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Apps To Unite Smartphones, IoT
News  |  4/30/2015
The Internet of Things is an expansion of mobile device uses, not a separate, new development, Soasta's Tana Jackson says at Cloud Connect.
Google's Urs Hoelzle: Cloud Will Soon Be More Secure
News  |  4/30/2015
Google's chief data center architect, Urs Hoelzle, says cloud security will improve faster than enterprise security in the next few years.
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory Reaches For The Cloud
News  |  4/28/2015
NASA's JPL, No. 3 in the InformationWeek Elite 100, has turned to cloud computing to make real-time analytics available to missions.
Boeing, eBay Data Centers Look More Like Cloud
News  |  4/28/2015
eBay and Boeing, two major builders of new enterprise data centers, explain what they looked for in new architecture at the InformationWeek 100 event.
Salesforce Adds HR To Its Online Suite
News  |  4/24/2015
Salesforce for HR internalizes customer relationship management so employers can improve relations with their employees.
Amazon AWS Revenue Reveals Cloud Powerhouse
News  |  4/23/2015
In its first quarter 2015 results, Amazon reported that its AWS cloud unit is growing fast and is either already profitable or soon could be.
Will Amazon Cloud Revenue Show A Giant Is Born?
News  |  4/23/2015
Amazon.com is slated to air financial details on its AWS unit for the first time, perhaps showing the cloud service is growing even faster than expected.
Box Looks Beyond Storage
News  |  4/23/2015
At its second annual developer conference, Box rearranged its platform to entice enterprise developers.
ServiceNow Offers Service Platform, Opens Store
News  |  4/22/2015
ServiceNow, the IT help desk automation company, is making its platform available to customers and third parties in order to launch their own SaaS apps.
Time Inc. CTO Navigates Move To Amazon
News  |  4/22/2015
CTO Colin Bodell wants to move Time out of its five data centers and onto the Amazon cloud. The technical and cultural shift is well underway.
Microsoft Office On Android: How To Install
Slideshows  |  4/22/2015
Microsoft is looking to expand its Office suite beyond its traditional base. Here's a look at how to install and use Office on Android smartphones and tablet.
Microsoft Offers Azure Service Fabric For Distributed Apps
News  |  4/21/2015
Microsoft will show off Azure Service Fabric at its Build Conference next week. It will help developers build microservice-based applications.
VMware Rides Container Wave With Open Source Projects
News  |  4/20/2015
VMware's launching two projects: Lightwave focuses on container security, and Photon creates a lightweight Linux version for containers.
Google Adds To BigQuery Big Data Capabilities
News  |  4/20/2015
Google expands the capabilities of its BigQuery system to allow real-time data stream processing and event analysis.
L.A. District Seeks Refund From Apple Amid Investigations
News  |  4/17/2015
The Los Angeles Unified School District's ambitious plan to provide an iPad for every student has been derailed by questions about the contract bidding process and dissatisfaction with the software.
Android For Work Reports For Office Duty
Commentary  |  4/17/2015
Through Android For Work, Google has made its mobile device management tool for Android smartphones available to businesses, offering IT teams the control they want and the security they need.
Engine Yard Pivots Toward Container Management
News  |  4/16/2015
New Engine Yard CEO Beau Vrolyk is moving the company toward managing Linux containers for developers, with the acquisition of OpDemand.
4 Backup Landmines Waiting For The Unwary
Commentary  |  4/16/2015
Veeam CEO Ratmir Timashev warns about the pitfalls hidden in the process of conducting regular data backups.
HP's Still In Public Cloud, But Where?
Commentary  |  4/15/2015
HP's Bill Hilf has rebutted the interpretation of his New York Times statements about the company's public cloud plans, but where does that leave Helion versus Amazon?
Cloud Certifications To Boost Your IT Skills
Slideshows  |  4/15/2015
Cloud computing has been one of the fastest-growing IT trends for the last several years. If you're an IT pro looking to move up the ladder or make more money, check out our list of certifications than can set you on your path.
Docker Raises $95 Million In 4th VC Round
News  |  4/14/2015
Goldman Sachs was urged by its IT department to become a Docker investor.
Google Chromebit: 3 Business Uses
Commentary  |  4/13/2015
At a $99 price point, the ASUS Chromebit micro PC will provide enterprise IT staff with a field day coming up with creative business uses.
Amazon Launches Machine Learning-As-A-Service
News  |  4/10/2015
AWS's Andy Jassy announced a Machine Learning service at an Amazon Summit in San Francisco April 9, based on the parent retailer's internal use.
Microsoft Office Online Adds More Dropbox Integration
News  |  4/10/2015
Microsoft is strengthening its relationship with cloud storage provider Dropbox by adding additional integration with its Office Online suite.
'Let's Encrypt' Will Try To Secure The Internet
News  |  4/9/2015
The Linux Foundation has lined up financial support for a group producing an easier way to encrypt Web site and mobile device traffic.
VMware Adds 8th vCloud Data Center, In Melbourne
News  |  4/8/2015
VMware already has one data center in Tokyo, and is considering adding more in Asia. The new facilities will offer Google services through the companies' new partnership.
Piston Shift Shows OpenStack's Evolving Role
Commentary  |  4/8/2015
Piston has refocused on an operating system that will orchestrate containers, big data clusters as well as OpenStack virtual servers.
Walmart, BoA Are Top IT Spenders
News  |  4/8/2015
Walmart tops the list of the 10 biggest IT spenders, which otherwise is dominated by banks and financial services companies.
When Robots Attack
Slideshows  |  4/7/2015
When robots fight, they don't last long. That's okay, because they're educating and entertaining us as they tear each other apart.
CoreOS Launches Container Management On Google's Kubernetes Project
News  |  4/6/2015
CoreOS is founder of the Rocket container project, but the system promises to manage Docker and Rocket formats.
Smart Barbie Puts Child's Play In The Cloud
Commentary  |  4/5/2015
You won't see children's dolls talked about much on InformationWeek. But we couldn't let Smart Barbie pass us by without a word.
Salesforce Acquires Mobile Authentication Specialist Toopher
News  |  4/2/2015
Salesforce is looking to add to its identity and access management offering by acquiring start-up Toopher. Financial details were not disclosed.
Acer Chromebase: All-In-One Boasts Touchscreen
Commentary  |  4/2/2015
The Acer Chromebase, which runs Google's Chrome operating system, is the first of its kind to offer a touchscreen.
Amazon Bulks Up Cloud Instances For Big Data
News  |  4/1/2015
Amazon Web Services' larger virtual servers show the company is pursuing an enterprise-scale data warehouse and big data tasks.


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