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By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 4/19/2018
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 ...
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 4/18/2018
Alibaba, the biggest cloud provider you don't spend a lot of time thinking about (but should), is deploying Cloud Foundry on its infrastructure, and joining the Cloud ...
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 4/17/2018
IBM's revenue turnaround wasn't a fluke, as the company showed growth on Tuesday for the second consecutive quarter. The result is helping it put a five-year stretch ...
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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
Oracle is leading a Washington push to stop Amazon Web Services (AWS) from winning a lucrative Defense Department contract that will be awarded in the coming months, ...
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 4/13/2018
Connecting legacy apps to the Internet is a challenge for enterprises moving to the cloud, and Cloudflare wants to help with the security part of that process, as ...
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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By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 4/10/2018
IBM is building mainframe features for security and machine learning into slimmed-down chassis that fit in standard data center racks, for a new generation of cloud ...
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 4/9/2018
Google and Alibaba are seeing better than 100% year-over-year growth in public cloud revenues, but they have a long way to go to catch up to the market leaders, ...
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 4/5/2018
Even as President Trump fires off a fusillade of tweets against Amazon, the US government is relying heavily on the Amazon cloud for services.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/3/2018
Telecom network operators who want to run cloud-native operations can gain significant benefits by containerizing their monolithic back office systems, without having ...
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By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 4/2/2018
Facial recognition on pigs is just a day in the life of Sarah Cooper, Amazon Web Services' general manager of IoT analytics and applications.
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 3/30/2018
LOS ANGELES -- Open Networking Summit -- The instant popular tickets go on sale on Ticketmaster, the service needs to be ready for staggering demand bursts. For that ...
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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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