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Portworx shows how its done—raises an impressive B funding round

The container data space is a valid one. Portworx’s Series B funding round of $20 million shows this.

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18 free cloud storage options

A review of 18 companies that offer free cloud storage

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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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Bdrive secures files in the cloud with fingerprints and fragmentation

Maximum privacy seems to be the goal for the new enterprise authentication and cloud storage services Bundesdruckerei is showing at Cebit this week.

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Google Drive will let users stream files from the cloud

Google Drive users will be able to see all the files they have stored in the company’s cloud service on their desktop without downloading them, thanks to a new feature the company announced Thursday.

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5 lessons from Amazon’s S3 cloud blunder – and how to prepare for the next one

This week’s service disruption to Amazon’s Simple Storage Service should be a wake up call to make sure your cloud-based applications are ready for the next time the cloud hiccups. These are five tips for preparing yourself for a...

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Apple, Microsoft and Amazon offer fairer deal on cloud storage

Apple, Microsoft and Amazon have agreed to give cloud storage subscribers fairer contracts after intervention by the U.K.'s Competition and Markets Authority.

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3 enterprise-strength file sync services to check out

Popular file-sync services are great for individuals, but can lack controls for access, encryption and other services that enterprises require.

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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...

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