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iCloud Apps Welcome Windows, Not Android
News  |  2/28/2015
Pages, Keynote, and Numbers are now accessible to Windows users, even if they don't also have an Apple device.
Red Hat OpenShift Commons Adds Fuel To Cloud Foundry Competition
News  |  2/27/2015
Red Hat looks to boost its cloud development platform by giving it a Commons where developers may exchange best practices.
Salesforce Service Cloud, Analytics Cloud Power Fast Growth
News  |  2/26/2015
Salesforce claims its Service Cloud is ousting SAP and Oracle while the Wave Analytics Cloud is driving seven- and eight-figure deals.
7 Linux Facts That Will Surprise You
Slideshows  |  2/24/2015
Here are seven things we bet you didn't know about Linux and why it remains a software project of historic proportions.
IBM Promises Bridge From Data Center To Cloud
News  |  2/24/2015
IBM said at its Interconnect conference its new services will allow easier shifting between the enterprise data center and public cloud.
Gartner Advanced Analytics Quadrant 2015: Gainers, Losers
News  |  2/23/2015
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms 2015 has Microsoft, Alpine, and Alteryx moving up, Oracle MIA.
Google Cloud Outage: Virtual Networking Breakdown
News  |  2/20/2015
Google's virtual networking software stopped providing routing updates, and customers lost their connections to the outside world.
Google: Docker Does Containers Right
News  |  2/19/2015
Two leaders for Google's cloud computing services talk about how they use containers in the data center, and why virtual machines also remain critical to their strategy.
Heroku Expands Cloud Services For Enterprise Development
News  |  2/19/2015
Heroku has added access controls and code deployment capabilities to its Platform-as-a-Service, which runs on top of Amazon's EC2.
8 Google Projects To Watch in 2015
Slideshows  |  2/18/2015
We're highlighting Google's top 2015 projects -- from the pragmatic to the peculiar. Once you've explored the offerings, tell us which ones are your favorites -- and which ones you think are total duds -- in the comments section below.
Big Data: Matching Personalities In The Call Center
News  |  2/17/2015
It's common for companies to record customer service calls. But what insights are they gaining from all that data? One solution: Matching customers with service reps for more harmonious calls.
5 Cloud Predictions For 2015 From TBR
News  |  2/16/2015
Infrastructure-as-a-service has moved toward commodity status, spurring Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and others to add services and specialties.
Stop Amazon: A New Era Of Cloud Co-opetition
Commentary  |  2/16/2015
The recent VMware and Google partnership shows how far competitors will go to keep would-be cloud customers from flocking to Amazon.
First American: Cloud Analysis Points To Savings
News  |  2/10/2015
First American title insurance ramps up Azure spending as Apptio expense metrics show a gain versus on-premises virtual machines.
Equinix Cloud Exchange: Private Access To Public Clouds
News  |  2/5/2015
Equinix is offering Cloud Exchange, where customers can select the cloud they want to connect with.
SAP Clarifies S/4Hana Release Dates, Licensing Terms
News  |  2/5/2015
SAP's Bernd Leukert sets the record straight on S/4Hana availability, licensing terms, and what upgrades current Business Suite customers can expect.
VMware NSX: A Cloud Pitch To Sell SDN
News  |  2/5/2015
Software defined networking is key to VMware's data center ambitions, so it's selling NSX-as-a-service through the vCloud Air public cloud.
SAP's Plattner: How S/4Hana Simplifies ERP
Commentary  |  2/4/2015
SAP chairman Hasso Plattner explains what's possible with S/4Hana. Analysts and customers comment on the evolutionary vs. revolutionary debate.
SAP S/4Hana: Big Bet On 'Simplified' ERP
News  |  2/4/2015
SAP S/4Hana promises in-memory performance, mobile-friendly interfaces, cloud deployment options, and, most of all, simplicity. Will customers upgrade from old apps running on Oracle?
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 Expected Later This Year
News  |  2/3/2015
Microsoft announces plans to release the on-premises SharePoint Server 2016 in the second half of 2015.
VMware CEO Gelsinger: It's Time For 'Brave IT'
News  |  2/3/2015
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger urges IT to manage virtualized resources, not physical hardware and networks.
VMware Shows Off New Live Migration, OpenStack Options
News  |  2/3/2015
VMware's vSphere 6 lets companies shift running virtual workloads up to 3,000 miles away.
10 Cloud Migration Mistakes To Avoid
Slideshows  |  2/2/2015
Migrating to the cloud can be challenging. Here are 10 common pitfalls -- and how to sidestep them.
Oracle, NetSuite Report Cloud ERP Progress
Commentary  |  2/2/2015
Oracle, NetSuite report strong adoption of SaaS-based ERP as SAP prepares S4 announcement. Is mission-critical ERP next into the cloud?


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