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5 excellent uses of Windows 8 Hyper-V

With virtualization in Windows 8, you can create an app sandbox, run a test machine, launch a VHD appliance, and more.

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Microsoft may bring music player to SkyDrive, codes reveal

Such a move would mean if you have songs saved to SkyDrive you could play them from any browser or mobile device, similar to how Google Play Music or Amazon Cloud Player work.

Microsoft App-V 5.0 takes virtualization to the next level

App-V 5.0 includes significant improvements to make virtualization a more appealing option for businesses.

Where is cloud computing heading in 2013?

What is certain is we are watching a migration taking place where on-premise computing is moving to off-premise computing.

Cloud startup gets cues from Amazon, Google and OpenStack

Cloudscaling has been on a journey in the past few years, evolving from a cloud consultancy that built cloud platforms for companies like Korea Telecom, then used that experience to launch a cloud platform based on OpenStack code.

CloudOn expands app to build on 'Office as a platform'

While the world waits for dedicated Microsoft Office for tablets, CloudOn is providing Word, Excel, and PowerPoint via fresh iPad and Android apps.

Review: Parallels Desktop 8 vs. VMware Fusion 5

Both of them enable you to run Windows on your Mac. But which virtualization app is better? The differences are getting narrower and narrower.


You can now share Dropbox files with Facebook Groups

Facebook is rolling out a new feature that lets Facebook users share their Dropbox files with Facebook Groups.


12 free cloud storage options

With all the public cloud storage offerings on the market today, many vendors just want customers to sign up for their services. So, in return for a new account, many offer free cloud storage.

Identity is the new perimeter

Cloud adoption, mobility and the consumerization of IT present the opportunity to transform the way enterprise employees, partners and customers do business. But as we move to leverage these new capabilities, we realize that the IT environment is quickly becoming more distributed.

Five Questions for at Dreamforce has grown into a company much broader in scope than its name would suggest, having moved well beyond its roots in on-demand CRM (customer...


Amazon Web services simplifies private cloud configuration, adds SQL server

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has made it possible to connect to its Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) service using static routing, while also allowing enterprises to run...

Amazon Web Services allows users to sell reserved instances

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced an online marketplace where users of its cloud computing services can sell their reserved server instances to other...

High-performance computing is the latest 'it' thing in the cloud

Startup ProfitBricks leverages InfiniBand technology to compete with the growing crop of cloud providers offering powerful cloud-based machines.

Salesforce will launch Dropbbox competitor is planning to roll out a rival to the popular file-sharing and online storage service, as well as an identity management tool.