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Presentation platform Pitch adds asynchronous video

Users of Pitch’s presentation software can now record and insert short videos directly into their presentations.

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Do svidaniya, Kaspersky — goodbye

Can you trust a Russian company with your technology? Your security? No — not with Vladimir Putin calling the shots when push comes to shove.

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Slack outage stymies some business users

The team channels platform went down at mid-morning in the US; Slack worked for several hours to find and fix the problem.

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How to choose a SaaS management platform

Thanks to pandemic-spurred remote work, companies face a deluge of new cloud-based applications in use across the enterprise. Tools that can handle the SaaS sprawl aim to discover, manage, and secure those apps. Here's what to look...

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AWS outage hit collaboration vendors, highlights risk of cloud-based tools

Software-as-a-service providers including Slack, Trello, Asana, and Smartsheet saw disruptions after API and network issues hit Amazon Web Services’ U.S. data center.

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Finally! Adobe rolls out Photoshop and Illustrator for DaaS users

Desktop-as-a-Service continues to gain traction, and Adobe has finally filled the last holes in its deployment with web-based versions of Photoshop and Illustrator. It’s about time.

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Migrating to hosted Exchange: Do’s and don’ts

When it’s time to move your company’s on-premises Exchange mail to the cloud, keep in mind these tips and warnings.

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When online suites go down, we need options not on the cloud

In the last week or so, Microsoft and Google briefly saw their online office suites go down. Before we get too reliant on the cloud for ordinary desktop work, maybe we should rethink what we're doing and consider a safety-belt...

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In a SaaS world, Tucows closes the Internet shareware barn doors

The end of the long-time software-sharing repository underlines that personal computing isn't what it used to be, as we keep moving apps (and desktops) to the cloud.

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Q&A: How ViacomCBS cut Zoom costs, not jobs, during the pandemic

While other companies were cutting jobs to save the bottom line in 2020, media conglomerate ViacomCBS found savings by overhauling its spending on Zoom licenses.

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How IT must adapt to the emerging hybrid workplace

User support, the relationship with HR, and front-office technologies will require a rethink as distributed digital work becomes the new reality.

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WTH is happening with Office 365?

Okay, so Windows 10 updates have had issues, shall we say, for years. But, really, Microsoft, you're going to roll out the same kinds of problems for your services now, too?

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The state of cloud computing in 2020

As cloud adoption hits another growth spurt, companies are discovering the power of mixing and matching cloud services into solutions that address almost any business need

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3 big SaaS challenges for IT

As enterprises continue the inexorable move from on-premises to cloud applications, make sure your organization meets these three challenges head-on.

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14 Microsoft Teams apps to help you work smarter

Microsoft Teams now has more active daily users than Slack and offers dozens of third-party tools to make it easier to collaborate without leaving the Teams interface. Here are 14 apps you need to consider.

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What we learned at Dreamforce 2019

A roundup of the key news and announcements from Salesforce's big jamboree in San Francisco this week

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How Tableau is fitting into the Salesforce family

Salesforce has been talking up the capabilities of the analytics vendor that it bought last year, but any vision of the future for the combined vendors remains muddy

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With Windows Virtual Desktop, the bad old days are coming back

The PC — and yes, Microsoft — set us free. Now Microsoft is taking control.

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