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China To Allocate $1 Billion For Better Cloud Computing

Worldwide government spending on cloud computing continues to grow astronomically. According to the new ‘Red Cloud Rising’ report that was recently released by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, the Chinese government is moving ...

Japan Looks For Better Data Recovery

The Japanese government has taken great strides recently in moving nuclear data to the cloud in wake of the Fukushima disaster in 2011. The nuclear spill, arguably the worst in world history, has exposed many weaknesses in the setup of critical ...

Amazon And IBM Battle Over CIA Cloud Contract

Amazon Web Services and IBM are going punch for punch in the battle of securing a federal government cloud contract with the CIA. At this level, the potential revenue these technology behemoths can receive from Uncle Sam is enormous. Just over two ...

Centrify Offers Unified Identity Solution For Mac Users

Centrify Corporation, which offers a unified identity service across data center, cloud and mobile, is taking their active directory based authentication and single sign on to Apple’s Mac users. One main benefit companies will realize is a dramatic ...

Amazon Experiences Second Cloud Outage Within One Week

Amazon Web Services suffered a major cloud outage for roughly one hour yesterday which ultimately affected large online services such as Vine, Instagram, Flipboard and AirBnB. According to an official Amazon statement, “The root cause was a “grey” ...

Unisource Announces New Cloud Storage App

Unisource Worldwide Inc., a leading distributor of printing paper, packaging equipment/supplies and facility maintenance, announced today the near implementation of Visionvault, an innovative storage document application in the cloud. This will be ...

Webcor Moves To Cloud Storage

Another day, another niche industry moves to the cloud. If not, software is being built for these niches. Webcor, a San Francisco based construction business, has confirmed their decision to store data in the cloud. This comes as somewhat of a ...

Backup Service EVault Partners With Memory World

EVault, a company that delivers online backup and cloud recovery services, has announced this week the formation of a strategic partnership with Memory World in Singapore and the surrounding region. Memory World is a leader in distribution of ...

ARM's Answer To Cloud Security Vulnerability

Over the past several months, countless questions have arisen regarding the effectiveness of security within the cloud storage industry. This is due primarily to the direct admission of PRISM by the office of the director of National Intelligence. ...

IBM Expands Cloud Security Services

IBM has made yet another big announcement over the past several days, this time regarding their purchase of Israeli startup Trusteer. The deal is said to be worth more than $800 million which further cements Israel’s dominance in the global ...

SkyTouch: Cloud Software For Hotels

Discussing cloud storage options for business users generally makes people think of large financial corporations. However, Maryland based hotel chain Choice Hotels International announced on Sunday the use of a new advanced cloud platform called ...

Microsoft Offers Unlimited Cloud Storage For Xbox One

Roughly one decade ago, game consoles were the next big thing. As technology improved and people shifted into a more on-the-go mentality, the gaming sphere lost its momentum. The situation further deteriorated as console prices rose. There is not ...

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