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Podcast: SES Networks Takes ONAP Sky-High
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8/20/2019  |  Post a comment
The satellite network operator is looking to the Open Networking Automaton Platform (ONAP) to automate connecting its space-based network with terrestrial operators.
VMware Looks to Startup Acquisitions for Telco Cloudification
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8/8/2019  |  Post a comment
VMware's been shopping this summer, buying three cloud and networking startups that will bolster its telco strategy.
For Arista, Service Providers Are #5
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8/5/2019  |  Post a comment
Service providers rank in fifth place for vertical markets served by the switch powerhouse. Number one? The hypercloud guys.
Big Blue Turns Red for Multicloud
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8/1/2019  |  1 comment
IBM reveals details of how it's using Red Hat software as the foundation for its multicloud strategy, following its $34 billion Red Hat acquisition.
It's Groundhog Day! Explaining AT&T's Microsoft & IBM Deals
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7/25/2019  |  Post a comment
AT&T recently cut a big cloud deal with IBM. Then AT&T cut a big cloud deal with Microsoft the next day. That doesn't mean we're caught in a timeloop – the deals are different, and have plenty of unanswered questions.
Equinix Builds 'Network Edge' for Global NFV
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2/27/2019  |  Post a comment
Equinix is initially testing virtual router and firewall in the US and Europe, with plans to extend into Asia soon, to help make network connections more agile and responsive for enterprise customers.
AT&T: Enterprise Transformation Builds on Network Foundation
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2/27/2019  |  Post a comment
While networks alone won't deliver enterprise transformation, robust, software-defined networks are needed for enterprises to transform, says Sorabh Saxena, president, business operations for AT&T business solutions.
Telefónica Splashes €200M on Spanish Network
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2/26/2019  |  Post a comment
Telefónica turned to Juniper and Nokia to meet exploding demand in Spain. Upgrade raises network capacity to 10 Tbit/s, with room to grow.
Apple Really Is in Trouble This Time
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1/4/2019  |  6 comments
Apple haters have been sounding the alarm for a decade, but this time the bad news is real.
I Love Google+ & I'm Sad To See It Die
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10/9/2018  |  Post a comment
Superior technology isn't enough.
Why Euro Regs Threaten Internet 'Extinction'
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9/11/2018  |  Post a comment
In a misguided attempt to protect content creators, the EU's Article 11 and Article 13 would have the opposite effect, preserving Facebook, Google and other hypercloud platforms' monopolies – forever.
Rotterdam Sets Sail Toward Self-Driving Ships
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5/15/2018  |  3 comments
IBM and Cisco are working with Europe's largest port to reduce fuel consumption and other costs and improve safety.
We're Sorry If We Set Your Car On Fire – Love, Oracle
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4/27/2018  |  1 comment
In which we receive an alarming email from Oracle.
Podcast: SD-WAN Goes Beyond Cost-Cutting [Sponsored]
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4/9/2018  |  Post a comment
SD-WAN is about more than saving money – it also provides application delivery, insights and reliability. Find out more in this podcast sponsored by Citrix.
IBM Launches Analytics Platform for Private Cloud
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3/16/2018  |  1 comment
Platform is designed to enable enterprises to build big data analytics apps that move easily between public and private clouds.
Palo Alto Boosts Security & Compliance Automation With $300M Evident.io Buy
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3/16/2018  |  Post a comment
Buying Evident.io extends Palo Alto's portfolio with API-based security capabilities and compliance automation.
Google Boosts Chrome OS Enterprise Management
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3/15/2018  |  2 comments
Google wants to win the hearts of enterprise IT for Chrome OS on the desktop, but it has a long way to go.
IBM Launches 'Continuous' Security & Kubernetes on Bare Metal
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3/15/2018  |  Post a comment
IBM Cloud gets a security and Kubernetes performance boost.
Atlassian Goes 'All In' on Amazon Cloud
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3/14/2018  |  Post a comment
Atlassian moved its Jira and Confluence developer collaboration tools to Amazon Web Services.
Yahoo Japan Taps Apstra for Network Automation
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3/13/2018  |  Post a comment
The Japanese cloud service – biggest Internet portal in Japan – was looking to wrangle explosive network growth.
Mesosphere Ships 'Kubernetes-as-a-Service'
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3/8/2018  |  4 comments
The new DC/OS 1.11 also adds multicloud and edge capabilities.
VMware Broadens Private Cloud, Amazon Support
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3/7/2018  |  4 comments
VMware debuts tools for private managed clouds and Amazon Web Services, part of the vendor's push to hybrid cloud.
Cisco Debuts Security for 'Any Data Center & for Any Cloud'
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3/5/2018  |  4 comments
Cisco automates security for bare metal, virtualized and containerized workloads running anywhere.
Infrastructure Spending Is Booming
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3/2/2018  |  7 comments
The world's got a need for infrastructure, reflected in growing hyperscale capex investment and overall server sales.
Apple Partners With Google – Steve Jobs Spins in Grave
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3/1/2018  |  19 comments
Apple uses archival Google's cloud services to power iCloud.
OpenStack 'Queens' Takes on New Workloads
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2/28/2018  |  6 comments
The 17th OpenStack update, dubbed 'Queens,' adds support for GPUs and containers to meet the needs of emerging technologies such as edge computing, NFV and machine learning.
Juniper Weathers Hypercloud Storm, Says CTO Koley
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2/27/2018  |  5 comments
Juniper is getting clobbered by the transition by hypercloud providers to 'scale out' architecture from 'scale up.' But that'll change soon, Juniper CTO Bikash Koley tells Enterprise Cloud News.
SAP Debuts a Buffet-Style Cloud Plan
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2/26/2018  |  23 comments
Enterprises can buy SAP Cloud services on a one price 'consumption-based' plan rather than à la carte.
IBM: Incumbents 'Striking Back' at Business Disruption
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2/26/2018  |  9 comments
For the first time in years, CXOs say incumbents are leading disruption, rather than startups or Internet giants, according to IBM.
Users Value Security Over Convenience – Finally
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2/23/2018  |  18 comments
Convenience is at last taking a back seat to security, according to an IBM study.
Amazon Launches Repository for Open Source Serverless Code
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2/22/2018  |  6 comments
Users and developers can share code for machine learning, image processing, Internet of Things and general purpose serverless software.
Google Launches Global IoT Connectivity
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2/22/2018  |  15 comments
Cloud IoT Core, a managed service to help enterprises connect up millions of Internet of Things devices around the world, has been launched into general availability.
Cisco: Attackers 'Weaponize' Cloud Services
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2/21/2018  |  13 comments
Attackers are launching attacks from the cloud, while enterprises migrating to the cloud are leaving themselves vulnerable by failing to take basic precautions, according to the Cisco 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report.
How Microsoft Became an Unlikely Open Source Champion
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2/20/2018  |  22 comments
Seventeen years after Microsoft's CEO called open source a 'cancer,' here's what the company learned in its open source turnaround.
Google Buys Xively for $50M to Build IoT Muscle
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2/16/2018  |  15 comments
Google is buying the Internet of Things platform from LogMeIn, which bought Xively in 2014 for $12 million.
Enterprise Leads Blockbuster 4Q for Arista – but Wall Street's Not Impressed
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2/16/2018  |  4 comments
Despite a blockbuster fourth quarter, Wall Street was unhappy with Arista.
Oracle Buys Zenedge to Bolster Security
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2/15/2018  |  5 comments
Zenedge protects against distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks and provides Web Application Firewall protection.
Juniper Looks to Weave Multicloud Network
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2/15/2018  |  7 comments
Juniper is looking to weave a smooth networking tapestry from branch, to campus, to data center, to public cloud – essential, the company says, for enterprises in the cloud era.
Cisco Returns to Growth, With Help From Network Automation
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2/14/2018  |  Post a comment
Cisco's new intent-based networking strategy helps the company break a two-year revenue decline.
SaltStack Shakes $15.5M Funding to Automate Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure
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2/14/2018  |  2 comments
The Series A funding, bringing the total to $28 million, goes to advance SaltStack's mission of automating security patching, updates, provisioning and more.
Oracle Helps Enterprises Untangle Organizations
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2/13/2018  |  9 comments
Oracle launched Enterprise Data Management Cloud to help enterprises track the surprisingly gnarly problem of figuring out how individual groups and business units fit into the organization.
Google Gives Cloud Apps a Hardware Boost
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2/13/2018  |  2 comments
Google released hardware accelerators in beta to speed up machine learning on Google Cloud Platform, as well as boost performance of Kubernetes applications.
Oracle Expands Cloud Autonomy, Data Centers & SLAs
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2/12/2018  |  2 comments
Oracle expands autonomy capabilities from its cloud database to its entire cloud platform, as well as opening new regions and broadening service level agreements.
Citrix Acquires Cedexis to Boost Cloud Application Performance
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2/12/2018  |  1 comment
Citrix is looking help enterprises and cloud providers speed cloud application performance.
Tata Consultancy's Strategic Pivot Has Cloud Implications
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2/8/2018  |  1 comment
TCS is looking to add products to its traditional service offerings to help both enterprises and service providers make the transition to network virtualization and the cloud.
Check Point & Palo Alto Beef Up Multicloud Security
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2/7/2018  |  3 comments
The two vendors launch competing technologies for protecting workloads and applications spanning multiple clouds.
Microsoft Offering OneDrive Free to Competitors' Customers
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2/6/2018  |  7 comments
Microsoft will let some users of Box, Dropbox or Google use OneDrive free until their contract with the competition runs out.
Startups Tackle Audacious Cloud Goals
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2/6/2018  |  7 comments
An ex-Intel exec takes on her former employers in server chips, while another startup looks to provide AI hardware based on new 'nano-photonics' technology.
Cloud Market Growth Accelerates, Alibaba Joins Top Providers
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2/5/2018  |  3 comments
The top cloud providers, previously numbering four, need to find room for another chair at the table.
Dell Confirms Possible IPO or VMware Merger
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2/2/2018  |  1 comment
Yup, we're thinking about it, Dell says in an SEC filing, adding that it might do something else or just continue business as usual.
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