Cloud Security Tips for Distributed Companies

    As companies adjust to the new normal during this COVID-19 pandemic crisis, it’s business as usual for cyber attackers. They’re still probing for vulnerabilities to exploit, and the rapid transition to a fully remote workforce has likely increased the risks to your organization. If you’re operating in the cloud, it’s critical that you examine access […]

    Microsoft Beats Estimates on Cloud Services, Gaming, and Software Growth

    HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft’s net income increased 10 percent to $8.8 billion Its revenue went up 17 percent to $30.1 billion Microsoft saw revenue gains across its full range of businesses Microsoft on Thursday said its revenue and profit climbed in the recently ended quarter, getting results from its bets on cloud computing services and artificial intelligence. The […]

    Wearable cloud could be less expensive more powerful form of mobile computing

    Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham are exploring the concept of a wearable personal cloud — a fully functioning, yet compact and lightweight cloud computing system embedded into clothing. Ragib Hasan, Ph.D., assistant professor of computer and information sciences in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences, and Rasib Khan, Ph.D., a recent […]

    First Acer Touchscreen Chromebook Puts Cloud at Fingertips

    With the C720P, Acer is bringing the cloud to your fingertips — literally. The C720P is the company’s first touchscreen Chromebook. And those touch capabilities are easy to use on the device’s 11.6-inch 1366 x 768 resolution display. It’s an HD LED back-lit screen that renders images and graphics in crisp clarity. The multi-touch display […]

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    Microsoft Sales, Profit Top Estimates as Cloud Demand Soars

    HIGHLIGHTS Estimated profit would be 68 cents on revenue of $21.7 billion Revenue from Azure cloud services more than doubled Pledged to reach annualised revenue of $20 billion in cloud business Microsoft Corp.’s first-quarter sales and earnings topped analysts’ estimates, buoyed by growing demand for cloud-based software and services. Profit excluding certain items was 76 […]

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    I Have a Customer Who Wants the Cloud, How Do I Write My First Proposal?

    As IT companies embrace the business opportunity the cloud presents and transition to become cloud-ready service providers, one of the first questions that may arise is how to draft a proposal that reflects the change in orientation, from traditional project-based to managed services. For the answer, Small Business Trends turned to Chaitra Vedullapalli, cloud architect […]

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    Amazon Triples Profits on Cloud Services, Video

    Online giant Amazon said Thursday its profits more than tripled in the third quarter, but shares fell as the rise was weaker than expected. Amazon extended its string of positive results after years of investments that produced little or no profit, helped by its cloud computing, streaming video and new products and services. Profit surged […]

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    Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Get Samsung Cloud With August Update

    HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Cloud service launched with Galaxy Note 7 Offers 15GB of free storage space Service expected for last year’s flagship smartphones Samsung launched its own cloud service when it launched the Galaxy Note 7 on August 2. The Samsung Cloud service allows Galaxy Note 7 users to back up their phone data on the […]