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Nearline Storage by Google Cheaply Stores Infrequently Used Data

There’s several cases in which an organization would need to store data long term but not access it frequently. Google’s cloud platform now contains a feature called Nearline Storage, which is design to facilitate such a task at a cost similar to ...

FREAK Vulnerability Impacting Top Cloud Services & Websites

Skyhigh Networks claims that as of early Friday AM, 766 cloud providers have not yet remediated the FREAK vulnerability on their systems. Skyhigh didn’t specifically name some of the services; although, Skyhigh notes that some of the offenders ...

Cloud Ethics: Where’s The Line?

Cloud computing is no longer a mere buzzword; as noted by ITProPortal, 93 percent of organizations now run at least one app in the cloud or are experimenting with Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Public clouds remain the most popular choice with ...

Infosys Acquires Panaya for Cloud ERP & Automation

Infosys has reportedly spent $200M in a deal to acquire Panaya. Infosys, which is based in India, has made its mark on the IT industry by providing consulting, software engineering and outsourcing services. The purchase of Panaya will help Infosys ...

Digium Releases Switchvox Rescue; Cloud Hosted UC for Business Continuity

Business continuity is always a hot topic among corporate brass. How do organizations solve the problem of continuing business during an event such as a power outage? Digium has released its take on how to solve the business continuity conundrum by ...

Cloud/Enterprise Management Conference Announced for April 21-22

Cloud / Enterprise Management Conference has been announced and its being brought to you by Penton Technology. The C/EMC conference is being held on April 21st-22nd at the TradeWinds Island Resort near St. Petersburg Beach, Florida. Registration is ...

Amazon EC2 Auto Recovery Functionality Now Live

System failures can happen for a whole variety of reasons. Instead of increasing downtime while searching for the root cause, Amazon has announced a new feature on its EC2 node simply entitled "Auto recovery." The new auto recovery functionality ...

How to Keep Your PC Safe From PUP’s

Have you run into PUPs lately? No, not the cute and cuddly kind, but the annoying Potentially Unwanted Programs that Internet surfers frequently come across. These PUPs are almost like canines – sneaking their way into your home without you knowing. ...

Protecting Corporate Data: Embrace Shadow IT from the Inside Out

In this day and age of enterprise mobility and competitiveness, there is a strong demand to have documents available anywhere at any time. As a result, the majority of people have embraced the trend of using their own mobile devices and various ...

How to Minimize Communication Costs for SMB's Using VoIP

Having a way to communicate with your employees and customers is important for business of all sizes. If you currently own or run a small business, having a business phone line can be quite expensive. This is why a lot of small businesses are ...

Using Data Centers as a Heating Source

Researchers have raised questions about how to make data centers more efficient. More specifically, scientists have posed the question: “What can data centers do with wasted heat?” Studies conducted at Villanova University show that data centers are ...

John Engates Rackspace's CTO's 2015 Cloud Predictions

Recently Rackspace hosted a google+ cloud hangout from ‘The Castle,’ Rackspace’s San Antonio headquarters in Texas. It was hosted by Alan Bush and Drew Cox along with Rackspace CTO, John Engates. The hangout covered a post on the Rackspace blog ...

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