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Stop, Collaborate and Listen: Why File Sync Should Be Just as Easy as Getting … – Talkin’ Cloud (blog)

Posted on Nov 26, 2014 in SMB Cloud

Collaboration means something very different in today's business life, doesn't it? Try to remember the beat from the classic 808 drum machine in the background. And then in the '90s, the words "stop, collaborate and listen" beckoned an immediate call and response from the audience, complex dance moves and questionable fashion choices

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Promisec Updates Endpoint Health Check Platform – eWeek

Posted on Nov 25, 2014 in SMB Cloud

After the health check, users can create a report containing the results for remediation activities and address compliance-reporting requirements.

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New IBM service shines a light on mobile device and app performance – PCWorld

Posted on Nov 25, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

With mobile devices rapidly becoming the tools of choice for enterprise work, IBM wants to help IT departments make sure they can serve all users. Developing and delivering software to laptops and desktops is only part of the battle these days

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GridVision Brings Cloud-Based IT Automation to SMBs – Small Business Computing

Posted on Nov 24, 2014 in SMB Cloud

GridVision, a small and midsized business (SMB) IT specialist, has launched a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) tool that helps companies spend less time maintaining their IT environments and more time serving their customers. When it comes to IT management, small business owners have two choices. They can either pay IT experts a tidy sum to keep their systems up to snuff, or they can become IT experts themselves spending their days manually updating and configuring their servers, desktops and Web services

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CompTIA: Cloud is Fully Ingrained Among Enterprises – The VAR Guy

Posted on Nov 24, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

IT trade industry association CompTIA has revealed that more than nine out of 10 companies are currently using some form of cloud computing solution for their enterprise, meaning cloud has now become fully ingrained in the modern IT landscape. But while cloud offers companies many inherent benefits, including cost reductions and increased mobility, there are many users who continue to struggle as they look to build out their cloud capabilities

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5 essentials of effective cloud data integration, a customer perspective – Computerworld Australia

Posted on Nov 24, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

In search of agility and low overhead, companies are putting as many applications as practical in the cloud. But the resulting hybrid IT environments, where certain applications remain on-premise for security or other reasons, can result in data integration issues that reduce efficiency drags and hamper agility.

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Building on-ramp to cloud computing – R & D Magazine

Posted on Nov 24, 2014 in Cloud News

Mike Williams, Rice Univ. Rice Univ. is preparing to offer its researchers who deal in “big data” the opportunity to compute in the cloud with fewer barriers.

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The CRM Lottery – Business 2 Community

Posted on Nov 21, 2014 in SMB Cloud

Let’s discuss a couple of the heavyweight C words in the IT Sector, Cloud and CRM. What do they have in common? Well they have both certainly provoked a lot of press coverage and airtime, both have driven large brand name vendors to jump in with big investment, acquisitions and marketing hype, they have helped drive each other’s growth and both certainly have had customers debating what and when they should elect to use such a solution.

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The top cloud computing threats and vulnerabilities in an enterprise environment – CloudTech

Posted on Nov 21, 2014 in Cloud News

Picture credit: iStockPhoto Analysis I’ve seen different companies with operational models 90% based on cloud services, where the rest of the 10% is constituted of in-house servers. The basic response after asking about security issues related to cloud services was that the cloud service provider will take care of them and they don’t have to worry about it. This isn’t necessarily the case with every cloud service provider, since some CSPs have a good security model in place, while others clearly do not

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Open-source IaaS: OwnCloud 7 Enterprise Edition arrives – ZDNet

Posted on Nov 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

If your office is like mine, you already have a lot of storage. Over the years, it's probably become quite a mix of storage-area networks (SAN), network-attached storage (NAS), and servers

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Actiance Recognized in Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information … – SYS-CON Media (press release)

Posted on Nov 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

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IBM to launch enterprise email with cloud, social – Trade Arabia

Posted on Nov 20, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Enterprise email with cloud, social... better way to work DUBAI, 2 hours, 36 minutes ago IBM is reinventing enterprise email with a new freemium social collaboration offering that uses built-in analytics to give employees a new way to converse, find the right people and information fast, and get work done.IBM Verse stems from the company’s $100 million investment in design innovation and brings together its leading cloud, analytics, social and security platforms to transform the future of work.  IBM Verse takes a vastly different approach to enterprise email by integrating the many ways employees connect each day – via email, meetings, calendars, file sharing, instant messaging, social updates, video chats and more – through a single collaboration environment. It is the first messaging system to feature 'faceted search,' which enables users to pinpoint and retrieve specific information they're seeking across all the various types of content within their email.

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IBM reinvents email – Business-Cloud.com

Posted on Nov 19, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

IBM brings together analytics, cloud, security and social to create a new way of doing email in the enterprise.

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Mobile Cloud Computing in the Biomass Industry – Biomass Magazine

Posted on Nov 18, 2014 in Cloud News

Mobile supply chain management integrates software applications with mobile devices to allow users to wirelessly operate at any location.

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For ‘Facebook at Work’ to work, it will need to prove it’s worthy of our trust – VentureBeat

Posted on Nov 17, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

It’s not hard to see that Facebook’s (reported) “Facebook at Work” product could bring something unique and useful to the enterprise space. But regardless of what’s in the product, Facebook may not be able to offer trust.

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