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Ford And Lyft Partner to Bring Self-Driving Cars to Public Roads

Ford Ramps Up Self-Driving Car Plans With Lyft Partnership | Fortune Ford And Lyft Partner to Bring Self-Driving Cars to Public Roads Search Tech

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Public cloud: Real-world lessons of strategic success

The commodity days of the cloud are over. It’s time to get strategic. That’s the message of today’s leading cloud strategies, as forward-thinking CIOs are no longer turning to the public cloud to cut costs. Instead, the public cloud is … Continue reading

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Enterprises can put Oracle’s entire public cloud in the data center

While Amazon is raking in the lion’s share of money spent by public-cloud users, Oracle is doubling down on its hybrid-cloud strategy, appealing to enterprises that want to put data and applications behind their firewall while taking advantage of cloud … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: Public cloud services sneak in through IT’s back door

“I’m a back door man, I’m a back door manThe CIO don’t know, but the users understand.” Well, maybe those aren’t the exact lyrics sung by Jim Morrison (or Howlin’ Wolf). Yet much of the information technology used by enterprises … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: Can we trust the public cloud vendors?

Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3) outage on Feb. 28 took down many well-known websites and web services. For the complete post-mortem from Amazon Web Services (AWS), read this lengthy explanation of what went wrong and what AWS is doing to … Continue reading

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AWS wants to dominate beyond the public cloud with Lambda updates

Amazon Web Services’ big Re:Invent conference in Las Vegas brought a plethora of new features and upgrades to its cloud platform. But there was one key set of upgrades that set the stage for Amazon’s expansion outside its own public … Continue reading

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Ricoh USA transforms ediscovery in the public cloud

For 80 years, Ricoh, the Japanese multinational that first saw light as Riken Sensitized Paper, has been known for manufacturing. But even with its long history, digital transformation hasn’t passed Ricoh by. “While overall, we think of Ricoh as manufacturers … Continue reading

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Cisco pits modular storage servers against public clouds

Cisco Systems is finding its way into storage through its successful server business. On Tuesday, it’s introducing modular systems that can be deployed with many different combinations of computing and storage capacity. Though it’s not Cisco’s first foray into storage, … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Azure Stack TP2 Further Strengthens the Hybrid Azure Public / On-prem Environment

Azure Stack Technical Preview 2 (TP2) was announced at the Microsoft Ignite Conference at the end of September (2016), a MAJOR update from the TP1 release earlier this year focusing on extending the features and capabilities of Azure Stack as … Continue reading

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Azure Service Fabric enters public beta for Linux workloads

Developers who want help running Linux- and Java-based microservice applications will have a new Microsoft service to take for a spin.  Microsoft announced Tuesday that it’s launching the public beta of Service Fabric support for running applications on the popular … Continue reading

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Chicago bank finds public cloud ready for prime time

In the early 1930s Congress chartered a dozen federal loan banks across the country to help smaller banks provide liquidity for home loans. Today, the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago holds $ 70.7 billion in assets. And Eric Gieger, … Continue reading

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Massive growth shows why Amazon is the public cloud leader

Amazon showed off its dominance in the public cloud market on Thursday as the capstone to a better than expected quarterly earnings report. Revenue from Amazon Web Services during the first quarter of 2016 was up 64 percent year-over-year, showing … Continue reading

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Public cloud review: Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, Joyent

The message from the cloud has always been simple: Surrender your cares, IT managers, and we’ll handle everything. Forget about skinning your knuckles installing servers, double-checking diesel backups or fretting about 1,000 or 10,000 things that could go wrong. Give … Continue reading

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Global public cloud market expected to hit $204B in 2016

The worldwide market for public cloud systems is projected to hit $ 204 billion this year, a 16.5% increase over the $ 175 billion market in 2015, according to analyst firm Gartner. “The market for public cloud services is continuing … Continue reading

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Picking a public cloud? Think beyond AWS, Google, and Microsoft

I often get this question: “Which public cloud should we go with?” That is, should the questioner’s company go with Google, Microsoft, or, more likely, Amazon Web Services? The right answer depends on many, many factors, and the answer is … Continue reading

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Public cloud vs. on-premises: Which is more secure?

Which is more secure: the public cloud or on-premises infrastructure? “Is it more secure to run in the cloud or more secure to run in my data center?” asks John Treadway, senior vice president at consultancy Cloud Technology Partners. “I … Continue reading

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Bye-bye, HP public cloud: 5 no-bull takeaways

With little fanfare and a few months’ warning, HP is pulling the plug on its Helion Public Cloud platform. HP says it’ll “double-down on our private and managed cloud capabilities” by way of Helion CloudSystem and Helion OpenStack. For a … Continue reading

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Is public cloud really a $20 billion quarterly industry?

Public cloud is big, and it’s growing fast. Nobody will deny that. But Synergy Research Group’s latest estimate that IT corporations earned $ 20 billion in revenue thanks to the public cloud seems a little high. Is this fuzzy math … Continue reading

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Velostrata Hybrid Offers Public Cloud Compute, On-Premises Data

Velostrata emerges from stealth to showcase its hybrid cloud that keeps enterprise data behind the firewall while leveraging the public cloud’s power for compute. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Public cloud pullback: Real or imagined?

Lately, I’ve been hearing a lot about so-called “repatriation.” That is, a company launches an application in the public cloud, and it takes off — so much so that the cost of public cloud services become painful, and the company … Continue reading

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How Public Cloud Providers Rain On Users

A recent Forrester study finds corporate customers are largely dissatisfied with their primary public cloud providers. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Public cloud providers’ end game shouldn’t surprise anyone

In the beginning, public cloud was the only choice. If you had an existing environment on-premise, colocated or with another web hosting company, you couldn’t connect it up to the public cloud. You could set up your own site-to-site VPN … Continue reading

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Sohonet to Deliver High-Quality Remote Collaboration and Public Cloud Storage Solutions

London, UK (PRWEB) February 10, 2015 Sohonet, the leading global expert in connectivity and data management services for the media and entertainment industry, today announced the launch of Sohonet ClearView, a fully-managed, high-quality remote collaboration solution, and Sohonet CloudStore, a … Continue reading

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VotRite Unveils New Interactive Voting Kiosks, Bringing Electoral Process to Public Locales

(PRWEB) September 12, 2014 The right to vote is routinely championed as one of the hallmarks of the American experience—but the ability to vote is another matter entirely. As ballot-casting technology has improved and expanded, the logistics involved with voting … Continue reading

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Mobiag chose Lunacloud to host its public carsharing platform

(PRWEB UK) 12 September 2014 Mobiag has recently launched an innovative solution that aims to provide a global shift towards a more intelligent urban mobility. Responsible for managing a public roaming carsharing system, mobiag ensures the network operations and compensation … Continue reading

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Public cloud services are both cannibalizing and stimulating demand for

Public cloud services are both cannibalizing and stimulating demand for … Public cloud services are simultaneously cannibalizing and stimulating demand for external IT services spending, according to Gartner, Inc. Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) adoption — the most basic and … Continue reading

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G-Cloud admits public sector is 'scared' of its agenda

G-Cloud admits public sector is 'scared' of its agenda G-Cloud recorded £434,000 of invoiced sales in August, compared with £424,000 in July, £471,000 in June, £163,000 in May and £556,000 in April, according to its website. Stewart said she expected … Continue reading

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