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  • AWS Commits to 100% Renewable as Google Signs Big European Wind Deal
    Thursday, November 20, 2014
    It's been a big week for carbon neutral data center energy, both Google and Amazon taking big steps to power their data centers with clean power. Read More...
  • Ingram Micro Brings Cloud Marketplace to Mexico
    Thursday, November 20, 2014
    Channel partners of Ingram Micro in Mexico can now buy and sell solutions through the Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace, the company announced Tuesday. Ingram Micro is also offering local support and selling several hosted solutions to Mexican channel...
  • BitTitan Offers New Bundles for Microsoft Office 365 Migration
    Thursday, November 20, 2014
    BitTitan announced on Monday a new lineup of solution bundles and promotions that offer low-cost migration to Microsoft Office 365. The Washington-based company offers automation solutions for cloud-based migration and onboarding, and has upgraded...
  • Microsoft Issues Patch for Windows Server Permissions Vulnerability
    Thursday, November 20, 2014
    Microsoft has issued a security update for a vulnerability in the Kerberos KDC authentication system used in Windows Server that could allow an ordinary user to give themselves the privileges of an administrator....
  • Bigcommerce Ecommerce Platform Raises $50 Million to Expand Reach
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014
    Ecommerce platform Bigcommerce announced on Wednesday that it has raised $50 million in Series D funding, led by SoftBank Corp. The funding round will help the company develop products, grow sales and marketing, and expand into new markets. Read More...
  • VPLS Deploys Virtual Secure Access Gateway to Provide Customers Direct Cloud Connectivity
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014
    Infrastructure-as-a-Service provider VPLS has deployed a solution that gives its customers direct Virtual Private Network connections through which they can access to their individual accounts and servers securely and reliably. Array Networks...
  • Microsoft Azure Outage Knocks Out Websites and Xbox Live
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014
    Microsoft began reporting a cloud services outage on it's status page around 5 pm Pacific time on Tuesday. "Our investigation of the alert is complete and we have determined the service is healthy," a cloud services multiple regions advisory...
  • UK ISPs Deliver Advertised Broadband Speeds to Only 10 Percent of Customers: Report
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014
    One-quarter of all ISP customers in the UK say they would have chosen a different deal if they had been provided better information on their broadband speed, according to a report from consumer association Which?. ...
  • New Certificate Authority Wants to Simplify HTTPS Deployment
    Tuesday, November 18, 2014
    A new certificate authority that will launch in 2015 is aiming to transition the web from HTTP to HTTPS. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), Mozilla, Cisco, Akamai, IdenTrust and researchers at the University of Michigan have teamed up to...
  • Mobile Broadband Subscriptions Will Reach 8.4 Billion by 2020
    Tuesday, November 18, 2014
    Mobile broadband subscriptions are growing at an exceptional rate, 30 percent over last year, according to an Ericsson report released in November 2014. About 70 percent of mobile phones sold in Q3 2014 were smart phones, contributing to a 60 percent...