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Cloud News the Week of August 24, 2015

Posted by Benjamin Ogonek

Each week, we’ll post a roundup of news on cloud computing on our blog, along with our thoughts. If you have ideas for what to include next week or feedback, feel free to comment on the post. Billion dollar question: What gives with EMC? Fortune By Barb Darrow The future of storage kingpin EMC and…

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Extending Panzura’s Global File System to Mobile Users

Posted by Angel Camacho

One of the things I love about using our Global File System (GFS) is that it looks and behaves just like a local Windows filer to users, but can span hundreds of sites. Whether I’m in our Campbell headquarters or with the Bangalore engineering team, I get the access to the same set of files…

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Cloud News the Week of August 17, 2015

Posted by Benjamin Ogonek

Each week, we’ll post a roundup of news on cloud computing on our blog, along with our thoughts. If you have ideas for what to include next week or feedback, feel free to comment on the post. New Singapore HQ to underpin Alibaba’s cloud push CNBC By See Kit Tang Aliyun, Alibaba’s cloud computing arm,…

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So what if cloud prices did go up?

Posted by David Friedlander

Last month, Amazon and Microsoft increased prices in a few regions. Prices aren’t likely to go up across the board, but pricing for some services could stall or even rise slightly. In this market, stalled prices feel like a price increase because in general, prices decline frequently. Amazon has reduced prices 43 different times for…

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Cloud News the Week of August 10, 2015

Posted by Benjamin Ogonek

Each week, we’ll post a roundup of news on cloud computing on our blog, along with our thoughts. If you have ideas for what to include next week or feedback, feel free to comment on the post. Cloud computing’s refuseniks: How long can they hold out? The Register By Dave Cartwright Umpty-squillion surveys come out…

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Cloud News the Week of August 3, 2015

Posted by Benjamin Ogonek

Each week, we’ll post a roundup of news on cloud computing on our blog, along with our thoughts. If you have ideas for what to include next week or feedback, feel free to comment on the post. Taking stock of the cloud storage market SearchCloudStorage By Rich Castanga This article takes a closer look at…

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File Versioning versus File Locking

Posted by David Friedlander

Managing multiple versions of project files has always been a manual process. Before we had word processors, we had “Wite Out” and correction tape. If you wanted to make a change, you had to manually correct the document and send it back. If multiple people were working on it, someone had to reconcile the changes…

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Cloud News the Week of July 27, 2015

Posted by Benjamin Ogonek

Each week, we’ll post a roundup of news on cloud computing on our blog, along with our thoughts. If you have ideas for what to include next week or feedback, feel free to comment on the post. Alibaba ponies up $1 billion to build its Aliyun cloud biz Fortune By Barb Darrow Alibaba, the Chinese…

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Just How Big is the Cloud?

Posted by David Friedlander

Amazon recently announced its earnings, and its cloud division, Amazon Web Services, reported $1.8 billion in revenue and about $390 million in operating profits. Companies are clearly turning to the cloud for more than just test and development servers. At Panzura, our customers have file systems that range from tens to hundreds of terabytes, all…

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Cloud News the Week of July 20, 2015

Posted by Benjamin Ogonek

Each week, we’ll post a roundup of news on cloud computing on our blog, along with our thoughts. If you have ideas for what to include next week or feedback, feel free to comment on the post. Amazon has figured out how to make the cloud pay Wired By Klint Finley Amazon had a good…

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