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Salesforce, IBM & Google Relationship Status: 'It's Complicated'
Mitch Wagner  
1/19/2018   1 comment
Salesforce's Einstein and IBM Watson are going steady, but Salesforce is also sneaking around with Google on the side.
IBM Earnings Lesson: Don't Call the Mainframe a Dinosaur
Mitch Wagner  
1/19/2018   4 comments
The cloud and mainframe sales – yes, mainframe – helped reverse 22 straight quarters of revenue decline for IBM.
Workday Acquires Machine Learning Startup SkipFlag
Scott Ferguson  
1/17/2018   1 comment
Workday is looking to build out its machine learning and artificial intelligence capabilities with the acquisition of startup SkipFlag.
Smartsheet Acquires Converse.AI for Conversational Workflow Automation
Mitch Wagner  
1/16/2018   9 comments
Bolsters natural-language capabilities for Smartsheet's service that aims to automate business processes.
Cisco Plugs Encryption Hole in Network Security
Mitch Wagner  
1/10/2018   6 comments
Users are encrypting more and more network traffic -- but so are attackers. Cisco's new Encrypted Traffic Analytics aims to improve network security while preserving privacy.
Google Cloud Offering 'Preemptible' GPUs Plus Price Cut
Scott Ferguson  
1/5/2018   5 comments
Google Cloud now offers what it calls 'preemptible' GPUs to help accelerate batch computing and machine learning workloads. Google is also cutting prices.
MIT Warns of Ransomware in the Cloud, Weaponized AI
Scott Ferguson  
1/3/2018   2 comments
In its security predictions for 2018, the MIT Technology Review warns of ransomware that targets clouds providers and weaponized artificial intelligence.
Infrastructure Automation Will Heat Up in 2018
News & Analysis  
12/29/2017   4 comments
After years of being locked into proprietary hardware and software, a new openness is pushing enterprise to add layers of automation into their networks. With the addition of machine learning and AI, more and more of the networking process can be trusted to machines.
AWS Reportedly Eyeing Deal for Big Data Startup Sqrrl
Scott Ferguson  
12/19/2017   8 comments
AWS is reportedly eyeing a $40 million deal for Sqrrl, a big data startup that could help the cloud provider add more security.
Google Nabs Former Cloud Holdout Etsy
Mitch Wagner  
12/15/2017   6 comments
Etsy once said the cloud wasn't for them, but now they're taking their IT to Google Cloud, in a pairing-off against mutual competitor Amazon.
IBM Q Network Opens Up Quantum Computing to Researchers, Businesses
Scott Ferguson  
12/15/2017   1 comment
IBM's newly announced Q Network will give businesses, government agencies and research universities access to Big Blue's 20 qubit quantum computing system.
AI Will Create 2.3 Million Jobs by 2020 – Report
Scott Ferguson  
12/13/2017   23 comments
Gartner's latest analysis of how artificial intelligence will impact the workplace has the technology creating 2.3 million jobs by 2020, but at the same time eliminating 1.8 million positions.
Microsoft Releases Quantum Development Kit & Programming Language
Scott Ferguson  
12/11/2017   1 comment
Microsoft outlined its quantum computing strategy at Ignite earlier this year, and Redmond has now released a development kit and a new programming language called Q#.
Juniper Launches 'Bots' for Self-Driving Networks
Mitch Wagner  
12/7/2017   2 comments
Juniper is advancing its intent-based networking strategy with automated tools for monitoring network health, testing configuration changes and maintaining peering arrangements between networks.
Google & Amazon Heat Up Machine Learning Rivalry
Mitch Wagner  
12/5/2017   8 comments
The two companies are introducing separate, competitive automated video and language recognition services fueled by machine learning.
IBM's Power9-Based AC922 System Designed for AI Workloads
Scott Ferguson  
12/5/2017   2 comments
The AC922 is the first commercial server to use IBM's Power9 processor and is designed specifically for artificial intelligence applications. These same systems form the basis of the new 'Summit' and 'Sierra' supercomputers for the US Energy Department.
Amazon Introduces 'DeepLens,' a $249 AI-Enabled Video Camera
Mitch Wagner  
12/1/2017   11 comments
Amazon Web Services pitches DeepLens as a tool to help developers teach themselves machine learning.
Amazon Launches Alexa for Business
Mitch Wagner  
11/30/2017   11 comments
Amazon Web Services' Alexa conversational interface is coming to conference rooms and desktops, with help from AWS partners.
Amazon Brings Machine Learning to 'Everyday Developers'
Mitch Wagner  
11/30/2017   5 comments
The new SageMaker service lets 'ordinary' developers build apps incorporating machine learning.
AWS Draws Disney in as Cloud Customer
Scott Ferguson  
11/29/2017   13 comments
Amazon Web Services has scored another big customer win with signing The Walt Disney Company on as a public cloud customer. The NFL and Expedia have also signed up with AWS.
HPE Adding AI to Data Centers Courtesy of Nimble Storage Acquisition
Scott Ferguson  
11/21/2017   2 comments
After paying about $1 billion for Nimble Storage, HPE is now incorporating some of the company's AI technology into its data center offerings, with the release of InfoSight.
Google Cuts Cloud Prices Ahead of Amazon Conference
Mitch Wagner  
11/21/2017   7 comments
Google wants to make it easier for users to create the right virtual machines with the right performance and cost for particular workloads.
IBM's Rometty: 'You Have to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable'
Mitch Wagner  
11/20/2017   6 comments
IBM boss puts a new wrinkle on old advice for success, as well as trumpeting IBM's century-long history of inclusivity for women, the disabled, and African Americans.
Multicloud Can Lead to Management Nightmare – Survey
Scott Ferguson  
11/17/2017   3 comments
A report commissioned by software provider BMC shows that the multicloud universise comes with its own set of management headaches.
Microsoft Doubles Down on Open Source, Analytics for Developers
Scott Ferguson  
11/16/2017   3 comments
To increase development in the cloud, Microsoft is continuing to invest in open source and data analytics technologies. At its Connect show, Redmond rolled out new tools to assist the company's legions of developers.
Cisco's Q1 Beats Wall Street Expectations
Scott Ferguson  
11/15/2017   2 comments
Cisco beat Wall Street expectations during its first-quarter financial report, and the company claims that some of its technology bets, including security, are starting to pay off.
Dell EMC Makes Machine Learning Road-Ready
Mitch Wagner  
11/13/2017   3 comments
Introducing hardware-software-service bundles for on-premises machine learning customized for specific use cases, for enterprises that need to keep their computing on premises.
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty: Darn Agile for a 106-Year-Old
Mitch Wagner  
11/9/2017   5 comments
Established companies can remain competitive if they are willing to change everything – except their core values, says the Big Blue boss in an on-stage conversation with Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff.
At Dreamforce 2017, Salesforce Doubling Down on AI
Scott Ferguson  
11/6/2017   1 comment
A year after first introducing Einstein AI, Salesforce is planning to double down on artificial intelligence at its Dreamforce 2017 conference.
'Hey, Spark!' Cisco Launches AI-Powered Voice Assistant for Meetings
Mitch Wagner  
11/2/2017   9 comments
Spark Assistant is like Siri or Alexa, but for meetings – fruit of Cisco's $125M MindMeld acquisition in May.
IBM's Watson Data Platform Focuses on AI
Scott Ferguson  
11/2/2017   Post a comment
The Watson Data Platform is expanding beyond big data analytics to include artificial intelligence, according to IBM.
SugarCRM Sweetens Cloud Strategy
Scott Ferguson  
10/25/2017   Post a comment
With customers shifting to the cloud, SugarCRM is looking to move updates faster through its cloud product, although it will continue to support the on-premises version into the foreseeable future.
AppDynamics Founder Launches 'Harness' for Continuous App Delivery
Mitch Wagner  
10/24/2017   Post a comment
Jyoti Bansal's new startup provides automated testing designed to reduce application deployment times from weeks to hours.
Microsoft, Cray Bringing Supercomputer Power to Azure
Scott Ferguson  
10/23/2017   Post a comment
Microsoft is looking to bring Cray's supercomputing abilities to its Azure public cloud to assist with scientific research and other developments including AI and analytics.
Cisco Racks 200th Acquisition, Nabs Perspica for App Performance
Mitch Wagner  
10/19/2017   Post a comment
Perspica will join AppDynamics, which Cisco acquired earlier this year, to help enterprises improve application performance in real time.
AppDynamics Complementing Cisco's Intent-Based Networking Vision
Scott Ferguson  
10/19/2017   Post a comment
At its user show in New York City, AppDynamics executives offered a glimpse into how the company plans to integrate more with parent company Cisco.
IBM's Long Decline Continues, Despite Cloud Growth
Scott Ferguson  
10/17/2017   13 comments
Cloud was up 25%, but revenues keep declining.
Cisco Looks to Professional Services for Enterprise Innovation
Mitch Wagner  
10/17/2017   Post a comment
As enterprise IT faces pressure to shift toward innovation, Cisco is looking to help shoulder the burden of everyday maintenance.
Instana Automates App Development & Maintenance
Scott Ferguson  
10/17/2017   Post a comment
Startup Instana is officially releasing its first APM offering this week at Dockercon Europe, adding automation and AI into the DevOps process.
Xerox CISO Readies Printers for IoT Era
Scott Ferguson  
10/16/2017   10 comments
Dr. Alissa Johnson, the CISO of Xerox, believes that printers are part of the IoT ecosystem, and that's where the security concerns start.
BMC Embraces Multi-Cloud, Strikes Partnership With AWS
Scott Ferguson  
10/13/2017   1 comment
At an event in New York City, BMC laid out an ambitious agenda that included multi-cloud, machine learning and a new partnership with AWS.
Alibaba's $15B R&D Investment Includes AI, IoT
Scott Ferguson  
10/12/2017   2 comments
Alibaba will invest $15 billion over the next three years in a variety of research and development projects.
Dell Putting Its Company Muscle Behind New IoT Strategy
Scott Ferguson  
10/10/2017   3 comments
Dell Technologies is looking to leverage all parts of the company as part of a big push into the Internet of Things.
IBM Combining Data Science Experience & PowerAI for Analytics
Scott Ferguson  
10/10/2017   Post a comment
IBM is looking to add more machine learning and deep learning into the big data analytics process by combing its Data Science Experience and PowerAI platforms.
Salesforce Launches CRM/IoT Starter Kit
Mitch Wagner  
10/10/2017   2 comments
Salesforce IoT Explorer Edition is designed to give enterprises a way to get started using IoT data to improve customer outcomes.
Splunk Fires Back at Oracle & 'Ludicrous Larry' Ellison
Mitch Wagner  
10/5/2017   1 comment
Oracle is fundamentally ignorant of the security market, Splunk says, after the Oracle chairman, chief technology officer and co-founder took aim at Splunk in a keynote address this week.
Salesforce's Marc Benioff: I Hope We Are Disrupted
Scott Ferguson  
10/4/2017   1 comment
At the Gartner Symposium and ITxpo, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff talked innovation, disruption, AI and working with AWS.
Salesforce Financial Services Cloud Cashing In on Retail Banking
Scott Ferguson  
10/4/2017   1 comment
Salesforce is preparing to expand its Financial Services Cloud into the retail banking space.
Oracle's Ellison: 'We Are Losing the Cyberwar'
Mitch Wagner  
10/4/2017   4 comments
Oracle's feisty co-founder says automation is required to fight off cyber attacks, and fortunately Oracle has just the tool to do it.
Oracle’s New 'Adaptive' Apps Know What You Want Before You Ask
Mitch Wagner  
10/3/2017   3 comments
Sales, supply chain, human resources and other enterprise apps make their own connections between data and try to anticipate user needs.
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