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Huddle nabs $51 million in funding, plans ahead for IPO

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.

More than 20 million still using Windows Server 2003 as end of support draws near

Businesses still running on Windows Server 2003 after July 2015 are opening themselves up to running afoul of compliance regulations, and increased security risks.

Box launches partner program to gain user trust

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.

Acquia Cloud Shield protects Drupal-based websites

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.  

Rocket released to challenge 'fatally flawed' Docker

CoreOS this week unveiled the first release of Rocket as an alternative to the container technology from Docker.

News Scan: Cloud benefits still elusive for many organizations; 10 factors that can 'break' your Wi-Fi; More.

The top news stories for Dec. 3, 2014.

Dropbox for Business woos enterprise with new API

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.

BYOD programs are driving enterprise demand for desktop virtualization

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.

Dropbox rolls out new sharing controls, full-search text

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."

CIOs: How to keep up with the constant change

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.