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Expert: Threats To Secure Cloud Operations Are Evolving
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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John Howie, former COO of the Cloud Security Alliance, says secure providers aren't enough; threats to users are evolving fast.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/30/2017
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4 Trends In 2017 That Every Developer Needs To Understand
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Developers need to be ready for the opportunities that quantum computing, big data, and mixed reality might bring to all computing sectors, including commercial computing, in 2017.
By Martin Puryear, Head of Curriculum and Technology at Coding Dojo , 2/3/2017
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Big Data Facts Highlight Its Trendsetting Surge
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As big data takes hold in the business world, the cloud enables small and mid-sized businesses to take advantage of the concept.
By Curt Cornum, Vice President-Chief Solution Architect, Insight Enterprises , 2/2/2017
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It's Still 'Intel Inside', But Now Intel's Inside The Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Intel re-architects x86 toward the needs of the cloud, builds in management features for large scale server power savings.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/1/2017
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What To Consider When Hiring Data Science Talent
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Dealing with the data science talent crunch isn't just about competing for talent; it also requires the right data science strategy to help the analytics team be effective and efficient.
By Guest Commentary Guest Commentary, 2/1/2017
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Agile Is King, But Continuous Integration Is An Elusive Goal
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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A Dimension Data survey of development professionals found most enterprises have adopted agile methods, but only 14% can update hourly.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/31/2017
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What 2017 Will Bring for the Analytics Field
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Enterprises have plenty of data; now it's time to put that data to work, answering questions such as "why" and "what's next".
By Ketan Karkhanis, GM of Salesforce Analytics Cloud , 1/30/2017
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Expert: Threats To Secure Cloud Operations Are Evolving
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
John Howie, former COO of the Cloud Security Alliance, says secure providers aren't enough; threats to users are evolving fast.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/30/2017
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Target CIO Transforms Retailer With In-house Talent, Agile
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Target hired Tesco veteran Mike McNamara 18 months ago as CIO and Chief Digital Officer to transform the company's IT and software development organization. Here's what he did.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/27/2017
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5 Security Considerations For The Hybrid Cloud
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Even though your infrastructure, applications, and data are off in the cloud, don't assume that you are off the hook when it comes to compliance. You are still responsible for that data.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 1/27/2017
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IT Service Management In Disruption, Moving Toward Automation
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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A wave of change is sweeping through the suppliers of ITSM, reflecting the enhanced ability to add analytics and automation to the field.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/26/2017
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Harnessing Analytics' Disruptive Power
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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For a company, product, or service to be disruptive, it takes more than technology. Analytics can point you to your opportunities.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/26/2017
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Bridging the Hybrid Developer Divide
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While companies strive to evolve and innovate with concepts such as cloud and DevOps, one challenge is to keep pace with new skills in the IT group.
By Angel Luis Diaz, IBM VP, Cloud Technology and Architecture , 1/26/2017
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Nokia: Don't Be Too Quick To Dismiss Private Cloud Savings
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Nokia's total cost of ownership study finds most enterprises can save 25% of data center costs by converting it to private cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/25/2017
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Future Software-Defined Datacenters Defined by Abstraction and Hardware Commoditization
Liviu Arsene, Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender
IT decision makers need to understand the use cases and risks associated with software-defined datacenters and the role hyperconvergence plays in an SDDC.
By Liviu Arsene Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender, 1/25/2017
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What Happens When a Customer of IT Becomes an IT Leader
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When an executive shifts from being supported by IT to leading IT, one opportunity is to become a more customer-centric IT organization.
By Atticus Tysen, CIO and Senior VP, Intuit , 1/24/2017
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Achieve Application And Data Visibility In The Cloud
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
IT organizations need visibility into the cloud when their applications and infrastructure are out there. Without such visibility, well, you are flying blind.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 1/24/2017
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How Kubernetes Came To Lead The Container Management Pack
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Kubernetes advocate points to software's roots inside Google, its self-healing features and its container cluster know-how.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/24/2017
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Deep-Seated Container Vulnerability Found, Corrected
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Researchers at SUSE and Docker turned up a previously unknown vulnerability in container operations and issued a patch.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/23/2017
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5 Business Cases For Containers
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
While containers offer an organization technical benefits, don't overlook their business benefits, such as cost savings and flexibility.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 1/19/2017
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Private Cloud In Retreat, Public Cloud To Fore: Report
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Our '2017 State of Cloud' report finds private cloud losing its viability and hybrid cloud operations too complex; public cloud use advancing.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/19/2017
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