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Ansible 2.1 comes with Windows and Azure support

This is the second update to Ansible since Red Hat acquired it.

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Salesforce picks AWS as preferred public cloud provider

Salesforce has named Amazon Web Services its preferred public cloud provider for services like Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, App Cloud and Analytics Cloud, expanding a partnership between the two companies to provide the backend for the...

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Afraid of floods and hackers? Put your data in space.

Satellite-based data centers with room for petabytes of data may start orbiting Earth as early as 2019. But when it comes to keeping secrets safe from the long arm of the law, the black void may not be far enough.

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Salesforce brings cross-channel service a step closer with new 'Snap-ins'

You can't always bring customers to your best customer-service tools, but now you can bring those tools to them thanks to a new addition for Salesforce's Service Cloud.

Top 30 AWS cloud services

Amazon Web Services consultancy 2nd Watch this week released the findings of an analysis of 100,000 public cloud instances to determine the 30 most popular services being used

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Google says welcome to the Cloud 2.0

Enterprises' initial entrance into the cloud is over and they are witnessing the arrival of the Cloud 2.0. That's the word from Diane Greene, senior vice president for Google's cloud businesses.

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Cisco's Meraki spreads its cloud to voice

If you manage your whole LAN in the cloud, why not add in the desk phones, too? That's what Cisco's Meraki division has done. Its first phone, the MC74, can be managed on the same dashboard Meraki provides for its switches, Wi-Fi...

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A key factor in the CIO's ability to drive change

A major player in the space pointed out the promise of the Internet of Things (IoT) but said it’s not evolving much beyond the use case of predictive maintenance. Why aren’t use cases and revenue opportunities in the IoT exploding? I...

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Open source is a positive sum game, says Cloud Foundry CEO

Cloud Foundry embraces the multi-cloud at its 2016 Summit.

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This site aims to be the Yelp of the SaaS world

Online reviews have already transformed the way people choose everything from restaurants to respiratory therapists, and now SaasGenius wants to do the same for enterprise software in the cloud.

What is the right DDoS protection cloud service for your organization?

An expert’s eye view into how top DDoS protection cloud services perform on many levels.

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Spotify's family plan goes toe-to-toe with Apple and Google

Spotify's family plan now offers six premium memberships for $15 per month, equaling those of Apple Music and Google Play Music.

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Startups can't ignore the importance of file management design

Whether your startup business is a solo operation or spanning multiple offices, you’re going to need to save and share data. And in order to do that effectively, you’ll need to design a good storage and management system that will...

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Apprenda acquires Kismatic, releases a new Kubernetes distribution

The platform as a service provider gains container smarts.

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Bing Concierge appears to be Microsoft's answer to Google's conversational Assistant

A job posting at Microsoft reveals the Bing Concierge bot, indicating that Microsoft plans to respond to the new Google Assistant by putting bots on as many messaging platforms as possible.

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How healthcare is handling a flood of advancements

Hang on tight! The world of healthcare is changing fast. Learn how health systems are managing their current trajectories of prolific innovation through leadership and technology.

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Google expands APIs to import other apps' data

New APIs for Google's Sheets, Slides, and Classroom apps offer integrations to eliminate repetitive tasks like copying and pasting

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Cloud28+ turns its cloud catalog into an enterprise app store

Cloud28+, the cloud services federation backed by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, now wants to help you install enterprise applications, not just choose them from its catalog.

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