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How to better manage mixed data center environments

There are tools and methods to help IT teams better understand how their cloud infrastructure is performing.

Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth: IoT, Ubuntu and the yogurt of the future

Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth discusses his company, IoT and entrepreneurship with Network World.

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8 steps to IT control in a self-service cloud world

How the “Minimum Viable Operating Model” (MVOM) allows IT to harness the cloud securely

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WhatsApp leaves IBM’s SoftLayer cloud for Facebook data center: What it really means

Facebook’s decision to move WhatsApp off IBM’s SoftLayer cloud to its own data center shows it still makes sense to run some giant workloads on-premise.

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White boxes crushing the traditional server market

IDC says big-name server vendors, including HPE, Cisco and IBM, are struggling as no-name white-box vendors—and the cloud—take up the slack.

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Postcards from the network edge

I was recently invited to participate on a panel at a major IT conference, where questions from the audience provided an interesting window into the top issues that networking professionals are dealing with as part of their...

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DataStax wants to manage Apache Cassandra anywhere

The future is hybrid cloud, and DataStax wants to be a single pane of glass across all Apache Cassandra databases.

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Cloud computing is winning EVERYTHING

It’s not enough that cloud technology is taking the tech world by storm, Cloud Computing also won the Preakness!

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Veeam aims for continuous availability with Availability Suite v10

Veeam Software, known for easy-to-use, powerful data availability software for Windows and Linux, reaches for continuous availability, which goes beyond mere backup.

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Is protected health information safe in the cloud?

More healthcare providers are storing protected health information (PHI) in the cloud, and certain actions must be taken to secure it.

BackupAssist takes a step back in time with a SME backup tool

BackupAssist's new version targets SMEs, allowing customers to use their preferred public cloud vendor to store their data. But is it really needed?

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Chaos in the enterprise: How to have confidence in the cloud

The road ahead for enterprises is much more complicated than simply migrating applications and data to the cloud.

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Could Amazon become an enterprise collaboration contender?

Amazon has a series of apps that compete with Office 365 and G Suite, but they currently aren’t packaged and sold as a collective portfolio. Here’s how Amazon could become a major player in business software.

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DigitalOcean moves into partners’ turf with monitoring

DigitalOcean's new monitoring service is a natural, albeit difficult, move for this fast-growing cloud platform.

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Why your cloud strategy should include multiple vendors

Cloud computing has become a staple of most enterprise computing environments, but CIOs are still sweating over whether to use one or more infrastructure-as-a-service provider.

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Public cloud services sneak in through IT's back door

Developers require a powerful development environment, such as public cloud. They'll get what they need even if they have to bring it through the back door.

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Google gobbles up more big-name cloud customers

Google, saying the enterprise cloud is a natural extension of its mission, announced new customers and tools for the enterprise at its largest business conference to date.

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Can we trust the public cloud vendors?

Amazon's AWS S3 outage and the steps it took to address the problem raise questions as to how much we can trust public cloud vendors.

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