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SAP talks up Hana, but small companies slow to sign up

SAP says its Hana platform can help small and medium-sized businesses leverage big data, cloud computing and mobility.

Microsoft Azure thrown out of gear during a performance update

A service interruption on Azure storage services late Tuesday was caused by Microsoft's attempts to roll out a performance update.

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Wozniak still aims to simplify enterprise storage

The latest bid to simplify data storage comes from a team that includes Steve Wozniak, a guy who knows a thing or two about making technology easier.

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Review: Microsoft's hybrid cloud storage -- overpriced, underwhelming

Microsoft's Azure StorSimple backup and DR solution offers compelling Azure integrations, but the high price and absence of local management hold it back

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IT needs to stop pretending it's not responsible for cloud security

While IT has ignored the public cloud users have turned Shadow IT into the real thing;when does caution about security become fear of change?

Microsoft schedules OneDrive rollout for Office 365 ProPlus subscribers

Microsoft on Monday promised that Office 365 ProPlus subscribers would have access to OneDrive for Business, the company's enterprise-grade cloud storage service, by the end of January 2015.

TRUSTe deceived consumers about its recertification program

TRUSTe, the provider of privacy certifications for online businesses failed to conduct annual recertification checks for hundreds of companies holding its privacy seal.

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Enterprises Moving Big Data Workloads to Public Cloud

More than half of large enterprises are either already using public cloud resources for their big data analytic needs or plan to do so, according to a report by Gigaom Research.

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Fujitsu embeds data in LED light for smartphones to detect

Just aim a smartphone camera at a lit object and an app calls up relevant information

Microsoft's defense of OneDrive changes fails to silence critics

Microsoft's explanation of why it discarded an advanced feature in OneDrive on Windows 10 failed to curb angry users' criticism.

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Amazon Web Services unveils a bunch of new cloud... stuff

AWS EC2 Container Service with Docker, Aurora MySQL clone... and Lambda functions? At Amazon's re:Invent shindig in Vegas, the company announces a host of new features for its public-cloud service. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers dig into...

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Google taps cloud, big data -- and satellites -- to track overfishing

Google has helped launch an ambitious project combining cloud computing, big data and satellite networks to monitor global fishing activity with an eye to curb overfishing.

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Microsoft updates Windows 10, gets an earful from users about OneDrive changes

Microsoft yesterday rolled out the next update to its Windows 10 Technical Preview, but an alteration to how OneDrive, the company's cloud-based storage service, synchronizes files got a big thumbs down from users

Salesforce Lightning Connect marries old apps to new

Salesforce1 Lightning Connect is a new tool to connect the company's cloud with legacy data sources.

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Fujitsu pushes cloud platform to test IoT ideas

Fujitsu wants to promote Internet of Things technologies by launching a cloud-based development platform.

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Sophos bets on the cloud to fight cyberattacks

Sophos is betting entirely on the cloud in a bid to make it easier for understaffed IT departments to manage cyberattacks

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'The cloud is the new normal,' Amazon Web Services executive says

The cloud is no longer relegated to handling ancillary jobs, but is quickly become the base for mission critical -- or even all -- enterprise IT operations, the head of Amazon Web Services said.

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The 5 SMART stats that actually predict hard drive failure

Backblaze, the cloud service provider that has released several internal studies on hard drive failure rates in its data center, today released data showing SMART stats are inconsistent from manufacturer to manufacturer and don’t...

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