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Microsoft earnings call confirms bright horizon in the cloud

Microsoft continues to wave its cloud computing banner high, as the firm's quarterly earnings call yesterday sounded very much like a rousing pep rally, with cloud service revenues slightly edging out analyst forecasts.

News Scan: Forecast is for clouds--$40B worth; Wearables will make their way into most firms, eventually; More

The top news stories for April 24, 2015.

Microsoft courts cloud-wary enterprises with new Office 365 updates

Microsoft has unveiled new features and initiatives to improve transparency and customers' control over their content in Office 365.

Skyhigh upgrades cloud security platform to detect security breaches in cloud storage accounts

Service upgraded to scan for anomalous behavior that may be indicative of security breaches or insider threats in cloud storage accounts.

Organizations use 730 apps in the cloud on average, many of them 'poor'

Organizations now use an average of 730 cloud-based applicatons according to a new study, but a large percentage of those apps don't have the blessing of IT.

Office Online now works seamlessly with Dropbox

Microsoft has announced that users will now be able to access their Dropbox files from Office Online, or launch into Office Online from Dropbox on the Web.

Google Drive for Work gets more security, sharing controls

Google has announced a number of new features designed to let business better manage, secure and audit shared files on Google Drive for Work.

AWS offers S3 replication across regions

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has beefed up its S3 object storage system with the ability to replicate data across regions.

Amazon offers unlimited storage for Cloud Drive for just $60 per year

Amazon has unveiled an "Unlimited Everything" cloud storage plan that offers individuals unlimited online storage for $59.99 per year.  

Oracle's Hurd describes dire consequences of failing to spend on IT

With rapid technological change across industries and in consumer segments, Oracle CEO Mark Hurd said that companies will have to invest more in IT and pay attention to the millenial generation in order to thrive.