Stringent compliance rules and potential security breaches might make cloud seem too risky for financial services. Don't overlook the benefits cloud providers can offer your firm.
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Cost benefits make it tough for enterprises not to adopt cloud services in spite of the security risks, so they should embrace it by putting in place the necessary processes, say panelists at a discussion moderated by ZDNet blogger Eileen Yu.
Zetta.net is one of a number of companies offering cloud-based backup and disaster recovery services. Version 4.5 of Zetta's DataProtect is designed to deliver an appliance-free ability to backup server images.
Kaspersky reports that brute force attacks against RDP servers are on the rise. But they don't work unless you have done a poor job securing your server.
The tax year is over, and the financial services and accounting software company reaped the benefits in its third-quarter earnings.
Microsoft has rolled out BizTalk Server 2013 R2 enterprise-integration server, along with a preview of its new BizTalk Services Hybrid Connections service.
A five-hour, almost national outage of iiNet's fibre, NBN, and IPTV services on Friday has been blamed on a faulty DHCP server.
Cloud infrastructure market leader Amazon Web Services upgrades its tools so that Windows Server 2012 virtual-machine images can move between on-premise systems and EC2.
Microsoft is making Service Pack 1 for Office 2013, SharePoint 2013 and Exchange 2013 available for immediate download.
HP server customers are about to get an unwelcome surprise when they need to update firmware or apply a service pack. Effective later this month, those downloads, which often fix critical bugs, will require either a current warranty or an extended support agreement.
Lenovo's spent more than $5 billion in the past week to become relevant in the low-end server and mobile handset markets. While its surging tablet business is still just a drop in the bucket, this multipronged attack could reap huge benefits in emerging markets.
Dell doesn't wants to be just your data center server provider. In partnership with Cumulus Networks, they want to be your open-source network services provider as well.
Redmond has joined the Facebook-led datacentre infrastructure and offered up its designs for a 12U shared server chassis used in its Windows Azure, Bing, and Office 365 services.
Private cloud offers few of the benefits of public cloud services and many of the costs of running on-premise infrastructure says AWS SVP Andy Jassy
Having seen the benefits from server virtualization, enterprises are now asking for virtualization to move into networking and storage, says VMware's Asia-Pacific head.
Social business intranets enable collaboration, knowledge sharing and the breaking down of organisational siloes. But are they sometimes too complicated for users to bother with?
Amazon Web Services has lowered the price of renting dedicated virtual server instances on its EC2 compute platform by up to 80 per cent.
Better integration with cloud services and simpler virtualisation are some of the new features in the next release of its Microsoft Server 2012 Essentials, the version of Windows Server targeted at small businesses.
TurnKey Linux, the ready-to-run Linux cloud server app company, is now offering 64-bit server apps on Amazon Web Services.
Price cuts for AWS' MySQL, Oracle and SQL Server services highlight how the cloud computing war revolves around pricing and scale.
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