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How Docker Changes Cloud Security
Lucas Carlson, Chief Innovation Officer, CenturyLink
Commentary
Docker's shared Linux kernel architecture isn't secure enough for multitenancy applications. This popular new container technology is, however, a great choice for banking, retail, and online apps.
By Lucas Carlson , 10/21/2014
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Cloud ROI: 6 Takeaways To Consider
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
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From cloud brokering to talent management, these conclusions will keep cloud decisions focused on business needs.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 10/20/2014
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OVH.com Launches Power8-Based Cloud Service
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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OVH.com is the first cloud supplier to use IBM's Power8 processor for data analytics services.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/20/2014
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Internet Of Things Will Turn Networks Inside-Out
Patrick Hubbard, Head Geek & Senior Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds
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If IoT is ever going to work, networks will have to grant access to devices that we'd refuse outright today.
By Patrick Hubbard Head Geek & Senior Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds, 10/20/2014
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10 Wacky Kickstarter Projects That Succeeded
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Crowdsourcing site Kickstarter famously made Pebble and Oculus Rift possible -- but check out Kickstarter's weirder side.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/20/2014
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StackEngine Offers Linux, Windows Container Management
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Docker is doing what once seemed impossible: providing common ground for Linux and Microsoft developers, say startup leaders.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/17/2014
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3 Common & Costly CIO Mistakes
Tony Pagliarulo, Partner, New Vantage Partners
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CIOs are often undone by sticking with old systems too long and failing to market themselves. Here's how to right the ship.
By Tony Pagliarulo Partner, New Vantage Partners, 10/17/2014
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ICANN: Reforms Needed Before US Hands Over Control
Mark Warner, US Senator
Commentary
US Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) says we must still address questions about accountability and transparency to ensure an open, secure, stable Internet.
By Mark Warner US Senator, 10/17/2014
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VMware Taps CSC For Public OpenStack Partnership
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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VMware offers its Integrated OpenStack for private clouds; now it has a partner that's willing to offer it as a public cloud service.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/16/2014
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OpenStack Juno Offers Automated Hadoop Provisioning
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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OpenStack Foundation's Juno release features the automated provisioning of three different Hadoop clusters.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/16/2014
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Microsoft Brings Containers to Windows, Azure
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Partnership will enable developers to load and move Windows apps in Docker containers, just as they now do for Linux workloads.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/15/2014
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Cloud Cruiser Expands Cloud Usage Tracking
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Cloud Cruiser 4.0 adds greater capabilities to track and bill for usage in hybrid public clouds and private clouds.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/15/2014
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Deloitte Adds Boomi Integration To CloudMix
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Deloitte's CloudMix expands integration service to include Dell's Boomi, to connect Salesforce.com apps to enterprise software infrastructure.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/14/2014
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DevOps Culture Clash: Think Process
Lori MacVittie,
Commentary
Even the most charismatic leader can't just tell people to change from a silo-based culture to DevOps. You have to gradually introduce new goals, one pilot project at a time.
By Lori MacVittie , 10/14/2014
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VMware Adds Macs To Windows Virtual Desktop Scheme
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
VMware is trying to make it easier for a variety of devices to run a basic Windows desktop, allowing firms to reach Mac users as well as PC users.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/14/2014
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VMWorld Europe: Tools To Manage Multiple Clouds
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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VMware vRealize suite will manage Microsoft Azure, Amazon, and OpenStack cloud workloads.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/14/2014
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The Amazon Test: Companies Pay Up To Pass
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Is your technology up to consumer web standards? New CEB data shows companies investing more in customer-facing tech projects.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 10/13/2014
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Survey: Consumers Don't Get IoT, But They Will
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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The value of the "Internet of Things" is mostly lost on consumers. Here's how companies selling IoT and wearables can win them over.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 10/13/2014
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2015 Server OS Outlook: Cloudy, Chance Of Containers
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
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Windows still dominates the enterprise data center, our new survey shows, but other options are on the rise.
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 10/13/2014
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5 Ways Data Science Teams Can Raise Their Profiles
David Dietrich, Advisory Technical Consultant, EMC
Commentary
What to do when your team of data scientists is isolated from the rest of the company.
By David Dietrich Advisory Technical Consultant, EMC, 10/10/2014
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