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January 16, 2020
Google Cloud has rolled out a new Premium Support offering aimed at deep-pocketed enterprises with larger, more complex implementations. Experts say the timing is right.
August 07, 2019
Microsoft customers who want to deploy its software on dedicated cloud hosts, including Microsoft Azure, face new licensing terms as of Oct. 1.
June 13, 2019
The new Solix archiving product is the result of close development work with Microsoft. SolixCloud Enterprise Archiving features a focus on unstructured data.
January 18, 2019
Salesforce targets line-of-business experts and citizen developers with the Lightning Platform Mobile development system to build enterprise mobile apps.
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