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Docker Enterprise now runs Windows and Linux in one cluster

With the newest Docker Enterprise Edition, you can now have Docker clusters composed of nodes running different operating systems. Three of the key OSes supported by Docker—Windows, Linux, and IBM System Z—can run applications side by side in the same … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: Must-have features for enterprise VoIP

If your company has 100+ users and is in the market for a hosted VoIP phone system, be careful. Remember the scene in the movie Tommy Boy, “Fat Guy in a Little Coat”? You don’t want your company’s new phone … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s DNA storage tech may fit in an enterprise

Microsoft has apparently firmed up its plans for a DNA-based storage device that it expects to be commercially available within about three years. The software giant originally unveiled its research into DNA as an archival storage medium last year; it … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: How to add JBOC (Just a Bunch of Cloud) to your enterprise

Storage is a fast-evolving industry. Groundbreaking hardware technologies quickly become commoditized, which is a challenge for vendors, but a great benefit to customers. Today’s shiny new array soon becomes matched by a similarly capable JBOD (Just a Bunch of Disk) … Continue reading

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Oracle’s enterprise cloud journey is only just beginning

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.- Cloud computing was the primary focus of a media day for journalists here at Oracle headquarters yesterda. A bevy of Oracle executives starting with CEO Mark Hurd detailed the company’s progress and product offerings in the cloud … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: Chaos in the enterprise: How digital transformation drives agility, continuous development

In today’s data-driven economy, consumer expectations for services anywhere, anytime have led to a need for organizations to become more agile and increase their speed of deliver exponentially. Gone are the days when product and service updates were delivered on … Continue reading

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Open Source in the Enterprise: Challenges and Myths

Open source is all the rage, but isn’t exactly easy to adopt. An Interop ITX speaker offers some tips. InformationWeek: Cloud

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IDG Contributor Network: Building the predictive enterprise: What CIOs should tell CEOs about A.I.

By now we have all heard the buzz. Siri has plenty of company. Alexa and Google have invaded the home. Tesla’s artificial intelligence is, well, driving itself. Google’s Deep Mind is running the company’s multi-billion-dollar search business. Even they don’t … Continue reading

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Slack finally launches its enterprise edition

After a long wait, Slack has announced the version of its popular work chat application that is designed for enterprises. On Tuesday in San Francisco, the company unveiled its new Enterprise Grid product, aimed at helping companies administer and connect … Continue reading

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Cisco, HPE led $88B enterprise infrastructure market in ’16, Synergy says

Despite more and more companies outsourcing workloads to the public cloud, legacy technology stalwarts Cisco and HPE remain the most popular enterprise infrastructure vendors, new estimates from Synergy Research suggest. Synergy tracked enterprise infrastructure spending across seven categories for the … Continue reading

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At AWS, ‘Enterprise Strategy’ Consists Of Helping Migrations

Head of Enterprise Strategy Stephen Orban describes how AWS will try to assist more enterprise workloads in a move to the cloud. InformationWeek: Cloud

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2016’s top trends in enterprise computing: Containers, bots, A.I. and more

It’s been a year of change in the enterprise software market. SaaS providers are fighting to compete with one another, machine learning is becoming a reality for businesses at a larger scale, and containers are growing in popularity. Here are … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: Preparing your enterprise for IoT and automation in the workplace: Part 1

Enterprise and industrial internet of things. Is your business ready? It can be very overwhelming when thinking about IoT for your business, especially because IoT is such a broad and all-encompassing term that encompasses various markets and technologies, and is even … Continue reading

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5 ways enterprise networkers can – and can’t – be like webscale stars

Everybody wants to be a winner. One way to get there is to follow the leaders. In networking, big cloud companies like Google and Facebook are at the top of their game. They run giant data centers, continually launch and … Continue reading

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Cisco positions Spark at the heart of enterprise work

The closely watched launch on Wednesday of Microsoft’s Teams, a rival to chat platforms Slack and HipChat, shows how important this kind of collaboration is for any company that wants to dominate workday life. Cisco Systems is no exception. On … Continue reading

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The enterprise wish-list for the hybrid cloud

If you know how to drive one car, you know how to drive pretty much any car. The gas pedal is always on the right and brake on the left. Push the turn signal up to go right and down … Continue reading

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NoSQL Databases: An Enterprise Necessity

Here’s a look at enterprise plans for implementation of NoSQL databases, and some of the top vendors providing this technology. InformationWeek: Cloud

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IDG Contributor Network: Huddle goes back to enterprise basics and strengthens external sharing controls

File synchronization and sharing vendor Huddle is today announcing enhanced security for external collaboration. While only a moderately interesting announcement in and of itself, it comes at an interesting time for the broader enterprise file sharing and sync (EFSS) space. … Continue reading

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Google says its databases are enterprise ready

Google is continuing its campaign to entice enterprises to its public cloud platform by rolling out database services stable enough to serve businesses’ production workloads.   To that end, the company announced the general availability of three database-focused products: the … Continue reading

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Tech Titans Talk: The IDG Enterprise Interview Series

GE Power’s CDO is transforming his company and an industry GE Power’s first ever chief digital officer, Ganesh Bell, leverages years of software expertise to drive innovation within GE and with customers, including his own CIO. To read this article … Continue reading

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Sapho Gives Enterprise Applications A Millennial-Friendly Makeover

Logging into and performing tasks on what can be dozens of different enterprise applications can eat up a lot of an enterprise employee’s workday. A company called Sapho is looking to solve that with a “micro app” on-premises platform that … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: Can enterprise IT seem like a good deal again?

A few weeks ago, I sat on a panel hosted by CenturyLink on sustainability and efficiency in IT. At CenturyLink’s sunny Irvine, California, data center my co-panelists gathered ahead of going on stage and on camera. One of the panelists … Continue reading

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How the latest enterprise tech surge changed everything

Technology development comes in waves. Judging by the recent slippage in venture capital investment, the most recent wave of new enterprise tech has crested and is now tapering off. And it’s leaving a wealth of useful new stuff in its … Continue reading

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Google cloud chief on tackling the enterprise

SAN FRANCISCO — Google is looking to strategically tackle the enterprise cloud market by open sourcing some of its internal technologies, embracing a multiplatform design principle and setting what it thinks are reasonable expectations for what its customers should move … Continue reading

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Microsoft, HP Enterprise Revive Partnership With Cloud

HP and Microsoft were close associates in the early Windows era and the Azure cloud may bring them together again. InformationWeek: Cloud

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HP Enterprise will maximize opportunities as Azure reseller

Hewlett Packard Enterprise may have abandoned the public cloud, but that isn’t stopping it from trying to be an enterprise cloud provider of some variety. HP Enterprise’s latest strategy, which dovetails with earlier plans to focus on private and managed clouds, … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: Why enterprise DevOps will make IT organizations and CIOs relevant

Digital business is changing the competitive environment; the proliferation of startups created by highly qualified unemployed seniors and entrepreneurs, the increasing adoption of cloud which reduces IT cost and the Internet of Things substituting traditional services with digital services are … Continue reading

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Google hires VMware co-founder as cloud chief, aiming for enterprise adoption

VMware co-founder Diane Greene will oversee all of Google’s cloud businesses, including its Cloud Platform and Apps productivity suite, the company announced Thursday.  Greene, who has been on the company’s board of directors for three years, took the position as … Continue reading

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Windows Phone Fail, Surface Enterprise Update: Microsoft Roundup

Microsoft added to its Surface Enterprise Program, released its quarterly earnings, dealt with its Windows Phone failures, and quietly slashed 1,000 more jobs this week. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Cognizant-Verizon alliance offers enterprise digital transformation services

Verizon and Cognizant announced last week that they are teaming up to provide IT outsourcing customers joint offerings in the areas of digital transformation, integration, and business process support with a focus on customer experience and the Internet of Things … Continue reading

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