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Joyent Plans To Run Docker In Multi-Tenant Clouds
News  |  10/31/2014
Joyent will apply its container expertise to Docker for secure, efficient multi-tenant hosts.
IBM, Tencent Offer Enterprise Cloud In China
News  |  10/31/2014
IBM partners with Tencent, China's largest Internet company, to offer enterprise-level, industry specific cloud services.
Cleveland Clinic Taps IBM's Watson To Fight Cancer
News  |  10/30/2014
Cleveland Clinic will use IBM's Watson supercomputer to research cancer and treat patients.
Virtualization, Meet Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
Commentary  |  10/30/2014
More modular combinations of virtualized compute, networking, and storage, such as VMware's EVO:Rail, are on the way.
Cloud Computing: IT's Driving Again
News  |  10/30/2014
Enterprise spending on cloud has grown 38% in 2014, and IT now controls 80% of that budget, finds Verizon study.
Twitter, IBM Partner On Social Insight For Business
News  |  10/29/2014
Twitter data will be made available through IBM's cloud and enhanced with its analytics to support enterprise apps and business decisions.
NoSQL Database Choices: Weather Co. CIO's Advice
Commentary  |  10/29/2014
The Weather Company CIO Bryson Koehler sorts out the traits of MongoDB, Riak, and Cassandra. Best of all, he says, 'NoSQL doesn't lock you in.'
Microsoft Opens Azure Center In Australia
News  |  10/29/2014
Microsoft cloud growth continues, though Microsoft still falls short of Amazon Web Service's dominant revenue position.
EMC's Hybrid Cloud Moves: VMware Rival?
News  |  10/28/2014
EMC will do something in 2015 that subsidiary VMware can't: offer a self-service hybrid cloud that links easily to Microsoft Azure.
Microsoft TechEd: Cloud Updates, Windows 10 Details
News  |  10/28/2014
Microsoft announced a wide variety of Azure and Office 365 advances, new details about Windows 10.
IT Investments: 5 Common Mistakes
Commentary  |  10/28/2014
There are benefits to a new IT project, but the risks are higher than most investments. Here are five missteps to avoid.
2nd Watch, New Relic Monitor AWS Workloads
News  |  10/27/2014
2nd Watch cloud migration and management firm is now using New Relic to offer insight into workload performance on Amazon.
Amazon Moves Into Germany
Commentary  |  10/24/2014
On the heels of a losing third quarter, AWS opens a new data center in Frankfurt, Germany -- and the global stakes are high.
SAP Unleashes Major Hana Upgrade
News  |  10/24/2014
SAP Hana Service Pack 9 adds multi-tenancy, data tiering, and streaming analysis, while answering a longstanding cost complaint.
Microsoft's Strong Quarter: 7 Highlights
News  |  10/24/2014
Microsoft's fiscal Q1 easily eclipsed Wall Street estimates, buoyed not only by cloud growth, but also unexpectedly strong Surface sales.
Rackspace Bundles Collaboration, Productivity Apps
News  |  10/24/2014
Cloud Office gives users single sign-in to email, Microsoft Exchange, Lync instant messaging, and SharePoint.
IBM, Microsoft Cloud Partnership Examined
News  |  10/23/2014
IBM and Microsoft will put key software assets on each other's cloud services. Can they double appeal to enterprise developers, compete better with Amazon?
CenturyLink Plans Cloud Center For Developers
News  |  10/23/2014
CenturyLink will open cloud development center in Bellevue, Wash., to attract enterprise application developers.
Twitter Debuts Fabric SDK For Mobile Developers
News  |  10/23/2014
Offering ads, analytics, and authentication, Fabric aspires to be the backend platform for mobile apps.
Jive Improves Its Cloud Apps Game
News  |  10/22/2014
Jive's Fall cloud releases include connectors for Google Docs and Outlook Online, plus collaboration tools for mobile devices and new features for community managers.
Illumio Takes New Cloud, Data Center Security Approach
News  |  10/22/2014
Security startup Illumio has launched a granular scheme based on individual workloads, not firewalls or network monitoring.
Google Buys Firebase, Fills Cloud Apps Hole
News  |  10/22/2014
Bolstering Google Cloud Platform, Firebase service helps developers create mobile and web apps that store and sync data in real-time.
7 Questions To Ask When Delivering Cloud Apps
Commentary  |  10/21/2014
What's your goal when you make the decision to deliver your applications over the Internet?
SAP Cloud Plan On Track, Says McDermott
News  |  10/21/2014
SAP profits are down -- temporarily the company insists -- but cloud revenues are up and are set for growth through the Concur acquisition.
If Microsoft 'Loves Linux,' Why Not Red Hat?
Commentary  |  10/21/2014
Microsoft says it loves Linux. Enterprises love Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Is there a way to give this love triangle a happy ending?
Microsoft Battles Google, Amazon In The Cloud
News  |  10/21/2014
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella clarified the company's cloud strategy, argued competitors such as Amazon and Google can't match Microsoft's hybrid-oriented approach and enterprise expertise.
How Docker Changes Cloud Security
Commentary  |  10/21/2014
Docker's shared Linux kernel architecture isn't secure enough for multitenancy applications. This popular new container technology is, however, a great choice for banking, retail, and online apps.
IBM Lays Internet Of Things Foundation
News  |  10/21/2014
IBM is offering a set of APIs and cloud services through its BlueMix platform to simplify development for networked devices.
OVH.com Launches Power8-Based Cloud Service
News  |  10/20/2014
OVH.com is the first cloud supplier to use IBM's Power8 processor for data analytics services.
StackEngine Offers Linux, Windows Container Management
News  |  10/17/2014
Docker is doing what once seemed impossible: providing common ground for Linux and Microsoft developers, say startup leaders.
Salesforce.com Wave Analytics Cloud: Pros & Cons
Commentary  |  10/17/2014
Salesforce.com Wave is a big bet that's already generating demand, but will it live up to the billing? Here are six Wave pros and cons.
Hortonworks Updates Hadoop Data Platform
News  |  10/17/2014
HDP 2.2 adds more than 100 new enterprise-ready features, including faster SQL querying on Hadoop.
Microsoft Brings Storm Stream Analysis To Hadoop
News  |  10/16/2014
Microsoft Azure HD Insight adds Apache Storm real-time data processing capabilities. Machine Learning service gains free app templates.
VMware Taps CSC For Public OpenStack Partnership
News  |  10/16/2014
VMware offers its Integrated OpenStack for private clouds; now it has a partner that's willing to offer it as a public cloud service.
OpenStack Juno Offers Automated Hadoop Provisioning
News  |  10/16/2014
OpenStack Foundation's Juno release features the automated provisioning of three different Hadoop clusters.
Microsoft Brings Containers to Windows, Azure
News  |  10/15/2014
Partnership will enable developers to load and move Windows apps in Docker containers, just as they now do for Linux workloads.
4 Healthcare IT Lessons From Dreamforce 2014
Commentary  |  10/15/2014
Healthcare providers, medical device manufacturers, and data analytics firms explore innovative ways to engage patients.
Salesforce.com Dreamforce Turns Cultural Confab
Commentary  |  10/15/2014
Dreamforce mixes Hillary Clinton, will.i.am, The Beach Boys, and philanthropy with a smattering of new-product news and customer testimonials. Is it really a tech event?
Cloud Cruiser Expands Cloud Usage Tracking
News  |  10/15/2014
Cloud Cruiser 4.0 adds greater capabilities to track and bill for usage in hybrid public clouds and private clouds.
Accela Acquires Government CRM Apps
News  |  10/15/2014
Creator of cloud apps for government buys Government Outreach, known for citizen relationship management tools.
Cloudera Intros Hadoop Monitoring, Self-Provisioning Tool
News  |  10/14/2014
Cloudera Director tool leads off lineup of announcements, including upgrades to Impala SQL query engine and stronger security.
SAP Hana Platform Hits IBM Cloud
News  |  10/14/2014
SAP offers Hana Enterprise Cloud on IBM Cloud infrastructure, opening up a new SAP-managed way to run SAP apps on Hana.
MongoDB Launches Offensive As Rivals Rev Up
News  |  10/14/2014
MongoDB looks to compete on every cloud, as Microsoft and IBM gear up to steal its customers.
Deloitte Adds Boomi Integration To CloudMix
News  |  10/14/2014
Deloitte's CloudMix expands integration service to include Dell's Boomi, to connect Salesforce.com apps to enterprise software infrastructure.
VMware Adds Macs To Windows Virtual Desktop Scheme
News  |  10/14/2014
VMware is trying to make it easier for a variety of devices to run a basic Windows desktop, allowing firms to reach Mac users as well as PC users.
VMWorld Europe: Tools To Manage Multiple Clouds
News  |  10/14/2014
VMware vRealize suite will manage Microsoft Azure, Amazon, and OpenStack cloud workloads.
Salesforce.com Speeds App Development With Lightning
News  |  10/14/2014
Salesforce1 component framework helps customers build apps in a hurry, but don't confuse it with ExactTarget Journey Builder for Apps.
Salesforce.com Unveils Wave Analytics Cloud
News  |  10/13/2014
Salesforce.com enters $38 billion analytics market with a NoSQL-based platform that puts five-button data-analysis basics on smartphones.
Forrester Names Top API Management Vendors
News  |  10/10/2014
As APIs become the foundation of the digital economy, CA, SOA Software, and Apigee head the list of API management system vendors, according to Forrester Research.
VMware, EMC, Pivotal Launch 'Federated' Offerings
News  |  10/9/2014
EMC, with subsidiaries RSA, VMware, and Pivotal, create integrated bundles in bid for deeper customer buy-in and lower support costs.
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