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NSA jitters are 'just a bummer' for cloud growth, HP says
Revelations about U.S. National Security Agency snooping have made some buyers outside the U.S. think twice about public clouds, placing a drag on one of the world's biggest technology trends, the head of Hewlett-Packard's enterprise group said. Read More


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Dell Boomi a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for #iPaaS
See why Dell Boomi is named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS). Then, find the best iPaaS solution for your needs, and assess vendors based on ability to execute and completeness of vision. Learn about the iPaaS landscape from top industry analysts in this free report. CTA Read Gartner's Report >

First look: Amazon's new Fire Phone
Amazon has finally released its own smartphone. The Fire Phone, which runs on Amazon's Android-based Fire OS 3.5 and incorporates a host of features designed to make shopping your life easier, debuted Wednesday in a Seattle event hosted by Jeff Bezos. Here's a look at what's been brewing behind the scenes for all this time. Read More

Tips on how to ace an Office 365 certification test
Anyone hoping to gain Microsoft certification in Office 365 better know the ins and outs of provisioning, security, syncing, identities and troubleshooting for the cloud version of Microsoft's flagship productivity suite. Read More

Virtustream takes aim at complex cloud migrations
Virtustream is one of the most successful - yet least well known - public, private and hybrid cloud computing vendors in the market. While it doesn't have the brand name recognition of the giants of this industry, such as the Amazon Web Services, Microsoft's and Google's of the world, it does have the accolades. Read More


The Benefits of Cloud Networking
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Amazon names initial apps, lights 'fire' under developers
Many of the most popular mobile apps look set to be available on Amazon's new Fire smartphone when it launches on July 25. Read More

Google looks to the day when it can quit building its own servers
Google is well-known for building its own server hardware to meet the unique needs of its massive compute network, but that won't always be the case, the head of its infrastructure team said. Read More

Amazon CTO says business unaffected by Snowden revelations
Breaking with other players in the IT industry, Amazon's CTO has downplayed any impact of the Edward Snowden revelations on its international business. 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

BlackBerry makes Amazon app store part of rescue plan
The BlackBerry 10 OS will soon have Amazon's Android app store built-in, in a bid to increase the number of apps available on the smartphone and allow BlackBerry to focus on enterprise software as it tries to stay afloat. Read More

Intel expands custom chip work for big cloud providers
Intel is stepping up its efforts to build custom chips for online giants like eBay and Facebook, giving them a boost in performance and, Intel hopes, another reason to keep buying its microprocessors. Read More

Russian forensic firm's tool snags iCloud backups without an Apple ID
Moscow-based Elcomsoft has developed a tool to collect iCloud backup files without knowing a person's Apple ID, a development intended to help law enforcement analyze seized computers. Read More

CloudFlare acquires enterprise VPN provider CryptoSeal
CloudFlare has acquired CryptoSeal, a provider of VPN (virtual-private-network) services for businesses, in a deal it says will extend its security services to Web users. Read More


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