Halifax cloud service adds automated management for developers

A Halifax infrastructure as a service provider has developed an automated technology for customers to image and patch their virtualized systems. Cloud-A said Wednesday that its Bricks service cuts the time developers and system

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 16th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Microsoft Build: More capabilities for Azure cloud platform

SAN FRANCSICO – Microsoft continues to strengthen its Azure cloud service platform for hosting and developing applications, adding new management features so users can better keep track of costs and dozens of other

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Canonical puts end to Ubuntu One cloud storage

Software maker Canonical Ltd. said it is no longer willing to battle against the likes of Google Drive, Dropbox and EMC and will be shutting down its Ubuntu One cloud storage service. Instead,

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Do Canadian telecom, data protection laws hinder U.S. exports?

Along with tariffs, the Softwood Lumber Agreement, restrictions on United States grain exports and other issues, the U.S. has cited Canada’s telecommunications and data protection policies as trade barriers. In its annual Foreign

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Canadian cloud firm poised for expansion with new capital, CEO

Carbon60 Networks, a Toronto-based cloud hosting company today announced that it has received fresh capital infusion and appointed a new CEO. The company, which has offices and data centres in Toronto and Kelowa,

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Azure fees fall in cloud service price war

Microsoft Corp. fired its latest salvo in the cloud services price war yesterday with the announcement that it is drastically cutting the price of its Azure cloud compute and storage fees by as

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Considerations on cloud backup

The cloud offers any number of solutions to problems for organizations, but arguably the most important is backup. With increasingly faster connections, backing up offsite to the cloud in more than one location

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Microsoft to get into enterprise mobile management

With over 100 software companies offering some sort of mobile device management solution, one major vendor was conspicuous by its absense: Micrsosoft. A number of small and midsized companies might have been coping

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SAP buys another cloud provider

SAP is buying a cloud-based solution for overseeing procuring and managing freelance or contract labour and services. The company said Wednesday it intends to buy Fieldglass Inc. of Chicago, which makes a vendor management system. It

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 26th, 2014 Howard Solomon