Cloud computing is the new hot trend, but anyone business that has tried to move itself into the cloud has generally been in for a shock. Yes, the cloud may be cheaper than owning servers, but it has its own painful issues. Enter startup Standing Cloud, which wants to make the jump to the cloud into a cake walk.
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Oracle further satisfied its voracious appetite for acquisitions Tuesday, announcing plans to snap up e-commerce software maker Art Technology Group in a $1 billion deal.