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5 steps to a paperless marketing department

Paperless offices can be practical, simple and beneficial to every marketing department. Cut paper consumption with these five tips, and move away from using paper altogether.

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How to pick the right cloud storage service

Many cloud storage options are available to businesses and consumers today, but one size does not fit all. This cloud storage guide includes tips to help you get started.

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What you need to know about microservices

Microservices and container-based applications are becoming ever more popular. Why? And what does the emergence of these trends mean for your shop? This primer explains what microservices are, why your app-dev teams want to use them...

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Dropbox is now a must-have iOS app due to these new features

Dropbox's updated iOS app lets you digitally sign PDF files stored in the cloud. That's just one of a few valuable enhancements, but the PDF feature falls short when it comes to filling out certain forms.

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Here's how Google is overhauling its cloud storage offerings

There are big changes afoot for Google Cloud Platform's storage offerings. On Thursday, the company announced a complete overhaul of the storage options available to customers, complete with new storage tiers and reduced pricing.

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VMware embraces containers with latest vSphere, Virtual SAN updates

For years there’s been talk about what the adoption of public cloud and the advent of application containers would mean for VMware. The company is taking these innovations head on, announcing support for them in the latest updates of...

Is tape storage dead … again?

Tape storage has been declared dead so many times that it has become a trope in technology journalism. The truth is more complicated and is ultimately less about tape’s demise than it is about the steady encroachment of cloud services....

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Google launches two Pixel phones, the showcase for Google Assistant

Google ushered in the next wave of Google smartphones with the Pixel and the Pixel XL, both of which will be powered by Google's new interactive Google Assistant.

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Which is cheaper: Containers or virtual machines?

As the containers vs. virtual machine debate rages on, new research finds that containers could yield double-digit resource savings compared to virtual machines.

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Google Drive gets machine-learning search features

Google's Drive cloud storage service this week got a familiar search feature that has helped defined the Google experience for years.

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Case study: How LinkedIn uses containers to run its professional network

LinkedIn has grown over the past 13 years from a single Java app with a web server into a $26.2 billion acquisition target by Microsoft. In that time, LinkedIn’s infrastructure and engineering had to grow with the company. Here’s how...

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Engineering firm uses cloud storage to speed file loads, and then unplugs its MPLS net

Moving to Panzura also facilitated the migration from AWS to Azure and helps safeguard against ransomware

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Here's how Box has redesigned its entire offering

Box's web interface is getting a complete redesign, with new organization, search and preview capabilities. The company is launching a new desktop app to help Windows and Mac users access their files, and a desktop app for users of...

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Google just blew up its all-in strategy for productivity software

For a very long time, Google has focused on building its own productivity software to serve everyone from consumers to massive enterprises, and then locking people into its core experience. That all changed on Wednesday.

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17% off Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i Mobile Document Scanner - Deal Alert

The ScanSnap S1300i is the smallest multi-page double-sided ScanSnap scanner for one-button ease of use at the desk or on the road. Just stack up to 10 pages and press the blue button. Currently discounted 17%.

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Box unveils new Relay workflow tool in partnership with IBM

Companies that want to try simplifying a tangled mess of their internal workflows will be able to use a new tool from Box to help with that called Box Relay.

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Apple's new 2TB iCloud storage tier will give your iPhone tons of space

The 2TB iCloud storage tier could signal the addition of a 256GB iPhone to Apple's lineup.

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Cisco buys into containers with Container X acquisition

Cisco set to acquire Container X for undisclosed amount.

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