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Cloud ERP: 9 Emerging Options
Kevin Casey,
News
ERP no longer equals on-premises. Is the ultimate legacy software ready to drive the next wave of cloud adoption?
By Kevin Casey , 1/28/2015
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When Facebook's Down, Thousands Slow Down
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
When Facebook went down this week, thousands of websites linked to the social media site also slowed down, according to Dynatrace.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/28/2015
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Spire Readies Satellite Swarm
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
To bridge an anticipated gap in weather satellite coverage, Spire intends to launch 100 satellites the size of wine bottles.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/29/2015
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5 Critical Cloud Security Practices
Amrit Williams, CTO, Cloud Passage
Commentary
CloudPassage CTO Amrit Williams details five steps to achieve a level of cloud security that goes beyond mere compliance.
By Amrit Williams CTO, Cloud Passage, 1/29/2015
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How CIOs Can Win In The Cloud
Scott Kriz, CEO of Bitium
Commentary
Choosing to embrace cloud computing gets you only halfway there. Now you must reframe your strategy: Core business over costs, and employee productivity over control.
By Scott Kriz CEO of Bitium, 1/29/2015
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When Agile Falls Short: iRise CEO
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
As iRise launches its ambitious cloud-based visualization platform, CEO Emmet Keeffe tells us agile doesn't actually work on the vast majority of projects.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 1/29/2015
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Amazon WorkMail: A Challenger To Google
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Amazon Web Services may go head-to-head with Google when it launches WorkMail in the second quarter, but it wants to be BFFs with enterprise IT.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/28/2015
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FCC: Stop Blocking Personal WiFi
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Great news for travelers: Hotels and other businesses cannot interfere with your personal WiFi hotspot.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/28/2015
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Oracle Service Cloud Upgraded, Explained
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Oracle adds co-browsing to cloud service suite formerly known as RightNow. Here's a fresh look at Oracle's cloud customer-service portfolio.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/28/2015
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VMware: Cloud Management, Virtual Networking Paid Off In 2014
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
VMware predicts better than 10% growth in 2015 as subscriptions become a larger part its revenue.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/28/2015
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When Facebook's Down, Thousands Slow Down
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
When Facebook went down this week, thousands of websites linked to the social media site also slowed down, according to Dynatrace.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/28/2015
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Cloud ERP: 9 Emerging Options
Kevin Casey,
News
ERP no longer equals on-premises. Is the ultimate legacy software ready to drive the next wave of cloud adoption?
By Kevin Casey , 1/28/2015
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Apple iPhones Drive Record Earnings
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
About 74.5 million people bought iPhones during the last three months of 2014.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/27/2015
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FTC Seeks Internet Of Things Rules
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
More responsible business practices and new laws are needed to make the Internet of Things viable, the FTC says.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/27/2015
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Microsoft Power BI Makeover: 6 Big Improvements
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's revamp of its cloud-based Power BI will challenge IBM, Tableau, and other business intelligence vendors. Here are six new ways it should appeal to users.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/27/2015
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Microsoft: Cloud, Surface Rise While Profits Fall
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's latest earnings report reflects "momentum through transition" as cloud products and its Surface tablet strengthen, while profit drops.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/27/2015
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Molina Healthcare Looks To Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
The Fortune 500 company expects operating savings from this private cloud strategy, using Nutanix appliances.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/27/2015
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Microsoft Power BI Gets 'Freemium,' Visual Makeover
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft Power BI revamp undercuts IBM Watson Analytics and Tableau with "freemium" services and data-visualization software.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/27/2015
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SAP On Cloud HR: Q&A With Mike Ettling
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
SAP has combined SuccessFactors and on-premises HR apps into a single business. Unit president Mike Ettling talks Workday, Oracle, and the "journey" to cloud HR.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/27/2015
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Google OKs Docker Container Registry Service
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Google adds Docker container registry and encryption service to keep customers' containerized workloads private and secure.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/27/2015
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5 Cloud Contract Traps To Avoid
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
News
A cloud contract is just that, a contract. As such, it carries with it all of the normal pitfalls of a contractual relationship -- and a few specialized ones. Here's how to identify and avoid the risks.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 1/27/2015
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Cablevision's Freewheel Promises Inexpensive WiFi Calling
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
By bypassing cellular networks, Cablevision aims to woo budget-conscious mobile customers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/26/2015
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