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Box Patches Heartbleed Flaw in its Cloud Storage Systems

The company is also telling customers to change their passwords Full Story »
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Dropbox for Business Exits Beta As Storage Vendor Sets Sights on Workplaces

The enterprise version of Dropbox comes with a variety of IT controls

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Interop 2014: Mobile is Here, Cloud is Next, SDN is Coming

Interop, one of the premier shows for networking each year, kicked off its general session on Wednesday proclaiming that a new era of IT is upon the world, led by a mobile revolution and supported by cloud computing. And more change is on the way as software-defined networking quickly matures into a platform for enterprises to seriously consider.

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Salesforce.com Pins Growth Hopes on Industries, Wants to Be Bigger Than SAP

Salesforce.com will focus on six industries, including automotive, health sciences and manufacturing

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Researchers Publicly Disclose Vulnerabilities in Oracle Java Cloud Service

The flaws could allow attackers to break into Java applications hosted on the service, researchers from Security Explorations said

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Tidemark Wants to Save European Companies From Excel Hell, Says CEO

The company will offer its hosted analytics applications in the UK, France, Germany and the Benelux region

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Trek Bicycle Rides Project Management Tool to Efficiency

Getting new products to market on time is critical, especially for a business that is seasonal. In order to improve new product development and delivery Trek Bicycle implemented a project management tool that is keeping teams better connected, collaborating and creative.

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Amazon Super-sizes Instances to Lure Hadoop Users to Web Services

The company has launched 12 new virtual servers that can be used for image processing and financial analytics

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Amazon's Workspaces Becomes Generally Available

But Amazon has to overcome questions regarding software integration, security and availability to succeed, according to analyst

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IaaS Vendor Dyn Buys Out Nettica for DNS Services, Talent

New Hampshire-based Infrastructure-as-a-Service company Dyn announced today that it would purchase managed DNS provider Nettica. Terms were not disclosed.

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Amazon Adds Search Features, More Languages to Cloudsearch

The service now supports auto complete and proximity search

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Cisco plans $1B investment in global cloud infrastructure

By partnering with the likes of Australian operator Telstra, Cisco hopes to catch up with competition

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Google Tightens HTTPS Protections in Gmail in Light of Government Snooping

Users are no longer given the option to turn off HTTPS

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How Little Debbie Used Predictive Analytics to Survive Snack Industry Shakeup

McKee Foods, maker of Little Debbie snacks, turned to Workday's cloud-based human capital management and payroll software. The switch helped it analyze data for decision-making, save money and better survive a snack industry shakeup.

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New Relic Expands Into Business Metric Monitoring

Performance data being collected by developers and administrators can also offer more customer insight as well, New Relic says