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Editing in the Cloud

According to TV Technology, companies are slowly beginning to adopt editing in the cloud. 

Remote access to all video files to all the relevant (and authorized) personnel is a good thing. But do those benefits extend to editing in the cloud? Although it has been around for some time, it is only in the relatively recent past that acceptance has been spreading.


Covid is the Clouds Time to Shine

The pandemic has adversely affected every business except cloud service providers, reports Wired. 

Pandemic life is lived in the cloud. Work, school, and dating have been virtualized by Zoom calls and instant messages. Friends share meals or moments via Instagram and badly lit webcam video.


Email Signature in Cloud

According to ZD Net, Microsoft users will now be able to store email signature in the cloud. 

Microsoft plans to release an update for the Outlook for Windows client next month that will add the possibility to configure an email signature and have it saved in the cloud, rather than inside each Outlook installation. 


Remote Access Via the Cloud

Companies have shifted more workers to telecommuting creating problems with too many users trying to access remotely, the cloud can change all that, reports Fifth Domain. 

During these unprecedented times, organizations across all sectors are facing the same issue: enabling remote “business as usual” while facing extraordinary challenges of scale and secure connectivity.


New Cloud Programing Language

Microsoft has developed a new cloud programming language, reports ZD Net. 

Microsoft is ready to show off the latest improvements it's made to a new experimental programming language for the cloud called Bosque.


NVIDIA Offers Cloud Streaming Solutions for VR

According to Road to VR, NVIDIA has launched a cloud based tools for networks to offer AR/VR streaming.

NVIDIA today announced the launch of version 1.0 of its CloudXR SDK, a suite of tools which allows network operators to offer cloud-rendered AR/VR streaming capabilities.


The Cloud is Facing Security Threat

Companies are vulnerable in the cloud, users with malicious intent are able to take advantage of loopholes and loose security measures, reports CIO Dive. 

The cloud forced organizations to reevaluate the firewalls of yesteryear. But during the coronavirus pandemic, malicious actors are taking advantage of reliance on the cloud and security loopholes.


The Cloud Helps Unemployment Operations

The Cloud is helping states manage the overwhelming number of unemployment applications, reports Governing. 

Even though West Virginia was the last state in the nation to report a case of COVID-19, social distancing and lockdown orders generated a sudden leap in citizen needs that left it struggling to manage.


Companies Get Cloud Sticker Shock

Companies that have increased cloud usage during Covid-19 are now seeing big bills come due, reports CIO Dive. 

The coronavirus pandemic has bulldozed previously-established spending intentions — the message from CFOs is to cut costs. Technology savings require a nip here, a tuck there, reducing usage where possible.


DivvyCloud Merges with Rapid7

According to Tech Crunch, DivvyCloud has been acquiredby Rapid7.

Rapid7 announced today after the closing bell that it will be acquiring DivvyCloud, a cloud security and governance startup, for $145 million in cash and stock.


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