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Pivotal Adds Mobile To Cloud Foundry Platform
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Pivotal adds mobile services to Cloud Foundry platform to attract mobile developers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/20/2014
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Cybersecurity Demands New Framework
Zulfikar Ramzan, Chief Technology Officer, Elastica
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Cybersecurity development has been a piecemeal process. It's time for a stronger, more cohesive approach.
By Zulfikar Ramzan Chief Technology Officer, Elastica, 8/19/2014
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Apptio Adds Amazon Cloud Cost Analysis
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Apptio TBM Unified Model analyzes the costs of using Amazon Web Services and compares it to similar workloads running on-premises.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/18/2014
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CoreOS Acquires Quay.io For Docker Container Security
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Acquisition positions CoreOS as a more secure, enterprise-oriented offering for the Docker form of Linux containers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/15/2014
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Philadelphia Boosts Digital Connections With Citizens
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Philadelphia taps Salesforce and Unisys to ensure its "Philly 311" cloud and mobile program stays on top of all nonemergency requests from potholes to noise complaints.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 8/14/2014
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Hidden Cloud Costs: AWS, Azure Management Costs Compared
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
With the help of in-depth Gartner analysis, InformationWeek takes a closer look at the cost of managing Amazon vs. Azure.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/14/2014
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Cisco To Cut 6,000 Jobs
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Cisco's Q4 earnings beat analyst estimates, but company plans to lay off 8% of its workforce.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/14/2014
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Nebula, Cosmos, And Private Cloud's Future
Elias Khnaser, Chief Technology Officer, Sigma Solutions
Commentary
Chris Kemp, Nebula founder and former NASA CTO, talks OpenStack, private cloud, and why he's not worried about VMware's inroads into Nebula's territory.
By Elias Khnaser Chief Technology Officer, Sigma Solutions , 8/14/2014
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Platform9 Sees Containers & Virtual Machines Happy Together
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Startup Platform9 launches management system that has Linux containers and virtual machines running side by side.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/14/2014
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In Hybrid Clouds, Mind The Details
Don Magrogan, CTO, Fusion PPT
Commentary
Integrating your private cloud with public clouds can provide agility, security, and control. But getting the minutia right is daunting.
By Don Magrogan CTO, Fusion PPT, 8/14/2014
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Hybrid Cloud Security: New Tactics Required
Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFax
News
Interested in shuttling workloads between public and private cloud? Better make sure it's worth doing, because hybrid means rethinking how you manage compliance, identity, connectivity, and more.
By Joe Masters Emison CTO, BuildFax, 8/13/2014
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CenturyLink Courts Developers With Container Management
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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CenturyLink takes open source route with its Panamax system for Docker management in a bid for developers building complex cloud apps.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/12/2014
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Flash Fails 5 Ways, Says Alibaba
Rick Merritt, SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times
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R&D manager at Alibaba's cloud service discusses how to streamline hardware and software to make more efficient use of flash.
By Rick Merritt SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times, 8/6/2014
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Cloud ROI Easy Win: Disaster Recovery
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Goodwill Industries finds lower costs, plus benefits from IT staff working on higher value projects.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/4/2014
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Cloud ROI: Why It's Still Hard To Measure
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Why does calculating cloud ROI remain so tough? Examine the tactics used by two cloud innovators, GE and Airbnb -- plus our exclusive survey.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/4/2014
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Tyranny Of The Beep: Taming The @#$! Sensors
E. Kelly Fitzsimmons, Co-founder, HarQen
Commentary
The Internet of Things could spark an explosion in senseless computing.
By E. Kelly Fitzsimmons Co-founder, HarQen, 8/4/2014
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4 IT Outsourcing Trends To Watch
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
How cloud is competing head-to-head with outsourcing more, and other developments to keep an eye on.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 8/4/2014
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Amazon Cloud Luster Fading? Look Closer
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
Some skeptics say Amazon's cloud dominance wears thin. I say Amazon's destiny in the cloud is in its own hands -- and you can't say that for IBM, Google, or Microsoft.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/31/2014
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Cloudify Aims To Automate Cloud Troubleshooting
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Cloudify 3.0 gets feedback loop, combines cloud orchestration and monitoring.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/30/2014
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HP Warns Of IoT Security Risks
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Many Internet of Things devices communicate insecurely, warns HP's Fortify unit.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/29/2014
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