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EU Tells US: End Mass Spying
News  |  11/29/2013
Responding to surveillance revelations, EU officials seek changes in commercial and law enforcement data sharing arrangements with the US.
Tablet Shopping Guide: 8 Tips
News  |  11/29/2013
The tablet market is more crowded than ever. Use our eight tips to avoid buyers' remorse this holiday season.
HP, Cisco, Microsoft Ranked Top Private Cloud Vendors
News  |  11/26/2013
See who else made Forrester's list of top private cloud software suppliers.
Amazon Web Services Handles More Business Critical Apps
News  |  11/26/2013
Survey at Amazon's Re:Invent event shows that many AWS users are moving from test and development to business critical apps.
Big Data Reshapes Weather Channel Predictions
News  |  11/25/2013
The Weather Company builds a new forecasting platform using Basho's Riak NoSQL database and Amazon Web Services.
Xbox One Key To 'One Microsoft'
Commentary  |  11/23/2013
Microsoft's Xbox One isn't just about taking over the living room. It's a proving ground for CEO Steve Ballmer's "One Microsoft" vision.
Photobucket Pictures Its Future On OpenStack
News  |  11/22/2013
Cisco's version of an OpenStack private cloud helps Photobucket ease implementation and management of networking issues.
Windows Azure Outage Avoids Xbox One Catastrophe
News  |  11/22/2013
Microsoft's cloud services, including Xbox Live, were disrupted Thursday due to a DNS error.
HP's Baez: We're No Longer 'Built For Slow'
Commentary  |  11/22/2013
HP CIO discusses changing the company culture, spending more time with customers, and moving to cloud platforms to execute faster.
Nirvanix Shutdown: A Post-Mortem
News  |  11/21/2013
The cloud storage provider Nirvanix's demise, a little over a month ago, was a non-event despite initial panic. Why? No data loss.
3 Surprising Trends Among 'Pacesetter' Cloud Adopters
News  |  11/21/2013
IBM's latest global research on cloud computing kicks out a few unexpected correlations.
Get Ready For Internet Of Clouds
Commentary  |  11/21/2013
The IEEE wants to establish sufficient standards for cloud users to be able to move between services.
Microsoft Surface 2: Hands-On Review
Commentary  |  11/21/2013
Microsoft's Surface 2 is a big improvement, but it's not for everyone.
Windows Azure Load Balancing: What To Know
Commentary  |  11/21/2013
Windows Azure promises cloud flexibility once IT overcomes Azure's built-in load balancing constraints.
Infor CEO Charles Phillips Talks Enterprise Apps
News  |  11/21/2013
Oracle veteran Charles Phillips says business users expect enterprise app agility, mobility, and consumer-grade interfaces. But is IT on board?
CenturyLink Buys Tier 3 To Accelerate Cloud Roadmap
News  |  11/20/2013
Tier 3 founder Jared Wray, named CenturyLink Cloud CTO, will help modernize CenturyLink's cloud services with more automation and self-service features.
Microsoft's Next CEO: Ford's Mulally As 'Caretaker'?
News  |  11/20/2013
Microsoft directors want Alan Mulally to shepherd the company through its restructuring while an insider is groomed for the CEO role, reports say.
Kaiser Shifts To Preventive Care In Mobile Apps
News  |  11/20/2013
Kaiser executives highlight potential for interactive, preventive care through a new generation of mobile apps -- but how to get patients to opt in?
Genomics Startup Counts On Amazon Cloud
News  |  11/20/2013
Courtagen taps AWS to handle the terabytes of data produced in analyzing individuals' genes to pinpoint disease-causing abnormalities and best treatments.
Nasuni: Versioning File System For Cloud
News  |  11/19/2013
Nasuni's UniFS uses stream of snapshots to create a versioned file system in the enterprise and in the cloud.
Salesforce.com, HP Partner For Private Cloud 'Superpods'
News  |  11/19/2013
HP puts compute, storage, and networking in one box so Salesforce.com customers can run private instances of its sales, service, and marketing clouds.
Amazon's CIA Win Hurt More Than IBM's Pride
Commentary  |  11/19/2013
By winning a $600 million CIA contract, Amazon Web Services has positioned itself as equal to IBM in building secure systems and superior in large-scale, elastic systems.
Windows 8.1: 8 Essential Tips, Tricks
News  |  11/19/2013
Microsoft Windows 8.1 is highly customizable -- but only if you know your way around its menus. Our tips help you get more from the new OS.
Will Microsoft's Next CEO Ditch Ballmer's Plan?
Commentary  |  11/18/2013
As Microsoft board closes in on a new CEO, the company's long-term strategy remains hazy.
Big Data Meets Trough Of Disillusionment: Gartner
News  |  11/18/2013
Gartner says cloud, in-memory databases are headed into Hype Cycle "trough of disillusionment." Productivity expected within two to five years.
Welcome To The New InformationWeek
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
We're leaving behind the old, one-way publishing model of business technology journalism and pioneering an approach that emphasizes community and true multiway discourse.
Google Improves Gmail For iPad
News  |  11/15/2013
Google's Gmail app for iPad and iPhone gets new features and iOS 7's design language.
Amazon Adds PostgreSQL, Big C3 Servers
News  |  11/15/2013
Amazon CTO Werner Vogels announces PostgreSQL database service, new instance types, and the use of solid state disks to speed I/Os.
10 Agile Skills CIOs Need To Manage Change
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
Cloud services, mobility, and digital disruption have upended the traditional methods of handling change within a company.
Mobile Transforms IT's Role: What's Next?
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
Mobile devices have reshaped the employee-IT relationship and how we work with tools like Google Docs. Brace yourself for big changes over the next five years.
How To Break Down The New Cloud Silos
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
Business units are creating silos by bypassing IT and using public cloud services. Here's how CIOs can create order.
Why Cloud APIs Don't Matter
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
Rich Wolski, known for his work at Eucalyptus Systems, argues that architectural features that define how each cloud works are more important than a cloud's APIs.
Asigra, Cisco Integrate On-Premises, Online Storage
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
Cloud backup, archiving, and storage used to mean running a separate web-based management system. Now gateway appliances turn the cloud into just another resource, and IT must get on board.
Microsoft Pins Azure Slowdown On Cloud Software Fault
News  |  11/15/2013
Microsoft Azure GM Mike Neil explains the Oct. 29-30 slowdown and the reason behind the widespread failure.
IBM To Buy Fiberlink For Mobile Management
News  |  11/13/2013
IBM is set to expand its BYOD capabilities through a deal for Fiberlink, a cloud-based mobile-management and security services provider.
Pivotal Launches Cloud App Development Platform
News  |  11/13/2013
Pivotal One Platform, based on VMware's open source Cloud Foundry, comes with four application services on top.
NASA, Amazon Launch Earth Data Repository
News  |  11/12/2013
NASA has uploaded terabytes of earth-science satellite data to Amazon Web Services, with more to come to aid researchers and developers.
Amazon Again Beats IBM For CIA Cloud Contract
News  |  11/8/2013
IBM maneuvering over 10-year, $600 million CIA contract doomed its protest, in eyes of court.
Federal IT Spending To Grow Slightly In 2014
News  |  11/8/2013
Big data, cloud and mobile tech in heavy demand as agencies seek efficiencies.
Rackspace Adds SSDs To Cloud Servers
News  |  11/7/2013
Rackspace adds solid state disks, more RAM and faster processors to boost performance of its standard cloud server offering.
IBM Government Cloud Gets FedRAMP Approval
News  |  11/7/2013
Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program guarantees IBM's infrastructure as a service platform meets federal network security standards.
Amazon Cuts Some M3 Compute Instances 10%
News  |  11/5/2013
Amazon Web Services price cut affects M3 extra-large and double-extra-large virtual servers, which are core offerings popular with database users.
Google Helpouts Offers Lessons By Video
News  |  11/5/2013
Helpouts video teaching platform wants to be reliable source of advice, medical and otherwise.
Fermilab Gains Agility Managing IT In The Cloud
News  |  11/5/2013
Energy Department's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory migrates its IT services management system to ServiceNow and earns ISO 20000 certification for operational excellence.
Cloud Migrations: Don't Forget About The Data
Commentary  |  11/5/2013
Focus on your data migration separately from your application migration to get better results.
CSC Gains Cloud Management Capabilities With ServiceMesh
News  |  11/4/2013
In buying ServiceMesh, CSC gets a set of tools and deployment platform for bridging enterprise data centers and its IaaS.
VMware, Mirantis Put OpenStack On vSphere
News  |  11/4/2013
Mirantis' Boris Renski, who opposed VMware's seat at the OpenStack table, announces partnership to build OpenStack private clouds on vSphere virtualized servers.
Dell Goes Private: 8 Things To Expect
News  |  11/1/2013
Dell CEO Michael Dell took the company private to gain more independence from Wall Street investors. Now that the buyout's cleared, what moves can customers expect?
MicroStrategy Tries Free To Win Customers
Commentary  |  11/1/2013
Business intelligence vendor MicroStrategy introduces free, easy-to-use desktop and cloud products to get potential customers to take a second look at the company.


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