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Deployment Models, Private Cloud

The essential guide to iCloud login

May 20, 2022

Via: Computerworld

The iCloud login process provides plenty of value without requiring a great deal of thought. Here’s what do need to know about iCloud login and how to get the most from it. What is iCloud login? First, a swift recap […]


Global Cloud

iCloud goes down: Live by the service, die by the service

March 22, 2022

Via: Computerworld

Each time we experience an Apple iCloud, Spotify, Slack, Verizon, Google, Peloton, or any other form of server-based outage, we’re reminded that everyone should have multiple layers of backup to maintain data and work to ensure key services still work […]


Global Cloud

What is iCloud+ (and why should you use it)?

September 21, 2021

Via: Computerworld

If you received an Apple email letting you know you’ve been upgraded to iCloud+ at no additional charge, you’re not alone. So, what is iCloud+? What do you get, and why should you use it? What is iCloud+? Announced at […]


Global Cloud

Updated app from Apple brings iCloud Passwords to Windows

August 18, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

Apple has released a new version of iCloud for Windows, numbered 12.5. The update adds the ability to access and manage passwords saved in iCloud from a Windows machine, a feature that users have long requested. Apple has been gradually […]


Cloud Security

Apple confirms it will begin scanning iCloud Photos for child abuse images

August 5, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Later this year, Apple will roll out a technology that will allow the company to detect and report known child sexual abuse material to law enforcement in a way it says will preserve user privacy. Apple told TechCrunch that the […]


Cloud Clients, Global Cloud

Cloud-based thin-client Macs become a reality

May 17, 2021

Via: Computerworld

Does your workforce actually need company equipment, or do they simply require access to cloud-based Macs and PCs? Teradici and MacStadium are betting the future is Mac As A Service. Toward the thin-client Mac The two companies are pooling skills […]


Global Cloud

Apple takes the Mac to the cloud

December 8, 2020

Via: Computerworld

I’ve been talking about the future of the “desktop” on the cloud for years now. Starting around 2012, I predicted Chromebooks would become a big deal. Then I saw Windows moving from PCs to a cloud-based Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) model beginning […]


Global Cloud

Cloudflare, Apple, and others back a new way to make the Internet more private

December 8, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

For more than three decades, the Internet’s most key underpinning has posed privacy and security threats to the billion-plus people who use it every day. Now, Cloudflare, Apple, and content-delivery network Fastly have introduced a novel way to fix that […]


Global Cloud

Microsoft’s Cloud PC plan for Apple Silicon and iOS?

November 5, 2020

Via: Computerworld

As Apple’s major Mac event looms, more information concerning Microsoft’s cunning plan that lets Apple devices run Windows leaks… and it looks as if it’s all in the cloud. Microsoft Cloud PC As has been previously reported, Microsoft is developing […]


Global Cloud

It looks like Apple is developing new iCloud products and services

May 11, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Despite its importance to Apple’s ecosystem, iCloud has never quite become the cloud industry powerhouse it might have become. But it looks as if the company has plans to change that. Apple is hiring for iCloud The company has been […]


Global Cloud

iCloud goes down: Apple joins the Google, Facebook, Cloudflare cloud outage club

July 5, 2019

Via: ZDnet

For about three hours on Thursday, Apple had a widespread cloud outage that affected services including the App Store, Apple Music, and Apple TV. Multi-tenant cloud is supposedly more resilient than in-house infrastructure. But events in the past month have […]


Deployment Models, Private Cloud

Microsoft’s App Store now offers Apple’s iCloud for Windows

June 12, 2019

Via: Computerworld

Apple has published an all-new version of its iCloud app for Windows users and the software is available for download from Microsoft’s App Store. What is Apple’s iCloud? iCloud is an essential component across Apple’s universe. You use it to […]


Global Cloud

China Telecom outage takes down Apple, Microsoft and AWS for 7 hours

May 15, 2019

Via: TechRadar

China Telecom recently experienced a significant outage that lasted nearly eight hours and affected many Western sites and services such as Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Slack, SAP and others. The network monitoring company ThousandEyes first discovered the outage when its global […]


Service Models

Data shows time is right for ‘iCloud: Enterprise edition’

September 4, 2018

Via: Computerworld

Apple has a huge opportunity to diversify its offer with a range of powerful mobile services aimed at enterprise users — that’s the only logical step it can take on news that almost three-fourths of the work done on mobile […]


Featured, Global Cloud

Cloud outages are not as rare as you might hope

July 26, 2016

Via: Andy Melman

Not long ago Apple’s cloud went through a widespread outage at the beginning of June. For almost three hours multiple iCloud and App Store services experienced disruptions, while iCloud users had to postpone their plans involving their data stored in […]


Global Cloud

5 Ways Cloud Computing Is Having an Impact on The Energy Sector

June 13, 2016

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Cleantech (a blanket term that includes technologies that affect recycling, renewable energy, transportation, and others) is moving energy efficiency into the cloud, and how there are many very well-known technology brands dipping their toes into this arena, most notably well-known […]


Deployment Models, Private Cloud

Apple stores to sell Apollo “personal cloud.” It’s back to the future all over again

May 31, 2016

Via: Computerworld

News yesterday from a justifiably proud Promise technologythat Apple (yes, THAT Apple) is going to be selling Promise’s Apollo “personal cloud appliance” at its stores globally. Any time Apple does anything it’s a big deal so it is worth having a […]


Global Cloud

Apple bolsters position in enterprise cloud market with SAP partnership

May 9, 2016

Via: Business Cloud News

This marks the latest move by Apple to strengthen its position in the enterprise sector, following a similar partnership with IBM in 2014, and other with Cisco last year. The most recent iPad launch was focused squarely at enterprise and […]


Global Cloud

Here’s Why AWS Partners Aren’t Worried About Losing Cloud Business To Google

March 23, 2016

Via: CRN

Amazon Web Services may have lost a chunk of Apple’s cloud business to Google, but AWS partners aren’t worried that other large enterprises might decide to follow suit. As CRN first reported last week, Apple has signed up as a […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Apple expands hybrid cloud, moves from Amazon to Google Cloud Platform

March 17, 2016

Via: Computerworld

Amazon.com loses another one, as Apple moves most of its AWS fleet to Google Cloud Platform. Chalk up a victory for Diane Greene, who we imagine is doing a Mountain View happy dance. Poor Amazon: After the Spotify and Dropbox […]