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Q&A

Nasuni CEO: ‘We’re going to liberate you from the bottleneck around your files’

In this installment of the IDG CEO Interview Series, Rodriguez spoke with Chief Content Officer John Gallant about how the Nasuni UniFS file system works, how customers deploy it and what kind of savings and flexibility they can...

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Dropbox provides offline folder support

Users who need to make sure they can get access to files stored in Dropbox while they're on the go and away from the web have a new feature to help with that.

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The cloud storage security gap -- and how to close it

Cloud storage vendors don't provide a comfortable balance for some IT admins, but third-party options get you part way there

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AWS is cutting and simplifying its storage prices

Amazon Web Services made a series of price cuts on Tuesday and simplified what customers pay for its storage products.

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What you should know about microservices

Microservices and container-based applications are becoming ever more popular. Why? And what does the emergence of these trends mean for your shop? This primer explains what microservices are, why your app-dev teams want to use them...

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Google overhauls its cloud storage offerings

There are big changes afoot for Google Cloud Platform's storage offerings. The company announced a complete overhaul of the storage options available to customers, complete with new storage tiers and reduced pricing.

Is tape storage dead … again?

Tape storage has been declared dead so many times that it has become a trope in technology journalism. The truth is more complicated and is ultimately less about tape’s demise than it is about the steady encroachment of cloud services....

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Google Home speaker and Pixel smartphone debut, with help from the Assistant

The Google Assistant is ready to take on Siri, Alexa, and the chatbots.

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Google ditches storage lock-in for Docs

For a very long time, Google focused on building its own productivity software to serve everyone from consumers to massive enterprises, and then locking people into its core experience. That all changed on Wednesday.

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17% off Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i Mobile Document Scanner - Deal Alert

The ScanSnap S1300i is the smallest multi-page double-sided ScanSnap scanner for one-button ease of use at the desk or on the road. Just stack up to 10 pages and press the blue button. Currently discounted 17%.

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6 external storage solutions for iPad and iPhone

If you are looking for life beyond iCloud, try these iOS storage solutions

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Box announces new 'zones' in Canada and Australia

Box has made no secret of its global ambitions, and on Wednesday it advanced them another step by announcing two new regional "zones" in Canada and Australia.

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Dropbox levels up its features for administrators

IT administrators managing Dropbox deployments are supposed to have an easier time with it soon, thanks to improvements that the company announced Wednesday.

Microsoft downsizes OneDrive accounts, enforces restrictions

OneDrive users have begun receiving notifications from Microsoft that their storage allotments have already, or will soon be, reduced to 5GB.

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How to get and set up all the Office 365 components

Part 1: Office 365 and OneDrive let you mix and match apps in Windows, MacOS, iOS, Android, and the web

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How to get Office 365 document sharing to actually work

Office 365, Office 2016, and OneDrive have finally come together across Windows, MacOS, iOS, Android, and the web -- but you still need a guide to making it all work

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How to access documents stored in OneDrive from any device

Part 3: The OneDrive service works for accessing shared files both within Office 2016 and the OneDrive app, if properly enabled

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How to share any kind of file through OneDrive

Part 4: OneDrive integrates with Windows, iOS, and Android -- and works via the web -- to let you share and discover shared files of all types

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How to share Office 365 documents directly from Office 2016

Part 2: Whether you use Office 2016 in Windows, MacOS, iOS, Android, or the web, you can share Office documents directly with others

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You can now send files with Skype when the recipient is offline

Microsoft stepped up its battle with the armada of mobile messaging apps on Tuesday, announcing that Skype users can now send files to each other without the recipient needing to be online.

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