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posted in November 2013
Tablet Shopping Guide: 8 Tips
News  |  11/29/2013
The tablet market is more crowded than ever. Use our eight tips to avoid buyers' remorse this holiday season.
Docker Container System Works With All Linuxes
News  |  11/27/2013
New release of open-source Docker software container system eliminates need for AnotherUnion Filesystem to move apps from one flavor of Linux to another.
HarperCollins Rewrites Its Analytics Book
News  |  11/26/2013
HarperCollins uses a data-driven approach to make quicker, bolder marketing decisions.
HP, Cisco, Microsoft Ranked Top Private Cloud Vendors
News  |  11/26/2013
See who else made Forrester's list of top private cloud software suppliers.
Amazon Web Services Handles More Business Critical Apps
News  |  11/26/2013
Survey at Amazon's Re:Invent event shows that many AWS users are moving from test and development to business critical apps.
Xbox One Key To 'One Microsoft'
Commentary  |  11/23/2013
Microsoft's Xbox One isn't just about taking over the living room. It's a proving ground for CEO Steve Ballmer's "One Microsoft" vision.
Windows Azure Outage Avoids Xbox One Catastrophe
News  |  11/22/2013
Microsoft's cloud services, including Xbox Live, were disrupted Thursday due to a DNS error.
IBM Watson: First Medical School, Now An App Ecosystem
News  |  11/22/2013
Going far beyond Jeopardy, IBM's favorite child is rounding up friends to make intelligent apps proliferate, in healthcare and other fields.
3 Surprising Trends Among 'Pacesetter' Cloud Adopters
News  |  11/21/2013
IBM's latest global research on cloud computing kicks out a few unexpected correlations.
Salesforce's 'Superpod': Only For Giants
News  |  11/21/2013
Turns out the HP-powered "Superpod" is consistent with Salesforce.com's public cloud. But it's not something that many customers will use.
Salesforce.com's Salesforce1 Platform: A Closer Look
Commentary  |  11/21/2013
Salesforce.com's biggest announcement of Dreamforce '13 is Salesforce1, but is it a branding exercise or a game changer?
Get Ready For Internet Of Clouds
Commentary  |  11/21/2013
The IEEE wants to establish sufficient standards for cloud users to be able to move between services.
Infor CEO Charles Phillips Talks Enterprise Apps
News  |  11/21/2013
Oracle veteran Charles Phillips says business users expect enterprise app agility, mobility, and consumer-grade interfaces. But is IT on board?
Windows Azure Load Balancing: What To Know
Commentary  |  11/21/2013
Windows Azure promises cloud flexibility once IT overcomes Azure's built-in load balancing constraints.
Microsoft's Next CEO: Ford's Mulally As 'Caretaker'?
News  |  11/20/2013
Microsoft directors want Alan Mulally to shepherd the company through its restructuring while an insider is groomed for the CEO role, reports say.
Windows Azure Gaining 1,000 Customers Per Day
News  |  11/20/2013
IaaS for Azure and inclusion of cloud use in enterprise agreements has helped Microsoft's cloud services gain momentum, says general manager Mike Neil.
Partner Priorities
Flash Poll  |  11/20/2013
Salesforce.com, HP Partner For Private Cloud 'Superpods'
News  |  11/19/2013
HP puts compute, storage, and networking in one box so Salesforce.com customers can run private instances of its sales, service, and marketing clouds.
VMware Vs. Cloud Partners: Think Hunger Games
Commentary  |  11/19/2013
Now that VMware is a provider of its own vCloud service, where does that leave third-party providers? Pat O'Day, CTO of Bluelock, shares his take.
Will Microsoft's Next CEO Ditch Ballmer's Plan?
Commentary  |  11/18/2013
As Microsoft board closes in on a new CEO, the company's long-term strategy remains hazy.
Salesforce Debuts Mobilized Salesforce1 Platform
News  |  11/18/2013
Salesforce1 puts a cohesive, mobile-friendly, and API-rich wrapper around everything the company offers.
NASA, Amazon Launch Earth Data Repository
News  |  11/18/2013
NASA has uploaded terabytes of earth-science satellite data to Amazon Web Services, with more to come, to aid researchers and developers.
Pivotal Launches Cloud App Development Platform
News  |  11/18/2013
Pivotal One Platform, based on VMware's open source Cloud Foundry, comes with four application services on top.
Welcome To The New InformationWeek
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
We're leaving behind the old, one-way publishing model of business technology journalism and pioneering an approach that emphasizes community and true multiway discourse.
Amazon Adds PostgreSQL, Big C3 Servers
News  |  11/15/2013
Amazon CTO Werner Vogels announces PostgreSQL database service, new instance types, and the use of solid state disks to speed I/Os.
How To Break Down The New Cloud Silos
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
Business units are creating silos by bypassing IT and using public cloud services. Here's how CIOs can create order.
Mobile Transforms IT's Role: What's Next?
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
Mobile devices have reshaped the employee-IT relationship and how we work with tools like Google Docs. Brace yourself for big changes over the next five years.
Why Cloud APIs Don't Matter
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
Rich Wolski, known for his work at Eucalyptus Systems, argues that architectural features that define how each cloud works are more important than a cloud's APIs.
Microsoft SharePoint: 7 Ways To Achieve More
News  |  11/15/2013
SharePoint is used by most of the Fortune 500 -- so why do we still hate it so much? Here's how to make Microsoft's intranet platform work better for you.
70% Of Enterprise Infrastructure Offsite By 2018: Study
News  |  11/15/2013
In five years, outsourced cloud services will dominate as companies abandon the on-premises model, says the telecommunications company CenturyLink.
Microsoft Pins Azure Slowdown On Cloud Software Fault
News  |  11/15/2013
Microsoft Azure GM Mike Neil explains the Oct. 29-30 slowdown and the reason behind the widespread failure.
How PayPal Got Its Swagger Back
News  |  11/15/2013
PayPal CTO explains how the move to OpenStack and a more agile development process put the mojo back in PayPal's product line.
Pivotal Launches Cloud App Development Platform
News  |  11/13/2013
Pivotal One Platform, based on VMware's open source Cloud Foundry, comes with four application services on top.
NASA, Amazon Launch Earth Data Repository
News  |  11/12/2013
NASA has uploaded terabytes of earth-science satellite data to Amazon Web Services, with more to come to aid researchers and developers.
Google Helpouts Offers Lessons By Video
News  |  11/5/2013
Helpouts video teaching platform wants to be reliable source of advice, medical and otherwise.
IBM Answers Big Data Competition
Commentary  |  11/5/2013
IBM responds to big data trendsetters, from Amazon and Cloudera to Splunk and Tableau. Here's what IBM offers now, what's coming and what stands out.
CSC Gains Cloud Management Capabilities With ServiceMesh
News  |  11/4/2013
In buying ServiceMesh, CSC gets a set of tools and deployment platform for bridging enterprise data centers and its IaaS.
VMware, Mirantis Put OpenStack On vSphere
News  |  11/4/2013
Mirantis' Boris Renski, who opposed VMware's seat at the OpenStack table, announces partnership to build OpenStack private clouds on vSphere virtualized servers.
Dell Goes Private: 8 Things To Expect
News  |  11/1/2013
Dell CEO Michael Dell took the company private to gain more independence from Wall Street investors. Now that the buyout's cleared, what moves can customers expect?


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