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Microsoft stresses mobile, cloud initiatives at WPC following reports of massive layoffs

Following reports that it will lay off up to 10 percent of its workforce, Microsoft kicked off its Worldwide Partner Conference with week with a stress on the positive, focusing on mobility and cloud initiatives.

Is cloud storage the right solution for federal documents?

According a  presidential directive  issued in 2012, all federal agencies must manage permanent and temporary email in an electronically accessible format by 2016. Tod Newcombe, Senior Editor of Governing,  says  the mandate is great in theory but until the government steps out of the Stone Age, the policy is next to meaningless.  

How Netflix uses a sneakernet approach to deploy CDN network

What is interesting is how Netflix distributes the huge amount of content to its storage servers. It prepopulates them--sneakernet style--prior to shipping the servers out for deployment.

Mobility and cloud are changing the way businesses do business, says AT&T CIO

Mobility and the cloud are profoundly changing the way businesses do business, F. Thaddeus Arroyo, chief information officer of AT&T Services, observed during a panel discussion at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium held here Wednesday.

SharePoint might not be dying, but it's changing and you need to be ready

At a session this week at Gartner PCC in LA, analyst Jeffrey Mann pointed out that Microsoft appears to be changing its SharePoint focus from on-premises to the cloud version.

Verizon enhances multi-cloud play with Secure Cloud Interconnect service

Verizon is tapping into the emerging bring your own cloud trend by allowing its Private IP service the opportunity to connect to multiple cloud services with its new Secure Cloud Interconnect, or SCI, service.

Spotlight: Dropbox beefs up security of its business file storage product

Dropbox unveiled upgrades to its Dropbox for Business file-storage product that include new security features to give IT pros more control over corporate data.

Records managers still living in the past

At AIIM 2014, I found that records managers were still slow to change.

After Snowden, walls around the cloud are more fortified

An NTT survey casts light on more evidence of growing nationalist sentiments that could inhibit enterprise cloud deployments even further, including 1 in 6 respondents saying their deployments have stopped cold.

Backupify expands its supported apps to include Box, Dropbox

Backupify, the cloud to cloud backup vendor, announced they would be supporting a slew of new cloud services throughout this year.