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1 hr ago | Government Executive

Is This a Different Kind of Contract?

A few days before a report reamed Obamacare officials for poor contracting practices, the government announced another cloud computing procurement for -- this one based on lessons learned, it said.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

5 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

The Expanding Impact of Cloud Computing

But as adoption of these models has unfolded, it's become clear that the impacts and implications of cloud commerce are much broader and much more of a benefit to the business as a whole as an innovation engine, even across whole industries.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Marketing

9 hrs ago | InformationWeek

Post Your Own Reply

"It's an entirely different consideration to have an offline/offsite backup of the dataset that your company can port easily into a competing SaaS product if the current one becomes unusable, unacceptable, or just goes away unexpectedly."


Related Topix: Marketing, Science / Technology

12 hrs ago | Government Executive

CIA's Amazon-Built Cloud Goes Live

Less than 10 months after a U.S. Court of Federal Claims judge ended a public battle between AWS and IBM for the CIA's commercial cloud contract valued at up to $600 million, the AWS-built cloud for the intelligence community went online last week for the first time, according to a source familiar with the deal.


Related Topix: IBM, Science / Technology, CIO News

13 hrs ago | Wall Street and Tech

Managing Mobile Risk in the Cloud

Firms should assess their apps and data being exposed to the cloud for the level of security, privacy robustness, and frequency of development updates they require.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security, Privacy

17 hrs ago | Northwest Asian Weekly

Alibaba to open office in area soon? - Chinese e-commerce giant...

All indications point to Chinese tech giant, Alibaba, setting up an office in the area.


Related Topix: Alibaba, Internet, Science / Technology, Amazon, Media, IT Services, Audible

21 hrs ago |

Rwanda: MTN Launches Cloud Computing Services

The Cloud Services provide business automation tools to enterprises across professional services, micro-finance, health and Small and Medium Enterprises sectors.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

Thu Jul 31, 2014

American Reporter

MomentumA Dangerous Rebel Bites the Dust

Predicting trends in computer technology is an easy way to get into trouble, but two developments have been hyped so much over the past decade that there's little risk in jumping on their bandwagons: free software and cloud computing.


Related Topix: Computers, Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, Programming Languages, Software as a Service, Open Source Software

Amazon | Demo of new Zocalo cloud service

Zocalo is a fully managed, secure enterprise storage and sharing service with strong administrative controls and feedback capabilities that improve user productivity.


Related Topix: Amazon, Science / Technology

Shaw Communications Inc steps up enterprise data push with $1.2B ViaWest takeover

"With the acquisition of ViaWest, Shaw gains significant capabilities, scale and immediate expertise in the growing marketplace for enterprise data services," CEO Brad Shaw said in a news release Thursday.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Television, Shaw Communications, Science / Technology, North America, Canada, World News

US court upholds ruling granting authorities global access to data held in the cloud

Microsoft has lost the first round of a court battle with US authorities demanding the right to access the company's servers anywhere in the world.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Ireland, World News, Science / Technology

The CPA Technology Advisor

Why Office 365 Is Good for Accounting Firms

Many accounting practices enter that time of year where new solutions to old challenges are sought.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft Office

Light Reading

Cloudwatt Builds Snoop-Proof Cloud

Cloudwatt is using open source technology, including OpenStack and Juniper's OpenContrail, to build a public, sovereign cloud service that can resist surveillance from the US National Security Agency .


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, Telecom, Juniper Networks, Computers, Startups, Cisco Systems

Can BlackBerry Become The Next Security Superpower?

BlackBerry announced its intent to acquire Secusmart. It's a company that offers high-security voice and data encryption and anti-eavesdropping solutions for government organizations, enterprises and telecommunications service providers.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, Wireless, Emerging Technology

Business Journal

NSA spying is costing U.S. tech firms money, prompting calls for curbs on agency

The NSA's spying powers should be curbed or U.S. tech companies will continue to lose customers, according to a report.


Related Topix: Cisco Systems, Startups, Science / Technology

Wed Jul 30, 2014


VPS Hosting, Cloud Provider Atlantic.Net Builds Data Centers In Toronto, Dallas

Atlantic.Net, a one-time VAR that morphed into a VPS hosting and cloud service provider, opened two new data centers to expand its North American capabilities.


Related Topix: Canada, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Orlando, FL

JD Supra

The Vermont Department of Taxes Begins to Take a Close Look at Cloud Computing

On June 30, 2013, the Vermont sales tax moratorium on remote access to software expired.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

Hispanic Business

Tool detects elusive cause of unexplained DDR3 memory errors in Cloud Computing Servers

FuturePlus Systems today announced the shipping of its latest tool to help Data Centers and Cloud Computing Server validation engineers find elusive and unexplained memory failures.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

Network World

Business Leaders Who Think Strategically About IT Infrastructure Drive Results

According to a new study by IBM, organizations with a strategic vision for IT infrastructure focused on driving competitive advantage and optimizing revenue and profit tend to significantly outperform their peers.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

Data Center Knowledge

Longterm DARPA Project Yields Inter-Cloud Connectivity Breakthrough

IBM Research , together with AT&T and Applied Communication Sciences, announced the first cloud technology breakthrough of the long-term DARPA CORONET project.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology


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