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6 Reasons Private Clouds Aren't Dead Yet
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Public cloud use is growing fast, but there are still plenty of reasons to adopt a private cloud. Product development, agility, optimization of resources, and cost containment are among them.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/16/2016
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Consumer Reports Finds Middle Ground Between Cloud And On-Premises
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Consumer Reports runs its back-end accounting on Oracle E-Business Suite, but has found a way to get all the benefits of cloud computing while keeping control over the upgrade cycle afforded by on-premises solutions. Here's how they did it.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/21/2016
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FINRA Commits Mission-Critical App To Amazon Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority moved its key market surveillance functionality onto EC2 in 2014, and is making plans to migrate the Oracle database it uses for registration from an internal data center to an AWS service.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/2/2016
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Law Firm Drinker Biddle Leverages Analytics
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Law firm Drinker Biddle has set up an information governance and eDiscovery analytics practice, and it's helped clients speed up litigation and regulatory compliance investigations. The firm's chief data scientist shares details about the practice in this interview
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/1/2016
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Job Loss And Financial Damage: CIOsí Main Fears When Adopting Virtualization
Razvan Muresan, Razvan Muresan, Security Specialist, Bitdefender
Companies arenít prepared for the security challenges of hybrid infrastructures, Bitdefender study reveals.
By Razvan Muresan Razvan Muresan, Security Specialist, Bitdefender, 11/30/2016
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Driverless Vehicles & The IT Impact
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Jupiter Research tried to answer the question, given the experimentation with driverless vehicles, when will it gain traction?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/29/2016
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RightScale Compares Pricing on AWS, Google and Microsoft
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Cloud management front-end firm RightScale works with Google, Microsoft, and Amazon and compares their discounted pricing.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/28/2016
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Storage Survey: Cloud Storage Use Up, But Integration Still Sought
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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A supplier of an object storage system asked 409 IT managers how hybrid cloud storage use was progressing. The answer: with some difficulties.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/25/2016
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Predix, Digital Twin 'Think' About Operations Together
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
At GE's Minds and Machines Nov. 15-16, GE illustrated how it's using Predix and a 'digital twin' to solve turbine maintenance issues.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/22/2016
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Redefining The Criteria For A Unified Storage Platform
Uday Boppana, Principal Product Manager at Red Hat
As more companies move to a software-defined data center, their reliance on unified storage is fundamental to success.
By Uday Boppana Principal Product Manager at Red Hat , 11/22/2016
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Consumer Reports Finds Middle Ground Between Cloud And On-Premises
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Consumer Reports runs its back-end accounting on Oracle E-Business Suite, but has found a way to get all the benefits of cloud computing while keeping control over the upgrade cycle afforded by on-premises solutions. Here's how they did it.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/21/2016
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The Technology Economy Shuffles The C-Suite
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Chief Data 0fficers have been on the rise in enterprise organizations for the past few years. Do they belong in the IT organization, or should they have their own organization?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/18/2016
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2017 IT Budgets: One-Third Goes To Cloud, Hosting Services
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
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IT professionals and CIOs plan to spend slightly more than a third of their total IT budgets on cloud and hosting services in 2017, according to survey results from 451 Research. While IaaS remains popular, most of the money will be spent on application, management, and security services.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 11/17/2016
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RightScale: Cloud Customers Overspend On Services
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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In a new study of its cloud computing customers over a three-month period, RightScale found that many are passing up savings, and that overprovisioning resources is still widespread.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/17/2016
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Google Makes Machine Learning Available To Enterprise IT
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
At its machine learning event, Google put on a display of APIs for use in automated image analysis and categorization -- and for the translation of 103 languages. The company joins AWS and Microsoft in offering more of these services through the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/16/2016
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6 Reasons Private Clouds Aren't Dead Yet
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Public cloud use is growing fast, but there are still plenty of reasons to adopt a private cloud. Product development, agility, optimization of resources, and cost containment are among them.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/16/2016
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10 Tech Jobs Set For Big Pay Raises In 2017
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Big data, security, and developer jobs are expected to get salary boosts in the coming year, according to Robert Half's 2017 Technology & IT Salary Guide. Here's a look at 10 hot jobs to watch.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/15/2016
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Chief Data Officers: More Report To CEO Than CIO
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
A Gartner survey of chief data officers found that 30% of them are now reporting to the CEO. Also, many companies are creating a new Office of the CDO with its own staff, budget, and responsibilities separate from IT.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/14/2016
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Cisco: Cloud-Native Apps Will Dominate By 2020
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Big data, IoT, and other applications are changing cloud computing, according to Cisco's sixth annual Global Cloud Computing Index. The report finds that cloud traffic will represent 92% of all data center traffic by 2020, and that companies will build 485 hyperscale data centers in the next three years.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/14/2016
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IT Priorities Shifting Toward Security, Managing Costs
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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A recent IDG survey shows CIOs and IT managers have a renewed concern for operational security and improved customer experience.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/11/2016
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Google's Urs Holzle: Moore's Law Is Ending
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Google's Urs Holzle says cloud suppliers won't be able to bank the gains of Moore's Law much longer and will have to eke out advances elsewhere.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/10/2016
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Where Your IT Dollars Are Headed In 2017
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
Commentary
We polled InformationWeek readers to find out about IT spending priorities for 2017. Here's what we learned. See how your budget plans for next year stack up.
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 11/10/2016
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