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Microsoft Office Moves Deeper Into Cloud, Mobile
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft announced a host of changes to its productivity suite poised to affect desktop and Office 365 customers later this year. The emphasis is on cloud and mobility.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/5/2015
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Google, Twitter, Red Hat Speak Up For Container Standard
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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They're supporting a CoreOS standard as a "composable" piece that can help developers, but they also noted areas where the standard needs work.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/5/2015
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Cloud Computing: 8 Continuing Ed Programs For IT Pros
InformationWeek Staff,
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Continuing education is a sure-fire way to increase your salary or get a new job. If your interest in IT is cloud computing, several high-profile universities offer courses in this area of technology.
By InformationWeek Staff , 5/6/2015
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Docker Monitoring: New Relic Takes On The Challenge
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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The new application performance monitoring platform is more in sync with companies building applications as microservices.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/6/2015
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4 Ways IT Can Inspire Business Confidence
Pam Baker, Author and freelance writer
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An EMC study revealed that business leaders don't think their companies are ready for the data-driven future. Worse, they have no confidence in IT to correct course. Here's why it happened, and what IT can do to win back the confidence of business execs.
By Pam Baker Author and freelance writer, 5/6/2015
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Google Launches Cloud Bigtable Database Service
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Cloud Bigtable brings Google infrastructure to cloud computing customers, and might be particularly useful for Internet of Things applications.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/6/2015
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8 Linux Security Improvements In 8 Years
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Linux started getting really serious about security in 2007, and it has made big strides in the past three years. As open source code faces more threats, Linux can't rest on its laurels.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/6/2015
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IBM Watson Dives Further Into Cloud, Healthcare Analytics
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
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IBM is looking to expand its Watson cognitive computing platform into many more fields, including cloud and healthcare. This includes bringing in more partners and developers.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 5/5/2015
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Google, Twitter, Red Hat Speak Up For Container Standard
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
They're supporting a CoreOS standard as a "composable" piece that can help developers, but they also noted areas where the standard needs work.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/5/2015
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Pinterest Opens Up To Developers
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Can Pinterest avoid the missteps of other social networks that courted developers?
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/5/2015
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Microsoft Ignite 2015: Windows 10, Office 2016, Azure Updates
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft announced updates to its Windows 10, Office, cloud, and security offerings during a news-packed keynote at Ignite 2015.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/4/2015
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CoreOS: Container Standards Needed
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Google, VMware, Red Hat, and Apcera are backing CoreOS's container specification, appc, as an industry standard.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/4/2015
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Signs Point To A Coming Post-Cloud Era
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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CenturyLink CTO Jared Wray, Intel's Nicholas Weaver, and others at Interop talk about a future where the cloud is just how we all compute.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/4/2015
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Tesla Energy: Changing How Businesses, Homes Use Power
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Founder Elon Musk is leading the electric-car pioneer into the energy infrastructure business. Amazon and Target are among those with pilot projects in the works.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/2/2015
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Remember The Restroom When Deploying Wireless
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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One lesson learned at Houston Methodist Hospital about going wireless: If the CEO can't get access in the can, it's a bad day.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/1/2015
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Salesforce Deal: Who Could Buy It?
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
Commentary
A report sparked widespread speculation about the future of Salesforce. Is it ripe for acquisition, and, if so, which tech giant might buy it?
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 5/1/2015
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Harper Reed: Innovation Is Worthless
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
During his Interop keynote, Harper Reed quotes Kanye West for product development advice.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/30/2015
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Apps To Unite Smartphones, IoT
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The Internet of Things is an expansion of mobile device uses, not a separate, new development, Soasta's Tana Jackson says at Cloud Connect.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/30/2015
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Google's Urs Hoelzle: Cloud Will Soon Be More Secure
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Google's chief data center architect, Urs Hoelzle, says cloud security will improve faster than enterprise security in the next few years.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/30/2015
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Enterprise Mobile Strategy, Meet The Connected Toilet
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The way you're thinking about mobile may not be broad enough.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/29/2015
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The Jet Propulsion Laboratory Reaches For The Cloud
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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NASA's JPL, No. 3 in the InformationWeek Elite 100, has turned to cloud computing to make real-time analytics available to missions.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/28/2015
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Avnet's Training Innovations Bring Revenue Gains
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
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The IT team at Avnet, the No. 4 company in the InformationWeek Elite 100, spotted a new revenue stream by building on an acquisition's training platform. The project is on track to drive $30 million in revenue this year.
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 4/28/2015
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