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Intel & Hyper Combine on a Container Alternative
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12/5/2017   Post a comment
Intel and Hyper each aimed to improve VMs by adding the lightweight nature of containers. Now they're joining forces under the auspices of the OpenStack Foundation.
CoreOS Extends Tectonic Into Open Cloud Services
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12/5/2017   1 comment
Automated developer tools become part of CoreOS's Kubernetes package, Tectonic, as a way of encouraging open services in the cloud.
SD-WAN: Where's the Money Savings?
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12/4/2017   1 comment
SD-WAN is one software-defined technologies that could have big implications for enterprises of all sizes. However, it's important to remember that there are some essential best practices to ensure that SD-WAN can save the business money.
Intel's Diane Bryant Jumps Over to Google Cloud
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12/1/2017   11 comments
Diane Bryant, who headed Intel's highly visible Data Center Group, has left to become COO at Google Cloud under Diane Greene.
CIOs: Time to Run IT as a Business
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11/24/2017   21 comments
For years, CIOs ran IT as a separate entity within the enterprise. The popularity of SaaS and other cloud services have changed that dynamic. Now, it's time for CIOs to run IT more like a business.
AWS & VMware Vs. Cisco & Google: A Cloud Fight Worth Watching
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11/20/2017   Post a comment
In the past few months, AWS and VMware have formed a new partnership and Google and Cisco have done the same. When it comes to a cloud fight, how can IT pick a side?
Automated Service Provisioning: Getting It Right
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11/13/2017   1 comment
To get automated service provisioning right, IT needs to keep a few guidelines in mind. Here's a look at where to get started in your automation journey.
OpenStack Foundation Wants to Help Real-World Operations
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11/5/2017   Post a comment
With OpenStack now seven years old, the OpenStack Foundation wants to start programs aimed at real-world issues, such as integration and operations.
For Amazon & Microsoft, the Cloud Keeps Giving
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10/26/2017   2 comments
Another quarter, another set of growth numbers: AWS sales were up 42% in Q3, while Azure grew by 90%.
Google Teams With Cisco for Hybrid Cloud
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10/25/2017   2 comments
Eager to gain enterprise momentum, Google Cloud Platform latches on to Cisco and its massive installed base.
What If Kubernetes Is One Big Google Conspiracy?
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10/23/2017   2 comments
Google's latest effort at world domination includes Kubernetes, at least according to one theory.
Cloud Computing Skills Gap: How You Can Cash In
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10/23/2017   13 comments
A growing concern in IT is what skills are needed as infrastructure shifts to the cloud? There are no specific 'cloud courses,' but there are ways to take existing skills within IT and get your projects done.
Google Cloud, Edge Computing in the Spotlight at IoT Congress
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10/16/2017   Post a comment
At the recent IoT Congress show in Barcelona, Google put the spotlight on its public cloud offering, and how that is helping to fuel more interest in IoT, as well as edge computing.
Cisco's ACI Stretches Tendrils Into Other Data Centers
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10/12/2017   1 comment
ACI 3.0 expands the SDN platform's multi-site capabilities for the SDN platform, stepping on the toes of another Cisco DCI option.
VMware European Chief: GDPR Fueling Cloud, Security Adoption
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10/9/2017   Post a comment
As the new GDPR privacy and data rules loom in the European Union, VMware sees cloud and security adoption increasing.
Automation in the Enterprise: Don't Forget the People
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10/2/2017   1 comment
Automation is one of those buzzwords that CIOs are starting to pay attention to. However, before you automate all your IT processes, think about the people first.
Why the Right IoT Management Platform Matters
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9/27/2017   Post a comment
As IoT projects gain popularity in the enterprise, the right management platform can make a big difference. Here are some tips to keep in mind when choosing one.
VMware COO Sanjay Poonen: Our Cloud Strategy Is Second to None
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9/18/2017   Post a comment
VMware's COO Sanjay Poonen sat down with Enterprise Cloud News to talk about the AWS partnership and more at VMWorld Europe 2017.
Cisco's ACI Could Close the Cloud, SDN Gap
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9/11/2017   2 comments
After falling behind in the cloud and SDN game, Cisco is looking to make up ground with ACI. But is it too little, too late?
Stuck Stacks: How Free Software Gets Expensive
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9/5/2017   3 comments
The problem with free software is that upgrading it can get expensive.
Cloud Vendors: What to Look for (& What Not to Look for)
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9/4/2017   1 comment
The cloud is changing the way enterprises evaluate the vendors that they work with to bring new technology into the business.
Microsoft Researching Storage Based on Biological DNA
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9/1/2017   4 comments
Microsoft thinks DNA can solve some long-term problems with storage media assuming access speeds get better than 10MB per week.
Network Automation: 3 Tips to Getting Started
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8/21/2017   1 comment
Network automation can save an enterprise time, money and resources. However, it's not easy to start. To help, here are three useful tips to get the process going.
Serverless Computing: Why You Should Wait
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8/15/2017   3 comments
With offerings from AWS, Google and Microsoft, serverless computing has received a lot of attention, but be aware – it's not ready for prime time yet.
How CIOs Can Win Friends & Influence Spending
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8/7/2017   4 comments
It's time to be buddies with the CFO.
F5 Still Faces Growing Pains in the Cloud
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7/26/2017   1 comment
F5's Q3 was marred by macroeconomic issues, but the bigger looming issue is still the cloud.
Microsoft's Azure Stack Is Useful but Not for Everyone
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7/24/2017   1 comment
Microsoft is about to release its Azure Stack, which can help enterprises create hybrid clouds. However, the technology is not for everyone.
Intent-Based Networking: What Does It Mean for Your Cloud?
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7/17/2017   1 comment
Now that Cisco is jumping into intent-based networking, IT leaders need to understand the technology to take advantage of it. Here's a primer.
CIOs: Cloud Talent Is Closer Than You Think
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7/10/2017   7 comments
CIOs are always worried about hiring the right talent. However, there are plenty of talented employees already on staff. It's only a matter of spotting them.
Citrix Spins the CEO Wheel Again, as Tatarinov Departs
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7/10/2017   3 comments
Kirill Tatarinov lasted 18 months, but he's now out, with David Henshall becoming Citrix's fourth CEO in two years.
Avi Tightens Ties With Cisco
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7/3/2017   Post a comment
The virtual ADC vendor gets an official reseller deal with Cisco's NFV platform while also riding alongside the Tetration and ACI systems.
Cloud Hopping: 5 Tips on Migrating Between Public Clouds
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6/26/2017   1 comment
For enterprises wanting to move from one public cloud provider to another, there's a lot to consider. However, you don't have to worry about vendor lock-in if you follow these five steps.
Cisco Declares a New Era of Intent-Based Networking
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6/20/2017   5 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.
Wasting Money on Cloud: 6 Ways to Stop
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6/19/2017   1 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.
CIOs Need to Get Real About Security in the Cloud
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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.
VMware's Cloud Momentum Continues in Q1
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6/1/2017   1 comment
VMware ups its 2018 sales forecasts as a strategy built on hybrid clouds and cross-cloud architectures continues to bear fruit.
5 Facts About Cloud Service Brokers
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5/30/2017   3 comments
The middleman has gotten a bad rep lately. In the cloud business, however, your middleman cloud services broker might be the best thing that's ever happened to the enterprise. Here's why.
Forcepoint Takes Cloud Security Beyond the Perimeter
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5/24/2017   5 comments
Uses analytics to find individuals – and malware masquerading as individuals – that threaten the organization.
Java Inventor Gosling Flies to Amazon
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5/23/2017   3 comments
The former Sun, Google and disgruntled Oracle employee jumps ship to AWS.
Facebook Flexes Networking Muscles
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5/22/2017   9 comments
Facebook is bulking up its network to meet bandwidth demands of its hungry, growing user base.
Killing Cloud Giants: 4 Reasons to Consider Smaller Service Providers
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5/22/2017   1 comment
AWS, Azure and Google all get the headlines, but enterprises should take a hard look at what smaller cloud providers can provide. Here are four points to consider.
SDN Means 'Speed Da Network' for Cloud Provider Navisite
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5/17/2017   Post a comment
In the cloud, network agility often lags compute and storage. Cloud provider Navisite is looking to fix that.
3 Lessons for Building Cloud Services Teams
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5/16/2017   1 comment
As the cloud changes business, IT leaders need to rethink how their teams are deployed. Here's why a 'cloud services team' is one answer worth considering.
Console Connect Targets Cloud Lock-In
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5/16/2017   1 comment
The company's CloudNexus network for enterprise cloud connectivity gains the capability for efficiently moving data between clouds, as well as new automation features.
Land Rover Jaguar: 'Driven by IT'
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5/15/2017   21 comments
From virtual reality to autonomous cars, IT is driving change at Land Rover Jaguar and the entire automotive industry.
Augmented Reality Gets to Work
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5/12/2017   26 comments
It's not just for fun and games – virtual reality and augmented reality have potential to increase productivity.
Royal Bank of Scotland Banks On Cloud
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5/11/2017   3 comments
After a tough few years of financial crises and service outages, RBS is looking to IT and cloud to help drive transformation.
Payphone? What's a Payphone?
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5/10/2017   8 comments
Tech business consultant Jordan Howard inadvertently became an example of what she was trying to describe when she forgot the word for 'payphone.'
How Dell Absorbed EMC Into the Cloud
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5/9/2017   4 comments
Dell described how it will use assets from its traditional business and last year's EMC acquisition to address the enterprise cloud market.
Michael Dell: We're Seeing Public Cloud 'Boomerang Effect'
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5/8/2017   2 comments
Companies that go all in on public cloud are missing out on optimization and efficiency, says Dell Technologies honcho. Of course he has to say that.
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