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Microsoft turns cloud storage into Office 365 feature
Microsoft's decision to boost free storage space to one terabyte for Office 365 subscribers is less a game changer for the rent-not-own concept than additional evidence that storage is transforming from a separate service to a feature, analysts argued today. Read More


Assuring Web Performance Levels With Next Generation ADCs
Next generation application delivery controllers (ADCs) accelerate applications, monitor end-to-end performance in real time, ensure their security and dedicate system resources to them to ensure SLAs. Learn More


The Future of IT: A Customer First Approach
Explore how customer-first policies can make use of social, mobile and cloud technologies to give workers the freedom and flexibility they desire to drive company productivity. Learn More.

17 obscure Windows tools and tricks too powerful to overlook
The beauty of Windows lies in its flexibility and depth. In fact, Windows is so deep and flexible that many of us never touch its more powerful tools, whether from unawareness or sheer forgetfulness. But beneath Internet Explorer and the Start button hides a universe of tools and tricks that are positively brimming with potential. Read More

Google reacts to Office 365 momentum with beefier Apps suite
Under pressure from Microsoft's Office 365, Google has launched a premium edition of Apps with unlimited cloud storage and extra IT controls, and has also improved the Docs office productivity suite. Read More

10 things to know about the smartphone kill switch
Apple already has one, Microsoft and Google say they'll build one, Minnesota will demand it from next year and it could soon be the law in California and maybe nationwide. The smartphone kill switch appears to be on its way to every handset sold in the U.S. so what's all the fuss about? Read More

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State of Cloud Security Report
In a relatively short time, cloud computing, specifically Infrastructure-as a-Service, has shifted from a new but unproven approach to an accepted, even inevitable, model. Driven by flexibility and efficiency, the question facing most organizations is which applications and workloads to move to the cloud and when. Learn More

Microsoft fixes Exchange Online outage after almost 9 hours
The company pinned the blame on a networking infrastructure failure. Read More

Android for Work and Office integration let you get down to business
Full data separation between personal and work applications will soon help people who use their Android phones for both work and play. Or so says Sundar Pichai at the Google I/O conference Wednesday. Read More

Microsoft's Smith calls for new privacy push in Congress
Congress needs to do more to protect private data of U.S. citizens from government surveillance and the misuse of technology by companies, a top Microsoft executive said Tuesday. Read More


The Importance of Reputation
Proactive enterprise security involves turning data into actionable information--that's where reputation comes in. Learn More>>

Google trumps Microsoft's 1TB of storage with unlimited space
Google today answered Microsoft's boost of cloud storage space by announcing it would give customers of its Google Apps for Business an unlimited amount of storage for an additional $5 per month per user. Read More

Microsoft wants MacBook Air owners to trade up to a Surface Pro by trading in
Microsoft has launched a buy-back program to try to get MacBook Air owners to part with their notebooks and replace them with new Surface Pro 3 devices. The offer, which started Friday and runs through July 31, will give customers up to $650 in store credit for a used Apple MacBook. Read More

VMware: We're aiming to be a top 3 cloud provider
Gartner's annual Magic Quadrant is a sort of who's who of the cloud computing market. And while VMware made the company's most recent list, it didn't receive the highest of marks. Read More

Google targets business users with cloud, Docs advances
Google made it clear today that it's still going after enterprise users. After focusing much of its approximately two-and-a-half-hour-long Google I/O keynote on its Android platform and related devices, the company turned its attention to the enterprise with announcements about Google Docs and its cloud service. Read More


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Outside of the obvious suspects – LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+ – who has the potential to unseat Facebook? Here are five possibilities.


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