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Clouds Ready For Enterprise? Gartner Says Few Are
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Amazon's innovations and services give it an edge with enterprises, while Microsoft, Google, IBM, VMware, and CenturyLink nip at its heels.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/22/2015
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The Great File Migration Is Underway
Andres Rodriguez, CEO, Nasuni
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As the amount of data in files grows, more and more will find their way in a great migration to cloud storage.
By Andres Rodriguez CEO, Nasuni , 5/21/2015
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Driverless Cars, AI, Robots: Why CIOs Should Care
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
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Everybody loves to talk about a future filled with driverless cars, robots to tend to our every need, and artificial intelligence that can solve our problems. But does it all really matter for CIOs?
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 5/20/2015
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Linux Container Operating Systems: Thin Is In
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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From CoreOS to Atomic Host to Photon, a new breed of Linux operating system is slimming down in order to run containers. Will all of them survive?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/19/2015
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Amazon Seeks Next Generation Of Cloud Users
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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AWS has launched AWS Educate, an online service with self-paced labs, tutorials, and best practices for educators and students.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/18/2015
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Cloud Foundry Pros & Cons
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Cloud Foundry has a mixed container message, but that's not keeping it from sailing full speed ahead into Fortune 500 data centers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/15/2015
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Hadoop Adoption Remains Steady, But Slow, Gartner Finds
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Despite the big data hype, the adoption of Hadoop remains a slow, steady process, according to new Gartner research. A lack of Hadoop skills and complexity can account for this.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 5/15/2015
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10 Ways IT Drives Everyone Else Crazy
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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Managers are frustrated with IT. A study shows where they think IT is failing them.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/15/2015
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GE Prepares For Industrial Internet With Cloud Foundry
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Analysis of big data from industrial machines is creating new business models, but GE Software CTO Harel Kodesh sees even more disruptive business models on their way.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/13/2015
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How Corporate Culture Impedes Data Innovation
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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BI and big data analytics tools are getting more sophisticated and comprehensive. Yet, some organizations are failing to derive full value from their data because their corporate cultures do not reflect a data-driven mindset. Here are the common cultural challenges standing in the way of big data innovation.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/13/2015
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Open Source Platform Opens Arms To Microsoft's .Net
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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This latest move from Cloud Foundry signals how the cloud is forcing old rivalries to fall away.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/12/2015
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4 Stages Of Hybrid Cloud Evolution
Donald Rippert, General Manager of Cloud Strategy,IBM
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Hybrid cloud computing will involve companies using APIs from different clouds to bring services into a "home cloud" to work with company data, IBM's Rippert says.
By Donald Rippert General Manager of Cloud Strategy,IBM, 5/11/2015
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IBM Bluemix Welcomes Microsoft's .Net
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
IBM's Bluemix is adding the .Net languages, allowing Bluemix Cloud Foundry users to mix Microsoft, open source, and IBM technologies.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/11/2015
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Controversial Lennart Poettering Finds His Place In Linux Community
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
The systemd developer produced an initialization system that no one liked, but everyone adopted for use with Linux containers. Are his days as a target over?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/8/2015
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Docker Monitoring: New Relic Takes On The Challenge
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
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
Commentary
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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IT Life Radio: You're Doing Gamification Wrong
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
If you are having trouble with gamification, or need help trying to figure out where to start, tune in to IT Life Radio on Wednesday, May 6, at 3 p.m. ET.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 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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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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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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