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CoreOS Unveils Linux Containers As A Service
News  |  6/30/2014
New version of Linux for the containerization of cloud servers is now available on a monthly subscription basis.
Apple Kills Aperture Photo App
News  |  6/30/2014
Apple will replace Aperture with OS X Yosemite's built-in Photos app, but the company says it remains committed to its professional customers.
Microsoft Explains Exchange Outage
News  |  6/30/2014
Microsoft pledges to do better after frustrating customers with last week's Exchange Online and Lync Online outages.
Google I/O 2014: 10 Big Developments
Slideshows  |  6/28/2014
Google unveiled everything from Android to wearable news at its annual developers show. Here are the developments that matter most.
Google I/O: Hello Dataflow, Goodbye MapReduce
News  |  6/27/2014
Google introduces Dataflow to handle streams and batches of big data, replacing MapReduce and challenging other public cloud services.
Dell Focuses On Security
News  |  6/26/2014
Dell made a flurry of security-minded announcements this week, highlighted by improvements to its Dropbox for Business integration.
Google I/O: Android Interface, Cloud Advances Star
News  |  6/26/2014
Day one of Google I/O lacked skydivers but delivered new APIs, tools, and connectivity to push Google's mobile device and cloud capabilities forward.
Cloud Improves SEC's Bottom Line
News  |  6/25/2014
Move to cloud helps Securities and Exchange Commission collect, analyze, and report on financial data more efficiently.
Cloud ROI: 4 Critical Considerations
News  |  6/25/2014
The nature of pay-as-you-go makes the cost calculation seem easy. It's not, but it is more critical than ever
Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo
News  |  6/25/2014
Supreme Court rules that Aereo's scheme for delivering broadcast TV over the Internet violates copyright law; legality of cloud storage and other services remains unresolved.
Joyent Joins Containers Debate
News  |  6/25/2014
Joyent's SmartDataCenter 7 package offers on-premises provisioning and management of containers and virtual machines. Watch out, OpenStack?
Cloud Migration Turbulence Continues, Survey Says
News  |  6/24/2014
Many companies are "flying blind" in their efforts to embrace the cloud, a VMware-sponsored survey says.
Microsoft Exchange Online Suffers Service Outage
News  |  6/24/2014
Service disruptions with Microsoft's Exchange Online left many companies with no email on Tuesday.
Microsoft $650 Macbook Air Trade-In: Fine Print
News  |  6/24/2014
MacBook Air owners can get up to $650 -- which would cover all but $149 of the Surface Pro 3's starting price -- if they trade in their Apple hardware. However, read the fine print.
Google I/O: Pressure Is On
Commentary  |  6/24/2014
Amazon, Apple, and Samsung all made moves this month to neutralize Google. Here are four things the Internet titan should do at Google I/O this week to fight back.
Aereo Vs. Broadcasters: 5 Questions For Supreme Court
News  |  6/23/2014
Should accessing an antenna and a DVR through the cloud be treated as any different under the law than doing so in your own home?
Microsoft OneDrive: Cloud Storage Price Showdown
News  |  6/23/2014
Microsoft has boosted cloud storage and dropped prices. Is OneDrive now the best deal in town?
Cloud Trends To Watch: Structure 2014
Commentary  |  6/23/2014
What's going on with jostling among Cloud Foundry, Docker, VMware, and Red Hat? Structure conference yielded several surprising conclusions.
Which IT Is Really Core? InformationWeek Video
Commentary  |  6/23/2014
Box's Aaron Levie, GM's Randy Mott, and others weigh in on the role of outsourcing, insourcing, cloud.
Oracle Turns Cloud Corner
News  |  6/20/2014
Oracle ends fiscal year with double-digit cloud gain, flat software sales, and hardware gains. CEO Ellison sets sights on Salesforce.com.
Rackspace Touts Containers On Bare Metal Servers
News  |  6/20/2014
Rackspace lets customers run Linux containers on bare metal servers for maximum efficiency. Customer Pantheon shares interesting results.
Hybrid Clouds: What Are They Good For?
News  |  6/19/2014
IT faces a high-stakes decision: Which workloads to run on public versus private infrastructure. See what 383 survey respondents have to say on the matter
Agriculture Dept. Turns To SDN
News  |  6/19/2014
USDA's National Information Technology Center adopts software-defined networking in quest for "faster, better, cheaper" cloud services.
Amazon's Vogels: Sensitive Data Vs. Snowden Fear
News  |  6/19/2014
Amazon CTO Werner Vogels, at Structure 2014 conference, disputes notion that holders of sensitive data will reject cloud after Snowden revelations.
Cloud Contracts: 8 Questions To Ask
Slideshows  |  6/19/2014
What should you look for in a cloud contract? What's hiding in cloud providers' service-level agreements and terms? Read our expert guide.
Cloud Disaster Recovery: CIOs Must Lead
News  |  6/18/2014
IT teams wary of public cloud often discount its value in disaster recovery. That does a disservice to the business.
Amazon, Google Spar Over SSDs In Cloud
News  |  6/18/2014
Amazon makes solid state disks its default storage offering for running workloads in the cloud. Is Google ready to match that move?
Frictionless IT: How To Get To Hybrid Cloud
News  |  6/17/2014
Virtualization is commonplace in data centers, but here's how and why to take the next leap and create a hybrid cloud environment.
CloudHealth Finds Path To Amazon Savings
News  |  6/17/2014
CloudHealth Technologies tracks usage of Amazon Web Services and recommends ways to improve service and cut costs.
VMware VP: Linux Containers Are Complementary
News  |  6/13/2014
VMware VP Mathew Lodge talks hybrid cloud, Amazon Web Services, and Docker containers.
What Docker Means For VMware, Cloud
Commentary  |  6/12/2014
Docker containers, backed by an unlikely group of allies, are suddenly the talk of the cloud community. What do containers represent in terms of IT's existing investment in VMware?
IBM Launches SoftLayer Data Centers
News  |  6/11/2014
Two new data centers allow federal agencies to create cloud services quickly and securely on both virtual and bare metal servers. FedRAMP and FISMA certifications are in the works.
GoGrid Emerges As Cloud's Big Data Specialist
News  |  6/11/2014
GoGrid founder John Keagy says company's IaaS architecture, designed for big data, provides higher performance than other clouds.
5 Hybrid Cloud Gotchas
News  |  6/10/2014
Mixing public and private can deliver the best of both cloud worlds. But beware management complexity, cost volatility, data protection, and other potential snafus.
In Praise Of Shadow IT
Commentary  |  6/9/2014
80% of those employed by enterprises larger than 1,000 people circumvent IT to use cloud-based tools, new research says. I say let them.
Is Hybrid Cloudy With Chance Of Failure? InformationWeek Video
Commentary  |  6/9/2014
Netflix's former cloud architect Adrian Cockcroft and other cloud experts weigh in on the realities of hybrid cloud.
IoT, IPv6 Coming To The Connected Home
Commentary  |  6/9/2014
The Internet of Things revolution is happening -- one network operator, beach condo, and early-adopting grandfather at a time.
Feds Need Cloud Procurement Standards
News  |  6/5/2014
Federal agencies should develop a common way to evaluate services and prices offered by cloud service providers, says TechAmerica Foundation.
Gartner's Magic Quadrant 2014 For Cloud: Winners & Losers
News  |  6/4/2014
Gartner's annual graphic of competitive positioning among tech providers reflects challenges for Rackspace, Dimension Data, and some other vendors.
VMware Fires Back At Amazon 'Import Portal'
News  |  6/4/2014
Amazon threatens VMware turf with a new Connector and Import Portal. VMware's response: Not true hybrid cloud.
One Data, Undivided
Commentary  |  6/4/2014
Having multiple copies of data to satisfy users and security concerns is costing companies time and money to maintain. The solution is the cloud.
Amazon Opens On-Ramp For VMware Workloads
News  |  6/3/2014
Amazon Web Services makes a bid for VMware-based workloads by giving vCenter virtual machine admins a direct link to its EC2 cloud.


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