Hybrid Cloud

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When one cloud may not be enough

With so much innovation happening with cloud providers today, the options may seem endless. That’s why more and more large companies are considering the shift to a hybrid cloud, which allows them to mix and match best-of-breed...

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Hyperconvergence: What’s all the hype about?

One of the hottest trends in data center technology is hyperconvergence, with early adopters reaping the benefits of cost savings, enhanced data protection, increased scalability and ease of management. So, what is hyperconvergence?...

Cloud and data center trends roundup 2016: Machine learning, hybrid cloud and Google's enterprise ambitions

Cloud computing demand continues to boom as business adoption grows and vendors seek new revenue sources, here's what we saw in the market in 2016

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9 gifts IT needed but didn't get in 2016

In 2016 IT departments received technology that disappointed, didn’t deliver, took the wrong direction or didn’t arrive at all. Here’s what your IT team is still waiting for as we head into 2017.

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Has VMware found a cloud strategy savior in AWS?

VMware's partnership with AWS appears to be a tacit admission that its hybrid cloud offering is inadequate for most customers.

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10 must-watch IaaS cloud trends for 2017

Adoption of public cloud resources is growing faster than the virtualization market did in the early 2000s, driven by a series of use cases ideally suited for on-demand, elastic infrastructure. 2017 will be a year of continued...

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What banks can learn from fintech startups

To weather the fintech market’s overgrowth, traditional banks can ramp up digital investments and operate more like nimble startups by turning existing capabilities into reusable assets designed for broad consumption.

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Riverbed stabs at Cisco’s heart with next-gen routing

CEO Jerry Kennelly details beyond-WAN-optimization strategy that broadens Riverbed’s assault on top network rivals.

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Why Azure’s cloud chief believes Microsoft is in prime position

Most analysts say Amazon Web Services is the top IaaS public cloud. Most also agree that Microsoft Azure is right behind. Network World sat down with the head of Azure to discuss how the company is competing in this fast-growing...

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Preparing your enterprise for IoT and automation in the workplace: Part 1

Part 1 of this three-part series explores key findings, recommendations and business-critical areas to understand when planning, refining or implementing IoT solutions in business or industrial sectors.

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What you don't know about cloud adoption doesn't have to hurt you

At least 95 percent of U.S. companies are embracing some sort of cloud strategy. Yet IT leaders struggle to avoid common mistakes and initial purchasing decisions hamper their ability to move forward.

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Enterprises start to migrate critical legacy workloads to the cloud

Enterprises that got their feet wet with smaller cloud projects, are starting to focus on migrating large, critical legacy workloads.

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Cool tech at AWS re:Invent

Check out some of the hottest products being announced or displayed at Amazon Web Service’s re:Invent conference from new tools for managing big data to products that help optimize your cloud use to ones that help secure your...

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7 simple truths you should know about the hybrid cloud

The journey to the cloud is all about managing multiple environments, which is what 'hybrid' really means

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Forget about the cloud: imagine the hybrid multi-cloud fog

Leading companies are using a hybrid mix of private and public clouds, multiple clouds at various layers, and both centralized hyperscale and dispersed edge computing resources as the Internet of Things matures. Welcome to the hybrid...

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10 tips from the front lines of enterprise public cloud use

A working group with representatives from some of the top companies in the world – GE, FedEX, Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase and Morgan Stanley to name a few – share lessons learned from using the hybrid cloud.

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6 trends that will shape cloud computing in 2017

Public, private and hybrid cloud implementations will accelerate in 2017 as CIOs seek to take advantage of the cloud’s economies of scale to build core applications.

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The enterprise wish-list for the hybrid cloud

A group of enterprises like General Electric, Pfizer, Cap and Citigroup have come together with a wish list of how they would like public IaaS providers like Amazon, Microsoft and Google to make their clouds more interoperable.

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