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Guiding Principles For Closing The Cloud Gap
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The portion of your IT portfolio that hasn't yet moved to the cloud represents your "cloud gap."
By Fabio Gori, Senior Director, Cloud Solutions Marketing, Cisco , 2/20/2017
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Containers May Work With, Or In Place Of, Private Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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OpenStack is presented as a good container management environment; what if container managers can manage the infrastructure as well?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/20/2017
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What's Cognitive Computing, And What's That Noise Overhead?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Soon after an IBM round table on cognitive computing in San Francisco, the need for it at that location became abundantly clear.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/17/2017
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Private Cloud Merits 2nd Look As Container Environment
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Jonathan Bryce, executive director of the OpenStack Foundation, says Project Zun gives enterprise IT a new reason to reconsider OpenStack for private clouds.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/14/2017
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Microsoft Earnings Report Can't Disguise Amazon Cloud Size
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Google and Microsoft are sometimes portrayed as overtaking Amazon Web Services; better read between the lines.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/8/2017
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Agile Is King, But Continuous Integration Is An Elusive Goal
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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A Dimension Data survey of development professionals found most enterprises have adopted agile methods, but only 14% can update hourly.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/31/2017
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Expert: Threats To Secure Cloud Operations Are Evolving
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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John Howie, former COO of the Cloud Security Alliance, says secure providers aren't enough; threats to users are evolving fast.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/30/2017
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IT Service Management In Disruption, Moving Toward Automation
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
A wave of change is sweeping through the suppliers of ITSM, reflecting the enhanced ability to add analytics and automation to the field.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/26/2017
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Nokia: Don't Be Too Quick To Dismiss Private Cloud Savings
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Nokia's total cost of ownership study finds most enterprises can save 25% of data center costs by converting it to private cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/25/2017
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Achieve Application And Data Visibility In The Cloud
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
IT organizations need visibility into the cloud when their applications and infrastructure are out there. Without such visibility, well, you are flying blind.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 1/24/2017
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Private Cloud In Retreat, Public Cloud To Fore: Report
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Our '2017 State of Cloud' report finds private cloud losing its viability and hybrid cloud operations too complex; public cloud use advancing.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/19/2017
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2017 IT Forecast: Cloudy With A Chance Of Security Concerns
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Public cloud adoption and security concerns are expected to grow as more businesses transition to the cloud.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/18/2017
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Digital Workspaces Winning Acceptance Through Flexibility, Security
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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VMware survey shows digital workspace users gaining enterprise agility through greater mobile workforce activity, added business initiative.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/17/2017
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Enel Moves Onto Amazon To Implement New Utility Strategy
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The giant Italian utility, Enel, is moving to the cloud to support it's Open Power strategy around the world, adding green power sources.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/13/2017
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451 Research: Containers A $2.7 Billion Market By 2020
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
451 Research sees containers filling a more prominent role in the cloud technologies market by 2020; the container ecosystem growing fast.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/12/2017
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Global Survey: Innovation, Movement Of Data Get More Restrictions
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Foundation finds more countries passing restrictions on use of intellectual property within their borders, export of data out.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/10/2017
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Amazon: The Self-Fueling, Perpetual Motion Machine
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Amazon's retail operation is now paired with what's known to be a highly successful cloud business: Are the two accelerating each other?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/9/2017
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eBay Container Management Tool Works With Kubernetes
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
eBay wants to expand its use of Docker containers and has composed a tool, TessMaster, to help them run on Kubernetes cluster management.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/28/2016
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Will Cloud Service Prices Go Up in 2017?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Competition and price cutting might be good for cloud customers, but the glory days of low prices might not make it into 2017.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 12/28/2016
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At AWS, 'Enterprise Strategy' Consists Of Helping Migrations
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Head of Enterprise Strategy Stephen Orban describes how AWS will try to assist more enterprise workloads in a move to the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/21/2016
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