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Cloud Migration: Never Easy
Scott Ferguson  
9/21/2017   Post a comment
Whether it's moving infrastructure or workloads over to the cloud, the migration is never easy. However, a pair of studies show that enterprises are forging ahead.
Dell EMC: $1B Air Force Cloud Project Is Just the Beginning
Mitch Wagner  
9/21/2017   Post a comment
Today public cloud, tomorrow hybrid cloud? Dell EMC provides some detail on the Air Force's big cloud move.
Cloud Skills Shortage Costs Enterprises Millions
Scott Ferguson  
9/21/2017   Post a comment
A report by the London School of Economics and Rackspace finds that a lack of cloud skills is costing enterprises more than $250 million in missed revenue.
US Air Force Awards $1B Cloud Contract
Mitch Wagner  
9/20/2017   Post a comment
Dell EMC, General Dynamics and Microsoft recruited for five-year IT transformation for up to 776,000 users.
Pitney Bowes Gives Cloud, SaaS Stamp of Approval
Scott Ferguson  
9/20/2017   1 comment
At nearly 100 years old, Pitney Bowes is looking to transform itself through adopting the cloud, while delivering its traditional services through SaaS.
Workers Bracing for Sweeping Automation Changes
Scott Ferguson  
9/20/2017   3 comments
A study carried out by Market Cube and sponsored by Smartsheet finds that knowledge workers are aware of the changes automation may bring. While there's concern, there's also some enthusiasm.
Intel Offering Researchers Free Cloud, AI Resources
Scott Ferguson  
9/20/2017   1 comment
Intel is opening its Nervana DevCloud to about 200,000 researchers and scientists to help power AI innovation.
Arista Slashes Cloud Networking Complications
Mitch Wagner  
9/20/2017   1 comment
Extending EOS on-premises networking architecture to public cloud to provide a unified infrastructure for automation.
Oracle's Ellison: We'll Beat Amazon Cloud Pricing by Half
Mitch Wagner  
9/19/2017   2 comments
Oracle introduces new 'autonomous' database combined with flexible pricing to beat Amazon pricing by 50%, Chairman and Chief Technology Officer Larry Ellison says.
IBM, Microsoft Rank in Blockchain Survey
Scott Ferguson  
9/19/2017   1 comment
Juniper Research ranks IBM as the number one supplier of blockchain, with Microsoft following in second place.
SevOne Takes Network Analytics to Cloud
Mitch Wagner  
9/19/2017   Post a comment
Keeping software based networks humming with cloud based visualization tools.
Salesforce Updates Sales Cloud Einstein With Additional AI Features
Scott Ferguson  
9/19/2017   2 comments
On the one-year anniversary of Einstein, Salesforce is updating Sales Cloud with additional artificial intelligence features.
AWS: We Charge by the Second Now
Scott Ferguson  
9/19/2017   2 comments
Amazon Web Services is now charging customers by the second for some of its services. However, will it save them money?
Cisco's John Chambers Retiring Even More
Mitch Wagner  
9/18/2017   4 comments
Current Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins will step in as board chairman when ex-CEO John Chambers steps aside in December.
Cisco, HPE, Dell EMC Fighting for Cloud Infrastructure Dominance
Scott Ferguson  
9/18/2017   Post a comment
A Synergy Research report finds spending on public and private cloud infrastructure continues to grow, with Cisco, HPE and Dell EMC all fighting for market share.
IBM Cloud Appliance Has Wheels & an Extendable Handle
Mitch Wagner  
9/18/2017   2 comments
The IBM Cloud Mass Data Migration appliance rolls data from on-premises to an IBM Cloud data center.
Tata Spins a Tale of 2 SD-WANs
Carol Wilson  
9/18/2017   1 comment
Its IZO SD-WAN Prime aims to help companies automatically address congestion issues on Internet links to remote sites.
Microsoft Azure 'Confidential Computing' Secures Data In Use
Mitch Wagner  
9/15/2017   2 comments
Developed in collaboration with Intel, 'Azure confidential computing' protects data from malicious insiders, hackers and malware, and third parties accessing without consent, according to Microsoft.
Upcoming Oracle DB Hits All Buzzwords
Mitch Wagner  
9/15/2017   3 comments
With AWS in the crosshairs, Oracle dropped hints at a new version of its database coming October 1.
Google & Spotify Make Open Source Security Music
Mitch Wagner  
9/15/2017   2 comments
Forseti is a set of open source security tools, developed by Google and Spotify, for Google Cloud Platform users.
Oracle Latest Cloud Provider to Jump on Kubernetes
Scott Ferguson  
9/14/2017   Post a comment
By joining the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Oracle is the last cloud provider to get on the Kubernetes bandwagon.
Looker Busts Analytics Silos
Mitch Wagner  
9/14/2017   Post a comment
Looker integrates best-of-breed analytics tools into a cohesive platform, as an alternative to having to 'buy your TV and VCR together.'
Blockchain Alternative Swirlds Raises $3M in Seed Funding
Scott Ferguson  
9/14/2017   Post a comment
Swirlds is looking to build an alternative to blockchain and now it has $3 million in funding to promote its hashgraph distributed consensus platform.
AWS, Azure Dominating Multi-Cloud Expansion – Study
Scott Ferguson  
9/13/2017   1 comment
A study of nearly 700 IT professionals finds that multi-cloud strategies are finding a home in the enterprise, with Azure and AWS increasing in popularity.
Apple Launches Animated Poop Emoji, iPhone X
Mitch Wagner  
9/13/2017   12 comments
With the launch of a new iPhone and Apple Watch, Apple demonstrates again how it succeeds by satisfying customers – despite the talk of reality distortion fields.
Avi Acquires StacksWare for Application Management From the Cloud
Mitch Wagner  
9/12/2017   1 comment
Avi plans to extend its load balancing and service software into multi-tenant cloud.
VMware Unwraps Cloud-in-a-Box
Mitch Wagner  
9/12/2017   2 comments
Launches integrated software cloud tool suite, as well as migration tools for enterprises and a certification program for cloud providers.
IBM, VMware Double Down on Cloud Partnership
Scott Ferguson  
9/12/2017   3 comments
At VMWorld in Europe, IBM plans to offer a more VMware services and capabilities through its public cloud.
Rackspace Acquiring Datapipe in Multi-Cloud Managed Services Play
Scott Ferguson  
9/11/2017   2 comments
Rackspace is acquiring Datapipe to increase its multi-cloud management, managed services and colocation presence. The combined company will have revenues of $2.4 billion and 6,700 employees.
Kubernetes Assimilates Mesosphere, Honoring Borg Ancestry
Mitch Wagner  
9/11/2017   1 comment
Resistance to the open source Google-born container orchestration software is futile.
Cloudera Acquires AI Startup Fast Forward Labs
Scott Ferguson  
9/8/2017   4 comments
Coming off its IPO earlier this year, Cloudera is making its first acquisition.
Cisco Exec Faced 'Terrifying' Deportation as Undocumented Immigrant
Mitch Wagner  
9/8/2017   7 comments
Rowan Trollope, currently a Cisco senior vice president, was nearly deported from the US as a teenager after his mother, 'a free spirit,' neglected to get visas for herself and her children when she immigrated to the US.
John Deere Is a Machine Learning Company Now
Scott Ferguson  
9/8/2017   6 comments
With its $305 million acquisition of machine learning company Blue River Technology, John Deere is getting deeper into the cutting edge.
Google Launches Dedicated Connectivity for Hybrid Cloud
Mitch Wagner  
9/7/2017   4 comments
The new Dedicated Interconnect option is designed to improve bandwidth, consistency and latency of connections between enterprise data centers and Google Cloud Platform.
Dell Posts Q2 Loss, Signs Massive Deal With GE
Scott Ferguson  
9/7/2017   5 comments
On the one-year anniversary of its EMC deal, Dell posted its second-quarter financial results and signed a deal with GE to supply the company with IT infrastructure.
Oracle Layoffs Target Sun Division – Reports
Scott Ferguson  
9/7/2017   1 comment
After announcing it would hire 5,000 cloud professionals, Oracle is reportedly laying off employees within its Sun Microsystems division.
IBM, US Army Ink $135M Cloud Deal
Scott Ferguson  
9/6/2017   2 comments
IBM has signed a deal to provide cloud services and other tech support for the US Army's Logistics Support Activity group over the next 33 months.
Snowflake Launches Secure Cloud Data Warehouse for Finance
Mitch Wagner  
9/6/2017   3 comments
Virtual Private Snowflake is designed for finance and other industries with high security and regulatory requirements.
Appian CEO Sees Low-Code as Digital Transformation Key
Scott Ferguson  
9/6/2017   1 comment
Fresh off its IPO earlier this year, Appian is looking to make low-code mainstream and part of the digital transformation process. Matt Calkins, co-founder and CEO, is leading the way.
HPE's Whitman Says She's 'Not Going Anywhere'
Mitch Wagner  
9/6/2017   2 comments
Though HPE CEO Meg Whitman talked to Uber about taking the CEO slot there, she says she's got work to do at HPE.
HPE to Acquire Cloud Consulting Business
Mitch Wagner  
9/5/2017   10 comments
Cloud Technology Partners helps organizations move to the cloud and operate cloud infrastructure. It's the latest step in a year-long M&A spree for HPE.
Following Amazon Partnership, VMware Is a Cloud Company Now
Mitch Wagner  
9/5/2017   3 comments
VMware has shifted its focus from the on-premises data center to the cloud.
Las Vegas: Can Sin City Win Smart City Bet?
Scott Ferguson  
9/5/2017   7 comments
Las Vegas is primed for a technology revolution, says CIO Michael Sherwood. Can Sin City transform itself into a smart city?
VMworld Photos: Lego Las Vegas!
Mitch Wagner  
9/1/2017   6 comments
Impressive Lego landscapes and virtual reality demos accompanied the cloud and security advances at VMware's annual customer confab.
Juniper Snapping Up Cyphort for Security
Mitch Wagner  
8/31/2017   2 comments
Cyphort provides analytics for threat defense, and Juniper plans to use the assets to bolster on-premises and cloud security.
Oracle Adds Machine Learning, AI to IoT Cloud
Scott Ferguson  
8/31/2017   6 comments
Oracle is adding a level of automation to its IoT portfolio with the addition of machine learning and AI.
OpenStack 'Pike' Release Emphasizes Ease-of-Use
Scott Ferguson  
8/31/2017   1 comment
The 16th version of OpenStack is called 'Pike' and the release looks to simplify the deployment of the private cloud platform.
Louisiana Overcomes Change Resistance for Cloud Journey
Mitch Wagner  
8/31/2017   2 comments
The state government is used to the old way of doing things, but the Office of Technology Services sees it's time to change.
Sysco Looks to Multi-Cloud for Digital Transformation
Mitch Wagner  
8/30/2017   8 comments
The food logistics company has ambitions beyond just 'moving things around at a very low cost.'
Is Target Looking to Cut Ties With AWS?
Scott Ferguson  
8/30/2017   12 comments
With Amazon closing on its Whole Foods acquisition, Target is reportedly looking to move away from AWS for cloud support.
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Whether it's moving infrastructure or workloads over to the cloud, the migration is never easy. However, a pair of studies show that enterprises are forging ahead.
Today public cloud, tomorrow hybrid cloud? Dell EMC provides some detail on the Air Force's big cloud move.
A report by the London School of Economics and Rackspace finds that a lack of cloud skills is costing enterprises more than $250 million in missed revenue.
Dell EMC, General Dynamics and Microsoft recruited for five-year IT transformation for up to 776,000 users.
At nearly 100 years old, Pitney Bowes is looking to transform itself through adopting the cloud, while delivering its traditional services through SaaS.
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