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Amazon gingerly embraces the hybrid cloud

For the past two years AWS’s re:Invent conferences have primarily been about Amazon’s public cloud. In 2014, no doubt the focus is still on public Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). But Amazon is starting to embrace hybrid clouds now...

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Review: Microsoft's Hybrid Cloud Storage -- Overpriced, Underwhelming

Microsoft's Azure StorSimple backup and DR solution offers compelling Azure integrations, but the high price and absence of local management hold it back

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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.

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Microsoft Goes After Google and Amazon With Hybrid Cloud Push

With a series of cloud announcements on Monday, Microsoft moved to put a stake in the ground with hybrid cloud computing.

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5 Tips for Building a Successful Hybrid Cloud

Companies are opting to mix the speed and flexibility of a public cloud with the security and control of a private cloud.

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Hybrid Cloud Is Hotel Hero

A hybrid cloud delivers IT efficiencies, and proprietary business intelligence tools, to help hundreds of hotel owners boost profitability.

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'Provider Sprawl' Complicates Government Move to Cloud

The market for cloud providers catering to the federal government is getting crowded, challenging CIOs to keep up with the available applications and services while taking pains to stipulate management responsibilities in their SLAs.

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This is What the New Hybrid Cloud Looks Like

Hybrid cloud management is really about managing the old and the new IT worlds.

CIA Off and Running With Amazon Web Services

The CIA intends to have its AWS deployment near completion this summer, it said at an AWS conference in Washington. The spy agency is working through security challenges while looking ahead to significant operating efficiencies and...

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Healthcare Cloud Use Prevalent, Poised to Spread, HIMSS Says

Survey results from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's analytics arm says more than 80 percent of organizations use cloud services, primarily to host apps and data. Concerns remain, particularly around...

Virtustream Takes Aim At Complex Cloud Migrations

Virtustream is one of the most successful - yet least well known - public, private and hybrid cloud computing vendors in the market. While it doesn't have the brand name recognition of the giants of this industry, such as the Amazon...

Priceline Will Eat Up Opentable for a $2.6 Billion Tab

The companies share the same customers, Priceline CEO says

Large SAP Customers Are Eager to Enter the Cloud, Survey Finds

But security and integration concerns over cloud services linger, according to the study

Review: Microsoft Office Online vs. Apple iWork for iCloud vs. Google Drive

Online word processors, spreadsheets, and presentation apps can be surprisingly useful, or surprisingly lame, and not even Microsoft aces Office document compatibility.

SAP Going Full Steam Ahead on Hana, the Cloud and 'simple' Software

Many pledges to customers are made, but much work remains for SAP

Amazon Teases Launch of Mysterious Device with 50-second Video

Some kind of 3-D device - perhaps the long-rumored smartphone - may launch later this month

SAP Unveils Plan for 'simple' Cloud Financial App Suite

Simple Finance will be powered by SAP's Hana Enterprise Cloud service

IBM Customizes Cloud Services for the Enterprise

IBM is offering cloud services to cover patient care, customer data analysis and other specific industry processes

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