Microsoft and Ford have worked together in the past to bring us Sync: a revolutionary technology that shifted a long standing reliance on hardware-based in-dash content and brought in an era of being able to access a portable device for entertainment. The original Sync system was way before the age of the cloud, and it was basically used to access music on iPod devices and take calls through Bluetooth.
Sync was the first software-based system, meaning it could be upgraded and features could be added later on. Other companies tried to follow suit, and the second generation Sync MyFord Touch system fell short of expectations. For the newest version of Sync, Sync 3, [...]
Amazon recently announced two unlimited storage plans for its cloud-based storage service Amazon Cloud Drive. The plan focuses on two points. The first is for those who want to store an unlimited amount of photos, called the Unlimited Photos Plan, which costs $11.99 per year. The second is called the Unlimited Everything Plan that costs $59.99 per year. There is also a free three-month trial, but at around $5 per month it is a great deal no matter how much or how little storage you actually will use.
Previously, Amazon offered 5 GB of cloud storage for free and a tiered price structure for anything more. The most storage offered was 1TB for [...]
HP announced recently a new preconfigured package of software and hardware targeted towards enterprises who want to adopt the cloud but also keep their computational resources in-house: the Helion Rack. It is designed to aid companies adopt a private cloud much faster.
The use of a private cloud allows organizations to use cloud services on an internal network. However, creating a private cloud network can be quite difficult, taking organizations months to do. With Helion Rack, HP creates each system in its facilities then sets it up at the customer’s location. There has been much done to secure the system and tune it for maximum performance.
Helion Rack is based on [...]