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Here's how Evernote moved 3 petabytes of data to Google's cloud

Evernote decided last year that it wanted to move away from running its own data centers and start using the public cloud to operate its popular note taking service.

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Datanomics 101: The economics of data in a digital enterprise

The transformation of businesses to digital enterprises has created radical changes in Datanomics, the economics of data over its life cycle.

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What's next for Azure Site Recovery?

Microsoft’s Azure-based high availability disaster recovery service turns the cloud into your off-site failover for complex applications, and it can double as a migration strategy.

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Dropbox highlights productivity enhancements in rollout of new services

Dropbox kicked off its 2017 product launches with a pair of major announcements Monday aimed at improving users’ productivity at work. The cloud storage company announced the general availability of its Paper document collaboration...

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Review: 3 services for managing all your cloud storage accounts

Do you often find yourself playing 'find the file' among all your cloud storage services? One of these three apps can help.

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Tech leaders decry Trump’s Muslim ban

Taking to President Trump’s favored communications platform, Twitter, a who’s who of prominent technology and business leaders are speaking out against the new administration’s ban on Muslims from certain countries entering the United...

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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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Docker open-sources key tools for running containers

Docker announced Wednesday that it is releasing a set of basic components for running containers as an open source project. Containerd, (pronounced container-dee) is the core container runtime that underpins the company’s Docker...

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Big Switch adds security perimeter around SDN data center

Big Switch Networks today unraveled a wide-ranging group of products aimed at mitigating security attacks, scrutinizing cloud and container environments and improving its existing SDN-based monitoring software.

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Dropbox boosts mobile productivity with 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. The company announced Tuesday that users of its mobile apps will soon be...

Amazon Web Service’s Vice President and Distinguished Engineer James Hamilton

A peek inside Amazon’s cloud – from global scale to custom hardware

AWS Distinguished Engineer James Hamilton kicked off a re:Invent keynote by pulling back the covers on Amazon’s cloud, and giving a behind-the-scenes look at the company’s global scale, internal architecture and custom-made servers...

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SwiftStack ramps up its hybrid cloud offerings

It's Amazon Web Services re:Invent week. That means we'll a huge number of cloud-related announcements, including SwiftStack's hybrid cloud offering.

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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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10 reasons to divorce the cloud

For some companies, using cloud services isn’t what they hoped or expected it to be. Reason’s like these might be enough to make them leave.

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Down the rabbit hole, part 6: Secure and private online file storage

These four online file storage options give you better control, security and privacy over large, cloud storage services.

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How to pick the right cloud storage service

Many cloud storage options are available to businesses and consumers today, but one size does not fit all. This cloud storage guide includes tips to help you get started.

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Major cloud is infested with malware, researchers say

Researchers say 10% of repositories hosted by cloud providers, including some on Amazon and Google, are compromised, and ‘lurking malice’ is hidden in them.

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The best PC hardware we’re using now and why we love it

We celebrate 18 great components we couldn't live without, from fast SSDs to a graphics card that's just right, and even the perfect toolkit.

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