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Amazon Cloud Drive Adds iOS App
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
iPhone users who prefer Amazon Cloud Drive now have a native app through which they can access Amazon's online storage service. Android versions were previously released through Google Play and Amazon's Fire Phone.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/6/2015
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IT Cloud Spending Drives Infrastructure Investments: IDC
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
Spending for cloud IT represented nearly a third of IT infrastructure spending in first quarter 2015, according to a report from IDC.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/6/2015
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Chicago Cloud Computing Tax Is Not Amusing
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
In a new ruling, Chicago is planning to tax cloud-computing services such as Netflix and Apple's new music service. CIOs should pay attention.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/3/2015
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How Public Cloud Providers Rain On Users
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
A Forrester study finds corporate customers are largely dissatisfied with their primary public cloud providers.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/1/2015
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IoT Market Forecast At $11 Trillion, Report Finds
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
A new report from McKinsey finds that the market for IoT could reach $11 trillion by 2025. This means a sea change for IT, as well as the CIOs who have to manage budgets.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/29/2015
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Google Wants You To Be Healthy
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
An assortment of cloud-based data-collecting and data-analysis tools aimed at health practitioners, researchers, and individuals offers ideas for any enterprise looking to maximize cloud computing.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/29/2015
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Amazon Wants Developers Creating Alexa Apps
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Amazon is looking to expand its Alexa personal assistant beyond Echo by appealing to developers and leveraging AWS.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/26/2015
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IBM, Box Cloud Partnership: What It Means
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
IBM and Box enter a partnership to bring mobile storage and sharing to the enterprise cloud.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 6/26/2015
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Windows 2003 Server End Of Support: What IT Needs To Know
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Many systems administrators will look at migrating from Windows Server 2003 as a daunting task. It should instead be seen as a chance to review your hardware, software, and deployment options. Here are seven things you need to know.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 6/25/2015
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Snowflake Launches Virtual Data Warehouses On AWS
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Snowflake, led by former Microsoft exec Bob Muglia, offers a virtual data warehouse system on Amazon's cloud. Pay for only what you use.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/24/2015
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NBA CIO Focuses On Analytics, Data And Fans
InformationWeek Staff,
Commentary
The NBA is one of the most tech-savvy sports leagues. A lot of that has to do with CIO Michael Gliedman, who oversees the process of turning reams of data into a fan-friendly stats website.
By InformationWeek Staff , 6/24/2015
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Gmail Undo Send Plus 3 More Improvements We Need
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The "Undo Send" feature in Gmail graduated from beta status on June 23. That's nice, but here are three features that business users really need from Google's email service.
By Eric Zeman , 6/24/2015
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Docker, CoreOS Bury The Hatchet For Container Spec
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Container rivals Docker and CoreOS, plus 18 other organizations, link arms behind a common container specification.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/22/2015
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IBM Takes Bluemix To Europe Via Sogeti
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
IBM allies with major European IT-advising partner Sogeti to offer the Bluemix platform to developers in 15 countries.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/19/2015
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Oracle's Financials Detail Its Cloud Computing Future
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
For IT professionals, as well as the CIOs who sign off on expensive Oracle technology, the company’s new cloud strategy is a sea change worth watching.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/18/2015
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10 Online Cloud Computing Courses To Get Ahead
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Cloud is the talk of the IT industry. Check out these online courses to give you the knowledge you need to take advantage of the trend.
By InformationWeek Staff , 6/17/2015
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Adobe Upgrades Creative Cloud Apps, Launches Stock
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Adobe's major Creative Cloud update stretches across 15 applications and includes new tools for iOS and Android users.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/16/2015
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Amazon Adds Supersize General-Purpose Servers
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Amazon Web Service expanded its virtual server offerings again with M4s, a much larger version of its general-purpose M3s.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/15/2015
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IBM Bets On Apache Spark As 'The Future Of Enterprise Data'
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
The key problem Spark resolves is access to data across the enterprise. IBM initiatives include providing courses to train 1 million data scientists and engineers to use it.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 6/15/2015
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iOS Mail App Vulnerable To Phishing Bug
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
An unpatched bug in Apple's Mail app for iOS mobile devices could easily fool users into giving up their iCloud passwords to phishing hackers.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/11/2015
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