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Firefox scraps extension sideloading over malware fears

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1 Nov, 2019
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Installation methods will need to be updated after 10 March 2020

Businesses stung by highly convincing Office 365 voicemail scam

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31 Oct, 2019
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This latest wave of phishing attacks incorporates real audio recordings to create a sense of urgency

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AWS servers hit by sustained DDoS attack

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23 Oct, 2019
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Outages lasted for a full working day as the Route 53 DNS system was disrupted

Commvault CEO Sanjay Mirchandani addressing delegates at its annual GO conference

Commvault sounds warning for multi-cloud “new world order”

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16 Oct, 2019
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CEO Sanjay Mirchandani draws from the "scars of being a CIO" to promote his roadmap for the company

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Commvault launches ‘Metallic’ SaaS backup suite

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15 Oct, 2019
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The sub-brand, built on Azure, launches with Office 365 compatibility

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Google is able to access sensitive G Suite customer data, former employee warns

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11 Oct, 2019
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Users urged to keep sensitive data away from G Suite due to the lack of end-to-end encryption

SAP launches a string of data-driven cloud services

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8 Oct, 2019
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Data warehousing and analytics chief among services set to be released by the end of 2019

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UK data centres blitz climate change targets

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27 Sep, 2019
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The sector over-performs as a whole, but 55% of sites still failed energy reduction assessments

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Dropbox launches admin controls and collaboration hub amid major workspace push

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26 Sep, 2019
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The cloud-powered file depository branches out into productivity with major updates

Microsoft issues urgent Internet Explorer and Windows Defender security patches

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24 Sep, 2019
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Attackers are actively exploiting a web browser bug to seize control of user accounts

Oracle earnings flat as CEO steps down citing health reasons

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12 Sep, 2019
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Co-chief Mark Hurd requests a leave of absence to focus on his health after nine years at the firm

Microsoft cloud

Microsoft confirms a Teams client for Linux is on its way

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10 Sep, 2019
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Key rival to Slack encroaches on one of the platform’s major current USPs

Telstra partners with Microsoft on business-focused data-sharing hub

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5 Sep, 2019
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Built on Azure, the platform will target use cases including water management and the connected supply chain

Cloud security

CISOs now say cloud technology is ‘just as safe’ as on-prem

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4 Sep, 2019
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Multi-cloud adopters are more than twice as likely to suffer a data breach than single-cloud and hybrid cloud

Firefox now blocks third-party trackers by default

News
3 Sep, 2019
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Enhanced Tracking Protection, turned on by default, also blocks cryptominers and fingerprinting scripts

Google HQ

Google to shut down Hire service from 2020

News
28 Aug, 2019
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Closure announced just six months after the recruitment service launched the UK

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Microsoft launches dedicated host service alongside licensing changes

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6 Aug, 2019
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Azure's new platform catches up with sole-tenant hosting provided by Google Cloud Platform and AWS

G Suite now offers enhanced security for high-risk users

News
1 Aug, 2019
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Mandatory FIDO keys and auto-blocking of third-party apps comprise the tougher standards

Google cloud platform

VMware strikes public cloud partnership with Google Cloud

News
30 Jul, 2019
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Enterprise customers seeking ways to adopt hybrid configurations will have greater flexibility

Sistema food containers on a countertop

Why Sistema Plastics chose cloud ERP to tame its inventory management

Case Studies
25 Jul, 2019
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Sometimes a boom in business can create its own problems

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