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Box shares more than double in first day's trading

Cloud firm enjoys successful IPO

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Microsoft spreads its wings with Acompli acquisition

Next step in firm's attempts to widen its mobility reach

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Microsoft + Dropbox = no threat

Competitors not fazed by 'defensive' alliance

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Code42 solution upgrades set to tackle shadow IT

Enhancements designed to combat consumer cloud storage services

Amazon Takes Aim at File-Sharing Services

Amazon Web Services is launching Zocalo, a secure file-sharing service designed for businesses. The new initiative takes aim at services such as Box and Dropbox, as well as opens a new front in the cloud battle with Microsoft and Google.

Court Spikes Aereo, Will Cloud Suffer Too?

At issue was the legality of Aereo’s service, which rents dime-sized antenna’s that subscribers use to receive broadcast television programming that Aereo captures and transmits as a streaming Internet service.

Egnyte Adds Channel Leader, Plumps Partner Program

Egnyte is hoping to juice partner interest in its sync-and-share platform with a refreshed channel program and a new channel leader to spearhead the effort.

Microsoft Preps OneDrive for Business

Microsoft is taking its rebranded OneDrive cloud storage and file-synchronization service to the next level by preparing a version for business users.

Good News, Bad News in Wake of Dropbox Outage

Dropbox troubles started Friday evening when a routine server upgrade knocked the system out completely for about three hours and introduced lingering problems with the site, its desktop client and its mobile apps.

Dropbox Seeks Cash, Eyes Enterprise

File sharing service Dropbox is reportedly looking to raise $250 million to fund further expansion, including deeper inroads into the channel and capturing enterprise accounts. Dropbox is fast becoming a problem for backup and cloud storage companies far and wide.

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MSP market saturation may lead to smaller players being dumped by vendors

Smaller players need to ensure that they don't fall prey to solution provider consolidation by vendors

Questions

Windows 10 service model raises enterprise, channel questions

Microsoft is banking on the fact that its next OS will be an improvement over prior iterations, but will the product’s sales model be as well received as the product itself?

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Microsoft Big Data acquisition shows willingness to embrace open platforms

The software giant embraces yet another open-source tool in R and stakes its claim in the analytics arena

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U.S. patent system 'broken'

Patent 'trolls' wreaking havoc for technology in the U.S.