Storage News

netgear

Netgear has launched Business Central – a secure, cloud-based IT service platform. The company says that this new platform will provide SMEs with a cost-effective way of establishing, providing and managing key IT networking services. The Business Central Wireless Manager, for example, will help firms and organizations, Systems Integrators (SIs), and  Value-Added Resellers (VARs) to centrally manage…

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Oracle has recently announced that it will be offering 24 new cloud services. Some of the new services include mobile, integration, big data and SQL, and Exadata database. However, the biggest buzz was on the Archive Storage Cloud Service and according to Oracle’s CTO Larry Ellison, this service was specifically tailored to go head-to-head with Amazon Glacier, costing…

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Box for Office Online

Good news to Box users, as they can now create and edit Microsoft Office documents using Office Online without having to leave the cloud storage service. This new merger is part of the plan to expand Microsoft Cloud Storage Partner Program. According to Box’s David Still, there are already more than a billion Excel, Word, and…

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Google just launched a data storage service that will allow multi-national corporations and big organizations to run big data analysis on its cloud service.   Google Cloud Bigtable is not an entirely new service, as Google has been using it internally for years to manage its core services, such as Google Analytics, Gmail, and Google…

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toshiba

Toshiba has rolled out hardware and software development kits (HDK and SDK) for the Toshiba TZ1000 Application Processor Lite (ApP Lite) series of processors for wearable and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Together, the kits allow evaluation of devices in an environment closer to that of their final application. The TZ1000 processor can also be optimized for specific product…

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Akamai, one of the world’s biggest providers of Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, is expanding its business operations in Canada. The company has just announced the opening of its Toronto sales and services office.  The new office will support employees focused on sales, services, engineering, and security, and will complement Akamai’s existing Ontario location in Ottawa. Akamai’s growth in Canada has expanded…

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According to new research from Cisco, Canadian businesses are not equipped to respond to security threats within their networks. The study, which combines the views of Canadian businesses and consumers about security at work, also found there are discrepancies between the preparedness of large and small businesses. Respondents were asked questions about security policies, practices…

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vodafone-dropbox

Vodafone and Dropbox are partnering to provide the telco’s Android and iPhone users with free cloud storage for a year. Starting this month, new Vodafone users will have 25 GB of cloud storage space on Dropbox. This service will be available to Vodafone’s Android and iPhone users. A majority of Vodafone’s Android phones will come preloaded…

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