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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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Cloud review: Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM and Joyent

The top five public clouds pile on the services and options, while adding unique twists

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Review: Amazon Web Services is eating the world

Amazon continues to define the cloud with an unrivaled set of services for developers, IT, and data crunchers

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Puppet expands support for Docker, Kubernetes

The Puppet Enterprise 2016.1 automation platform features support modules for managing containers and microservices architectures

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CIOs need to avoid a mistaken path to DevOps

Fundamental operational changes required for DevOps.

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Google App Engine adds Node.js support

JavaScript developers can use Google's PaaS cloud to build Web applications and mobile back ends, thanks to a partnership with NodeSource

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CIO alert: Purchasing is not positioned for emerging IT models

CIOs need to be careful about how they engage with purchasing.

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Healthcare CIO: Legal issues are most difficult cloud migration challenge

Boston healthcare organization BIDMC is readying its move of business critical systems into the public cloud, and legal concerns are top of mind for the outfit's CIO

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