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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

5 Things CIOs Need to Know About Hybrid Clouds

The definitions of 'hybrid cloud' may vary, but it's time to start planning the architecture now. It will require new ways of managing IT resources.


Microsoft launches machine learning as an Azure service

Microsoft's new Azure service aims to take the pain out of managing large machine learning systems

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How a Hybrid IT Cloud Service Helped Findly Reach New Heights

When social recruiting firm Findly acquired an on-demand talent communications company its client base doubled overnight. IT execs knew a serious infrastructure change was in order. Here’s how a hybrid cloud solution addressed...

HP courts enterprise workloads with new Helion private clouds

HP has seven new cloud services tailored for specific enterprise workloads such as ERP and CRM

Microsoft's stream processing engine boosts Bing, Azure services

Microsoft Research built Trill to radically speed up queries against real-time data

Microsoft adds key management to Azure cloud

A new Azure vault provides a way to store encryption keys in the cloud

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Looking Back at the Year in Cloud Computing

CIO.com columnist Bernard Golden reviews an eventful year in cloud computing. He also grades the 2014 predictions he made at this time last year.

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Retailer Takes Control of Its Cloud

Chico's curbs its use of Amazon Web Services to get more say in how servers are tuned and configured with smaller provider called Contegix.

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

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Why It’s (Finally) Time to Embrace Thin Client Technology

When you look at the power of today’s smartphones and cloud services, there are clear reasons to think thin clients may rise, writes Rob Enderle.

Amazon promises a mightier MySQL with Aurora release

Aurora combines the high performance of commercial databases, with the familiarity of MySQL

'The cloud is the new normal,' Amazon Web Services executive says

Andy Jassy touts larger customer cloud deployments at the AWS user conference

Google updates cloud with new virtual technologies and price cuts

Google has embraced the Docker container technology and expanded the Firebase mobile development platform

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How CIOs Can Keep Their Jobs by Picking the Right Vendors

CIOs don't stay in their jobs for long. Messy IT systems, cobbled together over many years, go a long way toward explaining why. To fix this problem, and to give themselves some job security, CIOs would be wise to study their vendors...

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Microsoft Adds IoT, Big Data Orchestration Services to Azure

Looking to expand on the big data capabilities of its cloud platform, Microsoft has introduced Internet of Things streaming analytics, data production and workflow services for Azure.

Microsoft leans on data-center strength to get cloud edge

The company tries to catch up to and surpass Amazon Web Services at TechEd Europe

Microsoft opens Office 365 to programmers

At TechEd Europe, Microsoft announced updates to Office 365, Azure and Intune

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How RMS Put Its Catastrophe Modeling Software in the Cloud

After hosting its software on Amazon Web Services, risk management firm RMS decided to move to a private cloud. The decision paid off, largely because RMS got a little help from its friends.

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