B. K. Winstead

Senior Associate Editor, Penton Media

B. K. Winstead is a former editor for Windows IT Pro specializing in Exchange Server, messaging, mobility, unified communications, and cloud computing.

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Dec 03, 2012

What Bilbo Baggins Teaches Us About Cloud Computing

Cloud computing and the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins? What might they have in common? On the surface, you'd have to say nothing. But I've been thinking....More
Nov 19, 2012

Trusting Cloud Computing

Here's a story about cloud computing. My wife was updating her resume; however, she recently bought a new laptop and didn't have Microsoft Office,....More
Nov 05, 2012

Future Clouds Will Be Safe, Says Symantec

What's holding back cloud computing? If you're a fan of The Simpsons, as I am, your first thought might be that it's all down to the Stonecutters....More
Oct 15, 2012

Cloud Computing Still in Its Infancy, Study Says

We all know how important and ubiquitous email has become, not just in business but in our lives. Can you remember when you learned about email (i.e....More
Oct 01, 2012

Email in the Cloud: Avoid the Pitfalls

Email services have long been one of the first places companies have looked for outsourcing to the cloud. It makes a lot of sense: Few companies are....More
Sep 17, 2012

IT Pros Report on Moving Applications to the Cloud

Yet another report has come out telling us how many companies are moving applications or data to the cloud. Last month, I wrote about a survey from....More
Aug 31, 2012

Using Personal File-Sharing Sites for Corporate Data

A few weeks ago, Dropbox made the kind of headlines no cloud service wants due to a security breach and compromised customer data. This event put the....More
Aug 29, 2012

Imogo Offers Custom Cloud Communications Option

According to some very loud voices, all your coming technology needs will be served up in the cloud -- whatever and wherever that cloud might be. OK....More
Aug 13, 2012

Data Security in the Cloud: Who's Responsible & How Does It Happen?

Does your company use a cloud service to store sensitive or confidential data? If so, where does the responsibility lie for keeping that data secure....More
May 14, 2012

Microsoft Study Attempts to Dispel Cloud Security Concerns

Concerns about cloud security have helped dampen enthusiasm for cloud computing among some IT professionals, a perception that Microsoft hopes to....More
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Cloud computing information, news, and tips covering Hyper-V, IaaS, PaaS, private cloud, public cloud, SaaS, security, trends, and more.

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