Posts Tagged ‘Cloud computing’
Cloud backup vendors are racing to capture the accounts being abandoned by Symantec, as it plans to shutter its lackluster Backup Exec.cloud. Even Symantec is providing guidance on how customers can migrate away, providing a more orderly transition than other recent backup shutdowns.
Symantec will discontinue Backup Exec.cloud, the cloud-based version of its popular Backup Exec product. The end of service is another retreat in Symantec’s reorganization to become more profitable. It’s also a sign of the stiff competition in the cloud backup segment.
Solution providers have less time than ever before to react to disruptive technologies if they hope to capitalize on the opportunity. Are you ready to act fast?
Mozy, the EMC-owned cloud-based backup company, is looking to build momentum for its service by merging backup and file sharing functionality, as well as making it easier for solution providers to manage the service.
Distribution and channel veteran Joe Quaglia, who pioneered mobility and cloud computing systems, was promoted to president of the Tech Data’s Americas operations.
SkyKick, a provider of automation and management solutions for Microsoft Office 365, released two new tools to automate and simplify the migration of legacy licenses to the cloud-based platform. The continued development of similar tools reflects the growing opportunity for Office 365 professional and managed services.
The ’2013 State of Cloud Backup’ study reports growing confidence in cloud backup services, but unveils startling data on SMBs’ use of cloud backup and disaster recovery services.
AVG Technologies is wading into the crowded cloud backup market, offering a service that extends the capabilities of its CloudCare security service and complements its Managed Workplace managed services offerings.
Longtime e-mail security service provider SpamSoap has expanded its mission and offerings to become a cloud services distributor. It’s also taking on a new name: Nuvotera.
In just four years, smartphones will be advanced enough to wake people up early if traffic is bad.