WikiLeaks suffered minor inconveniences after the United States government pressure led to Amazon cutting off the whistleblower's cloud services. On Dec 1, Amazon responded to the Senator's office and told staffers that it had stopped supplying WikiLeaks with services.
by: Carl Brooks, Senior Technology Writer, SearchCloudComputing.com 02-Dec-2010
The US Congress slashed proposed federal IT spending on consolidation and computing from US$35 million to US$20 million.
by: SearchCloudComputing.com staff 10-Aug-2010
Google has received the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) certification and accreditation from the US government for its Google Apps office productivity suite, including Gmail.
by: SearchCloudComputing.com staff 28-Jul-2010
The US government's recent crackdown on intellectual property theft has had serious consequences for one blog provider whose free platform is the engine for more than 70,000 blogs
by: SearchCloudComputing.com staff 20-Jul-2010
In the second half of this two-part series—"Worst case scenario of cloud computing," Duff & Phelps' Erik Laykin continues to discuss the potential problems of data retrieval from a cloud computing facility when a service provider unfortunately goes bankrupt or gets acquired.
by: Carol Ko 15-Jul-2010