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This hospital is moving to Amazon’s cloud to protect its network

Contrary to traditional beliefs, health care organizations can use the public cloud, with the right precautions in place.

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Splice is a cloud based platform that lets musicians collaborate

The founders of splice wanted to usher in a new era of music creation by using open source software to find and share music files.

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Oracle will acquire cloud security vendor Palerra

Oracle has agreed to acquire Palerra, a vendor of software for securing cloud services, as part of a strategy to provide customers comprehensive identity and security cloud services

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What to think about when moving to the cloud

Thinking about making the idea of cloud a reality for today's enterprise

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Gmail outage for business users lasted over 12 hours

Gmail service for users of the Google for Work cloud-based productivity suite was down for over 12 hours on Wednesday, apparently affecting users in a number of countries including the U.S.

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Empower your employees by embracing shadow IT

Most businesses try to avoid shadow IT, but there are ways to make it a positive for your company and your workers.

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Emerging technologies are poking holes in security

Accelerated change challenges change management, security DevOps and emerging technologies that enable business innovation and opportunities demand fast, frequent change from the enterprise. The speed and regularity as well as the...

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Clinton email highlights frustrating reality of bypassed IT policies

An email recently released by House Democrats isn't just a political response to Hillary Clinton's usage of personal technology while Secretary of State. The email between Clinton and General Colin Powell is a perfect example of what...

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Ransomware prevalent in cloud-based malware

Cloud-based filesharing, collaboration and social networking applications are common vectors for malware infections, a large portion of of which are ransomware delivery vehicles, according to a report released today

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17% off Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i Mobile Document Scanner - Deal Alert

The ScanSnap S1300i is the smallest multi-page double-sided ScanSnap scanner for one-button ease of use at the desk or on the road. Just stack up to 10 pages and press the blue button. Currently discounted 17%.

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Point-of-sale data breaches have now reached the cloud

The latest in a string of hacks against retail point-of-sale systems has hit the operator of a cloud-based service with about 38,000 business clients.

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VMworld recap: cloud shifts, Dell's emergence and why on-premise data centers still matter

Network World's Brandon Butler and IDC's Matt Eastwood discuss major highlights from the VMWorld show in Las Vegas.

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Case study: Using VCloud to replicate data offsite

At VMworld, Network World chatted with Tom White, IT Director at Environmental Science Corp., about how he virtualized disaster recovery using cloud technologies.

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A closer look: VMware's NSX extends to the public cloud

At VMWorld 2016, Network World's Brandon Butler chats with Guido Appenzeller from VMware about its move to extend NSX functionality to the public cloud.

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Behind the scenes of the VMworld hands-on labs

At VMworld, Network World's Brandon Butler gets a tour of the hands-on lab training areas to see what attendees learn from the experience.

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Dropbox changed passwords after 68M account records were compromised

Dropbox’s move last week to ask users who had signed up before mid-2012 to change their account passwords followed the discovery of a dump of some 68 million email addresses and passwords.

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VMware Cloud Foundation: A closer look

At the VMworld conference, Network World's Brandon Butler chats with VMware VP and GM John Gilmartin about its newly announced Cloud Foundation offering. The integrated system can help build private clouds made up of the company’s...

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