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Red Hat nicely positioned for the turn to cloud

Red Hat CEO James Whitehurst kicked off the company’s Summit meeting in Boston this week, which attracted more than 6,000 people, up 20% from last year. Network World Editor in Chief John Dix caught up with Whitehurst at the show for...

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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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What’s behind VMware’s Wavefront acquisition?

Wavefront's software is designed to help CIOs monitor cloud systems at a time when most IT departments are speeding up application deployment with DevOps.

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University CIO calls on cloud phone service

Georgetown University’s move to the cloud comes as part of a telecommunications strategy shift aimed at lowering costs while embracing technologies for its digital shift.

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Edge computing will blow away the cloud

Self-contained devices, such as autonomous vehicles, drones and IoT devices, will push out cloud services as more computing moves to the edge, say venture capitalists.

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Dell Boomi bringing startup mentality to hybrid cloud market

In this installment of the IDG CEO Interview Series, CEO Chris McNabb talks about why Dell Technologies kept Dell Boomi in the fold and how the company operates as a “startup” within the Dell ecosystem.

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Battle of the clouds: Amazon Web Services vs. Microsoft Azure vs. Google Cloud Platform

With more and more workloads going to the cloud, and the top vendors being as competitive as they’ve been, deciding on which provider to go with isn’t getting any easier. This handy guide will outline the pros and cons of each...

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Hybrid ERP matures as companies develop better strategies

Developing new strategies to ensure that cloud and on-premises ERP systems play nice together is just one part of the hybrid challenge.

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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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