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Content tagged with Data Centers posted in July 2016
Amazon's Second Quarter Puts Competition In Rearview Mirror
News  |  7/29/2016
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.
Google Puts Its Stamp On The Network Of The Future
Google Puts Its Stamp On The Network Of The Future
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/28/2016
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.
Gartner Sees $1 Trillion Shift In IT Spending To Cloud
News  |  7/25/2016
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.
Boeing Win Positions Azure For Future Enterprise Growth
Commentary  |  7/21/2016
Microsoft Azure scored a big win by landing Boeing as a customer. Here's what it means for IT professionals.
VMware's 2Q Results Show Upticks In NSX, Mobile Management Adoption
News  |  7/19/2016
VMware reported solid results for its second quarter, with upticks in licenses, virtualized workspaces, mobility management, and NSX networking.
IBM's Cloud, Analytics Investments Start Paying Off
News  |  7/19/2016
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.
Microsoft Prevails Over Government In Overseas Email Case
News  |  7/15/2016
The federal appeals court decision favors Microsoft's decision to refuse federal government access to email hosted on a server in Ireland, despite the issuance of a warrant. The case may push Congress to revamp laws in an era where data is stored in the cloud.
AWS Expands Database Migration Service, Adds Replication
News  |  7/14/2016
At the Amazon Summit in Santa Clara this week, General Manager Matt Wood explained how much Amazon's Database Migration Service is being used and how the company is adding more resources for data migration.
IT Organizations Unprepared For Digital Business: Gartner
News  |  7/14/2016
Despite uncertainty of when their organizations will be ready for digital business, most IT pros say they will definitely play a part in the transformation when it does happen, according to a recent Gartner report.
DigitalOcean Adds Separate Block Storage As A Service
News  |  7/13/2016
DigitalOcean is adding an SSD storage service that can be provisioned separately from the virtual server, giving customers more flexibility.
12 Barriers To Real-Time Analytics
Slideshows  |  7/12/2016
As organizations look to stay competitive by expanding their use of real-time analytics, implementation becomes a challenge. Finding options to effectively serve your company over the long term is often more difficult than it appears. We've identified 12 common obstacles you'll want to avoid as your company pursues real-time analytics.
Google Acquires Anvato, A Video Software Startup
News  |  7/8/2016
Google is looking to bolster its footing in the OTT video market with the purchase of Silicon Valley startup Anvato. The deal will help Google compete with similar services from Microsoft's Azure cloud.
AWS Helps Fermilab Researchers 'See' Neutrino Particles
News  |  7/8/2016
Researchers at the Fermilab National Accelerator Laboratory are using Amazon Web Services' cloud to help better understand neutrinos and to get a glimpse at what these elusive particles looks like.
Cloud Spending Will Top $37 Billion In 2016, IDC Reports
News  |  7/8/2016
A new forecast from IDC finds that spending on public and private cloud infrastructure will increase more than 15% this year, for a total of $37.1 billion. By 2020, IDC forecasts that spending on cloud services will nearly equal what is spent on traditional IT.
Gartner: Brexit Will Hurt IT Spending Worldwide
News  |  7/7/2016
Gartner's updated IT spending forecast for 2016 is slightly improved, but the research firm warned that it doesn't account for the recent UK vote to leave the European Union. The Brexit vote will dampen IT spending worldwide.
Industrial IoT: The Next 30 Years Of IT
Industrial IoT: The Next 30 Years Of IT
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/7/2016
InformationWeek Executive Editor Curtis Franklin spoke with Senior Editor Sara Peters about how IoT is changing everything we know in IT, especially in the industrial enterprise. From, predictive analytics, to security, to ROI, here's why the next 30 years of IT starts with IoT.
12 Ways To Cultivate A Data-Savvy Workforce
Slideshows  |  7/7/2016
Organizations aspiring to become data-driven need to take a close look at their HR practices. If your company's hiring and retention standards aren't keeping up with the times, you may be losing valuable job candidates and employees. To minimize the pitfalls of building a data-savvy workforce, consider these tips.
Aligned Offers Right-Sized Compute, Networking As A Service
News  |  7/6/2016
Aligned Data Centers has a data center in Plano, Texas, that provisions a custom network to match an application.
IT Skills Gap Hurts Enterprise Security: Survey
Commentary  |  7/6/2016
A survey of IT executives, managers, and practitioners finds the biggest challenges in infosec are around skills, not technology.
8 Reasons You Need A Security Penetration Test
Slideshows  |  7/6/2016
One of the biggest challenges in IT security is determining whether the tools and configurations you have in place are giving your organization the level of security you require. Here's how penetration testing can help.
Brexit Threatens London's Data Center Market
News  |  7/4/2016
The future of the UK, and specifically of London, as the leading market for data centers in Europe could be affected by Brexit, according to an analysis by 451 Research. However, the split could also provide opportunities for the US.
'No-Cloud' Policies Will Nearly Disappear By 2020, Gartner Says
News  |  7/4/2016
Within three years, more than 30% of the world's 100 largest vendors are expected to shift software investments from a cloud-first strategy to a cloud only strategy, according to Gartner.
IBM Opens Blockchain-Oriented, Bluemix Garage In NYC
News  |  7/1/2016
This week, IBM added a seventh "garage" for developers. Big Blue is opening a BlueMix Garage in New York City that will focus on financial services, including the use of blockchain technology.
Cloud Computing Profit Requires Trust Of Technology
News  |  7/1/2016
A Google-backed survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit finds that profiting from cloud computing requires trust in the technology.


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