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posted in May 2015
Big Data: 6 Real-Life Business Cases
Slideshows  |  5/27/2015
Better data analysis enables companies to optimize everything in the value chain -- from sales to order delivery, to optimal store hours. Here are six examples of how major enterprises are using data to improve their business models.
Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2016 Preview, Azure Update
News  |  5/27/2015
Microsoft Azure and big data updates include public previews of SQL Server 2016 and Live Encoding for Azure Media Services.
EMC Buys Virtustream To Expand Its Cloud Offerings
News  |  5/26/2015
EMC will apply Virtustream's cloud software and managed hosting expertise across its businesses, including VMware.
7 Bold Tech Ideas That Will Make You Uncomfortable
Slideshows  |  5/26/2015
Elite tech leaders pushed the boundaries at the InformationWeek Conference. At least one of these ideas should make you squirm and think, "We need to do that."
Intel Gives Virtual Machines Container-Like Speed
News  |  5/26/2015
Intel hopes its hardware hooks and software shortcuts provide container speed while keeping virtual machine security.
8 Reasons IT Pros Hate The Cloud
Slideshows  |  5/25/2015
We sense a simmering level of vitriol whenever we speak with IT professionals about the cloud in our daily conversations, at industry conferences, and in other settings. Here's why.
Clouds Ready For Enterprise? Gartner Says Few Are
News  |  5/22/2015
Amazon's innovations and services give it an edge with enterprises, while Microsoft, Google, IBM, VMware, and CenturyLink nip at its heels.
PayPal Pivots From Platform To 'Operating System'
News  |  5/21/2015
As it prepares for independence from eBay, PayPal is trying to redefine itself as something more than a payment company.
The Great File Migration Is Underway
Commentary  |  5/21/2015
As the amount of data in files grows, more and more will find their way in a great migration to cloud storage.
Gartner Doubles Estimate Of Amazon Cloud Dominance
News  |  5/20/2015
In Gartner's fifth Magic Quadrant on cloud infrastructure services, Amazon extends lead, while Microsoft and Google try to keep up.
SAP, NHL Score With Big Data During Stanley Cup Playoffs
News  |  5/20/2015
The National Hockey League kicks off a five-year big data partnership with SAP with the 2015 Stanley Cup Bracket Challenge.
IBM Broadens Hybrid Cloud Portfolio With OpenStack Play
News  |  5/19/2015
With its OpenStack Services, IBM is looking to expand its cloud services portfolio to compete with the likes of Amazon and Microsoft Azure.
Linux Container Operating Systems: Thin Is In
Commentary  |  5/19/2015
From CoreOS to Atomic Host to Photon, a new breed of Linux operating system is slimming down in order to run containers. Will all of them survive?
Google Cloud Platform Drops Price, Again
News  |  5/18/2015
It's also offering a big discount for computing jobs that aren't time sensitive and thus can run during low-demand times.
Amazon Seeks Next Generation Of Cloud Users
News  |  5/18/2015
AWS has launched AWS Educate, an online service with self-paced labs, tutorials, and best practices for educators and students.
Cloud Foundry Pros & Cons
News  |  5/15/2015
Cloud Foundry has a mixed container message, but that's not keeping it from sailing full speed ahead into Fortune 500 data centers.
GE Prepares For Industrial Internet With Cloud Foundry
News  |  5/13/2015
Analysis of big data from industrial machines is creating new business models, but GE Software CTO Harel Kodesh sees even more disruptive business models on their way.
Open Source Platform Opens Arms To Microsoft's .Net
News  |  5/12/2015
This latest move from Cloud Foundry signals how the cloud is forcing old rivalries to fall away.
8 Reasons The PC Is Not Dead
Slideshows  |  5/11/2015
Now that phablets have essentially cannibalized the tablet market, the personal computer has a chance to make a dramatic comeback. Here's why.
4 Stages Of Hybrid Cloud Evolution
Commentary  |  5/11/2015
Hybrid cloud computing will involve companies using APIs from different clouds to bring services into a "home cloud" to work with company data, IBM's Rippert says.
IBM Bluemix Welcomes Microsoft's .Net
News  |  5/11/2015
IBM's Bluemix is adding the .Net languages, allowing Bluemix Cloud Foundry users to mix Microsoft, open source, and IBM technologies.
'Father Time' Still Negotiating The Future
News  |  5/11/2015
Harlan Stenn, chief maintainer of the Network Time Protocol, remains in limbo between full-time NTP work and a return to private consulting.
Controversial Lennart Poettering Finds His Place In Linux Community
Commentary  |  5/8/2015
The systemd developer produced an initialization system that no one liked, but everyone adopted for use with Linux containers. Are his days as a target over?
Cloud Computing: 8 Continuing Ed Programs For IT Pros
Slideshows  |  5/6/2015
Continuing education is a surefire way to increase your salary or get a new job. If your interest in IT is cloud computing, several high-profile universities offer courses in this area of technology.
Docker Monitoring: New Relic Takes On The Challenge
News  |  5/6/2015
The new application performance monitoring platform is more in sync with companies building applications as microservices.
SAP Lays Out Its Internet Of Things Platform
Commentary  |  5/6/2015
SAP's IoT platform envisions companies tying a "device cloud" back to SAP enterprise apps for predictive analytics and process monitoring.
4 Ways IT Can Inspire Business Confidence
Commentary  |  5/6/2015
An EMC study revealed that business leaders don't think their companies are ready for the data-driven future. Worse, they have no confidence in IT to correct course. Here's why it happened, and what IT can do to win back the confidence of business execs.
Google Launches Cloud Bigtable Database Service
News  |  5/6/2015
Cloud Bigtable brings Google infrastructure to cloud computing customers, and might be particularly useful for Internet of Things applications.
8 Linux Security Improvements In 8 Years
Slideshows  |  5/6/2015
Linux started getting really serious about security in 2007, and it has made big strides in the past three years. As open source code faces more threats, Linux can't rest on its laurels.
Google, Twitter, Red Hat Speak Up For Container Standard
News  |  5/5/2015
They're supporting a CoreOS standard as a "composable" piece that can help developers, but they also noted areas where the standard needs work.
CoreOS: Container Standards Needed
News  |  5/4/2015
Google, VMware, Red Hat, and Apcera are backing CoreOS's container specification, appc, as an industry standard.
Signs Point To A Coming Post-Cloud Era
News  |  5/4/2015
CenturyLink CTO Jared Wray, Intel's Nicholas Weaver, and others at Interop talk about a future where the cloud is just how we all compute.
Tesla Energy: Changing How Businesses, Homes Use Power
News  |  5/2/2015
Founder Elon Musk is leading the electric-car pioneer into the energy infrastructure business. Amazon and Target are among those with pilot projects in the works.
Salesforce Deal: Who Could Buy It?
Commentary  |  5/1/2015
A report sparked widespread speculation about the future of Salesforce. Is it ripe for acquisition, and, if so, which tech giant might buy it?


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