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Google Woos .NET Developers And IT Admins With Cloud Tools For PowerShell

Google is keen to recruit more .NET developers and IT administrators onto its Cloud Platform. Enter Cloud Tools for PowerShell, a collection of new cmdlets for PowerShell that they can use easily manage their Windows workloads on the platform. Here’s what you need to know.

Google Integrates Docs And Springboard With Cloud Storage Service Box

Google has announced that it has teamed up with cloud storage provider Box which will see a tighter integration between their productivity offerings. It opens doors for Google Docs users to easily store documents in Box, which is a curious decision given Google already has its own online storage service. Meanwhile, Box will get access to Google Springboard, an AI assistant tool that helps users search for information they need and provides recommendations of what they might want to see. Read on for more details.

Why Huawei Is Staying Out Of The Public Cloud Business

The theme of Huawei’s Connect 2016 conference in Shanghai, China, is ‘Shape the cloud’. Certainly Huawei, an IT and communications technology provider, is becoming a serious player in the cloud space. But despite having the capabilities to launch its own public cloud service, it has chosen to stay behind the scenes, providing technology to power other people’s clouds instead. Huawei explains why it’s not interested in becoming the next Amazon Web Service (AWS).

What Does It Mean To Be A Digital Enterprise?

Digital transformation is a term that gets tossed around a lot these days. It’s often associated with claims that organisations must undergo a journey to become truly digital enterprises if they want to remain competitive. Sounds vague as hell. So what does it really mean to be a digital enterprise? Let’s find out.

Dropsuite launches Microsoft Office 365 SMB Email Backup Service In Australia

Software provider Dropsuite has launched its Microsoft Office 365 email backup and archiving solution Dropmyemail (DME) in Australia through its reseller partner Ozhosting. The service is aimed at small and medium businesses (SMBs). Here’s what you need to know.

Dropbox's 'Lepton' Compresses JPEGs By 22 Per Cent... With No Quality Loss

If Google is obsessed with compression, you can count on the likes of Dropbox having a thing for it too. Driven by the need to store petabytes of user data in the most efficient way possible, the cloud storage company has come up with its own lossless JPEG compressor that can shave over 20 per cent off file sizes. Makes It Easy To Set Up And Manage AWS Servers

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a popular public cloud platform for businesses but some companies may be intimidate by its self-service model. To reduce the complexity involved in creating and maintaining AWS servers, has created a service to make the whole process easier, especially for smaller organisations. Here’s what you need to know.

Reckon One Now Lets SMBs Issue Invoices That Can Be Paid Through PayPal

Accounting software company Reckon had added a new feature to its cloud accounting platform that allows customers to issue online invoices to their own clients that can be paid through PayPal. The new feature is targeted squarely at small and medium business (SMB) customers. Here’s what you need to know.

Docker For AWS And Azure Now In Beta

Open source container platform Docker has kicked off its private beta program for Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Azure. You can already use Docker through the two public cloud platforms but the company has made it easier to deploy Docker Engine on them through tight integration with AWS and Microsoft Azure infrastructure services. Additionally, Docker for Windows and Mac, which was previously in private beta, has now been made publicly available. Here’s what you need to know.

Samsung Is Getting Into The Cloud Business Thanks To Its New Acquisition

Samsung may have made a name for itself in the smartphones and tablets market but sales for its mobile devices have been waning as competition intensifies. Smartphones adoption has also reached saturation point which means it’s a lot harder to shift units, so it makes sense that Samsung would want to get into the lucrative business of cloud computing. The company has just acquired a cloud services business called Joyent. Here’s what you need to know.

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