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Microsoft unveils specifications for second generation cloud server design

Microsoft has taken the wraps off its second-generation design for cloud servers that will help cut down on costs and offer greater power and efficiency.

IT still struggling with security in the cloud

A growing number of organizations are embracing cloud computing, but those that already have say managing security is still a major challenge.

Microsoft goes unlimited with OneDrive for Office 365 subscribers

Microsoft has announced that it will be offering unlimited OneDrive cloud storage for Office 365 customers.

News Scan: Hyper-scalability to top cloud storage trends; 'Head geeks' both IT and business savvy; More

The top news stories for Oct. 28, 2014.

News Scan: Disruptive technologies profitable with venture capital; Consumers fear security issues with wearables; More

The top news stories for Oct. 23, 2014.

Steps for selling the cloud to the business side

It's hard selling anything to the businessside today, with tightened budgets and cost-cutting measures in place at many enterprises in the U.S. and beyond. But approaching the business leaders with something like cloud investment, for storage and backup needs, can be even trickier, explains Randy McGraw.

77% of chemical companies moving to cloud, big data analytics

According to a study by Accenture, 77 percent of the C-level executives in chemical companies surveyed think cloud computing and big data analytics are necessary to remain competitive. 87 percent said that failing to use them may lead to a company's extinction.

Auto parts firm Chambers Gasket embraces mobility, cloud

Chambers Gasket, a 77-year-old auto parts company, is on the cutting edge of technology. It recently integrated its cloud-based customer relationship management and enterprise resource planning systems so that employees could access them using their mobile devices from anywhere.

Booker upgrades mobile app for service companies

Booker, a cloud-based software company, now offers a mobile app complete with point-of-sale features, calendar management and customer data.

Report: Federal agencies aren't ready to move to the cloud

A report by Accenture Research released earlier this year indicated that federal agencies aren't ready to move to the cloud, despite the fact that soon they won't have much of a choice.