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InformationWeek 2014 State Of The Data Center Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Data center managers are now less interested in bottom-line cost and more focused on extracting business value by following the lead of major cloud providers.
By InformationWeek Staff , 3/6/2015
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Salesforce Marketing Cloud Gets Predictive
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Salesforce announces Predictive Decisions features to personalize marketing. Data science drives clicky content and offers.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/5/2015
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IBM Buys AlchemyAPI: What Watson Gains
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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IBM acquires AlchemyAPI to improve Watson's capacity for natural-language processing, image analysis, and understanding human behavior.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/4/2015
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ServiceNow Seeks To Automate 3 More Departments
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The pioneer of IT help desk automation tries to crack into legal, finance, and marketing by offering more customization.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/4/2015
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Google Player Analytics Brings Data To Video Games
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Google Player Analytics is all about giving game developers greater insights into their creations through better use of data.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/3/2015
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Splunk Leads Tiny Big Data Market
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Splunk marks another big year, taking in more revenue than the top three Hadoop distributors combined. That's why startups want to follow in its footsteps.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/3/2015
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iCloud Apps Welcome Windows, Not Android
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Pages, Keynote, and Numbers are now accessible to Windows users, even if they don't also have an Apple device.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/28/2015
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Red Hat OpenShift Commons Adds Fuel To Cloud Foundry Competition
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
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, Cloud, 2/27/2015
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Salesforce Service Cloud, Analytics Cloud Power Fast Growth
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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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, Enterprise Apps, 2/26/2015
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7 Linux Facts That Will Surprise You
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Here are seven things we bet you didn't know about Linux and why it remains a software project of historic proportions.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/24/2015
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IBM Promises Bridge From Data Center To Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
IBM said at its Interconnect conference its new services will allow easier shifting between the enterprise data center and public cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/24/2015
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Gartner Advanced Analytics Quadrant 2015: Gainers, Losers
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms 2015 has Microsoft, Alpine, and Alteryx moving up, Oracle MIA.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/23/2015
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Google Cloud Outage: Virtual Networking Breakdown
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Google's virtual networking software stopped providing routing updates, and customers lost their connections to the outside world.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/20/2015
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InformationWeek 2014 Hybrid Cloud Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Mixing public and private can deliver the best of both cloud worlds for IT groups that can figure out where workloads work best and address potential security issues.
By InformationWeek Staff , 2/20/2015
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Google: Docker Does Containers Right
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
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, Cloud, 2/19/2015
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Heroku Expands Cloud Services For Enterprise Development
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
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, Cloud, 2/19/2015
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8 Google Projects To Watch in 2015
Jeff Bertolucci,
News

We're highlighting Google's top 2015 projects -- from the pragmatic to the peculiar. Once you've explored the offerings, tell us which ones are your favorites –- and which ones you think are total duds –- in the comments section below.

By Jeff Bertolucci , 2/18/2015
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Big Data: Matching Personalities In The Call Center
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
It's common for companies to record customer service calls. But what insights are they gaining from all that data? One solution: Matching customers with service reps for more harmonious calls.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 2/17/2015
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Stop Amazon: A New Era Of Cloud Co-opetition
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
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, Cloud, 2/16/2015
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5 Cloud Predictions For 2015 From TBR
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Infrastructure-as-a-service has moved toward commodity status, spurring Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and others to add services and specialties.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/16/2015
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