3 Cool Google cloud features

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By Brandon Butler, Network World | August 12th, 2014 With competition being as intense as ever, Google is attempting to distinguish its cloud offering by appealing directly to developers. In the increasingly competitive cloud IaaS market Google is attempting to distinguish its platform by arming its cloud with unique features and cutting-edge technology that customers…

Is “Bring Your Own Identity” a security risk or advantage?

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By Ellen Messmer, Network World | July 28th, 2014 Questions abound over sites authenticating users via identities established through social networks, Yahoo Ponemon Institute survey shows. The “Bring Your Own Identity” (BYOID) trend in which websites let users authenticate using identities established through Facebook, LinkedIn, Google, Amazon, Microsoft Live, Yahoo or other means raises some…