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Has VMware found a cloud strategy savior in AWS?

VMware's partnership with AWS appears to be a tacit admission that its hybrid cloud offering is inadequate for most customers.

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Financial regulators use AWS’s cloud to analyze 75 billion trades daily

When FINRA – the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority – migrated to the cloud, CIO Steve Randich didn’t dip his toe in, he jumped in headfirst. At the AWS re:Invent conference Randich explained this organization’s full embrace of...

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Can any cloud company keep up with Amazon?

Last week’s AWS re:Invent conference celebrated the cloud—and Amazon’s dominance of it.

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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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Vendors push the 'private instance on a public cloud' proposition

Customers want private cloud offerings, and Alfresco with its content management system on Amazon Web Services (AWS) is doing what they ask.

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10 tips from the front lines of enterprise public cloud use

A working group with representatives from some of the top companies in the world – GE, FedEX, Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase and Morgan Stanley to name a few – share lessons learned from using the hybrid cloud.

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The long, slow death of private cloud continues

At some point the economic unviability of private clouds will become clear. Math will win out.

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6 trends that will shape cloud computing in 2017

Public, private and hybrid cloud implementations will accelerate in 2017 as CIOs seek to take advantage of the cloud’s economies of scale to build core applications.

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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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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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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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Nutanix CEO skewers box-based hyperconvergence rivals

Nutanix founder and CEO Dheeraj Pandey doesn’t want you to get too excited by today’s hyperconverged infrastructure offerings because they’re just ‘a pit stop’ on the way to making all infrastructure invisible. Pandey, whose company...

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Dollar Shave Club grooming AWS cloud services for smoother growth

The provider of men’s grooming products has honed its approach to operating technology using public cloud infrastructure and custom applications. But its search for fresh tech talent continues.

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The many dimensions of cloud value

Cloud services marketers hope to hook you and keep you. What we need, though, is better clarity on the value of services and less vendor lock-in.

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IBM cloud chief: The next phase of cloud is a race to add value

IBM Senior Vice President of Cloud Robert LeBlanc says the cloud computing industry is moving beyond a first wave and into a second phase of adoption that will be defined by adding value for customers beyond providing basic...

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SAP builds next-gen data warehouse for the cloud

SAP BW/4HANA is a new data warehouse service for the real-time enterprise, designed for both on-premises and cloud deployments.

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A closer look: VMware's NSX extends to the public cloud

At VMWorld 2016, Network World's Brandon Butler chats with Guido Appenzeller from VMware about its move to extend NSX functionality to the public cloud.

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VMware CEO pledges cloud computing freedom

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, at the outset of the virtualization leader’s VMworld 2016 conference, shares the big news from the event, including new tools that make it easier for customers to build cross-cloud environments, as well as an...

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