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  • Here's everything announced at Wednesday's AWS Summit

    AWS unveiled a smorgasbord of new functionality, including new billing for software-as-a-service applications, a new continuous integration tool, and enhancements to the company’s database services. Here’s the rundown of what got announced.

    20 April 17 04:39 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • SnapLogic's AI simplifies enterprise software connections

    SnapLogic wants to make it easier for users of its enterprise software integration platform to connect components of their business systems. The company unveiled a new feature on Tuesday that uses machine learning to suggest what users may want to do.

    20 April 17 02:35 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Five pitfalls to avoid when migrating to the cloud

    These stumbles and losses could cause business execs to back off from a bigger cloud migration. It also could cause execs to lose faith in their IT leaders.

    18 April 17 20:00 Written by Sharon Gaudin
  • Microsoft's new software tool helps enterprises evaluate cloud move

    IT professionals who want help getting a handle on a potential cloud migration have a new tool from Microsoft. The company released a new Cloud Migration Assessment on Wednesday, which walks customers through understanding what resources they currently use, and determine what a move to the cloud would cost.

    13 April 17 02:00 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Inside look at Hewlett Packard’s next-generation infrastructure

    Since the split with its sister consumer business, Hewlett Packard Enterprise has made a lot of moves to refine its strategy with a goal of helping customers adopt next-generation infrastructure, including its hyperconverged and composable infrastructure products.

    11 April 17 22:03 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Microsoft acquires Deis to boost its Kubernetes chops

    Microsoft is acquiring Deis, a company that makes tools to work with the Kubernetes open-source container orchestration system. The deal, announced Monday, marks Microsoft’s continued interest in container orchestration.

    11 April 17 03:37 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Enterprises get to work in the cloud

    Companies are using the cloud for digital transformation, research and collaboration, and more are moving critical workloads there.

    10 April 17 20:01 Written by Sharon Gaudin
  • Google is helping to build another Asia-Pacific submarine cable

    Google is investing in another massive undersea fiber-optic cable as a part of its plans to build out network connectivity around the world. The company announced Wednesday that it is helping to fund a project called Indigo, which will connect Jakarta, Singapore, Perth and Sydney to one another.

    06 April 17 09:34 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Google's Espresso networking tech takes SD-WAN to internet scale

    Google is working to accelerate the performance of its applications over the internet by building out a software-defined network at broad scale. On Tuesday, the company announced Espresso, a system that provides increased network performance to users of the company’s applications.

    05 April 17 03:00 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Serverless explainer: The next generation of cloud infrastructure

    Serverless computing has burst onto the cloud computing scene in the past two years as a way to process event-driven computing tasks at a potentially lower cost compared to virtual machines. But this market is so nascent that best practices for using this technology are still emerging.

    04 April 17 04:00 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Amazon Connect brings contact centers to the cloud

    Although cloud-based contact center software is still an emerging market, Amazon today introduced Connect, its take on this industry, hosted in the AWS cloud. The move represents AWS’s continued march into the enterprise communications market.

    29 March 17 06:08 Written by Brandon Butler
  • 7 Habits of the Effective Network Manager

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