Lanham Napier Retires As Rackspace CEO

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It has emerged that Lanham Napier has retired from his position as CEO of hosting company Rackspace and will be replaced on a short-term basis by co-founder and Executive Chairman, Graham Weston.  Rackspace is one of the leading companies in hybrid cloud-computing, offering clients a broad product portfolio which includes public cloud space, private cloud

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More Distributors Considering Launch Into Cloud Services

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A white paper released today by CompTIA indicates that many technology distributors are setting their sights on the cloud as a means of boosting their bottom line and enhancing value for their clients. According to CompTIA’s white paper The Role of IT Distribution in a Cloud World, most distributors recognize the huge market segment available

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Shining A Light On The Shadows Of “Shadow IT”

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Bring Your Own Cloud (BYOC) and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) have changed the way that people work by putting users in control of their productivity. Employees can now obtain the capabilities they want, when they want and for as long as they want, without having to wait for IT to build it. And with

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Recommended Whitepapers: 5 Best Practices For BYOD

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Best Practices in BYOD: BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 Take control of the iOS, Android™ and BlackBerry® devices in your organization, from one powerful, unified console. Manageability, security and support – these are just a few of the reasons BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10 is such a powerful Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution. But as you’ll learn

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Cloud News Round Up February 9th

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Here is your cloud news round up for the week. SaaS Startup Domo Raises $125 Million in New Round of Funding - If there was anything to suggest that SaaS is a highly lucrative business, then this is it. Cloud technology has so much potential, in fact, that Domo (a startup spin-off from Omniture, another startup

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Pinup: Shodogg Technology Allows Universal Data Access

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Shodogg Technology Allows Universal Data Access A technology startup with a demonstrated track record of performance and innovation, Shodogg offers businesses, government, and other end users the opportunity to access data from any mobile device and display the information on smart screens anywhere else in the world. Founded in 2011, the company, which operates from

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An Antidote To Overprovisioning

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There are many situations in this world – both the virtual world of computing, and the real world, where preparedness means having more than you need. Stocking up on food, medicines, or printer paper and toner makes it easy to get things done in a timely fashion rather than having to run back out to

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The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Accountability

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By David Fletcher (Weekly comic provided by CloudTweaks.com – If you are a business interested in using our comics in print or digital, please contact us regarding our licensing terms. The reuse in social media is encouraged as long as you credit CloudTweaks as the original source. Using our comics without credit via Twitter, Facebook

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Startup: Refresh Glassware For Google Glass

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA– (Marketwired – Feb 6, 2014) – Refresh today announces the release of Refresh Glassware for Google Glass. Building on the success of its recent iPhone app, Refresh has developed the only Glassware that takes the hard work out of meeting preparation by delivering only the most relevant status updates, photos, and email messages about

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Cloud Infographic: History Of Learning Management Systems

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There is little doubt in anyone’s mind that information technology plays a central role in all areas of life but sadly, access to this technology and the subsequent reaping of its benefits often stays out of reach, either due to lack of funding, lack of familiarity, or outright resistance… Read Article This is changing as the

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How Companies Are Cleaning Up The Cloud And The Earth

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Over the past decade, our use of the Internet has increased dramatically. Once used just for information, the Internet is now the primary source of entertainment. While most still use it to look up information, we also use the Internet to watch the latest movies and television shows through Netflix, we play games online through

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Cloud Computing Offers Key Benefits For Small, Medium Businesses

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A growing number of small and medium businesses in the United States rely on as a means of deploying mission-critical software products. Prior to the advent of cloud-based products — software solutions delivered over the Internet – companies were often forced to invest in servers and other products to run software and store data. The

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Cloud News Round Up – February 5th

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Microsoft Appoints New, Cloud-Focused CEO – It’s been a headline maker for months, as many media outlets have been asking the question of ‘who will be Microsoft’s next CEO?’, with these articles analyzing who would be best to lead Microsoft into an era where tablets are as much of a must have item as their own Windows-running

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Cloud Infographic – Mobile Security Survey

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Mobile and Cloud Security has been discussed on CloudTweaks many times over the years. This is a topic of much interest to many for several reasons.  Attached is an infographic found over at: InformationWeek By Walter Bailey