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Microsoft boasts that new tool will control Amazon’s cloud, too

Microsoft has launched a tool that initially is best for managing Microsoft public and private clouds but that before long will enable enterprises to control hybrid clouds based on Amazon Web Services and VMware clouds, too.

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Space agency turns to private cloud for rocket science

The European Space Agency (ESA) wants to focus less on IT and more on rocket science so it's launching a private cloud to store sensitive data, create a common infrastructure and help scientists work together more easily.

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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

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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.

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Why the Enterprise Cloud Needs Shadow IT to Succeed

Who is really responsible for cloud initiatives in the enterprise? Some say central IT, but studies show that is most certainly not the case. Enter shadow IT, which is very much alive and well in the enterprise.

Deutsche Bank Signs 10-Year Private Cloud Deal With HP

German lender moves to OpenStack platform in deal worth 'billions' of dollars

5 Things CIOs Need to Know About Hybrid Clouds

The definitions of 'hybrid cloud' may vary, but it's time to start planning the architecture now. It will require new ways of managing IT resources.

European Space Agency Deploys Private Cloud with Red Hat

Reduces resource deployment times from months to minutes

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Building a Private Cloud, of Sorts, with OwnCloud

You can decide which items you want shared with others, which devices you can access that data on and what apps you want to access that data. Linux know-how is a big plus.

Would Amazon Web Services Ever Build an On-Premise Private Cloud?

Amazon cloud executive says it has no plans to build an on-premises private cloud.

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How RMS Put Its Catastrophe Modeling Software in the Cloud

After hosting its software on Amazon Web Services, risk management firm RMS decided to move to a private cloud. The decision paid off, largely because RMS got a little help from its friends.

Is There a Point Where a Private Cloud is Cheaper Than the Public Cloud?

A group of companies that sell products to build private clouds has determined a price point at which they claim it is less expensive to operate a private cloud compared to using Amazon Web Service’s IaaS public cloud.

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Exclusive: Inside the NSA’s Private Cloud

National Security Agency is building its private cloud on commodity hardware, opens source software

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Cloud Storage Users Share Pros and Cons of Leading Services

Dropbox, Box, OneDrive and Google Drive are among the most popular cloud services for storing, syncing and sharing files. Picking the best service for your organization can be a challenge, but this guide will help determine which...

Build Your Own Private Cloud

Borrowing from public cloud architecture and technologies, the private cloud weaves a new management layer.

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'Provider Sprawl' Complicates Government Move to Cloud

The market for cloud providers catering to the federal government is getting crowded, challenging CIOs to keep up with the available applications and services while taking pains to stipulate management responsibilities in their SLAs.

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The Uneven Future: 2 Telling Views of Cloud Adoption

Contrary to what case studies tell you, most IT departments aren't quite ready to support cloud infrastructure. The more you think about it, the easier it is to understand why.

Enterprises Increasingly Look to the Private Cloud

Private cloud gives enterprises best of both worlds, say analysts

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WD My Cloud Mirror Review: Your Private Cloud, Now With Built-In Redundancy

This NAS device uses RAID 1 to provide more secure storage.

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