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Microsoft Previews OneDrive for Business for the Mac

Microsoft on Wednesday released the promised preview of OneDrive for Business for OS X, the first way to sidestep the browser to access company documents and the only way to sync files for offline use on a Mac.

Oracle Service Cloud gets more social

Access to an online customer's browsing history gives a fuller view of their experience

IBM's SoftLayer chief departs amid cloud transition

Lance Crosby is leaving soon after IBM named a company veteran to a new cloud leadership role.

OneDrive adds 'Albums,' will soon add automatic photo import from PC

The company announced new organization features for grouping photos and getting snapshots from Windows 8.

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AWS Launches WorkMail for the Enterprise

Amazon Web Services today launched a new product to its expansive service catalog in the cloud: WorkMail is a hosted email platform catering to enterprises.

Microsoft previews free, updated Power BI business intelligence tool

A new edition of the company's data visualization tool is now freely downloadable

Microsoft's stream processing engine boosts Bing, Azure services

Microsoft Research built Trill to radically speed up queries against real-time data

Cisco’s Evolving Software, Cloud Strategy Will Hinge on Hardware

New licensing strategy will use installed hardware base as the “real estate” on which to build

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In Microsoft's Mobile-First, Cloud-First Strategy, Windows Takes a Supporting Role

The operating system that built Microsoft will serve as a conduit for the cloud services that now earn far more for the company.

Oracle and Samsung said to be teaming up for mobile cloud delivery

Like the recent IBM-Apple deal, this union could bring benefits to both companies as they target enterprise mobile users.

Box rides high on Wall Street’s warm welcome

The company's shares on Friday traded as much as 77 percent above the set IPO price.

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Federal IT Leaders Want Cloud Vendors to Provide Clarity

FedRAMP director says industry needs to do more to document security protocols in cloud services as agencies look to broaden adoption of the program across government.

Amazon to acquire Israeli startup Annapurna Labs for data center muscle

The Israeli company has been operating in stealth mode after it was set up in 2011

As Box's IPO looms, so do its challenges

Friday could bring a 'wild trading day' as the cloud storage company finally reaches its long-awaited milestone.

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Data Center, Cloud, SDN Driving Ethernet Switch Market to $25B

The Layer 2-3 Ethernet switch market is expected to exceed $25 billion in 2019, a compounded annual growth of 2.2%, according to Dell’Oro Group.

European Space Agency Deploys Private Cloud with Red Hat

Reduces resource deployment times from months to minutes

Ravello promises enterprises cross-cloud app flexibility

Newly infused with a fresh $28 million in funding, this startup is betting its future on 'nested virtualization' technology.

Dropbox boosts mobile talent with CloudOn buy

The latest in the cloud-storage company's shopping spree also delivers a ready-made presence in Israel.

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