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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
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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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Microsoft, IBM Gain On Amazon Cloud
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Synergy Research Group data shows Microsoft and IBM are gaining cloud services marketshare while Google is falling off the pace.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/28/2014
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Microsoft's Nadella: More Than Talk
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella proves he can be a man of action with the biggest layoff in company history and other concrete steps to reshape Microsoft. Now what?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/26/2014
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Microsoft Faces 4 Big Challenges
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is riding high with analysts and investors -- but look at the remaining hurdles.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/25/2014
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IBM & California Partner On Private Cloud
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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CalCloud, the State of California's private cloud managed by IBM, aims to streamline services for 400 state and local government agencies.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 7/24/2014
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VMware Reports Solid Quarter, Bookings Jump 24%
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Revenue came in at the high end of expectations, though expanded product line "will take time to ramp."
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/24/2014
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Docker Acquires DevOps Flavor With Fig
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Docker's purchase of the UK startup Orchard Laboratories gives it the Fig container orchestration system to speed up program development.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/24/2014
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Federal IT Networks: Simpler Is Better
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
A survey of government IT executives found that network complexity slows IT performance and hinders deployment of new technologies and services.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 7/23/2014
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SMBs Tie Cloud Computing To Increased Revenue
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Small and midsized businesses say cloud is key to customer service, expansion, finds survey by Oxford Economics for Windstream.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/21/2014
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Our Cloud Disaster Recovery Story
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
I put my money where my mouth is with cloud DR, and it not only benefited my organization but also earned us a prestigious award.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 7/21/2014
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SnapLogic CEO Talks About Changing Role Of IT
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
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Gaurav Dhillon says IT organizations need to change as quickly as the technology they deal with.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 7/21/2014
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Changing IT Organizations: Anaplan
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
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Anaplan CEO says the well known saying "the world is getting flat" should also apply to IT organizations.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 7/21/2014
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ServiceNow Says IT Service Automation's Time Has Come
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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CEO Frank Slootman, backed by KPMG survey results, says time is right to build services that cut across devices and employee groups.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/17/2014
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Feds Pursue Cloud Forensics Standards
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
News
NIST identifies 65 challenges that forensic investigators face in gathering and analyzing digital information stored in the cloud, seeks help developing standards to aid law enforcement.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 7/17/2014
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Tech Titans: Midyear Report Card
Mike Feibus,
Commentary
Amazon, Google, and other major tech players went on a shopping spree in the first half of 2014. Here's a look at who won, who lost, and why -- along with a peek ahead.
By Mike Feibus , 7/17/2014
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Internet Of Things: 8 Pioneering Ideas
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
News
Today's Internet of Things remains a disparate assortment of ideas and products competing for attention. These pioneers should intrigue enterprise IT.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 7/17/2014
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Federal Agencies Must Get Practical About Cloud
Elaine Beeman, Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting
Commentary
Government agencies are working through the realities of making cloud a routine mode of computing.
By Elaine Beeman Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting, 7/16/2014
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VMware Extends Hybrid Cloud Into Asia
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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VMware partners with China Telecom and Japan's SoftBank to expand vCloud Hybrid Service footprint.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/16/2014
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