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  • Afraid of floods and hackers? Put your data in space.

    Satellite-based data centers with room for petabytes of data may start orbiting Earth as early as 2019. But when it comes to keeping secrets safe from the long arm of the law, the black void may not be far enough.

    26 May 16 03:37 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Salesforce picks AWS as preferred public cloud provider

    Salesforce has named Amazon Web Services its preferred public cloud provider for services like Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, App Cloud and Analytics Cloud, expanding a partnership between the two companies to provide the backend for the popular software-as-a-service provider.

    26 May 16 09:22 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Cisco ACI and VMware NSX kumbaya?

    Comments by Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins last week that the networking giant is open to collaborations with VMware in virtual networking raise the question: Just how would Cisco's ACI and VMware's NSX platforms could work together?

    26 May 16 06:54 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Top 30 AWS cloud services

    Amazon Web Services consultancy 2nd Watch this week released the findings of an analysis of 100,000 public cloud instances to determine the 30 most popular services being used

    25 May 16 23:03 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Telstra focuses on cloud security with new investment

    Telstra’s decision to invest in California-based company vArmour was driven by witnessing the struggle businesses face when securing data centres, particularly heavily virtualized and cloud DCs.

    25 May 16 17:35 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Google says welcome to the Cloud 2.0

    Enterprises' initial entrance into the cloud is over and they are witnessing the arrival of the Cloud 2.0. That's the word from Diane Greene, senior vice president for Google's cloud businesses.

    25 May 16 06:33 Written by Sharon Gaudin
  • This site aims to be the Yelp of the SaaS world

    Online reviews have already transformed the way people choose everything from restaurants to respiratory therapists, and now SaasGenius wants to do the same for enterprise software in the cloud.

    24 May 16 09:10 Written by Katherine Noyes
  • Nvidia brings its Grid virtual desktop to the masses

    Nvidia is introducing a new graphics card option for its Grid virtual desktop system, promising to cut the costs of streaming graphics-intensive applications to employees.

    19 May 16 00:30 Written by James Niccolai
  • Where does IBM fit in the cloud market?

    Recently released reports from two investment research firms call into question just exactly where IBM fits in the cloud computing market. Deutsche Bank says IBM has “no chance” of catching AWS; UBS calls IBM one of the “Big 4” in cloud

    17 May 16 02:49 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Cloud: Just what the doctor ordered

    This week we've seen signs that two of the most security sensitive industries - health care and financial services - are warming to the idea of using cloud services.

    12 May 16 06:21 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Chicago bank finds public cloud ready for prime time

    The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago – which has $70 billion in assets – has undergone a two-year migration of its IT workloads into Amazon’s cloud, discounting the notion that the public IaaS is not ready for financial service customers.

    11 May 16 05:24 Written by Brandon Butler

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