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Joyent Plans To Run Docker In Multi-Tenant Clouds
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Joyent will apply its container expertise to Docker for secure, efficient multi-tenant hosts.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/31/2014
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IBM, Tencent Offer Enterprise Cloud In China
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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IBM partners with Tencent, China's largest Internet company, to offer enterprise-level, industry specific cloud services.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/31/2014
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Bracket's New IaaS Twist
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
Bracket Computing, backed by Andreesen Horowitz, lets customers build "compute cells" on top of IaaS from multiple providers, wrapping apps and data.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 10/30/2014
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Amazon and Microsoft Clouds: Who's Playing Catch-Up?
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
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Amazon and Microsoft clouds leave HP, IBM, and Google struggling with developers. Here's why.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 10/30/2014
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Cleveland Clinic Taps IBM's Watson To Fight Cancer
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Cleveland Clinic will use IBM's Watson supercomputer to research cancer and treat patients.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 10/30/2014
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Virtualization, Meet Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
Bhargav Shukla, Director, Product Research & Innovation, KEMP Technologies
Commentary
More modular combinations of virtualized compute, networking, and storage, such as VMware's EVO:Rail, are on the way.
By Bhargav Shukla Director, Product Research & Innovation, KEMP Technologies, 10/30/2014
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Cloud Computing: IT's Driving Again
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Enterprise spending on cloud has grown 38% in 2014, and IT now controls 80% of that budget, finds Verizon study.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/30/2014
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Microsoft Opens Azure Center In Australia
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft cloud growth continues, though Microsoft still falls short of Amazon Web Service's dominant revenue position.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/29/2014
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EMC's Hybrid Cloud Moves: VMware Rival?
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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EMC will do something in 2015 that subsidiary VMware can't: offer a self-service hybrid cloud that links easily to Microsoft Azure.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/28/2014
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Microsoft TechEd: Cloud Updates, Windows 10 Details
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft announced a wide variety of Azure and Office 365 advances, new details about Windows 10.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/28/2014
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IT Investments: 5 Common Mistakes
David McLaughlin, President & CEO, Columbia Advisory Group
Commentary
There are benefits to a new IT project, but the risks are higher than most investments. Here are five missteps to avoid.
By David McLaughlin President & CEO, Columbia Advisory Group, 10/28/2014
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2nd Watch, New Relic Monitor AWS Workloads
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
2nd Watch cloud migration and management firm is now using New Relic to offer insight into workload performance on Amazon.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/27/2014
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IBM Cloudant Will Power Local Data Centers, Apple Apps
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
IBM spins out an on-premises version of its Cloudant NoSQL database service, which figured in the Apple-IBM mobile apps deal.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/27/2014
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Amazon Moves Into Germany
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
On the heels of a losing third quarter, AWS opens a new data center in Frankfurt, Germany -- and the global stakes are high.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/24/2014
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Microsoft's Strong Quarter: 7 Highlights
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft's fiscal Q1 easily eclipsed Wall Street estimates, buoyed not only by cloud growth, but also unexpectedly strong Surface sales.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/24/2014
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Rackspace Bundles Collaboration, Productivity Apps
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Cloud Office gives users single sign-in to email, Microsoft Exchange, Lync instant messaging, and SharePoint.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/24/2014
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IBM, Microsoft Cloud Partnership Examined
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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IBM and Microsoft will put key software assets on each other's cloud services. Can they double appeal to enterprise developers, compete better with Amazon?
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/23/2014
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CenturyLink Plans Cloud Center For Developers
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
CenturyLink will open cloud development center in Bellevue, Wash., to attract enterprise application developers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/23/2014
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Illumio Takes New Cloud, Data Center Security Approach
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Security startup Illumio has launched a granular scheme based on individual workloads, not firewalls or network monitoring.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/22/2014
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7 Questions To Ask When Delivering Cloud Apps
Greg Lord, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Akamai
Commentary
What's your goal when you make the decision to deliver your applications over the Internet?
By Greg Lord Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Akamai, 10/21/2014
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