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Microsoft Office 2010 will be Available in the Cloud

Administrator March 18, 2010 0

Microsoft is planning to release the next version of its Office suite, 2010, as a cloud-based instance for the first time. This will include the option of an on-line subscription service as well as traditional purchasing of

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Cloud Shrinks IT Costs by 90%

Administrator March 8, 2010 0

Companies that are using cloud computing are paying as little as one-tenth for the same processing power as they would for equivalent in-house facilities. This is according to an article in Computer Weekly published

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Amazon Announce Reserved Instances For Windows

Administrator February 23, 2010 0

Amazon have announced that like Linux and Unix, Windows will now be available as a reserved instance. Read more on Amazon Web Services Our View: A reserved instance brings more flexibility to the pricing

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Telepresence opens up new career opportunities

Administrator February 17, 2010 0

“Though it’s been around for a while, video conferencing has never really become the big deal that on paper it should be.” Read more at

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Firms still accountable ‘for cloud data’

Administrator February 16, 2010 0

Businesses are still accountable for the data that they put on cloud computing servers, not their provider, it has been claimed. Read more at

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Rackspace Cloud Servers versus Amazon EC2: Performance Analysis

Administrator February 16, 2010 0

A review, conducted by The Bitsource (and commissioned on behalf of Rackspace), compares the two cloud computing platforms, Rackspace Cloud Servers and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). Read more at The Bitsource

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Demo software in the cloud with CloudShare

Administrator February 16, 2010 0

CloudShare is a business application that allows the production of cloud-based copies of existing IT environments. The environment can be used for sales demonstrations, training, technical support or any other business use. An environment

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Cloud platform choices: a developer’s-eye view

Administrator February 16, 2010 0

For a good overview of the range of choices faced by developers when considering cloud-based solutions, see this Ars Technica feature

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Open Source Alternatives – An Enterprise Decision Makers Guide

Administrator February 12, 2010 0

Read more at Cloudave

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Racist content on US server ‘within UK jurisdiction’

Administrator February 12, 2010 0

The Court of Appeal has ruled that the law of England and Wales applies to material published online, even if it is hosted on a server in another country. Read more at The Register

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