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How (and why) to be a Pragmatic Visionary

Strike a balance: Hear more on how visionary leaders in the exciting and fast-moving world of technology balance steady approaches to address realistic challenges with how and where to push the envelope, explore what’s possible, and...


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Tips for adding IPv6 to IPv4 networks

The IPv6 transition in your organization, more likely than not, involves bringing IPv6 into a mix that also includes IPv4. Here’s a look at what that means and how to make it work.

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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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Apprenda acquires Kismatic, releases a new Kubernetes distribution

The platform as a service provider gains container smarts.

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Microsoft pledges to use more renewable energy in its data centers

It's goal is to use 50 percent wind, solar, and hydropower by the end of 2018

Tech Titans Talk: The IDG Enterprise Interview Series

In the IDG Enterprise Interview Series, you'll hear from technology CIOs and CEOs on today's burgeoning trends, ongoing headaches and upcoming product plans. Check out this informative series from IDG Enterprise Chief Content Officer...

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25 best cities for jobs

Tech positions are among the in-demand jobs in most of the 25 cities

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Review: DeepSQL outruns Amazon Aurora

DeepSQL makes index-heavy ingestion and queries go really fast, outperforming Aurora by twofold in our benchmarks

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Containers vs. virtual machines: How to tell which is the right choice for your enterprise

Name a tech company, any tech company, and they're investing in containers. Google, of course. IBM, yes. Microsoft, check. But, just because containers are extremely popular, doesn't mean virtual machines are out of date. They're not....

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6 important announcements from day 1 of CoreOS Fest, Berlin

New technologies, more open source, more funding

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Ethernet's future goes fast and slow

At the 2016 Interop show, David Chalupsky from the Ethernet Alliance chats with Network World about its six new data rates and 2016 Ethernet Roadmap. Chalupsky also explains why the networking standard is not only getting faster, but...

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Cloud consequences: JP Morgan calls time on IT-as-usual

IT as we know it is on the brink of massive disruption. Enterprise IT groups will struggle to rebalance skills while vendors struggle for survival. How will your organization fare in the new cloud-centric world?

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Simplivity attacks the ‘unbearable complexity’ of IT

CEO Doron Kempel claims rivals can’t touch company’s ‘hyperconvergence 3.0’ model and promises big savings even over Amazon Web Services. If you’re interested in a data center free of third-party appliances and a slew of point...

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More PowerShell: Hash tables

This one might make you scratch your head a bit -- but learning about hash tables is definitely worth your time and effort.

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Users describe pros and cons of hyperconverged storage products

Enterprise users weigh in on their favorite features and offer suggestions for improvement.

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CoreOS Fest goes to Berlin

A must-attend event for anyone who wants to know what the next wave of infrastructure will look like.

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Robots at your service

While some of us wait patiently for a real-life version of the housekeeper from The Jetsons, today’s “working robots” are taking on a surprising variety of tasks, as evidenced by this collection of recent photos provided by Reuters.

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5 things containers need to win the enterprise

Container technology like Docker and CoreOS offers tremendous benefits in terms of flexible service and application delivery, but it needs these five key things to take off in the enterprise.

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The post-acquisition blues

The company calls in our manager to take a look around at a small software company it’s acquiring — after the deal has been signed.

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