basic code for a number of back-end game technologies which all game developers typically must build but find it time consuming to create.

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