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Life in the cloud after Nirvanix

CoreSite's Ted Chamberlin reflects on the demise of cloud service provider Nirvanix, and where the cloud market is headed.

New Seismic release lets you create customized presentations on the fly

Seismic has come up with a nifty program for generating customer presentations from a template-driven form, which helps enforce data accuracy, branding and formating.

Inside Netflix's cloud-based content delivery

Micro-services. The idea is to reduce each service to the smallest possible component--in order to reduce the impact should that service fail.

Is your data center about to fry some circuit boards?

The NSA's new billion-dollar data center in Utah is "presently nearly unusable" due to power problems.

Silk smoothly adds version for teams

Silk, a company with a unique approach to blogging, introduced a new Teams version this week.

Spotlight: Hulu now works with Chromecast

Google announced last week that their TV dongle, known as Chromecast, now supports Hulu. 

What Dropbox tells you about your IT department

Remember when you rolled out an ERP system 10 years ago? Remember working to identify Super Users, the blessed few eager adopters who would champion the system within their own departments? Remember 'training the trainers'? Remember all those rollout meetings and change management initiatives?

Cloud economics: It's not just rent-versus-buy

From a cost perspective, cloud computing decisions are often cast as OpEx versus CapEx--simplified even further to "rent versus buy".

Evernote Business joins forces with

Evernote Business can now be integrated directly into, giving a sales team a de facto content management system.

Cloud-based commercial fleet telematics units to reach 16.8 million by 2018

The number of cloud-based commercial fleet telematics units is forecast by ABI Research to reach 16.8 million units by the end  of 2018, up from 1.1 million in 2012.