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SSD storage is the future of the cloud

For many workloads, high-IOPS SSDs in the cloud will bring real performance benefits, with Google leading the charge

Dropbox finds its way into HP, Acer PCs and tablets

The cloud storage company is pursuing partnerships to grow its already massive user base


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Azure expands, while security, storage, APIs lift Office 365

Microsoft uncaps Office 365 storage, adds APIs, increases security, and boosts Azure's capabilities

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NetApp's hybrid cloud is all about storage, not compute

With its new hybrid cloud, NetApp creates a data fabric that interoperates with Amazon and other vendors

Microsoft gives Office 365 customers unlimited OneDrive storage

The decision applies to both consumer and business editions of the Office 365 cloud suite

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Eclipse shines light on cloud-based app dev

Eclipse Cloud Development initiative looks to host browser-based development tools in the cloud

China attacks lead Apple to alert users on iCloud threats

Apple says the iCloud servers are secure, but advises users to always verify they've connected to an authentic iCloud website

Dropbox dismisses claims of hack affecting 7 million accounts

Credentials leaked by an alleged hacker online were likely stolen from other services, the online storage company says

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iOS 8 bug deletes iWork docs

After iPhone and iPad owners reset their devices, iCloud Drive documents disappear

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Ray Ozzie's Talko app stores calls in cloud, lets you search them

So far the free app and associated for-pay cloud-storage service is just for iPhone, but the goal is to support corporate work groups

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iOS 8's iCloud Drive reveals the dark side of empowered users

Apple's iCloud Drive deployment was sure to mess up people's access to documents -- and it did

Microsoft knocks iOS 8 install requirements, ups OneDrive free space

Adds 12GB-15GB more free photo storage for existing and new users on iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and Windows

Apple updates privacy policy, sets up site to guide users

Move comes as Apple embarks on health tracking and mobile payments that have potential privacy implications

Apple turns on iCloud two-step verification after nude selfie scandal

Two-step verification is not mandatory though Apple recommends the added security protection

Apple reveals new iCloud storage prices

With little fanfare Apple published new monthly prices for its expanded iCloud storage plans

Apple CEO says iCloud security will be strengthened

Two-factor authentication will be enabled on iCloud, along with more warnings for certain account actions

AT&T and Box to pave secure path to cloud content via VPN

Service extends AT&T's NetBond technology to Box and works in conjunction with the carrier's Toggle software

Box faces tough campaign for health, retail, and entertainment clouds

Box's move to add services for vertical markets smartly avoids the race to the bottom in cloud storage, but the road isn't easy

Apple iCloud backup quirk could have allowed hackers to access 'deleted' files

iCloud on iOS secretly keeps last three backups, says Check Point Software researcher

Microsoft's StorSimple: A first look at the 8000 series

These arrays add a cloud tier to the traditional approach, but the high price tag and Azure-only feature set could be deal-breakers

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