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Microsoft offers Azure discounts in renewed cloud push

Microsoft will offer discounts on its Azure cloud service next month as part of a cloud computing push that also includes new releases of its Windows Server and Systems Center software.

Toshiba's first cloud service has a built-to-order business twist

Toshiba's first cloud offering will come with a twist -- users will be able to customize the remote hardware being used to host the virtual desktop and storage service.

Next generation of carrier systems going virtual

The latest version of Nokia Solutions and Networks software for running mobile carriers is virtualized, pointing toward a future of fully cloud-based systems that could help operators run even more efficiently and roll out new services more quickly.

Verizon's next cloud services emphasize performance, granular billing

Verizon adds to its cloud services with a new option called Verizon Cloud Compute, as well as a new storage-as-a-service, called Verizon Cloud Storage.

SAP seeks an edge from NSA surveillance worries

SAP may build a second data center in Australia in order to meet customer demand for locally delivered cloud services in the wake of revelations over the U.S. National Security Agency's Prism surveillance program.

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.

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.

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.

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Legal battle between Cisco and Multiven flares up with EU antitrust complaint

The feud between Cisco Systems and maintenance service provider Multiven has come to Europe with the filing of a new antitrust compliant over how Cisco provides software updates.

Amazon Web Services improves GovCloud management

GovCloud is an isolated section of Amazon’s hosted environment designed to allow U.S. government agencies and customers to move sensitive workloads into the cloud.