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VMware Advances Hybrid Cloud At VMworld
News  |  8/31/2015
VMware opens its VMworld event with additions to its vCloud Air public cloud, ties into the virtualized data center, and other enhancements.
9 NoSQL Pioneers Who Modernized Data Management
Slideshows  |  8/30/2015
The folks profiled here are tackling data management for the Internet Age, helping us all understand what can be done with a mass of unstructured information. See how their work has transformed the way we handle databases.
OpenStack Now Offers 3 Ways To Deploy Containers
News  |  8/28/2015
OpenStack's Magnum Project will give cloud users the ability to deploy Docker containers in virtual machines, on bare metal, or in other containers.
Velostrata Hybrid Offers Public Cloud Compute, On-Premises Data
News  |  8/28/2015
Velostrata emerges from stealth to showcase its hybrid cloud that keeps enterprise data behind the firewall while leveraging the public cloud's power for compute.
Google Unleashes Container Engine For Docker Workloads
News  |  8/27/2015
The Google Compute Cloud has gained a service for launching Docker containers and managing their lifecycles.
Modern Data Centers: How We'll Get There
Modern Data Centers: How We'll Get There
InformationWeek Videos  |  8/26/2015
Chris Murphy (left), former InformationWeek editor, discusses how enterprises can future-proof their data centers. The other participants are (from left), VMWare's Bill Fathers, Boeing's Mike Stothers, and eBay's Sri Shivananda -- all attending the InformationWeek Conference 2015.
Intel Invests $20M In Big Data Specialist BlueData
News  |  8/26/2015
Intel is leading a $20 million investment in BlueData as a way to speed deployments of big data systems among more users.
Salesforce Polishes Its CRM Interface With Lightning
News  |  8/25/2015
Salesforce is delivering a cleaner, more elegant look for its desktop CRM applications by using its mobile platform's Lightning components.
Intel Backs OpenStack Firm Mirantis With $100M Investment
News  |  8/25/2015
With $100 million in capital, Intel is leading a group of investors interested in backing Mirantis' efforts to expand the adoption of enterprise OpenStack clouds.
Does Your Company Need A Chief Data Officer?
News  |  8/24/2015
Companies that have CDOs tend to perform better than those without, according to a report from Forrester.
Amazon IT Services: No Longer An Oxymoron
Commentary  |  8/21/2015
AWS is showing increasing sophistication when it comes to displacing other IT software and service suppliers, TBR analyst says.
Drones Need Geo-Fencing, Says Sen. Schumer
News  |  8/21/2015
Senator Charles Schumer is proposing a new FAA amendment as government officials seek more ways to keep drones under control.
Google Loses Data: Who Says Lightning Never Strikes Twice?
News  |  8/20/2015
In a four-strike incident, power to Google Compute Cloud disks in Ghislain, Belgium, gets interupted and data writes are lost.
Intel Developer Forum: Spiders, Flying Sharks, And Drones
Slideshows  |  8/20/2015
The future may be unwritten, but we have pictures.
Google’s OnHub Router Promises Easier WiFi
News  |  8/19/2015
With OnHub, Google hopes to simplify home networking, to encourage interest in IoT devices.
Intel CEO Sees A Bright Future For IoT, Developers
News  |  8/19/2015
Tiny computers, real-time depth sensing, and breakthrough memory technology are among the innovations featured at this year's Intel Developer Forum. CEO Brian Krzanich detailed how connected devices will change the way we all do business.
Netflix Completes Its Cloud Journey
Commentary  |  8/18/2015
By the end of the summer, Netflix will close its last data center and move its entire streaming service to the cloud with help from AWS. It's a lesson for companies large and small.
Keyless Security Not So Secure
News  |  8/14/2015
A suppressed security paper shines a light on the shortcomings of the cryptography used to protect keyless vehicle access systems.
Google Adds Big Data Services To Cloud Platform
News  |  8/13/2015
Google brings its own Cloud Dataflow and Cloud Pub/Sub big data services to Compute Engine and App Engine.
10 Google Milestones: From Stanford Dorm To Alphabet
Slideshows  |  8/13/2015
In the last 25 years, Google has staked out its position as one of the world's preeminent technology companies by almost single-handedly creating Web searching as we know it. Here's a look at 10 key moments, from its inception at Stanford to this week's Alphabet restructuring.
7 Worst Cloud Compliance Nightmares
Slideshows  |  8/12/2015
Compliance is difficult in any situation, and cloud computing makes it even more complicated. Check out these worst-case compliance scenarios and how to avoid them.
Amazon S3 Slowed By Software 'Misconfiguration'
News  |  8/11/2015
Mistake in S3 traffic system configuration produced severe latencies and error rates for AWS S3 users early Monday morning.
10 NASA Images That Will Inspire You
Slideshows  |  8/11/2015
The next time you hear the term "visionary" applied to business leadership, think about what NASA has been doing for years. Images from NASA's satellites and spacecraft show technology at its most inspiring.
IBM Opens Third Bluemix 'Garage' In Toronto
News  |  8/10/2015
IBM is making its Bluemix development platform available in startup-like settings in San Francisco, London, and now Toronto.
IBM, Merge Healthcare Plans: Giving Watson The Gift Of Sight
News  |  8/7/2015
IBM is planning to acquire Merge Healthcare, a company that specializes in medical imaging software. The goal is to bring enhanced imaging capabilities to the Watson Health portfolio, essentially giving the supercomputer the ability to see.
GE Predix Cloud Won't Look Much Like Amazon
News  |  8/7/2015
With its focus on industrial-scale machine data, GE's Predix Cloud won't look much like the data centers of major cloud suppliers such as Amazon, Microsoft, and Google.
IBM's Mac-Friendly Cloud Service Targets Enterprise IT
News  |  8/6/2015
With a suite of services to help companies deploy and manage Apple computers, IBM is adapting to a shift in enterprise IT.
GE Predix Cloud: Industrial Support For Machine Data
News  |  8/6/2015
GE, the champion of industrial-age analytics, will become a cloud service provider early in 2016 for large-scale machine data. The company envisions a machine-data-based Internet that tracks and monitors civilization's engines and systems of all types.
IBM Wields Cloud Patents For Defense, Profit
Commentary  |  8/5/2015
IBM is moving into cloud patents, but that's not necessarily going to upset established providers. In a pinch, they could end up as partners.
ICANN Proposal: Internet With Less US Oversight
News  |  8/5/2015
An Internet governance committee is seeking comment on a proposal for managing aspects of the Domain Name System with reduced US government oversight.
Cloud Computing: 8 Hidden Costs
Slideshows  |  8/5/2015
If you're not careful, hidden charges can make your next cloud bill significantly more expensive than you budgeted for.
Acer Aspire One Cloudbook Sports Windows 10
News  |  8/4/2015
Acer is courting the budget-conscious market with the release of the Aspire One Cloudbook, which uses Windows 10 and features Acer's abApps ecosystem.
A Lousy Database Can Doom Your Apps
Commentary  |  8/4/2015
Accounting, transaction, and even navigation applications are based on the same basic type of structured database that has underpinned enterprise applications for the last three decades or more. So why aren't we paying more attention to these databases?
IBM Locks Up Cloud Processes With Patents
Commentary  |  8/4/2015
IBM has received 1,200 patents on cloud computing over the last 18 months. Here's a sample of what Big Blue is patenting and why it's a concern.
Adopting Cloud Is No Longer An Advantage, HBR Finds
News  |  8/3/2015
The analytics unit of Harvard Business Review concludes that since everybody is doing it, less advantage is found in moving to cloud.


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