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IBM Makes a Deal with California Government Agencies

The state of California has announced that it is investing in its own private cloud in order to ease flow of government service channels that are all too common place in the densely populated state. This article introduces “CalCloud,” a collaboration between the California Department of Technology and tech giant IBM. It is designed to […]


Rackspace Sets the Standard

Cloud hosting provider Rackspace is garnering recognition, particularly in the Asia Pacific market. This isn’t an easy feat, as the company operates in a highly competitive cloud hosting space that is primarily dominated by Amazon, Google and Microsoft. In order to be successful, any company needs to exercise some smarts. A different approach Rackspace believes […]


Rising Cost of Data Breaches

According to a recent Ponemon Institute report, data breaches have become commonplace, but the cost of treating them has increased substantially. According to the report entitled 2014 Cost of Data Breach: Global Analysis, with the exception of Germany, companies have had to spend far more on their investigations, notification and response when their sensitive and […]


Processing Power, One Truck at a Time

All over the United States, warehouses are receiving the physical architecture of cloud computing. We’re talking about boxes upon boxes of equipment like server racks, chests of drawers, giving the cloud a physicality. These are the stacks of computer servers that make remote computing and storage possible. With more and more companies moving their data […]


The Problem with Dropbox

Dropbox is a great tool and offers convenience for its users, but not for some enterprise IT departments. It’s known as the “Dropbox problem,” referring to the unauthorized and unregulated use of consumer-grade file sync-and-share apps. According to a report by Frost & Sullivan, 81 percent of line-of-business employees admitted to using such unsanctioned software […]