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posted in November 2014
Facebook Data Center Showcases Open Compute Work
News  |  11/25/2014
Facebook's Altoona, Iowa, data center includes Open Compute Project data center network fabric.
Corporate IT's Darwinian Challenge
Commentary  |  11/25/2014
IT organizations face a gradual erosion, and possible extinction, if they don't address the dangers within.
IBM Courts DevOps With Dedicated Bluemix
News  |  11/24/2014
Dedicated Bluemix is IBM's development platform with host servers in the cloud dedicated to a single customer, for security and compliance reasons.
Microsoft Azure Outage: Questions Remain
News  |  11/21/2014
Microsoft Azure's East and South Central US data centers' performance plummeted while West remained relatively unaffected.
Microsoft Azure Storage Service Outage: Postmortem
News  |  11/20/2014
Azure outage Tuesday produced disruptions to MSN website, Office 365, Xbox Live, and third-party services, as well as possible data integrity problems.
Finding CIO/CFO Common Ground
Commentary  |  11/20/2014
Success awaits CIOs and CFOs who reach a level of competence in each other's roles.
How Amazon Kinesis Adds Speed, Resilience To Analytics
News  |  11/19/2014
Three Kinesis users explain how they use AWS's real-time, streaming data capture and analytics service to support their businesses.
Interoute, European Cloud Supplier, Makes US Move
News  |  11/18/2014
One of Europe's largest cloud service suppliers, Interoute Communications, will open a virtual data center in Los Angeles in December.
Tech Heavyweights Push For Surveillance Reform
News  |  11/18/2014
AOL, Apple, Dropbox, Evernote, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo ask the US Senate to limit mass surveillance.
Amazon's Container Strategy, Examined
Commentary  |  11/17/2014
Amazon believes it can win developers with new AWS Container Service, despite Google's big headstart.
Amazon Cloud: 10 New Insights
News  |  11/14/2014
AWS already has five times the compute capacity of 14 competitors combined, but it's still expanding fast. See what else we learned at Re:Invent this week.
Amazon Focuses On New Services, Not Price
News  |  11/13/2014
Amazon Web Services expands its menu, while dropping references to its leading price-cutter status.
Salesforce.com Lightning Connect Taps Real-Time Data
News  |  11/13/2014
Salesforce.com adds data-integration option for accessing up-to-the-minute data from sources such as SAP apps and Oracle databases.
Microsoft .NET Takes On Java
News  |  11/13/2014
Now that Microsoft's .NET is open sourced and set to expand to Linux and OS X, can it challenge Oracle's Java?
IndependenceIT: 'Switzerland' Of Virtualized Desktops
News  |  11/12/2014
IndependenceIT offers server-based SaaS to deliver virtualized desktops from an Amazon, Microsoft, or Google cloud.
SAP IoT Apps Tap Sensor Data
News  |  11/11/2014
SAP's new IoT family captures data from sensors, including Samsung smartphones and wearables, to power Internet-of-Things, industry-specific apps.
Salvation Army Finds Refuge, Recovery In The Cloud
News  |  11/11/2014
Nonprofit agency finds cloud-based backup and disaster recovery system is best and most cost-effective way to protect critical data.
SAP Helps Marketers Use Facebook Customer Data
News  |  11/11/2014
SAP analytic application lets marketers cross customer data with Facebook social data to improve digital campaign results.
Rackspace Launches Azure Services From Data Centers
News  |  11/11/2014
Rackspace offers Microsoft's Cloud OS platform from within its data centers, gives Hyper-V users cloud services backed by technical support.
Multi-Cloud Deployments Build Resilience
Commentary  |  11/10/2014
GoGrid CEO and cloud pioneer John Keagy points out the benefits of deploying workloads to more than one cloud service.
CloudHealth Automates Amazon Cloud Management
News  |  11/7/2014
Automated Tasks enables IT to define a cloud management task, set policies around it, and implement the task programmatically.
The Huge Internet Change You Probably Missed
Commentary  |  11/6/2014
Global networks have subtly morphed from vertical to horizontal architectures, with east-west traffic now dominating north-south. The impact on industry will be profound -- are your providers ready?
Microsoft Bolsters Azure SQL Database Services
News  |  11/5/2014
Microsoft brings on-premises database capabilities to Azure SQL DB as it claims market share gains for SQL Server 2014.
Dell Cloud Marketplace: Many Clouds, One Dashboard
News  |  11/5/2014
At Dell World conference, company announces offering to help customers manage clouds from partners such as Amazon, Google, and Joyent.
VMware Preps Australia, Japan vCloud Services
News  |  11/5/2014
VMware will launch vCloud Air in Melbourne, Australia, and take the beta label off its Japan service.
Dell Bolsters Analytics Software, Taps Microsoft Azure ML
News  |  11/5/2014
Dell extends its big data analysis capabilities, adding natural-language processing and integrating Microsoft Azure Machine Learning services.
VMware's ESXi Has Backup Bug
News  |  11/5/2014
The version of VMware's hypervisor that's embedded in shipping servers has a bug that under certain circumstances corrupts backup virtual machines.
IBM Launches Cross-Cloud Security Protection
News  |  11/5/2014
IBM's Dynamic Cloud Security can monitor and analyze data access activity and applications in IBM SoftLayer, Salesforce.com, and Amazon.
Google Cloud Cuts Prices Again, Adds Services
News  |  11/4/2014
Google continues to advance its cloud business with better virtualization, flexibility, speed, and affordability, but won't catch up to giant Amazon Web Services anytime soon.


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