Blogs: Cloud

Apple's "done innovating"? Don't be stupid. There's plenty more it can achieve.

April 08, 2014 8:49 AM EDT

Apple's much-improved iWork is now a perfectly credible cross platform, device-agnostic productivity solution that will achieve what most casual users need while also being compatible with Microsoft Office.

April 02, 2014 8:12 AM EDT

This communications company uses cloud technology a lot for its services. But now management wants this pilot fish to verify that everything has been sent up to the cloud correctly -- and they want him to do it the hard way.

April 02, 2014 6:00 AM EDT

Microsoft has promised regular Office for iPad updates, so future features should reflect the increasing capabilities of iPad range, but the company has made a pretty good start with this release, subject to a few annoying (and unecessary) limitations designed to drive Office 365 sales.

April 01, 2014 8:04 AM EDT

Acer's C720P Chromebook brings touch functionality into a low-cost Chromebook -- but it comes with some significant caveats. Here's a hands-on look at what it's like to use.

February 06, 2014 1:19 PM EST

I just recently spent a few days in beautiful downtown Las Vegas at the Gartner Data Center Conference, and I must say, it was quite informative and a good show all together. One thing I found especially intriguing is how the IT industry has been changing so rapidly lately.

December 16, 2013 9:44 PM EST
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Every fifteen years or so, the IT industry has witnessed new innovations in computing which have changed the way IT services are delivered to the business and end users. After the mainframe era, mini-computing era, personal computer and client-server era, and the Internet era (or more correctly, the “Web” era), we’re now in what many call the fifth wave of corporate IT. This fifth wave is characterized by a new master IT architecture comprised of social, mobile, analytics and cloud technologies collectively known as SMAC.

December 09, 2013 12:39 PM EST

Apple introduced several important improvements to its iWork for iCloud service last night. I've taken a look at the new collaboration, print and document management features -- this is what I found:

November 15, 2013 9:41 AM EST

You may be scratching your head about how to apply deduplication to your enterprise or service organization. This is perfectly reasonable, as several terms have been bandied about by vendors in the industry regarding which type of deduplication is the best. Here is a simple breakdown and explanation of these terms so you can make the right call for your company.

 

October 31, 2013 6:00 AM EDT

Apple introduced iCloud Keychain within OS X Mavericks last week. Here's how to set it up if you wish to use it, though you may choose not to do so if you don't trust online password systems like this in these post-PRISM days.

October 30, 2013 11:23 AM EDT
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