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Multicloud Can Lead to Management Nightmare – Survey
Scott Ferguson  
11/17/2017   1 comment
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   2 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   1 comment
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.
Google Cloud Spanner Updates: Better Uptime, More Support
Scott Ferguson  
11/15/2017   Post a comment
Google Cloud Spanner, the company's globally distributed database, is getting several updates, including multi-region support, as well as an improved SLA that offers near-perfect availability.
Amazon Selling Part of Its China Cloud Business for $300M
Scott Ferguson  
11/14/2017   1 comment
Amazon is selling off part of its cloud business in China for about $300 million to a local company to comply with the country's regulations. However, Amazon still plans to compete overseas.
Cisco Creates $1B Financing Program for Smart Cities
Scott Ferguson  
11/14/2017   2 comments
Cisco is looking to delve further into smart cities and IoT technologies with a $1 billion financing program for those communities looking to make investments.
China Overtakes US in Latest Top 500 Supercomputer List
Scott Ferguson  
11/13/2017   3 comments
The release of the semiannual Top 500 Supercomputer List this week shows China increasing its share, while the US tumbles to second.
Rackspace, HPE Delivering OpenStack as Private Cloud Service
Scott Ferguson  
11/13/2017   1 comment
Rackspace and HPE are looking to make the private cloud more appealing to enterprises with a new service based on OpenStack.
Talend Acquires API Design & Test Specialist Restlet
Scott Ferguson  
11/10/2017   3 comments
With the acquisition, Talend will incorporate Restlet's API technology into its own data fabric to make sharing data easier among its customers.
A CIO 'Renaissance' Needs the Cloud
Scott Ferguson  
11/10/2017   1 comment
At the TBM Conference this week, CIOs are looking to take more control of enterprise IT. The cloud is key.
Microsoft Looks to Secure Clouds With 'Project Cerberus'
Scott Ferguson  
11/9/2017   4 comments
Microsoft's latest Open Compute Project offering is called 'Project Cerberus,' and looks to make clouds more secure by protecting the firmware of cloud servers.
ExxonMobil Adds Fuel to a Digital Transformation
Scott Ferguson  
11/8/2017   Post a comment
ExxonMobil VP of IT Mike Brown is transforming his organization into an integral part of the oil and gas giant, which is helping fuel digital transformation.
Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS Updates Address DevOps Needs
Scott Ferguson  
11/8/2017   Post a comment
Nutanix is adding support for object storage, analytics workloads and an app marketplace to its Enterprise Cloud OS to address DevOps needs for customers.
Towergate Insurance: Achieving 'Good Enough' IT in the Cloud
Scott Ferguson  
11/7/2017   2 comments
After 20 years of growth, oftentimes through acquisitions, UK-based Towergate Insurance Brokers ended up with a sprawling IT infrastructure. After going all-in on cloud, the company found that 'good enough' IT is, in fact, good enough.
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 12 Eyes Greater Container, Security Support
Scott Ferguson  
11/6/2017   Post a comment
At the OpenStack Summit in Australia, Red Hat is rolling out its OpenStack Platform 12, which emphasizes container and security support.
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.
Riverbed Updates SteelCentral to Emphasize App Performance, Containers
Scott Ferguson  
11/3/2017   Post a comment
Riverbed is pushing beyond its traditional networking roots to build additional capabilities to monitor application performance, as well as containers.
VMware Acquiring SD-WAN Startup VeloCloud Networks
Scott Ferguson  
11/2/2017   Post a comment
With the acquisition of VeloCloud Networks, VMware is moving deeper into the software-defined networking game and likely to clash more with Cisco.
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.
Microsoft's 'CrystalNet' Looks to Eliminate Cloud Downtime
Scott Ferguson  
11/1/2017   1 comment
Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Research are jointly developing a new emulator dubbed 'CrystalNet' that could reduce downtime in the cloud.
IBM Cloud Private Extends Big Blue's Hybrid Reach
Scott Ferguson  
11/1/2017   1 comment
IBM is already a leader in private cloud, and Big Blue's Cloud Private platform extends that reach deeper into the hybrid cloud marketplace.
Jupiter Cable Looks to Bolster Cloud Services With Help From Amazon, Facebook
Scott Ferguson  
10/31/2017   1 comment
The Jupiter undersea cable, which is being built by NTT with help from Amazon, Facebook and others, is looking to connect Asia with the US and boost the ability to deliver cloud services.
How the Cloud Can Secure the Internet of Things
Scott Ferguson  
10/30/2017   8 comments
The cloud and the Internet of Things are closely tied together. In a special report, Enterprise Cloud News looks at how the cloud is protecting IoT.
GE's Predix Platform Finds New Home on Microsoft Azure
Scott Ferguson  
10/26/2017   7 comments
After agreeing to a deal with AWS, GE is now partnering with Microsoft to brings its Predix IoT management platform to Azure.
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.
Juniper's Cloud Woes Likely to Continue Into Q4
Scott Ferguson  
10/24/2017   Post a comment
Juniper Networks reported third-quarter financial numbers that were in-line with analysts' expectations, but the company's cloud concerns, especially around switches, is likely to continue.
Cloud Native Computing Foundation Adopts 2 Security Projects
Scott Ferguson  
10/24/2017   2 comments
Best known as the home of Kubernetes, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation is also adopting two open source security projects designed to protect containers.
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 Targets Cloud-Based UC With $1.9B BroadSoft Deal
Scott Ferguson  
10/23/2017   6 comments
Cisco is looking to expand its reach into cloud-based UC thanks to a $1.9 billion deal for BroadSoft.
MongoDB IPO Shows Upside of Cloud, Open Source
Scott Ferguson  
10/20/2017   7 comments
With a strong debut, MongoDB shows how powerful the combination of cloud, open source and digital transformation is.
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, Docker Expand Partnership for Public Cloud Migration
Scott Ferguson  
10/18/2017   4 comments
At Dockercon Europe, IBM and Docker on expanding their container relationship with a focus on public cloud.
ONUG Shifts Focus to Security, Analytics
Scott Ferguson  
10/18/2017   14 comments
ONUG wants to rebrand a bit and focus more on security and analytics going forward in an era of hybrid cloud.
IBM's Long Decline Continues, Despite Cloud Growth
Scott Ferguson  
10/17/2017   12 comments
Cloud was up 25%, but revenues keep declining.
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.
Juniper Hits a Cloud Snag in Q3
Scott Ferguson  
10/13/2017   Post a comment
Juniper announced this week that it would miss earnings estimates as its cloud business hits a downturn.
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.
Linux Foundation, Hyperledger Launch Blockchain Training Course
Scott Ferguson  
10/10/2017   Post a comment
The Linux Foundation, along with the Hyperledger Project, are launching a training and certification course for blockchain.
AWS Delivering Cloud to GE
Scott Ferguson  
10/6/2017   5 comments
Amazon Web Services scored a major cloud deal with GE.
Cloud Skills: What Matters to IT, Developers
Scott Ferguson  
10/5/2017   2 comments
When it comes to the cloud, the right skills can matter a lot to IT pros, as well as developers.
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.
Cloud Pushing IT Spending to $3.7T in 2018
Scott Ferguson  
10/3/2017   2 comments
Gartner released new figures that show IT spending is set to grow about 4% over the next year, thanks to enterprise spending more on cloud.
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Gets Compute, Networking Boost
Scott Ferguson  
10/3/2017   1 comment
Oracle is revamping its IaaS offering with more compute, storage and networking options as the company looks to challenge AWS more head-on.
GE Keeps the Lights on With IoT
Scott Ferguson  
10/3/2017   11 comments
GE is about ready to fully deploy its Predix platform, along with Asset Performance Management software, to its own facility to ensure the flow of electricity doesn't stop.
AWS's Andy Jassy: No One Thought We'd Grow This Quickly
Scott Ferguson  
10/3/2017   1 comment
Amazon Web Services is the undisputed leader of public cloud, and at the Gartner Symposium AWS chief Andy Jassy offered a window into how that happened.
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