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  • SugarSync rolls out remote wipe for PCs and Macs

    With the new Remote Wipe feature, both business and individual users can remove all of their synced files from a PC or Mac in the event of a loss or theft.

    06 June 13 19:20 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Cloud computing is about to get personal

    While businesses have been deploying cloud technology for some time, it's only recently that personal cloud services have emerged. The advent of the personal cloud means content, applications and computing power can move off the device. So, will we still need sophisticated tablets, PCs and smartphones if the power resides elsewhere?

    06 June 13 16:31 Written by Patrick Lo, chairman and chief executive officer, NETGEAR
  • Lenovo launches cloud storage service with access to social networks

    Lenovo will enter the cloud storage market with a service that offers a single sign-on ID to access social networks, favorite applications, as well as a file manager with a search engine to help users find files, photos and other digital media.

    06 June 13 16:11 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Hot cloud products IT pros swear by

    Spending on cloud services is so far just a fraction of total IT spending -- roughly 3 per cent -- but the market is growing. IT pros explain what they like about their favourite cloud-based security, storage and management services.

    06 June 13 14:32 Written by Ann Bednarz
  • Amazon's RDS database gets SLA, becomes generally available

    After three and a half years in operation, Amazon Web Services' RDS is finally generally available, and users can also get a service-level agreement if they choose to run the database in multiple places.

    06 June 13 10:40 Written by Mikael Ricknäs
  • Q&A: Microsoft hybrid Cloud push promises benefits for IT, end users, pocketbook

    Brad Anderson, Microsoft vice-president of Windows Server and System Center, keynoted at the company's user conference TechEd North America 2013 this week, dishing out over a span of two hours a smorgasbord of new versions of platforms, most notably Windows Server, SQL Server, Visual Studio and System Center that encourage business use of Cloud services.

    05 June 13 18:25 Written by Tim Greene
  • Microsoft overhauls pricing for Azure Web services

    Microsoft is cutting prices for many of its Azure services and revamping how it charges for many of its services, the company said during its TechEd North America 2013 keynote.

    04 June 13 15:04 Written by Tim Greene
  • IBM buys SoftLayer as part of public cloud push

    IBM has signed an agreement to acquire SoftLayer Technologies, as it looks to accelerate the build-out of its public cloud infrastructure. The company is also forming a services division to back up the push.

    04 June 13 14:13 Written by Mikael Ricknäs
  • Get ready for a flood of new Hadoop apps

    The latest release of Apache Hadoop code includes a new workload management tool that backers of the project say will make it easier for developers to build applications for the big data platform.

    03 June 13 21:27 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Microsoft TechEd focuses IT pros on the 'Cloud OS'

    For the kickoff of Microsoft's annual North American TechEd conference, the company is urging administrators and IT professionals to think of it as the provider of the "Cloud OS."

    03 June 13 19:33 Written by Joab Jackson
  • TechEd: Microsoft preps system software for cloud usage

    Microsoft is updating a number of its IT infrastructure and development tools to work more seamlessly with its Azure hosted cloud services, including Windows Server, System Center, Visual Studio and SQL Server.

    03 June 13 13:35 Written by Joab Jackson
  • Zoho launches Pulse business social-network app

    Zoho is getting into the business social-networking game with a new product called Pulse, which also ties back to many of its other applications.

    30 May 13 16:07 Written by Chris Kanaracus