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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.
Employees & the Cloud: 3 Ways to Nurture IT Talent
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5/8/2017   1 comment
The cloud is changing the enterprise, as well the employees who work within it. It's time to change the way your business develops and nurtures its IT talent.
Domino's Cloud Service Switches Off Lawn Sprinklers for Delivery Guy
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5/5/2017   2 comments
At Domino's, PaaS stands for pizza-as-a-service.
OpenStack's Dead & Mirantis Dumped It? Not According to Vodafone
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5/5/2017   2 comments
Vodafone will use Mirantis OpenStack for its Vodafone Ocean cloud.
Rackspace CEO Rhodes Hits the Road
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5/3/2017   2 comments
Rhodes is taking a gig as CEO of an unnamed smaller company, as Rackspace President Jeff Cotten steps in as acting CEO.
Cloud Drives Infosys Plan to Bring 10K Jobs To US
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5/3/2017   3 comments
In the face of criticism from President Donald Trump that Infosys and other outsourcing firms are taking jobs from Americans, Infosys plans to open four tech and innovation hubs in the US, starting in Indiana.
IBM Scoops Up Cloud Assets From Verizon
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5/2/2017   8 comments
IBM is using Verizon assets to build out its strategic cloud business.
Red Hat Looks to Take the Pain From Kubernetes & Containers
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5/2/2017   2 comments
In a bid to broaden its appeal, Red Hat introduced, a free online development environment to simplify Kubernetes and containers.
Cisco Looks to $610M Viptela Acquisition to Simplify SD-WAN
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5/1/2017   1 comment
Viptela provides cloud-based SD-WAN that's designed to be easy to manage, complementing Cisco's existing IWAN and Meraki SD-WAN services.
Seven-Plus Risks & Barriers to Cloud Migration
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5/1/2017   Post a comment
Failure to plan strategically and siloed execution are among the pitfalls that can handicap cloud deployments, according to practitioners responsible for some of the biggest cloud deployments around.
Google's Pichai: Cloud's One of Our 'Biggest Bets'
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4/28/2017   14 comments
Google executives talked up the cloud on its earnings call this week, though the company declined to provide specifics.
Microsoft Wants Azure to Blur the Enterprise Edge
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4/27/2017   4 comments
Azure doubles sales again in Q1, as officials play up their plans to blur the cloud/enterprise border with Azure Stack and SQL Server 2017.
GE Builds 'Digital Twins' for Industrial IoT
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4/27/2017   5 comments
Collecting data from industrial devices to build digital models tests the limits of networking and cloud.
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