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Federal Agencies Wary About Switching to the Cloud

Federal Agencies Wary About Switching to the Cloud

August 22, 2011

I recently wrote about Amazon’s new government-only Cloud service that the company created which was designed for federal agencies that must comply with rules governing sensitive defense-related data. Amazon is hoping that this service, as well as others like it, will give the company a huge boost among government agencies that have thus far been hesitant to switch over to the cloud due to federal security and compliance regulations.

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Amazon Debuts Government-Only Cloud Storage Service

Amazon Debuts Government-Only Cloud Storage Service

August 18, 2011

Amazon Web Services, also known as AWS, has just launched a government-only cloud storage service for US government departments as well as contractors. Up until now, US government agencies had been unable to process or store data in the cloud due to compliance regulations. Amazon has stated that its GovCloud service will address these regulations. In addition […]

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Not Everyone is as Excited for Office 365 as Microsoft Is

Not Everyone is as Excited for Office 365 as Microsoft Is

June 29, 2011

Microsoft officially launched Office 365 yesterday with a big fancy New York City event hosted by CEO of Microsoft Steve Ballmer. However, while enthusiasm was high with Microsoft execs, engineers and partners, not everybody was looking at this as a “glass half full” development. A lot of real concerns exist for partners over profit, compatibility with Line-of-Business apps and […]

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Keep Your Computer Safe with a Windows Service Pack

Keep Your Computer Safe with a Windows Service Pack

March 16, 2011

Windows 7 debuted back in 2009 and it is starting to show its age, if only just a little. One sign of this is the fact that Microsoft has released the first Service Pack for the operating system. If you don’t already know, a service pack is a collection of updates, bug fixes and enhancements […]

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Bing Accused by Google of Stealing Search Results

Bing Accused by Google of Stealing Search Results

February 3, 2011

Apparently Google, the search engine giant, has accused Microsoft’s Bing of copying its search results, though Microsoft is refuting the claim. Amit Singhal, the man who oversees Google’s search ranking algorithm, talked about how SEO companies and their services are impacting the SERPs. Full fledged investigations began last year after Google noticed that unusual searches […]

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