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Clouds Ready For Enterprise? Gartner Says Few Are
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Amazon's innovations and services give it an edge with enterprises, while Microsoft, Google, IBM, VMware, and CenturyLink nip at its heels.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/22/2015
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The Great File Migration Is Underway
Andres Rodriguez, CEO, Nasuni
Commentary
As the amount of data in files grows, more and more will find their way in a great migration to cloud storage.
By Andres Rodriguez CEO, Nasuni , 5/21/2015
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HANA, Hadoop Help SAP Connect IoT And Big Data
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Engineers at Sapphire Now discussed the potential and limitations for SAP S/4HANA as a platform for managing an enterprise Internet of Things and the big data that strategy requires.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/20/2015
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Gartner Doubles Estimate Of Amazon Cloud Dominance
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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In Gartner's fifth Magic Quadrant on cloud infrastructure services, Amazon extends lead, while Microsoft and Google try to keep up.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/20/2015
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SAP, NHL Score With Big Data During Stanley Cup Playoffs
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
The National Hockey League kicks off a five-year big data partnership with SAP with the 2015 Stanley Cup Bracket Challenge.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 5/20/2015
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On-Demand Workers Face Low Pay, Limited Flexibility
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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A survey tackles the benefits and challenges of life as an on-demand worker in the 1099 economy.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/20/2015
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IBM Broadens Hybrid Cloud Portfolio With OpenStack Play
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
With its OpenStack Services, IBM is looking to expand its cloud services portfolio to compete with the likes of Amazon and Microsoft Azure.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 5/19/2015
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Linux Container Operating Systems: Thin Is In
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
From CoreOS to Atomic Host to Photon, a new breed of Linux operating system is slimming down in order to run containers. Will all of them survive?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/19/2015
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Amazon Seeks Next Generation Of Cloud Users
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
AWS has launched AWS Educate, an online service with self-paced labs, tutorials, and best practices for educators and students.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/18/2015
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Cloud Foundry Pros & Cons
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Cloud Foundry has a mixed container message, but that's not keeping it from sailing full speed ahead into Fortune 500 data centers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/15/2015
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GE Prepares For Industrial Internet With Cloud Foundry
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Analysis of big data from industrial machines is creating new business models, but GE Software CTO Harel Kodesh sees even more disruptive business models on their way.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/13/2015
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Samsung's ARTIK IoT Platform: Connecting Developers To 'Things'
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The set of hardware modules, software, and cloud services aims to provide developers with a faster path to market for apps that support the Internet of Things.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/13/2015
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Open Source Platform Opens Arms To Microsoft's .Net
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
This latest move from Cloud Foundry signals how the cloud is forcing old rivalries to fall away.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/12/2015
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10 Security Questions To Ask A Cloud Service Provider
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
News
Help the business assess the risks of cloud services with these handy questions.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 5/12/2015
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4 Stages Of Hybrid Cloud Evolution
Donald Rippert, General Manager of Cloud Strategy,IBM
Commentary
Hybrid cloud computing will involve companies using APIs from different clouds to bring services into a "home cloud" to work with company data, IBM's Rippert says.
By Donald Rippert General Manager of Cloud Strategy,IBM, 5/11/2015
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'Father Time' Still Negotiating The Future
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Harlan Stenn, chief maintainer of the Network Time Protocol, remains in limbo between full-time NTP work and a return to private consulting.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/11/2015
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Controversial Lennart Poettering Finds His Place In Linux Community
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
The systemd developer produced an initialization system that no one liked, but everyone adopted for use with Linux containers. Are his days as a target over?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/8/2015
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IT Staff Fearful Of Cloud? Try Cloud Whispering
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Don't force people into cloud scenarios they fear. Here are some ways to win them over first.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 5/8/2015
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First Automated Truck Licensed To Operate On Public Roads
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The state of Nevada has given a commercial trucking license to Daimler Trucks North America. Will such vehicles someday become yet another form of computer hardware that falls under the purview of IT professionals?
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/7/2015
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Cloud Computing: 8 Continuing Ed Programs For IT Pros
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Continuing education is a surefire way to increase your salary or get a new job. If your interest in IT is cloud computing, several high-profile universities offer courses in this area of technology.
By InformationWeek Staff , 5/6/2015
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