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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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Buckle up IT: The Enterprise Needs You for Cloud Adoption

For years, people in marketing or HR have been sneaking their apps and data onto the cloud, totally bypassing IT's approval or help. Buckle up, IT, those days are coming to an end.

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

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2014 IT Outsourcing in Review: Grading Our Predictions

Last year, we predicted that smart machines would radically alter outsourcing, insourcing would increase and cloud computing would come down to earth. Now it's time to grade those and the rest of our predictions.

Amazon Web Services updates console to simplify management

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

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Infor’s Future in the Enterprise Looks Cloudy and Bright

Charles Phillips, CEO of Infor, discusses the state of company’s cloud migration, the competitive landscape and why it prefers talking to line-of-business executives before selling to the CIO. He also discusses Infor’s big...

Forensic software gets around iCloud security features

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

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IBM Pushes Hard into the Enterprise Cloud

IBM is building out its global computing network for the enterprise cloud market and announced that it is adding cloud centers in 11 new locations.

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.

Salesforce Connects SharePoint Files to its Cloud With New Tool

Salesforce Files Connect is a new solution from Salesforce that lets users index, search and share your SharePoint Online and on-premise files in one place.

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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.

Google Cloud offers streamlined Ubuntu for Docker use

Ubuntu Core provides a minimal Lightweight Linux environment for running containers

Microsoft announces features and performance improvements for many Azure services

The latest round of Azure features will make it easier to move existing business workloads and processes to the Microsoft cloud

API management made easier (and free) with new 3scale service

The new APIcast service can host up to 50,000 transactions a day for no cost

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Microsoft's Unified Government Cloud Targets Public Sector

Microsoft established a presence in the government market with Office 365, but the software leader is adding to arsenal with Azure Government and Dynamics CRM Online for Government.

Hadoop successor sparks a data analysis evolution

2015 could be the year for Apache Spark

Azure updates and human error caused Visual Studio Online outage

Microsoft's account of the latest problems for its developer cloud service reveals excellent transparency - and room for improvement

Google meshes multiple enterprise partner programs into one

The goal is to boost the quality and engagement of its resellers, integrators and developers

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