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News Scan: SMBs feel immune from cyberattacks; Skills shortage holding back cloud initiatives; more

The top news stories for March 24, 2014.

Adobe makes successful transition to cloud with strong quarter

Adobe announced a strong quarter, especially for its cloud products, as it makes the transition from boxed software to a subscription-based service.

Microsoft announces Office 365 Personal for individuals

Microsoft announces a new version of Office 365 for individual users wth strange device restrictions.

Box goes all Hollywood as Kutcher, Oseary invest in startup

Box is going Hollywood, as two high profile entertainment industry figures invest in the company and it announces a push to sign up entertainment industry companies.

IoT sensors, ad hoc networks to transform communications market, predicts Strategy Analytics

The pervasiveness of energy sensors and ad hoc networks to enable the Internet of Things, along with virtualized networks and cloud computing, will transform the communications networks, content and technology markets by the end of the decade, predicts Strategy Analytics.

Cloud computing stats that CIOs should know

To help CIOs better understand the implications of their cloud computing decisions, here is a list of cloud statistics that every CIO should know.

Goodbye SharePoint social, hello Yammer

LAS VEGAS--It's been over a year and half since Microsoft bought enterprise social company Yammer for $1.2 billion and at this week's SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas the investment appears to be paying off. 

Microsoft introduces 'cloud on ramps' for SharePoint users

LAS VEGAS--The social, visually-rich features that are being teased at the SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas have IT professionals salivating--that is, IT pros whose enterprises have followed Office into the cloud. On-premise customers, however, were presented a less appealing entree.

Transportation firms adopt mobile apps to reduce cost, increase productivity

The transportation sector is increasingly using mobile apps to reduce costs and improve worker productivity, customer engagement and brand loyalty, according to a report by FeedHenry and VDC.

A checklist for negotiating government cloud service contracts

A recent report by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill looks at contracting issues that government agencies face with adopting cloud computing services.