WhatsApp now lets you backup to Google Drive without using any of your cloud storage quota

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/08/16/whatsapp-google-drive-cloud-backup/ Facebook and Google have struck a deal that benefits WhatsApp users. Starting later in the year, users will be able to store WhatsApp backups on Google Drive without using … Read more

How to backup your computer to the cloud with OneDrive folder protection

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/08/15/onedrive-folder-protection-backup/ Previously only available to OneDrive for Business users, Microsoft is now rolling out OneDrive folder protection to everyone. Also referred to as “known folder move” — and rather copying … Read more

Google launches Titan Security Key… that is nothing to do with Yubico

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/26/google-titan-security-key/ Google now has its own hardware security keys — the Titan Security Key. These FIDO-compatible keys include Google firmware that verifies the integrity of security keys at the hardware … Read more

BetterCloud adds activity-based alerts to boost G Suite security

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/18/activity-gased-g-suite-alerts/ SaaS management platform BetterCloud is launching a new activity-based alerts solution for Google to strengthen security for G Suite applications. The solution enables organizations to continuously monitor event-related activity … Read more

Microsoft joins forces with Walmart to take on Amazon with cloud technology

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/17/walmart-walmart-cloud/ Microsoft has announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with retail giant Walmart to help “make shopping faster and easier for millions of customers around the world”. The … Read more

Sticker shock: Managing cloud costs for high availability and high performance

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/29/sticker-shock-managing-cloud-costs-for-high-availability-and-high-performance/ Public cloud services can be affordable for many enterprise applications. But achieving the same service levels that the enterprise data center delivers for high availability and high performance for … Read more

Google Cloud Platform is gaining Cloud Filestore to offer a file system interface to users

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/27/google-cloud-filestore/ Google has announced a new storage option for developers using Google Cloud Platform. The new Cloud Filestore is due to launch in beta next month, and it provides a … Read more

Two thirds of organizations can’t deliver on DevOps

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/12/two-thirds-of-organizations-cant-deliver-on-devops/ According to a new report, 74 percent of respondents believe DevOps enablement capabilities are essential, very important, or important for their organization. Yet only 33 percent believe their organization … Read more

Google announces plans to acquire cloud migration company Velostrata

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/10/google-cloud-velostrata-acquisation/ Google has announced that it is to acquire Israeli firm Velostrata. This startup specializes in enterprise cloud migration technology. Velostrata was founded in 2014, and its patented technology will … Read more