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OpenStack Now Offers 3 Ways To Deploy Containers
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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OpenStack's Magnum Project will give cloud users the ability to deploy Docker containers in virtual machines, on bare metal, or in other containers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/28/2015
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Velostrata Hybrid Offers Public Cloud Compute, On-Premises Data
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Velostrata emerges from stealth to showcase its hybrid cloud that keeps enterprise data behind the firewall while leveraging the public cloud's power for compute.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/28/2015
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Google Unleashes Container Engine For Docker Workloads
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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The Google Compute Cloud has gained a service for launching Docker containers and managing their lifecycles.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/27/2015
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Modern Data Centers: How We'll Get There
InformationWeek Staff,
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Chris Murphy (left), former InformationWeek editor, discusses how enterprises can future-proof their data centers. The other participants are (from left), VMWare's Bill Fathers, Boeing's Mike Stothers, and eBay's Sri Shivananda -- all attending the InformationWeek Conference 2015.
By InformationWeek Staff , 8/26/2015
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Intel Invests $20M In Big Data Specialist BlueData
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Intel is leading a $20 million investment in BlueData as a way to speed deployments of big data systems among more users.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/26/2015
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Salesforce Polishes Its CRM Interface With Lightning
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Salesforce is delivering a cleaner, more elegant look for its desktop CRM applications by using its mobile platform's Lightning components.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/25/2015
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Intel Backs OpenStack Firm Mirantis With $100M Investment
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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With $100 million in capital, Intel is leading a group of investors interested in backing Mirantis' efforts to expand the adoption of enterprise OpenStack clouds.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/25/2015
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Does Your Company Need A Chief Data Officer?
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Companies that have CDOs tend to perform better than those without, according to a report from Forrester.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/24/2015
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Amazon IT Services: No Longer An Oxymoron
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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AWS is showing increasing sophistication when it comes to displacing other IT software and service suppliers, TBR analyst says.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/21/2015
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Drones Need Geo-Fencing, Says Sen. Schumer
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Senator Charles Schumer is proposing a new FAA amendment as government officials seek more ways to keep drones under control.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/21/2015
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Google Loses Data: Who Says Lightning Never Strikes Twice?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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In a four-strike incident, power to Google Compute Cloud disks in Ghislain, Belgium, gets interupted and data writes are lost.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/20/2015
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Intel Developer Forum: Spiders, Flying Sharks, And Drones
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The future may be unwritten, but we have pictures.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/20/2015
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Google’s OnHub Router Promises Easier WiFi
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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With OnHub, Google hopes to simplify home networking, to encourage interest in IoT devices.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/19/2015
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Intel CEO Sees A Bright Future For IoT, Developers
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Tiny computers, real-time depth sensing, and breakthrough memory technology are among the innovations featured at this year's Intel Developer Forum. CEO Brian Krzanich detailed how connected devices will change the way we all do business.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/19/2015
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Netflix Completes Its Cloud Journey
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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By the end of the summer, Netflix will close its last data center and move its entire streaming service to the cloud with help from AWS. It's a lesson for companies large and small.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/18/2015
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Keyless Security Not So Secure
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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A suppressed security paper shines a light on the shortcomings of the cryptography used to protect keyless vehicle access systems.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/14/2015
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Google Adds Big Data Services To Cloud Platform
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Google brings its own Cloud Dataflow and Cloud Pub/Sub big data services to Compute Engine and App Engine.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/13/2015
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10 Google Milestones: From Stanford Dorm To Alphabet
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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In the last 25 years, Google has staked out its position as one of the world's preeminent technology companies by almost single-handedly creating Web searching as we know it. Here's a look at 10 key moments, from its inception at Stanford to this week's Alphabet restructuring.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/13/2015
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7 Worst Cloud Compliance Nightmares
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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Compliance is difficult in any situation, and cloud computing makes it even more complicated. Check out these worst-case compliance scenarios and how to avoid them.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 8/12/2015
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Amazon S3 Slowed By Software 'Misconfiguration'
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Mistake in S3 traffic system configuration produced severe latencies and error rates for AWS S3 users early Monday morning.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/11/2015
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