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  • Cloud Providers: Unconcerned About Security

    A recent study of Ponemon Institute reveals that cloud computing vendors and customers are not paying much importance to security issues.

    According to “Security of Cloud Computing Providers” study, security is a low priority for cloud service providers and their customers. From the survey respondents, 73 percent of U.S. service providers and [...]

  • BREAKING NEWS – Microsoft Will Announce Acquisition of Skype Tuesday Morning

    Microsoft Corp (MSFT) will announce the acquisition of Skype, the online telephony and video communications giant, on Tuesday morning. This will be Microsoft’s most aggressive acquisition in the digital space, an $8.5 billion deal, counting in the Luxembourg-based company’s debt.

    Buying Skype — a service that connects millions of users around the world via [...]

  • New Skills Needed for Cloud Computing

    Cloud computing have introduced new ways of managing and delivering IT services. As cloud computing grows in popularity and organizations move their application to the cloud, the need to freshen up their IT skills emerges.

    According to an IT executive panel discussions, IT personnel will spend lesser time in managing the servers, but will [...]

  • Xerox and Cisco to Collaborate on Cloud Computing Services

    Xerox Corporation and Cisco on Monday announced that they intend to form an alliance to simplify IT management by delivering cloud-based services and technology solutions that combine network intelligence and print.

    The alliance plans to bring Xerox’s managed [...]

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