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Box launches standalone Notes app to help teams collaborate

Box Notes is getting its own standalone web app and a new desktop app for Windows and Mac. It’s a new turn for the product, which allows users to collaboratively edit documents in real time.

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5 deadly mistakes in agile IT operations

Security, non-integrated teams and tools, and poorly thought through cloud strategies all represent dangerous minefields for IT operations.

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Cloud services accounted for half of revenue growth at SAP in 2016

SAP's revenue from cloud subscriptions and support grew so quickly in 2016, the company has raised its forecasts for 2017 and 2020.

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Microsoft expands FastTrack migration service

Microsoft is expanding the free services it offers to help enterprise customers adopt its products. The company announced Monday that its FastTrack services now encompass Dynamics 365, Windows 10 and Microsoft Teams.

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Cloud monitoring: Users review 5 top tools

These are boom times for cloud computing, but corporate IT departments still need to monitor those workloads and identify any problems. So we asked system administrators to identify the best and worst features – of five leading...

Containers? What are containers?

Surveys of IT users are a dime a dozen, but every once in a while one pops with a surprising statistic. Like this one: A poll of more than 300 IT works by UBM found that 8% didn’t event know what an application container is.

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Public vs. private cloud: Why the public cloud is a real threat to security

The debate on public vs. private cloud is a fierce one with advocates on both sides. Security experts, however, consistently fall in the pro-private camp.

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Avaya, in no-brainer, pulls $1 billion IPO in wake of bankruptcy filing

Avaya Holdings has withdrawn the $1 billion IPO offering it filed more than 5 years ago in the wake of last week's filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy by principal U.S. subsidiary Avaya, Inc.

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Data center managers, it’s time to commit to those New Year's resolutions

A mature data center strategy in 2017 will not only help your data centers to run more efficiently, but it will also add to your business’ bottom line.

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10 new AWS cloud services you never expected

From data scooping to facial recognition, Amazon’s latest additions give devs new, wide-ranging powers in the cloud


New products of the week 1.23.17

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Acronis and Bugsee.

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The CSO guide to top security conferences

CSO Online’s calendar of upcoming security conferences makes it easy to find the events that matter the most to you.

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Microsoft’s standing to sue over secret US data requests in question

Microsoft’s lawsuit objecting to the indiscriminate use by U.S. law enforcement of orders that demand user data without the opportunity to inform the customer may run into questions about the software giant's standing to raise the...

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Can the network help my cloud? Can cloud help my network?

The new year is ushering in a renewed urgency to embrace the possibilities of digital transformation. The cloud and network are critical.

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Is Oracle ready to play with the cloud big kids?

This week, at its Cloud World conference in New York, Oracle revealed additional details of its cloud offering, making its case once again to be among the big kids of the cloud market. It’s a valiant effort; but Oracle still has a...

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SADA Systems grows its cloud consulting business

SADA Systems picks up speed as cloud adoption continues, along with the need for cloud consulting.

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More proof the cloud is winning big

A new IDC forecast predicts spending on cloud infrastructure to top traditional IT approaches by 2020.

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Stratoscale shows you how to run your own Amazon 'region'

Q&A: The CEO of Stratoscale makes the case for his company’s datacenter OS replacing VMware and OpenStack, thus transforming your servers into an AWS region

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