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  • Using Salesforce to access SAP? Pour yourself a stiff drink

    The week after a U.K. court favored SAP in a US$70 million licensing dispute, the software developer took another customer to arbitration in the U.S., this time seeking damages of over $600 million.

    05 May 17 01:59 Written by Peter Sayer
  • How to size up a new cloud service like low-priced Wasabi

    Saving money may be a good enough reason to try a brand-new cloud storage service -- if it can deliver on its promises. That's the equation some enterprises may use when they look at Wasabi Technologies, an object storage startup that says it offers six times the performance of Amazon's S3 service at one-fifth the price.

    04 May 17 02:57 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Red Hat beefs up its OpenShift containerization platform

    Red Hat will offer native access to Amazon Web Services from within its OpenShift Container Platform later this year, making it possible for enterprises to configure AWS services from within the same interface they use to create and deploy containerized applications.

    03 May 17 04:03 Written by Peter Sayer
  • Public clouds are calling to IT engineers -- and their wallets

    Less than one-fifth of enterprise IT assets are in the cloud, but it looks like more are on their way. One-third of data-center professionals and IT practitioners plan to deploy workloads in the cloud in the next year, according to a survey by the Uptime Institute, an advisory group focused on improving critical infrastructure.

    01 May 17 20:00 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Linkerd 1.0 helps cloud services communicate

    Open source project provides infrastructure for service discovery, load balancing, failure handling, instrumentation, and routing to all interservice communication

    26 April 17 20:00 Written by Paul Krill
  • Deep dive on AWS vs. Azure vs. Google cloud storage options

    In reality, the world of cloud storage has many facets to consider. Each of the three major public IaaS cloud vendors – Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform – have a variety of storage options and in some cases complicated schemes for how much it costs.

    25 April 17 04:18 Written by Brandon Butler
  • 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

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