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MyWebGrocer Taps Power Of API
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Online ad/coupon service uses API tools to provide targeted advertising for retailers and useful information to consumers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/19/2014
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Internet Of Everything: It's All About The Ecosystem
Ed Featherston, Sr. Enterprise Architect & Director, Collaborative Consulting
Commentary
A recent chat with my doctor revealed new insight on lifecycles of connected medical devices and the need for an integrated infrastructure to support future IoT devices.
By Ed Featherston Sr. Enterprise Architect & Director, Collaborative Consulting, 12/18/2014
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Amazon, VMware On Collision Course
Gregory Ness,  VP of worldwide marketing at CloudVelox
Commentary
At this year's Re:Invent conference, Amazon showcased new features and agility plans that could push it solidly ahead of its cloud competitors.
By Gregory Ness VP of worldwide marketing at CloudVelox, 12/18/2014
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IBM Brags Of 49 Cloud Data Centers
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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IBM promised 40 SoftLayer cloud data centers globally by the end of 2014. Through a partnership with Equinix, it's ending the year with 49.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/18/2014
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3 OpenStack Predictions For 2015
Boris Renski, CMO, Mirantis
Commentary
VMware customers will surge, Debian will become the vendor-neutral platform, and instability will lose its cool factor.
By Boris Renski CMO, Mirantis, 12/17/2014
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Atlantic.Net Cloud Stretches To The Pacific
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Small, low-cost IaaS provider opens its first West Coast cloud facility.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/16/2014
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DigitalOcean Displays 'Meteroic' Rise As Web Host
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Netcraft survey on world's largest web hosts shows DigitalOcean has risen to No. 3 from 568th place two years ago.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/15/2014
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Microsoft: 9 Best Moves Of 2014
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
After a rocky 2013, Microsoft bounced back this year. Here's what worked.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/15/2014
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Amazon Expands OpsWorks For On-Premises Server Management
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
AWS embraces hybrid cloud by extending OpsWorks server management to systems assigned to run in customers' data centers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/12/2014
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CIO Hiring 100 IT Pros: What He Needs
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
You may be surprised what tops Choice Hotels CIO's list of toughest IT skills to find.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 12/11/2014
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Intel Launches Internet Of Things Platform
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Chipmaker wants to shape the way Internet-connected devices are designed, deployed, and managed.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/10/2014
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Forrester: Wearables Interest Businesses More Than Consumers
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Companies see wearables as tools to improve operational efficiency and enhance the customer experience, Forrester report says.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/10/2014
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Developers See ROI For Continuous Delivery Via Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Developers find the pay-off for DevOps and continuous delivery comes with cloud, Evans Data survey says.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/10/2014
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Ubuntu Wants To Run Containers, Too
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Snappy, a lean Linux Ubuntu optimized for container operation, promises stronger security for Linux containers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/9/2014
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Google Android Studio 1.0 Packs Appeal
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Android developers have a new integrated development environment for creating apps.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/9/2014
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Docker Is Hot But Won't Eat The World -- Yet
Sebastian Stadil, CEO, Scalr
Commentary
Scalr CEO Sebastian Stadil talks Docker's usability and the pros and cons of using containers in IT, not yet a gold standard.
By Sebastian Stadil CEO, Scalr, 12/9/2014
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Microsoft Partners To Offer Hybrid Cloud Bundle
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft, Accenture, and Avanade join forces to help enterprises migrate and manage applications between public and private clouds.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/8/2014
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Google Cloud Platform Supports Windows Workloads
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
By opening up to Windows workloads, Google Cloud Platform becomes an option for businesses committed to Microsoft software.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/8/2014
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Amazon Says Expansion Worth Price
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
After a Moody's credit rating downgrade, Amazon will pay a higher rate to borrow than well-funded competitors, such as Apple, Microsoft, and Google, but says business expansion will pay.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/8/2014
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Docker Founder Must Right His Ship
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
After some controversy this week, Docker needs to show it has the maturity needed to manage an open source project.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/5/2014
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