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Virtualization, Meet Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
Bhargav Shukla, Director, Product Research & Innovation, KEMP Technologies
Commentary
More modular combinations of virtualized compute, networking, and storage, such as VMware's EVO:Rail, are on the way.
By Bhargav Shukla Director, Product Research & Innovation, KEMP Technologies, 10/30/2014
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Cloud Computing: IT's Driving Again
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Enterprise spending on cloud has grown 38% in 2014, and IT now controls 80% of that budget, finds Verizon study.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/30/2014
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Bracket's New IaaS Twist
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
Bracket Computing, backed by Andreesen Horowitz, lets customers build "compute cells" on top of IaaS from multiple providers, wrapping apps and data.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 10/30/2014
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Amazon and Microsoft Clouds: Who's Playing Catch-Up?
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
News
Amazon and Microsoft clouds leave HP, IBM, and Google struggling with developers. Here's why.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 10/30/2014
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Cleveland Clinic Taps IBM's Watson To Fight Cancer
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Cleveland Clinic will use IBM's Watson supercomputer to research cancer and treat patients.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 10/30/2014
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Virtualization, Meet Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
Bhargav Shukla, Director, Product Research & Innovation, KEMP Technologies
Commentary
More modular combinations of virtualized compute, networking, and storage, such as VMware's EVO:Rail, are on the way.
By Bhargav Shukla Director, Product Research & Innovation, KEMP Technologies, 10/30/2014
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Cloud Computing: IT's Driving Again
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Enterprise spending on cloud has grown 38% in 2014, and IT now controls 80% of that budget, finds Verizon study.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/30/2014
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Innovation 'Doesn't Just Happen'
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
News
Fidelity Labs VP Hadley Stern on the steps companies can take to light the innovation fire.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 10/30/2014
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Microsoft Office For Mac Rumors Heat Up
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Leaks suggest that after a four-year wait, a new version of Microsoft Office for Macs is on its way. Until then, OneNote updates will have to do.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/29/2014
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Ad Clicks To Protest Online Tracking Surveillance?
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
AdNauseam, an extension for the Firefox version of AdBlock Plus, clicks on blocked ads to throw bad data in path of online tracking.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/29/2014
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Twitter, IBM Partner On Social Insight For Business
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Twitter data will be made available through IBM's cloud and enhanced with its analytics to support enterprise apps and business decisions.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/29/2014
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NoSQL Database Choices: Weather Co. CIO's Advice
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
The Weather Company CIO Bryson Koehler sorts out the traits of MongoDB, Riak, and Cassandra. Best of all, he says, 'NoSQL doesn't lock you in.'
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/29/2014
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Microsoft Opens Azure Center In Australia
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft cloud growth continues, though Microsoft still falls short of Amazon Web Service's dominant revenue position.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/29/2014
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IBM Cloud Services Take On Amazon Redshift
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
IBM launches DashDB cloud-based columnar data warehouse fed by DataWorks data-integration service.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/28/2014
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EMC's Hybrid Cloud Moves: VMware Rival?
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
EMC will do something in 2015 that subsidiary VMware can't: offer a self-service hybrid cloud that links easily to Microsoft Azure.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/28/2014
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Microsoft TechEd: Cloud Updates, Windows 10 Details
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft announced a wide variety of Azure and Office 365 advances, new details about Windows 10.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/28/2014
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IT Investments: 5 Common Mistakes
David McLaughlin, President & CEO, Columbia Advisory Group
Commentary
There are benefits to a new IT project, but the risks are higher than most investments. Here are five missteps to avoid.
By David McLaughlin President & CEO, Columbia Advisory Group, 10/28/2014
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Amazon's Fire TV Stick Challenges Google Chromecast
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Amazon offers its latest streaming device for just $19 to Amazon Prime members for a two-day period.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/27/2014
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Microsoft Office 365 Gets Unlimited Cloud Storage
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft ups the ante in the cloud storage wars, offering unlimited OneDrive storage along with Office apps for as little as $6.99 per month.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/27/2014
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2nd Watch, New Relic Monitor AWS Workloads
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
2nd Watch cloud migration and management firm is now using New Relic to offer insight into workload performance on Amazon.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/27/2014
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IBM Cloudant Will Power Local Data Centers, Apple Apps
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
IBM spins out an on-premises version of its Cloudant NoSQL database service, which figured in the Apple-IBM mobile apps deal.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/27/2014
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Big Data Analysis Goes SaaS
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Software-as-a-service provider jKool offers business users cloud-based, near-real-time analysis of time-sensitive information.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 10/27/2014
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