Cloud Services http://thevarguy.com/taxonomy/term/7379/more en Microsoft Regains Turnaround Momentum on Strong Cloud Growth http://thevarguy.com/cloud-services/microsoft-regains-turnaround-momentum-strong-cloud-growth <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft Corp.’s turnaround plan got back on track in the latest quarter, buoyed by rising sales of internet-based software and services.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-services/microsoft-regains-turnaround-momentum-strong-cloud-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-services/microsoft-regains-turnaround-momentum-strong-cloud-growth#comments Cloud Services Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:05:00 +0000 108061 at http://thevarguy.com Getty Desktop as a Service Emerges as MSP Growth Opportunity http://thevarguy.com/cloud-services/desktop-service-emerges-msp-growth-opportunity <div class="field-byline"> Derek Handova | Talkin&#039; Cloud </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As large organizations continue to downsize and startups and SMBs look to make every IT dollar stretch, desktop as a service (DaaS) is set to take off. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-services/desktop-service-emerges-msp-growth-opportunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-services/desktop-service-emerges-msp-growth-opportunity#comments Cloud Services Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:22:00 +0000 108041 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Verizon Says Only 6 Million Customers Exposed in Cloud Breach http://thevarguy.com/cloud-services/verizon-says-only-6-million-customers-exposed-cloud-breach <div class="node-body article-body">In a new statement, Verizon assured there was no loss or theft of customer data, and said that initial estimates claiming that an Amazon S3 configuration error impacted 14 million customers were overstated.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-services/verizon-says-only-6-million-customers-exposed-cloud-breach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-services/verizon-says-only-6-million-customers-exposed-cloud-breach#comments Cloud Services Security Mon, 17 Jul 2017 17:49:00 +0000 107801 at http://thevarguy.com Google's Quantum Computing Push Opens New Front in Cloud Battle http://thevarguy.com/cloud-services/googles-quantum-computing-push-opens-new-front-cloud-battle <div class="field-byline"> Mark Bergen | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For years, Google has poured time and money into one of the most ambitious dreams of modern technology: building a working quantum computer. Now the company is thinking of ways to turn the project into a business.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-services/googles-quantum-computing-push-opens-new-front-cloud-battle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-services/googles-quantum-computing-push-opens-new-front-cloud-battle#comments Cloud Services Mon, 17 Jul 2017 15:31:00 +0000 107791 at http://thevarguy.com Bloomberg Message Startup Slack Said to Draw Interest From Amazon.com http://thevarguy.com/cloud-services/message-startup-slack-said-draw-interest-amazoncom <div class="field-byline"> Alex Sherman, Eric Newcomer and Alex Barinka | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Corporate chatroom startup Slack Technologies Inc. has received recent inquiries about a potential takeover from technology companies including Amazon.com Inc.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-services/message-startup-slack-said-draw-interest-amazoncom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-services/message-startup-slack-said-draw-interest-amazoncom#comments Cloud Services Thu, 13 Jul 2017 17:40:00 +0000 107741 at http://thevarguy.com Bloomberg Misconfigured Amazon Storage Exposes 14 Million Verizon Customer Records http://thevarguy.com/cloud-services/misconfigured-amazon-storage-exposes-14-million-verizon-customer-records <div class="node-body article-body">The error by a third-party vendor resulted in the storage of names, phone numbers and account personal identification numbers in an AWS S3 bucket that was fully downloadable and configured for public access. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-services/misconfigured-amazon-storage-exposes-14-million-verizon-customer-records" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-services/misconfigured-amazon-storage-exposes-14-million-verizon-customer-records#comments Cloud Services Wed, 12 Jul 2017 23:35:00 +0000 107711 at http://thevarguy.com Box, Microsoft to Sell File Sharing Service on Microsoft Azure http://thevarguy.com/cloud-services/box-microsoft-sell-file-sharing-service-microsoft-azure <div class="field-byline"> Dina Bass | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Box Inc. and Microsoft Corp. will sell a version of Box’s file-sharing and storage service using Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform, expanding their partnership in an effort to reach more large corporate customers.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-services/box-microsoft-sell-file-sharing-service-microsoft-azure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-services/box-microsoft-sell-file-sharing-service-microsoft-azure#comments Cloud Services Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:06:00 +0000 107431 at http://thevarguy.com Bloomberg Wal-Mart Prods Partners, Vendors to Leave AWS for Azure http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/wal-mart-prods-partners-vendors-leave-aws-azure <div class="node-body article-body">The competition AWS and a host of brick and mortar retailers reached a new intensity this week that could significantly impact MSPs that partner with the market leader in public cloud, or with second place Microsoft Azure. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/wal-mart-prods-partners-vendors-leave-aws-azure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/wal-mart-prods-partners-vendors-leave-aws-azure#comments Cloud Services Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:28:00 +0000 106921 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock MSP Fights to Hire Scarce Cloud Engineers http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/msp-fights-hire-scarce-cloud-engineers <div class="node-body article-body">At CorpInfo LLC, cloud is their business and business has been very good. So good, in fact, that the company has grown from fewer than a handful of full-time staffers 18 months ago, to 54 employees today. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/msp-fights-hire-scarce-cloud-engineers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/msp-fights-hire-scarce-cloud-engineers#comments Cloud Services Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:13:00 +0000 106871 at http://thevarguy.com CorpInfo New Portal Aimed at 'New Channel,' Eases Partnership Between ISVs and MSPs http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-distributor-news/new-portal-aimed-new-channel-eases-partnership-between-isv <div class="field-deck"> ChannelXperts wants to bridge the gap created by cloud services between software vendor and partner </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Jim Sweeney used to joke with his salespeople that they only knew three questions: how many processors do you need, how much RAM do you need and how many discs do you need? Then came the cloud.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-distributor-news/new-portal-aimed-new-channel-eases-partnership-between-isv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-distributor-news/new-portal-aimed-new-channel-eases-partnership-between-isv#comments Cloud Services Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:37:00 +0000 106821 at http://thevarguy.com ChannelXperts