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AWS will need a differentiator to compete with Microsoft, Google for enterprise email

Amazon Web Services is continuing to target enterprise users, this time with a new email and calendar service. It'll have a tough time competing with the likes of Microsoft and Google, companies that are much more established. 

Microsoft revenues see very silver lining in the cloud

Microsoft Corp. posted quarterly revenues of $26.5 billion yesterday, which included news that its commercial cloud revenues grew by 114 percent. Clearly things are sunny for the firm's commercial cloud efforts.

Spotlight: Cloud storage services in a race to the bottom?

Forbes  contributor Ben Kepes has an interesting viewpoint about the cloud storage space.

BYOD is not rocket science--or is it?

As more companies grapple with the challenges of allowing employees to bring their own devices to work, they can perhaps gain some insight from a bunch of rocket scientists at NASA.

Enterprises use the cloud to drive digital transformation

A large number of organizations continue to use cloud computing to drive cost efficiencies. But new data reveals that many are also using the cloud to drive large-scale digital transformation.

Survey: 1 in 3 hybrid cloud systems managers lack proper training

It's easy to assume that hybrid cloud deployments are strictly for the commitment-phobic but there are plenty of reasons why it makes sense for companies to use a combination of public or private cloud and dedicated servers rather than choose a single option. 

Microsoft confirms axing of Public Website feature from SharePoint Online

Microsoft has confirmed that it will drop the Public Sites feature in SharePoint Online, and users are not happy.

Huddle nabs $51 million in funding, plans ahead for IPO

Enterprise cloud collaboration service Huddle has raised $51 million in a Series D round of funding led by Zouk Capital, bringing total backing to well over $80 million. The company expects to use the funds to advance new versions of its software.

More than 20 million still using Windows Server 2003 as end of support draws near

Businesses still running on Windows Server 2003 after July 2015 are opening themselves up to running afoul of compliance regulations, and increased security risks.

Box launches partner program to gain user trust

Cloud-based file sharing and collaboration company Box announced the launch of a new program called  Box Trust  that's designed to boost, well, customer trust in its service. Box isn't going at it alone in this new venture, however. They've brought a collection of 19 partners along for the ride, including such notable companies as Symantec, Recommind, OpenDNS and Splunk.