Thursday, March 12, 2015

Google vs. AWS cloud storage just got a whole lot more interesting

8 rising stars in cloud management | Shortage of security pros worsens

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Google vs. AWS cloud storage just got a whole lot more interesting
Google unveiled a new beta cloud storage offering named Nearline that aims squarely at the company's biggest rival in the cloud, Amazon Web Services. Nearline is a public IaaS cloud service that allows customers to store data at a low cost with fast retrieval (in seconds). Read More


3 Ways to Restore Salesforce Data
Data loss in Salesforce can be disastrous for your organization. Understand the three options for restoring lost data so you're ready when the worst happens. In this paper learn: -3 methods for restoring lost Salesforce data -Challenges and benefits of each method -Best practices for backup and restore Learn More

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Top 5 Reasons Your Need Backup for Salesforce
How safe is the information you store in Salesforce? Learn 5 challenges businesses face and how to overcome them. In this eBook learn: -Top 5 threats to your Salesforce data -How to proactively prevent and recover from these threats -How to remain compliant in the cloud Learn More

8 rising stars in cloud management
Have you ever been frustrated trying to find the perfect cloud storage service for either work or your personal use? You might pick one, only to have a new feature on a rival service change your mind months later. Read More

Shortage of security pros worsens
Security hiring challenges have worsened over the last several years. Threats are more numerous and more sophisticated; security breaches are more publicized; and CEOs, CIOs and CISOs are being held accountable for damaging hacks. It's no surprise companies are working harder to find, hire and retain experienced security pros. Read More

Google offers low-cost, cloud-based backup service
Google has unveiled a new backup storage service designed to provide enterprises and startups with a low-cost way of storing and archiving large amounts of information. Read More

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Achieve Consistent Performance With Hybrid Flash Array
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Internal DNS error cripples iTunes, other Apple services
An internal DNS error brought down iTunes and other Apple services Wednesday, leading to ongoing outages that have lasted almost 10 hours in some cases. Read More

HP creates new server line for cloud computing
As more computing moves to cloud-based data centers, Hewlett-Packard is moving there, too. HP is creating a server family aimed specifically at building systems for cloud providers. Read More

Apple Watch: The cloud gets scarier
I watched the presentation that Apple CEO Tim Cook delivered to a skeptical world yesterday that detailed the Apple Watch, along with an upgraded Apple TV. Both have astounding innovation. Both are ripe for difficulty. Read More


Cloud: Delivering Performance in Shared Environments
This whitepaper explores how service providers use VMTurbo to provide consistent performance across all workloads, as well as the three roles a responsible managed service provider (MSP) takes in order to accomplish that directive. Learn More

Tech groups renew push for cloud, email privacy protections
This may finally be the year that the U.S. Congress gives email and other documents stored in the cloud for several months the same privacy protections from police searches as newer files or paper records stored in a file cabinet, say backers of electronic privacy reform. Read More

New Chrome app puts Act-On's marketing automation tools front and center for SMBs
Few would dispute marketing automation's potential to benefit corporate marketing efforts, but with all the many and varied tools out there, keeping campaigns coordinated and cohesive can be difficult. Read More

Facebook's Open Compute Project starts to crack networking
The Open Compute Project says it has broken tight bonds between hardware and software that have kept networking closed for decades—and it took less than two years. Read More


Apple's most important announcements at its Apple Watch event

At an event to launch the Apple Watch, Apple also made several announcements regarding Apple TV, HBO, Macbook, and other products.


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