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Video PaaS Market Will Reach $1.7 Billion By 2020
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Video communications platform-as-a-service (PaaS) technology can help businesses and IT build real-time video applications with ease and reduced cost.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/24/2016
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IT Investment Uptick Triggered By Productivity Goals
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
A recent Deloitte survey indicates businesses are investing more in IT platforms and services that can drive productivity. Specifically, these firms are using IT to increase productivity while they focus on technologies such as cloud and analytics.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/23/2016
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AWS Helps Fuel Lyft's Expansion
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Lyft, the San Francisco ride-sharing company and Uber competitor, is thriving on AWS IT services and looking to ring up its first $1 billion. Here's what IT pros can learn from the example.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/22/2016
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What IT Pros Need To Know About Hiring Cyber-Security Hunt Teams
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
If your organization doesn't run its own threat analysis center, it may be worth hiring a hunt team to watch your back. Here's what you need to know.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/22/2016
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Digital Business Apps Must Reach Edge Of Network To Succeed
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
A recently released Gartner report, based on Equinix network hub use, finds that an "interconnect" service is one of the keys to an enterprise's digital future.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/19/2016
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Gartner: Public Sector CIOs Need Digital Transformation Vision
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
A report from IT research firm Gartner says public sector CIOs need to promote a compelling vision for digital transformation and make change inclusive. If successful, the results could transform the type of services government agencies can offer citizens.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/19/2016
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Blockchain Builder Brings Protocol To CryptoCurrency Initiative
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Chain, a San Francisco blockchain company, has joined the Initiative for CryptoCurrency & Contracts. With its membership, the firm brings a blockchain protocol to the party.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/17/2016
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4 Industrial IoT Startups Taking Development To The Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
From where IT professionals sit, these are early days for industrial IoT. Still, the software, hardware, and network ecosystem required for delivering on the promise of IoT will eventually transform the way enterprises think about running everything. Here are four cloud-based industrial IoT startups worth knowing.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/16/2016
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IT Pros: Cloud Providers Shouldn't Turn Over Encrypted Data
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
While some IT professionals believe that cloud computing vendors should turn over encrypted data to government agencies, 55% believe that it is not right, according to a new survey from CSA and Bitglass. The report also found that confidence in cloud vendor security is growing.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/15/2016
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Machine Learning Startups Snapped Up: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Apple, Intel, Palantir, and HPE were among the tech giants acquiring data analytics and machine learning companies. Here's your Big Data Roundup for the week ending August 14, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/14/2016
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6 Things To Know For Securing Amazon Web Services
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
News
AWS is coming out with more new cloud security features.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 8/13/2016
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AWS Launches Simple Analytics Service On Kinesis Data
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Amazon knows customers want to do things with the data streams they're capturing in the cloud. With that in mind, AWS is offering Kinesis Analytics as its answer.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/12/2016
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Palantir Acquires Data Visualization Specialist Silk
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Analytics software and consulting provider Palantir has acquired Silk, a data visualization startup. Silk's platform will continue to operate unsupported as the company's team will join Palantir.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/12/2016
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IDC: Global Public Cloud Services Will Reach $195 Billion By 2020
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
While SaaS is by far the leading slice of the public cloud services pie, IT professionals should keep an eye PaaS and IaaS as well, because these are the fast-rising segments of the cloud market, according to IDC.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 8/12/2016
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C3 IoT: Is Tom Siebel's Startup An Emerging Powerhouse?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
C3 IoT is Tom Siebel's latest venture. The young Redwood City, Calif-based company is off to a fast start with industrial IoT applications, and now it's bringing a cross-industry platform to market.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/10/2016
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Big Data, Cloud Demand Drive IT Job Growth
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IT job numbers grew in July, but not as fast as they did during the rest of 2016. Yet big data and cloud trends will continue to drive job growth going forward, according to CompTIA researchers.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/9/2016
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Nylas Aims To Prevent IT Pros From Giving Up On Email  
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Email overload and emerging alternatives have people looking at different communication channels. But maybe email can be saved -- something Nylas is working toward.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/9/2016
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AWS, Microsoft Azure Top Gartner's Magic Quadrant For IaaS
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Infrastructure-as-a-Service shows Amazon far ahead, but Microsoft gaining ground on the completeness of its IaaS offerings and ability to execute. Overall, the report shows that IT has different choices when it comes to IaaS.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/8/2016
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Hortonworks, Tableau In The Spotlight: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Data visualization and business intelligence platform provider Tableau and big data Hadoop distributor Hortonworks reported their earnings this week. Here's a peek inside the state of the business of big data technologies in our Big Data Roundup for the week ended August 7, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/7/2016
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InformationWeek Elite 100: Celebrating Innovation
InformationWeek Staff,
CommentaryVideo
How does the Elite 100 come together, and how do the editors chose the winners? Editorial Director Susan Nunziata spoke to Senior Editor Sara Peters about the list and what goes into selecting and ranking so many deserving recipients.
By InformationWeek Staff , 8/4/2016
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Google in the Enterprise Survey
Google in the Enterprise Survey
There's no doubt Google has made headway into businesses: Just 28 percent discourage or ban use of its productivity ­products, and 69 percent cite Google Apps' good or excellent ­mobility. But progress could still stall: 59 percent of nonusers ­distrust the security of Google's cloud. Its data privacy is an open question, and 37 percent worry about integration.
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