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As enterprises have increased the number of systems they run on Amazon Web Service's cloud, keeping track of it all has become more difficult. But the company is now trying to rectify that with the help of better tagging.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 19 December, 2014 04:21
The announcement earlier this year that Rackspace would stop offering commodity IaaS cloud services represents something of a return to the company's roots, according to the company's global CTO, John Engates.
By Rohan Pearce | 18 December, 2014 09:22
A Russian software company has updated its forensic software to work-around the security features Apple recently added to iCloud and increased what information can be extracted from the cloud storage service.
By Fred O'Connor | 18 December, 2014 09:03
Human error was the culprit for a November outage of the Microsoft Azure cloud storage service. The company is hoping that recent updates that automate formerly manual processes will help prevent similar outages in the future.
By Joab Jackson | 18 December, 2014 09:01
Until further notice, Amazon Web Services is the reigning public IaaS cloud leader. But deep-pocketed companies Microsoft and IBM are keeping the pressure on AWS with a flurry of announcements beefing up their clouds to close out the year.
By Brandon Butler | 18 December, 2014 08:05
Google has adopted for use in its cloud a streamlined version of the Canonical Ubuntu Linux distribution tweaked to run Docker and other containers.
By Joab Jackson | 17 December, 2014 08:32
Microsoft announced updates to many Azure services this week, previewing new services and moving others from preview to general availability as full working versions.
By Mary Branscombe | 13 December, 2014 03:50
Businesses curious about exposing system services and data to the outside world can now test the idea with a free offer from 3scale for managing publicly exposed APIs.
By Joab Jackson | 11 December, 2014 08:57
Google and Avaya are chasing companies seeking to install or upgrade call center systems, promising them easier and more affordable deployments via Chromebooks and a WebRTC interface to the Avaya customer support software.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 11 December, 2014 05:06
A lot of businesses trust cloud sync-and-store provider Box, but they trust a lot of other solutions, too, for things like identity, data loss protection and digital rights management.
By Matt Weinberger | 10 December, 2014 01:36
For CIOs and IT departments that are concerned about losing control as more applications become cloud-based, analytics company Knowledge Vault offers some relief, starting with in-depth monitoring of Office 365 usage.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 09 December, 2014 05:29
When Canadian food distributor George Weston Limited moved to Microsoft Office 365, it chose F5 Application Delivery Controllers to centrally manage user traffic to its Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) servers.
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