DreamHost Looks To Capture CDN Marketshare With New Offering

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DreamHost Announces DreamSpeed CDN, High Speed Content Delivery Network Powered by Fastly, fully integrated with DreamObjects LOS ANGELES, California—March 12th, 2014—DreamHost®, a global leader in Web hosting and cloud services for entrepreneurs and developers, today announced DreamSpeed CDN, a new, high speed content delivery network tightly integrated with DreamObjects – DreamHost’s eminently available and devastatingly

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Cloud News: VMware Launches Public Desktop-as-a-Service

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Launches Public Desktop-as-a-Service  VMware has launched a Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS), VMware Horizon, hosted on VMware’s public cloud server. For rates as low at $35 a month, businesses can use this DaaS to load and operate Microsoft operating systems, such as Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8 on desktop and laptop computers or mobile devices. Businesses

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Where DigitalOcean Meets The Cloud

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Venture Capital Firm Andreessen Horowitz Secures $37 Million for DigitalOcean    DigitalOcean is a fast-growing startup that provides cloud hosting services to small developers at a cheaper rate than major cloud computing providers like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Windows Azure.  In August 2013, DigitalOcean raised $3.2 million. Already that $3.2 million investment has run

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Yet Another Bitcoin Bank Goes Bust

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Cloud News Round Up March 5th Canadian Bitcoin Bank ‘Flexcoin’ Shuts Down After $600,000 Theft – The digital storage of things doesn’t just offer problems for data, as cloud-based cryto-currencies (a peer-to-peer digital currency that relies on cryptography) can also be built on shaky ground without the right security measures. As Bitcoin, a crypto-currency, is based

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DataCore Unveils Industry’s First Software-Defined Storage Benefits Calculator

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DataCore Unveils Industry’s First Software-Defined Storage Benefits Calculator Web App Instantly Estimates Operational and Financial Benefits from SANsymphony™-V Storage Virtualization FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.– DataCore, a leader in software-defined storage, today launched the industry’s first software-defined storage benefits calculator, as a part of its revamped website. By providing a few details about an organization’s storage environment,

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George Washington University Considers Moving To The Cloud

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George Washington University Considers Moving To The Cloud The George Washington University Board of Trustees will vote in coming weeks on a proposal to move some data and services from overloaded on-premise servers to cloud-based servers. According to university information officers, moving data and applications to the cloud will liberate considerable space on existing traditional

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Project Loon – The Cloud In The Clouds

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Project Loon – The Cloud in the Clouds Google is hoping to take the virtual cloud into the physical clouds with the rollout of its much-vaunted Project Loon. Whilst cloud connectivity provided by helium-filled weather balloons that float 20 miles (32 km) above the surface of the earth might sound like a bad April Fools

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CompTIA: Cloud Services Gaining Traction For Unified Communications

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CompTIA: Cloud Services Gaining Traction for Unified Communications The proliferation of cloud solutions has motivated many companies to integrate cloud-based unified communications into their technology suites; in addition to rapid update capabilities, cloud solutions for unified communications offer simplified scalability options while reducing overall information technology redundancies. According to a new study from CompTIA entitled

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Napster To Create Cloud Based Music Platform

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Cloud News Round Up February 19th Synchronoss and Napster to Create Cloud Based Music Platform – Have you heard of Napster recently? It’s unlikely that you have heard much of a revolutionary peep from the formerly hugely popular music service as it has been ousted by platforms like last.fm and Spotify, which let you blast the

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AlgoSec Partners With Qualys To Help Manage Security Risks

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AlgoSec Partners With Qualys Allowing Organizations to Manage Security Risks in a Business Context New Integration Delivers Application-Centric Vulnerability Management, Aggregating and Scoring Vulnerabilities Based on Risk and Continuously Monitoring for Changes Within Data Center Environments  BOSTON, MA–(Marketwired – Feb 19, 2014) – AlgoSec, the market leader for Security Policy Management and Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS),

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BYOD Will Continue To Define Workplaces In 2014

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BYOD Will Continue To Define Workplaces In 2014 The bring-your-own-device trend has been the subject of scrutiny ever since its initial formation. Given how quickly personal smartphones and tablets became a fixture in everyday life, it makes perfect sense that these mobile machines would slip into workplaces. While BYOD has caused headaches for many businesses,

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Microsoft CEO Shows That Cloud Is The Way Forward

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Microsoft’s new CEO appointment shows that the world’s largest desktop software developer has seen that the cloud is the future of enterprise IT. Microsoft’s long and public CEO selection process has come to a close, with veteran Redmond employee Satya Nadella taking up the reins to lead the company through what will be a period

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CloudPassage Secures $25.5 Million – Strategy For Securing Cloud Environments

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Series C Funding Round Led by Shasta Ventures Validates Need for Purpose-Built Cloud Security and Compliance Platform  SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Feb 13, 2014) – CloudPassage®, the Software Defined Security (SDSec) company, announced today that it has closed a $25.5 million Series C financing round. The round is led by Shasta Ventures and includes new investors,

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Twitter Responds To Slowing Growth With Dramatic Redesign

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Twitter has responded to its recent disappointing news by testing a major design overhaul of its site. Last week the company released its first earnings report as a public company, with results that were considerably worse than analysts’ predictions. The report showed 39% slowdown in user growth and a net loss of $511.5 million, leading to

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