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  • Amazon's S3 can now store files of up to 5TB

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) has increased the maximum size of files that can be stored on its Simple Storage Service (S3) to 5TB from 5GB, Amazon said in a blog post on Thursday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs13 Dec. 10 04:07
  • Amazon integrates Apple iPhone, iPad and Android with cloud

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is making it possible for developers to directly integrate mobile applications for Apple's iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, and also apps for Android-based smartphones, with its cloud using two new beta SDKs (software development kits), it said in a blog post on Thursday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs10 Dec. 10 06:29
  • Microsoft to host e-mail for 120,000 USDA workers

    As many as 120,000 federal workers at the U.S. Department of Agriculture will soon start using hosted e-mail and other applications provided by Microsoft as part of a deal announced Wednesday.

    Written by Nancy Gohring09 Dec. 10 07:28
  • Unisys offers 'hosted private cloud'

    Unisys on Tuesday introduced a dedicated, hosted computing service that lets customers quickly add extra capacity for short-term use, a feature Unisys says is unique among what it calls "hosted private clouds."

    Written by Nancy Gohring07 Dec. 10 16:03
  • Amazon adds SLA to cloud-based content delivery service

    Amazon Web Services has added an SLA (service level agreement) to its cloud-based content delivery service CloudFront, which now has become generally available, the company said on Tuesday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs10 Nov. 10 04:16
  • SAP and NEC collaborate on cloud services

    SAP is working with NEC to make portions of SAP's enterprise resource planning applications available via NEC's cloud infrastructure, the two companies announced on Wednesday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs04 Nov. 10 21:47
  • Tata Communications offering cloud computing services

    India's Tata Communications is offering cloud based computing infrastructure services in India, with plans to extend the services to other markets including the U.S., Europe, Singapore and South Africa.

    Written by John Ribeiro07 Oct. 10 22:29
  • Citrix will add video conferencing to GoToMeeting

    Citrix Systems will add video to its web conferencing service GoToMeeting via a new feature called HD Faces, the company said on Wednesday at its Synergy user conference in Berlin, Germany.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs07 Oct. 10 00:38
  • Amazon: Enterprises should adjust expectations for cloud

    The reported problems Amazon had last week in negotiating a contract with Eli Lilly point to a disconnect between what cloud providers offer and what large enterprises expect -- though some analysts say they also reflect a lack of flexibility at Amazon.

    Written by Nancy Gohring04 Aug. 10 03:21
  • Unisys to offer mainframe cloud services

    Unisys plans to offer a hosted test and development environment later this year for users of its ClearPath mainframe systems, a precursor to offering hosted production environments in the future, the company said this week.

    Written by Nancy Gohring24 July 10 09:31