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Box and Salesforce unite for integrated in-app file management

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Salesforce and Box have worked together to integrate their respective cloud offerings so you can use files stored in Box without having to exit Salesforce.

Data consumption outgrows personal storage capabilities – research

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The sheer weight of data is growing far too fast for personal storage devices to cope, says new research which will delight device makers and disappoint cloud storage providers, if true.

Red Hat launches software defined storage systems that run on commodity hardware

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Open source software vendor Red Hat has launched a portfolio of open, software-defined storage systems which will cut costs by running on commodity hardware.

Gemalto and NetApp to create secure cloud storage hybrid for AWS customers

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Security vendor Gemalto and NetApp are to jointly create an integrated, encrypted key management system for securing data for Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers.

HPE launches 3Par flash storage – building block for all flash data centres

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has launched new flash storage devices which it claims will bring the day of the all flash data centre and lighting fast cloud services closer.

Adobe tweaks Document Cloud to unblock Dropbox and make e-signing easier

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Adobe has announced two improvements to document management in the cloud, by making PDF files more manageable in Dropbox and solving one of the snags in electronic document signing.

IBM acquires storage vendor Cleversafe in hybrid cloud play

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Enterprise IT giant IBM has announced it will be acquiring object-based storage software and appliances vendor Cleversafe to boost its storage and hybrid cloud offering.

DataStax Enterprise delivered with Microsoft Azure to run on any cloud

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Open source distributed database developer Datastax has worked with partner Microsoft to fine tune the delivery of its new cloud based system over the latter’s Azure service.

Backblaze launches cheap cloud storage service

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Backup service provider Backblaze has made a cloud storage service available for beta testing. When launched it could provide businesses with a cheap alternative to the Amazon S3 and the storage services bundled with Microsoft Azure and Google’s Cloud.

Amazon Web Services to offer new hierarchical storage options after customer feedback

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Amazon Web services (AWS) is adding a new storage class to speed up the retrieval of frequently accessed information.

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