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Snowflake Computing opens data warehouse to the masses

Cloud startup led by Microsoft veteran Bob Muglia also announces a new $45 million funding round


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How to make cloud backup a no-brainer

It's time to move from a disk-to-tape to a disk-to-cloud backup strategy

Dropbox for Business to get mobile management boost

Applications are on the way from partners including AirWatch and MobileIron

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Your ‘offline’ storage may be putting you at risk

What some admins consider to be offline resources aren't truly offline; the difference could mean disaster

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Dropbox cozies up to enterprises with Active Directory integration

New enterprise features for Dropbox for Business include Active Directory support, an enterprise-friendly installer, and built-in administrative roles for teams

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Microsoft entices cloud-wary with SQL Server, StorSimple upgrades to Azure

Updates to Microsoft's SQL Server and StorSimple appliance software draw customers toward using Azure as a bridge to the cloud

Dropbox unleashes 'universal app' for Windows phones and tablets

Cloud storage service offers new features for designers while promising better image handling

IBM cloud will reach back into tape for low-cost storage

Project Big Storage combines data on flash, disks and tape under a single namespace

Google launches a service for storing big data

Google finally opens up its speedy BigTable technology for third-party use

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Box Developer Edition woos both enterprises and startups

Box Developer Edition simplifies user provisioning and authentication for Box apps, for scrappy startups and established enterprises alike

EMC Syncplicity lets enterprises manage their own encryption keys

Syncplicity's Customer Managed Keys feature uses rights management software that customers can run on their own hardware

Amazon and Microsoft take aim at new workloads with souped-up cloud services

Better performance is promised for applications that need fast GPUs or storage

Amazon targets network file storage in the cloud at enterprises

Watch out NetApp! Amazon is coming after the NAS storage market

AWS drops prices -- and barriers -- to cloud adoption

Everyone wants high performance at low prices, and you'll buy from the public cloud providers that offer both

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Amazon Cloud Drive's unlimited storage plans undercut rivals

Amazon Cloud Drive takes the 'bang for your buck' throne, though its services are lacking

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Google Cloud Storage Nearline wants to be your cloud data vault

Data stored in Google's inexpensive alternative to offline cold storage can be accessed in under 3 seconds

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Outage hits Apple services, including iCloud and App Store

An Apple services outage has left users unable to sign into iCloud and App Store services since before 3 a.m. PT

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Microsoft muddles cloud storage in Office 365 for iOS

Microsoft's confusing mix of file-access methods will confound users and make document management iffy

IBM puts software and cloud at the center of storage

The IBM Spectrum Storage strategy embraces multiple vendors and clouds

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