Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Microsoft defending Office with Cloud offering

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Microsoft Takes to Cloud to Defend Its Office Business
New York Times
“We could do this now because the Google cloud apps are ready for prime time,” Mr. Conophy said. Halting such defections is a top priority at Microsoft. Its response arrives Tuesday, when the company begins selling Office 365, a cloud-based version of ...
Cloud Computing's Present and Future: What You Need to Know
Network World
By Bernard Golden, CIO I had the opportunity to participate in two conferences over the past couple of weeks, and got what are essentially headlines ripped from today's newspapers about the state ofcloud computing in the real world as well as a ...
Can you trust your cloud hosting provider?
Commentary - Cloud computing is the best thing that has happened to information security in 50 years, because it's forcing people to address the perimeter issue. As you move data to the Cloudthere are many different challenges. ...
LaCie offers hybrid cloud storage service
By Lucas Mearian Computerworld - LaCie has announced a hybrid storage product that combines a desktop hard drive with a cloud storage service. The new product, called CloudBox, automatically stores a copy of your data locally to what is basically a ...

Cisco Partners With Orange on Cloud-Based Hosted Collaboration
Cisco, following up on a cloud-based UC program with Verizon, is offering a similar program through a partnership with European telecom giant Orange. Cisco Systems is continuing to partner with carriers as officials look to offer the company's ...
SolidFire Unveils SSD-Based Storage For Cloud Service Providers
By Joseph F. Kovar, CRN Startup SolidFire plans to do its part to enhance cloud storage performance with the development of SSD storage technology combined with scale-out storage architecture. SolidFire is developing scale-out clustered storage which ...
Interphase Debuts clouDevice(TM) Cloud Client Portfolio
MarketWatch (press release)
Supporting all major virtual desktop host environments and end-user types, the debut of clouDevice marks the company's entry into the cloud computing market. The clouDevice product line includes multi-seat clients that support Microsoft(R) Windows ...
Cloud Sherpas Acquires Beloit Solutions Group, Strengthens Position in ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Cloud Sherpas, a top Google partner for helping business customers adopt the Google Apps™cloud platform, has acquired Beloit Solutions Group; terms were not disclosed. Last month CloudSherpas acquired San Francisco-based Omnetic, extending the ...
London's E-Health Cloud program will send patient records to the ...
By Amar Toor
You'd think that the recent spate of high-profile cyberattacks would've deterred the healthcare industry from sending patient records to the cloud --
Copy paste between cloud apps with otixo - TNW Apps
By Brad McCarty
The problem that I have seen with cloud services thus far is that I end up having to log in to 5 or 6 different sites in order to gain access to the services that I want. Then, if I want to move files between them, I have to download ...
The Next Web
With Office 365, Microsoft reloads in cloud battle with Google ...
By Nick Eaton
With Office 365, Microsoft reloads in cloud battle with Google.
The Microsoft Blog
WatchDox Creates Pricey New Private Cloud for Secure Document ...
By David Strom
WatchDox is extending its services to the private cloud. We've written about them in the past. They have an iPad app for document control and tracking, and have ...
Java EE 7 Looks to the Cloud in Java
Although many features were leaked, the highlight of the discussion was Java EE 7's PaaS (platform-as-a-service) capabilities for cloud computing. Java EE 7 is slated for release sometime during the third quarter of 2012. ...
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