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The high cost and risk of On-Premise vs. Cloud

This article discusses the costs and risks of maintaining your applications and infrastructure on premise vs. moving to the Cloud.

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How to avoid downtime and disruption when moving data

Increasingly organizations need to move data between data centers and/or the cloud, but the risk of downtime during transition is a sticking point.

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The emergence of DevOps in the evolving digital enterprise

Digital enterprises operate with radically different datanomics than conventional physical businesses. Here, digital information is the business.

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Why Microsoft's Cosmos DB represents the future of cloud databases

Here are four reasons why there's more to Microsoft's new database as a service than minimal management and greater flexibility

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Datacenters decline as users turn to rented servers

Consolidation and the move to the cloud are behind the mega change in the industry

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Lessons learned from the recent AWS S3 outage

Cross-region replication and backups can help applications survive regional cloud service outages.

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Google Drive will let users stream files from the cloud

Google Drive users will be able to see all the files they have stored in the company’s cloud service on their desktop without downloading them, thanks to a new feature the company announced Thursday

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5 lessons from Amazon’s S3 cloud blunder -- and how to prepare for the next one

This week's service disruption to Amazon’s Simple Storage Service should be a wakeup call to make sure your cloud-based applications are ready for the next time the cloud hiccups

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Build your own sharing system, with help from Google engineers

From the minds at Google, Upspin is an open source project for building file-sharing infrastructure, but it's a long way from mass consumption

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3 enterprise-strength file sync services to check out

Popular file-sync services are great for individuals, but can lack controls for access, encryption and other services that enterprises require

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Amazon's Elastic Block Storage stretches control to individual volumes

With Elastic Volumes, EBS now lets you resize volumes and change their performance types on the fly

Apple's iCloud saved deleted browser records, security company finds

It’s unclear if Apple knew that its iCloud service was storing the deleted internet browsing histories

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Datanomics 101: The economics of data in a digital enterprise

The transformation of businesses to digital enterprises has created radical changes in Datanomics, the economics of data over its life cycle.

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Google Go-powered object storage server offers open source AWS alternative

Minio provides resilient object storage and is compatible with existing AWS S3 tools

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Slack to deepen integration with Google Drive, in face of Microsoft Teams debut

G Suite users will be able to pair Google's Team Drive with Slack channels, and use bots to approve file-sharing requests from within Slack

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Dropbox boosts mobile productivity with offline folder support

Users will soon be able to save key files for use later on their smartphones and tablets

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AWS is cutting and simplifying its storage prices

The Glacier and S3 services both are getting cheaper

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Cloud computing’s next gambit: Data as a service

The recent collaboration between the American Heart Association and Amazon Web Services points the cloud in a new direction beyond storage

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