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Cloud ROI: 6 Takeaways To Consider
Commentary  |  10/20/2014  | 
From cloud brokering to talent management, these conclusions will keep cloud decisions focused on business needs.
OVH.com Launches Power8-Based Cloud Service
News  |  10/20/2014  | 
OVH.com is the first cloud supplier to use IBM's Power8 processor for data analytics services.
StackEngine Offers Linux, Windows Container Management
News  |  10/17/2014  | 
Docker is doing what once seemed impossible: providing common ground for Linux and Microsoft developers, say startup leaders.
Hortonworks Updates Hadoop Data Platform
News  |  10/17/2014  | 
HDP 2.2 adds more than 100 new enterprise-ready features, including faster SQL querying on Hadoop.
VMware Taps CSC For Public OpenStack Partnership
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
VMware offers its Integrated OpenStack for private clouds; now it has a partner that's willing to offer it as a public cloud service.
OpenStack Juno Offers Automated Hadoop Provisioning
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
OpenStack Foundation's Juno release features the automated provisioning of three different Hadoop clusters.
Microsoft Brings Containers to Windows, Azure
News  |  10/15/2014  | 
Partnership will enable developers to load and move Windows apps in Docker containers, just as they now do for Linux workloads.
Cloud Cruiser Expands Cloud Usage Tracking
News  |  10/15/2014  | 
Cloud Cruiser 4.0 adds greater capabilities to track and bill for usage in hybrid public clouds and private clouds.
Cloudera Intros Hadoop Monitoring, Self-Provisioning Tool
News  |  10/14/2014  | 
Cloudera Director tool leads off lineup of announcements, including upgrades to Impala SQL query engine and stronger security.
SAP Hana Platform Hits IBM Cloud
News  |  10/14/2014  | 
SAP offers Hana Enterprise Cloud on IBM Cloud infrastructure, opening up a new SAP-managed way to run SAP apps on Hana.
MongoDB Launches Offensive As Rivals Rev Up
News  |  10/14/2014  | 
MongoDB looks to compete on every cloud, as Microsoft and IBM gear up to steal its customers.
Deloitte Adds Boomi Integration To CloudMix
News  |  10/14/2014  | 
Deloitte's CloudMix expands integration service to include Dell's Boomi, to connect Salesforce.com apps to enterprise software infrastructure.
VMware Adds Macs To Windows Virtual Desktop Scheme
News  |  10/14/2014  | 
VMware is trying to make it easier for a variety of devices to run a basic Windows desktop, allowing firms to reach Mac users as well as PC users.
VMWorld Europe: Tools To Manage Multiple Clouds
News  |  10/14/2014  | 
VMware vRealize suite will manage Microsoft Azure, Amazon, and OpenStack cloud workloads.
2015 Server OS Outlook: Cloudy, Chance Of Containers
News  |  10/13/2014  | 
Windows still dominates the enterprise data center, our new survey shows, but other options are on the rise.
Forrester Names Top API Management Vendors
News  |  10/10/2014  | 
As APIs become the foundation of the digital economy, CA, SOA Software, and Apigee head the list of API management system vendors, according to Forrester Research.
GE Pushes For Bigger Industrial Internet
News  |  10/9/2014  | 
GE Internet of Things portfolio expands as it brings big-data analysis to vending machines, office equipment, bridges, and other new markets.
VMware, EMC, Pivotal Launch 'Federated' Offerings
News  |  10/9/2014  | 
EMC, with subsidiaries RSA, VMware, and Pivotal, create integrated bundles in bid for deeper customer buy-in and lower support costs.
Engine Yard Appoints Vrolyk CEO
News  |  10/8/2014  | 
Engine Yard replaces John Dillon with Beau Vrolyk as CEO in move to expand Amazon-based platform as a service company.
Microsoft's Nadella Talks Windows 10, Cloud
News  |  10/8/2014  | 
CEO Satya Nadella says both Windows 10 and Azure will play a role in the Internet of Things. Microsoft will detail its latest cloud strategy at an Oct. 20 event in San Francisco.
Is 'New Style Of IT' Good For HP Customers?
Commentary  |  10/8/2014  | 
CEO Meg Whitman promises to help IT teams move to a new way of operating. Then what?
Amazon Simplifies Importing VMware VMs
News  |  10/7/2014  | 
Amazon enhances vCenter management console connection to ease setup and use for VM administrators.
HP Plans Split Into 2 Separate Businesses
News  |  10/6/2014  | 
Hewlett-Packard will split PC and printer businesses off from enterprise hardware, software, and services. Whitman to lead enterprise unit.
DoD May Invite Cloud Vendors Into Govt. Data Centers
News  |  10/3/2014  | 
In an effort to tap commercial cloud technology without sacrificing security or control, the Department of Defense considers two potential models.
Cloud Suppliers Quickly Patched Xen Bug
News  |  10/3/2014  | 
Amazon was fastest off the starting blocks to patch the Xen hypervisor bug; Rackspace and IBM SoftLayer soon followed.
Interop: The Future Of Cloud Computing
News  |  10/2/2014  | 
Cloud computing experts debated the best way to take advantage of the new technology trend at Interop 2014.
Are Docker Containers Essential To PaaS?
Commentary  |  10/1/2014  | 
Platform-as-a-service is changing along with the rise of next-generation applications, but is Docker crucial? Interop panelists debate.
Oracle CTO Ellison Does Demos
News  |  10/1/2014  | 
Oracle cloud platform-as-a-service lets you modernize apps while lowering costs, says Larry Ellison in a show-and-tell session at Oracle OpenWorld.
Oracle CEO Hurd Stays Ellison's Course
Commentary  |  9/30/2014  | 
Oracle flexes its muscle with a wave of SaaS releases and high-profile customer interviews. But is it leading or following in the cloud?
Atlantic.Net Challenges Amazon With Cheap Cloud Server
News  |  9/30/2014  | 
For 99 cents per month, the cloud service courts startups and developers with virtual servers that offer fast spinup, low cost, and 100% uptime.
15 Surprising Facts About Indian Outsourcers
Commentary  |  9/30/2014  | 
Thinking of outsourcing with Infosys, Wipro, or Tata? Here are some points worth knowing about the IT services heavyweights.
7 Cool Products At Interop New York
Slideshows  |  9/27/2014  | 
Interop New York spotlights innovative products covering SDN, BYOD, PaaS, data center management, and more. Take a look.
Amazon Reboots Cloud Servers, Xen Bug Blamed
News  |  9/26/2014  | 
Amazon tells customers it has to patch and reboot 10% of its EC2 cloud servers before Oct. 1.
Make Internet-Ready Products, Or Else
News  |  9/25/2014  | 
Internet of Things pioneers say the fourth industrial revolution looms -- like it or not.
OpenStack Can Be 'Rosetta Stone' Of Cloud
Commentary  |  9/25/2014  | 
Nebula chief strategy officer Chris Kemp explains OpenStack's ambitions to be the universal translator between public and private cloud systems.
One Big Idea For Data Center Storage
Commentary  |  9/25/2014  | 
A single, global file management system turns data center-centric thinking inside out. It grants ease of access around the world but keeps control centralized.
Private Clouds Come Down To Earth
News  |  9/24/2014  | 
Intrigued by the concept of a converged infrastructure but worry you lack the expertise to DIY? Dell, HP, IBM, VMware, and other vendors want to help.
Open Data Center Alliance Pushes TOSCA
News  |  9/24/2014  | 
Cloud standards group ODCA pushes TOSCA standard for workload mobility across cloud service providers. Where is Amazon?
Local Governments Embrace Cloud: 5 Benefits
News  |  9/24/2014  | 
The federal government is aggressively promoting cloud computing, and the trend is trickling down to city and county agencies like Mecklenburg County, N.C.
CloudBees Drops PaaS, Shifts To Continuous Integration
News  |  9/22/2014  | 
CloudBees changes focus to Jenkins continuous integration server, Cloud Foundry partnership.
5 Early Cloud Adopters In Federal Government
Slideshows  |  9/22/2014  | 
Despite slow adoption government-wide, these agencies have paved the way for others implementing cloud computing.
Choosing A UC Vendor: 5 Tips
News  |  9/20/2014  | 
Choosing the right UC system can be confusing and expensive. KelCor analyst and Interop speaker Brent Kelly offers five tips to help you save money and stay in control.
Red Hat Shows Consistent Growth
News  |  9/19/2014  | 
Red Hat reports 19% increase in revenue, subscriptions, and earnings per share in Q2.
VMware Keeps VMworld Promises With Product Upgrades
News  |  9/18/2014  | 
VMware made a series of end-user computing enhancements and NSX software-defined networking upgrades.
VMware's Former CTO Herrod On IT's Future
News  |  9/17/2014  | 
Steve Herrod explains how his technologist's vision and experience help him pick investments for venture capitalist firm General Catalyst Partners.
Rackspace Not For Sale, Rejoins Cloud Battle
News  |  9/17/2014  | 
Rackspace, after posting a strong second quarter, says it's not for sale and it will push its 'managed cloud' offering with renewed vigor.
WaveMaker PaaS Bets On Docker
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
WaveMaker Enterprise platform now offers Docker deployment option, along with Studio rapid app development toolkit.
Docker Gets $40 Million: Full Steam Ahead
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
Docker will use its third round of funding to double staff, including engineers and a direct sales force pointed at enterprise buyers. The company's enterprise data center momentum keeps growing.
Beware Cloud Companies Bearing Self-Service Plans
Commentary  |  9/16/2014  | 
There's such a thing as too much convenience. Cloud service providers should take a lesson from the banking industry.
Personalized Medicine Rests On Cloud At H.D. Smith
Commentary  |  9/16/2014  | 
As-a-service infrastructure, apps enable healthcare distributor to focus more on core business innovations, says H.D. Smith CIO David Guzman.
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