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Microsoft Updates Cloud Agreement For HIPAA Rules
News  |  4/30/2013
Microsoft responds to new HIPAA regulations that make cloud service providers "business associates" of healthcare providers and health plans.
Cloud Survey Has Warning For Amazon
News  |  4/29/2013
RightScale's State of the Cloud survey finds Amazon the public cloud leader -- but IT is looking to Rackspace, Google and Microsoft for added testing and experiments.
Teambox Brings Collaboration Behind the Firewall
News  |  4/29/2013
Teambox On-Premise allows healthcare, financial and other highly regulated industries to take advantage of cloud collaboration technologies.
IBM Crunches Internet Of Things Data
News  |  4/29/2013
IBM MessageSight appliance connects sensors, mobile devices for machine-to-machine data capture and real-time analysis.
Follow Feds To The Cloud
News  |  4/26/2013
Uncle Sam is a leader in the secure use of cloud services. Here’s what FedRAMP and FISMA can teach you.
Galaxy S4 Vs. iPhone 5: Display Shoot-Out
News  |  4/26/2013
Samsung's OLED screens have made significant improvements, putting the Galaxy S4's display on par with the iPhone 5's LCD screen.
Google Reports Censorship Surge
News  |  4/25/2013
Governments around the world are telling Google to remove more information.
Box Expands Healthcare Offerings
News  |  4/25/2013
Cloud storage service announces new healthcare partner applications, customers and security compliance.
Attend E2, Conquer Your Enterprise Challenges
Commentary  |  4/25/2013
Social, mobile, cloud and big data all can help you move more quickly and reach new customers. For the latest wisdom on how, join us at the E2 Conference in Boston.
EMC's Pivotal Plan: Brilliant Or Crazy?
News  |  4/25/2013
Pivotal's ambitious plan promises next-generation cloud computing, big data, application-development and analytics capabilities. Can it succeed?
Apple iCloud Has Service Issues, Again
News  |  4/23/2013
Latest iCloud technical problems affect "some users," according to Apple.
Skykick Tackles Microsoft Office 365 Migration Headaches
News  |  4/23/2013
Startup promises to reduce the pain for IT providers that help SMBs move from on-premises Exchange environments to Office 365.
Infor Bets $500 Million On Enterprise App Refresh
Commentary  |  4/23/2013
Infor cranks out new user interfaces and social and cloud options for its enterprise apps to take on SAP, Oracle and Microsoft.
VDI Performance and Cost: A Deeper Dive
Commentary  |  4/22/2013
Lab tests aren't perfect simulations, but they do help businesses decide whether a virtual desktop infrastructure is for them. Here's why I stand by my advice on VDI and storage costs.
Salesforce Unveils Social Ad Management System
News  |  4/22/2013
Social.com makes real-time customer and social sentiment data available for Facebook, Twitter marketing campaigns.
13 WordPress Add-Ons That Mean Business
Slideshows  |  4/22/2013
Want to get more out of the WordPress Web publishing platform in areas like analytics, SEO and security? Check out this baker's dozen of add-ons for business users.
VA Goes Paperless To Eliminate Claims Backlog
News  |  4/22/2013
Federal agency expects new IT system to process and track veterans' disability claims more quickly.
U.K. Government CloudStore Sales Spike 300% In March
News  |  4/22/2013
Cloud-based government IT procurement model appears to be gaining steam after a slow start.
Big Data For Mom-And-Pop Shops
News  |  4/22/2013
Startup Tranzlogic brings big data-style analytics like those used by giant retailers to small and midsize merchants.
Google Wants To Pay More For Clean Power
News  |  4/19/2013
To encourage energy utilities to offer major customers clean power, Google suggests businesses pay an optional tariff.
SAP Outperforms Oracle With Steady Financial Results
News  |  4/19/2013
SAP reports 13th consecutive quarter of double-digit growth as core applications lag but sales of Hana, cloud and mobile grow.
Amazon's Vogels: Big Data Belongs In The Cloud
Commentary  |  4/19/2013
Amazon CTO Werner Vogels predicts real-time analysis and "invisible" Hadoop capacity on demand are the future of big data computing.
IBM Sales Dragged Down By Missed Deals
News  |  4/18/2013
IBM blames revenue shortfall on sales execution issues, but analysts ask whether the cloud is driving structural changes in IT spending.
Google Profits Top Estimates
News  |  4/18/2013
CEO Larry Page hints at future products and defends his company's long-shot bets.
VMware Adds Interoperability With Ubuntu OpenStack Cloud
News  |  4/18/2013
The next Ubuntu release, coming soon, will include VMware plug-ins for the Quantum networking platform in OpenStack.
Intel Buys Mashery For API Management Expansion
News  |  4/17/2013
Mashery manages APIs for Aetna, Best Buy and The New York Times.
DOD Moves Forward With Cloud Broker Plans
News  |  4/17/2013
DISA gets "initial operating capability" to act as Defense Department's cloud services broker, as DOD strives to simplify military groups' acquisition of cloud services.
Google Apps Service Restored
News  |  4/17/2013
Service disruption that affected a small percentage of Google Apps customers on Wednesday has been resolved; Google has no statement on cause.
U.K. Accounting Software Supports Tax Filing Via Cloud
News  |  4/17/2013
IRIS launches OpenCloud Tax software to help business clients securely submit financial data to the government through the cloud.
Cloudscaling Updates OpenStack, Supports Amazon APIs
News  |  4/17/2013
Aggressive OpenStack vendor partners with Juniper for virtual networking, declares Amazon "de facto standard."
Red Hat Enters OpenStack Rodeo
News  |  4/16/2013
Red Hat Distribution OpenStack (RDO) comes in free and commercially-supported versions for private cloud builders.
Workday Adds Android Support, Customization
News  |  4/16/2013
Workday updates of cloud-based HR and finance apps provide new mobile options and more ways to customize deployments.
Microsoft Azure Public Cloud Matches Amazon Prices
News  |  4/15/2013
Previously a developer's platform, Microsoft Azure will now compete directly with Amazon Web Services, match it on IaaS pricing.
Smartphones With Physical Keyboards
Slideshows  |  4/15/2013
Do you want a physical keyboard on your smartphone? The new BlackBerry with a hard keyboard will be here soon, but there are alternatives. Here we show you eight phones, including six not from BlackBerry.
Rackspace Launches Global OpenStack Expansion
News  |  4/15/2013
IaaS provider will enlist partners to add Rackspace data center locations around the world, strengthen competitiveness with the likes of CenturyLink Savvis, Verizon Terremark.
HP Brings Mobile Cloud Services To Enterprise
News  |  4/12/2013
HP's cloud services will add a set of mobile device services that includes file sharing capabilities to challenge Dropbox.
Microsoft Adds Cloud Chargeback To Windows Server
News  |  4/11/2013
Microsoft adds third-party Cloud Cruiser billing system for on-premises and Windows Azure operations, encouraging use of hybrid cloud.
ScienceLogic Tools Watch VMware, Amazon Cloud Workloads
News  |  4/10/2013
ScienceLogic's release 7.3 of its EM7 system helps manage hybrid cloud environments, including on-premises and public cloud workloads.
Why PaaS Is The Future
News  |  4/10/2013
Platform-as-a-service will become standard for Web applications. It's time to evaluate your options and plan a migration strategy.
Security Win Helps U.K. SMB Compete With Microsoft
News  |  4/10/2013
Collaboration software maker Kahootz gets U.K. government IL2 clearance, putting it on par with Microsoft Office 365 and other big players for government contract work.
Dropbox For Business Adds Active Directory Ties
News  |  4/10/2013
Hoping to land bigger fish, cloud file storage leader rolls out Dropbox for Business, with security tweaks for enterprises.
Piston Ships OpenStack On A Stick 2.0
News  |  4/9/2013
Piston releases 2.0 version of Enterprise OpenStack, a pre-configured cloud OS loaded on a memory device, ready for building private clouds. Will enterprises go that route?
Salesforce Promises Speedier Mobile App Development
News  |  4/9/2013
Salesforce aims to help customers deliver mobile apps more quickly with a new toolkit and "quick start" packs supporting popular JavaScript frameworks.
Netflix's 5 Secrets For Maximizing Amazon Cloud Value
News  |  4/8/2013
Netflix chief cloud architect Adrian Cockcroft shares five money-saving maneuvers for big Amazon Web Services users.
Military Plans Multi-Exabyte Storage Cloud
News  |  4/8/2013
Defense Information Systems Agency will spend $45 million on a private storage cloud for intelligence and surveillance imagery.
London Boroughs Eye Shared Services Plan
News  |  4/8/2013
Tri-Borough councils of West London say they can pare millions off operating budgets by sharing IT, financial and human resources services.
Don't Confuse Big Data With Storage
News  |  4/8/2013
A large part of big data management is knowing what data to analyze, what to back up and what to dump, says disaster recovery expert.
5 Ways To Avoid Costly Cloud Surprises
News  |  4/5/2013
How can you avoid cost overruns with infrastructure as a service (IaaS) from Amazon and other cloud services? Cloud usage assessment vendors Cloudability and Cloudyn share tips.
Google Opens Compute Engine To Cloud Customers
News  |  4/5/2013
Wider availability, a price reduction and new features could help Google Compute Engine gain ground among cloud computing service providers.
OpenStack Grizzly Has SDN Teeth
News  |  4/5/2013
OpenStack forges ahead into software-defined networking, giving the open source project a chance to match or surpass proprietary rivals in a key area.
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