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Startup takes the effort out of endpoint detection and response

Startup Red Canary is offering an endpoint detection and response service based in the cloud that is backed up by a team of analysts who weed out false alarms.


Amazon debuts bottomless storage plans for photos, data

The new consumer-focused storage service could be an alternative to backing up files on an external drive

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Amazon Cloud Drive's unlimited storage plans undercut rivals

Amazon Cloud Drive takes the 'bang for your buck' throne, though its services are lacking.

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Google for Work vs. Microsoft Office 365: A comparison of cloud tools

While Google for Work and Microsoft Office 365 offer many similar services, choosing between the two can be a significant challenge for CIOs. This comparison eases that burden.

Foxconn to enter information security realm with joint venture

Foxconn and Korea's SK C&C will establish a joint venture in May

Oracle customizes project management for lines of business

Government, financial services and construction are all getting custom project management software packages from Oracle

Microsoft packages Azure for Web and mobile developers

The new Azure App Service was designed to streamline the process of building apps and connecting them to back-end data sources

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Your guide to compliance in the cloud

You can ensure cloud compliance with PCI DSS, HIPAA and other regulatory requirements, but it takes investigation and persistence to get the answers and documentation you need to prove it.

12 free cloud storage options

With all the public cloud storage offerings on the market today, many vendors just want customers to sign up for their services. So, in return for a new account, many offer free cloud storage.

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Cloud threatening software freedom, advocate says

The public cloud increasingly is isolating users from the actual computing that they’re doing, threatening their control over the process and posing a danger to software freedom, said academic and former Debian project leader Stefano...

Pizza Hut puts big data on the menu

UK restaurant chain getting a pizza the big data action

Amazon Web Services offers free satellite imagery

Applications on AWS can now draw Landsat imagery directly from the cloud service

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Review: EachScape cloud IDE works mobile magic

EachScape accomplishes the hat trick of generating iOS, Android, and Web apps from an online drag-and-drop designer

Salesforce App for Outlook brings CRM data to the inbox

Now in beta, the app is available for free with a subscription to Salesforce Enterprise Edition or higher

Google Cloud and a Chromebook might be your next contact center

Avaya and Google have joined hands to help mid-sized companies give customer service

Ellison swings at Salesforce as Oracle's growth sputters

A mixed Q3 earnings report was buoyed by strong cloud revenues

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Does Juniper have too many SDNs?

Last week's product launch extends range of controllers and data center fabrics

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Ford uses Microsoft cloud to seamlessly update cars

Ford Motor Co. is moving to automatically update its cars infotainment systems using Microsoft's Azure cloud service.

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Amazon, Microsoft and Salesforce top Forrester cloud platform list

Amazon, Microsoft, Salesforce, Google and IBM are among Forrester’s picks for the top cloud platforms for developers building new applications.

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