Microsoft need to watch out, here comes iCloud

May 31, 2011

That deal was reported at $4.5 million, however that amount remains unconfirmed. [insert sick why didn’t I buy that domain name feeling here] What still remains largely unknown is how iCloud will work, how it will fit in with Apple’s existing software and services, and how much it will cost. There have been quite a few details on who’s involved in Apple’s cloud efforts, from music labels to movie studios, but the rest is under wraps. I have written about Apple and how their move to the cloud could be the beginning of troubles for Microsoft. Keep watching this space to see how this all works and why Microsoft should probably be concerned. Windows and it’s dominance in the computer space could vanish over time with the right moves from Apple. Don’t believe me? Remember the Yahoo Search engine?]]>

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Mike Johnson is a writer for The Redmond Cloud - the most comprehensive source of news and information about Microsoft Azure and the Microsoft Cloud. He enjoys writing about Azure Security, IOT and the Blockchain.

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  • I dont think microsoft will vanish over night, however apple are June 6th will be a very exciting day for geeks all around the world. Its also being rumored that ICloud services could come for free for users who upgrade to Mac OSX Lion. (more on We can definately expect some interesting things to be announced on June 6th, and Microsoft better be listening and start working on a competing products if they want to stay in the game.

    xinu June 1, 2011 9:34 am Reply

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