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OpenStack's French Connection: eNovance
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Little-known firm in France emerges as one of the top customizers of OpenStack clouds.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/18/2014
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Red Hat Linux Containers: Not Just Recycled Ideas
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
Red Hat and its partner, Docker, bring DevOps characteristics to Linux containers, making them lighter-weight vehicles than virtual machines for cloud workloads.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/17/2014
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Google's 10 Big Bets On The Future
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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From Project Ara smartphones to solar-powered drones, these Google projects try to turn science fiction into reality. Look what's coming.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/17/2014
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What DJs Can Teach DevOps Cynics
Steve Shah, Senior Director, Product Management, NetScaler Product Group, Citrix
Commentary
Just as new tools transform a DJ's musical options, DevOps revolutionizes what IT can do for the business.
By Steve Shah Senior Director, Product Management, NetScaler Product Group, Citrix, 4/17/2014
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Microsoft Lync: 10 Ways To Do More
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Lync does much more than instant messaging. Check out these tips and tricks for getting the most from this communication and collaboration tool.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/17/2014
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Cloud Holdouts Face Tipping Point
Jasmine  McTigue, Principal, McTigue Analytics
Commentary
If your technology strategy doesn't emphasize a phased approach to cloud architectures during the next 18 months, it might be time to look for a new job.
By Jasmine McTigue Principal, McTigue Analytics, 4/17/2014
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Red Hat Touts Linux Containers For Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Red Hat teams with Docker, urges developers to consider Linux-based containers as a lightweight alternative to virtual machine files for moving workloads to the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/16/2014
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SDN Vendors Vie For Market, Mindshare
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
News
It's a land grab in the software-defined networking market, with heavyweights and startups rolling out an array of technologies for automating the network.
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 4/16/2014
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IBM Launches Disaster Recovery Via SoftLayer
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Virtual Server Recovery is now available through IBM's SoftLayer unit; resiliency services to come.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/16/2014
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Microsoft Reveals Big Data Strategy
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft's new tools aim to serve all users -- not just data scientists -- extracting insight from big data sets and the Internet of Things.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/16/2014
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AllJoyn: A Common Language For Internet Of Things
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Open-source lingua franca aims to let IoT devices and services communicate across manufacturers and operating systems.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 4/15/2014
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VMware Offers Disaster Recovery As A Service
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
VMware disaster recovery service lets customers automatically replicate business systems and data in one of VMware's five vCloud Hybrid Service datacenters.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/15/2014
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Dropbox For Business Targets Enterprise IT
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Dropbox makes a play for the enterprise with new admin controls and plans for collaboration tools.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/14/2014
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Rogue IT Driven By Need For Speed
David Fowler, VP Marketing, INetU
Commentary
We’ve lost control to business users before. But this time, the thing that initiated our pain (the cloud) may also be the cure.
By David Fowler VP Marketing, INetU, 4/11/2014
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Inside A Bank's Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery Plan
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
Seattle Bank uses HotLink technology to spin up applications in AWS in case of disaster in the bank’s own data center.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 4/11/2014
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ICANN Defends Internet Oversight Handoff
William Jackson, Technology Writer
News
Congress hears arguments for and against Commerce Department plans to give up control of many Internet operations.
By William Jackson Technology Writer, 4/10/2014
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Netflix Cloud Architect: How To Succeed As Disruptor
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Adrian Cockcroft, Netflix's former chief cloud architect, outlines how a changed business flowed out of the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/10/2014
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Can IBM Sell Mainframe As Cloud Rock Star?
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
On the mainframe's 50th birthday, IBM positions it as the still young Enterprise Cloud System, capable of running 6,000 Linux workloads.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/9/2014
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Why Cloud Fits File Synchronization At Enterprise Scale
Andres Rodriguez, CEO, Nasuni
Commentary
Tackling the data explosion requires bold new thinking and the abandonment of tried and tired methodologies.
By Andres Rodriguez CEO, Nasuni , 4/9/2014
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Unisys Stealth Makes Sensitive Data Go Dark
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Can you make data invisible to intruders? Unisys Stealth system creates a community around sensitive data and encrypts communications between all users.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/8/2014
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