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US Open Tennis: 7 Technologies Power Game, Set, Match
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
The US Open upgrades its tech for 2014 with new data sets, improved analytics, and immersive mobile apps backed by IBM predictive cloud infrastructure.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/30/2014
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Red Hat Counters VMware With OpenStack Software Appliance
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Red Hat offers test drive appliance to gain OpenStack users, enhances its production version, moves to manage Amazon, Microsoft workloads.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/29/2014
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HP ProLiant Gen9 Servers Crank Up Power
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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HP tries to grow its lead in server market with ProLiant Gen9 servers that offer more computing power and lower costs.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/28/2014
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VMware: VMs And Containers Better Together
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
VMware takes pains to say that Linux containers will complement, not replace, virtual machines.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/28/2014
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Who Wins In Cloud Price Wars?
Art Wittmann,
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Short answer: not IT. Enterprises don't want bare-bones IaaS for the same reasons they don't buy $299 PCs at Wal-Mart. Providers must focus on support, not undercutting rivals.
By Art Wittmann , 8/27/2014
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VMware COO Clarifies Focus
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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In an interview, COO Carl Eschenbach explains how VMware plans to outstrip the competition and why it's offering OpenStack.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/27/2014
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GE Powers Internet Of Agriculture
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
GE helps grain-equipment company TempuTech put sensors, big-data analysis, and cloud-based reporting to work with an Internet of Things service.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/26/2014
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Why VMware Is Embracing OpenStack
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
VMware is going to unusual lengths to work with open source cloud technology at the same time that it's trying to establish its own hybrid cloud service. What's going on?
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/26/2014
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VMware Debuts EVO: RAIL
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
VMware's EVO: RAIL serves as a small, flexible building block to simplify and streamline creation and deployment of virtualized environments, private clouds.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/25/2014
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4 Outsourcing Mistakes Companies Still Make
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Control freaks, blame games, and other misguided attempts at building a better business through IT outsourcing.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 8/25/2014
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VMware: Run OpenStack On Our Infrastructure
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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VMware unveils a slate of virtualization, hybrid cloud, and management announcements as its VMworld user conference opens.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/25/2014
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CenturyLink Offers Private Cloud By The Rack
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
CenturyLink's cloud unit offers racks inside its data centers with the isolation characteristics of a private cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/22/2014
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Microsoft Azure Adds NoSQL, Search & HBase Services
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft brings DocumentDB, Search, and HDInsight HBase services to Azure, boldly entering the NoSQL arena and rounding out its cloud-based data platform.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/21/2014
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PaaS Debate Heats Up At Interop
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
The need to develop cloud applications with a new architecture is changing the nature of platform-as-a-service.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/21/2014
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Wanted: Cloud Brokers
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
News
Do you know the ins and outs of cloud software stacks and security? Got the finesse to break through cultural resistance? Then you may have found your next career.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 8/21/2014
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Hybrid Cloud: All About The Network?
David Fowler, VP Marketing, INetU
Commentary
When a database must stay tucked away in an enterprise data center, running a dependent service in the public clouds spells "latency." Or does it?
By David Fowler VP Marketing, INetU, 8/21/2014
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Pivotal Adds Mobile To Cloud Foundry Platform
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Pivotal adds mobile services to Cloud Foundry platform to attract mobile developers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/20/2014
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Cybersecurity Demands New Framework
Zulfikar Ramzan, Chief Technology Officer, Elastica
Commentary
Cybersecurity development has been a piecemeal process. It's time for a stronger, more cohesive approach.
By Zulfikar Ramzan Chief Technology Officer, Elastica, 8/19/2014
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Apptio Adds Amazon Cloud Cost Analysis
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Apptio TBM Unified Model analyzes the costs of using Amazon Web Services and compares it to similar workloads running on-premises.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/18/2014
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CoreOS Acquires Quay.io For Docker Container Security
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Acquisition positions CoreOS as a more secure, enterprise-oriented offering for the Docker form of Linux containers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/15/2014
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