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Docker Security Flaw Found
News  |  11/26/2014
Docker advises users to upgrade their container formatting system immediately to patch security hole in non-current versions.
Americans Flunk Internet History
News  |  11/26/2014
Pew Research finds gaps in what people understand about the technology they use daily.
Google Apps Gets New Enterprise Security Features
News  |  11/25/2014
Google for Work users can access a Devices and Activity dashboard to spot suspicious logins and a new security wizard to help navigate security settings.
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.
8 Tech Turkeys To Avoid As Gifts
Slideshows  |  11/25/2014
Is your holiday shopping list full of smartphones, robots, and drones? Here's our advice on what gadgets not to buy.
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.
Firefox Drops Google For Yahoo Search
News  |  11/20/2014
Mozilla takes up with new Firefox search partners that it believes are better aligned with its values of choice and independence.
Salesforce.com Tweaks Social Studio
News  |  11/19/2014
Salesforce blends social listening, analysis with content publishing and customer engagement, plus touts Wave Analytics Cloud momentum at the Salesforce1 World Tour event.
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.
IBM Verse: Can It Trump Google Inbox?
News  |  11/18/2014
Cloud-based IBM Verse blends email, collaboration, and social intelligence to show what's relevant. Main rivals: Microsoft Clutter and Google Inbox.
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.
Cisco Debuts Mobile Collaboration App For Businesses
News  |  11/18/2014
Cisco's 'Project Squared' features voice and videoconferencing, messaging, and document sharing for project teams of up to eight people. Here's a look at the features.
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.
TRUSTe Not So Trustworthy
News  |  11/17/2014
Privacy certification company has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle FTC charges that it deceived consumers.
Apple, Microsoft Fight For Financial Crown
News  |  11/17/2014
Apple and Microsoft are the world's two most valuable companies, though neither is currently close to Microsoft's peak value from the dot-com era.
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.
Microsoft Office Mobile: Right For You?
Slideshows  |  11/15/2014
Microsoft now offers free iOS and Android versions of its popular Office apps. Are they a good fit for your mobile productivity tools?
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.
Oracle Lawsuit Against SAP Settled At Last
News  |  11/14/2014
SAP will pay Oracle $359 million to settle the long-running copyright-infringement case involving its shuttered TomorrowNow services unit.
Windows 10 Update: 6 Facts
News  |  11/13/2014
Microsoft's latest Windows 10 build includes more user-inspired tweaks, more desktop refinement -- and more bugs. Is Microsoft reassuring its desktop user base?
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?
Google's DoubleClick Suffers Outage
News  |  11/12/2014
For a brief time, ads and revenue stopped flowing.
Virtualization Delivers For Children's Miracle Network
News  |  11/12/2014
Children's Miracle Network, which helps 170 partner hospitals raise money, wants to generate $1 billion annually through 2022. New virtualization infrastructure is helping to realize this goal.
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.
Microsoft's Answer To Death By Email: Meet Clutter
News  |  11/11/2014
Yes, Clutter. This new tool for Microsoft Office 365 users aims to learn which messages are most important to you, and restore order.
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.
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.
Google Inbox: 7 Reasons To Say Yes
News  |  11/8/2014
Google's experimental email client Inbox will change the way you look at email.
Windows 10 Enterprise Features Revealed
News  |  11/8/2014
We've gotten peeks at many of the upcoming Windows 10 features for users, such as the Start menu and virtual desktops. But what's coming for enterprises?
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.
Amazon Echo Awaits Your Command
News  |  11/6/2014
Echo microphone and speaker system lets you talk to Amazon's cloud and get answers, news, and music.
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?
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.
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.
Workday Streamlines Mobile Apps, Unveils Big Data Plans
News  |  11/4/2014
Workday streamlines smartphone and tablet experience, unveils plans for prescriptive-analytic "Insight" applications in 2015.
Nixie Nabs Intel Wearable Prize
News  |  11/4/2014
Intel contest judges are won over by a wearable, flying drone, award it $500,000.
Hadoop 'No Longer Optional,' Says Forrester
News  |  11/4/2014
Forrester says economics will make Hadoop "mandatory," predicts new roles, new software sources, and an end to skills shortage by 2015.
Microsoft Reveals Office For Mac Roadmap
News  |  11/1/2014
Microsoft hasn't updated Office for Macs in four years -- but on Friday, the company finally revealed plans for a new version.


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