Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Microsoft cuts OneDrive prices, increases capacity

Breaking down the wall between VMware vSphere and cloud | Review: Open source proxy servers are capable, but a bit rough around the edges

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Microsoft cuts OneDrive prices, increases capacity
Microsoft will dramatically increase capacity and lower prices for OneDrive, increasing pressure on other cloud storage providers and also sweetening the deal for prospective and current Office 365 customers. Read More


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ShoreTel UC Virtualization Simplifies Network, Reduces Costs
A challenge to deploy, Unified Communications requires a dedicated server per application. Virtualizing UC and consolidating apps on hardware conserves cost, space and maintenance. ShoreTel UC virtualization is unique with the ability to mix and match hardware and virtual appliances in a single network, managed by a single web-based interface. Check out how to select the UC deployment model that best suits your needs

Breaking down the wall between VMware vSphere and cloud
As infrastructure and operations professionals seek to broker cloud services for the enterprise, they are coming to terms with the need to 'cloudify' existing vSphere infrastructure in order to make these environments more developer-friendly and support migration of workloads to AWS or other clouds as their needs evolve. In other words, the goal is to make vSphere look and act like a public cloud. Read More

Review: Open source proxy servers are capable, but a bit rough around the edges
Providing a common gateway for web services, caching web requests or providing anonymity are some of the ways organizations use proxy servers. Commercial proxy products, especially cloud offerings, are plentiful, but we wondered if open source or free products could provide enterprise-grade proxy services. Read More

Hadoop analysis now tackling IoT to improve transit
For the Internet of Things, collecting data is only half the battle, and public transit agencies know that as well as anyone. Read More

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Step-by Step Guide to Optimizing the Digital Experience
This practical guide to superior online performance takes a closer look at the complex concept of online performance: what it is, how to measure it, and—most critically—what it takes to make it better. Learn More

Leveraging Microsoft Azure as your disaster recovery/failover data center
Microsoft is previewing a technology that will completely change how we view disaster recovery and failover of virtual machines and the benefits of the cloud. What Azure Site Recovery (ASR) does, in a nutshell, is replicate virtual machines from an on-premise data center to Azure on a regular basis, and then the organization can failover their on-premise datac enter so that the VMs are now running in Azure. Read More

Tibco deepens Tibbr integration with SharePoint
Tibco has extended the integration between its Tibbr enterprise social networking suite and Microsoft's SharePoint collaboration server, and has linked it for the first time with the Outlook email and calendar client. Read More

Oracle buys LiveLOOK for co-browsing technology
The deal follows Salesforce.com's rollout of SOS, a help feature inspired by Amazon's Mayday. Read More


Meg Whitman presents Unlocking IT with Big Data
Today, the industry is at an inflection point - driven by a triple storm of Big Data, cloud, and mobility; and in this new environment, security is paramount. The New Style of IT is about how businesses and IT leverage this rapid change for enterprise growth. Learn More

Box's note-taking tool available for iOS users
Box has added Notes, its lightweight note-taking tool, to the iPad and iPhone versions of its cloud storage application. Read More

Office 365 customers can sign up to get new features early
Microsoft also launched a Web page listing current and upcoming enhancements for the cloud suite. Read More

7 tips for protecting your AWS cloud
The biggest thing to remember is that when customers use the cloud, security is not inherently provided for all workloads. Read More

The real 'fire' in Amazon's smartphone? A shopping spree
You'd be forgiven for thinking Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wants to compete with other phone makers with his company's new Fire smartphone. But forget the multiple cameras and pretty 3-D-like effects, the device is really about selling more stuff. Read More

Oracle claims second-largest SaaS vendor title, while Q4 profits slip
Oracle is now the industry's second-largest SaaS vendor after Salesforce.com, but it made that announcement as fourth-quarter profits slipped slightly and on-premises software license sales ended the fiscal year flat. Read More


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