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- Expectations On Cloud Computing Have Changed
- Cloud Wars Explained: Why Nobody Can Catch Up With Amazon
- All The Useful Products Google Has Killed Off Since 2006 [Infographic]
- Why Telstra's Category 9 Mobile Devices Are A Boon For Businesses
- How Cisco's Intercloud Links All The Clouds
- Why Dropbox Just Moved Your Account To Ireland
A few weeks ago, Microsoft decided to downgrade its OneDrive online storage arrangements, which rubbed a number of its customers the wrong way. Since then, the vendor has backed down, just a tad bit. Existing OneDrive users can keep their 15GB storage limit. Here’s how it can be done.
The emergence of internet of things (IoT) has altered the requirements for identity and access management (IAM) in businesses. With a vast amount of electronic devices communicating directly with each other, IAM in an IoT world is no longer just about defining a relationship between a human and a machine. All IoT entities, be it people, application, services or devices require an identity. Here are some tips from Gartner on implementing a successful IAM strategy for IoT within organisations.
Google Photos has the ability to recognise the contents contained within images to help users sort and search through photos based on keyword. Now developers can embed that image recognition technology into their own apps with Google’s Cloud Vision API. The company has just released the API in limited preview on its Google Cloud Platform.
Cloud computing, by its very nature, transcends location, geography and territorial boundaries. Data accessed in one country might be stored half way across the world, or even in servers in multiple countries. International law, on the other hand, sees the world through the lens of various jurisdictions, which are inherently linked to location, geography and territorial boundaries. So when cloud computing and international law interact, sometimes the results can be highly problematic.
The market for cloud computing continues to defy all expectations. Even as the startup craze starts to cool in Silicon Valley, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google all reported bang-up earnings last quarter, not least because of their big bets on the cloud. What exactly are these companies selling? Who’s buying it? And why is one company that wasn’t even in enterprise technology a decade ago — Amazon — beating the pants off everyone else?