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  • 10 ways Google improved its cloud at NEXT

    At its NEXT conference Google made the case that it is ready for enterprises. These 10 announcements are some of their proof points.

    14 March 17 23:21 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Cisco grows cloud menu, brings Microsoft Azure Stack into UCS

    Cisco today said it would expand its hybrid cloud offerings by integrating Microsoft Azure Stack into its Unified Computing System.
    The turnkey package, officially known as the Cisco Integrated Solution for Microsoft Azure Stack, grows Cisco’s Microsoft portfolio and let application developers and IT managers more easily deploy, manage and grow enterprise applications.

    10 Feb. 17 00:56 Written by Michael Cooney
  • Rackspace is cuting 6% of its workforce

    Texas-based cloud computing company Rackspace announced that it is cutting about 6% of its workforce in areas that have seen slowed growth in recent years.

    09 Feb. 17 09:11 Written by Brandon Butler
  • What's keeping enterprises from using G Suite?

    While Google has spent the past year trying to woo enterprises to its G Suite productivity service, it’s still the underdog compared to Microsoft Office, at least among large businesses. So what’s keeping it from broader appeal?

    07 Feb. 17 05:35 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • 7 Reasons your cloud will fail

    While cloud can lead to key benefits, make sure you avoid these costly mistakes

    01 Feb. 17 03:09 Written by By Lawrence Schwartz, CMO, SoftwareONE
  • Oracle outlines plans to take on Amazon in cloud

    Oracle is not typically seen as a leader in the public cloud computing market, but at a Cloud World event in New York today, company executives made their pitch f how they will compete with Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Salesforce.com in this market.

    18 Jan. 17 09:54 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Trump’s tariff threat may speed cloud adoption

    President-elect Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on goods manufactured in Mexico and offshore may accelerate the movement to cloud computing, analysts said.

    20 Dec. 16 22:00 Written by Patrick Thibodeau
  • Juniper boosts cloud analytics, machine learning tech with AppFormix buy

    Looking to bolster its cloud analytics and machine learning technologies, Juniper today announced its intention to buy startup AppFormix for an undisclosed amount.
    AppFormix brings streaming analytics and machine learning technologies to Juniper that are tailored for managing operations of large OpenStack and Kubernetes-based Hybrid clouds and Network Function Virtualization (NFV)/Telco clouds, wrote Ankur Singla, Juniper’s Vice President, Office of the CTO in a blog about the acquisition

    02 Dec. 16 10:18 Written by Michael Cooney
  • Securing the cloud endpoint

    For cloud’s sake, let’s reduce our security dependence on browsers

    05 Nov. 16 07:35 Written by By Kurt Roemer, Chief Security Strategist, Citrix
  • What’s behind Amazon, Microsoft and Google’s aggressive cloud expansions

    In the first week of October, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform all announced plans to build out new regions for their IaaS cloud operations. The new regions add to an already impressive roster of data centers around the globe for each vendor. What’s behind this arms race to build new regions for the big clouds?

    19 Oct. 16 00:20 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Case study: How LinkedIn uses containers to run its professional network

    LinkedIn has grown over the past 13 years from a single Java app with a web server into a $26.2 billion acquisition target by Microsoft. In that time, LinkedIn’s infrastructure and engineering had to grow with the company. Here’s how they did it, and why they rely so heavily on application containers today.

    14 Sept. 16 19:09 Written by Brandon Butler
  • How Lyft gets a lift from Amazon’s cloud

    Ride-hailing app Lyft launched in 2012 from Amazon Web Service’s cloud. Today, the company processes about 14 million rides per month, all still from AWS. At the recent AWS Summit in New York Lyft CTO Chris Lambert described how using the cloud allowed Lyft to grow into the company it is today.

    18 Aug. 16 01:43 Written by Brandon Butler