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Microsoft, HP Enterprise Revive Partnership With Cloud
News  |  11/30/2015
HP and Microsoft were close associates in the early Windows era and the Azure cloud may bring them together again.
Can You Trust Your Cloud Vendor's Employees?
Commentary  |  11/27/2015
Insider threats run rampant, and cloud customers often find it difficult to pull back the veil and see what their supplier is doing with their data.
Amazon Forces Password Reset For Some Users
Commentary  |  11/26/2015
Amazon told an unknown number of customers that their passwords could have been potentially exposed to a third party, but claimed it has corrected the issue.
Equinix Adds Dallas, London To AWS Direct Connect Service
News  |  11/25/2015
Direct Connect gives private line access to the AWS cloud, something enterprises are seeking as they send more workloads offsite.
Amazon Bolsters 'Green Power' Investment With Ohio Wind Farm
News  |  11/24/2015
Amazon has launched its fourth renewable energy initiative, a wind farm in Ohio, to increase its data centers' use of green power.
IBM SoftLayer Performance Less Impressive Than Claimed
News  |  11/23/2015
VoltDB's latest cloud performance benchmark claims IBM SoftLayer is 3X faster than Amazon, but that's only true if you compare apples to oranges.
Amazon Adds Multi-Factor Authentication: Why Now?
Commentary  |  11/20/2015
Amazon has quietly added support for multi-factor authentication for customers using its ecommerce site in the US. Why would the company do this now?
Google Turns To Diane Greene To Lead Cloud Effort
News  |  11/20/2015
Google has picked a member of its board of directors, Diane Greene, to lead a "combined cloud" team in competing for enterprise business.
Containers March Into Mainstream With Security, Management Updates
Commentary  |  11/20/2015
Containers are making unrelenting advances into production systems, thanks to better security and management platforms from the likes of Docker, HP, Red Hat, and VMware.
Microsoft Dynamics AX Upgrade Integrates Power BI, Machine Learning
News  |  11/19/2015
The next generation of Microsoft's Dynamics AX, redesigned for cloud and upgraded with Power BI, Azure Machine Learning, and Cortana, is available for public preview.
Forrester: In The Cloud, The Big Get Bigger
News  |  11/18/2015
Forrester says cloud challengers will have a hard time competing with incumbents in 2016. AWS, IBM, and Microsoft are "innovating like startups."
Asus, Google Chromebit Officially Launches For $85
News  |  11/17/2015
The Chromebit, created by Asus and Google, is the latest in a series of PC-on-a-stick devices that boast low prices and compact form-factors. This version will retail for $85.
VMware Open Sources Photon Controller For Container Users
News  |  11/17/2015
VMware's Photon Controller became open source code Nov. 16 in a bid to attract container users who wish to deploy containers with a microvisor.
Data Science Skills To Boost Your Salary
Slideshows  |  11/17/2015
Are you a data scientist wondering how your compensation stacks up to your peers? Or are you considering a career shift to data science? Here's a look at how much you can expect to earn.
HP Enterprise Embraces Docker, Containers
News  |  11/16/2015
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has aligned its offerings from application development to deployment to monitoring and management with Docker container technology.
Rackspace Carina Promises Simplified Containerized Workloads
News  |  11/16/2015
Rackspace opens Carina service, which promises to make it simpler and faster to move containerized workloads to Rackspace and manage them once they are there.
6 Ways Big Data Is Driving Personalized Medicine Revolution
Slideshows  |  11/12/2015
Researchers are poised to make huge advances in medicine, particularly in how we treat cancer and arthritis. See how big data and IT are contributing.
Microsoft, Box Partner On Windows 10 File Sharing App
News  |  11/12/2015
File sharing just got easier for Windows 10 users, thanks to Microsoft's partnership with Box. The new app is currently available for PCs and tablets.
IBM Datapalooza Takes Aim At Data Scientist Shortage
News  |  11/12/2015
IBM's quest to create 1 million new data scientists goes forward with a three-day training event and a test bed for taking its show on the road in 2016.
Microsoft Promises Secure Data Center Services In Germany
News  |  11/11/2015
Through a partnership with a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, Microsoft will bring secure data centers online in two German cities, while circumventing US laws on data collection.
Kubernetes Yields 'Operations Dividend,' Still Working On Scalability
News  |  11/11/2015
On the second day of KubeCon, developers describe the gains and challenges that are still ahead for the open source container orchestration system, Kubernetes.
Cloud Vs. On-Premises: 6 Benefits Of Keeping Data Private
Slideshows  |  11/11/2015
We can think of at least six reasons why you would want to store your data in a privately controlled data center rather than use a public cloud service. Let's gain an understanding of the on-premises vs. cloud debate, and see why some tech leaders advocate a hybrid model where both coexist.
Kubernetes Augments Container Management Features
News  |  11/10/2015
Google-backed Kubernetes 1.1, released Monday, provides automated "horizontal scaling" of Linux containers, where new pods are created as needed.
Verizon: Cloud Computing No Longer A Differentiator
News  |  11/9/2015
A Verizon report finds businesses are moving deeper into the cloud, but the survey also indicates the competitive advantages of cloud technologies are diminishing.
Red Hat Preps Containerized Cloud Workloads In OpenShift
News  |  11/9/2015
OpenShift PaaS takes an increasingly sophisticated approach to managing containers and virtual machines on-premises and in the cloud.
CloudFlare Supplies Security At Network's Edge
News  |  11/9/2015
CloudFlare is a startup that has invested in security-as-a-service, and distributes it with a low latency to the edge of the network. Microsoft, Google, and others have taken notice.
Microsoft Analytics, Intel IoT, Spokeo Vs. Robins: Big Data Roundup
News  |  11/8/2015
Microsoft updated its CRM and SQL offerings, and Intel showcased its IoT efforts. Meanwhile, the US Supreme Court is weighing questions about the liability companies have in ensuring the accuracy of consumer data. Learn about this and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week of Nov. 6.
OneDrive Unlimited Storage Killed, Windows 7 Pro's Demise: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  11/7/2015
Updates from Redmond this week included a Linux-focused partnership with Red Hat, Windows 10 Insider preview build 10586, and the end-of-sales date for Windows 7 Pro.
Dropbox Enterprise Targets Large Businesses
News  |  11/6/2015
The online storage and sharing service is expanding its pursuit of corporate customers.
Microsoft, Red Hat Alliance Shows Growing Cloud Influence
Commentary  |  11/6/2015
Red Hat and Microsoft, archenemies of yesteryear, bury the hatchet and vow to work together to make hybrid cloud computing easier.
HP Milestones: A Look Back, As Tech Giant Splits In Two
Slideshows  |  11/5/2015
HP has officially split into two companies. The breakup marks perhaps the biggest milestone in the company's storied history. Here's a look back at the corporate hits and misses that brought the company to where it is today.
Intel Primes The Internet Of Things Pump
News  |  11/4/2015
Intel has enhanced its Internet of Things platform, including new forms of silicon for "smart" things, partnering with other companies to put it to use.
Microsoft Kills Unlimited OneDrive Storage, Blames User Abuse
News  |  11/3/2015
Microsoft claims abusers are forcing its hand and the company will dramatically reduce its free online storage offerings beginning next year.
Cisco: Public Cloud To Grow 44% Annually Through 2019
News  |  11/3/2015
Cisco's annual Global Cloud Index measures cloud traffic and utilization now and projected for five years. Spoiler alert: They're growing.
Oracle Cloud: 5 Big Challenges
Commentary  |  11/3/2015
Oracle now wants its customers to migrate to the cloud, but it may be too little, too late. Here's why.


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