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VMware Rides Container Wave With Open Source Projects
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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VMware's launching two projects: Lightwave focuses on container security, and Photon creates a lightweight Linux version for containers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/20/2015
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Google Adds To BigQuery Big Data Capabilities
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Google expands the capabilities of its BigQuery system to allow real-time data stream processing and event analysis.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/20/2015
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L.A. District Seeks Refund From Apple Amid Investigations
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The Los Angeles Unified School District's ambitious plan to provide an iPad for every student has been derailed by questions about the contract bidding process and dissatisfaction with the software.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/17/2015
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Android For Work Reports For Office Duty
Eric Zeman,
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Through Android For Work, Google has made its mobile device management tool for Android smartphones available to businesses, offering IT teams the control they want and the security they need.
By Eric Zeman , 4/17/2015
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Engine Yard Pivots Toward Container Management
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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New Engine Yard CEO Beau Vrolyk is moving the company toward managing Linux containers for developers, with the acquisition of OpDemand.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/16/2015
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4 Backup Landmines Waiting For The Unwary
Ratmir Timashev, President and CEO, Veeam Software
Commentary
Veeam CEO Ratmir Timashev warns about the pitfalls hidden in the process of conducting regular data backups.
By Ratmir Timashev President and CEO, Veeam Software, 4/16/2015
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HP's Still In Public Cloud, But Where?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
HP's Bill Hilf has rebutted the interpretation of his New York Times statements about the company's public cloud plans, but where does that leave Helion versus Amazon?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/15/2015
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Cloud Certifications To Boost Your IT Skills
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Cloud computing has been one of the fastest-growing IT trends for the last several years. If you're an IT pro looking to move up the ladder or make more money, check out our list of certifications than can set you on your path.
By InformationWeek Staff , 4/15/2015
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Docker Raises $95 Million In 4th VC Round
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Goldman Sachs was urged by its IT department to become a Docker investor.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/14/2015
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Google Chromebit: 3 Business Uses
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
At a $99 price point, the ASUS Chromebit micro PC will provide enterprise IT staff with a field day coming up with creative business uses.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 4/13/2015
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Amazon Launches Machine Learning-As-A-Service
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
AWS's Andy Jassy announced a Machine Learning service at an Amazon Summit in San Francisco April 9, based on the parent retailer's internal use.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/10/2015
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Microsoft Office Online Adds More Dropbox Integration
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Microsoft is strengthening its relationship with cloud storage provider Dropbox by adding additional integration with its Office Online suite.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/10/2015
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'Let's Encrypt' Will Try To Secure The Internet
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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The Linux Foundation has lined up financial support for a group producing an easier way to encrypt Web site and mobile device traffic.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/9/2015
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VMware Adds 8th vCloud Data Center, In Melbourne
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
VMware already has one data center in Tokyo, and is considering adding more in Asia. The new facilities will offer Google services through the companies' new partnership.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/8/2015
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Piston Shift Shows OpenStack's Evolving Role
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Piston has refocused on an operating system that will orchestrate containers, big data clusters as well as OpenStack virtual servers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/8/2015
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Walmart, BoA Are Top IT Spenders
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Walmart tops the list of the 10 biggest IT spenders, which otherwise is dominated by banks and financial services companies.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/8/2015
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When Robots Attack
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
When robots fight, they don't last long. That's okay, because they're educating and entertaining us as they tear each other apart.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/7/2015
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CoreOS Launches Container Management On Google's Kubernetes Project
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
CoreOS is founder of the Rocket container project, but the system promises to manage Docker and Rocket formats.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/6/2015
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Smart Barbie Puts Child's Play In The Cloud
Ariella Brown, Freelance Writer
Commentary
You won't see children's dolls talked about much on InformationWeek. But we couldn't let Smart Barbie pass us by without a word.
By Ariella Brown Freelance Writer, 4/5/2015
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Salesforce Acquires Mobile Authentication Specialist Toopher
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Salesforce is looking to add to its identity and access management offering by acquiring start-up Toopher. Financial details were not disclosed.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/2/2015
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