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Microsoft unveils new Office 2013 in the cloud

17th July 2012

Microsoft has unveiled Office 2013 at a press event in the US, with a customer preview version already available for download. The new package is expected to be geared towards meetings and communications, and will be delivered to subscribers through a cloud service that is continuously updated.

Guest post: Migrating applications to the cloud

8th June 2012

Security, compliance, and automation are top of the priority list for executives trying to plot their journey to the cloud. But how does one cut through all the ‘Cloud Clutter’ to identify key insights, trends, and prescriptive guidance for successfully migrate their current business applications to the cloud? Flexera Software’s Jeanne Morain explains.

E.ON report re-opens green cloud debate

31st May 2012

Over 1 million SMEs are ‘unaware they can make savings on their IT energy footprint by moving their business to the cloud’, according to a new study by energy company, E.ON. However, while the research highlights the energy businesses can save by switching to cloud, it does little to highlight cloud’s overall green credentials, something that could yet re-open the ‘how clean is your cloud?’ debate publicised by Greenpeace, earlier in the year.