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What to expect from OpenStack Summit Boston

Plus Foundation releases twice-yearly user survey that suggests continued interest for Docker, containers, and the usual bumps in the road around complexity

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6 things to look for in a cloud consultant

How do you separate quality cloud consultants from the clowns? If you don't have a screening checklist in place — and let's face it, you probably don't — this short list of behaviors and policies is a good place to start.

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Oracle plans ‘startup organization’ focused on cloud computing, AI and VR

Oracle is hiring people for a "new startup organization" inside its North America operation that will focus on key technology trends, including cloud computing, internet of things, artificial Intelligence, and augmented and virtual...

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Open Media Project increases government transparency with technology

Real politics and law making isn’t riveting nor easy to follow. Long debates and votes scheduled at varying times make government hard to follow. How can the public stay abreast of legislation on issues that matter to them with...

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How Microsoft helped Docker with LinuxKit and Moby Project

Microsoft and Docker have been working together for over three years now, and this collaboration has led to the creation of LinuxKit and Moby Project.

Deep dive on AWS vs. Azure vs. Google cloud storage options

In reality, the world of cloud storage has many facets to consider. Each of the three major public IaaS cloud vendors – Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform – have a variety of storage options and in some...

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Embrace the hybrid cloud by dispelling security and latency myths

Enterprise leaders are embracing the cloud but remain concerned about hybrid cloud performance and security--two challenges that can be managed more easily than many realize.

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Leaked Microsoft document confirms Windows 10 Cloud and a Chromebook competitor

Called "Cloudbooks" by industry watchers, a leaked Microsoft document sets minimum specs for cloud-based laptops powered by Windows 10 Cloud.

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Users' orders: Make it easier to build hybrid clouds

At its spring conference next week, the Open Networking User Group will focus on enterprises extending their infrastructure to create hybrid clouds, a process the group says is too hard and too time-consuming.

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How to containerize your legacy apps without sweating

Docker, along with its partners, has created a program called Modernize Traditional Applications (MTA) to containerize legacy applications without changing a single line of code.

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Got Alexa? 12 devices that extend its reach

Got Alexa? Want Alexa? These 12 interesting devices work with Amazon's personal assistant to provide news, information and other services.

G Suite vs Office 365 - What's the best office suite for business?

Microsoft and Google's productivity suites offer excellent applications, storage and user interfaces, but which is best for business users 2017?

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OpenStack cloud deployments are up, but Intel scales back

A user survey finds that OpenStack deployments are up 44 percent, but Intel has dropped its support for the OpenStack Innovation Center

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By Djingo, there's a new virtual assistant

How many virtual assistants can you fit in one smartphone? European network operator Orange is hoping there's room to squeeze in one more, called Djingo.

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Fog is coming, and that's good news for the cloud

Fog allows data to be processed, analyzed, stored, and acted upon more quickly through the use of more local devices. This leaves the cloud free to do what it does best.

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Why Docker created the Moby Project

The Moby Project is a framework that allows anyone to assemble their own container system. Here's the backstory.

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Toward a bigger, faster, denser Wi-Fi world

Some 350 Wi-Fi true believers have gathered in Tysons, Va., this week at the Wi-Fi Now event to sing the wireless networking technology’s praises, peek into its future and warn of its challenges.

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AWS CodeStar offers templates to ease cloud app deployments

Amazon's new cloud service uses templates to simplify provisioning, security management, continuous delivery

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