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IBM aims software defined storage solutions at Big Data

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IBM announced a patented software defined storage technology this week that it says can reduce digital storage costs up to 90 per cent in some cases. It said the innovation is ideal for big data applications that at times cost big money.

GE deploys Box for 300,000 employees

GE will be deploying Box for its 300,000 employees spread across 170 countries

General Electric said Thursday that the company has selected Box as its cloud content collaboration platform, planning to deploy the service across its global organisation which includes 300,000 employees spread across 170 countries.

Microsoft ups cloud storage ante

Microsoft is increasing the amount of OneDrive cloud storage Business users receive 40-fold as it moves to beat back competition from younger upstarts

In a blog post not so subtly aimed at some of the company’s biggest cloud storage competitors (‘Thinking outside the box’), Microsoft announced Tuesday it will increase its OneDrive for Business storage capacity from 25GB to 1TB per user as it looks to use the service as a platform underpinning all of its other productivity services.

Datalex deploys travel retail software on Internap hybrid cloud platform

Datalex will use Internap's managed hosting service for its mission critical platform and move most of its other applications and databases over to a private cloud

Datalex, which provides e-commerce solutions for the travel industry announced at the end of last week that it will use Internap’s private cloud, managed hosting and cloud object storage platforms as well as a private connection service to underpin Datalex’s offering to airlines.

CT-Pros acquires cloud storage and backup firm WeVault

Mobility and communications solutions provider CT-Pros announced Tuesday that the company has acquired cloud storage and backup firm WeVault, in a bid to grow its cloud subscriber base

Mobility and communications services provider Converged Technology Professionals announced Tuesday it has acquired cloud storage and backup firm WeVault for an undisclosed sum, in a bid to grow its cloud computing subscriber base.