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Cloud Priorities is ZDNet's global research study reporting on current cloud adoption and future cloud initiatives. Connecting with ZDNet's audience across North America, Europe, Asia, Australia & New Zealand, India, China and Korea, Cloud Priorities aims to uncover the true picture of cloud usage and the reasons businesses are moving to cloud. Topics covered include private and hybrid cloud, IaaS, PaaS and SaaS. Insights areas include cloud budgets, business objectives, priority cloud applications and favoured cloud service providers.

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Beyond Dropbox: Shopping the cloud

Is it time to drop Dropbox? My subscription is nearly up, so I'm re-evaluating four major alternatives - Copy.com, Google Drive, Microsoft Skydrive, and SugarSync - for price and features. Which is the best, and which is the best for me?

October 21, 2013 by

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A hands-on look at Microsoft Office for the iPhone

At long last, Microsoft has released a version of its Office suite for iOS. The new app targets the iPhone and closely resembles the Office app that’s built into Windows Phone 8. Here's what you'll find in the new app, which is available from the App Store immediately.

June 14, 2013 by

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SkyDrive and Office Web Apps versus Google

It's hard to think of Microsoft Office as anything other than the archetypal Windows desktop program. But while no one was looking, Microsoft's free online apps and storage turned surprisingly powerful. Are the free apps good enough to use in place of Office?

February 28, 2013 by

36 Comments 5 Votes

ZDNet's tech predictions for 2013

What will be the next big thing? As cellular carriers merge and become stronger, mobile makers may not survive. Will big data analytics take off, and will 3D printing arrive with a bevy of legal and ethical issues? Here's a look ahead at 2013 and what we can expect.

December 21, 2012 by

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