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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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alibaba-group

The Chinese commerce firm Alibaba is keen on launching its cloud computing services in the U.S. and this became clear after they announced the establishment of a data center in Silicon Valley. The Silicon Valley data center (location still unknown for security reasons) is Alibaba’s first center outside China. The Chinese giant claims to have more…

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stellahunter-ssd

Waitan, a manufacturer of ruggedized solid state drives (SSD) and military grade SSD controller ICs, announced its StellaHunter series rugged SSDs with unprecedented methods of executing military secure erase and self-destroy function via remote control, access and command based on its proprietary technologies. The StellaHunter series rugged SSDs are based on Waitan’s proprietary military grade NAND flash management…

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zerto

Cloud and virtualized data recovery company Zerto announced that it surpassed 2014 targets, recording 140 percent revenue growth while doubling its customer base to 800 customers in 38 countries. To support this international growth, the company opened multiple new offices including offices in the United Kingdom and in Australia. Zerto also increased its partner base…

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Google Drive, One Drive, or Dropbox have all become popular with cloud storage but there is a new wave blowing – that of personal cloud data storage and to this end Seagate has stepped in to provide Personal Cloud service. The storage giant showcased its new Iaas, Infrastructure-as-a-Service products at the CES 2015. According to…

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bitcasa

Cloud storage provider Bitcasa has recently announced the introduction of Bitcasa CloudFS. The new platform enables developers to have control over user data, making it possible to create applications that make use of Bitcasa’s secure and scalable cloud infrastructure. The platform also features the Bitcasa CloudFS API that enables developers to seamlessly incorporate the Bitcasa platform with other third…

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vmware

VMware continues its expansion of hybrid cloud platform currently available in over 75% of the global cloud market.The company has revealed the capabilities of the new hybrid cloud service together with the third party mobile app services, whose design “seeks to allow application and enterprise developers to easily support the changing needs of contemporary businesses.” Currently,…

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amazon-zocalo

Amazon recently announced that they are making their secure document sharing and storage enterprise service Zocalo available to all. This news was released on the same day when Dropbox, their cloud storage competitor, announced increased storage and lower prices for their pro customers. Zocalo last month sprung into a limited preview with very belligerent price points. An…

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