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What to do when your free cloud storage fills up

Giving away scads of free cloud storage is all the rage these days, but when you've hit your limit, your options are few, and the answers from cloud services, murky.

How to maximize the capacity of your SSD

Follow these tips to overcome storage constraints.

Hurd: SAP HANA isn't 'even comparable' to Oracle's in-memory technology

While SAP has made no secret of its desire to lure customers running Oracle databases over to its own HANA in-memory platform, any doubt that Oracle would fight back has been erased.

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How to sync data over your intranet

Think it's over between you and the cloud? Here's how to keep files synchronized and secure using local storage.

Box Notes brings streamlined document collaboration to Box

Box introduced Box Notes—a new service that lets users create, share, and collaborate on documents directly from within Box.

small business wireless network

WiGig is great, but it won't replace your Wi-Fi network

The WiGig standard offers much faster wireless network speeds than Wi-Fi, but at a range far too short for many wireless functions.

small business wireless network

6 mistakes to avoid when setting up your small business wireless network

Sidestep these pitfalls for a successful wireless workplace.

The cloud just keeps growing--Microsoft bumps SkyDrive Pro to 25GB

Microsoft announced an increase in available storage Tuesday for users of its Office 365 cloud-storage service SkyDrive Pro, from 7GB to 25GB.

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Definition of ‘broadband’ is too broad

A recent study indicates that 70 percent of US adults have “high-speed broadband” Internet connections, but we need to re-examine what we call “high-speed”.

VMware adds networking, storage to its virtual data center stack

At the kick-off of its annual VMworld user conference, being held this week in San Francisco, VMware will fill in more layers of its software stack for running its envisioned software defined data center (SDDC).

Box rolls out new cloud storage plans catering to small and medium businesses

Box is introducing a new tier of service aimed at enabling smaller businesses to take advantage of its cloud data storage and file collaboration platform.

Crossbar's RRAM could disrupt flash memory market

Crossbar’s Resistive RAM (RRAM) technology can fit 1TB of memory on a postage stamp and could soon replace Flash memory.

Researcher builds botnet-powered distributed file storage system using JavaScript

The latest Web technologies can be used to build a secure and distributed file storage system by loading a piece of JavaScript code into users' Web browsers without them knowing, a researcher demonstrated Sunday at the Defcon security conference in Las Vegas.