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Box Shuttle makes it easier to ditch on-premises file storage

New services and tools help move potentially terabytes of data from legacy apps to the cloud

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Amazon's Elastic File System is now open for business

Users of the cloud storage service can create file systems that grow or shrink as needed

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Review: MongoDB Atlas shoulders the ops burden

Flexible configuration, rich tooling, and great pricing make MongoDB's DBaaS offering an instant winner

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Why you should use FastTrack to move to Office 365

Microsoft's migration assistance service will help you get to the Microsoft Cloud at no to low cost

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How APIs enable e-government

Paying parking tickets on the web is convenient, but API-fication is the real trigger of an e-government platform

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3 ways to screw up data security in the cloud

Securing the cloud doesn't mean you've secured your data in the cloud

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Cloud computing slows energy demand, U.S. says

The shift away from the traditional center has reduced power-usage growth from 24 percent to just 4 percent

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54% off Toshiba Canvio Connect II 1TB Portable Hard Drive - Deal Alert

The Toshiba Canvio Connect II is your all-in-one portable storage solution. The 1TB model is currently discounted dramatically from $119 down to just $55.

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Red Hat polishes JBoss EAP for a cloud-native future

A new services collection offers building blocks commonly used in enterprise applications

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Is desktop-as-a-service ready for business?

Licensing complications and an immature market limit where DaaS is useful, but desktops in the cloud are ideal for specific situations

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Apache Libcloud provides single Python API for all clouds

Developers can use the Python library to manage compute, storage, and containers on over 30 different cloud providers

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Microsoft: Government's data gag order practices worse than first thought

Fifty-four percent of authorities' demands for customer data are accompanied by orders that bar Microsoft from telling customers

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Why the UK's vote to leave the EU will have little effect on its data protection rules

The UK now faces a long, drawn-out process to quit the EU, at the end of which many of the rules 'Leave' campaigners sought to escape will remain in place

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Sorry, but there's no universal cloud security solution

Cloud security in a box is a myth; in reality, each cloud project comes with its own set of unique problems to solve

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Oracle will give cloud users first dibs on its next big database update

On-premises customers have no timeline as to when they'll get their own version

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Why APIs beat proxies for cloud security

Cloud access security brokers that take an API approach can provide more comprehensive security without impacting network performance

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Dropbox enhances its productivity tools across the board

New features include document scanning and improved sharing from the desktop

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Cloud or on-prem? This big-data service now swings both ways

Originally on-premises, BlueData's EPIC platform now works on AWS as well as other public clouds

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