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WaveMaker PaaS Bets On Docker
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
WaveMaker Enterprise platform now offers Docker deployment option, along with Studio rapid app development toolkit.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/16/2014
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Docker Gets $40 Million: Full Steam Ahead
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Docker will use its third round of funding to double staff, including engineers and a direct sales force pointed at enterprise buyers. The company's enterprise data center momentum keeps growing.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/16/2014
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Beware Cloud Companies Bearing Self-Service Plans
David Fowler, VP Marketing, INetU
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There's such a thing as too much convenience. Cloud service providers should take a lesson from the banking industry.
By David Fowler VP Marketing, INetU, 9/16/2014
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Personalized Medicine Rests On Cloud At H.D. Smith
Peter Bendor-Samuel, Founder and CEO, Everest Group
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As-a-service infrastructure, apps enable healthcare distributor to focus more on core business innovations, says H.D. Smith CIO David Guzman.
By Peter Bendor-Samuel Founder and CEO, Everest Group, 9/16/2014
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What HP Gains In Eucalyptus Cloud Deal
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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HP signs letter of intent to buy Eucalyptus, names CEO Marten Mickos head of its cloud unit. More open-source company acquisitions expected as HP builds out cloud offerings, analyst says.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/15/2014
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Former Red Hat CTO Joins Google
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Brian Stevens abruptly leaves Red Hat, shows up at the Googleplex as VP of product management for its cloud platforms unit.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/12/2014
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EMC: VMware Not For Sale
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Contrary to a New York Post report and an investor's pressure, EMC says it's not considering selling off its VMware virtualization subsidiary.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/12/2014
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Red Hat Satellite Brings System Management To Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Red Hat Satellite 6, the latest version of its Enterprise Linux system management, now works across data centers and clouds.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/11/2014
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Intel Points Wearables, Big Data At Cancer Research
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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At IDF, Intel execs discuss how an Intel-powered Internet of Things could lead to personalized cancer treatments.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/10/2014
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Big Data: How To Pick Your Platform
Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFax
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Hadoop? A high-scale relational database? NoSQL? Event-processing technology? One size doesn't fit all. Here's how to decide.
By Joe Masters Emison CTO, BuildFax, 9/10/2014
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Amazon On-Demand Vs. Reserved Instances: Cost Comparison
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Critics think on-demand might actually be a better deal than Reserved Instances, but Cloudability study shows otherwise.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/10/2014
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VMware Cozies Up To Chef
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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VMware integrates the open source configuration engine Chef, a favorite of DevOps teams, into its vCloud Air cloud service. Here's what it means for hybrid cloud operations.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/9/2014
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Microsoft Launches Delve For Office 365
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft claims Delve, a new Office 365 product, will know which content is important to you before you do.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/8/2014
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Microsoft Enables Fast Migration Into Azure
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's Migration Accelerator makes it easier for VMware and Amazon Web Services customers to move workloads into Azure.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/8/2014
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VMware Project Fargo: Faster VM Creation
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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VMware's Project Fargo uses "forking" to accelerate virtual machine startup, while a second initiative known as Project Meteor combines the technology with CloudVolumes' application layering.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/8/2014
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Your Next Cloud Move
Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFax
News
Our 2014 State of Cloud Survey shows IT has realized the easy gains from SaaS. Now it's time to dig into PaaS, containers, performance, and more.
By Joe Masters Emison CTO, BuildFax, 9/8/2014
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DigitalOcean Adds Docker-Optimized Hosts
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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DigitalOcean partners with CoreOS to host servers geared to run Docker containers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/5/2014
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VMware: We'll Solve End User Device Management Mess
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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VMware Workspace Suite will combine PC, laptop and mobile device management via virtualized workspaces. VMware's AirWatch acquisition plays a big role.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/4/2014
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How To Spot An Obsolete Communications Strategy
Marty Parker, Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting
Commentary
Consider these topologies and approaches to lower costs, improve productivity, and drive new business.
By Marty Parker Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting, 9/3/2014
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Hillary Clinton Talks Tech: 9 Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Hillary Clinton explained how she sees technology fitting into the recovering US economy, at Nexenta OpenSDx conference. Here are nine things we learned.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/2/2014
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