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Which cloud performs better, AWS, Azure or Google?

Performance varies widely among the big three cloud service providers – AWS, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure – and their networks are a big reason why, a ThousandEyes study reveals.

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The future of Red Hat: How will IBM's acquisition affect the company?

IBM's purchase of Red Hat may be a good strategic fit for IBM, but the payback is anything but guaranteed.

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The future of cloud interconnects

Mission critical cloud applications require sharp elbows.

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IBM-Red Hat deal: What the companies say

IBM says Red Hat will continue to be a contributor to the open-source community and that Red Hat will continue its commitments with current partners even after IBM buys the company for 34 billion in the second half of 2019.

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The IBM-Red Hat deal: What it means for enterprises

IBM hopes the acquisition of Red Hat will give its customers the tools to expand their use of cloud by creating and deploying cloud-friendly applications on a larger scale, a goal shared by IBM competitors Google, Amazon and...

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Understanding mass data fragmentation

Data is viewed as the primary source of fuel for digital transformation, but mass data fragmentation is holding companies back.

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IBM says buying Red Hat makes it the biggest in hybrid cloud

$34 billion deal scheduled to go through sometime in the second half of 2019

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OpenStack Foundation releases software platform for edge computing

The Open Stack Foundation's StarlingX is designed to help organizations build mission-critical edge clouds needed for industrial IoT deployments.

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Gartner: Quantum computing, software delivery and more digital disruptions to look out for

Preparing its IT customers for big business changes, Gartner warns on a of a number of technologies – quantum computing, artificial intelligence and software delivery among them – that could shift the business of business.

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10 hot business-continuity startups to watch

A crop of well-funded young businesses embrace blockchain, machine learning, data analytics and more to stave off costly disaster downtime.

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Gartner: IT spending to hit $3.8 trillion; enterprise software, IT services outlays lead way

Enterprise software spending is forecast to experience the highest growth, with an 8.3 percent increase in 2019. Communications services such as MPLS and other WAN services will hit $1.4 trillion in 2018.

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IBM wants to manage your cloud services no matter which ones you run

IBM’s new Multi-cloud Manager will manage workloads on Big Blue clouds, as well as workloads on Amazon, Red Hat and Microsoft infrastructure.

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What is a private cloud? [ And some things that it's not ]

Here's a clear definition of private cloud that should help lift some of misconceptions about what private cloud is and is not, and reaffirm that private cloud is definitely not dead.

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Gartner: Digital business projects in a quagmire? Hack your culture!

If you are a CIO or business leader and you are having trouble moving forward on a digital business project, Gartner says you should hack your current IT culture to get things moving.

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Private cloud spending is increasing, not decreasing

New IDC study shows private cloud spending increased 28.2 percent year over year. Off-premises private cloud, in particular, is seeing strong growth.

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Is there a white-box server in your data center’s future?

The stagnant server market is heating up as 'white box' server vendors grab an increasing share of the cloud business. Enterprises have been reluctant to follow the lead of hyperscale data center vendors to off-brand server...

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Retail IoT: Walmart's IoT patent filing might be the creepiest ever

A Walmart patent application suggests putting IoT sensors in shopping-cart handles to monitor shoppers' heart rates, temperatures, grip strength, and stress levels.

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Cisco Webex outage: Collaboration service finding a lumpy recovery

A Webex post today (October 4) shows some problems such as poor performance are persisting: “Engineering continues to work on the engineering tasks to address the remaining open items. Some Webex Teams users are still experiencing...

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