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Content tagged with Cloud Storage posted in September 2014
Atlantic.Net Challenges Amazon With Cheap Cloud Server
News  |  9/30/2014
For 99 cents per month, the cloud service courts startups and developers with virtual servers that offer fast spinup, low cost, and 100% uptime.
Microsoft Adds Compute-Intensive Servers On Azure
News  |  9/29/2014
Microsoft intros D series for Azure, a virtual server with lots of SSDs for big data and analytics.
7 Cool Products At Interop New York
Slideshows  |  9/27/2014
Interop New York spotlights innovative products covering SDN, BYOD, PaaS, data center management, and more. Take a look.
Microsoft, Google & Apple: Education Smackdown
News  |  9/26/2014
Microsoft tries to woo students with free Office 365 accounts as Apple and Google continue to make gains in the classroom.
Amazon Reboots Cloud Servers, Xen Bug Blamed
News  |  9/26/2014
Amazon tells customers it has to patch and reboot 10% of its EC2 cloud servers before Oct. 1.
OpenStack Can Be 'Rosetta Stone' Of Cloud
Commentary  |  9/25/2014
Nebula chief strategy officer Chris Kemp explains OpenStack's ambitions to be the universal translator between public and private cloud systems.
One Big Idea For Data Center Storage
Commentary  |  9/25/2014
A single, global file management system turns data center-centric thinking inside out. It grants ease of access around the world but keeps control centralized.
Apple Yanks Buggy iOS 8 Update
News  |  9/25/2014
Apple continues a week of miscues with an iOS 8 update that killed cellular service for some users.
Private Clouds Come Down To Earth
News  |  9/24/2014
Intrigued by the concept of a converged infrastructure but worry you lack the expertise to DIY? Dell, HP, IBM, VMware, and other vendors want to help.
Open Data Center Alliance Pushes TOSCA
News  |  9/24/2014
Cloud standards group ODCA pushes TOSCA standard for workload mobility across cloud service providers. Where is Amazon?
Local Governments Embrace Cloud: 5 Benefits
News  |  9/24/2014
The federal government is aggressively promoting cloud computing, and the trend is trickling down to city and county agencies like Mecklenburg County, N.C.
Apple iPhone Sales Break Record
News  |  9/22/2014
More than 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices were sold over the weekend.
Microsoft OneDrive Offer Targets iOS 8 Storage Pains
News  |  9/22/2014
Microsoft increases free OneDrive cloud storage to 30 GB -- but only if you act before the end of the month.
CloudBees Drops PaaS, Shifts To Continuous Integration
News  |  9/22/2014
CloudBees changes focus to Jenkins continuous integration server, Cloud Foundry partnership.
Google Plans To Encrypt Android Data By Default
News  |  9/20/2014
After Apple CEO Tim Cook talks up iOS8 data security, Google says the next version of Android will shield data on devices more effectively.
Red Hat Shows Consistent Growth
News  |  9/19/2014
Red Hat reports 19% increase in revenue, subscriptions, and earnings per share in Q2.
Apple CEO: We Don't Covet Your Data
News  |  9/18/2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook highlights the company's commitment to privacy in an open letter.
VMware Keeps VMworld Promises With Product Upgrades
News  |  9/18/2014
VMware made a series of end-user computing enhancements and NSX software-defined networking upgrades.
iOS 8 Enterprise Features: True Or False
Slideshows  |  9/18/2014
Apple's iOS 8 delivers features designed to make life easier for IT pros and users -- but we have colorful ideas of our own. Learn the truth using our quiz.
VMware's Former CTO Herrod On IT's Future
News  |  9/17/2014
Steve Herrod explains how his technologist's vision and experience help him pick investments for venture capitalist firm General Catalyst Partners.
Rackspace Not For Sale, Rejoins Cloud Battle
News  |  9/17/2014
Rackspace, after posting a strong second quarter, says it's not for sale and it will push its 'managed cloud' offering with renewed vigor.
BYOA: 4 Steps For CIO Success
Commentary  |  9/17/2014
Letting employees bring -- or build -- their own applications can be rewarding for everyone, including the company.
Net Neutrality: 5 Things To Know
News  |  9/17/2014
The Internet was never as neutral as you might think. Here's why the FCC is mulling stricter regulations for mobile service providers as well.
Windows Threshold Coming Soon: 9 Predictions
News  |  9/16/2014
Microsoft will likely announce a preview of Windows Threshold on September 30. Here's what to expect.
Apple Lets Users Reject U2
News  |  9/16/2014
Apple iTunes users who don't want U2's free album, "Songs of Innocence," can now be rid of it.
What HP Gains In Eucalyptus Cloud Deal
News  |  9/15/2014
HP signs letter of intent to buy Eucalyptus, names CEO Marten Mickos head of its cloud unit. More open-source company acquisitions expected as HP builds out cloud offerings, analyst says.
Google Tempts Startups With $100,000 Cloud Credit
News  |  9/12/2014
Google offers startups $100,000 in Google Cloud Platform credit for one year in effort to gain edge over Amazon Web Services.
Former Red Hat CTO Joins Google
News  |  9/12/2014
Brian Stevens abruptly leaves Red Hat, shows up at the Googleplex as VP of product management for its cloud platforms unit.
EMC: VMware Not For Sale
News  |  9/12/2014
Contrary to a New York Post report and an investor's pressure, EMC says it's not considering selling off its VMware virtualization subsidiary.
Feds Hesitate Moving IT Services To The Cloud
News  |  9/11/2014
Government IT execs compare transitioning data to the cloud to giving their kids the keys to a new convertible.
Red Hat Satellite Brings System Management To Cloud
News  |  9/11/2014
Red Hat Satellite 6, the latest version of its Enterprise Linux system management, now works across data centers and clouds.
Amazon On-Demand Vs. Reserved Instances: Cost Comparison
News  |  9/10/2014
Critics think on-demand might actually be a better deal than Reserved Instances, but Cloudability study shows otherwise.
U2 Album Giveaway: What's Apple's Angle?
Commentary  |  9/10/2014
As part of iPhone and Apple Watch launch hoopla, 500 million iTunes subscribers get U2's "Songs of Innocence" for free. But what do Apple and U2 hope to gain?
Apple iCloud Hack's Other Victim: Cloud Trust
Commentary  |  9/10/2014
Our flash poll finds users feel more vulnerable about cloud security in general. No wonder: Apple's opening statement of indignation now sounds a little hollow.
VMware Cozies Up To Chef
News  |  9/9/2014
VMware integrates the open source configuration engine Chef, a favorite of DevOps teams, into its vCloud Air cloud service. Here's what it means for hybrid cloud operations.
Microsoft Launches Delve For Office 365
News  |  9/8/2014
Microsoft claims Delve, a new Office 365 product, will know which content is important to you before you do.
HTC One (M8) With Windows Phone 8.1: Hands On
Commentary  |  9/8/2014
Windows Phone fans finally have flagship variety with HTC's One (M8). But it probably won't tempt Android or iOS users to Windows Phone 8.1.
Microsoft Enables Fast Migration Into Azure
News  |  9/8/2014
Microsoft's Migration Accelerator makes it easier for VMware and Amazon Web Services customers to move workloads into Azure.
DigitalOcean Adds Docker-Optimized Hosts
News  |  9/5/2014
DigitalOcean partners with CoreOS to host servers geared to run Docker containers.
VMware: We'll Solve End User Device Management Mess
News  |  9/4/2014
VMware Workspace Suite will combine PC, laptop and mobile device management via virtualized workspaces. VMware's AirWatch acquisition plays a big role.
Box Reshapes Itself As Platform
News  |  9/4/2014
To survive the cloud storage wars, Box has reshaped itself as a platform.
Super Cheap Windows Devices Emerge At IFA
News  |  9/3/2014
Asus, Acer, and Toshiba announce some of the most affordable Windows devices ever at the IFA trade show in Berlin, with prices as low as $120. Is the user experience up to snuff?
Hillary Clinton Talks Tech: 9 Facts
News  |  9/2/2014
Hillary Clinton explained how she sees technology fitting into the recovering US economy, at Nexenta OpenSDx conference. Here are nine things we learned.


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