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Dell Makes the Case for Cloud 'Core'
Mitch Wagner  
11/17/2017   1 comment
Dell reinvents the idea of on-premises computing.
Microsoft's Russinovich: Avoiding Cloud Lock-In Is Risky Too
Mitch Wagner  
11/15/2017   Post a comment
Sure, cloud lock-in is risky. But multicloud has its own risks, says Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich.
AT&T: 'True Mobile' Is Driving Cloud Edge
Mitch Wagner  
11/15/2017   2 comments
A new generation of mobility apps requires performance not available from conventional cloud.
Ex-Googlers Launch LightStep for Hybrid App Performance Management
Mitch Wagner  
11/14/2017   5 comments
LightStep, founded by ex-Googlers, comes out of stealth to offer an application performance management product for combined microservices and legacy environments.
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.
Quip Wants to Kill Email Attachments
Mitch Wagner  
11/10/2017   25 comments
Quip's vision is embedding discussion around business documents rather than swapping documents in email.
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.
Google's Diane Greene Opens Up on Her Life & Career
Mitch Wagner  
11/8/2017   5 comments
The Google cloud boss discussed her father losing his business after being falsely accused of being a communist, as well as her own ascent to the top enterprise cloud job at Google, in a wide-ranging conversation with Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff.
Google Joins With Salesforce to Mix Online, Offline Customer Analytics
Mitch Wagner  
11/7/2017   6 comments
Salesforce is also naming Google as a preferred infrastructure provider – but Salesforce is still keeping Amazon close.
Cisco: We'll Put IT Back in Charge
Mitch Wagner  
11/3/2017   Post a comment
Cisco and partners say that the cloud can help IT regain control of IT infrastructure.
'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.
Google Speeds Latency for Cloud Apps
Mitch Wagner  
11/2/2017   7 comments
Beefing up its Andromeda software-defined networking for improved cloud application performance.
Facebook Alumni-Led Database Startup YugaByte De-Stealths With $8M Funding
Mitch Wagner  
11/2/2017   1 comment
YugaByte says it can deliver the performance, scalability and reliability needed for a customer-facing database in a platform that is portable across clouds.
Google Hybrid Cloud Networking Gets Production-Ready
Mitch Wagner  
10/31/2017   2 comments
Enterprises can use Google's own network to connect their on-premises networks with Google Cloud Platform.
Microsoft Growing Explosively, but Amazon Retains Huge Cloud Lead
Mitch Wagner  
10/31/2017   10 comments
While Microsoft is growing 90% year-over-year, Amazon Web Services remains bigger than its five next competitors – combined.
Why Chevron's 7-Year Microsoft Deal Is More Than Your Typical Tech Contract
Mitch Wagner  
10/30/2017   2 comments
Score up another big win for Microsoft, as petro-giant Chevron establishes Microsoft Azure as its primary cloud provider.
Streaming Analytics Drives Digital Transformation – Tibco CEO Murray Rode
Mitch Wagner  
10/30/2017   2 comments
By collecting and acting on data in real time, businesses can move fast enough to beat the competition.
How United Airlines Uses Data to Take Pain out of Flight Delays
Mitch Wagner  
10/27/2017   27 comments
United needed to integrate eight or nine different, and sometimes conflicting, sources of flight information, to minimize the pain of delays on passengers.
Tibco Boosts Intelligence Cloud With Analytics & Messaging
Mitch Wagner  
10/26/2017   Post a comment
By its own admission, Tibco's tools are powerful but tough to use. The company is looking to its cloud platform to fix that.
ThousandEyes Probes Client Devices for App Performance
Mitch Wagner  
10/26/2017   Post a comment
New Device Layer capabilities, combined with previously available service provider and enterprise network monitoring, gives ThousandEyes Path Visualization the ability to provide end-to-end performance monitoring.
Microsoft Launches Kubernetes as a Managed Service
Mitch Wagner  
10/25/2017   Post a comment
Also upgrading Azure Container Registry to allow users to scale containers across Azure's global footprint.
Workday Looks to OpenStack to Power Growth
Mitch Wagner  
10/25/2017   Post a comment
As the company expands its customer base, it's looking to the open source cloud platform to keep up with demand without having to add new hardware.
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.
HPE Steps Back From Hypercloud
Mitch Wagner  
10/20/2017   2 comments
HPE says it's no longer selling custom servers for hypercloud providers such as Amazon, Google, Microsoft – eight big companies in all.
Cloud Security: Beware the 'Treacherous 12'
Mitch Wagner  
10/20/2017   2 comments
The cloud presents security threats that are different from on-premises IT.
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.
John Muir Health Prescribes Hybrid Cloud
Mitch Wagner  
10/19/2017   4 comments
Associate CIO Bill Hudson wants to reduce the organization's data center to a size small enough to fit in his office.
Cisco's AppDynamics Looks to Drive Business Value
Mitch Wagner  
10/18/2017   4 comments
New Business iQ software measures customer satisfaction and revenue through mobile, web, Internet of Things and more.
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.
Docker Climbs on the Kubernetes Train
Mitch Wagner  
10/17/2017   1 comment
Maybe the last significant container holdout to announce Kubernetes support?
Overhead Door Opens to Cloud Innovation
Mitch Wagner  
10/16/2017   Post a comment
The 96-year-old company has a hybrid estate, but sees the cloud as where future innovation is going.
What's Blockchain Good For?
Mitch Wagner  
10/13/2017   15 comments
Sure, blockchain is over-hyped. But don't let that distract you from its practical value.
Google & Partners Secure 'Software Supply Chain'
Mitch Wagner  
10/12/2017   3 comments
The open source Grafeas and Kritis projects are designed for securing and certify modern, complex software rollouts.
Cloud Security Startup ShiftLeft De-Stealths
Mitch Wagner  
10/11/2017   1 comment
ShiftLeft's service scans application source code for normal behavior and detects and remdiates deviations that might indicate possible attacks.
Cloud Networking Startup Teridion Taps Ex-HPE Exec as CEO
Mitch Wagner  
10/11/2017   Post a comment
Saar Gillai heads up a company that speeds personalized information from cloud providers to users.
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.
3D-Printing Startup Carbon Puts Down Cloud Footprint
Mitch Wagner  
10/9/2017   Post a comment
The company standardized on Oracle business applications to simplify internal operations as it looks to revolutionize the manufacturing industry.
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.
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.
Google Steps Up Insider Threat Protection
Mitch Wagner  
10/3/2017   4 comments
'Custom roles' gives cloud administrators the ability to give users the permissions they need to do their jobs – and only those permissions.
Apstra Automates Legacy App Networks
Mitch Wagner  
10/3/2017   1 comment
New version of Apstra Operating System helps enterprises 'cloudify' their legacy data centers.
'No Facts, Wild Claims & Lots of Bluster'; Amazon Hits Back at Oracle's Ellison
Mitch Wagner  
10/2/2017   4 comments
Amazon and SAP say Larry Ellison's claims against them are baloney.
Oracle, SAP Clash on Blockchain
Mitch Wagner  
10/2/2017   9 comments
Oracle is offering blockchain as a cloud service, while SAP plans to integrate blockchain into its Internet of Things, manufacturing and digital supply chain solutions.
Oracle's Ellison: Amazon & SAP Use Our Database Because We're Better
Mitch Wagner  
10/2/2017   11 comments
Oracle OpenWorld attendees are rapt as Larry Ellison delivers Sunday's keynote.
Kubernetes 1.8 Launches With Added Security, Enterprise Support
Mitch Wagner  
9/29/2017   2 comments
Google is jumping in with support for the new version on Google Container Engine.
SAP's Prime Directive: Aggressively Cloud-Agnostic Strategy
Mitch Wagner  
9/28/2017   17 comments
In contrast to competitor Oracle, SAP offers multi-cloud portability for infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS).
Apple Fixes Office 365 Bug in iOS 11
Mitch Wagner  
9/27/2017   29 comments
iOS 11.01, released this week, fixes a bug where some users were unable to send mail over Office 365 and Exchange.
L3 Tech Looks to Make Up Lost Cloud Time
Mitch Wagner  
9/27/2017   2 comments
Defense and aerospace company L3 Technologies is looking to aggressively adopt the cloud, following regulatory prohibitions lifting last year.
OK Google, Find Me a Job
Mitch Wagner  
9/26/2017   7 comments
Google Job Discovery – formerly known as the Google Cloud Jobs API – goes into beta Tuesday, working with new categories of companies.
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