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7 best practices for securing your cloud service

Learn how to securely leverage the benefits of the cloud by using its strengths to overcome issues that have traditionally been labeled as weaknesses.

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How to set up two-factor authentication for your Apple ID and iCloud account

Protect your data from the Turkish Crime Family demanding ransom from Apple—or from any hackers and creeps, for that matter. It's really quite easy to set up.

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Microsoft expands connected car push with patent licensing

Microsoft’s push into the connected car market continued Wednesday when it unveiled a new patent licensing program aimed at crafting deals for carmakers and other companies.

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18 free cloud storage options

A review of 18 companies that offer free cloud storage

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3 reasons to hire a cognitive developer in 2017

As the shift to cognitive computing accelerates, organizations need cognitive developers who can lead them through this digital transformation.

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Look before you leap: 4 hard truths about IoT

The internet of things still looks promising, with forecasts for billions of devices to solve all sorts of problems. But as promising as the technology is, it has some shortcomings.

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Microsoft hit with second cloud disruption in two weeks

A handful of hosted Microsoft services, including Office 365 SaaS apps, OneDrive cloud storage and xBox Live platforms experienced an outage on Tuesday into Wednesday, according Microsoft and services that track outages.

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Review: SaltStack shifts devops into high gear

SaltStack Enterprise 5.0 draws on high-speed messaging for superior scalability and control, but the web UI is still catching up

Microsoft Matter Center – Office 365 Legal Industry Case Management Add-in

Microsoft Matter Center is a (free) add-in to Office 365 to support the legal industry in case and content management leveraging the core capabilities of Office 365 and Microsoft Azure.

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How much can a fiber carry? Facebook and Nokia are pushing it

Facebook and Nokia have found a way to push a lot more data through a submarine cable across the Atlantic, which could help the social network keep up with the growth of video and virtual reality.

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Juniper extends data center interconnect options

Large data center interconnect users needing high-speed connectivity and bandwidth for access to massive cloud resources have a new option to handle these demands. Juniper today rolled out its Open Cloud Interconnect package.

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Why your cloud strategy should include multiple vendors

Cloud computing has become a staple of most enterprise computing environments, but CIOs are still sweating over whether to use one or more infrastructure-as-a-service provider.

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Windows Server on ARM is for Azure only

What makes the work of porting code to the ARM instruction set worthwhile is both the scale of cloud and the kind of services Microsoft runs in Azure. The economics works for cloud, not your data centers.

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Adobe takes aim at customer experience, partners with Microsoft

With its new Experience Cloud offering, Adobe seeks to help enterprises optimize customer experiences. And working with Microsoft and other partners, it will create a standard semantic data model to make it easier to customize apps,...

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IBM’s bringing Watson to a whole bunch of new developer tools

As IBM welcomes an estimated 20,000 developers, customers and partners to Las Vegas this week for its InterConnect conference, a running theme throughout the three-day show is providing application builders with cognitive and...

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10 reasons to look for a new job

Underpaid? Unchallenged? Unhappy with the culture at work? It might be time to look for a new job

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Cloud security still a work in progress

Cybersecurity professionals admit that they still don’t have the right skills, processes and monitoring capabilities for cloud security. Suggestions?

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Huawei sees switch to flash as right time to rethink whole storage infrastructure

Huawei Technologies is going all flash with its latest enterprise storage system, the OceanStor Dorado V3. It's part of the new storage-as-a-service (STaaS) offering the company unveiled at Cebit.

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