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Cloud, Digital Marketing Driving IT Hiring in 2017
Scott Ferguson  
6/23/2017   Post a comment
Cloud computing, along with digital transformation in marketing and big data, are going to drive IT hiring in the second half of 2017, according to Robert Half Technology.
Amazon Says Walmart Bullies Vendors Off AWS Cloud
Mitch Wagner  
6/22/2017   4 comments
Walmart is pushing some of its vendors to find alternatives to Amazon Web Services. Amazon says that's bullying.
IBM Targets Data Governance as Europe Eyes More Privacy
Scott Ferguson  
6/22/2017   4 comments
With new European Union regulations looming, IBM is looking to contribute more to Apache Atlas, as well as expand its commercial data governance and compliance offerings.
HPE Appoints Antonio Neri as President
Scott Ferguson  
6/22/2017   Post a comment
CEO Meg Whitman has appointed Antonio Neri president of the company as HPE looks to shed some businesses and dive deeper into cloud infrastructure, IoT and analytics.
Oracle Earnings Soar on Cloud Growth
Mitch Wagner  
6/21/2017   1 comment
Software-as-a-service (SaaS) topped $1 billion for the first time, with strong growth in platform- and infrastructure-as-a-service (PaaS and IaaS) as well.
Vapor IO's 'Project Volutus' Brings Cloud to the Edge
Scott Ferguson  
6/21/2017   Post a comment
Startup Vapor IO's new offering looks to use colocation services to bring the cloud closer to edge to power applications from connected cars to AI to virtual reality.
Lenovo Eyes Bigger Roles in Cloud, Data Center
Scott Ferguson  
6/21/2017   2 comments
Two years after buying IBM's System x server business, Lenovo is making a play for the cloud, data center and more.
Liberty Mutual Aspires to Be 'Software Company That Sells Insurance'
Mitch Wagner  
6/21/2017   3 comments
It's a familiar problem: Developing solutions with proprietary technology just takes too long, and IT faces pressure from customers and users to get more agile. Liberty Mutual turned to Cloud Foundry for results.
Cisco Declares a New Era of Intent-Based Networking
News & Analysis  
6/20/2017   3 comments
Intent-based networking, which turns the network into one intelligent, automated system, is ready for prime time, and Cisco wants to lead the pack in making it a commercial reality.
Lenovo Doubles Down on Hyperconverged With Microsoft's Help
Scott Ferguson  
6/20/2017   Post a comment
Lenovo is updating its ThinkAgile hyperconverged offering to include the Microsoft Azure Stack for hybrid or private cloud deployments.
Microsoft, Accenture Building Blockchain Digital IDs for 1.1B People
Scott Ferguson  
6/20/2017   Post a comment
Accenture and Microsoft are planning to use blockchain to create digital identification for more than 1 billion people as part of the UN's ID2020 program.
Juniper Pushes Network Virtualization
Mitch Wagner  
6/20/2017   Post a comment
Juniper introduced Cloud-Grade Networking, adding telemetry, automation, security and machine learning to help enterprises make the transition to the cloud.
US Loses Top Slots in Supercomputing Rankings
Scott Ferguson  
6/19/2017   Post a comment
For only the second time in 24 years, the United States does not have a supercomputer in one of the top three spots on the Top 500 list. China, however, remains dominant.
US Energy Department Aims for Exascale
Scott Ferguson  
6/19/2017   Post a comment
The US Energy Department is doling out millions in grants to six tech companies to build an exascale supercomputer, and to better compete with China in the HPC market.
Wasting Money on Cloud: 6 Ways to Stop
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6/19/2017   Post a comment
Cloud computing is being sold as a major cost saver for IT, but it's easier than you think to waste your budget on the cloud. Here are six steps to stop the bleeding and boost your bottom line.
Amazon Steals Big Microsoft Customer With Whole Foods Purchase
Mitch Wagner  
6/18/2017   3 comments
Microsoft bragged about having Whole Foods as an Azure, Active Directory and Office 365 customer. Are those bragging rights going to Amazon now?
Cloud Foundry Takes Diversity 'Exceptionally Seriously'
Mitch Wagner  
6/16/2017   3 comments
As a little African-American girl fascinated by computers, Kyla McMullen says she wanted to turn herself into a white boy to fit in, but now she's standing out as a woman in tech.
Salesforce: AI Could Produce 800K Jobs
Scott Ferguson  
6/16/2017   3 comments
Unlike the naysayers, Salesforce sees AI as job creator. In a joint study with IDC, the CRM company found artificial intelligence could produce 800,000 jobs and revenue of $1 trillion.
IBM, AIG Bringing Blockchain to Insurance Industry
Scott Ferguson  
6/15/2017   3 comments
IBM and AIG have completed a successful blockchain 'smart contract' pilot program that could bring the technology into the international insurance agency.
Comcast Looks to Beat Customer Hate With Private Cloud
Mitch Wagner  
6/15/2017   3 comments
Comcast is boosting its dismal customer satisfaction ratings with a private platform-as-a-service (PaaS) cloud built on Cloud Foundry.
Google & Microsoft Tout Multi-Cloud, but Where's Amazon?
Mitch Wagner  
6/15/2017   2 comments
Amazon was conspicuous by its absence from a discussion of moving workloads between multiple cloud providers.
IoT Spending Will Reach $1.4T by 2021 – Report
Scott Ferguson  
6/15/2017   1 comment
Global spending on all parts of the Internet of Things ecosphere will reach nearly $1.4 trillion within the next five years, according to IDC.
Is Apple's Car 'The Mother of All AI Projects'?
Scott Ferguson  
6/14/2017   4 comments
In an interview with Bloomberg, Apple CEO Tim Cook breathes new life into company's car rumors, calling the project the "mother of all AI projects."
GE Wants to Make the Industrial Internet More Predictable
Scott Ferguson  
6/14/2017   7 comments
At the Minds and Machines Europe show, GE unveiled new predictive analytics capabilities using its ServiceMax acquisition that can make the industrial Internet easier to manage.
Microsoft Goes for Cloud Foundry Gold
Mitch Wagner  
6/13/2017   Post a comment
Beefing up Azure support for the open source platform-as-a-service software, Microsoft joins Cloud Foundry Foundation as a gold member.
IBM, Hortonworks Team on Machine Learning, Data Science
Scott Ferguson  
6/13/2017   2 comments
Hortonwork and IBM are expanding their partnership to include machine learning and data science for the enterprise.
Equinix, Alibaba Eye Cloud Expansion With New Partnership
Scott Ferguson  
6/13/2017   Post a comment
A new partnership between Equinix and Alibaba is a new way for the two companies to expand their cloud and data center offerings into new markets.
Inside Apple's New 'Business Chat'
Mitch Wagner  
6/13/2017   6 comments
Apple wants companies to communicate with their customers over Messages, and is building tools to do it.
Verizon: Enterprises Scoff at Phony White Boxes
Mitch Wagner  
6/12/2017   Post a comment
When it comes to white box networking, enterprises demand the real deal, Verizon says.
Microsoft Fends Off 1.5M Cloud Attacks a Day
Scott Ferguson  
6/12/2017   2 comments
Microsoft is pulling back the curtain on how it protects its Azure cloud from nearly 1.5 million cyberattacks each day.
CIOs Need to Get Real About Security in the Cloud
News & Analysis  
6/12/2017   1 comment
It's easy to be into a panic over security, especially when cyber attacks such as WannaCry dominate the headlines. However, smart CIOs know that security in the cloud requires a real plan.
To Stop AI From Going Rogue, Make It Neurotic
Mitch Wagner  
6/9/2017   9 comments
Make AI doubt its own usefulness in order to make sure we can switch it off, according to researchers at the University of California Berkeley.
Lloyds Inks £1.3B Cloud Deal With IBM
Mitch Wagner  
6/9/2017   9 comments
Lloyds Banking Group signed a ten-year agreement, valued at US$1.66 billion, to move to a private cloud.
Facebook Getting Pushback on Open Source Hardware Initiative
Mitch Wagner  
6/8/2017   Post a comment
Getting startup and investor pushback on Telecom Infra Project.
Dell Reaps Benefits of Cloud Infrastructure
Scott Ferguson  
6/8/2017   3 comments
Despite posting a quarterly loss of $1.5 billion, Dell saw its hyperconverged infrastructure business grow.
Apple's Cloud Strategy Will Save the iPad
Mitch Wagner  
6/8/2017   18 comments
Early predictions that iPads would replace the PC aren't wrong. They were just premature.
Meg Whitman: HPE Is Ready to Expand Again
Scott Ferguson  
6/8/2017   6 comments
HPE CEO Meg Whitman laid out an ambitious plan for the company at its Discover show.
Is Facebook Moving WhatsApp off IBM?
Mitch Wagner  
6/7/2017   1 comment
Facebook is reportedly looking to bring its messaging service to its own data centers, costing IBM a marquee customer.
HPE Cranks Up The Machine at Discover
Scott Ferguson  
6/7/2017   1 comment
HPE is putting a lot of faith in its memory-driven computing system – The Machine – and provided an update and some use cases at Discover.
Apple Adding 'Business Chat' to Messages, for Enterprise Customer Service
Mitch Wagner  
6/6/2017   6 comments
Going against Facebook and Twitter, Apple is offering businesses channels to connect with customers.
Meg Whitman: HPE Will Live on the Intelligent Edge
Scott Ferguson  
6/6/2017   4 comments
At its Discover show, HPE CEO Meg Whitman outlined a strategy that involves computing on the edge and hybrid cloud.
VMware Lets You Fiddle With Your Hybrid Cloud to Cut Costs
Mitch Wagner  
6/6/2017   2 comments
The updated vRealize cloud management suite lets users move workloads to wherever they're cheapest – Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or on-premises VMware-based private cloud.
HPE Goes All in With Hybrid IT
Scott Ferguson  
6/6/2017   1 comment
At its Discover show in Las Vegas, HPE laid out its plans to become one of the premier providers of hybrid cloud and hyperconverged infrastructure.
Apple Tunes Up Siri & Cloud Services
Mitch Wagner  
6/5/2017   8 comments
Cloud services took center stage at Apple's annual spring product launch, with a new music speaker to rival Amazon Echo, as well as added cloud hooks in the new version of iOS.
For Boys Town, Private Cloud Ain't Heavy
Mitch Wagner  
6/5/2017   8 comments
The not-for-profit, providing childcare and healthcare across the US, is moving to a private cloud infrastructure to provide IT agility while keeping costs down.
AI Likely to Outperform Humans in Less Than 50 Years
Scott Ferguson  
6/5/2017   5 comments
A joint report from Oxford and Yale universities finds that artificial intelligence will outperform humans in most tasks in 45 years, and could automate all jobs in 120 years.
NetApp Expands Into Hyperconverged, Hybrid Cloud
Scott Ferguson  
6/5/2017   Post a comment
NetApp is breaking away from its traditional storage roots and diving deeper into hyperconverged infrastructure and hybrid cloud.
Beware the Blockchain Bubble
Mitch Wagner  
6/2/2017   5 comments
Plans to use blockchain for business call to mind another word starting with 'B.'
IBM Loans Cloud Power to Community Grid
Scott Ferguson  
6/2/2017   1 comment
The World Community Grid, which IBM's philanthropic arm created in 2004, is moving off a traditional data center and to the company's Bluemix public cloud.
VMware's Cloud Momentum Continues in Q1
News & Analysis  
6/1/2017   Post a comment
VMware ups its 2018 sales forecasts as a strategy built on hybrid clouds and cross-cloud architectures continues to bear fruit.
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Cloud computing, along with digital transformation in marketing and big data, are going to drive IT hiring in the second half of 2017, according to Robert Half Technology.
Walmart is pushing some of its vendors to find alternatives to Amazon Web Services. Amazon says that's bullying.
With new European Union regulations looming, IBM is looking to contribute more to Apache Atlas, as well as expand its commercial data governance and compliance offerings.
CEO Meg Whitman has appointed Antonio Neri president of the company as HPE looks to shed some businesses and dive deeper into cloud infrastructure, IoT and analytics.
Software-as-a-service (SaaS) topped $1 billion for the first time, with strong growth in platform- and infrastructure-as-a-service (PaaS and IaaS) as well.
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