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A Bank-Free Cloud Payment App?

According to the findings for 2013 from the FDIC, 1/13 or just under 8% of households in the US were ‘unbanked’. This adds up to around 9.6 Million households, with an additional 24.8 million (20%) ‘underbanked’; this is where an individual has a ...

Self-Healing Virtual Machines Coming To Datacenter Near You?

One of the more exciting inventions in data center technology has been developed by a team of computer scientists from the University of Utah. The invention is being called A3 which is short for Advanced Adaptive Applications. The software sits as a ...

Goodbye Active Directory, Hello DaaS

There are few categories that have yet to be SaaS-ified and cloudified, and interestingly enough, the directory is one of them. Historically, directory services have been provided by on-premise systems such as Microsoft’s Active Directory (AD) or ...

The Perfect Storm – Service Aggregation, Automation and Management

As the Founder and CEO of CloudFX, I’ve been dedicated to truly understanding the state of IT in the APJC theatre at “ground zero” and unlike many analyst reports which would put forward the argument that Cloud is the future, Hybrid Cloud would be ...

Microsoft Migration Accelerator Preview Now Available

One of the biggest difficulties for development teams is figuring out how to port their legacy apps into the cloud seamlessly. If you use Azure to host your public cloud, you can begin using the free preview of the Microsoft Migration Accelerator. ...

Vantage Cloud Simplifies Cloud Compliance

Actiance is a global leader in information security. With a press release, the security giant has released details on its new secure cloud offering called Vantage Cloud. What is Vantage Cloud? The idea behind Vantage Cloud was to create a system ...

International Cloud Expo 2014 Held in Silicon Valley

It's hard to believe that it has been 15 years since the first International Cloud Expo, but it really did get its start in 1999. The next event will be held in Silicon Valley at the Santa Clara Convention Center. It starts on November 4 and runs ...

USAA Implements IBM’s Watson Engagement Advisor

In conjunction with USAA, military members will be able to utilize the power of IBM’s Watson in the cloud. Although Watson is widely remembered for winning Jeopardy championship a couple years ago, IBM hasn’t been able to garner consumer appeal with ...

IBM To Power California State’s CalCloud

IBM will provide Infrastructure-as a-Service to the State of California, with a private-public cloud service called CalCloud. The State of California will be the first State in US to have a private cloud specifically for government agencies and ...

US Softens Stance on Sensitive DoD Data in the Cloud

The United States’ Cloud First initiative was announced in 2010 and it enabled the US Federal government to get a head start on the cloud. This early investment has given different branches of government a new set of tools in order to use in their ...

The Cloud Blame Game: Netflix vs. Verizon

Netflix and Verizon have engaged in a battle where Netflix has thrown the first punches by displaying an error tailored to Verizon FiOS broadband customers specifically saying “The Verizon network is crowded right now. Adjusting video for smoother ...

Norton Zone to Discontinue Cloud Storage Service

Symantec operated Norton Zone and they have recently sent out a memo detailing the closure of the cloud storage service. It is unknown how many users this will affect however we speculate that there were not too many paying memberships on the Norton ...

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