Google slashes cloud prices 
Down 10% across all instance types.
 
Rackspace makes 99.99% uptime guarantee  
Will pay compensation if private cloud SLA is broken.
 
Amazon and Microsoft spend big on Google 
The cosy commercial relationship of fierce cloud competitors.
 
How IBM can support Apple’s thermonuclear war with Google 
Latest episode in complex history of IBM, Microsoft, Apple and Google.
 
Apple slaps down Google with iOS 8 privacy pledge 
New encryption will also impede law enforcement requests.
 
Lack of 'coke and hookers in the cloud' is good for channel 
[Blog post] If the vendor isn't showing love, partners can pick up the slack.
 
Rackspace to stay independent, names CEO 
Ends months of rumours and speculation.
 
The richest of the rich: top 10 tech billionaires 
Who passed Michael Dell and founders of Google on Bloomberg's rankings?
 
US telco giant CenturyLink has eyes on buying Rackspace 
Adds to speculation that data centre provider might go private.
 
Google is giving $100k to new data centre users 
Freebie offer for startups should win cloud market share.
 
Google downplays leak of five million Gmail passwords 
Claims "anti-hijacking systems" would have blocked access anyway.
 
Rackspace to ramp up "born-in-cloud" channel 
 
Google wants partners to diversify beyond Google Apps 
 
Dialog's stratospheric Google ambitions 
Australia's first astronaut helps Brisbane partner woo govt buyers.
 
Google reveals why we'll buy smartwatches 
 
Google rebrands Enterprise unit 
 
10 things we learned this week 
'Roid rage, Tasmanians, Indians and the cost of living.
 
Dropbox matches Google Drive with $10 plan 
Cloud storage race to the bottom continues.
 
News Corp's CRM mastermind joins Salesforce partner 
 
10 things we learned this week  
A dairy-free diet and where to put your floppies.
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Issue: 331 | September 2014

CRN Magazine looks in-depth at the emerging issues and developments for the channel, and provides insight, analysis and strategic information to help resellers better run their businesses.