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Box sets target on US government and Europe following 37% growth in Q1

Box co-founder and chief executive Aaron Levie briefing journalists and analysts in London this week

Box has reported healthy growth over the last quarter, increasing revenues 37% to $90.2 million, which the company has attributed to a more diversified portfolio. Public sector organizations and the European market are now in the crosshairs for future growth.

Should Public Cloud be Synonymous with Outsourcing?

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I caught an internet meme the other day that said, “The Cloud is just a computer somewhere else.” But is that true? Is the cloud really all about outsourcing your infrastructure to somewhere or someone else?

UK Competition and Markets Authority gives cloud providers a telling off

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The Competition and Markets Authority is concerned a proportion of cloud storage providers could breach consumer protection law in their terms and conditions, as well as business practises.

Dropbox launches Project Infinite to bolster mobility capabilities

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Speaking at Dropbox Open London, Dropbox has announced the launch of Project Infinite, a new offering which the company claims meets expectations on how people find, access, and collaborates with large amounts of data.

AWS launches a swarm of new features at Chicago summit

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Amazon Web Services has launched a number of new features, along with the announcement that AWS Import/Export Snowball is now available in four new regions, including Europe.

Google cloud team launches damage control mission following outage

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Google will offer all customers who were affected by the Google Compute Engine outage with service credits, in what would appear to be a damage control exercise as the company looks to gain ground on AWS and Microsoft Azure in the public cloud market segment.

Google said to be on cloud shopping spree

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Google is rumoured to be planning the acquisition of a number of businesses to bolster its cloud computing platform and suite of workplace applications.

Apple reportedly defects iCloud from AWS to Google Cloud

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Apple has moved some of its iCloud services onto Google Cloud, reducing its reliance on AWS, according to a CRN report.

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