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How to pick the right cloud storage service

Many cloud storage options are available to businesses and consumers today, but one size does not fit all. This cloud storage guide includes tips to help you get started.

Written by Paul Mah11 Nov. 16 00:00

Case study: How LinkedIn uses containers to run its professional network

LinkedIn has grown over the past 13 years from a single Java app with a web server into a $26.2 billion acquisition target by Microsoft. In that time, LinkedIn’s infrastructure and engineering had to grow with the company. Here’s how they did it, and why they rely so heavily on application containers today.

Written by Brandon Butler14 Sept. 16 19:09

U.S. cloud vendors adjust to Snowden effect, Privacy Shield

AWS, Microsoft and Google are building data centers in Europe to address privacy concerns in a post-Snowden world. Cloud infrastructure revenue is rising, but how much better could be for U.S. vendors?

Written by Clint Boulton02 Sept. 16 23:10

Microsoft wins battle for Boeing in war with AWS

Boeing chose the Azure cloud platform because Microsoft agreed to collaborate on analytics software intended to help improve operational efficiency in the narrow margin aviation sector.

Written by Clint Boulton03 Aug. 16 00:00

Microsoft, IBM tout cloud services as key drivers of earnings strength

It is earnings season, which for publicly-traded technology vendors in the cloud market means it’s time to update investors on the momentum of emerging products helping to displace eroding revenue from legacy offerings. For two technology vendor stalwarts – Microsoft and IBM - cloud computing has played a significant role in their earnings this quarter.

Written by Brandon Butler21 July 16 02:32

Land O’Lakes spreads to the cloud with Microsoft (and Google)

Land O’Lakes CIO says no single cloud provider can meet all of the company’s requirements. Google and Microsoft are both in the mix, but the agricultural cooperative still isn’t ready for a full migration.

Written by Matt Kapko20 July 16 06:59

Why Brexit could cause data privacy headaches for US companies

The impact of the United Kingdom voting to withdraw from the European Union could have far-reaching implications for international companies who experts say may need to rethink their data management policies as the move could create a network of disparate data sovereignty laws across Europe.

Written by Brandon Butler29 June 16 04:03

Skeptics question Android on Chromebooks

Android apps will run unaltered, but developers may also choose to optimize their wares to, for example, offer multiple window sizes.

Written by Gregg Keizer25 May 16 01:02

Google doubles down on enterprise at I/O

Google says the enterprise represents a largely untapped opportunity for the company, and at this week's Google I/O conference it shared its strategy to corner the business market.

Written by Matt Kapko19 May 16 23:20

Why Banks are finally cashing in on the public cloud

World Bank, Capital One and other banks are moving past their fears about security and regulatory risks turned and embracing the business agility of public cloud services.

Written by Clint Boulton11 May 16 06:48

​From the helpdesk to the boardroom – why resilience matters

Business resilience is an organisation’s ability to quickly adapt to disruptions while maintaining continuous business operation, safeguarding people and assets and maintaining or even building brand equity.

Written by Samantha Ford09 May 16 15:09

Why Microsoft wants to help developers build bots

One of the key parts of Satya Nadella's keynote address to attendees at Microsoft's Build developer conference Wednesday was a discussion of creating virtual assistants and intelligent chat bots to help users do everything from managing their calendars to booking hotel reservations.

Written by Blair Hanley Frank02 April 16 04:56
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