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Even the Most Secure Cloud Storage May Not Be So Secure, Study Finds

Some cloud storage providers who hope to be on the leading edge of cloud security adopt a "zero-knowledge" policy in which vendors say it is impossible for customer data to be snooped on. But a recent study by computer scientists at John Full Story »
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9 Things You Need to Know Before You Store Data in the Cloud

More and more businesses of all sizes are storing some or all of their data in the cloud. But before you move to an online storage provider, there are some things you should know (and ask) about cloud storage and recovery.

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Riverbed Re-Brands Storage Offerings, Adds to the Stack

Riverbed Technology Tuesday released a rebranded SteelFusion line of storage appliances, signaling its intention to further centralize its branch office lines and combine as much functionality as possible into a single device.

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Box Patches Heartbleed Flaw in its Cloud Storage Systems

The company is also telling customers to change their passwords

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Microsoft Puts the Squeeze on Windows to Shoehorn it Into 16GB Devices

Microsoft has revealed how it will squeeze Windows 8.1 onto devices with storage space as small as 16GB to fulfill a promise earlier this year that OEMs could produce low-cost tablets and laptops.

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Dropbox CEO Defends Rice Despite 'Drop Dropbox' Privacy Backlash

Dropbox intended to make headlines after introducing Carousel, Dropbox for Business, and the Mailbox app expansion on Wednesday. But the cloud storage company probably didn't expect those headlines to be about another news item altogether: its newest Board member, former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

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Dropbox and You: A Future Where Apps Drive Cloud Storage

For companies in the cloud storage business, standing out from the pack isn't getting any easier, as many competing services are racing to the bottom with both free and paid offerings.

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'Drop Dropbox' Protests Flare as Wiretap Proponent Condoleezza Rice Joins Board

Not surprisingly, privacy advocates decry the appointment of Rice, a pro-surveillance hawk, to the board of a company that stores user data.

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Why Dropbox and Box Are Expanding Beyond Straight-Up Cloud Storage

For companies in the cloud storage business, standing out from the pack isn't getting any easier, as many competing services are racing to the bottom with both free and paid offerings.

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Dropbox Looks Beyond the Cloud with Email, Photo Apps, Better Business Features

Dropbox shook up its service on Wednesday, announcing a slew of updates and new services designed for work and play alike. Amidst the flurry of announcements, one thing became startlingly clear: Google Drive may have the cheapest consumer cloud prices around, but Dropbox wants to be more than just a simple storage locker.

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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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Canonical to Close Ubuntu One Cloud-storage Service

In the face of stiff competition, the company will quit to focus on its OS

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Seagate Business Storage Windows Server Review: No-Nonsense NAS for Business

Running Microsoft's Server Essentials 2012 Workgroup edition, Seagate's Business Storage Windows Server NAS box is a good fit.

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9 Free Cloud Storage Options for Small Businesses

Using the cloud can bring advantages that could be extra enticing for a small business. Instead of having to invest in hardware to store your files and applications, why not use the cloud? Instead of emailing documents back and forth, why not centrally store them in the cloud?

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Box to Offer Usage-based Pricing, File Conversion Service

The cloud-based storage and collaboration company is looking beyond its roots