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Lufthansa leaves the computing to IBM

The German airline is selling its IT services business to IBM in an outsourcing deal that could save it €70 million annually


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Microsoft Outlines Vision for Azure With New Services

Microsoft puts the pressure on cloud competitors Amazon and Google with a slate of new Azure offerings, including a 'cloud-in-a-box' hardware appliance geared for on-premises hybrid deployments.

Microsoft (hearts) Linux, for Azure's sake

Microsoft adds CoreOS and Cloudera to its growing set of Azure services

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CIOs Face Cloud Computing Challenges, Pitfalls

What’s the hardest part about migrating to the cloud? Giants talk security, vendor lock-in, shadow IT and other common challenges.

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The Coming War for Developers

The emergence of next-generation social, mobile, analytics and cloud technology has sparked a war for developers able to continue the fast pace of innovation. Enterprises that want to remain in business tomorrow would be wise to make...

Microsoft researchers create a secure haven in the cloud

To ensure trusted cloud operations, Microsoft Haven uses a new type of virtual machine and a set of new Intel chip security calls

IBM expands Watson's presence across multiple industries

IBM's Watson is being tested by numerous clients in the banking, health care and tourism industries

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Is It Time to Move Your Databases to the Cloud?

Faster time to market increasingly drives firms of all sizes to move their databases to the cloud. Options range from managed services to more of a databases-as-a-service. Even companies used to rolling their own technology solutions...

How Netflix survived the Amazon EC2 reboot

The video streaming service was able to stay online even as its cloud hosting provider rebooted its servers

Ellison pushes Oracle's new cloud platform hard, but questions linger

'We're just getting started' in the cloud, Ellison said

Q&A: Meet Microsoft's new Azure CTO, Mark Russinovich

Russinovich is helping shift Microsoft to a services orientation

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Virtualization, Cloud Complicate Insider Threats for Federal CIOs

The expansion and blurring of the traditional government network environment require federal IT officials to rethink contracting processes and embrace real-time security monitoring.

IBM Watson Analytics preps the data so you don't have to

The new IBM Watson Analytics promises to remove many of the headaches around data cleansing and analysis

IBM wants to replace the spreadsheet with Watson Analytics

Watson Analytics aims to replace the spreadsheet

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CIO of Defense Department Agency Cautions Against Rush to Cloud

The Defense Information Systems Agency's David Bennett calls the cloud ‘viable’ for certain government operations, but he warns that some applications and data must remain within the secure agency network.

HP buys cloud provider Eucalyptus, Marten Mickos to lead HP Cloud

Eucalyptus CEO Marten Mickos will head HP's Helion cloud services and software

Former Red Hat CTO now head of Google Cloud

Brian Stevens, who sheparded Red Hat into the cloud era, takes the helm of the Google Cloud platform

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VMworld 2014, the Cloud and the Future of Enterprise IT

The VMworld 2014 expo hall floor brimmed with vendors hawking network, storage and VMware extensions. But that's legacy tech, and anyone going back to work thinking that the public cloud remains two refresh cycles away is missing the...

IBM secures SoftLayer with Intel trusted modules

Intel's Trusted Execution Technology helps the IBM cloud service meet stringent compliance and auditing regulations

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