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Fri, December 06, 2013 - Researchers at IBM's Zurich facility have developed software to use cloud storage services as a backup
Thu, December 05, 2013 - IT execs are wary, but benefits of cloud technology are a powerful draw
Wed, December 04, 2013 - Joyent promises to help solve tricky Node.js issues, no matter where they occur
Tue, December 03, 2013 - The company has cut the prices, improved reliability and expanded options for its GCE IaaS
Wed, November 27, 2013 - A recent report from Cisco Systems suggests that global cloud traffic will reach 5.3 zettabytes in 2017. That's more than four times the traffic seen in 2012. Analysts and vendors say this will have far-reaching implications for enterprise IT.
Fri, November 22, 2013 - A storage outage affected users in Asia, Europe and the U.S.
Tue, November 19, 2013 - Salesforce.com is positioning its new Salesforce1 platform as a means for companies to closely engage with their customers
Mon, November 18, 2013 - Ever the risk-averse industry, healthcare is finally beginning to trust cloud for the storage of protected health information. Experts credit better cloud security, dropping costs and the growing need for disparate organizations to share information. What's more, this only appears to be the tip of the healthcare cloud iceberg.
Fri, November 15, 2013 - AppStream could bring advanced graphics rendering to even the smallest of portable tablets
Fri, November 15, 2013 - IBM will eventually beat Amazon Web Services, writes CIO.com columnist Rob Enderle, but not because AWS has an inferior product. In many ways, AWS is better than IBM's cloud offering. But Big Blue's experience with enterprise customers, not to mention the federal government, shows that great businesses processes often beat great products.
Thu, November 14, 2013 - SSDs offer more consistent I/O speeds than disk drives, making them the core of Amazon's new high-performance I2 instances
Thu, November 14, 2013 - At its re:Invent user conference, Amazon Web Services also unveils new instances types and multizone backups for its data warehouse
Wed, November 13, 2013 - The head of Amazon Web Services bashes IBM and launches a VDI service at this year's AWS Reinvent conference
Fri, November 08, 2013 - Amazon dominates the cloud, but IBM, strengthened by its SoftLayer acquisition, has unleashed a marketing campaign that fires on all cylinders. Whether IBM's cloud is, in fact, better may matter less than Amazon's ability to challenge a company that's made many competitors crumble over the past 102 years.