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Cloud ROI: 6 Takeaways To Consider
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
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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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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Hortonworks Updates Hadoop Data Platform
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
HDP 2.2 adds more than 100 new enterprise-ready features, including faster SQL querying on Hadoop.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 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
News
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
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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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Cloudera Intros Hadoop Monitoring, Self-Provisioning Tool
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
Cloudera Director tool leads off lineup of announcements, including upgrades to Impala SQL query engine and stronger security.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 10/14/2014
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SAP Hana Platform Hits IBM Cloud
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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SAP offers Hana Enterprise Cloud on IBM Cloud infrastructure, opening up a new SAP-managed way to run SAP apps on Hana.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/14/2014
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MongoDB Launches Offensive As Rivals Rev Up
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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MongoDB looks to compete on every cloud, as Microsoft and IBM gear up to steal its customers.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/14/2014
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Deloitte Adds Boomi Integration To CloudMix
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
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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VMware Adds Macs To Windows Virtual Desktop Scheme
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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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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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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Forrester Names Top API Management Vendors
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
As APIs become the foundation of the digital economy, CA, SOA Software, and Apigee head the list of API management system vendors, according to Forrester Research.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/10/2014
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GE Pushes For Bigger Industrial Internet
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
GE Internet of Things portfolio expands as it brings big-data analysis to vending machines, office equipment, bridges, and other new markets.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/9/2014
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VMware, EMC, Pivotal Launch 'Federated' Offerings
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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EMC, with subsidiaries RSA, VMware, and Pivotal, create integrated bundles in bid for deeper customer buy-in and lower support costs.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/9/2014
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Engine Yard Appoints Vrolyk CEO
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Engine Yard replaces John Dillon with Beau Vrolyk as CEO in move to expand Amazon-based platform as a service company.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/8/2014
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Microsoft's Nadella Talks Windows 10, Cloud
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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CEO Satya Nadella says both Windows 10 and Azure will play a role in the Internet of Things. Microsoft will detail its latest cloud strategy at an Oct. 20 event in San Francisco.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/8/2014
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