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Google Releases “Cloud Connect” Plugin for MS Office

Google strikes again in the war against Microsoft for Cloud dominance. Early today (November 22, 2010), Google Inc. announced the “Google Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office” plug-in available for to early testers. With Cloud Connect, you can continue to use the familiar MS Office interface, while getting many of the benefits of web-based collaboration that […]

Will Microsoft Office 2010 Rule?

Today PCWORLD posted a very clear-headed article that covers the release of MS Office 2010 and how it will compete with Google Apps. I agree with the article and the writer’s point that Google still has some major work to do in order to appeal to the Enterprise world, but at the end of the day […]

Microsoft to Release MS Office for Free on the Web

May 11 2010 – Ashlee Vance, TheNewYorkTimes – Microsoft has created a chimera in its new Office 2010 software, part desktop software and part Web app. This latest version of Office, which includes applications like Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, is Microsoft’s long-awaited effort to modernize one of its most lucrative products and to thwart rivals […]

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    • No, edge computing will not replace cloud computing January 23, 2018
      The press is still having a field day with this relatively new tech term edge computing, and how it will soon displace cloud computing. I’ve seen more a half dozen articles in just the last two months that advancing the perception that edge computing will displace, not complement, cloud computing.It’s sad to see such naive […]
    • Cloud portability: Why you’ll never really get there January 19, 2018
      Portability means that you can move an application from one host environment to another, including cloud to cloud such as from Amazon Web Services to Microsoft Azure. The work needed to complete the porting of an application from one platform to another depends upon the specific circumstances.Containers are one technology meant to make such porting […]
    • Why you should not worry about cross-tenant cloud attacks January 16, 2018
      We’ve all heard the concerns: While public clouds do a good job protecting our cloud-based systems from outside attackers, what about attacks that may come from other public cloud users? These are known as cross-tenant attacks (sometimes called side-channel attacks), where other tenants on the same public cloud somehow access your data. Should you pay […]