Google does not skimp on how to attract start-ups on its cloud platform. Recently, the search gaint announced the “Google Cloud Platform for Startups” that offers young people grows by offering $100,000 credit for one year to host all types of tools and services on the cloud development platform from Google.

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After a month of testing, Amazon has announced that Zocalo, the service to store and share online documents, is now available worldwide for all customers of Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Amazon announced the Zocalo service in July, the service is designed especially for corporate customers that want to save the data [...]

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Among the flurry of news announced during the WWDC event by Apple as part of its annual developer conference, there were over a very interesting announcement made by Apple in the cloud in a way that sounds very similar to Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services.

Apple introduced CloudKit, a [...]

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Even in an era of budget cuts and triumphant cloud, companies will continue to invest in infrastructure on site. Although public cloud-based solutions provide both more flexibility and more choices, IT departments are still reluctant to cede control of their sensitive data.

EMC took its EMC World 2014 conference to unveil [...]

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Google has made it clear for years that they’re determined to be the number one name in the cloud storage game. Google has announced a reduction in the price of their subscriptions to the service cloud storage, Google Drive, thanks to a series of infrastructure improvements.

While iCloud gives 5 GB [...]

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The popularity of Amazon S3 and Amazon EBS has grown to record levels and continues to grow at a very rapid pace. During the last four years, the object stored on Amazon’s S3 servers increased from 262 million to over two trillion.

With the increase in the scale of storage, Amazon [...]

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Cloud computing services are increasingly moving into the future in the government sector. However, the adaptation is slow due to security, privacy and regulatory matters. The market research firm MarketsandMarkets assume that government agencies will invest $18.48 billion dollars in cloud computing by 2018.

The report “Government Cloud Market By Agency [...]

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A leader such as Amazon, which sat with appropriate services (e.g. AWS or S3) in time standards in the cloud, is constantly under attack. Google entered the cloud business with Google Compute Engine and then Microsoft is aggressively highlighting its Azure cloud platform.

A new cloud offering is [...]

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The International Data Corporation (IDC) has published the first in a series of industry and technology-specific predictions of information and telecommunications technology industry (ICT) for the coming year. IDC predictions for 2014 are strongly influenced by the third platform as the next platform in the industry for growth and innovation on the [...]

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There is a new disturbance building up in the cloud as a new wave of computing trends rise to popularity. One of them is the rising audience and user market for Docker. Here is a peek of what to expect in the complicated arena of cloud computing in 2014.

Amazon Web Services [...]

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If you’re looking to improve your business and increase your revenue, something that all experts and industry analysts will tell you to do is improve your SEO ranking for your company’s website. SEO (or search engine optimization) allows people to find your website more easily when browsing the search [...]

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A Forrester report revealed that when it comes to enterprise cloud devs, the industry leader is still Amazon Web Services, which isn’t surprising to say the least, as Amazon has consistently been on top of their game. What’s surprising is there’s a close second that’s been building momentum: Windows Azure.

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Verizon has finally made public in the New York Interop Show the details of its new business cloud service, the Verizon Cloud. The company fearlessly announced last October 3 that the new IaaS offering will be more performance user friendly over other cloud providers, which obviously everybody knows pertain to [...]

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Crowd-sourcing as a concept is not new, and even its modern online iteration has been around for a while now, but as far as its uses are concerned, it was only taken advantage of by the entertainment sector, where fledgeling creators have used it to soften the risks associated with starting a [...]

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A year ago, Amazon’s data centers went through a voltage spike that brought down some of their servers, resulting in high profile companies on their cloud (such as Netflix, Instagram, and Pinterest) being unavailable for a while. A few months afterwards, Microsoft’s cloud platform Windows Azure went through a 12-hour outage [...]

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After almost a week of Google’s announcement that it will start to encrypt by default its Cloud Storage application, it is now being implemented.  It initially encrypted the server-side of its new and active data even before they are stored in the cloud, then it will be followed by processing of old [...]

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