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Red Hat OpenShift Commons Adds Fuel To Cloud Foundry Competition
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Red Hat looks to boost its cloud development platform by giving it a Commons where developers may exchange best practices.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/27/2015
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Docker Preps Containers For Amazon, Other Clouds
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Docker introduces three orchestration tools designed to help deploy distributed applications.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/26/2015
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Salesforce Service Cloud, Analytics Cloud Power Fast Growth
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Salesforce claims its Service Cloud is ousting SAP and Oracle while the Wave Analytics Cloud is driving seven- and eight-figure deals.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/26/2015
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Rocket Containers: How CoreOS Plans To Challenge Docker
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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As containers rise in importance for data center innovation, the Rocket project has attracted 50 contributors in its bid against today's de facto option, Docker.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/20/2015
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Google: Docker Does Containers Right
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Two leaders for Google's cloud computing services talk about how they use containers in the data center, and why virtual machines also remain critical to their strategy.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/19/2015
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Heroku Expands Cloud Services For Enterprise Development
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Heroku has added access controls and code deployment capabilities to its Platform-as-a-Service, which runs on top of Amazon's EC2.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/19/2015
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Stop Amazon: A New Era Of Cloud Co-opetition
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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The recent VMware and Google partnership shows how far competitors will go to keep would-be cloud customers from flocking to Amazon.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/16/2015
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Raspberry Pi 2: Six Things You Can (And Can't) Do
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
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Now is a good time to look at what you can -- and can't -- do with a brand new Raspberry Pi 2.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 2/11/2015
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First American: Cloud Analysis Points To Savings
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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First American title insurance ramps up Azure spending as Apptio expense metrics show a gain versus on-premises virtual machines.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/10/2015
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Containers Get Ready To Run Critical Production Apps
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Interest in Docker runs high, even among practiced virtual machine users. One big question: Who will provide container management?
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/10/2015
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InformationWeek 2014 Next-Generation IT Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
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The future of IT is all about integrating key elements such as mobile, cloud, security, and big data. Successful companies will focus on reusable components, data-based security, and automation.
By InformationWeek Staff , 2/6/2015
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7 Android Apps We Love For Work
David Wagner, Community Editor
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These Android apps will make you better at your job. We're really looking to help you do business here. No games. No flight-checkers. No digital wallets. Just pure work apps.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 2/5/2015
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Equinix Cloud Exchange: Private Access To Public Clouds
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Equinix is offering Cloud Exchange, where customers can select the cloud they want to connect with.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/5/2015
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VMware NSX: A Cloud Pitch To Sell SDN
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Software defined networking is key to VMware's data center ambitions, so it's selling NSX-as-a-service through the vCloud Air public cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/5/2015
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Amazon's Cloud Business: New Openness, Products, Competition In 2015
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Amazon will reveal its cloud computing service revenue for the first time later this year, bringing new insights while cloud competition sharpens.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/30/2015
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Amazon WorkMail: A Challenger To Google
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Amazon Web Services may go head-to-head with Google when it launches WorkMail in the second quarter, but it wants to be BFFs with enterprise IT.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/28/2015
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Google OKs Docker Container Registry Service
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Google adds Docker container registry and encryption service to keep customers' containerized workloads private and secure.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/27/2015
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Docker: Less Controversy, More Container Adoption In 2015
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Docker CEO Ben Golub shrugs off the Rocket project flap, says Docker is well positioned for enterprise uptake in the coming year.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/26/2015
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'Windows Must Go Open Source': What Happened?
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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It was a bold prediction in 2009 that Microsoft would take its Windows operating system open source. The advent of Windows 10 says it hasn't come true -- yet.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/23/2015
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VMware Offers 'One-Button' Disaster Recovery In Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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VMware has added disaster recovery to its public cloud environment that makes use of existing, on-premises vSphere software and capabilities.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/20/2015
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