What if Google Mail had been your corporate IT system?

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The temporary failure of the online email service highlights the risks and challenges for IT decision-makers considering cloud computing

Some firms are already using Gmail as a corporate mail service When Google’s online email service crashed for several hours this morning, did any IT managers considering the benefits of cloud com...

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