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One Year Post-Snowden: Shattered Trust Is Hard To Repair – Redmondmag.com

Posted on Jul 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

In-Depth One Year Post-Snowden: Shattered Trust Is Hard To Repair Since Edward Snowden first revealed major cloud companies' cooperation with the NSA's covert surveillance, Microsoft and other vendors have been fighting hard to restore their image through public measures to protect users' privacy. While Redmond readers respect the effort to varying degrees, they're taking their own countermeasures. By Chris Paoli 07/29/2014 More than a year since leaked confidential documents from former National Security Agency (NSA) con­tractor Edward Snowden surfaced, IT providers are still fighting to regain the trust of their customers.

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What really is ‘The Cloud’? And how does it work? A simple explainer – NEWS.com.au

Posted on Jul 29, 2014 in Cloud News

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CLOUD COMPUTING Microsoft, IBM Cloud Services Gaining on Amazon – CIO Today

Posted on Jul 29, 2014 in Cloud News

Which company is leading in cloud -based infrastructure services?

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Everything you didn’t know about ‘The Cloud’ – NEWS.com.au

Posted on Jul 29, 2014 in Cloud News

Cloud computing ... a difficult concept for many to grasp

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BridgeWays announces acquisition of Nubigenus – Insurance News Net

Posted on Jul 29, 2014 in SMB Cloud

NEW HAVEN, Conn., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BridgeWays, a leading provider of monitoring, management and reporting solutions, announced today it had completed the acquisition of exclusive rights of the Nubigenus Ltd. software assets and intellectual property (IP)

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Caspio Introduces HIPAA-Compliant Edition of its Popular Cloud Application … – Insurance News Net

Posted on Jul 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caspio, Inc. (www.caspio.com), the leading cloud platform for creating custom business applications, today announced the release of Caspio HIPAA Enterprise, a HIPAA-compliant edition of its popular rapid application development platform

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Breakthrough Elastic Cloud-to-Cloud Networking Unveiled by AT&T, IBM … – MarketWatch

Posted on Jul 29, 2014 in Cloud News

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Cloud Computing helps to accelerate DevOps – Bobsguide (press release)

Posted on Jul 29, 2014 in Cloud News

“DevOps” is one of those tech industry buzz words that is mentioned everywhere but is often misunderstood. The term seems to have lost its true meaning and if you asked ten different industry professionals to define it, you would get ten different answers. Although a precise definition is still elusive, bobsguide provides greater insight into DevOps and how Cloud Computing is helping to accelerate its influence in the tech industry

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InterCloud Systems Elevated to VMware Partner Enterprise-Level Status – Wall Street Journal

Posted on Jul 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

InterCloud Systems Elevated to VMware Partner Enterprise-Level Status SHREWSBURY, N.J., July 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InterCloud Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:ICLD) (the "Company" or "InterCloud"), a Cloud-centric solutions and services company serving enterprise and service provider customers, has announces it has been elevated to VMware Partner-Enterprise status, one of the highest partnership levels within the VMware Partner Network

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NTT Communications and PLDT to Provide Philippine Companies with … – Wall Street Journal

Posted on Jul 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

-- NTT Com to Wholesale IaaS Solution to Philippines' Largest Telco -- TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 28, 2014-- NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT (NYSE: NTT) Group, announced today a partnership with the Philippines' largest telecommunication company, Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT: www.pldt.com), to provide PLDT's enterprise customers with NTT Com's enterprise-grade, infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solution, Enterprise Cloud (www.ntt.com/enterprise_cloud_e). Commercial services are scheduled to begin in or after September

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Skyhigh Networks, SafeNet Partner for Data Security in the Cloud – Talkin’ Cloud

Posted on Jul 28, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Chris Cesio, Skyhigh Networks' vice president of business development and alliances Cloud security software provider Skyhigh Networks has joined SafeNet, an enterprise data protection company, to deliver flexible and secure key management solutions to protect corporate data in the cloud. Skyhigh and SafeNet will provide a cloud-based model for data security that is scalable and minimizes upfront costs.

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EPA isn’t keeping track of its cloud computing, IG report finds – FedScoop

Posted on Jul 28, 2014 in Cloud News

The Environmental Protection Agency doesn’t know how many cloud computing contracts it currently holds nor is it aware of how secure they are, according to a report from the agency’s Office of the Inspector General. The EPA IG report also says the agency is using services from a subcontractor that is not compliant with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) and may not be able to access the actual hardware for investigative purposes. “Our audit work disclosed management oversight concerns regarding the EPA’s use of cloud computing technologies,” states the report state, released last week

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NAKIVO releases v4.1 for VMware Cloud, Hosting, and Service Providers – eChannelLine

Posted on Jul 28, 2014 in SMB Cloud

NAKIVO, which makes data protection software for VMware virtualized environments and cloud backup, has released NAKIVO Backup & Replication v4.1. The new version introduces new features for cloud, hosting, and service providers who can use NAKIVO Backup & Replication to provide VM Backup-as-a-Service, Replication-as-a-Service, and Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service in their cloud environments.

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Deep Data Trumps Big Data – InformationWeek

Posted on Jul 28, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Finding smaller, more relevant morsels of information is the key to unlocking big data's potential, says FirstFuel's CTO. Location Analytics + Maps: 10 Eureka Moments (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) You've heard of "big data," of course, but what about "deep data?" Fear not, our goal here is not to foist another industry buzzword upon you. But given the ongoing debate over how much data a company should ingest and manage, the concept of deep data is one that every data-focused organization should know.

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Microsoft, IBM Gain On Amazon Cloud – InformationWeek

Posted on Jul 28, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Synergy Research Group data shows Microsoft and IBM are gaining cloud services marketshare while Google is falling off the pace.

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