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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.


Cloudwith.me 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, Cloudwith.me 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.


AWS Outage Brings Down A Ton Of Websites Across Australia

Amazon Web Services (AWS) suffered an outage over the weekend, rendering websites and servers useless for hours. Here are the details.


Dropbox's Project Infinite Kernel Mode Extension Is A Terrible Idea

April saw Dropbox announce “Project Infinite”, a “new technology” from the company designed to more closely integrate its cloud storage platform with customer systems. This week Dropbox revealed that Project Infinite is implemented as a kernel extension on OS X, dooming it immediately with IT admins everywhere.


HP Enterprise' Services Division Is Merging With CSC: What Now?

HP Enterprise (HPE) has decided to spin-off its enterprise services division and merge it with IT services firm CSC to become a US$26 billion company. But what will all this mean for both organisations? Let’s find out.


Ease The Path To Public Cloud Adoption For Your In-House IT Team

When enterprises make the move to adopt public cloud services, an overhaul of their in-house IT teams’ functions is necessary. It’s not an easy or comfortable task. Gartner has outlined some key steps organisations can take in order to prepare their IT teams for the public cloud.


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