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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Standards are coming for containers

Cloud plays prominently in an IT overhaul at Milwaukee Tool | IBM books CopLink into the cloud

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Standards are coming for containers
A list of leading cloud, storage and virtualization companies are backing a new effort named the Open Container Project, which aims to create a set of standards for the fast-growing technology. Read More


Building a Multi-Tenant Big Data Environment
Does your organization face competitive or regulatory imperatives that require higher quality big data analysis in ever shorter amounts of time, even as data volumes explode? Learn More


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Cloud plays prominently in an IT overhaul at Milwaukee Tool
Eric Hanson, VP of Information Technology and Business Optimization at Milwaukee Tool, joined the company five years ago to help rethink IT as the company was remaking itself. Cloud ended up playing a critical role, especially when it came to the launch of a new product development tool that let's employees collaborate from locations on opposite sides of the world. (Insider Story) Read More

IBM books CopLink into the cloud
Potentially giving smaller law enforcement agencies a hand in fighting crime, IBM has migrated its CopLink search service to the cloud, minimizing the amount of work needed to hook into the North American crime-fighting database. Read More

VMware takes on Microsoft in the identity management space
Microsoft and VMware seem to be continuing on their collision course, and this time it's VMware's turn to take a shot. The company on Monday launched a new cloud service that helps companies manage passwords and identities. Read More

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Microsoft Office 365 vs. Google Apps: The Ultimate Guide
Download this handy PDF from InfoWorld to learn all the ins and outs of Microsoft Office and Google Apps and decide which option is best for you. Learn More

Do cruises and clouds help security pros relax on vacation?
Packing the suitcases and setting off on vacation doesn't necessarily mean that IT executives are able to completely disconnect while away from work, but they are enjoying more downtime. Though they still feel the need to check in at least once a day, more executives say that their staff are well equipped to deal with critical situations. Read More

Here comes bare metal and NFV for the enterprise
Two hardware vendors this week unveiled products to bring commodity switching and virtualization to enterprises through service providers. Bare metal switch supplier Pica8 this week rolled out a Power-over-Ethernet switches to be sold into enterprises by service providers as managed service customer premises equipment (CPE). And Ciena announced availability of the 3938vi Service Virtualization Switch, an Ethernet CPE platform with virtualized network function (VNF) integration. Read More

Enterprises lukewarm to SDNs
Cultural, legacy, business case issues create adoption gap with cloud providers. Read More


Gaining Clarity from the Chaos of Cloud Adoption
While enterprises recognize the risks and consequences of the phenomenon known as 'Shadow IT,' few have the ability to identify and reign in employee use of non-sanctioned, cloud-related services that could lead to potential liabilities and security issues. Learn More

Oracle completes its stack of cloud services
Oracle has launched a number of new cloud services that the company claims will provide enterprises with all the tools they need to run their operations in the cloud. Read More

VMware gets help to build and deploy cloud apps more easily
Working to make its public cloud more competitive, VMware has partnered with Bitnami to make using open source apps and development environments on vCloud Air easy. Read More

Microsoft needs SDN for Azure cloud
Microsoft's Azure couldn't scale without SDN. The Microsoft cloud, through which the company's software products are delivered, has 22 hyper-scale regions around the world. Azure storage and compute usage is doubling every six months, and Azure lines up 90,000 new subscribers a month. Read More


First Look: How will Windows 10 play on tablets

How does Windows 10, which Microsoft has been trying to make friendlier for desktops and notebooks, fare on tablets?


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