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Evernote Completes Migration To Google, Data Center Shutdown
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The online user content capture system, Evernote, has moved 2.9 PBs of data into the Google Cloud and shut down its primary data center.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/23/2017
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How To Choose Between Virtual Desktop Deployment Models
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Many companies are turning to virtual desktops in the cloud to support end user computing, and they have multiple models to choose from.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/21/2017
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Guiding Principles For Closing The Cloud Gap
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The portion of your IT portfolio that hasn't yet moved to the cloud represents your "cloud gap."
By Fabio Gori, Senior Director, Cloud Solutions Marketing, Cisco , 2/20/2017
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Containers May Work With, Or In Place Of, Private Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
OpenStack is presented as a good container management environment; what if container managers can manage the infrastructure as well?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/20/2017
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What's Cognitive Computing, And What's That Noise Overhead?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Soon after an IBM round table on cognitive computing in San Francisco, the need for it at that location became abundantly clear.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/17/2017
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Your OpenStack Cloud Is Only As Good As The Linux You Install It On
Jeff Jameson, Senior Principal Product Marketing Manager, Red Hat
OpenStack services and drivers require a robust and integrated Linux operating system for top-performing functionality.
By Jeff Jameson Senior Principal Product Marketing Manager, Red Hat, 2/16/2017
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'Unbounded IT' Draws On Internal, External Resources, Says Deloitte
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Deloitte Consulting report on the future of IT sees 'Unbound IT' aligned with the 'kinetic enterprise' and able to tap external tech resources.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/16/2017
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Private Cloud Merits 2nd Look As Container Environment
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Jonathan Bryce, executive director of the OpenStack Foundation, says Project Zun gives enterprise IT a new reason to reconsider OpenStack for private clouds.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/14/2017
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Why Digitization Requires A New IT Operating Model
Andrew Horne, IT Practice Leader, CEB
Commentary
As enterprises advance in the world of digital business, the old project-based IT model is due for change.
By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, 2/14/2017
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Deloitte: These Emerging Technologies Will Play Critical Roles
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Deloitte Consulting cites seven emerging technologies as critical to the future of IT: dark analytics, mixed reality and blockchain included.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/13/2017
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Ponemon: Doubt Dogs IT On Security Tools, Spending
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The Ponemon Institute shows how IT security staffs want better technology tools and better skill sets to ward off invasive threats.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/10/2017
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Disaster Recovery In The Cloud: Key Considerations
Lori MacVittie,
Commentary
The cloud offers many backup options for enterprises. Here are some factors to weigh.
By Lori MacVittie , 2/9/2017
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Microsoft Earnings Report Can't Disguise Amazon Cloud Size
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Google and Microsoft are sometimes portrayed as overtaking Amazon Web Services; better read between the lines.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/8/2017
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Big Data Facts Highlight Its Trendsetting Surge
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As big data takes hold in the business world, the cloud enables small and mid-sized businesses to take advantage of the concept.
By Curt Cornum, Vice President-Chief Solution Architect, Insight Enterprises , 2/2/2017
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It's Still 'Intel Inside', But Now Intel's Inside The Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Intel re-architects x86 toward the needs of the cloud, builds in management features for large scale server power savings.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/1/2017
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Expert: Threats To Secure Cloud Operations Are Evolving
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
John Howie, former COO of the Cloud Security Alliance, says secure providers aren't enough; threats to users are evolving fast.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/30/2017
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Infographic: 2017 State of the Cloud
Emily Johnson, Associate Editor, UBM Americas
News
Is private cloud on its way out and is hybrid cloud practical? This infographic provides a snapshot of key data points from our 2017 State of the Cloud report.
By Emily Johnson Associate Editor, UBM Americas, 1/30/2017
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5 Security Considerations For The Hybrid Cloud
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Even though your infrastructure, applications, and data are off in the cloud, don't assume that you are off the hook when it comes to compliance. You are still responsible for that data.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 1/27/2017
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Nokia: Don't Be Too Quick To Dismiss Private Cloud Savings
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Nokia's total cost of ownership study finds most enterprises can save 25% of data center costs by converting it to private cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/25/2017
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Achieve Application And Data Visibility In The Cloud
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
IT organizations need visibility into the cloud when their applications and infrastructure are out there. Without such visibility, well, you are flying blind.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 1/24/2017
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