Editor’s Pick Platform-as-a-Service is part of the booming cloud computing sector, one area of the cloud that some analysts and developers have overlooked. But recent research shows that PaaS is no longer the ugly duckling of the cloud industry — and that it’s ready to grow quite a bit during the next few years.
If you haven’t already been lulled into Dropbox or SugarSync’s grasps for cloud syncing, 4Sync wants to be your new best friend for backing up and accessing all of your files.
Cloud email management startup Mimecast — the leading supplier of email management solutions for Microsoft Exchange and Office 365 — has raised $62.15 million in its third round funding.
Enterprise cloud storage startup Egnyte has added the ability to sync 5 million files from a single device and increased its upload speed maximum to a ultra-fast 25 megabytes per second.
Web services provider GoDaddy has apologized to its customers for the outage Monday that crippled countless sites across the web, and it is offering one free month of service to nullify complaints.
After an investigation, web services company GoDaddy claims that its major outage yesterday was “not caused by external influences” and that a DDoS attack or a hack weren’t to blame.
Popular web hosting company GoDaddy has restored most of it services after a member of hacker collective Anonymous attacked the site.
A member of hacker collective Anonymous has claimed responsibility for the outage, and they said GoDaddy’s DNS servers were all taken offline.
Backup storage provider Pogoplug has integrated with Amazon’s new Glacier cloud storage in a move to make personal backup storage more affordable and reliable, the company announced today.
Sales communications startup Clearslide has raised $28 million in its second round of funding aimed at opening a New York City office, developing new products, and increasing marketing efforts.
As promised two weeks ago, Microsoft’s SkyDrive cloud storage service has launched on Android and can be downloaded now in the Google Play store.
Tidemark targets Fortune 1,000 companies with mobile apps for financial planning, operational planning, and metrics management.
Just weeks after another security breach, cloud storage company Dropbox has added a two-step verification process to help make user accounts more secure.
Amazon Web Services has introduced Amazon Glacier, inexpensive slow-moving storage for files that don’t need to be accessed very often.
Cloud storage services such as Dropbox and Google Drive are quickly changing how consumers deal with content on a day-to-day basis. But each company has its own set of restrictions, with Microsoft’s SkyDrive as the most restrictive player by far. It might shock you how much so.
Microsoft has unveiled a new version of its SkyDrive cloud storage service and a new SkyDrive Android app. It also revealed the new Outlook.com email service that has attracted 10 million users since its launch two weeks ago.
Apple co-founder and Fusion.io chief scientist Steve Wozniak said last night during a Q&A that dependence on the cloud is setting us up for “horrible problems.”