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The Clouds Are Different Over China
Ben Kepes,
Commentary
US-based cloud vendors face unique challenges in China, raising the possibility that Chinese cloud vendors might be able to gain leadership roles in the global cloud market.
By Ben Kepes , 12/11/2017
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Five Emerging Requirements Impacting Hybrid Cloud Strategies
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
As companies turn to the hybrid cloud to future-proof business and innovate faster, there are some emerging needs that they should address.
By Kip Compton, VP, Cloud Platforms & Solutions, Cisco , 12/8/2017
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Hybrid Cloud – You’re Doing It Wrong
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Commentary
As organizations move to hybrid clouds they have to adjust their thinking and how they look at key concepts.
By Mark Baker, Field Product Manager, Canonical , 12/7/2017
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Monitoring Cloud Performance: Pass the Aspirin
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Satire
Few tools exist to measure or fix multi-cloud problems. Help is on the way; major software vendors are addressing the issue.
By Neal Weinberg, technology journalist , 12/6/2017
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9 Ways to Reduce Latency When Connecting to Public Clouds
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
The more companies rely on cloud applications, the more important it becomes to be proactive in ensuring that latency and quality issues are kept to a minimum.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 11/28/2017
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Tech Vendors to Watch in 2018
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
Satire
Browse through the hottest vendors in cloud, DevOps, infrastructure, security, and data and analytics.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 11/14/2017
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Azure Stack: Focusing on What It Isn't, Not What It Is
Ben Kepes,
News
While Microsoft itself seems pretty clear on what Azure Stack really is, the company still needs to do some work on its message, and on how customers and industry partners view the service.
By Ben Kepes , 11/14/2017
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25 DevOps Vendors to Consider in 2018
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
Satire
These companies offer tools that are becoming an indispensable part of implementing a DevOps approach to IT.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 11/13/2017
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Cloud Vendors Leading the Charge in 2018
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
Satire
Our roundup features the top cloud providers as well as technology vendors offering tools for managing cloud environments.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 11/13/2017
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9 Tips for Managing Cloud Services on a Budget
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Satire
We share 9 steps you can take to save on the cost of cloud services, with the keywords being shop around, planning, and diligence.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 10/26/2017
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Advice for SMBs Adopting the Cloud
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
SatireVideo
Interop ITX speaker Rob Hiltbrand, director of technology for The Liberty Group, shared how their IT team managed a growth from four to 19 offices with the cloud.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 10/24/2017
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IT, OT, IoT: Does Hitachi Have a Dictionary for This Alphabet Soup?
Ben Kepes,
Satire
Drawing on a long history in the industrial space and as an IT supplier, Hitachi has mapped out its own strategy for the industrial IoT.
By Ben Kepes , 10/23/2017
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Management Tools Bring Structure to Multi-Cloud Environments
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Satire
New tools help enterprises organize and maximize their expanding multiple cloud infrastructure.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 10/19/2017
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Azure Stack and Comparisons with Eucalyptus
Ben Kepes,
News
Microsoft's Azure Stack is another cloud provider move to validate the hybrid cloud.But will it succeed?
By Ben Kepes , 10/13/2017
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While AWS and VMware Draw Closer, Amazon Still Looks to Dominate
Ben Kepes,
News
AWS and VMware now are partners but it might be only a matter of time before AWS moves to take its own path.
By Ben Kepes , 10/9/2017
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Google Starts to Build Momentum in Public Cloud
Ben Kepes,
Commentary
A new attitude at Google and the leadership of Diane Greene are starting to redefine Google's position in the cloud.
By Ben Kepes , 10/3/2017
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Moving the Cloud Closer to the Business
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
We will soon reach the point where connectivity to cloud resources is going to become a serious issue in terms of real-time computing functions. So, how do we bring the cloud closer to us?
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 10/2/2017
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Vlocity and its Role in Helping Salesforce’s $20B target
Ben Kepes,
News
Backed by Salesforce and Accenture and focused on vertical industry markets, Vlocity has established itself as a important cloud player.
By Ben Kepes , 9/25/2017
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Plante Moran Takes Agile Approach During Microsoft Cloud Migration
InformationWeek Staff,
CommentaryVideo
Amy Moore, rapid application development team leader for Plante Moran visited the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX to take us through their process for moving their nearly 10-year-old legacy intranet over to the Microsoft suite of cloud products.
By InformationWeek Staff , 9/18/2017
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Cloud Computing Spurs Hybrid Architecture Adoption
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Enterprises turn to the hybrid cloud for disaster recovery, data archiving and other applications.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 9/14/2017
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