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Private Cloud freeware? Try Tonido

Want a private cloud to sync your files, back up data and have access from outside of your home? Tonido Software for home is free.   The software is around 20+ meg to download and easy to set up.  Here’s … Continue reading

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Learn cloud computing with Rackspace’s CloudU

Ever wonder what cloud computing is?  Rackspace has an excellent program that you can take for free.   Cloud University offers ten detailed modules along with a exams for each module.    A final exam reviews each of the modules … Continue reading

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Map your Skydrive as a letter on your computer

Windows 7 (Windows 8 differences appear at the end of this article) Windows SkyDrive by most reviewers could be seen as old news but…the new interface is smooth and the number of options you now have makes SkyDrive your best … Continue reading

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2013 Cyber Threats

2013 Predictions – Cyber Threats Steve As BYOD takes off in the workplace and in education, the use of social media along with emails on BYOD devices will cause infections and loss of data IDS/IPS systems along with firewalls that … Continue reading

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Fast Track to Cloud – Microsoft offers a two for one

To help you move to the cloud, Microsoft is offering a limited time* “Two for One” exam offer. When you purchase and take a qualifying exam at full price between April 11, 2012 and June 30, 2012, you will be … Continue reading

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First look at Google Drive – storage in the cloud

If you have a Google account, you can now get 5gb of storage in the cloud.  I signed up three days ago and just got a notice that I could try Google Drive out.   Following the link to their … Continue reading

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Google offering Google Drive with 5gb of online storage

Google drive is coming.  Signup today at Google to get an additional 5gb of storage.   Google will also offer rates for additional storage.

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Google Cloud…its coming according to sources

With Android phones gaining ground along with Android devices,  it looks like Google is getting ready to kick in their own version of cloud computing.  Microsoft has had Skydrive an online storage for years with 25 gb of free space … Continue reading

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Need more storage in the cloud? Use CX.com and get 10gb for free

Over the last several weeks we have talked about cloud computing, CloudU’s free certification and space in the cloud that consumers can get for free.   Rick over at What’s On My PC has an excellent article on CX.com over … Continue reading

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How dependable is your Cloud Provider?

Want to see how dependable your Cloud Provider is?  Check the latency, up time and more at CloudSleuth.   Want to know more about Cloud Computing? Here’s a free online course and certification from RackSpace. Ever wonder what cloud computing … Continue reading

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Explore your Skydrive with SDExplorer

Microsoft has one of the best cloud storage solutions on the web.   Skydrive which is free allows for over 25gb of file storage.   Skydrive also has the ability to create Microsoft documents such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and … Continue reading

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Sync files on Apple, Linux or Windows without servers!

AeroFS is an excellent program in beta.  You can get it for free in Apple (Mac) , Linux or Windows as downloads from Aerofs.com.   How does it work?  You simply download the program on your laptop and desktop.   … Continue reading

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Run VirtualBox on a webserver as a cloud OS

Want to run VirtualBox on a webserver for training or need to run VirtualBox remotely on a webserver?  Need VirtualOSs in the cloud? Download PHPVirtualBox.  Unzip the files into a folder in your webserver.  Give permissions for web users.  In … Continue reading

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Compliance Outside Corporate Walls – Dark Reading

Getting third parties that touch regulated data to comply can be as important as your own internal compliance efforts. Compliance Outside Corporate Walls – Dark Reading.

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Integrate Microsoft’s Cloud (SkyDrive) into Windows Explorer

The buzz word over the last two years has been cloud computing.  Microsoft gives you 25 gb in the cloud with SkyDrive and allows you to store and share files, music, pictures and more with friend or family.    If … Continue reading

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Apple’s iCloud has 5gb – Microsoft’s Skydrive has 25gb

So which is better?    (update – iCloud may offer 25gb) Apple’s integration of iCloud this fall and for devices using its apps will allow the streaming of music, documents (books and apps don’t count) and more.   Documents will … Continue reading

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Apple’s iCloud Potential for Success: 10 Things It Must Have – Cloud Computing – News & Reviews – eWeek.com

Apple’s iCloud Potential for Success: 10 Things It Must Have – Cloud Computing – News & Reviews – eWeek.com. News Analysis: Apple’s iCloud will be unveiled on June 6, and in order for it to be successful, it will need … Continue reading

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Recent Breaches Spur New Thinking On Cloud Security – Darkreading

Recent Breaches Spur New Thinking On Cloud Security – Darkreading. From an attacker’s perspective, cloud services providers aggregate access to many victims’ data into a single point of entry, experts say. And as their services become more popular, they will … Continue reading

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Amazon servers may have been used in PlayStation hack

Slashdot has reported that the Amazon Servers may have been used in the Sony playstation hack (their source is Bloomberg).   This puts a twist on what may have happened. Thanks Kevin for the lead on this information.

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Cloud Service Providers Say Data Security ‘Not My Job’: Study – Security – News & Reviews – eWeek.com

Cloud Service Providers Say Data Security ‘Not My Job’: Study – Security – News & Reviews – eWeek.com. Who is responsible for securing customer data in the cloud? The cloud vendors don’t think data security is their responsibility, according to … Continue reading

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