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At the Amazon Summit in Chicago, the CTO of GE Oil & Gas said his unit is exploring ways to better understand and save with the AWS platform.

Charles Babcock

By Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/21/2016ReadPost a Comment

Synergy Research assessed the growth of SaaS in 2015, and found it more mature than other cloud services -- and ready for an even greater takeoff. In addition, the report showed Microsoft may be one company poised for significant growth.

Charles Babcock

By Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/20/2016ReadPost a Comment

"Microsoft has invested heavily in making many of the productivity features...

IBM embarked on its first quarter breaking out "strategic imperatives," as part of an effort to showcase businesses such as cognitive computing that the company believes will shape its future. Yet, overall IBM's revenue experienced a decline compared to last year's first quarter.

Jessica Davis

By Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/19/2016ReadPost a Comment

IBM is not a startup, and venture capital is still borrowed money.

Diamanti, a startup founded by Cisco UCS veterans, has built an appliance for automated container deployments with preconfigured networking and storage. The firm is just out of stealth mode.

Charles Babcock

By Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/19/2016ReadPost a Comment

Diamanit has ventured onto difficult turf that container specialists so far...

A survey by Intel and the Cloud Security Alliance finds that the use of cloud services is increasing, but more in-depth security measures are needed.

Charles Babcock

By Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/18/2016ReadPost a Comment

Charlie,  Rather than better security we could say the cloud provides...

A MeriTalk survey of federal IT managers reveals that they believe the government can save more than $10 billion annually from additional consolidation and cloud adoption.

Charles Babcock

By Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/15/2016ReadPost a Comment

I think there are a few roadblocks here that need attention for our government...

Mainframe systems are still the backbone of much of today's IT infrastructure. Yet, finding IT talent to maintain these systems, and the COBOL and Fortran languages that support them, is becoming increasingly difficult. Knowledge transfer expert Steve Trautman, founder of The Steve Trautman Co., offers real-world advice on how IT leaders can cultivate the talent needed to run these crucial systems.

Steve Trautman

By Freelance Writer, 4/15/2016ReadPost a Comment

Thanks for the great comments TerryB.  You are spot on in that schools...

Las Vegas is a modern high-tech hub. Casinos depend on technology to keep guests happy -- and honest. Here's a look at some of the tech behind the magic, and the lessons that can pay off big for enterprises.

Curtis Franklin Jr.

By Executive Editor, Technical Content, 4/15/2016ReadPost a Comment

Curt,   You don't mention any business acumen until the last slide....

The former head of DARPA, who was running Google's Advanced Technology and Products group, will now lead Facebook's new hardware group, Building 8.

Thomas Claburn

By Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/14/2016ReadPost a Comment

Amazon says that promoting Andy Jassy and Jeff Wilke to new CEO roles is not a reorganization. But does this foreshadow more independence for AWS?

Charles Babcock

By Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/13/2016ReadPost a Comment

OpenText Release 16 addresses EIM customer demand for digital transformation and hybrid deployments. CEO Mark Barrenechea told us about the forces driving these demands and how OpenText is pursuing its own transformation, including standardizing on a single ERP system.

Jessica Davis

By Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/13/2016ReadPost a Comment

Microsoft, Facebook, Expedia, and Intel claim they pay men and women equally, but the tech industry has a long way to go.

Kelly Sheridan

By Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/12/2016ReadPost a Comment

Completely agree. So many issues make the headlines today that cause more division...

Quanta Cloud Technology is teaming with Red Hat to produce a ready-to-plug-in package of OpenStack, Linux, and Ceph storage loaded on Quanta servers, storage, and switches.

Charles Babcock

By Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/11/2016ReadPost a Comment

Through innovations like Prime and Prime Now, plus its AWS business, Amazon is not merely changing the nature of the consumer marketplace -- it's helping shape it.

Charles Babcock

By Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/8/2016ReadPost a Comment

Amazon already hosts 70,000 businesses that are making over $100,000 a year...

Is IT at your organization a valued component of the business, or is it headed for the tar pits of extinction?

Jonathan Feldman

By CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 4/8/2016ReadPost a Comment

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