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Oracle Application Users Still In Planning Stage Of Cloud Strategies
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Oracle Application Users Group (OAUG) incoming president Alyssa Johnson provided a cloud reality check about how quickly her organization's members are adopting cloud solutions.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/19/2016
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Public Cloud Market Worth $208 Billion By End Of 2016
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
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The public cloud market is expected to grow more than 17% by the end of 2016 to total of over $208 billion, according to new projections from Gartner. The two most popular services are IaaS and SaaS for IT departments looking to save money.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 9/16/2016
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The State Of Data Engineers
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Demand for data engineers is on the rise in enterprise, particularly in those organizations that aspire to be the next Uber or Airbnb. Here's a look at this quickly growing job category within IT.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/15/2016
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NoSQL Databases: An Enterprise Necessity
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Here's a look at enterprise plans for implementation of NoSQL databases, and some of the top vendors providing this technology.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/5/2016
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8 Salesforce Buys Boost Analytics, Machine Learning Portfolio
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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SaaS-based enterprise application and CRM giant Salesforce has accelerated its acquisition pace recently, snapping up eight companies, large and small, over the past several months. Here's a look at some of the deals and what they reveal about Salesforce's strategy.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/22/2016
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Google Cloud Databases Reach General Availability
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Emerging from beta, Google's cloud databases are ready for business workloads.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/16/2016
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IT Pros: Cloud Providers Shouldn't Turn Over Encrypted Data
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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While some IT professionals believe that cloud computing vendors should turn over encrypted data to government agencies, 55% believe that it is not right, according to a new survey from CSA and Bitglass. The report also found that confidence in cloud vendor security is growing.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/15/2016
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Machine Learning Startups Snapped Up: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Apple, Intel, Palantir, and HPE were among the tech giants acquiring data analytics and machine learning companies. Here's your Big Data Roundup for the week ending August 14, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/14/2016
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HPE Doubles-Down On HPC With SGI Acquisition
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise has acquired another high performance computing company with a long history in Silicon Valley -- SGI -- in a deal worth $275 million. Here's what the acquisition indicates about HPE's strategy going forward.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/12/2016
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IDC: Global Public Cloud Services Will Reach $195 Billion By 2020
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
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While SaaS is by far the leading slice of the public cloud services pie, IT professionals should keep an eye PaaS and IaaS as well, because these are the fast-rising segments of the cloud market, according to IDC.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 8/12/2016
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Appeals Court Blocks FCC's Public Broadband Expansion Plans
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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This week, a US appeals court ruled the FCC overstepped its bounds by trying to override state laws that prevent the creation of municipal broadband services. The FCC claimed these new services would provide jobs, as well as better service for businesses and individuals.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/11/2016
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Intel Buys Deep Learning Startup Nervana To Bolster AI Business
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The chipmaker says it will use Nervana Systems' expertise in accelerating deep learning algorithms to expand Intel's capabilities in the field of artificial intelligence.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/10/2016
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Nylas Aims To Prevent IT Pros From Giving Up On Email  
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Email overload and emerging alternatives have people looking at different communication channels. But maybe email can be saved -- something Nylas is working toward.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/9/2016
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Google Buys SaaS-Based Cloud Commerce Platform Orbitera
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The acquisition, which reportedly cost more than $100 million, will allow Google to help companies sell cloud software to other businesses more efficiently.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/9/2016
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Cloud Infrastructure Market: AWS, Microsoft, Google, IBM Dominate
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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A crowded field of cloud competitors, including AWS, Microsoft, Google, and IBM, dominated the global cloud infrastructure market in the second quarter of 2016, according to Synergy Research. For IT pros, however, there's plenty of choice when it comes to IaaS, PaaS, and hosted cloud.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/3/2016
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Google's Cloud Lets You Bring Your Own Encryption Keys
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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By supplying their own encryption keys, organizations can reduce the chance that an outside party will be able to gain access to their data, at least while it's at rest. Now Google's cloud platform offers the option.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/3/2016
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Office 365 Taps Machine Learning, Tableau 10 Debuts: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Microsoft machine learning provides grammar coaching, Tableau 10 gives control back to IT, Teradata acquires Big Data Partnership, GE offers Predix IoT Kit, and more in the Big Data Roundup for the week ending July 31, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/31/2016
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Oracle NetSuite Buy Creates Serious Cloud Contender
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Oracle announced plans to buy cloud-based ERP provider NetSuite, a company backed by Oracle CTO Larry Ellison. But how will the two companies resolve the overlap in functionality between their product portfolios?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/29/2016
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Dropbox Rolls Out Tools To Ease IT Admin Experience
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The cloud storage and collaboration company's business users are getting tools that aim to make managing groups and data easier.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/28/2016
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Tableau 10 Puts Control Back In IT Hands
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Data visualization platform provider Tableau is updating its flagship product with new features that give oversight and data governance control back to IT organizations. It also makes a host of new advanced analytics capabilities accessible to more users.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/27/2016
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