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Microsoft Enhances OneDrive Mobile Apps
News  |  8/29/2014
As the cloud storage wars rage on, Microsoft looks to make OneDrive and OneDrive for Business more cohesive, starting on Android.
Red Hat Counters VMware With OpenStack Software Appliance
News  |  8/29/2014
Red Hat offers test drive appliance to gain OpenStack users, enhances its production version, moves to manage Amazon, Microsoft workloads.
VMware: VMs And Containers Better Together
Commentary  |  8/28/2014
VMware takes pains to say that Linux containers will complement, not replace, virtual machines.
Dropbox Expands The Box
News  |  8/27/2014
Dogged by competition, Dropbox now gives subscribers 1 TB for $10 a month, but backing up data to an external hard drive is still cheaper.
Who Wins In Cloud Price Wars?
News  |  8/27/2014
Short answer: not IT. Enterprises don't want bare-bones IaaS for the same reasons they don't buy $299 PCs at Wal-Mart. Providers must focus on support, not undercutting rivals.
VMware COO Clarifies Focus
News  |  8/27/2014
In an interview, COO Carl Eschenbach explains how VMware plans to outstrip the competition and why it's offering OpenStack.
GE Powers Internet Of Agriculture
News  |  8/26/2014
GE helps grain-equipment company TempuTech put sensors, big-data analysis, and cloud-based reporting to work with an Internet of Things service.
Why VMware Is Embracing OpenStack
News  |  8/26/2014
VMware is going to unusual lengths to work with open source cloud technology at the same time that it's trying to establish its own hybrid cloud service. What's going on?
Microsoft Windows As A Service Planned?
News  |  8/25/2014
Microsoft may be working on a cloud-based version of Windows to go alongside Office 365. What would be in it for customers?
VMware Debuts EVO: RAIL
News  |  8/25/2014
VMware's EVO: RAIL serves as a small, flexible building block to simplify and streamline creation and deployment of virtualized environments, private clouds.
VMware: Run OpenStack On Our Infrastructure
News  |  8/25/2014
VMware unveils a slate of virtualization, hybrid cloud, and management announcements as its VMworld user conference opens.
CenturyLink Offers Private Cloud By The Rack
News  |  8/22/2014
CenturyLink's cloud unit offers racks inside its data centers with the isolation characteristics of a private cloud.
Microsoft, Opera Partner On Phone Browser
News  |  8/21/2014
Opera Software's Opera Mini browser will replace Nokia's Xpress on Nokia feature phones, but Microsoft's long-term plan for old Nokia products is unclear.
PaaS Debate Heats Up At Interop
Commentary  |  8/21/2014
The need to develop cloud applications with a new architecture is changing the nature of platform-as-a-service.
Wanted: Cloud Brokers
News  |  8/21/2014
Do you know the ins and outs of cloud software stacks and security? Got the finesse to break through cultural resistance? Then you may have found your next career.
Pivotal Adds Mobile To Cloud Foundry Platform
News  |  8/20/2014
Pivotal adds mobile services to Cloud Foundry platform to attract mobile developers.
Microsoft Releases OneNote For Android Tablets
News  |  8/20/2014
Microsoft again updates OneNote, moves towards goal of popularizing the app across all platforms.
Cybersecurity Demands New Framework
Commentary  |  8/19/2014
Cybersecurity development has been a piecemeal process. It's time for a stronger, more cohesive approach.
Apptio Adds Amazon Cloud Cost Analysis
News  |  8/18/2014
Apptio TBM Unified Model analyzes the costs of using Amazon Web Services and compares it to similar workloads running on-premises.
Hidden Cloud Costs: AWS, Azure Management Costs Compared
Commentary  |  8/14/2014
With the help of in-depth Gartner analysis, InformationWeek takes a closer look at the cost of managing Amazon vs. Azure.
Cisco To Cut 6,000 Jobs
News  |  8/14/2014
Cisco's Q4 earnings beat analyst estimates, but company plans to lay off 8% of its workforce.
Nebula, Cosmos, And Private Cloud's Future
Commentary  |  8/14/2014
Chris Kemp, Nebula founder and former NASA CTO, talks OpenStack, private cloud, and why he's not worried about VMware's inroads into Nebula's territory.
Platform9 Sees Containers & Virtual Machines Happy Together
News  |  8/14/2014
Startup Platform9 launches management system that has Linux containers and virtual machines running side by side.
Hybrid Cloud Security: New Tactics Required
News  |  8/13/2014
Interested in shuttling workloads between public and private cloud? Better make sure it's worth doing, because hybrid means rethinking how you manage compliance, identity, connectivity, and more.
The Quantified Self On Steroids
Commentary  |  8/13/2014
An IT director changes his life by monitoring data from wearables and sensors, walking the line between self-discovery and tech obsession.
Facebook Buys Security Startup PrivateCore
News  |  8/8/2014
Facebook plans to deploy PrivateCore technology into its server stack to bolster encryption and malware prevention, the social network said.
Flash Fails 5 Ways, Says Alibaba
News  |  8/6/2014
R&D manager at Alibaba's cloud service discusses how to streamline hardware and software to make more efficient use of flash.


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