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  • Xen Project discloses serious vulnerability that impacts virtualized servers

    The Xen Project has revealed the details of a serious vulnerability in the Xen hypervisor that could put the security of many virtualized servers at risk.

  • How one user (successfully) managed the Amazon cloud reboot

    Kevin Felichko didn't get as much sleep as he wanted to on Monday night.

  • Mobile developers get offline sync in new Amazon SDK

    With features such as offline sync in the new version of its Mobile SDK, Amazon Web Services is hoping to lure developers away from the cloud services offered by Google and Apple.

  • Rackspace rebooting its cloud servers too

    Rackspace is in the process of rebooting a substantial portion of its cloud servers before Oct. 1, most likely to patch a security vulnerability in the Xen open source hypervisor.

  • Cisco pumping $US1 billion more into Intercloud

    Cisco on Monday said it is expanding on its Intercloud multi-Cloud service provider initiative with another $1 billion investment, designed to lead to more products, datacentres and partners.

  • AWS readies for major reboot

    Amazon Web Services will be updating a substantial number of its Cloud servers, and has asked customers to re-launch their instances in the coming days, according to AWS consultants

  • Google offers $100,000 Cloud credit for startups

    Looking for more success stories to add to its portfolio, Google has assembled a starter package to help startup businesses ramp up operations with free Google Cloud Platform services.

  • Amazon's file sharing service Zocalo now generally available

    Enterprises that want to share and store files online have yet another option now that Amazon Web Services has opened its Zocalo service to general availability.

  • Ready for the robot revolution?

    The days of drones filling the sky and robots roaming in our streets are not far removed from reality anymore, and scenes from movies like Star Wars, Minority Report and I, Robot will be common soon. Just consider some of the ways that robots have started to permeate our lives.

  • How Medibank embraced cloud, overcame shadow IT

    Medibank is allowing staff outside of the IT department to sign up to cloud services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) to reduce website hosting costs, while at the same time including IT security in the process, according to Medibank enterprise security manager Mark Burns.

  • End in sight for servers at St Luke’s

    Chances are that the server room at St Luke's Anglican School in Bundaberg, Queensland, is approaching the end of its life according to Mitch Miller.

  • 3 Cool Google cloud features

    In the increasingly competitive cloud IaaS market Google is attempting to distinguish its platform by arming its cloud with unique features and cutting-edge technology that customers can't quite find anywhere else in the market.

  • Amazon protects its virtual desktops with two-factor authentication

    Amazon Web Services now lets enterprises use two-factor authentication to better protect hosted WorkSpaces virtual desktops.

  • Rackspace bows out of IaaS market

    Rackspace is discontinuing its pure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering in favor of a new category of cloud services named "managed cloud" in which the company will support customers building and managing their cloud services.

  • Amazon's four tips to make sure your cloud is secure

    Amazon Web Services has a program named Trusted Advisor that provides customers with advice on the best way to use the company's IaaS cloud services. Today, the company made four checks that Trusted Advisor performs free for all users.