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Done with the cloud? Alternatives for online backups

Take control of your data with hard drives, services and apps.

Rackspace adds more power to hosted servers

IT hosting company Rackspace is upgrading its OpenStack-based servers across the board with faster processors as well as more memory and network bandwidth.

SecuriSync: cloud storage employees and IT admins will love

New service integrates enterprise-grade security with business productivity suite for safe and simple file collaboration.

NTT expands data center, cloud to U.S. with acquisition

Acquisitions byJapanese NTT Communications will more than double NTT Com's data center space in the U.S., enabling the company to respond to what it said is a high demand for data-center services in North America.

Must-know privacy tips for Google, Facebook and other online services

Explore encryption, scrutinize your settings, and consider alternative services that are more discreet than the majors.

Salesforce delivers Identity to simplify herding of apps

Salesforce.com has delivered an identity product designed to let enterprises consolidate user authentication and application access control on a single tool.

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Glip: IM-centric cloud collaboration

A new online collaboration service combines group chat, content sharing, and calendaring

Google cozies up to Apple developers with cloud platform

For Apple developers that want an easy way to add cloud storage or device-to-device push notifications to their apps, Google has announced Mobile Backend Starter for iOS.

IBM begins integration of its cloud portfolio with SoftLayer

IBM has begun integrating its cloud portfolio with cloud computing infrastructure from its US$2 billion acquisition of SoftLayer Technologies, starting with its social learning platform targeted at a variety of industries.

Ultimate guide to the paperless office

Implement these tips to reduce hard copies--and headaches.