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How to avoid paying Apple for extra iCloud storage

Apple offers just 5GB of free storage to iCloud users, far less than many need. Here's a rundown on what you can do to put your iCloud storage needs on a diet and what other options are available.

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Why Google partnered with MobileIron – and what they plan to offer

Google will use MobileIron's enterprise mobility management platform and analytics software to create App Store-like instances that can be offered through telecom providers.

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Google ups the cloud ante to go for gold

A new found enterprise maturity was on obvious display.

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Battle of the clouds: Amazon Web Services vs. Microsoft Azure vs. Google Cloud Platform

With more and more workloads going to the cloud, and the top vendors being as competitive as they’ve been, deciding on which provider to go with isn’t getting any easier. This handy guide will outline the pros and cons of each...

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CloudVelox eases migration of core business apps to the cloud

CloudVelox CEO Raj Dhingra shares his thoughts on how you get core business applications running in your data center moved into the cloud.

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IBM cloud chief: The next phase of cloud is a race to add value

IBM senior vice president of cloud Robert LeBlanc argues that IBM’s mix of SoftLayer IaaS, BlueMix PaaS and Watson cognitive computing assets position the company best in the market to help businesses digitally transform.

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DigitalOcean jumps on the startup support bandwagon

Everyone wants to be involved in the next Facebook, Twitter or Snapchat. Public cloud vendors included.

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A closer look: VMware's NSX extends to the public cloud

At VMWorld 2016, Network World's Brandon Butler chats with Guido Appenzeller from VMware about its move to extend NSX functionality to the public cloud.

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VMworld and VMware's continued attempts to maintain relevance

That 'VM' in VMware's name is increasingly becoming irrelevant as the company struggles to adapt.

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VMware CEO pledges cloud computing freedom

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, at the outset of the virtualization leader’s VMworld 2016 conference, shares the big news from the event, including new tools that make it easier for customers to build cross-cloud environments, as well as an...

Cloud player Rackspace goes private in $4.3B deal

A private equity firm has signed an agreement to buy major cloud player Rackspace for $4.3 billion.

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New York Public Library reads up on the cloud

Four years ago, the New York Public Library began to move its web properties to the cloud. Today, the library system has all of its nearly 80 websites in the cloud, has shrunk the number of on-premise servers by 40% and is running...

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Bring back the price wars: Google Preemptible VMs now up to 33% cheaper

You'd have thought that the cloud computing price wars were over. You'd have been wrong, though.

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