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Content posted in September 2017
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.
Mirantis Leaps to Public Cloud
Mitch Wagner  
9/26/2017   4 comments
With Kubernetes management in AWS, Mirantis is going beyond private cloud for the first time.
SAP Looks to Tame Customers With Gigya Acquisition
Mitch Wagner  
9/26/2017   1 comment
With its Gigya acquisition, SAP hopes to be able to provide enterprises with a unified view of the customer.
SAP Launches Data Hub: Leave Your Data Where It Is, Centralize Management
Mitch Wagner  
9/26/2017   Post a comment
The SAP Data Hub allows enterprises to extract value from data in the cloud, on premises, or wherever it resides.
Cisco & Partners See Blockchain Opportunities in IoT
Mitch Wagner  
9/25/2017   1 comment
Blockchain will provide the lightweight security, interoperability and other services needed for Internet of Things applications, the companies say.
Whoops! Apple's New iPhone Software Breaks Office 365
Mitch Wagner  
9/22/2017   30 comments
The Mail app on iOS 11 is incompatible with Office 365, as well as Exchange Server 2016 and Outlook.com.
Manifold Launches With $15M Funding for Multi-Cloud Developer Services
Mitch Wagner  
9/22/2017   1 comment
For developers, buying everything from one big cloud can be like shopping at Walmart. Manifold is looking to allow developers to have one-stop convenience with the artisanal 'locavore' experience.
Cisco Intersight Aims to Tame Data Center Management 'Monster'
Mitch Wagner  
9/22/2017   5 comments
Intersight is a subscription-based management and automation cloud for Cisco's Unified Computing System data center servers and HyperFlex hyperconverged storage.
Is HPE Planning to Cut 5,000 Jobs?
Mitch Wagner  
9/22/2017   8 comments
HPE will swing the axe for 5,000 heads, or 10% of its workforce, by year's end, if Bloomberg is right.
Dell EMC: $1B Air Force Cloud Project Is Just the Beginning
Mitch Wagner  
9/21/2017   5 comments
Today public cloud, tomorrow hybrid cloud? Dell EMC provides some detail on the Air Force's big cloud move.
US Air Force Awards $1B Cloud Contract
Mitch Wagner  
9/20/2017   2 comments
Dell EMC, General Dynamics and Microsoft recruited for five-year IT transformation for up to 776,000 users.
Arista Slashes Cloud Networking Complications
Mitch Wagner  
9/20/2017   1 comment
Extending EOS on-premises networking architecture to public cloud to provide a unified infrastructure for automation.
Oracle's Ellison: We'll Beat Amazon Cloud Pricing by Half
Mitch Wagner  
9/19/2017   3 comments
Oracle introduces new 'autonomous' database combined with flexible pricing to beat Amazon pricing by 50%, Chairman and Chief Technology Officer Larry Ellison says.
SevOne Takes Network Analytics to Cloud
Mitch Wagner  
9/19/2017   Post a comment
Keeping software based networks humming with cloud based visualization tools.
Cisco's John Chambers Retiring Even More
Mitch Wagner  
9/18/2017   5 comments
Current Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins will step in as board chairman when ex-CEO John Chambers steps aside in December.
IBM Cloud Appliance Has Wheels & an Extendable Handle
Mitch Wagner  
9/18/2017   3 comments
The IBM Cloud Mass Data Migration appliance rolls data from on-premises to an IBM Cloud data center.
Microsoft Azure 'Confidential Computing' Secures Data In Use
Mitch Wagner  
9/15/2017   3 comments
Developed in collaboration with Intel, 'Azure confidential computing' protects data from malicious insiders, hackers and malware, and third parties accessing without consent, according to Microsoft.
Upcoming Oracle DB Hits All Buzzwords
Mitch Wagner  
9/15/2017   4 comments
With AWS in the crosshairs, Oracle dropped hints at a new version of its database coming October 1.
Google & Spotify Make Open Source Security Music
Mitch Wagner  
9/15/2017   3 comments
Forseti is a set of open source security tools, developed by Google and Spotify, for Google Cloud Platform users.
Looker Busts Analytics Silos
Mitch Wagner  
9/14/2017   Post a comment
Looker integrates best-of-breed analytics tools into a cohesive platform, as an alternative to having to 'buy your TV and VCR together.'
Apple Launches Animated Poop Emoji, iPhone X
Mitch Wagner  
9/13/2017   12 comments
With the launch of a new iPhone and Apple Watch, Apple demonstrates again how it succeeds by satisfying customers – despite the talk of reality distortion fields.
Avi Acquires StacksWare for Application Management From the Cloud
Mitch Wagner  
9/12/2017   1 comment
Avi plans to extend its load balancing and service software into multi-tenant cloud.
VMware Unwraps Cloud-in-a-Box
Mitch Wagner  
9/12/2017   2 comments
Launches integrated software cloud tool suite, as well as migration tools for enterprises and a certification program for cloud providers.
Kubernetes Assimilates Mesosphere, Honoring Borg Ancestry
Mitch Wagner  
9/11/2017   1 comment
Resistance to the open source Google-born container orchestration software is futile.
Cisco Exec Faced 'Terrifying' Deportation as Undocumented Immigrant
Mitch Wagner  
9/8/2017   7 comments
Rowan Trollope, currently a Cisco senior vice president, was nearly deported from the US as a teenager after his mother, 'a free spirit,' neglected to get visas for herself and her children when she immigrated to the US.
Google Launches Dedicated Connectivity for Hybrid Cloud
Mitch Wagner  
9/7/2017   4 comments
The new Dedicated Interconnect option is designed to improve bandwidth, consistency and latency of connections between enterprise data centers and Google Cloud Platform.
Snowflake Launches Secure Cloud Data Warehouse for Finance
Mitch Wagner  
9/6/2017   3 comments
Virtual Private Snowflake is designed for finance and other industries with high security and regulatory requirements.
HPE's Whitman Says She's 'Not Going Anywhere'
Mitch Wagner  
9/6/2017   2 comments
Though HPE CEO Meg Whitman talked to Uber about taking the CEO slot there, she says she's got work to do at HPE.
HPE to Acquire Cloud Consulting Business
Mitch Wagner  
9/5/2017   10 comments
Cloud Technology Partners helps organizations move to the cloud and operate cloud infrastructure. It's the latest step in a year-long M&A spree for HPE.
Following Amazon Partnership, VMware Is a Cloud Company Now
Mitch Wagner  
9/5/2017   3 comments
VMware has shifted its focus from the on-premises data center to the cloud.
VMworld Photos: Lego Las Vegas!
Mitch Wagner  
9/1/2017   6 comments
Impressive Lego landscapes and virtual reality demos accompanied the cloud and security advances at VMware's annual customer confab.




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