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  • Network woes? The Cloud is coming to the rescue

    Nyansa, based in Silicon Valley, emerged from stealth mode on Monday with Voyance, a Cloud-based SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) offering that analyses inputs from wired and wireless LANs to gauge users' actual experiences on a network.

    Written by Stephen Lawson18 April 16 23:00
  • How a giant like GE found home in the Cloud

    During the past few years, leaders at General Electric have been aggressively migrating the 123-year-old company to the Cloud. But it hasn’t been easy. GE’s CTO for IT explains what roadblocks the industrial giant encountered, and what he’s doing now to ensure other companies who follow suit have a smoother journey.

    Written by Brandon Butler18 April 16 20:00
  • Business imperatives drove Microsoft to sue US government

    Microsoft's decision to take on the government's habit of stamping "Secret" on court orders demanding data stored on the company's servers was largely motivated by business concerns.

    Written by Gregg Keizer16 April 16 06:27
  • ​Tabcorp CIO wants ‘all-in’ cloud

    “If I had my way, I wouldn’t have a data centre in three years,” Tabcorp’s CIO, Kim Wenn, tells CIO Australia.

    Written by Byron Connolly14 April 16 15:23
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  • 5 Tips for Transforming Enterprise IT Towers Into Cloud Services

    As companies adopt more cloud IT services and work with an increasing number of service providers, the tried-and-true IT towers of the past no longer serve their needs. "The old model lacks the clarity of ownership required to drive decisions on as-a-service offerings that span the traditional tower structure," says Steve Keegan, principal with outsourcing consultancy Pace Harmon. "Determining who makes the call isn't straightforward -- the server team, the app team or the database team?"

    Written by Stephanie Overby25 Oct. 14 01:09
  • 5 Tips to Keep Your Data Secure on the Cloud

    The number of personal cloud users increases every year and is not about to slow down. Back in 2012 Gartner predicted the complete shift from offline PC work to mostly on-cloud by 2014. And it's happening.

    Written by Victoria Ivey16 Dec. 13 22:15
  • 5 New Gmail Tips for Power Users

    Gmail's newest features include ways to search for old emails, quickly add meetings to your calendar, send large files and more. Here's a look at five of Google's latest email features to help you make the most of the popular Web-based service.

    Written by Kristin Burnham15 May 13 18:45
  • Salesforce.com's Complexity Brings CIOs, Partners Together

    As Salesforce.com's SaaS offerings become more sophisticated, configuration and deployment gets more complex. In response, enterprises are increasingly turning to partners for implementation help.

    Written by John Moore14 Nov. 12 19:44
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  • Why Dropbox dropped Amazon's Cloud

    Dropbox has culminated a multi-year project to build a customised infrastructure environment that company officials say is finely tuned to their specific needs, allowing them to reap savings compared with how they used Amazon Web Services' cloud. Should you get out of the cloud too?

    Written by Brandon Butler18 March 16 06:41
  • Microsoft, Google earnings shed light on Cloud war

    While Microsoft currently has a significant lead over Google in the workplace productivity market, the companies' cloud-based offerings are just a small fraction of their businesses. However, both plan to invest heavily in Office 365 and Google for Work in 2016.

    Written by Matt Kapko04 Feb. 16 01:57
  • You moved to the Cloud ... the Internet's down. Now what?

    Major connectivity issues are bound to happen sooner or later. Will your employees be able to keep working, or is an Internet outage a prelude to sending everyone home for the day?

    Written by John Brandon04 Nov. 15 15:31

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