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Latest Headlines

Latest Headlines

Box CEO: Lack of CSM strategy is an 'aberration of IT evolution'

Box CEO Aaron Levie has some strong words for companies that don't apply the same critical thinking to corporate content management as they do other important enterprise technology.

Oracle bolsters cloud infrastructure offerings

Oracle has high hopes for its cloud services, and the company looks poised to try to take on Amazon Web Services and the other big infrastructure as a service providers. The vendor unveiled its own IaaS at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco.

Mirantis, NetApp drafting reference architectures for building OpenStack production environments

Mirantis and NetApp are working together on reference architectures that will help enterprises plan and construct production-ready OpenStack clouds.

Vera integrates with Box to offer increased file security and control

As with many cloud-based file storage providers, Box users have very little control over where and how files are used once they leave the service's environment. Data security vendor  Vera announced a set of tools this week that give Box users a high level of control over documents leaving Box's ecosystem.

Spotlight: Consumer-grade cloud storage tops enterprise concerns

Three-quarters of enterprises are concerned about the use of consumer-grade cloud storage apps, including file sync and share tools.

Microsoft beefs up G-series of Azure VMs

The largest virtual machines on Microsoft Azure are getting even bigger. Microsoft increased the maximum storage size and throughput of the GS-series of Azure VMs.

SoftNAS introduces Object Filer, a software-defined Files-as-a-Service NAS

SoftNAS announced its Object Filer last Thursday, a software-defined, Files-as-a-Service network-attached storage, which works to ensure that object storage fits and performs well with existing applications that are file-based.

Spotlight: SoftNAS extends availability to CenturyLink Cloud Marketplace

SoftNAS is looking to attract CenturyLink Cloud customers with its cloud-based network-attached storage – or NAS – offering. SoftNAS is now available through the CenturyLink Cloud Marketplace.

Spotlight: Mail your hard drives to Google

Who needs fast connections to the cloud when you have FedEx (or UPS or the USPS, etc., etc.)? After a two-year preview, Google officially launched what it's calling the Offline Media Import/Export service.

BitTorrent Sync marries speed of P2P syncing with convenience of cloud storage

Between security concerns and the general inconvenience of shuffling large amounts of data from computers to mobile devices and servers, moving files between devices is a notorious pain point for companies of all sizes. BitTorrent Sync aims to remove the hassle by offering workgroups a way to skip the cloud altogether and use an alternate "shortest path between two devices."