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Apple's Tim Cook Dishes On Microsoft, Enterprise Sales
News  |  9/30/2015
In a chat with Box co-founder and CEO Aaron Levie, Tim Cook discussed Apple's enterprise push and business partnerships.
Microsoft Azure: More Mature Cloud Platform
News  |  9/30/2015
With Azure, Microsoft stakes claim against Amazon and Google, touting its ability to serve as a more muscular cloud partner for the enterprise data center.
GE: IoT Makes Power Plants $50M More Valuable
News  |  9/29/2015
GE preps general availability of its Predix analytics platform, says managing utility output with Internet of Things data will increase an electric plant's value by $50 million over its lifespan.
DeepSQL: Containerized Database With New Performance Levels
News  |  9/29/2015
Deep Information Sciences has put its high-performance version of MySQL in a Docker container for flexibility and mobility.
Microsoft's Azure IoT Suite Is Now Available
News  |  9/29/2015
Azure users now have the option of joining the Internet of Things and collecting and analyzing their machine data with Microsoft's IoT Suite.
Microsoft Azure Data Lake Offers Enhanced Analytics Tools
News  |  9/28/2015
An expansion of Microsoft's Azure Data Lake will include a new analytics service, and it will be ready for public preview by the end of the year.
iOS 9 Lacks App-Slicing Technology For Now
Commentary  |  9/26/2015
Apple promised that iOS 9 would offer App Thinning to trim down memory use in iPhones and other devices. However, some key app-slicing pieces are missing.
Red Hat To Be First $2 Billion Open Source Company
News  |  9/24/2015
Red Hat reports 13% growth in the second quarter, improved cloud and emerging technology sales, and an expanded revenue estimate for third quarter.
CloudFlare Pulls In $110 Million, Plots Next Move
News  |  9/24/2015
CloudFlare is a San Francisco startup that is making a name for itself in serving content to mobile devices and warding off Internet attacks. Now it has $110 million in funding from Microsoft, Google, and others.
10 IT Infrastructure Skills You Should Master
Slideshows  |  9/24/2015
Infrastructure is no longer static, immovable, or inflexible -- and neither should be an IT pro's skill set. Take a look at 10 of the hottest infrastructure skills that IT pros should be considering today.
Amazon Cloud, Analytics Help Researchers Fight Famine
News  |  9/23/2015
Researchers in the US and China explore rice genomes with AWS analytics tools to develop drought and disease resistant crops.
Amazon Disruption Produces Cloud Outage Spiral
News  |  9/22/2015
Amazon DynamoDB failure early Sunday set off cascading slowdowns and service disruptions that illustrate the highly connected nature of cloud computing.
France Rejects Google's 'Right To Be Forgotten' Appeal
News  |  9/21/2015
Google is told it must respect Europe's "right to be forgotten" across all its domains.
Amazon Adds Storage For Infrequently Accessed Data
News  |  9/21/2015
Standard-IA holds data that's not accessed often, but when it's needed, it's needed fast, not like the chilled-out pace of Glacier data retrieval.
10 Cloud Storage Options For Your Personal Files
Slideshows  |  9/21/2015
There are many cloud service providers, and choosing the right one for your personal and business needs can be tricky. Here's a look at what the top vendors have to offer.
Nextbit Robin Smartphone Sports Cloud-Based Storage
News  |  9/18/2015
Nextbit's Robin smartphone uses the cloud to provide extra storage for users. It also offers a Qualcomm processor and the Android operating system.
Salesforce Drives Analytics Deeper Into Sales Process
News  |  9/18/2015
Salesforce's announcements at Dreamforce this year illustrate how it's seizing hold of analytics and putting it to work for its systems.
Salesforce IoT Cloud Success Rests On Informatica Partnership
News  |  9/17/2015
Salesforce has set up its Internet of Things cloud, but it's counting on Informatica to help customers move data into it.
SalesforceIQ Gathers Intelligence For Customers Big And Small
News  |  9/17/2015
SalesforceIQ, which works with enterprises and small business, will gather information from email and other applications for sales guidance.
InformationWeek Presents 'Get To The Point'
InformationWeek Presents 'Get To The Point'
InformationWeek Videos  |  9/17/2015
At this year's InformationWeek Conference, host Brian Gillooly (Center) moderated the popular "Get To The Point" segment, which pits two technology whizzes against one another. This year's topic was Youth Verses Experience. Joe Masters Emison, CTO of BuildFax (Left), matched wits with Toby Redshaw, (Right) former CIO of American Express, now CEO of Kevington Advisors. Topics ranged from shadow IT to how to deal with insider threats.
Hadoop Adoption Poised For Growth: Survey
News  |  9/17/2015
More than three quarters of respondents to a recent AtScale survey said they plan to do more with Hadoop in the next three months. Learn how they intend to derive business value from these efforts.
Salesforce Brings Internet Of Things Data Into CRM
News  |  9/16/2015
IoT Cloud will enable customers to use sensor-gathered data in their customer relationship management software and take action on what they find.
Planet Labs Revolutionizes Earth Views With Inexpensive Satellites
News  |  9/16/2015
Shoebox-sized Dove satellites capture ongoing high-resolution images of earth from small, low-cost satellites.
Microsoft General Counsel Named Company-Wide President
News  |  9/15/2015
Brad Smith, Microsoft's first company-wide president since 2002, will also continue to oversee its security policies as chief legal officer.
UFC Grapples With Big Data
News  |  9/14/2015
Fighting events take heavyweight data storage. Here's how the Ultimate Fighting Championship makes the most of big data.
iPad Pro: 6 Pros, 4 Cons For Business Users
Slideshows  |  9/14/2015
The iPad Pro represents a sea change for Apple's tablet, which is now more than ever angling to replace your laptop.
Salesforce Customers Investing In Multiple Clouds, Report Finds
News  |  9/11/2015
Bluewolf consulting has released its fourth customer feedback report on Salesforce. It finds that the use of multiple clouds is increasing.
Salesforce Beefs Up Heroku For Custom Enterprise Apps
News  |  9/10/2015
Salesforce App Cloud ties together Salesforce's CRM apps, Force.com platform, and Heroku platform to run various parts of an application.
Apple, Microsoft Battle DoJ Over iMessage, Cloud Privacy
News  |  9/8/2015
How far can the US Department of Justice go in demanding customer data, especially when it's encrypted or stored overseas?
Google Health Searches Now Include 900 Medical Conditions
Commentary  |  9/5/2015
Google has expanded its health search feature to include about 900 different medical conditions.
Acer Convertible Chromebook, Smartphones Debut At IFA
News  |  9/2/2015
In addition to its new convertible Chromebook and numerous smartphones, Acer updated its Aspire notebooks and released a tablet targeted at gamers at the 2015 IFA show in Berlin.
VMware's Stealth Strategy: Gain Public Cloud Revenues
News  |  9/2/2015
VMware thinks it's gained more ground in the public cloud market than analysts realize; it won't be pushed out by Amazon.
Google Logo Gets Mobile Makeover
News  |  9/2/2015
Google has swapped out its old logo in favor of a simpler design optimized for a broader range of devices.
VMware Goes All-In On Containers
News  |  9/1/2015
New VMware products elevate containers from an afterthought to a primary vehicle for application delivery.


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