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Google's Pichai: Cloud's One of Our 'Biggest Bets'
News Analysis | 4/28/2017

Google executives talked up the cloud on its earnings call this week, though the company declined to provide specifics.

AWS Public Cloud Dominance Continues – Report
Scott Ferguson | 4/28/2017

Microsoft, Google, IBM, Alibaba and Oracle might have grown more in the first quarter of 2017, but AWS remains in a class by itself in the public cloud market.

Leading Lights 2017 Finalists: Most Innovative Enterprise/SMB Service
News Analysis | 4/28/2017

In a look at the shortlisted companies for the Most Innovative Enterprise/SMB Service award, check out three very different approaches to helping enterprises and SMBs be more efficient in communicating.

Microsoft Wants Azure to Blur the Enterprise Edge
News Analysis | 4/27/2017

Azure doubles sales again in Q1, as officials play up their plans to blur the cloud/enterprise border with Azure Stack and SQL Server 2017.

AWS Sales Still Impress Even With Small Slowdown
Scott Ferguson | 4/27/2017

Amazon released its first-quarter financial results on April 27. Although AWS once again slowed a bit, the company's public cloud platform is still pulling in impressive amounts of money for the retail giant.

GE Builds 'Digital Twins' for Industrial IoT
News Analysis | 4/27/2017

Collecting data from industrial devices to build digital models tests the limits of networking and cloud.

Cisco Ponders the Meaning of the Multicloud Market
Scott Ferguson | 4/27/2017

Changes in how enterprises and their IT departments are using the cloud has Cisco thinking about where multicloud is and where it's going.

Gap's Tech Motto: 'Change or Die'
News Analysis | 4/27/2017

As established retailers face a die-off, Gap Inc. looks to technology to survive and thrive.

Oracle Adds AI to Its Customer Experience Cloud
Scott Ferguson | 4/26/2017

Oracle is continuing to build out what it can offer in the cloud and it's adding artificial intelligence to its Customer Experience cloud.

IBM Opens 4 More US-Based Data Centers
Scott Ferguson | 4/26/2017

IBM is opening data centers in Dallas and Washington DC as part of its cloud plans for 2017.

Bloomberg: Networking & Security Are Easy
News Analysis | 4/26/2017

Truman Boyes, head of networking for the Bloomberg office of the CTO, also isn't fond of firewalls or SNMP.

Containers Vs. VMs: Where Should IT Pros Puts Their Money?
News Analysis | 4/26/2017

The rise of container technology has pushed virtual machines and hypervisors to the side. However, containers can't solve all your cloud problems. Here's what IT should know.

eBay Looks to Kubernetes to Bridge Dev & Ops
News Analysis | 4/25/2017

Kubernetes solves multiple technology problems for the company's private cloud.

4 Fantastic OpenStack Lessons From Yahoo
News Analysis | 4/25/2017

Yahoo builds on OpenStack to deliver cloud infrastructure for services utilized by 1 billion users. Here's what the company has learned.

Docker Users: Tales of Triumph & Woe
News Analysis | 4/25/2017

Mostly triumph. But Docker adoption isn't without its bumps, as speakers shared at DockerCon 2017 in Austin.

Cisco Jasper Brings IoT Management Knowhow to Mobile
Scott Ferguson | 4/25/2017

Cisco Jasper is expanding from IoT and connected cars into mobile management with a new platform called Control Center for Mobile Enterprise.

Why Evernote Picked Google Cloud Over Amazon
News Analysis | 4/24/2017

The answer comes down to five little words.

Slideshow: DockerCon Descends on Austin
News Analysis | 4/24/2017

Stickers, swingsets and sweeeet doughnuts: DockerCon 2017 in Austin was way too much fun.

Storage Now Driving New Cloud Pricing Fight: Report
Scott Ferguson | 4/21/2017

Pressure from AWS, Microsoft, Google and IBM is starting to push the price of object storage down, creating a new wrinkle in the cloud pricing wars, according to a new report.

Mirantis Pivots as OpenStack Loses 'Wow Factor'
News Analysis | 4/21/2017

The company formerly known as the 'pure-play OpenStack company' now embraces Kubernetes – and a new slogan.

Special Report: Mergers, Acquisitions & IPOs Rocking the Cloud Market
Scott Ferguson | 4/20/2017

A series of mergers and acquisitions, along with several IPOs, have changed the cloud market in 2017. An Enterprise Cloud News special report helps you make sense of these changes.

Windstream Redefines Continuity for the Cloud
News Analysis | 4/20/2017

New packaged solution uses diverse access, including fixed broadband wireless, along with backup power, diverse routers and transport.

Emerson Looks to Secure HR Data in the Cloud
Scott Ferguson | 4/20/2017

With some 110,000 employees across the globe, Emerson's human resources department has a lot of data to secure. With cloud plans in place, the company believes the technology can offer a secure platform.

Amazon's Jassy Throws Punches at Oracle
News Analysis | 4/19/2017

Hits the enterprise software vendor on lock-in and portability.

AWS CTO Unleashes Torrent of Developer Features
Scott Ferguson | 4/19/2017

Amazon CTO Werner Vogels unveiled several new developer features for company's public cloud at this week's AWS Summit in San Francisco.

Riverbed Buys Xirrus to Bolster SD-WAN Offering
Scott Ferguson | 4/19/2017

Riverbed is acquiring cloud WiFi provider Xirrus in a deal that will bolster Riverbed's SD-WAN SteelConnect offering.

Docker Will Retrofit Old Enterprise Apps
News Analysis | 4/19/2017

Docker is showing off a new service that helps businesses move old apps to containers in less than a week.

Oracle Acquires Moat for Cloud Analytics
Scott Ferguson | 4/19/2017

Oracle has acquired media analytics specialist Moat, which will add new capabilities to the company's Data Cloud offering.

Calling All Women in Comms: Share Your Story!
Que Sera Sarah | 4/19/2017

Take our quick survey about the realities of being a woman in the next-gen communications industry. We want to hear your stories, experiences and impressions.

Legacy Business Still Dragging IBM Down
News Analysis | 4/18/2017

Non-cloud legacy business down, cloud and other 'strategic imperatives' up – same song IBM sings every quarter since it seems like forever.

Docker Wants You to Customize the Ecosystem
News Analysis | 4/18/2017

New Docker projects let developers build their own Linux OS and customize their own container ecosystems.

How Evernote Made the Transition to Google Cloud – Find Out Thursday
News Analysis | 4/18/2017

At Enterprise Cloud News's inaugural webinar, you can find out how the information service made the journey from its own data center to Google Cloud.

VMware Damns OpenStack With Faint Praise
News Analysis | 4/18/2017

The open source cloud platform is losing momentum but is still useful, says Guido Appenzeller, VMware CTO for cloud and networking.

Intel Pulls Funding From OpenStack Development Group
Scott Ferguson | 4/17/2017

Intel is stopping its funding of the OpenStack Innovation Center project, although Rackspace is vowing to continue developing the technology.

Oracle Acquires Container Specialist Wercker
Scott Ferguson | 4/17/2017

Oracle is looking to strengthen its container and microservices offerings with the acquisition of Wercker, a startup based in Amsterdam.

Equinix CTO: Open Source Critical for Interconnection
News Analysis | 4/17/2017

The exchange operator is carefully tracking progress on open source to fuel massively scalable interconnections of the future.

CIOs: Stop Worrying & Learn to Love the Cloud
News Analysis | 4/17/2017

Resisting the cloud and SaaS took power away from CIOs and IT. Here's how embracing the technology can help get it back.

How Google Is Challenging Amazon
News Analysis | 4/17/2017

Cost-cutting vs. business transformation is a false choice. That's where Google comes in – it says.

Amazon's Bezos: 3 Keys to Business Success
News Analysis | 4/14/2017

Bezos advises companies on how to preserve 'Day 1' culture into maturity.

Enterprises Falling Behind in Transforming IT – Study
Scott Ferguson | 4/14/2017

The buzz is all about digital business transformation, but companies need to transform their underlying IT first. Many are falling off pace, according to a new study.

Canonical Founder Mark Shuttleworth Returns as CEO
Scott Ferguson | 4/13/2017

Mark Shuttleworth is returning to CEO of the Canonical, the company he founded, after current CEO Jane Silber announced her resignation. The company is focusing more on IoT and the cloud.

Amazon's Cloud Honcho Gets Way More Pay Than His Boss
News Analysis | 4/13/2017

So that's awkward when they bump into each other in the coffee room.

Rancher Launches Tiny Linux Distro
News Analysis | 4/12/2017

The OS underlying Rancher's container management platform goes GA as a stripped-down Linux distribution with containers in mind.

A10 Launches Multi-Cloud App Analytics
News Analysis | 4/12/2017

Managing apps on premises and across multiple public cloud platforms.

Oracle's Mark Hurd: Cloud Resistance Is Futile
Scott Ferguson | 4/12/2017

At a gathering of Oracle customers, CEO Mark Hurd stuck to his unrelenting message that the company's customers will migrate to its cloud, whether it's now or later.

HPE Looks to Fill Containers With DevOps Services
Scott Ferguson | 4/12/2017

An update to HPE's IT Operations Management suites looks to offer DevOps teams more services through Docker containers.

VMware Buys Wavefront for Cloud App Management
News Analysis | 4/12/2017

Adding metrics monitoring for applications running with microservices in containers, either in the cloud or on-premises.

SD-WAN Buzz Spills Into Reseller & Partner Space
News Analysis | 4/11/2017

Windstream Wholesale and Versa Networks are sensing new opportunities for SD-WAN in the reseller space, while VeloCloud kicked off a partner program for SD-WAN security.

Huawei Takes On AWS, Google in Public Cloud
Wagner’s Ring | 4/11/2017

Huawei will work with telco partners on cloud services, as well as possibly launching its own public cloud platform.

Hybrid Cloud Adoption: 5 Keys to Success
News Analysis | 4/11/2017

Enterprises are adopting the hybrid cloud model, but there are different ways to start on this path. Here are five keys to getting off to a successful start.

Huawei Takes Aim at AWS, Google With Public Cloud Move
News Analysis | 4/11/2017

Chinese equipment giant is on the verge of a dramatic move into the public cloud market as it looks for new growth opportunities.

Hausbeck Picks Cloud ERP for Perfect Pickle Production
News Analysis | 4/11/2017

B2B pickle player picks Plex to optimize its supply chain and manufacturing

Target: Open Source Leads to 'Tighter Control'
News Analysis | 4/10/2017

Open source provides the store chain with the tools it needs to weather a tough retail environment, a Target VP explains.

WiC Leading Lights: Meet the 2017 Finalists
Que Sera Sarah | 4/10/2017

Meet the 2017 finalists for Women in Comms' second-annual Leading Lights in the categories of Most Inspiring Woman in Comms and Female Tech Pioneer of the Year.

Microsoft Buying Deis to Boost Containers & Kubernetes
News Analysis | 4/10/2017

With the acquisition, Microsoft gets expertise in container management and open source.

Target Looks to Open Source to Hit Bullseye
News Analysis | 4/10/2017

The company relies on open source to improve agility in the face of business difficulties.

Dell Brings Cloud to the Edge With Modular Data Center
Lightreading Videos | 4/10/2017

Enterprise Cloud News caught up with Ty Schmitt, a Dell Fellow and executive director for Extreme Scale Infrastructure with Dell EMC, to find out how the cloud market is changing.

Equinix Eyes New Peering Possibilities
News Analysis | 4/7/2017

Growth of network consortia with open API frameworks will give rise to programmable peering with end-to-end visibility, Equinix CTO says.

Security Concerns Not Slowing Cloud Adoption – Study
Scott Ferguson | 4/7/2017

A report from analytics firm Teradata finds that despite security concerns, cloud adoption is moving ahead at most enterprises.

Pivotal Opens Windows to Its Cloud Platform
Scott Ferguson | 4/7/2017

In an update to the Pivotal Foundry Cloud, the company is offering expanded support for Microsoft Windows and .NET applications.

AWS Tops in Public Cloud, but Azure Is Catching Up
Scott Ferguson | 4/6/2017

Amazon Web Services is still tops in the public cloud market, but a new survey says its losing some of its luster to Microsoft Azure and Google Public Cloud.

LinkedIn: No Plans to Move to Microsoft Azure
News Analysis | 4/6/2017

Four months after Microsoft closed its LinkedIn acquisition, the two organizations have decided good fences make good neighbors in the cloud.

Rackspace: OpenStack's Death Is #FakeNews
Wagner’s Ring | 4/6/2017

Unlike the parrot in the Monty Python sketch, OpenStack is not dead.

AppDynamics Wants to Buddy With Developers
Scott Ferguson | 4/5/2017

In its first large release since the acquisition, AppDynamics is turning its attention to developers and how its technology can make DevOps work in the enterprise.

OVH Looks to Invade US, Buys VMware vCloud Air
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

OVH is a big deal as a global cloud provider, and hopes buying VMware's vCloud Air assets will drive business in the US, where it's relatively unknown.

Google Caffeinates Cloud With Espresso
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

The latest iteration of Google's SDN architecture looks to boost performance at the edge of the cloud.

Google Espresso: A Shot at Amazon Cloud
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

Google details technology used to speed up cloud performance at the network edge.

Microsoft Azure Catches Up With Container Networking
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

One by one, SDN and network virtualization schemes have adapted to include containers. At ONS yesterday, it was Microsoft Azure's turn.

Salesforce Gives Inside Sales an Einstein Injection
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

Salesforce is looking to boost inside sales productivity using its Einstein AI.

AI, Cognitive Spending Soaring to $12.5B in 2017
Scott Ferguson | 4/4/2017

Enterprise spending on artificial intelligence and cognitive computing is to increase nearly 60% compared to 2016.

Cisco's Meggers Talks Secure Cloud Collaboration
News Analysis | 4/4/2017

Cisco SVP and GM of cloud collaboration talked about the latest Cisco Spark news at Enterprise Connect 2017.

Trump Administration Targets H-1B Visa Fraud
Scott Ferguson | 4/3/2017

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services, along with the Justice Department, have issued new warnings for companies looking to use the H-1B visa program to hire foreign workers this year.

HPE Spins Services, Cuts Outlook
News Analysis | 4/3/2017

HPE completed the spinoff of its Enterprise Services business and merged it with Computer Sciences Corporation to create CDX Technology, while adjusting outlook downward to reflect the change.

Oracle: Thanks, but No Thanks on Accenture Deal
Scott Ferguson | 4/3/2017

After much speculation, Oracle finally threw cold water on the rumors that it was chasing Accenture.

Rackspace Sees Big Bucks in Pro Services
Scott Ferguson | 4/3/2017

Rackspace is expanding its managed services business to include what it calls professional services for companies investing in multi-cloud infrastructures.

Cisco Faces Up to Public Cloud Threat
News Analysis | 4/3/2017

If enterprises move to the cloud, they require less on-premises equipment, which is a problem for Cisco and its competitors. But Cisco has a plan.

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