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Salesforce App Eases Tasks For Sales Reps
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Salesforce reveals Service Wave Analytics, a role-specific application built on its Wave Platform that gathers information for service representatives and their managers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/3/2015
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VMware's Stealth Strategy: Gain Public Cloud Revenues
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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VMware thinks it's gained more ground in the public cloud market than analysts realize; it won't be pushed out by Amazon.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/2/2015
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Google Logo Gets Mobile Makeover
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Google has swapped out its old logo in favor of a simpler design optimized for a broader range of devices.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 9/2/2015
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VMware Goes All-In On Containers
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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New VMware products elevate containers from an afterthought to a primary vehicle for application delivery.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/1/2015
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VMware Advances Hybrid Cloud At VMworld
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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VMware opens its VMworld event with additions to its vCloud Air public cloud, ties into the virtualized data center, and other enhancements.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/31/2015
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OpenStack Now Offers 3 Ways To Deploy Containers
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
OpenStack's Magnum Project will give cloud users the ability to deploy Docker containers in virtual machines, on bare metal, or in other containers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/28/2015
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Velostrata Hybrid Offers Public Cloud Compute, On-Premises Data
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Velostrata emerges from stealth to showcase its hybrid cloud that keeps enterprise data behind the firewall while leveraging the public cloud's power for compute.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/28/2015
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Google Unleashes Container Engine For Docker Workloads
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The Google Compute Cloud has gained a service for launching Docker containers and managing their lifecycles.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/27/2015
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Intel Invests $20M In Big Data Specialist BlueData
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Intel is leading a $20 million investment in BlueData as a way to speed deployments of big data systems among more users.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/26/2015
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Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 Enters Preview
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's SharePoint Server 2016 is ready for preview, along with a new cloud hybrid search service for SharePoint Server 2013 and 2016.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/25/2015
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Salesforce Polishes Its CRM Interface With Lightning
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Salesforce is delivering a cleaner, more elegant look for its desktop CRM applications by using its mobile platform's Lightning components.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/25/2015
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Intel Backs OpenStack Firm Mirantis With $100M Investment
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
With $100 million in capital, Intel is leading a group of investors interested in backing Mirantis' efforts to expand the adoption of enterprise OpenStack clouds.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/25/2015
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Building Apps Without Code: 7 Options For Your Enterprise
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Application building no longer means learning to code. Here are seven products and services that can help you develop apps without developing programming skills.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/23/2015
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Amazon IT Services: No Longer An Oxymoron
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
AWS is showing increasing sophistication when it comes to displacing other IT software and service suppliers, TBR analyst says.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/21/2015
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MapR Distribution Available Through AWS Marketplace
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
MapR is looking to use AWS to help get its Distribution 5.0 service into the hands of more customers through the cloud.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 8/20/2015
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Google Loses Data: Who Says Lightning Never Strikes Twice?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
In a four-strike incident, power to Google Compute Cloud disks in Ghislain, Belgium, gets interupted and data writes are lost.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/20/2015
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Netflix Completes Its Cloud Journey
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
By the end of the summer, Netflix will close its last data center and move its entire streaming service to the cloud with help from AWS. It's a lesson for companies large and small.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/18/2015
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Google Adds Big Data Services To Cloud Platform
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Google brings its own Cloud Dataflow and Cloud Pub/Sub big data services to Compute Engine and App Engine.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/13/2015
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IBM Watson: Your Fantasy Football Secret Weapon
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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IBM Watson is opening its big data analytics ecosystem to new ideas and businesses, including a new way to help you win your fantasy football league.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/13/2015
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7 Worst Cloud Compliance Nightmares
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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Compliance is difficult in any situation, and cloud computing makes it even more complicated. Check out these worst-case compliance scenarios and how to avoid them.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 8/12/2015
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