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Amazon's next cloud conference set for October in Las Vegas

It'll be the fourth annual edition of Amazon's AWS re:Invent

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Why the Enterprise Cloud Needs Shadow IT to Succeed

Who is really responsible for cloud initiatives in the enterprise? Some say central IT, but studies show that is most certainly not the case. Enter shadow IT, which is very much alive and well in the enterprise.

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, March 4

Alibaba opens U.S. cloud service... IBM puts OpenPower servers in cloud... Eric Schmidt meets European antitrust chief... and more news

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Review: Microsoft Azure Beats Amazon and Google for Mobile Development

Easier than Amazon's Mobile SDK and more complete than Google's Firebase, Azure Mobile Services has more of what developers need

Alibaba enters US cloud market, signaling global ambitions

Alibaba's cloud business is expected to face an uphill battle in the U.S. market

IBM plugs OpenPower servers into SoftLayer cloud

It's trying to prime the pump for Power-based cloud computing services

Box snaps up Subspace for heightened BYOD security

New containerized browser technology will tighten enterprise controls

NTT buys Germany's biggest data center provider for $840 million

The deal will make NTT the third-largest data center operator in Europe

VMware takes on mobile networks with vCloud for NFV

The virtualized network functions in its platform can come from many vendors

The Myth About How Amazon’s Web Service Started Just Won’t Die

The man credited with seeding the idea for Amazon Web Services says there’s a massive misconception about how the market-leading cloud platform got started more than a decade ago.

Net neutrality could hamper new mobile services, Nokia CEO says

Self-driving cars and home health care services require special treatment, he said

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CIOs Share Lessons Learned From the Journey to the Cloud

Shifting your organization's services and infrastructure to the cloud can bring unexpected perils. These are lessons learned from CIOs who have successfully navigated the journey.

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NFL's Lions Tackle Giant Video Uploads

The football team now uses a cloud file-sharing service that makes it much faster to distribute game video footage to news stations.

Deutsche Bank Signs 10-Year Private Cloud Deal With HP

German lender moves to OpenStack platform in deal worth 'billions' of dollars

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What's a Consumer Office 365 Subscription Worth to Microsoft?

As Microsoft has added more consumer subscribers to the rolls of Office 365, the amount of revenue per subscriber has fallen.

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'Everyone's Going Container Crazy'

Container technology is hot in the cloud computing market right now with many different vendors rolling out support for the open source technology.

IBM channels stadium rock at its new Interconnect conference

The kickoff of the IBM InterConnect conference showed how companies such as Citi and Airbus embrace digital transfrormation

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IBM's Cloud Pitch Aims for the Gut

IBM on Monday made its case as an enterprise cloud vendor with something special: Watson, its one-of-a-kind, cognitively-capable platform.

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