Enterprise cloud collaboration service Huddle has raised $51 million in a Series D round of funding led by Zouk Capital, bringing total backing to well over $80 million. The company expects to use the funds to advance new versions of its software.
Businesses still running on Windows Server 2003 after July 2015 are opening themselves up to running afoul of compliance regulations, and increased security risks.
Cloud-based file sharing and collaboration company Box announced the launch of a new program called Box Trust that's designed to boost, well, customer trust in its service. Box isn't going at it alone in this new venture, however. They've brought a collection of 19 partners along for the ride, including such notable companies as Symantec, Recommind, OpenDNS and Splunk.
Digital experience company Acquia announced a new service that offers added protection and security to Drupal-based sites housed inside a corporate network. Acquia Cloud Shield helps users securely move on-site data in and out of the cloud via a virtual private network, or VPN, connection.
CoreOS this week unveiled the first release of Rocket as an alternative to the container technology from Docker.
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Dropbox continues its march toward enterprise acceptance with this week's planned launch of Dropbox for Business API. It's designed to let developers create enterprise-level apps atop Dropbox to suit an organization's specific needs.
IT directors are hungry for cloud computing benefits confirmation, and they got some this week with the release of a new cloud workspaces report from Gigaom Research and IndependenceIT.
A few days ago, Box upped its game against Dropbox with a new design, apps and a widget. Now Dropbox returns the volley with new sharing controls and full-text search that company Product Manager Abhishek Agrawal says will "save time and bring additional peace of mind to both admins and team members."
The only thing that is constant is change, or so the saying goes. And while this may not be true in every industry, it definitely is in the world of IT. At Sonus Networks, change is the name of the game, at least according to the communications solution provider's vice president and CIO, Bill Scudder.