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One-Quarter of WordPress Users Would Pay “Almost Anything” to Restore Website: CodeGuard Report

More than three-quarters of WordPress users are currently not using backup plugins, according to a report by website backup service CodeGuard on Tuesday. CodeGuard surveyed 503 WordPress users last month to understand how often they backed up their websites and the tools they used to do so. CodeGuard found that 24

HP Launches New Cloudline Servers for Service Providers

HP introduced its new Cloudline servers Tuesday at the Open Compute Summit to provide service providers with low cost, scalable infrastructure. The Cloudline family of servers are intended to maximize data center efficiency and increase cloud service agility for providers running hyperscale architectures, the company said in a blog post.

Google Traces Sunday’s Cloud Outage to Faulty Patch

Google Compute Engine, the company’s Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud, suffered its second outage in less than one month’s time. While not as serious as the Google cloud outage a few weeks ago, the network was again the culprit. Some Google cloud users experienced disruptions for 45 minutes beginning Sunday around 10 a.m.

IBM launches Spectrum Storage for hybrid cloud, invests $1bn in software defined storage

IBM has launched IBM Spectrum Storage, a new storage portfolio which adds a layer of intelligent software to store each piece of data at the optimal cost maximising performance and security. The tech giant has also put more than $1bn of investments into its storage software portfolio over the next


Financial firms accessing cloud more readily yet roadblocks still remain, say CSA

61% of financial businesses are developing a cloud strategy within their organisation, according to a report from the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). The paper, in conjunction with CipherCloud and interviewing over 100 global participants across the financial sector, found that businesses are slowly but surely moving into the cloud, with


Nearly Half of Brazilian Companies Will Invest in Cloud Services This Year Despite Security Concerns

Cloud adoption is getting hot in Brazil with 42 percent of companies planning to invest in cloud during 2015 and 41 percent already using it, according to a Frost and Sullivan survey released Thursday. Twenty-five percent of the companies planning to invest in cloud this year are doing so for