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Intel Backs OpenStack Firm Mirantis With $100M Investment
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
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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Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 Enters Preview
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's SharePoint Server 2016 is ready for preview, along with a new cloud hybrid search service for SharePoint Server 2013 and 2016.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/25/2015
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OpenStack Now Offers 3 Ways To Deploy Containers
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
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
News
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
News
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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VMware Fusion 8 Supports Windows 10, El Capitan
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
VMware's Fusion 8 and Fusion 8 Pro virtualization software versions support both Microsoft's Windows 10 and Apple's upcoming El Capitan version of Mac OS X.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/26/2015
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Modern Data Centers: How We'll Get There
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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
News
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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Robots, Humans Will Work Side By Side, Forrester Says
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Automation will create jobs and destroy them, transforming work along the way. Unfortunately for humans, research firm Forrester anticipates more jobs being lost than being created in the next decade.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/26/2015
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Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 Enters Preview
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's SharePoint Server 2016 is ready for preview, along with a new cloud hybrid search service for SharePoint Server 2013 and 2016.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/25/2015
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Salesforce Polishes Its CRM Interface With Lightning
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
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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MasterCard Hackathons Combine Community, Commerce
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
MasterCard sees coding contests as a way to engage with developers and to promote its payment technology, all with an eye toward corporate social responsibility.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/25/2015
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Intel Backs OpenStack Firm Mirantis With $100M Investment
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
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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CoreOS Adds Intel Container Security To Rocket
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
CoreOS builds greater security and speed into Rocket containers with Intel's hypervisor-based, yet speedy, Clear Containers isolation layer.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/24/2015
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Does Your Company Need A Chief Data Officer?
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
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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Building Apps Without Code: 7 Options For Your Enterprise
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Application building no longer means learning to code. Here are seven products and services that can help you develop apps without developing programming skills.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/23/2015
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Amazon IT Services: No Longer An Oxymoron
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
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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Office 365 Tops Business Cloud Apps, Study Finds
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft Office 365 is the most frequently deployed business app across the globe, according to a report that studied 4,000 of-the-shelf cloud-based products.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/20/2015
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MapR Distribution Available Through AWS Marketplace
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
MapR is looking to use AWS to help get its Distribution 5.0 service into the hands of more customers through the cloud.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 8/20/2015
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Google Loses Data: Who Says Lightning Never Strikes Twice?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
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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Windows Server 2016 Will Run Docker Engine
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Microsoft and Docker have collaborated to produce a version of Docker Engine that formats containers to run on a Windows Server 2016 host.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/20/2015
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