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Steps for selling the cloud to the business side

It's hard selling anything to the businessside today, with tightened budgets and cost-cutting measures in place at many enterprises in the U.S. and beyond. But approaching the business leaders with something like cloud investment, for storage and backup needs, can be even trickier, explains Randy McGraw.

77% of chemical companies moving to cloud, big data analytics

According to a study by Accenture, 77 percent of the C-level executives in chemical companies surveyed think cloud computing and big data analytics are necessary to remain competitive. 87 percent said that failing to use them may lead to a company's extinction.

Auto parts firm Chambers Gasket embraces mobility, cloud

Chambers Gasket, a 77-year-old auto parts company, is on the cutting edge of technology. It recently integrated its cloud-based customer relationship management and enterprise resource planning systems so that employees could access them using their mobile devices from anywhere.

Booker upgrades mobile app for service companies

Booker, a cloud-based software company, now offers a mobile app complete with point-of-sale features, calendar management and customer data.

Report: Federal agencies aren't ready to move to the cloud

A report by Accenture Research released earlier this year indicated that federal agencies aren't ready to move to the cloud, despite the fact that soon they won't have much of a choice.   

Enterprise cloud storage keeps taking it on the chin

Dropbox is  denying reports of a security breach this week, saying that the leaked usernames and passwords were "stolen from unrelated services... and are not associated with Dropbox accounts." Not surprisingly, the mere mention of a breach is enough to keep the conversation going on in boardrooms about the security of enterprise-level cloud storage.

Dropbox sync glitch leaves some users with deleted files

Some files were inadvertently deleted from a limited number of Dropbox accounts due to a bug in certain versions of the Dropbox app.

News scan: Free Windows upgrades; Job-stealing robots; More

The top news stories for Oct. 13, 2014.

Code42 announces new version of SharePlan with flexible cloud options

Code42 announced this week a new version of its enterprise-level sync and share platform, SharePlan. With new tools in place to support compliance concerns for initiatives like Sarbanes-Oxley and HIPPA, the Code42 takes aim at other popular cloud storage services like Dropbox and Box.

News Scan: Social media benefits not huge according to retail consumers; Mobile app offers drug info on-demand; More

The top news stories for Sept. 25, 2014.