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Mirantis and NTT launch their own partnership for OpenStack growth

Mirantis and NTT join forces to offer OpenStack as a service via NTT’s enterprise cloud and delivered from the company’s global data center network.

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Wipro is buying cloud consultant Appirio for $500M

Bangalore-based consulting firm Wipro is buying Appirio to catch up with Accenture and Deloitte in the cloud applications business.

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Here's how Google is overhauling its cloud storage offerings

There are big changes afoot for Google Cloud Platform's storage offerings. On Thursday, the company announced a complete overhaul of the storage options available to customers, complete with new storage tiers and reduced pricing.

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Dell EMC aims for a converged, custom fit in an off-the-rack world

Dell EMC says converged systems are too rigid in their deployment options and has come up with an on-premises offering it calls Validated System for Virtualization.

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Which is cheaper: Public or private clouds?

It’s a debate that’s raged on for years: Which is cheaper, public or private clouds? A new report from 451 Research finds that two of the most critical factors that influence the cost of a public versus a private cloud deployment are...

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Google is turning spreadsheets, documents and presentations into to-do lists

Google is trying to do away with the tiring process of figuring out who's supposed to do what after a meeting wraps up with a new Action Items feature.

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Riverbed searches for the IT Holy Grail

Riverbed strives to create the IT Holy Grail with SteelCentral 11, combining end user experience, infrastructure, application and network performance management in one platform.

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Red Hat and Ericsson sign open source deal

Red Hat expands its partnership with Ericsson to focus on OpenStack, NFV infrastructure, software-defined networking, software-defined infrastructure and containers.

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Facebook's 100-gigabit switch design is out in the open

Facebook’s 100-gigabit switch design has been accepted by the Open Compute Project, a step that should help to foster an open ecosystem of hardware and software on high-speed networking gear.

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Om nom Nomulus: Google open-sources TLD registry platform

Google’s latest foray into open-source software is a cloud-based top-level-domain registrar platform called Nomulus, bringing a substantial chunk of the company’s gigantic internet infrastructure into the public eye.

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CloudVelox eases migration of core business apps to the cloud

CloudVelox CEO Raj Dhingra shares his thoughts on how you get core business applications running in your data center moved into the cloud.

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Ubuntu 16.10 targets hybrid cloud deployments, supports Unity 8 development

Canonical's Ubuntu 16.10 Linux distribution focuses on hybrid cloud deployments, Unity 8 development and high-performance networking.

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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...

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Roqos Core router combines cybersecurity with parental controls

Wi-Fi router straddles line between consumer-friendly and advanced networking.

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The tricky, personal politics of cloud security

A new cybersecurity survey points out the hidden issues and concerns surrounding security in the cloud.

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GoDaddy ups the WordPress ante

WordPress hosts an unbelievable proportion of the world’s websites. GoDaddy wants to own a bigger chunk of that business.

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VMware embraces containers with latest vSphere, Virtual SAN updates

For years there’s been talk about what the adoption of public cloud and the advent of application containers would mean for VMware. The company is taking these innovations head on, announcing support for them in the latest updates of...

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Breaches, IT skills & innovation keeping CIOs up at night

To say that CIOs have full plates – from guarding against breaches to cloud migration to embracing innovation – is an understatement. But given the growing recognition of IT’s importance to organizations of all kinds, it’s also a...

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