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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.

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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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

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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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Box updates storage app with iOS 8 widget and more

Box upgraded its storage app on Apple iOS and the web with new features to make it easier for users to access their cloud stuff.

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Nasuni raises the bar for hybrid cloud storage

Subscription-based service offers scalable storage for enterprises.

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Microsoft, Dropbox strike give-and-take Office 365 deal

Microsoft and Dropbox will integrate each of their corporate offerings -- Office 365 on Microsoft's part, Dropbox for Business on Dropbox's -- with the other's services.

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Seagate gives Ethernet-connected drives their own IP address

Seagate today is unveiling a new hard drive that can be used as an object-based storage device for cloud or scale-out unstructured data stores.

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Bulletproof storage

As storage becomes more dense, A system which is highly available becomes more critical. The term bullet proof has been used to describe storage systems which are designed with extremely high availability in mind. Could your storage...

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EMC snaps up three startups to help build hybrid clouds

EMC continued its push into hybrid clouds on Tuesday, buying three startups and introducing a package of hardware, software and services for getting a cloud up and running.

Industry reacts to Cisco cutting stake in VCE, EMC taking control

We've rounded up articles and social media commentary on the big changes taking place with the VCE converged infrastructure joint venture.

Microsoft fires new shot in storage wars, gives Office 365 users unlimited OneDrive

Microsoft today abolished space restrictions on its cloud-based OneDrive storage service for subscribers to Office 365, saying per-user allotments are now unlimited.

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OpenStack 10 'Juno' marries cloud, Hadoop and more...

Juno gives birth to better provisioning, policies, rescue, NFV: OpenStack, the open-source cloud OS, is at v10. Chock-full of new features and the ob. bug fixes, it's attracting attention not only from public cloud providers, but also...

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Snapchat and other online services need to tighten security

Regardless of the fact that some data leaks weren't the result of direct server hacks, Internet service companies need to do a better job of educating their users and offering stronger security measures.

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Dropbox dismisses claims of hack affecting 7M accounts

Hackers claim to have stolen a database of almost 7 million Dropbox log-in credentials, but the company says its service was not hacked.

VCE rolls out an all-in-one system with EMC's all-flash XtremIO array

VCE is expanding its line of all-in-one cloud systems, adding one with all-flash storage and offering options for enterprises seeking an easier path to the cloud.

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Harvard Business Publishing learns some lessons about work in the cloud

The director of IT explains at Interop New York how managing the cloud is different from managing on-premises systems.

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iOS 8 bug deletes iWork docs

iPhone and iPad owners running iOS 8 have reported a new bug in the software that deletes iWork documents from iCloud Drive when they've reset their devices.

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