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IDG Contributor Network: An under-pressure OpenStack gets support from an (in)famous individual

Last week saw a few thousand devoted OpenStack community members flock to Boston to take part in the bi-annual OpenStack Summit. This summit marks a major turning point for the initiative. Since we all congregated in Barcelona last year, there … Continue reading

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Amazon’s Alexa gains support for Outlook calendars

Users of Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant can now ask it questions about the contents of their Microsoft-hosted calendars. On Wednesday, the assistant gained the ability to interact with calendars from Outlook.com and Office 365, similar to how it works with … Continue reading

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Microsoft gets support for its fight against government gag orders

Microsoft has secured some big allies in a fight against the federal government, including three of its chief rivals, plus a hometown airline.  Microsoft is fighting the government over its right to tell customers when federal agents request their data … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: Kubernetes becomes more scalable, gets support for hybrid clouds

Earlier this week, Google released version 1.3 of Kubernetes, the open source container orchestration software. The release brings support for deploying services across “multiple clouds (including on-prem), support for multiple node types, integrated support for stateful services (such as key-value … Continue reading

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Microsoft cites new EU personal data rules in support of email dispute

Microsoft has cited new European data protection rules in support of its claim that the U.S. government should use inter-governmental agreements rather than a warrant to force the technology company to provide emails stored in Ireland that are required for … Continue reading

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SAP sees cloud, support revenue overtaking software in 2018

German business software maker SAP expects its revenue from cloud subscriptions and support to be higher than its revenue from software licenses in 2018, reflecting an industry trend. This would be a dramatic shift for a company, which earlier had … Continue reading

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IBM Strengthens Effort to Support Open Source Spark for Machine Learning

IBM is providing substantial resources to the Apache Software Foundation’s Spark project to prepare the platform for machine learning tasks, like pattern recognition and classification of objects. The company plans to offer Bluemix Spark as a service and has dedicated … Continue reading

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Advanced Security, File Scalability and Hadoop 2.x Support Featured in OrangeFS 2.9 Release

Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) November 13, 2014 Today Omnibond Systems, LLC and the OrangeFS development community at AWS re:Invent announced the release of OrangeFS, version 2.9 with Hadoop 2.x ecosystem support, capability based security and distributed metadata for directory entries. … Continue reading

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