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How secure is the hybrid cloud?

The term hybrid cloud is used loosely, which is probably why so many companies say they're planning to adopt it. If you’re planning a hybrid cloud strategy, the security questions you need to think about may not be the ones you’d...

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How IBM’s deal to acquire Merge could transform health IT

A bid made early this month by IBM to acquire Merge Healthcare could radically change the practice of medicine. Its effects might take shape through the first practical applications of artificial intelligence -- not in the diagnosis...


Intel’s big plan to seed the private cloud market

Intel’s made big bucks from supplying silicon for public cloud vendors, now it wants more private clouds so it can sell more chips.


How CIOs can utilize the DevOps cloud for a new IT operating model

A look at four practices that leading CIOs (and their teams) can use to drive speed and quality across their IT organizations to impact and drive the business strategy, and its outcomes through the use of cloud and DevOps-based...


Why Fortune 1000 CIOs and CEOs should make DevOps investments a priority now

As CIOs and their teams better understand DevOps practices they will discover how they can drive speed, quality and increased business outcomes from the delivery of IT services through DevOps.


How to create a robust backup strategy with cloud services

From platform support to file versioning to private options, it’s important to consider all the factors when evaluating a cloud-based backup strategy.

Microsoft boasts that new tool will control Amazon’s cloud, too

Microsoft has launched a tool that initially is best for managing Microsoft public and private clouds but that before long will enable enterprises to control hybrid clouds based on Amazon Web Services and VMware clouds, too.

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Using a private cloud to keep the coffee on at Dunkin Donuts

National DCP's CIO details how the IT systems of four of the doughnut chain's suppliers were integrated into a private cloud, a task that took more than a few jolts of caffeine.

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Space agency turns to private cloud for rocket science

The European Space Agency (ESA) wants to focus less on IT and more on rocket science so it's launching a private cloud to store sensitive data, create a common infrastructure and help scientists work together more easily.

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Choosing the cloud that’s right for you

There are degrees of commitment to the cloud, and more than one cloud model to consider

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Your guide to compliance in the cloud

You can ensure cloud compliance with PCI DSS, HIPAA and other regulatory requirements, but it takes investigation and persistence to get the answers and documentation you need to prove it.

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Why the Enterprise Cloud Needs Shadow IT to Succeed

Who is really responsible for cloud initiatives in the enterprise? Some say central IT, but studies show that is most certainly not the case. Enter shadow IT, which is very much alive and well in the enterprise.

Deutsche Bank Signs 10-Year Private Cloud Deal With HP

German lender moves to OpenStack platform in deal worth 'billions' of dollars

5 Things CIOs Need to Know About Hybrid Clouds

The definitions of 'hybrid cloud' may vary, but it's time to start planning the architecture now. It will require new ways of managing IT resources.

European Space Agency Deploys Private Cloud with Red Hat

Reduces resource deployment times from months to minutes

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Building a Private Cloud, of Sorts, with OwnCloud

You can decide which items you want shared with others, which devices you can access that data on and what apps you want to access that data. Linux know-how is a big plus.

Would Amazon Web Services Ever Build an On-Premise Private Cloud?

Amazon cloud executive says it has no plans to build an on-premises private cloud.

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How RMS Put Its Catastrophe Modeling Software in the Cloud

After hosting its software on Amazon Web Services, risk management firm RMS decided to move to a private cloud. The decision paid off, largely because RMS got a little help from its friends.

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