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Cloud computing ecosystem will arrive in 2013, analysts say

The global cloud computing market will continue to grow in 2013 with advances in public, private, and hybrid cloud models, according to analyst firm Ovum.

Doubt cast on the security of Kim Dotcom's Mega service

Kim Dotcom's bold new venture, the file-storage and sharing service Mega, is drawing criticism as security researchers analyze how the site protects users' data. In short, they advise: don't trust it.

Turn any display into a virtual PC with Dell's HDMI stick

Plug Dell's dongle into a monitor or HDTV with a mouse and keyboard, and you'll get secure access to Android apps, cloud services, or your own remote PC. Whether this will be a good deal remains to be seen.

Make way for faster, smarter, cloud-savvy networks

Networks are getting faster and smarter—and vendors are preparing a slew of new security cameras and media streamers. Meanwhile, squabbles continue about wireless standards.

Gartner's top 10 cloud storage providers

Are you considering running your business in the cloud? Here's a close look at the 10 best options.

2012: The year cloud computing took a bite out of IT

As new public cloud plays leap in and the private cloud slowly evolves, we're on the brink of a shift to cloud computing for critical business workloads

SAP in 2013: Five things to watch

There's no question that SAP's HANA hype will continue throughout 2013, but in order for sales to keep rising, SAP may need to pull off a few things.

Mac users get an official Ubuntu One client

Unlike Google Drive, which lacks Linux software, Canonical's cloud storage service is now fully cross-platform.

16 of the most useful cloud management tools

One of the biggest concerns users have with public cloud resources is not knowing how much they will cost, given the pay-as-you-go model.

Is the cloud the right place for your data warehouse?

The single biggest news coming from Amazon Web Service's first user conference recently was the launch of the company's newest service, Redshift, a cloud-based data warehouse tool. And it prompts the question: Is the cloud the right place for data warehousing?