"This Week in Data" is a weekly infographic that aims to serve as a quick and easy way for our readers to catch up on the latest news about the people and organizations that are shaking up the world of big data, cloud computing, and all things data storage.
This week a federal agency reported on some major savings thanks to cloud computing, Microsoft named its first company-wide president in more than a decade, and banks are still locking in on Target's 2013 data breach.
Take a look at all of this week's headliens on the infographic below, and click the links at the bottom of the page to get all the details for each story.
Feds Save with Cloud
- Cloud Computing, Data Center Consolidations Save Feds $3.6B
- Billions of Dollars in Savings have been Realized, But Agencies Need to Complete Reinvestment Plans
- Microsoft Appoints Smith First Company-wide President in 13 Years
- Microsoft Promotes General Counsel Brad Smith to President
Banks Take on Target
- U.S. Judge Certifies Class Action Over Target Corp Data Breach
- Banks can join Together to Sue Target after “Massive” Data Breach, Judge Says
OneDrive Direct Upload
- Microsoft Tests a Sweet Service: Direct-Shipping Data for Uploading to the Cloud
- Office 365 Import Service
American Airlines Outage
- Computer Systems Outage Grounded American Airlines at Major Hubs
- American Airlines Flights Resume after Glitch Ground Planes