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May 11, 2017
The healthcare sector is the latest to show it's ready to embrace the public cloud amid greater familiarity and improved security from the major providers.
November 09, 2016
Public cloud and big banks weren't always a good fit, but financial juggernauts have gone beyond their four walls to test the waters of hyperscale cloud computing.
July 20, 2016
Data privacy continues to be a hot-button issue on both sides of the Atlantic, with the Privacy Shield agreement and a big win for Microsoft providing some clarity to this still murky issue.
May 02, 2016
New Google security certifications are welcome, if belated, additions to the cloud platform, providing assurances to enterprise customers about protecting their data.
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