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Dropbox and Xero form alliance as small business cloud computing battle heats up – The Australian Financial Review

Posted on Jun 29, 2015 in Cloud News

Fast-growing cloud accounting software company Xero has signed a strategic partnership arrangement with US cloud computing giant Dropbox which will see the two businesses combine aspects of their products to lure more small business customers from rivals. The partnership will essentially allow users of Dropbox storage to share documents directly from their personal or business accounts with their accounting systems

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CLOUD COMPUTING Salesforce Launches Tools To Boost Mobile Customer … – Top Tech News

Posted on Jun 27, 2015 in Cloud News

The new in-app customer support offering from Salesforce, announced today, includes an Amazon Mayday-like SOS button that instantly puts users in touch with agents for live, on-screen video help. The new cloud -based Service for Apps will also enable companies to provide customers with in-app knowledge bases, chat support, case monitoring and tap-to-call access to phone support.

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topseos.com Publishes Recommendations of 100 Best Search Engine … – SYS-CON Media (press release)

Posted on Jun 27, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

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Future of Information Storage with ISS SuperCore and Ceph | @CloudExpo … – SYS-CON Media (press release)

Posted on Jun 26, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

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Cloud platform Fasetto shows Google how Undo Send should be done – BetaNews

Posted on Jun 26, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

A couple of days ago, Google took Gmail's Undo Send feature out of its six year beta period, and brought the option to a wider audience. Although the feature has been widely welcomed, there has also been criticism, particularly about the measly 30 second time limit users are given to change their mind and recall an email. Today Fasetto launched Messaging 2.0 which includes the ability to recall or edit messages or files that have been sent, with no time limits

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Cloud platform Fasetto shows Google how Undo Send should be done – BetaNews

Posted on Jun 26, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

A couple of days ago, Google took Gmail's Undo Send feature out of its six year beta period, and brought the option to a wider audience. Although the feature has been widely welcomed, there has also been criticism, particularly about the measly 30 second time limit users are given to change their mind and recall an email. Today Fasetto launched Messaging 2.0 which includes the ability to recall or edit messages or files that have been sent, with no time limits.

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Box teams up with IBM on cloud storage, making new inroads in the enterprise – GeekWire

Posted on Jun 25, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Box CEO Aaron Levie. (GeekWire File Photo) IBM and Box are teaming up in an effort to bring a smarter, more centralized cloud-storage model to enterprise customers. Box will integrate many of IBM’s enterprise solutions into its business-level cloud options. The new partnership will bring IBM’s business, security and analytics power to Box’s cloud content collaboration systems

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Salesforce Service For Apps Gives CRM A Mobile Edge – InformationWeek

Posted on Jun 25, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

A new suite of products revealed by Salesforce today is aimed at improving the customer service experience on mobile devices through intuitive routing and contextualization. Salesforce Vs

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3 Questions to Ask Your Cloud Data Protection Vendor – MSPmentor (blog)

Posted on Jun 23, 2015 in SMB Cloud

For managed service providers (MSPs) looking to take advantage of new cloud revenue streams, there may be no bigger opportunity than mission-critical data protection services for the SMB market. The time is now! According to the SMB Group, the SMB market consisted of nearly 68 million firms worldwide in 2014 with almost 1 billion employees, representing over 50 percent of IT spending of all global businesses. A recent SpiceWorks survey found that cloud backup is the top cloud service IT pros plan to start using, with 49 percent planning to use Managed Cloud Backup

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Rob Davies, ViON SVP, Talks about Government Cloud Computing – SYS-CON Media (press release)

Posted on Jun 23, 2015 in Cloud News

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Why Are Cloud Vendors Like Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Oracle Acting As … – Forbes

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Post written by Christopher R. Wilder Chris is Senior Analyst and Practice Lead for Cloud Services and  Software at Moor Insights & Strategy. End-users that want to leverage the many benefits of moving to the cloud must also understand the security controls deployed within their cloud providers to ensure they are not another corporate victim of cyber criminals

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DLP policy violations highlight cloud storage security concerns – TechTarget

Posted on Jun 19, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Enterprises are uploading more data to cloud storage services, but those services are the source of a staggering number of data loss prevention policy violations, according to a new study. Cloud policy vendor Netskope released a quarterly cloud report on the state of data in the cloud, "Sensitive Data in the Cloud: Summer 2015," which revealed that although the number of cloud applications used at companies has gone down – from 730 to 715 since the spring – the number of DLP policy violations has gone up. The report, which surveyed "millions of users in hundreds of accounts" from March to May, showed that 17.9% of files in cloud apps sanctioned by the enterprise violated a data policy, while 22.2 % of these violations were files shared publically.

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Coveo Lassos the Cloud for Enterprise Search – Datamation

Posted on Jun 17, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Enterprise search specialist Coveo has launched a new cloud-based solution to help business users find the information they may not even know to search for, regardless of where it's stored. Dubbed simply Coveo Cloud, the product is the "first end-to-end intelligent search cloud platform," Diane Berry, senior vice president of market strategy at Coveo, told Datamation. Coveo Cloud "combines multiple components, including the cloud-based index and great security framework," providing a unified search experience that spans both on-premises and online data stores, she added.

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Shadow data report underscores the need for strong cloud app security – TechRepublic

Posted on Jun 17, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Enterprises like the ease and efficiency of using cloud apps. A new Elastica report shows that means more file sharing, and a greater risk of exposing sensitive data.  Image: iStock Cloud app security firm Elastica's Q2 2015 Shadow Data Report notes an almost 300% increase from last year in the average number of files shared per user

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Coveo Cloud frees siloed content with enterprise search – FierceContentManagement

Posted on Jun 17, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Enterprise search company Coveo knows knowledge workers spend – some might say waste – a lot of time looking for information in far-flung corners of their employers' databases and content management systems.

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