Cloud storage may be an excellent way to synchronize data across multiple devices, but it is terrible for large data backups.
The top news stories for August 28, 2014.
Hot on the heels of the acquisition of access management company CrossIde as, comes the news that IBM has also pocketed cloud security provider Lighthouse Security Group. The new addition to the IBM family provides methods for the dispersed workforce of its customers to access sensitive data from anywhere.
Expect faster, slimmer laptops and tablets with Broadwell, Intel's fifth-generation Core processor.
File sharing and cloud storage service Box keeps rolling out improvements and features. This time around, the company announced a redesign of the sharing experience for easier collaboration.
The cloud wars are heating up, especially now that Amazon has lost some of its market hold to competitors Microsoft, Google and a host of startup companies.
Amazon Web Services is attempting to again court the enterprise crowd with a new document storage and sharing service called Zocalo. Primary tools include security and permission management, authentication, any-device access, versioning and annotation.
Citing decreased storage costs on its end, Box announced July 15 it has dropped storage limits for all its business customers. No doubt they also saw Amazon Zocalo and Google Drive creeping up in the rearview mirror.
Microsoft is set to launch three new Office 365 plans on October 1 which it says are specifically designed for small and mid-sized businesses.
Python has now surpassed Java as the number one programming language used to introduce students in the United States to programming and computer science.