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Google App Engine adds C#, Node.js, and Ruby options

The company also has moved the Cloud Functions serverless environment to beta release stage

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Banking-as-a-Service and the survival of banks in the digital age

Banks have traditionally been considered pioneers of process automation, but they are currently in the background of today’s digitized, customer-driven financial services landscape. The disruption of traditional banking grows stronger...

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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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Heroku: PaaS is the future of development tools

Heroku CEO Adam Gross highlights the integral role of PaaS for companies ramping up customer-facing apps

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Meteor JavaScript reworks PaaS, data layer connection

The framework will get faster build tools, be more integrated with the Galaxy cloud platform, and decouples from the Apollo data layer

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Game changing enterprise trends for 2017

As true digital transformation takes hold, IT and business leaders are assessing what's working and looking out to the challenges and opportunities ahead.

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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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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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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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Tech Forecast 2017: Hiring, budgets, disruptive tech and more

Senior tech execs are optimistic heading into 2017, but with budgets and head count flat, should IT workers be worried?

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If you're just thinking about cloud it's already too late

Many IT leaders are pondering the meaning of 'cloud' and how what it's impact might be. Yet, as we we watch and wait the pace of change in technology has never been faster.

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Video PaaS market is growing, and Vidyo.io exemplifies it well

The video PaaS market is set to explode, driven by easy-to-use, self-service APIs. A good example of this is Vidyo.io.

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IoT and multi-cloud take center stage at upcoming Cloud Foundry Summit

"The Cloud Foundry European Summit is focused on IoT and multi-cloud — two major IT trends Cloud Foundry is at the heart of," says Cloud Foundry Foundation CEO Sam Ramji.

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Four US firms rule the world's cloud infrastructure

There are plenty of companies vying for a piece of the worldwide cloud infrastructure market, but the top four -- all in the U.S. -- currently dominate by such a wide margin as to effectively leave their competitors in the dust.

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How the IT model impacts realities of changing economic conditions

Businesses dealing with cyclical commodities face ongoing challenges from fluctuating market pricing forces. It’s easy to understand in the context of a business in the oil and gas industry today. The price of their product recently...

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Review: Microsoft masters microservices

Azure Service Fabric has the right stuff for massively scaling reliable microservices, but cluster installation is a bear

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Pivotal raises $253M led by Ford, Microsoft

Pivotal, the platform as a service company spun out from VMware and EMC three years ago, today announced plans to close a series C financing round worth $253 million led by Ford, Microsoft and its existing investors GE and its two...

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iPaaS: What this cloud technology is and why it’s important

iPaaS connects many clouds together and could be a $1 billion market soon.

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