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Cloudability CEO: Ferocious Era Of Cloud Competition Approaching
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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In an interview, Cloudability CEO Mat Ellis sees renewed competition for enterprise cloud customers coming. This means that Google, Microsoft, and Verizon will play larger roles, even as AWS continues to dominate.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/5/2016
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IBM Aims To Make Enterprises Agile With Cloud Data Services
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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IBM says its new "Open for data" slogan encompasses a slew of new cloud data services and analytics offerings designed to make it easy for enterprises to quickly get started with big data in the cloud, even if their workloads require secure on-premises implementations.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/5/2016
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Salesforce Raises Prices, Enhances Mobile, Other Features
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Online CRM vendor Salesforce has enhanced the field service and several other capabilities across its platform, reconfigured its packaging, and raised prices. It has also added Accenture as a cloud CRM customer.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/4/2016
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Google, Microsoft Bid For Burgeoning Cloud Market
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Amazon may be the largest vendor, but Google and Microsoft are bringing new initiatives into a rapidly growing cloud service marketplace.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/4/2016
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Hadoop At 10: Milestones And Momentum
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Hadoop, an open source framework for wrangling unstructured data and analytics, celebrated its 10th birthday in January. Here's a look at the milestones, players, and events that marked the growth of this groundbreaking technology.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/3/2016
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Salesforce Adds 'Private Spaces' On Heroku Platform
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Salesforce users can now run an app in isolation by using a private network on the multi-tenant Heroku development platform.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/27/2016
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Big Data Must Deliver Business Value: Informatica CEO
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Informatica's new CEO spoke with InformationWeek about what's next for big data in the enterprise and how he plans to deliver that for customers. Here are the details.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/27/2016
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Cloud Foundry Certified On 7 Public Clouds
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Just past its first birthday, the Cloud Foundry Foundation counts up its certified host providers as it aims to become the "Linux of PaaS."
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/26/2016
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5 Secrets Of Successful People-First Companies
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The Accenture Technology Vision 2016 report examines five ways that adept digital companies are putting people first. Investing in the development and management of people will be necessary to navigate the tumultuous digital economy, according to Accenture.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 1/26/2016
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65% Say Cloud As Secure As On-Premises
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Nearly two-thirds of IT security professionals think cloud software security equals what they can provide in enterprise data centers, according to Cloud Security Alliance survey.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/25/2016
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Cloudera Director 2.0 Debuts, Google Donates To Apache Foundation: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Cloudera has updated a key tool for managing big data, Google has contributed its Cloud Dataflow platform to the Apache Foundation Incubator. We have this and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending January 24.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/24/2016
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SAP's Q4, Full Year Results Lifted By Cloud
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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ERP software giant SAP reported revenue growth for its Q4 and full fiscal year, along with strong growth of its cloud business. But the strength of the cloud business weighed on profits, which declined for both the quarter and the year.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/23/2016
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IDC: Public Cloud Spending To Double By 2019
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Traditional IT spending is in decline compared to enterprise investment in public and private cloud services, says research group.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/22/2016
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IBM's Fourth-Quarter Results Hold Promise, Pitfalls
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
IBM turned in better-than-expected fourth-quarter results this week. However, the numbers still show how far Big Blue has to go to return to profit and growth. When does the Street run out of patience?
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 1/21/2016
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Equinix Buys European Rival TelecityGroup For $3.8 Billion
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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In a move that will strengthen its data center presence and customer offerings in Europe and around the world, Equinix is acquiring rival TelecityGroup for $3.8 billion.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/19/2016
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AI, Machine Learning Rising In The Enterprise
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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AI and machine learning are graduating from science fiction to reality. It's estimated that about half of large enterprises are currently experimenting with AI projects. Several vendors, including Facebook, Google, IBM, and Microsoft, have donated machine learning development projects to open source.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/19/2016
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Amazon Adds 'Scheduled' Reserved Instances To Server List
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Amazon Web Services has created what it calls "Scheduled Reserved Instances," a variation to its low cost Reserved Instances, which is scheduled to run at specific times.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/18/2016
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Cisco Fighting Shadow IT With New Cloud Service
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Cisco has launched a service, called Cloud Consumption Services, that sniffs out surreptitious cloud users practicing shadow IT. The service also analyzes the risk and helps IT manage use.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/15/2016
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Microsoft Rebrands, Updates R Portfolio
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Microsoft acquired Revolution Analytics and its distribution of the open source R statistical modeling language almost a year ago. Today the company showed that R continues to be a cornerstone of its advanced analytics strategy. Here are details on the updates.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/13/2016
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Big Data Moves From Hype To Reality, CompTIA Finds
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
Organizations are moving past the hype and into actual value when it comes to big data and analytics implementation, according to a new survey by CompTIA. But challenges remain, including a skills gap and the struggle to wrangle the growing quantity of data generated.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 1/12/2016
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