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VMware's Stealth Strategy: Gain Public Cloud Revenues
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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VMware thinks it's gained more ground in the public cloud market than analysts realize; it won't be pushed out by Amazon.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/2/2015
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VMware Goes All-In On Containers
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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New VMware products elevate containers from an afterthought to a primary vehicle for application delivery.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/1/2015
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VMware Advances Hybrid Cloud At VMworld
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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VMware opens its VMworld event with additions to its vCloud Air public cloud, ties into the virtualized data center, and other enhancements.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/31/2015
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OpenStack Now Offers 3 Ways To Deploy Containers
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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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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Google Unleashes Container Engine For Docker Workloads
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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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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3D Printers: IT's Next Great Data Challenge
Pam Baker, Author and freelance writer
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Many tech professionals think of 3D printing as little more than a toy, even though it's in full production swing in manufacturing operations. Gartner and other researchers predict major growth for 3D printing in the enterprise, raising a host of data protection issues for IT professionals. Here's what you need to know.
By Pam Baker Author and freelance writer, 8/27/2015
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Intel Invests $20M In Big Data Specialist BlueData
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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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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How Do it Best Corp. Mixes IT, Business
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Do it Best Corp.'s IT department has shifted processes and changed its culture to keep up with the needs of a rapidly changing marketplace.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/25/2015
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Salesforce Polishes Its CRM Interface With Lightning
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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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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Intel Backs OpenStack Firm Mirantis With $100M Investment
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Go Programming Language Is Growing Up
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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The Go programming language hits version 1.5 with new features and a new maturity.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/21/2015
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Real-Time Analytics: 10 Ways To Get It Right
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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While real-time analytics is getting more affordable, it's still not right for everything. Here are 10 ways to get the most from real time, near real time, and batch use cases.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 8/20/2015
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Google Loses Data: Who Says Lightning Never Strikes Twice?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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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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Linux Foundation Funds NTP's 'Father Time'
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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The Network Time Protocol will keep Harlan Stenn, its chief maintainer, working for another year. But the 12-month commitment, as well as other funding decisions, raises the question of whether the Linux Foundation is hedging its bets on NTP.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/17/2015
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Goldman Sachs Puts Elasticsearch To Work
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Wall Street financial services firm Goldman Sachs benefits from a broader use of open source search engine. Learn how its programmers use it on code projects.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/17/2015
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Red Hat Satellite 6.1 Plays Well With Linux Containers
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Red Hat's Satellite systems management product adds Linux containers, virtual machines, and RHEL servers to its target systems.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/14/2015
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