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Investors this week poured at least $350 million into cloud computing companies focused on everything from security to Hadoop clusters to industry-specific apps.
By Bob Brown | 18 April, 2015 03:09
Hoping to move new applications to the cloud, Amazon has launched a new virtual server with four high-end GPUs, while Microsoft has made its SSD-based storage offering generally available.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 18 April, 2015 01:28
Google is betting that real-time processing is the future of big data analysis, and has updated two of its cloud services to help enterprises understand what is happening in the moment with their customers and operations.
By Joab Jackson | 17 April, 2015 02:58
Microsoft is equipping its Azure cloud service with a tool to debug PHP-based Web applications that are running on the platform.
By Joab Jackson | 16 April, 2015 04:01
Automated teller machines have been around for decades, but surprisingly few changes have been made to the technologies that run them. That's about to change.
By Katherine Noyes | 16 April, 2015 02:05
The health information your Apple Watch collects could eventually end up in IBM's Watson cloud computing platform, where medical researchers and doctors can tap it in the course of their work.
By Fred O'Connor | 14 April, 2015 07:00
IBM and Fujifilm have figured out how to fit 220TB of data on a standard-size tape that fits in your hand, flexing the technology's strengths as a long-term storage medium.
By Stephen Lawson | 10 April, 2015 10:17
It's coming up on two years since Salesforce acquired Pardot, and on Thursday the company enriched its resulting Sales Cloud B2B marketing-automation product with two new key capabilities.
By Katherine Noyes | 10 April, 2015 08:02
Watch out, computer security professionals: Cloud computing vendors are coming for your jobs.
By Fred O'Connor | 09 April, 2015 10:07
It's been just over half a year since Oracle completed its US$5.3 billion acquisition of Micros, and on Wednesday the company added several new services to the retail-focused technologies it gained through that deal.
By Katherine Noyes | 09 April, 2015 04:39
While having instant access to your information via the Cloud is a major bonus to productivity and convenience, there's a risk that the security trade-off will be too high.
By Steve Ragan | 08 April, 2015 08:57
Government and educational institutions can now buy applications via Microsoft's Azure Marketplace and deploy them on the company's cloud platform. The store is also opening to businesses that bought Azure services through Microsoft partners, rather than directly.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 07 April, 2015 23:02
The following report, is based on a global survey of 706 IT and security professionals conducted in the United States, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. The goal of the survey was to capture data on current attitudes and trends with mobile devices and IT security. This is the third survey on this topic and this report evaluates differences in responses to similar questions asked over the past two years.
The way corporations operate around mobile devices is currently shifting—employees are starting to use their own devices for business purposes, rather than company-owned devices. With no direct control of the endpoints, IT departments have generally had to prohibit this or risk insecure access inside the firewall. But as more mobile devices appear on the corporate network, mobile device management has become a key IT initiative.
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