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Amazon's Second Quarter Puts Competition In Rearview Mirror
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Amazon's cloud unit is disappointing competitors if they hoped it would slow down. In announcing its second quarter results, the company reported that its Amazon Web Services division grew at a 58% rate.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/29/2016
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Oracle NetSuite Buy Creates Serious Cloud Contender
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Oracle announced plans to buy cloud-based ERP provider NetSuite, a company backed by Oracle CTO Larry Ellison. But how will the two companies resolve the overlap in functionality between their product portfolios?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/29/2016
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Snowflake Cloud Data Warehouse Update Storms Market
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Snowflake Computing has added automated administration features to its built-for-the-cloud modern data warehouse that enables analysis of multiple data types, big and small.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/28/2016
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Google Puts Its Stamp On The Network Of The Future
InformationWeek Staff,
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Amin Vadhat, Google Fellow and Networking Technical Lead, talked to Network Computing Editor-in-Chief Susan Fogarty about how Google is putting its stamp on the enterprise network.
By InformationWeek Staff , 7/28/2016
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GE Supplies IoT Developer Kit For Predix
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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GE Digital is making it easier for IoT developers to tap into Predix analytics and use machine learning with the release of a new hardware and software kit.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/27/2016
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Tableau 10 Puts Control Back In IT Hands
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Data visualization platform provider Tableau is updating its flagship product with new features that give oversight and data governance control back to IT organizations. It also makes a host of new advanced analytics capabilities accessible to more users.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/27/2016
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Enterprises Are Poorly Equipped To Handle External Cyberattacks
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Most organizations lack the tools and processes to handle external cyberattacks -- which lie outside a company's firewalls. Such attacks primarily leverage digital channels, and responsibility for monitoring these channels often falls outside traditional IT and security functions.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/26/2016
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Gartner Sees $1 Trillion Shift In IT Spending To Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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The shift in IT spending from traditional hardware and software to cloud computing will continue over the next five years. The transfer will total $1 trillion, according to Gartner.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/25/2016
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How To Keep IT Moving At The Speed Of Business
Andrew Horne, IT Practice Leader, CEB
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Andrew Horne, IT practice leader at consulting firm CEB, offers his insights on why IT needs to speed up its processes in today's business environment. Horne uses data from CEB research, and examples from client experiences, to give you three steps that can help you speed up IT operations in your own organization.
By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, 7/25/2016
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10 Agile Tips From Pokémon Go Coach Training
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Pokémon Go players want to improve and become better trainers. The same tips that help you catch more Pokémon can help you become a better scrum master. We caught 10 of those pointers that can be applied to leading an agile team developing enterprise software.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/24/2016
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Watson Offers Macy's AI Help, Workday Acquisition: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Watson's AI will help you find shoes at Macy's, Workday buys big data analytics company, Google releases machine learning APIs, and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending July 24.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/24/2016
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Windows 10 Build 14393 Rollout, Cloud Revenue: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft this week released its fourth-quarter earnings report, Windows 10 Build 14393 for PC and mobile, and new services Stream and Bookings.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/23/2016
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Hudl Sports Video Analysis Service Grows Fast On Amazon
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Fast-growing Hudl provides coaches and athletes with key feedback based on its customers' video uploaded to the cloud. Like many other startups, the company relies on Amazon Web Services for its backend support.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/22/2016
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Boeing Win Positions Azure For Future Enterprise Growth
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Microsoft Azure scored a big win by landing Boeing as a customer. Here's what it means for IT professionals.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/21/2016
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Beyond WiFi: Building Better Enterprise Mobility
InformationWeek Staff,
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Drew Lentz, a solutions architect with Frontera Consulting, says he believes that IT needs to look beyond WiFi technology and create a unique, wireless connected experience that benefits not only employees, but businesses as well. Lentz touched upon that topic and more during his conversation with Senior Editor Sara Peters.
By InformationWeek Staff , 7/21/2016
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GE Plans Software Platform For Creating 'Digital Twins'
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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GE already uses an internal platform for modeling jet engines, turbines, and other physical assets. Now, the company will be offering it as a service by the end of 2017.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/20/2016
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Microsoft Azure Wins Boeing's Cloud Business
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
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Boeing is set to move its extensive portfolio of digital solutions to Microsoft's Azure cloud platform, with an aim to improve the operation and efficiency of its airlines customers.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 7/19/2016
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VMware's 2Q Results Show Upticks In NSX, Mobile Management Adoption
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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VMware reported solid results for its second quarter, with upticks in licenses, virtualized workspaces, mobility management, and NSX networking.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/19/2016
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IBM's Cloud, Analytics Investments Start Paying Off
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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IBM's second quarter total revenues and earnings per share declined again, but executives and analysts put their focus on the company's strategic initiatives, which showed continued growth in the most recent quarter.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/19/2016
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Softbank's ARM Buy Signals Mobile Market Disruption   
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Softbank, one of the largest mobile service providers, has reached past several layers of the supply chain to buy ARM, which designs the processors inside most of the mobile devices using its networks worldwide. The deal has the power to show us what true market disruption looks like.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/19/2016
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