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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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Reduce SaaS App Fragmentation for Workforce Efficiency
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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New tools and technologies can help employees work smarter, but only if they are integrated and data silos are broken down.
By Andrew Filev, CEO, Wrike , 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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Your Shadow IT Strategy Is Broken
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
It's time for IT groups to stop fighting the tide and work with business units to support shadow IT.
By Arlo Gilbert, CEO and co-founder, Meta SaaS , 9/29/2017
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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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An IT Pro Takes the Dive into Deep Learning
Rich Casselberry, Risk Technologist
Commentary
IT professional Rich Casselberry experimented with deep learning using online tools and came away with interesting results.
By Rich Casselberry Risk Technologist, 9/21/2017
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IT Department Hiring Now at Zero Growth
Patrick Thibodeau, Freelance Reporter
News
There may be evidence that the movement to cloud computing and workplace automation is slowing IT hiring.
By Patrick Thibodeau Freelance Reporter, 9/19/2017
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Plante Moran Takes Agile Approach During Microsoft Cloud Migration
InformationWeek Staff,
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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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'We Really Don't Know Clouds At All'
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Commentary
Just how quickly are enterprises moving workloads to the cloud? InformationWeek is searching for the answer.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 9/12/2017
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How the Cloud Can Help Cure Cancer
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The experience of Angelina Jolie highlights how cloud computing can help address cancer by cutting the cost of genomic sequencing and enabling data sharing.
By Marty Puranik, founder, president and CEO of Atlantic.Net , 8/21/2017
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Cloud Vendor Lock-In a Risk Worth Taking
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
News
New Forrester research finds that prices for AWS and Azure are still competitive, but customers should be wary of lock-in on SasS products such as Salesforce and Oracle.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 8/21/2017
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Digital Transformation: 5 Strategies for Success
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
News
The CFA Institute has embarked on a digital transformation project that takes a human-centered approach to modernizing IT and migrating to the cloud.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 8/21/2017
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9 Cloud Certifications Worth Your Time and Money
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
For IT professionals who want to advance their careers with new skills, certifications in cloud technology and management are a good bet.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 8/14/2017
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Cloud Powers a Hybrid IT and New Digital Existence
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Enterprise data centers aren't going away soon, but the role of the cloud will expand rapidly in our personal and business lives.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/4/2017
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Future Software: Only as Good as the People Who Build It
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
In a world increasingly dependent on software, we may need to develop the art of falling back to the most recent system that worked.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/2/2017
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NIST, IEEE Pair Up to Drive Cloud Interoperability
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Two major standards bodies have grabbed the bull by the horns in an attempt to make workloads and services mobile across clouds.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/1/2017
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Cloud Technology Partners: Combat the Cloud Resistance
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
It might seem unlikely, but the sweeping change brought about by a cloud implementation sometimes breeds its own resistance.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/27/2017
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Have We Reached Collaboration Conflict? Time for Glue
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
A swarm of collaboration tools in the typical enterprise presents challenges such as data silos and tool overload for managers. The solution just might be more, but better, tools.
By Steve Flavell, co-CEO and co-founder of LoopUp , 7/26/2017
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