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Red Hat Touts Linux Containers For Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Red Hat teams with Docker, urges developers to consider Linux-based containers as a lightweight alternative to virtual machine files for moving workloads to the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/16/2014
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SDN Vendors Vie For Market, Mindshare
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
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It's a land grab in the software-defined networking market, with heavyweights and startups rolling out an array of technologies for automating the network.
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 4/16/2014
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IBM Launches Disaster Recovery Via SoftLayer
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Virtual Server Recovery is now available through IBM's SoftLayer unit; resiliency services to come.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/16/2014
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Microsoft Reveals Big Data Strategy
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft's new tools aim to serve all users -- not just data scientists -- extracting insight from big data sets and the Internet of Things.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/16/2014
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AllJoyn: A Common Language For Internet Of Things
Jeff Bertolucci,
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Open-source lingua franca aims to let IoT devices and services communicate across manufacturers and operating systems.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 4/15/2014
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VMware Offers Disaster Recovery As A Service
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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VMware disaster recovery service lets customers automatically replicate business systems and data in one of VMware's five vCloud Hybrid Service datacenters.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/15/2014
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DevOps: A Culture Shift, Not A Technology
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Andi Mann, author and VP at CA Technologies, says DevOps is a horrible term but a necessary IT culture change.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/14/2014
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ARM TechCon 2014 Calls For Speaker Proposals
Karen Field,
News
Want to speak at the 10th ARM innovation meeting? Proposals are due May 15.
By Karen Field , 4/11/2014
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Inside A Bank's Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery Plan
Andrew Conry Murray,
Commentary
Seattle Bank uses HotLink technology to spin up applications in AWS in case of disaster in the bank’s own data center.
By Andrew Conry Murray , 4/11/2014
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Netflix Cloud Architect: How To Succeed As Disruptor
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Adrian Cockcroft, Netflix's former chief cloud architect, outlines how a changed business flowed out of the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/10/2014
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Can IBM Sell Mainframe As Cloud Rock Star?
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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On the mainframe's 50th birthday, IBM positions it as the still young Enterprise Cloud System, capable of running 6,000 Linux workloads.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/9/2014
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Why Cloud Fits File Synchronization At Enterprise Scale
Andres Rodriguez, CEO, Nasuni
Commentary
Tackling the data explosion requires bold new thinking and the abandonment of tried and tired methodologies.
By Andres Rodriguez CEO, Nasuni , 4/9/2014
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Unisys Stealth Makes Sensitive Data Go Dark
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Can you make data invisible to intruders? Unisys Stealth system creates a community around sensitive data and encrypts communications between all users.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/8/2014
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Commodity Switches Test Cisco's Mettle
Sam Masud, Industry Analyst & Editor
Commentary
Long the networking giant, Cisco now faces threats from all sides in the form of open-source options produced by vendors including Arista, Cumulus, and Pica8.
By Sam Masud Industry Analyst & Editor, 4/8/2014
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VMware's Casado: Network Virtualization The Right Way
Susan Fogarty,
News
The true benefits from network virtualization come from simplifying the network and applying it to broader use cases, rather than bickering about vendors' SDN products, according to the CTO.
By Susan Fogarty , 4/8/2014
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Cisco CIO Talks SDN, OpenStack & IT Challenges
Andrew Conry Murray,
Commentary
Rebecca Jacoby spoke with editors at Interop about Cisco’s internal IT operations, including ACI adoption and the appeal of OpenStack.
By Andrew Conry Murray , 4/8/2014
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Will SDN Leave Network Engineers Jobless?
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
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Software-defined networking will shake up the network engineer career path, so plan now to broaden your skills, an Interop panel of experts advised.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 4/7/2014
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HP Unleashes CloudSystem 8 For Private, Hybrid Clouds
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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HP's converged cloud system hits general availability to enable private clouds that work with VMware and hybrid clouds that rely on OpenStack.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/7/2014
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Does Microsoft Have Its Mojo Back?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Will free Windows licenses, the Internet of Things, Cortana, and other announcements put Microsoft back on the right track?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/7/2014
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Microsoft Woos Developers At Build
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Does a barrage of Azure announcements indicate that Microsoft may finally be shifting away from a "Windows-first" mindset?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/4/2014
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