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The cloud comes down to earth

An ever-expanding universe of cloud platforms, services, and applications have become fundamental to business and IT operations.

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How to choose a SaaS management platform

Thanks to pandemic-spurred remote work, companies face a deluge of new cloud-based applications in use across the enterprise. Tools that can handle the SaaS sprawl aim to discover, manage, and secure those apps.

What you should do before your cloud goes down

When Amazon Web Services recently had a case of network hiccups, we all found out how miserable it is to have all our IT eggs in one cloud basket. We can do better. Here’s how.

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AWS outage hit collaboration vendors, highlights risk of cloud-based tools

Software-as-a-service providers including Slack, Trello, Asana, and Smartsheet saw disruptions after API and network issues hit Amazon Web Services’ U.S. data center.

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Finally! Adobe rolls out Photoshop and Illustrator for DaaS users

Desktop-as-a-Service continues to gain traction, and Adobe has finally filled the last holes in its deployment with web-based versions of Photoshop and Illustrator. It’s about time.

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Apple needs to introduce an iCloud business suite for the enterprise

Apple has an opportunity to create a suite of online services aimed at its growing congregation of enterprise users.

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How to choose the best desktop-as-a-service solution

With the future of work moving from office cubicles to the home, DaaS is becoming a more attractive choice than ever.

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10 top file-sharing services: Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, OneDrive, and more

Most file-sharing services have evolved into full-blown collaboration platforms. We look at 10 online services ranging from basic to enterprise-level.

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NZ IT leaders welcome AWS investment in local cloud data centres

The move, following ones by Microsoft and Google, should address data-sovereignty needs and provide lower latency for data transfer and applications.

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What is iCloud+ (and why should you use it)?

If you’ve been upgraded to iCloud+ at no additional charge, you probably want to know what you're getting into....

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Salesforce builds out its Health Cloud with remote patient monitoring tool

The company is increasing its focus on the healthcare sector with an Intelligent appointment management tool and HIPAA compliance for Salesforce Maps; the features were unveiled during this week's HIMSS 21.

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Apple says it won’t expand controversial CSAM technology

Apple has tried to deflect criticism of its controversial CSAM protection system, but in doing so has illustrated what’s at stake.

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Teradici brings Mac-as-a-service to multiple platforms

You can even access a remote Mac from a Windows Surface using Teradici's Cloud Access Software solution.

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NZ Fry Up: Is the internet more dangerous? Kiwis say yes; Google in (Auckland) town to stay; Create your own vendor ecosystem

New Zealand IT, tech, and telco news and views from our editor in Auckland.

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Zoom buys cloud contact center Five9 for $14.7B

The popular videoconferencing firm may be looking to move beyond video with the purchase, which gives it a new way to expand services.

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Say hello to the Windows 365 Cloud PC

It's finally here: A full Windows desktop-as-a-service is now ready to replace your Windows desktop on a PC.

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The best progressive web apps for productivity

With Chrome OS, Windows, Mac, or even mobile, these standout PWAs will help you get more done without any of the usual baggage.

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The great cloud computing surge

Driven in part by the pandemic, cloud computing adoption has reached new heights. These five articles take a close look at the implications.

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