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Content tagged with Cloud Storage posted in December 2013
Verizon: Major Apps Move Cloudward In 2014
News  |  12/30/2013  | 
Verizon Terremark exec says partnerships with major enterprise app providers will help ease more enterprises into cloud-based offers.
Look Ahead: The Cloud In 2014 & Beyond
News  |  12/30/2013  | 
Get ready for more shifts to hybrid clouds, new ways to ensure regulatory compliance, and software-defined everything.
Top 15 Government Technology Stories of 2013
News  |  12/26/2013  | 
From robots to Obamacare, here are the 15 most popular InformationWeek government tech stories from 2013.
Microsoft In 2013: 7 Lessons Learned
Slideshows  |  12/26/2013  | 
If a key to success is learning from your mistakes, Microsoft should be well positioned for 2014.
5 Trends For Health CIOs In 2014
News  |  12/23/2013  | 
Patient portals, direct messaging, and medical identity theft will keep healthcare execs on their toes in the new year.
9 Digital Health Trends For 2014
News  |  12/23/2013  | 
Step back, EHRs. These healthcare IT innovations are poised to take center stage in 2014.
Feds Use Cloud To Clean Up Nuclear Site
News  |  12/20/2013  | 
The Department of Energy's Hanford site conquers a wide area with a flexible cloud environment and thin clients to improve performance and lower costs.
In Enterprise Software, Digital Disruptors Can Be Your Guide
Commentary  |  12/19/2013  | 
Enterprises can take a key lesson from game-changing tools like Flipboard and Nest Thermostat: Disrupt but don't break.
Why Amazon Faces Challenges In China
News  |  12/19/2013  | 
Amazon Web Services will kick off cloud services in China in the first quarter of 2014. It can learn from the hurdles Microsoft and Google have jumped.
Dell Leaders Reflect On Buyout Drama
News  |  12/19/2013  | 
Dell leaders dish on life during the buyout process -- and what changes now that CEO Michael Dell is back in charge.
Microsoft Partners To Extend Azure Reach
News  |  12/13/2013  | 
Like VMware, Microsoft looks to a set of partners to build out Azure-compatible cloud services and offer them on a regional basis.
Oracle Supports OpenStack: Lip Service Or Real Commitment?
Commentary  |  12/13/2013  | 
As Oracle integrates OpenStack cloud with its technologies, the community asks: Will Oracle really embrace the open-source code spirit?
Tangled Data Protection Laws Threaten Cloud, Critics Say
News  |  12/13/2013  | 
Technology group calls for "Geneva Convention" to address complex maze of data laws that affect growth of cloud computing and global trade.
Drchrono Enhances iPad EHR: API, Apps
News  |  12/13/2013  | 
Appointment scheduling, imaging apps, and even a competing medical billing service will tap cloud service.
Joyent Launches Ecommerce Solution Set
News  |  12/12/2013  | 
Cloud service provider offers preconfigured ecommerce solutions for retailers; targets Amazon customers.
Oracle Embraces OpenStack
News  |  12/11/2013  | 
Oracle bows to the growing Open Stack trend, promises to integrate its product line with the open-source project.
Google Chromecast Adds 10 Apps
News  |  12/10/2013  | 
The Web-to-TV media device has been updated as Google continues its push into the living room.
Rackspace CTO's Prescription For HealthCare.gov
Commentary  |  12/9/2013  | 
Rackspace CTO John Engates offers a prescription for HealthCare.gov's complete recovery and continued health.
How Ancestry.com Manages Generations Of Big Data
News  |  12/9/2013  | 
Over the past year, the genealogy site's repository of family historical data has more than doubled in size. Here's how Ancestry managed its growth.
Internap Taps Solid-State Storage For Cloud Service
News  |  12/9/2013  | 
Hosting services giant enters cloud sector, aims to differentiate itself from competitors with high-speed, performance-guaranteed block storage.
An Inconvenient Truth About Cloud Analogies
Commentary  |  12/6/2013  | 
Holy cows and puppies: Most cloud analogies make no sense, says Citrix chief cloud advocate Reuven Cohen.
RedHat Takes On VMware For PaaS Crown
News  |  12/6/2013  | 
Red Hat maneuvers to get its OpenShift platform into as many enterprises as possible, with an eye to private cloud dominance.
Acer Touchscreen Chromebook Aims Low
News  |  12/5/2013  | 
Acer's C270P touch-equipped Chromebook checks in at a mass market price.
Microsoft Says Smart Bra Monitors Mood
News  |  12/5/2013  | 
Prototype device aims to warn wearers of triggers that lead to emotional overeating. Don't look for it in your next Victoria's Secret catalogue, however.
Google Attacks Amazon With Cloud Storage Prices
Commentary  |  12/5/2013  | 
Google's 60% cut in block-storage pricing is a move intended to unseat Amazon's dominance in cloud infrastructure.
Google Compute Cloud Challenges Amazon
News  |  12/3/2013  | 
Google's Compute Engine comes out of preview, with Google touting lower pricing and "transparent maintenance."
5 Pillars Of Enterprise PaaS Strategy
Commentary  |  12/3/2013  | 
Platform-as-a-service is becoming a standard way to build out an agile, Web-oriented business, but beware of risks.
HP Unwraps 4 Tablets For Holiday Shoppers
News  |  12/3/2013  | 
HP's new Android slates are priced from $150 to $330.
HP Plans Free Propel Cloud Services
News  |  12/3/2013  | 
HP borrows the freemium concept to launch three products for IT service automation, often a first step in movement toward private cloud.
Disaster Recovery In The Cloud: Rent Or Buy?
News  |  12/3/2013  | 
Are you better protected renting public cloud space for disaster recovery or owning a private cloud? Follow one company's decision-making process.
Rackspace CTO Engates Analyzes HealthCare.gov Meltdown
News  |  12/2/2013  | 
John Engates went to the White House Monday to get a closer look at what went wrong with HealthCare.gov. Unlike actor Jimmy Stewart's Mr. Smith, Engates came away from Washington saying this problem can be fixed.
DigitalOcean Cloud Expands In Europe, Asia
News  |  12/2/2013  | 
Young, developer-oriented service increases Amsterdam footprint, preps new datacenter in Singapore.


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