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posted in September 2015
Apple's Tim Cook Dishes On Microsoft, Enterprise Sales
News  |  9/30/2015
In a chat with Box co-founder and CEO Aaron Levie, Tim Cook discussed Apple's enterprise push and business partnerships.
Microsoft Azure: More Mature Cloud Platform
News  |  9/30/2015
With Azure, Microsoft stakes claim against Amazon and Google, touting its ability to serve as a more muscular cloud partner for the enterprise data center.
Microsoft Alters Financial Reporting Structure
News  |  9/30/2015
Microsoft plans to report financial results in three business segments starting during the first quarter of its financial 2016.
IBM Wants To Bring More IT To Big Data
News  |  9/30/2015
With its new emphasis on cloud and analytics, IBM doesn't have time to wait around for data scientists to get their PhDs. Now Big Blue wants to train more IT pros to analyze big data.
IBM Buys Meteorix, Bolsters Cloud Service Offerings
News  |  9/29/2015
With its acquisition of Workday consultant Meteorix, IBM bolsters both its IT services and cloud services portfolios.
GE: IoT Makes Power Plants $50M More Valuable
News  |  9/29/2015
GE preps general availability of its Predix analytics platform, says managing utility output with Internet of Things data will increase an electric plant's value by $50 million over its lifespan.
DeepSQL: Containerized Database With New Performance Levels
News  |  9/29/2015
Deep Information Sciences has put its high-performance version of MySQL in a Docker container for flexibility and mobility.
Microsoft's Azure IoT Suite Is Now Available
News  |  9/29/2015
Azure users now have the option of joining the Internet of Things and collecting and analyzing their machine data with Microsoft's IoT Suite.
SnapLogic Update Adds Spark, Apache Cassandra Connectors
News  |  9/29/2015
Elastic Integration Platform update aims to trim processing overhead in big data systems making greater use of Hadoop.
Microsoft Azure Data Lake Offers Enhanced Analytics Tools
News  |  9/28/2015
An expansion of Microsoft's Azure Data Lake will include a new analytics service, and it will be ready for public preview by the end of the year.
Red Hat To Be First $2 Billion Open Source Company
News  |  9/24/2015
Red Hat reports 13% growth in the second quarter, improved cloud and emerging technology sales, and an expanded revenue estimate for third quarter.
CloudFlare Pulls In $110 Million, Plots Next Move
News  |  9/24/2015
CloudFlare is a San Francisco startup that is making a name for itself in serving content to mobile devices and warding off Internet attacks. Now it has $110 million in funding from Microsoft, Google, and others.
10 IT Infrastructure Skills You Should Master
Slideshows  |  9/24/2015
Infrastructure is no longer static, immovable, or inflexible -- and neither should be an IT pro's skill set. Take a look at 10 of the hottest infrastructure skills that IT pros should be considering today.
Amazon Cloud, Analytics Help Researchers Fight Famine
News  |  9/23/2015
Researchers in the US and China explore rice genomes with AWS analytics tools to develop drought and disease resistant crops.
HP Enterprise's Analytics Strategy: Solve Everyday Problems
News  |  9/23/2015
HP Enterprise will offer a a portfolio of IT operations management, security and other products. But it plans to differentate all of them by harnessing the power of its HP Haven big data platform.
Amazon Disruption Produces Cloud Outage Spiral
News  |  9/22/2015
Amazon DynamoDB failure early Sunday set off cascading slowdowns and service disruptions that illustrate the highly connected nature of cloud computing.
Amazon Adds Storage For Infrequently Accessed Data
News  |  9/21/2015
Standard-IA holds data that's not accessed often, but when it's needed, it's needed fast, not like the chilled-out pace of Glacier data retrieval.
Salesforce Drives Analytics Deeper Into Sales Process
News  |  9/18/2015
Salesforce's announcements at Dreamforce this year illustrate how it's seizing hold of analytics and putting it to work for its systems.
Salesforce IoT Cloud Success Rests On Informatica Partnership
News  |  9/17/2015
Salesforce has set up its Internet of Things cloud, but it's counting on Informatica to help customers move data into it.
SalesforceIQ Gathers Intelligence For Customers Big And Small
News  |  9/17/2015
SalesforceIQ, which works with enterprises and small business, will gather information from email and other applications for sales guidance.
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick: Every Car Should Be Ours
News  |  9/16/2015
Uber's CEO thinks his company should handle every car and truck on the road, and that if this happened, you'd like it.
Salesforce Brings Internet Of Things Data Into CRM
News  |  9/16/2015
IoT Cloud will enable customers to use sensor-gathered data in their customer relationship management software and take action on what they find.
HP Planning 30,000 Job Cuts In Restructuring Move
News  |  9/16/2015
HP is looking to cut even more of its workforce in conjunction with a Nov. 1 corporate split intended to make the company more agile and efficient.
Planet Labs Revolutionizes Earth Views With Inexpensive Satellites
News  |  9/16/2015
Shoebox-sized Dove satellites capture ongoing high-resolution images of earth from small, low-cost satellites.
Salesforce Expands Wave Analytics Platform Capabilities
News  |  9/15/2015
Salesforce tries to inject more analytics into customers' operations as they use CRM data and third-party applications.
Brisk Pulls Data From Salesforce Partners
News  |  9/15/2015
A new product from a Swedish firm pulls together "personalized" sales rep information from many Salesforce partner apps.
Salesforce Customers Investing In Multiple Clouds, Report Finds
News  |  9/11/2015
Bluewolf consulting has released its fourth customer feedback report on Salesforce. It finds that the use of multiple clouds is increasing.
IBM Acquires StrongLoop, Boosting Node.js Support
News  |  9/11/2015
IBM's acquisition streak continues with the buyout of StrongLoop, which boosts Big Blue's Node.js portfolio of services and support.
Salesforce Beefs Up Heroku For Custom Enterprise Apps
News  |  9/10/2015
Salesforce App Cloud ties together Salesforce's CRM apps, Force.com platform, and Heroku platform to run various parts of an application.
Vint Cerf Wants Your Help Re-Imagining The Internet
News  |  9/10/2015
Vint Cerf, recognized as one of the fathers of the Internet, is using social media to generate new ideas about how the Web should evolve.
IBM, ARM Partner On IoT Development
News  |  9/4/2015
The deal gives IBM access to ARM's IoT sensor technology and provides developers better and faster ways to analyze and process the data once it has been collected.
Salesforce App Eases Tasks For Service Reps
News  |  9/3/2015
Salesforce reveals Service Wave Analytics, a role-specific application built on its Wave Platform that gathers information for service representatives and their managers.
VMware's Stealth Strategy: Gain Public Cloud Revenues
News  |  9/2/2015
VMware thinks it's gained more ground in the public cloud market than analysts realize; it won't be pushed out by Amazon.
Google Logo Gets Mobile Makeover
News  |  9/2/2015
Google has swapped out its old logo in favor of a simpler design optimized for a broader range of devices.
VMware Goes All-In On Containers
News  |  9/1/2015
New VMware products elevate containers from an afterthought to a primary vehicle for application delivery.


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