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Cloudyn helps companies keep track of Microsoft Azure deployments

The offering is available immediately and helps keep costs under control


Arista decouples switch, software pricing

Arista Networks this week decoupled the pricing of its software and switch hardware as a consumption option for cloud providers.

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IBM to invest $3 billion in Internet of Things

A new IBM IoT unit will focus on creating an open platform and tools to help organizations leverage enterprise and IoT data.

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Choosing the cloud that’s right for you

There are degrees of commitment to the cloud, and more than one cloud model to consider

Google cloud platform can now be managed from a phone

Google has started the beta of the Android version of the console, with an iOS version expected this year

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Building IT for worst-case scenarios

The World Bank overhauls IT so it's better prepared to do business in global hotspots where war, disease and poverty may be among the challenges of everyday life.

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5 freshly-funded cloud computing companies worth watching

Investors made a crowd around the cloud this week, investing $175 million in companies focused on everything from storage to the WAN to the supply chain.

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Google Cloud Launcher deploys VM-based apps in a snap

Google offers a new service for launching packaged apps in VMs to Cloud Platform, by way of a partnership with Bitnami

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

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