A Dark Night For Dropbox

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A Dark Night For Dropbox San Francisco-based file sharing and cloud storage company Dropbox (www.dropbox.com) suffered a major failure on Friday, January 10, 2014, during which many of its subscribers found it difficult or impossible to access their files over the evening as well as much of Saturday. The company’s homepage presented their version of a

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The Year Of The Cloud – Without Debate

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The Year Of The Cloud – Without Debate Unlike last year, where Cloud success and expansion was greatly debated among the world of technology, this year will be the year of the Cloud and all it has to offer. With bring your own devices or BYOD’s on the rise, enhancing device security will also have massive

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Keeping The Promise Of Unlimited Data Transfer

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Keeping the Promise of Unlimited Data Transfer Is unlimited anything actually achievable? It is quite a normal question for a customer to ask, regardless whether the product in question is data transfer on the cloud, or the all-you-can-eat buffet at the local restaurant. Can an unlimited deal really be that good? In the case of

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How The New Windows 8.1 Update Puts Cloud Computing Front And Centre

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New Windows 8.1 Update Puts Cloud Computing Front And Centre If you have been following news in the tech industry at all lately, then you should probably be aware that Microsoft just released the latest version of Windows on October 18th, and may well already have a copy of it up and running on your

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6 BYOD Security Best Practices

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6 BYOD Security Best Practices Bring Your Own Device, commonly known as BYOD, and cloud computing are changing the way we use technology in the workplace. Sixty percent of businesses currently use a BYOD model, and forecasters suggest that number will rise to 90 percent by 2014. Fifty-four percent of American companies also use public

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CEOs Call For Big Data And IT Continues To Lead Investment Decisions

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CEOs Call for Big Data and IT Continues to Lead Investment Decisions IDG Enterprise’s 2014 Big Data Research Details the Investment Areas and Challenges for Big Data Adoption FRAMINGHAM, MA – (Marketwired – Jan 7, 2014) -  IDG Enterprise – the media company comprising of Computerworld, InfoWorld, Network World, CIO, DEMO, CSO, CIO Executive Council, ITworld, CFOworld and CITEworld

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Cloud 2014 – What Are The Experts Anticipating?

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Cloud 2014- What Are The Experts Anticipating? It isn’t far now; the celebrations of next year are just around the corner. Many are looking back over the year and studying what has already come to pass, while others are pondering on what’s to come. Many trends have been offered as possibilities surrounding Cloud Computing. However,

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Time To Learn More About Learning

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Time To Learn More About Learning Every year, companies collectively spend billions of dollars delivering skills to employees of all ages through training methods that are out of date or simply out of touch. At least four generations of workers co-exist, from the post-World War two veterans through to the youngest new professionals – the

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3 Recommended Whitepapers: “Mastering Google Apps In The Classroom”

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3 Recommended Whitepapers: “Mastering Google Apps in the Classroom” Google Apps are a big part of the current cloud infrastructure providing a number of services to businesses of all sizes. Here are 3 recommended research papers to read over this week.   “Mastering Google Apps in the Classroom“ Has your school joined the Google revolution? This

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How Financial Services Find Traction In The Cloud

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How Financial Services Find Traction In The Cloud Much of the enthusiasm and discussion about cloud technology focuses on its dynamic and innovative structure, and with each passing day a new technique or resource bursts onto the scene with promises of greater functionality and speed for all. But this causes great trepidation and reluctance among

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Cloud Computing 2014: Five Cloud Trends To Look For

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Cloud Computing 2014: Five Cloud Trends To Look For All tech giants are aiming at cloud computing as the cloud landscape is all set to dominate the technological world. As mentioned on NY Times, the biggest tech giants including IBM, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google are expected to invest $1 billion annually in cloud computing in

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Cloud Infographic: Cloud Complexity

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Cloud Infographic: Cloud Complexity Here is an excellent infographic provided by the group at simplified which outlines a number of the challenges and complexities when looking to implement new cloud based services into your business. Infographic Source:  Symplified

5 Best Practices For Implementing Cloud Collaboration In 2014

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5 Best Practices for Implementing Cloud Collaboration in 2014 Over the past decade, the momentum for enterprise collaboration has shifted from the building of massive intranet solutions, usually developed and maintained by internal IT organizations, toward more flexible and cost-effective cloud-based collaboration platforms. In a survey of 2,438 IT executives and technology decision makers in

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Cloud Infographic: Top 10 Outages In 2013

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Cloud Infographic: Top 10 Outages In 2013 Network downtime is problematic in any company’s existence, costing, in some cases, millions of dollars per day. For this reason, network components and infrastructure equipment are all designed to work seamlessly through upgrades, swap-outs, and even failures, to reduce some of the major causes of downtime. One serious

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