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Cloud migrations require big changes in IT staffing

These three CIOs have learned to weather the organizational and staffing changes caused by cloud computing.

10 open source tools to make Docker even more powerful

10 open source tools to make Docker even more powerful

Better management, Web front ends, improved visibility into container apps -- the Docker ecosystem is evolving quickly, thanks to its vibrant open source community

Movie industry yells 'Cut!' on wearables in theaters

Two U.S. movie industry groups, citing piracy concerns, have adopted a zero-tolerance policy on wearables with cameras

Office 365 admins get spreadsheet search help

The new capabilities are aimed at companies struggling to manually maintain a comprehensive inventory of critical spreadsheets

BitYota cloud data warehouse gets a boost from Microsoft Azure

The BitYota cloud data warehouse can ingest semi-structured data natively, for instant analysis

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Cleveland Clinic uses IBM's Watson in the cloud to fight cancer

The Cleveland Clinic is beginning a pilot program with a cloud service based on IBM's Watson cognitive computing technology to aid its research into new cancer treatments.

Facebook: $15 billion of WhatsApp's value is based on what it could be

Facebook revealed the calculations behind the massive acquisition price for the first time

EMC and NetApp make their moves in the cloud

EMC and NetApp each made significant advancements to their cloud offerings today, looking to stake their claim in the growing IaaS market

Facebook sales, driven by mobile, shoot up nearly 60 percent

Roughly two thirds of total revenue came from mobile ads

What it's like living on a Chromebook, Part 1

I did all my work and personal computing on a Chromebook for five days. Here's what I've found so far.

SoftBank betting $10 billion on Indian Internet market

SoftBank also announced investments in two online businesses in India

IBM sends Cognos, SPSS to the cloud

IBM continues to migrate its portfolio of enterprise software to the cloud

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Speedboats race with the cloud

With the cloud, SilverHook Powerboats can track the company boat's performance during offshore races and keep fans and racing officials updated with animated visualizations in real time.

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Internet2: Chief Innovation Officer wanted

Internet2 is looking for a Chief Innovation Officer (CINO) to join its executive leadership team, and has assembled a panel of higher education and corporate leaders to search for one.

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NoSQL takes the database market by storm

The NoSQL database market is a small but increasingly important segment of the database market, and it’s giving SQL database vendors a scare

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How RMS put its catastrophe modeling software in the cloud

After hosting its software on Amazon Web Services, risk management firm RMS decided to move to a private cloud. The decision paid off, largely because RMS got a little help from its friends.

Big Switch rolls out SDN starter kits

SDN pioneer Big Switch Networks this week is expected to unveil “starter kits” designed for its Big Cloud Fabric product that began shipping in September amidst a stream of positive product reviews.

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New products of the week 10.27.2014

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Core Security and SUSE

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