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Cloud computing is an increasingly broad topic that encompasses everything from Google Apps to data center services to virtualization to software-, infrastructure- and platform-as-a service. Technology executives are increasingly interested in cloud computing as a way to save money. Nevertheless, cloud adoption remains in the single digits amid security concerns. Rest assured that cloud computing is a game changer. Key players include: IBM, HP, Google, Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Salesforce.com, NetSuite, VMware as well as dozens of others.

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Datacentres of the world: A photo tour

Datacentres are the IT palaces that provide the backbone of our working lives. Take a tour of datacentres around the world, from the UK to Iceland to Texas, in this round-up of cutting-edge facilities.

December 6, 2012 by Staff

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IDC: iOS Widens Lead Over Android Among Mobile Enterprise Developers [Charts]

IDC has been surveying mobile developers for the past two years. In mid-May, it polled more than 3,500 developers in a survey sponsored by platform vendor and SAP partner, Appcelerator, to gauge their feelings about Apple versus Google in the enterprise, their interest in Windows 8/Microsoft Surface, what their pain points are, and more. Here is what they said, with my commentary.

July 23, 2012 by Eric Lai

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Office 2013: Screenshots

Microsoft's new Office has a design that makes it easy to focus on work, rather than drowning in extraneous information. Office 2013 looks set to make users more productive without requiring them to learn new ways of working, even on new kinds of devices.

July 16, 2012 by Simon Bisson

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Office 2013: A closer look

Microsoft has officially unveiled the consumer preview of Office 2013. The new edition has a dramatically different look and feel, as well as tight connections to cloud-based services. Here's what you'll find inside.

July 16, 2012 by

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Windows Intune 3.0: screenshots

Microsoft's cloud-hosted management platform adds support for mobile devices — including iPhones, iPads and Android — in version 3.0. The Silverlight-driven UI is much the same as before, but it's now easier to see, filter and respond to alerts.

July 16, 2012 by Simon Bisson

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In pictures: The rise of AWS

Amazon's rise is most apparent when you look at how its introduction of new products, services, and datacentres has built the infrastructure needed to support its growth

July 1, 2012 by Jack Clark

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The tech behind the NSW SES: photos

The NSW State Emergency Service (SES) is powered not only by dedicated volunteers, but also by a huge array of IT gadgetry. ZDNet Australia went behind the scenes with the SES to see how it uses IT to race against the clock to save lives.

April 12, 2012 by Luke Hopewell

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Australian Open 2012: photos

Every second tennis players are on the courts at the Australian Open, they are generating new data and information that needs to be catalogued. Tennis Australia brought IBM back on board to handle the massive workload in 2012 and ZDNet Australia went behind the scenes.

January 16, 2012 by Luke Hopewell

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