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Three ways enterprise software is changing

Today's IT shops must grapple with analysis, cloud computing and DevOps

Sky's the limit for Cisco Intercloud

Interconnected providers, all using ACI APIC, will number in the thousands, company says


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Maximizing Microsoft's Azure for Dev, Test, and DevOps Scenarios

Microsoft's Azure cloud platform has evolved far beyond its original offering of Platform as a Service to host .NET applications to what Azure provides today. Many enterprises don't realize the power built in to Azure (and the...

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Hybrid cloud adoption set for a big boost in 2015

Spurred on by rising enterprise interest in the hybrid cloud, the overall cloud market is likely to see great growth in the coming year.

Microsoft helps boost Android, iOS app performance with offline access

The company is offering a new developer tool to make offline access easier to implement

Uber temporarily suspends service in Portland

The move comes following a lawsuit from the city against Uber

Amazon Web Services updates console to simplify management

The company hopes to streamline management with resource groups and Tag Editor tool

Human error root cause of November Microsoft Azure outage

The November 18-19 outage was caused by an update that Microsoft personnel assumed to be sound, but wasn't

Forensic software gets around iCloud security features

Elcomsoft's Phone Breaker can pull data from iCloud accounts with a person's knowledge

Uber envisions a safer ride in 2015

The company is looking at using new driver screening methods, which may include polygraph tests

Microsoft and IBM keep the pressure on Amazon’s cloud

Deep-pocketed companies Microsoft and IBM are keeping the pressure on AWS with a flurry of announcements to close out the year.

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Financial firms pause private cloud plans to mull public cloud

There's been a seachange in the way financial firms are evaluating the cloud

Revamping the cloud for real-time applications

Increase in use of real-time applications is creating problems for the cloud.

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How to work out the kinks in the cloud

Large organizations are feeling the pressure to push ahead with software-defined data centers, even if they must build them using immature technologies.

Daum Kakao will release taxi-hailing app in South Korea

By working with local taxi associations, the company hopes to avoid the resistance faced by rivals such as Uber Technologies

Google's work on full encryption chugs along, with Yahoo's help

Code has been migrated to GitHub to foster involvement from the wider tech community

Google Cloud offers streamlined Ubuntu for Docker use

Ubuntu Core provides a minimal Lightweight Linux environment for running containers

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Apple, Amazon, Cisco, HP, eBay, AT&T & Verizon join Microsoft in cloud privacy fight

Microsoft's rivals and other tech giants will support Microsoft's legal battle by filing 10 amicus briefs with the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Microsoft has twice lost appeals over U.S. government access to data stored on...

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12 most eye-popping VC tech deals of 2014

While the three largest venture capital deals of the year in the technology industry went to consumer-focused startups, most of the other top investments went to companies building products that could reshape the enterprise IT...

2015: The year SDN and NFV go mainstream

In 2015, we expect to see organizations begin to take steps to truly embrace software defined networking (SDN) and its sibling – network functions virtualization (NFV). What other technologies and trends might we see in 2015?

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