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LinkedIn Leads Standardized Cloud Gear Alliance
News  |  5/25/2017  | 
A group of major backers has formed the Project19 Foundation to support standardized gear and networking across cloud data centers.
How VMware Moved from Cloud Provider to Cloud Enabler
How VMware Moved from Cloud Provider to Cloud Enabler
InformationWeek Sponsored Videos  |  5/23/2017  | 
Chris Wolf, Global Field and Industry CTO for VMware at the InformationWeek News Desk.
Under Pressure, IT May Need to Fail Fast With Some Projects
News  |  5/22/2017  | 
Lines of business want services fast; IT will need an investment budget that allows it to try to achieve desired solutions and sometimes fail.
MTM's Kleyman: Build Your Business on a Secure IoT
News  |  5/18/2017  | 
CTO of MTM Technologies Bill Kleyman says your future customers will reach you over the Internet of Things.
On-Premises Workloads Require Higher Staff Investment Than Cloud
News  |  5/18/2017  | 
Nemertes analyst says research shows lower cost for cloud for some types of workloads; results are less clear for predictable, steady-state apps.
Cloud is How You Design Your Software, Not Where You Run it
News  |  5/10/2017  | 
At Interop May 18, Cornelia Davis will describe the elements of cloud-native software, the type that's designed to be change-tolerant.
Oracle Disses Cloud Real Estate to its Own Detriment
Commentary  |  5/9/2017  | 
In the midst of a rush to the cloud, Oracle CEO Mark Hurd told Fortune 'real estate' is not much of a factor. He may learn otherwise.
IT Must Alter Investments To Play in Digital Economy
Commentary  |  5/8/2017  | 
At Interop, Mark Tonsetic of CEB will discuss how your view of the digital future should start guiding IT investments.
MTM's Kleyman: Embrace the Coming Internet of Things
News  |  5/5/2017  | 
Interop speaker Bill Kleyman sees security as one component of the Internet of Things, which all companies are going to have to embrace.
Uptime Institute: Enterprise Server Footprint Flat or Shrinking
News  |  5/3/2017  | 
In its annual survey, the Uptime Institute finds enterprise cloud usage flat, even while the server footprint shrinks.
IBM Initiated Cloud Storage Price Cut Wave; All Drop 14%
News  |  5/2/2017  | 
In the third quarter of 2016, IBM bid for a larger share of the enterprise market in the cloud by dropping storage prices; AWS, other bigs followed.
At Harvard Business Publishing, It Was a Do-or Die Move to Cloud
News  |  4/28/2017  | 
IT Director Ken Griffin knew a half-committed move to the cloud would never get there; he adopted a lights-out date for the data center.
COBOL in the Cloud as a Reality
Commentary  |  4/28/2017  | 
It can take a bit of work, but you can move your legacy COBOL applications to the cloud.
Luxury Fashion Finds Bigger Sales, Returns In Cloud
News  |  4/26/2017  | 
Net-A-Porter didn't know how much money it was leaving on the table when the Web site failed to keep up with traffic. New microservices captured it.
What I Hope to Get out of Interop ITX
Commentary  |  4/26/2017  | 
IT consultant and blogger Andrew Froehlich outlines a full-week educational experience at the upcoming Interop ITX conference.
Let's Talk Cloud at Interop ITX
Commentary  |  4/25/2017  | 
You can join cloud computing expert and InformationWeek editor at large Charles Babcock as he takes in his pick of more than two dozen informative cloud related presentations at the upcoming Interop ITX in May.
Walmart: Agility Enabled with React.js, Node.js
News  |  4/20/2017  | 
Alex Grigoryan needed to attack multiple fronts as he revamped the Walmart Web site; the answer was decentralized agile teams with Node.js.
Nemertes CIO Burke: Do You Know Your Cloud TCO?
News  |  4/19/2017  | 
It's not simple: Nemertes CIO John Burke to explain how to evaluate your TCO when using a cloud service and whether real savings are available.
What You Need to Know About Containers
News  |  4/14/2017  | 
Interop ITX will offer a day-long, Container Crash Course for those who want to learn more about containers' impact on enterprise operations.
Future of Data Summit: Secure IoT with Blockchain
Commentary  |  4/11/2017  | 
IoT security is essential for the Internet of Things to reach commercial success. Here's one way to protect this technology and data from hackers.
Cloud Appeal of Google, Microsoft To Enterprise Improves
News  |  4/10/2017  | 
451 Research found in a survey that Microsoft Azure appeal was up from 22% to 35% of respondents in two years.
What New-to-the-Cloud Managers Can Learn from Cloud Pioneers
Commentary  |  4/6/2017  | 
With cloud computing proving itself in major organizations, those who have managed cloud migrations have learned lessons that they can share with cloud newbies.
Is a "Cloud-First" Approach Right for your Organization?
Commentary  |  4/6/2017  | 
Enterprise IT needs to rethink the scope of the cloud-first mindset.
Battle Intensifies To Become Cloud Hardware Leader
News  |  4/5/2017  | 
HPE and Cisco are joined by merged Dell EMC as big three contenders to supply cloud providers. Are white box manufacturers a threat?
Managing APIs Is an Increasingly Complex Burden
News  |  3/31/2017  | 
Cloud Elements study analyzes data on enterprise API use and concludes that API use is growing rapidly, but it also takes careful management.
Inscrutable Amazon Bill: Behind It, a $1 Million Savings
News  |  3/28/2017  | 
When Segment found its AWS bill going up unexpectedly, it did a deep dive to find the cause and realized a $1 million annual savings.
3 Reasons Why Cloud Migration is Gaining Traction in Healthcare
News  |  3/28/2017  | 
Issues such as performance, payroll priorities, and a lack of expertise in data center management have healthcare institutions moving to the cloud.
Creating the Cloud Learning Platform of the Future
Commentary  |  3/27/2017  | 
When an RFP returned high-cost bids for the work, the University of Maryland University College opted for an in-house approach to building a cloud-based school.
No Cloud is Perfect, So Be Prepared
News  |  3/24/2017  | 
Enterprise IT managers have to accept that cloud outages will occur, and have strategies to keep core systems running.
Maritz IT's Journey: From Sinkhole to Full Business Partner
News  |  3/23/2017  | 
Gerry Imhoff knew things had to change, but it would need to be a culture change, not a new generation of technology.
RightScale's State of Cloud: Cut Wasted Use
News  |  3/22/2017  | 
RightScale issued its sixth annual State of the Cloud report and found Docker a top DevOps tool, but concerns about 30% usage cloud waste.
Cloudbleed: Final Damage Assessment Still Pending
Commentary  |  3/21/2017  | 
Cloudflare CEO Prince has published a persuasive case that Cloudbleed hasn't caused any detectable damage. Let's go slow on that.
Cloud Benefits: Liberty Group Tech Chief Knows What They Are
News  |  3/20/2017  | 
When The Liberty Group found increasing demand for its services in 2012, it rehired Rob Hiltbrand to take it to the cloud.
Integrate Serverless With Your On-Premise IT Operations
News  |  3/17/2017  | 
AbbVie architect Keith Townsend will discuss how serverless functions in the cloud can be meshed with IT operations on premises when he presents at Interop ITX.
A Cloud Move Means Big Changes for IT Operations
News  |  3/14/2017  | 
At Interop ITX, JP Morgenthal of CSC will describe what changes when it comes to operations management in a move to the cloud.
Google Cloud Polishes Its Appeal To Enterprise
News  |  3/10/2017  | 
At its Next conference in San Francisco. Google outlined some of the ways it is using a $30-billion investment to increase its footprint in the enterprise cloud sector.
Is Amazon's Growth Running A Little Out Of Control?
Commentary  |  3/7/2017  | 
AWS operations explains that it was tougher to restart its S3 index system this time than the last time they tried to restart it.
Red Hat Expert: OpenStack May Not Be As Complex As You Think
Commentary  |  3/6/2017  | 
Red Hat's principal cloud architect says you can get into OpenStack, one step at a time, accomplishing business objectives along the way.
Legacy Modernization: Look to the Cloud and Open Systems
Commentary  |  3/6/2017  | 
If you are thinking about moving applications off a mainframe and over to open systems and the cloud, consider these guidelines to prioritize what to move and what to eliminate.
Serverless Computing Isn't Simple to Explain
Commentary  |  3/2/2017  | 
Serverless computing is a concept that's difficult to encapsulate in a few short words, as illustrated in our expert discussion.
Deploying Containers to the Cloud: Many Options
News  |  3/1/2017  | 
At Interop ITX 2017, a container deployment expert will demonstrate how users can select an option for moving containers to the cloud.
How to Convince Reluctant Admins to Embrace Cloud
Commentary  |  2/27/2017  | 
The anti-cloud grew is still out there. Here are some helpful tips to show them how the cloud has evolved and why it might be right for your organization.
Catastrophe Hits Your Datacenter But Users Don't Notice
Partner Perspectives  |  2/23/2017  | 
Many large, network-dependent organizations are deploying OpenStack together with Red Hat Ceph Storage because they are inherently high-available solutions.
What You Need To Know About OpenStack
Commentary  |  2/23/2017  | 
OpenStack has evolved to a point where it is producing benefits for IT organizations and service providers, but also is surrounded by myths.
Evernote Completes Migration To Google, Data Center Shutdown
News  |  2/23/2017  | 
The online user content capture system, Evernote, has moved 2.9 PBs of data into the Google Cloud and shut down its primary data center.
How To Choose Between Virtual Desktop Deployment Models
Commentary  |  2/21/2017  | 
Many companies are turning to virtual desktops in the cloud to support end user computing, and they have multiple models to choose from.
Guiding Principles For Closing The Cloud Gap
Commentary  |  2/20/2017  | 
The portion of your IT portfolio that hasn't yet moved to the cloud represents your "cloud gap."
Containers May Work With, Or In Place Of, Private Cloud
News  |  2/20/2017  | 
OpenStack is presented as a good container management environment; what if container managers can manage the infrastructure as well?
What's Cognitive Computing, And What's That Noise Overhead?
Commentary  |  2/17/2017  | 
Soon after an IBM round table on cognitive computing in San Francisco, the need for it at that location became abundantly clear.
Your OpenStack Cloud Is Only As Good As The Linux You Install It On
Partner Perspectives  |  2/16/2017  | 
OpenStack services and drivers require a robust and integrated Linux operating system for top-performing functionality.
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