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Battle of the clouds: Amazon Web Services vs. Microsoft Azure vs. Google Cloud Platform

With more and more workloads going to the cloud, and the top vendors being as competitive as they’ve been, deciding on which provider to go with isn’t getting any easier. This handy guide will outline the pros and cons of each...

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The cloud is growing 7 times faster than the rest of IT

The latest IDC forecast says public cloud spending will grow almost 25% this year, topping $122 billion. And the growth keeps up through 2020.

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Why Azure’s cloud chief believes Microsoft is in prime position

Most analysts say Amazon Web Services is the top IaaS public cloud. Most also agree that Microsoft Azure is right behind. Network World sat down with the head of Azure to discuss how the company is competing in this fast-growing...

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Cloud isn’t easy, but it needs to be

It turns out making something easy isn't easy, and cloud is anything but easy.

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Tech Forecast 2017: Hiring, budgets, disruptive tech and more

Senior tech execs are optimistic heading into 2017, but with budgets and head count flat, should IT workers be worried?

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ServiceNow enables businesses to embrace the cloud

ServiceNow’s IT Business Management suite helps IT teams overcome the cloud skills gap and ensures organizations have a successful journey to the cloud.

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Is the IT services industry at a crossroads?

Enterprise buyers of IT services are increasingly attracted to as-a-service solutions, causing traditional IT services providers to rethink their approach.

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Four US firms rule the world's cloud infrastructure

There are plenty of companies vying for a piece of the worldwide cloud infrastructure market, but the top four -- all in the U.S. -- currently dominate by such a wide margin as to effectively leave their competitors in the dust.

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Review: Microsoft masters microservices

Azure Service Fabric has the right stuff for massively scaling reliable microservices, but cluster installation is a bear

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Pivotal raises $253M led by Ford, Microsoft

Pivotal, the platform as a service company spun out from VMware and EMC three years ago, today announced plans to close a series C financing round worth $253 million led by Ford, Microsoft and its existing investors GE and its two...

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iPaaS: What this cloud technology is and why it’s important

iPaaS connects many clouds together and could be a $1 billion market soon.

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Cloud review: Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, and Joyent

The top five public clouds pile on the services and options, while adding unique twists

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Review: Amazon Web Services is eating the world

Amazon continues to define the cloud with an unrivaled set of services for developers, IT, and data crunchers

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Puppet expands support for Docker, Kubernetes

The Puppet Enterprise 2016.1 automation platform features support modules for managing containers and microservices architectures

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Cloud Native Platform coming next month; container stack for enterprise workloads on tap too

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PaaS vendors draw battle lines over containers

News this week that platform as a service vendor Apprenda is supporting Google’s Kubernetes container management platform could be viewed as so-called battle lines being drawn in this still-developing market.

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Truly Understanding Microsoft’s Azure Stack

After hands-on preview experience with Microsoft's Azure Stack, there's a GREAT future on where Azure Stack fits in to hosters and enterprises. This article shares a real world snapshot of what Azure Stack and do!

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Healthcare CIO: Legal issues are most difficult cloud migration challenge

Boston healthcare organization BIDMC is readying its move of business critical systems into the public cloud, and legal concerns are top of mind for the outfit's CIO

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