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'Cloud Native': What It Means, Why It Matters
News  |  7/30/2015
"Cloud native" is starting to mean a set of specific things about how business will run on software, Cloud Foundry CEO Sam Ramji explains.
HP Buys ActiveState's PaaS, Stackato
News  |  7/29/2015
HP's Helion Development Platform is based on Stackato, one of the few commercially supported versions of Cloud Foundry.
Intel, Micron Introduce Speedy Memory Technology
News  |  7/29/2015
3D XPoint, coming next year, combines the advantages of DRAM and NAND flash. It's the first new category of memory introduced since NAND flash debuted in 1989.
Amazon Makes Aurora Database Generally Available
News  |  7/28/2015
Amazon's Aurora moves from preview to GA. The MySQL-based system is designed as an on-demand system for scalability and performance.
Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Google Capture Cloud Market
News  |  7/28/2015
Synergy Research says Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and IBM hold 54% of the cloud market and are growing at a faster rate than the market as a whole.
Amazon's Profitable Q2: Is It Bigger Than Wal-Mart?
News  |  7/27/2015
Amazon's second-quarter earnings showed a small but unexpected profit. Some say the company is now worth more than the world's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer.
IBM Buys Database-as-a-Service Startup Compose
Commentary  |  7/23/2015
IBM's Derek Schoettle said Big Blue bought Database-as-a-Service provider Compose to reach the next generation of developers trying to build cloud-native applications.
Google's Cloud Storage Nearline Goes Public
Commentary  |  7/23/2015
Google's Cloud Storage Nearline technology is out of beta. The company is offering customers 100PB of storage to start.
Google Glass Enterprise, Pixate Deal Offers Mobile Clues
Commentary  |  7/23/2015
With new details about Google Glass, and with the acquisition of Pixate, Google is offering some insight into mobile roadmap.
Why Cloud Security Beats Your Data Center
Slideshows  |  7/21/2015
Cloud computing has developed a bad reputation for security, but it will soon provide tighter security than traditional on-premises IT. Here's why.
Google Surges With YouTube, Mobile Ads, Cost Control
News  |  7/17/2015
For Google, mobile ads are paying off better than expected, and expenses declined a bit.
9 Spectacular Cloud Computing Fails
Slideshows  |  7/15/2015
For some of you, the cloud failures listed here may simply highlight areas where cloud service providers need to grow or adapt in order to better service their customers. For others, the examples may be more personal, as your data or applications may have been affected.
14 Security Fails That Cost Executives Their Jobs
Slideshows  |  7/14/2015
Katherine Archuleta, the director of the Office of Personnel Management, is the latest casualty of a data breach, but she's certainly not the only one. There's no job security when your job is security.
Uptime Institute's Data Center Certifications Revised
News  |  7/9/2015
If your enterprise is a customer of a commercial data center, you'll want to recheck your vendor's certification.
Cisco MaintenanceNet Deal: Latest In Buying Spree
News  |  7/8/2015
MaintenanceNet is best known for its cloud-based contract management platform ServiceExchange. Cisco's sixth acquisition this year, the deals show the company's move into the recurring revenue model.
Why ISO Certifications Make Sense For IT
Commentary  |  7/8/2015
Certifications from the International Organization for Standards (ISO) are important when considering which vendors to choose for your IT needs. But when was the last time you thought about applying ISO standards to your own internal IT operations?
7 Ways To Kill Data Center Efficiency
Slideshows  |  7/8/2015
Research finds that over 30% of data center servers are chronically idle or comatose. These seven factors are making your data center inefficient.
BBC Offers Free Tiny Computers To UK Students
News  |  7/7/2015
A group of 29 organizations aims to help UK students become more technically adept.
Amazon Cloud Drive Adds iOS App
News  |  7/6/2015
iPhone users who prefer Amazon Cloud Drive now have a native app through which they can access Amazon's online storage service. Android versions were previously released through Google Play and Amazon's Fire Phone.
IT Cloud Spending Drives Infrastructure Investments: IDC
News  |  7/6/2015
Spending for cloud IT represented nearly a third of IT infrastructure spending in first quarter 2015, according to a report from IDC.
Chicago Cloud Computing Tax Is Not Amusing
Commentary  |  7/3/2015
In a new ruling, Chicago is planning to tax cloud-computing services such as Netflix and Apple's new music service. CIOs should pay attention.
How Public Cloud Providers Rain On Users
News  |  7/1/2015
A Forrester study finds corporate customers are largely dissatisfied with their primary public cloud providers.


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