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Scott Ferguson Cloud, Digital Marketing Driving IT Hiring in 2017
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 6/23/2017  

Cloud computing, along with big data analytics and the digital transformation of marketing, are helping to drive IT hiring in the second half of 2017, according to a survey of CIOs by Robert Half Technology.
Mitch Wagner Amazon Says Walmart Bullies Vendors Off AWS Cloud
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 6/22/2017  
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This company started small, founded by a visionary entrepreneur, and grew to dominate and transform retail through technology. The company drove competitors out of business and made a profound mark on the global economy. Later, this company pioneered the cloud.
Scott Ferguson IBM Targets Data Governance as Europe Eyes More Privacy
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 6/22/2017  
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With the European Union looking to strengthen data protection privacy right over the next year, IBM is looking to expand its reach into data governance portfolio by applying big data and machine learning to issues ranging from compliance to security.
Scott Ferguson HPE Appoints Antonio Neri as President
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 6/22/2017  

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman is stepping aside from the president role, and Antonio Neri, a 20-year plus veteran of the company, is taking over that executive spot as HPE looks to shed some old businesses and invest in new ones.
Mitch Wagner Oracle Earnings Soar on Cloud Growth
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 6/21/2017  
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Brisk cloud growth drove strong results for Oracle's fourth quarter, reported Wednesday. The earnings were highlighted by software-as-a-service (SaaS) revenue, which topped $1 billion for the first time, up 75% year-over-year.
Scott Ferguson Vapor IO's 'Project Volutus' Brings Cloud to the Edge
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 6/21/2017  

Startup Vapor IO is rolling out a new offering under the name "Project Volutus," which looks to bring the cloud closer to the edge to power a new generation of applications, including connected cars, virtual reality and artificial intelligence.
Scott Ferguson Lenovo Eyes Bigger Roles in Cloud, Data Center
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 6/21/2017  
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It's been a little more than two years since Lenovo closed on a deal to buy IBM's System x business, and now the company seems poised to capitalize on the acquisition with an eye toward expanding deeper into the data center, as well as the cloud.
Mitch Wagner Liberty Mutual Aspires to Be 'Software Company That Sells Insurance'
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 6/21/2017  
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Liberty Mutual, a 100-year-old insurance company, is jumping into the cloud, leveraging Cloud Foundry and agile methodologies to transform the technology it uses to deliver software and services to customers and employees.
Scott Ferguson Lenovo Doubles Down on Hyperconverged With Microsoft's Help
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 6/20/2017  

Lenovo is following the lead of several other of the major cloud equipment providers and doubling down on hyperconverged infrastructure. The company is turning to Microsoft to help provide an edge when it comes to hybrid cloud deployments.
Scott Ferguson Microsoft, Accenture Building Blockchain Digital IDs for 1.1B People
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 6/20/2017  

Microsoft and Accenture are partnering on a blockchain initiative to build digital identifications for 1.1 billion people as part of the United Nation's ID 2020 program.
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