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China to Become #1 Cloud Market by 2024

China’s enormous population coupled with their appetite for technology will boost China into the #1 cloud marketplace between the years 2019 and 2024, says Laura Luo from CCTV. According to Zhang Yaqin, the Chairman of Microsoft China R&D, he ...

Web Hosting Tools: the Good, Bad, & Geeky

Web hosting needs a minimum of management. If your only management tool is your Internet connection for checking to see if your site is up; or your browser for uploading a new version of your HTML, you could be missing out. For instance, you might ...

Is RackSpace Considering Exit Options?

RackSpace has recently confirmed that they have retained Morgan Stanley in order to begin entertaining acquisition or partnership requests. As Cloud’s Big Three began their race to the bottom in regards to pricing, it left many industry analysts ...

SingleHop Snags $14.8M in Venture Financing

SingleHop is an innovative cloud solutions provider based in Chicago, IL. SingleHop has obtained over $42 million in capital which includes its recent acquisition of $14.8M in financing from Farnam Street Financial and Silicon Valley Bank. The ...

Cisco’s New Intercloud Partnerships

If you browse Cisco’s website, it is becoming difficult to find a page that does not contain the words “Internet of Everything.” IoE is more than just a buzz phrase in the Cisco community; it’s a new way of doing business. Several weeks ago, Cisco ...

1 in 3 Cloud Companies Face DDoS Attacks

Neustar recently published a report that covers the rise in popularity of DDoS attacks against cloud companies. Neustar’s report was titled “2014: The Danger Deepens – Neustar Annual DDoS Attacks & Impact Report.” The report suggests that up to ...

Backup at Work: Actions Speak Louder than Words

Do people really back up their data – or are they just saying they do? Even in today’s world of huge capacity drives and immediately accessible online backup, you’d be amazed at the number of users who simply don’t back up their data. While this may ...

Cloud Shakeup at SAP Leads to Restructuring

SAP recently axed their top cloud chief Shawn Price earlier this week. It seems as if SAP is looking to restructure its entire business and focus more on cloud. Reports suggest that SAP plans on cutting 1,500 to 2,500 jobs.  SAP currently employees ...

Bumpy Road for Adobe Cloud With 24hr Outage

Adobe's Creative Cloud service has been inaccessible through the normal login channels for the past 24 hours. This is a significant disruption to their loyal user-base that includes over 1.8 million designers, Web developers and other creative ...

GE will save $4 Billion with Cloud Overhaul

General Electric is one of the largest corporations in the world. GE seems to have a hand in just about everything including television networks, light bulbs, consumer appliances and even jet engines. It’s somewhat of a surprise that GE hasn’t ...

AWS CloudTrail Goes Live In Europe

Amazon Web Services is investing heavily in its European operations. Just last week, AWS began offering Desktops as a Service in the European region of their Cloud. This week, Amazon has released CloudTrail for EU residents. What is CloudTrail? This ...

Spotlight on Cloud Security at OpenStack Summit

The recent OpenStack summit was held in Atlanta on May 12th and 13th. It’s clear that security was a hot button topic as noted by both the presenters and attendees of the conference. This backs up the fact that industry reports suggest that many ...

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