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Monitor cloud services for compliance, security from a single view

Moving to the cloud is supposed to reduce the headaches for IT administrators, but often it has the opposite effect of increasing their workload, especially around security and visibility. Not only do they have to make sure on-premises systems adhere … Continue reading

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Greene: Advanced Services to Fuel Google Cloud Leadership

Google Cloud Chief Diane Greene predicts Google’s expanding, advance cloud services will soon place it among the Gartner designated leaders. InformationWeek: Cloud

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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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HPE refocuses tech services group on cloud, big data

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has revamped its existing technology services unit to focus on helping customers adopt emerging technologies, including cloud computing, the internet of things, and big data. HPE’s new Pointnext technology services division, announced Thursday, is designed to help businesses … Continue reading

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Cloud companies are eyeing cell services, Nokia CEO says

Enterprises and cloud companies will start trying their hands at cellular this year, Nokia President and CEO Rajeev Suri predicts. “Enhanced reality” and events such as concerts may be where cloud giants first get into mobile services, Suri said at … Continue reading

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Snap to pay Google $400M a year for cloud services

Over the next five years, the company behind Snapchat will pay Google at least $ 2 billion in cloud bills. On Thursday, Snap revealed in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission that it signed a five-year contract … Continue reading

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Snap is paying Google $400M a year for cloud services

Over the next five years, the company behind Snapchat will pay Google at least $ 2 billion in cloud bills. On Thursday, Snap revealed in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission that it signed a five-year contract … Continue reading

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Snap is paying Google $400M a year for cloud services

Over the next five years, the company behind Snapchat will pay Google at least US$ 2 billion in cloud bills. On Thursday, Snap revealed in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission that it signed a five-year contract … Continue reading

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Security tops app services priority list

Security, not availability, is now the number one priority driving the adoption of application services, according to a new report by F5 Networks. Applications are becoming core to the digital economy, and organizations are increasingly turning to application services to … Continue reading

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Microsoft is bundling cloud services to make cars smarter

CES has turned into the first car show of the year, with major automakers choosing to show off upcoming features in Las Vegas. Microsoft wants to help make cars more intelligent, and it unveiled a new suite of services Thursday … Continue reading

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10 considerations for running WebRTC services on AWS

This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter’s approach. You want to embed real-time communications features into your website or mobile application for direct peer-to-peer communication and … Continue reading

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Google levels up its cloud machine learning with new services

There’s an arms race among public cloud providers to provide businesses with the best machine learning capabilities. Enterprises are increasingly interested in creating intelligent applications, and companies like Amazon, Microsoft and Google are rushing to help meet their needs. Google … Continue reading

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Cloud services lift IT outsourcing market higher than expected

Companies signed IT and business process outsourcing deals worth a record $ 9.5 billion in annual contract value, according to the quarterly outsourcing index produced Information Services Group (ISG). Traditional outsourcing contracts were up 5 percent to $ 5.8 billion, … Continue reading

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‘Cloud washing’ gives way to true cloud services

When CompTIA technology analyst Seth Robinson was researching his new report on the state of cloud computing in July some of the results were puzzling. The 500 business and IT executives who participated reported that their use of SaaS applications … Continue reading

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Samsung to acquire U.S. cloud services firm Joyent

Samsung Electronics is acquiring U.S. cloud services company Joyent as it builds its services business around mobile devices and the Internet of Things. Under the deal, Joyent will operate as a standalone subsidiary and will continue providing cloud infrastructure and … Continue reading

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HPE Spins Off Services As Tech Giants Slim Down

Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s plan to spin off its IT Outsourcing and services group and merge that group with CSC will make the remaining HPE a leaner, more focused company. It’s a strategy other tech giants have pursued as well. But … Continue reading

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Adobe gives marketers a data-science boost with new cloud services

If the marketer’s goal is to reach customers with the right message, in the right place, at the right time, it stands to reason that deeper insight into any of those dimensions could only be a good thing. Enter Adobe, … Continue reading

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Asus settles charges over insecure routers and cloud services

Critical security flaws in routers and cloud computing services offered by Asus put hundreds of thousands of customers at risk, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has charged. Taiwan-based Asus has agreed to settle an FTC complaint that it failed to take … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Azure Stack beta gets new services and DevOps tools

People testing out the public beta of Microsoft’s Azure Stack private cloud system have some new platform services and DevOps tools to play with less than two weeks after it initially launched.  Starting Monday, users can download a beta version … Continue reading

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10 riskiest cloud services

Risky business Image by Tobias Van Der Elst The average employee uses 30 cloud services at work, according to cloud security vendor Skyhigh Networks. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here InfoWorld Cloud … Continue reading

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Oracle pushes into AWS territory with new IaaS services

Oracle set its sights on a bigger piece of the cloud pie Tuesday with new IaaS services that put it in more direct competition with Amazon Web Services. The new IaaS services were introduced by Thomas Kurian, Oracle’s president of … Continue reading

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Oracle’s Larry Ellison unveils new services, products in cloud push

Oracle Executive Chairman Larry Ellison unveiled Sunday new cloud applications and services, including a training tool that integrates with the company’s human resources application, and gave a glimpse of the company’s security strategy. As is expected with Ellison’s speeches, the … Continue reading

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Amazon upgrades container services to keep up with Google, Docker

Amazon created its ECS (EC2 Container Service) system for launching Docker containers directly in EC2 for two reasons. First, to bring a new feature to its user base, but also to take on competitors like Google’s Container Engine. That dynamic … Continue reading

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Google Offers Cheaper Version of Cloud Services to Run Low Priority Jobs

Some departments in your company do not need cloud computing resources to carry high-performance tasks, right? Because Google has just formatted a service plan for such demands. Google launched Preemptible Virtual Machine, a new cloud service that allows to use … Continue reading

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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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Google moves two cloud data analysis services out of beta

Two Google big data toolsets have finally moved out of beta and into full commercial release, adding to its cloud portfolio a data analysis framework and a service for managing data streams in real-time. Google Cloud Dataflow, which could serve … Continue reading

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Google moves two cloud data analysis services out of beta

Two Google big data toolsets have finally moved out of beta and into full commercial release, adding to its cloud portfolio a data analysis framework and a service for managing data streams in real-time. Google Cloud Dataflow, which could serve … Continue reading

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The era of ever-cheaper cloud services is over

After years and years of competitive price cuts, Microsoft is hiking prices on its cloud computing service. IBM is also adjusting prices upward. Last week, Aiden Finn, a Dublin-based Microsoft-focused consultant, posted excerpts from a company email alerting customers that Azure … Continue reading

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Oracle Triggers an Avalanche of 24 Cloud Services to Compete with Amazon

The Cloud represents a market where Oracle wants to win. The 24 services launched by the database leader include all the tools companies need to conduct their operations in the cloud and thus should help customers make the move to … Continue reading

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