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By Craig Leddy, 4/19/2018
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a trendy catchphrase for something that cable's been talking about for years: connected homes, automated services and voice controls. ...
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IBM should have had a good day on Wall Street, after reporting its second straight quarter of revenue growth following five years of consecutive quarterly revenue ...
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Zinc CEO Stacey Epstein saw the shortcomings of mainstream collaboration tools walking around the streets of San Francisco.
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By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 4/17/2018
Mirantis is pivoting again. Two years ago, the company pivoted from OpenStack to Kubernetes. Now it's now saying the Spinnaker open source continuous application ...
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 4/13/2018
Google is planning to give Gmail a facelift and new security capabilities, including the ability to send email messages that delete themselves after a prescribed ...
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 4/10/2018
Enterprises looking to deploy application updates rapidly without breaking things are getting help from two of the biggest and most successful hyperscale cloud providers.
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Facial recognition on pigs is just a day in the life of Sarah Cooper, Amazon Web Services' general manager of IoT analytics and applications.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/28/2018
LOS ANGELES -- Open Networking Summit -- The important role that open source will play in distributing compute power to the edge is coming into clearer focus here ...
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 3/28/2018
Like a Harvard grad who never misses an opportunity to remind you they went to Harvard, Google doesn't like to let people forget it pioneered hypercloud and ...
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 3/28/2018
Oracle's cloud platform is growing fast -- really, really fast. But not as fast as before. Oracle is looking to automation to help goose momentum back to its former ...
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 3/27/2018
Smartsheet filed for an IPO Monday, looking to raise up to $100 million for its cloud platform that automates enterprise workflows and team collaboration on projects ...
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 3/26/2018
Pivotal and Dropbox are two cloud IPOs linked together in time, but that's about all they have in common.
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 3/22/2018
The retail industry will lead spending for cognitive and AI, overtaking banking this year by a slight margin, according to a report from analysts at International ...
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Firewall Fail: IT Can't Identify All Network Traffic
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 4/19/2018
With more and more traffic being encrypted, IT departments are having difficulty ...
Microsoft Security Is Channeling the Terminator
Alan Zeichick, Principal Analyst, Camden Associates, 4/19/2018
In its own way of channeling the Terminator and Skynet, Microsoft is looking to ...
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Is Monetization of High Speeds Still Broadband Operators' Top Priority?
Niall Hunt, Editor, 4/19/2018
What are broadband operators' top priorities this year, and how will they compare ...
ADTRAN Upbeat as Q1 Results Reflect Stalled Spending
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/18/2018
ADTRAN expects a strong second half as CenturyLink's review eventually ends, it ...
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