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New Dropbox Pro plan offers 1TB of storage, sharing controls for $10 per month

The new plan does away with previous options maxing out at 500GB.

Consolidation will cut cloud choice next year, Gartner says

One in four cloud vendors will be gone by 2014, Gartner analysts predict.

Microsoft launches network of Azure providers

Microsoft's Cloud OS Network extends Windows Azure across the globe

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Why mobile and cloud will converge to become Mobile Cloud

Mobile and cloud are both significant tech trends on their own, but the two also form a symbiotic pair that makes the sum greater than its parts.

Chinese hackers spying on American cloud

A new report suggests that the public cloud may be being utilized by Chinese hackers to get at American data.

SkyDrive stumbles, becomes latest cloud app to get glitchy

Microsoft's SkyDrive began malfunctioning Tuesday, a day after Google's Gmail got tripped by a network breakdown.

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Despite recent cloud service outages, security a bigger concern than availability

A 25-minute outage for online retail mega-giant Amazon is yet another hiccup, and still not a reason to abandon the cloud. However, there are other caveats to using cloud services.

Druva relies on OpenStack for new endpoint data protection platform

Druva chose to build the new private cloud edition of its inSync endpoint data protection using OpenStack because of its object storage functionality, but the increasingly popular cloud platform still needs to improve in some key areas, according to CEO Jaspreet Singh.

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PRISM could ruin businesses that rely on the cloud

Foreign customers are in panic over U.S. spying, and that's bad for business

Cloud adoption carries big risks for companies

Despite serious security concerns, many companies are leaping headfirst into the cloud.