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Your OpenStack Cloud Is Only As Good As The Linux You Install It On
Jeff Jameson, Senior Principal Product Marketing Manager, Red Hat
OpenStack services and drivers require a robust and integrated Linux operating system for top-performing functionality.
By Jeff Jameson Senior Principal Product Marketing Manager, Red Hat, 2/16/2017
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Private Cloud Merits 2nd Look As Container Environment
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Jonathan Bryce, executive director of the OpenStack Foundation, says Project Zun gives enterprise IT a new reason to reconsider OpenStack for private clouds.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/14/2017
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Deloitte: These Emerging Technologies Will Play Critical Roles
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Deloitte Consulting cites seven emerging technologies as critical to the future of IT: dark analytics, mixed reality and blockchain included.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/13/2017
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Disaster Recovery In The Cloud: Key Considerations
Lori MacVittie,
Commentary
The cloud offers many backup options for enterprises. Here are some factors to weigh.
By Lori MacVittie , 2/9/2017
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Microsoft Earnings Report Can't Disguise Amazon Cloud Size
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Google and Microsoft are sometimes portrayed as overtaking Amazon Web Services; better read between the lines.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/8/2017
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Expert: Threats To Secure Cloud Operations Are Evolving
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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John Howie, former COO of the Cloud Security Alliance, says secure providers aren't enough; threats to users are evolving fast.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/30/2017
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Infographic: 2017 State of the Cloud
Emily Johnson, Associate Editor, UBM Americas
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Is private cloud on its way out and is hybrid cloud practical? This infographic provides a snapshot of key data points from our 2017 State of the Cloud report.
By Emily Johnson Associate Editor, UBM Americas, 1/30/2017
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5 Security Considerations For The Hybrid Cloud
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Even though your infrastructure, applications, and data are off in the cloud, don't assume that you are off the hook when it comes to compliance. You are still responsible for that data.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 1/27/2017
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IT Service Management In Disruption, Moving Toward Automation
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
A wave of change is sweeping through the suppliers of ITSM, reflecting the enhanced ability to add analytics and automation to the field.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/26/2017
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Nokia: Don't Be Too Quick To Dismiss Private Cloud Savings
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Nokia's total cost of ownership study finds most enterprises can save 25% of data center costs by converting it to private cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/25/2017
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Achieve Application And Data Visibility In The Cloud
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
IT organizations need visibility into the cloud when their applications and infrastructure are out there. Without such visibility, well, you are flying blind.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 1/24/2017
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How Kubernetes Came To Lead The Container Management Pack
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Kubernetes advocate points to software's roots inside Google, its self-healing features and its container cluster know-how.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/24/2017
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Private Cloud In Retreat, Public Cloud To Fore: Report
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Our '2017 State of Cloud' report finds private cloud losing its viability and hybrid cloud operations too complex; public cloud use advancing.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/19/2017
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Digital Workspaces Winning Acceptance Through Flexibility, Security
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
VMware survey shows digital workspace users gaining enterprise agility through greater mobile workforce activity, added business initiative.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/17/2017
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Enel Moves Onto Amazon To Implement New Utility Strategy
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The giant Italian utility, Enel, is moving to the cloud to support it's Open Power strategy around the world, adding green power sources.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/13/2017
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Software-Defined Storage & Containers: Solution For Shared Service Providers
Sebastien Han, Principal Software Engineer, Storage Architect, Red Hat
Shared service providers, including telephone companies, hosting services, and related businesses, stand to benefit from the combination of containerized microservices and software-defined storage.
By Sebastien Han Principal Software Engineer, Storage Architect, Red Hat, 1/12/2017
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Global Survey: Innovation, Movement Of Data Get More Restrictions
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Foundation finds more countries passing restrictions on use of intellectual property within their borders, export of data out.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/10/2017
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Amazon: The Self-Fueling, Perpetual Motion Machine
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Amazon's retail operation is now paired with what's known to be a highly successful cloud business: Are the two accelerating each other?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/9/2017
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'Snowmobile' Shows AWS At Its Blue-Collar Best
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
The surprise appearance of a tractor-trailer rig on stage at AWS ReInvent in Las Vegas illustrated a new way to move a petabyte of data into AWS data centers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/5/2017
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Will Cloud Service Prices Go Up in 2017?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Competition and price cutting might be good for cloud customers, but the glory days of low prices might not make it into 2017.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 12/28/2016
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