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  • STORserver enters cloud business

    STORserver, a maker of backup appliances, announced private and public cloud backup services.

    10 April 13 20:11 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Dropbox to add single sign-on

    Dropbox, whose cloud storage and file-sharing application has been adopted by millions of consumers, will add single sign-on (SSO), its latest feature for businesses as it seeks to penetrate the workplace market.

    10 April 13 18:29 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • Navy CIO: Use the cloud, but be careful

    The U.S. Navy's CIO has directed that Naval information systems be migrated to commercial cloud service providers, but only for information that has already been approved for public release.

    10 April 13 18:23 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Gartner: Long hard climb to high level of cloud computing security

    It's still a long, hard climb to get to a high level of security in cloud computing, according to Gartner research vice president Jay Heiser, who said business and government organizations with sensitive data appear likely to hold back from cloud-based services until things improve.

    10 April 13 18:23 Written by Ellen Messmer
  • The state of cloud encryption: From fiction to actionable reality

    The risks of data privacy, residency, security and regulatory compliance remain significant barriers to cloud adoption for many enterprises. While encryption seems like an obvious solution, historically the technology produced usability issues for cloud applications. To complicate matters, putting encryption into the hands of cloud service providers still left the enterprise open to risks such as insider fraud, hacking and disclosure demands from law enforcement.

    09 April 13 18:21 Written by Debabrata Dash, Ph.D., chief scientist and architect, CipherCloud
  • EMC teams with Avaya (not Cisco) on communication pods

    Two stalwarts in the enterprise IT market joined forces today to release a unified communications stack that integrates hardware from EMC, virtualization technology from VMware and communications apps from Avaya. Perhaps most interesting about the news, though, is a company that was not involved: Cisco.

    09 April 13 17:06 Written by Brandon Butler
  • VMware sells Protect product family to LANDesk

    To further its concentration on software-defined data centers, hybrid clouds and end-user computing, VMware has sold the Protect product family to LANDesk.

    09 April 13 15:53 Written by Mikael Ricknäs
  • Amazon upgrades Elastic Beanstalk for .Net applications

    Amazon Web Services' Elastic Beanstalk for .Net applications now supports configuration files to simplify cloud setup and integration with Amazon's private cloud and relational database.

    09 April 13 13:23 Written by Mikael Ricknäs
  • XP migration easy pickings over, say experts

    The easy upgrades to Windows XP have already been done, migration experts said, predicting that a large number of enterprises will still be running the aged OS a year from now.

    09 April 13 10:59 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • Network heavy hitters to pool SDN efforts in OpenDaylight project

    Software-defined networking, a set of technologies to help networks better adapt to user needs with less manual effort, may at last be getting the common foundation it has needed for interoperability and efficient development.

    08 April 13 11:00 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • DHS shifts to cloud, agile development

    In a bid to improve its IT operations, the Department of Homeland Security has adopted agile development and is implementing cloud-based platforms.

    08 April 13 10:08 Written by Patrick Thibodeau
  • SAP's effort to get startups on HANA bandwagon chugging along

    SAP has spent the past year wooing entrepreneurs around the world in hopes they'll be entranced enough by its much-hyped HANA in-memory database to build products and even entire companies around the technology. On Friday, SAP brought the road show to Cambridge, Massachusetts, home of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a vibrant community of tech entrepreneurs.

    05 April 13 20:44 Written by Chris Kanaracus
  • Amazon Web Services and Google lower cloud pricing

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) has lowered the cost of running Windows on its cloud, while Google announced a reduction on all Compute Engine pricing. Google has also expanded the number of virtual servers users can choose from and made its cloud more Euro friendly.

    05 April 13 15:37 Written by Mikael Ricknäs
  • PostgreSQL releases updates to address high-risk vulnerability, other issues

    The PostgreSQL developers released updates for all major branches of the popular open-source database system on Thursday in order to address several vulnerabilities, including a high-risk one that could allow attackers to crash the server, modify configuration variables as superuser or execute arbitrary code if certain conditions are met.

    05 April 13 11:12 Written by Lucian Constantin

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