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    1. PayPal Says It Loves Its OpenStack-Based Private Cloud, But Does That Mean It's Ditching VMware?

      Explore crn.com (Mar 24 2015)

      PayPal Says It Loves Its OpenStack-Based Private Cloud, But Does That Mean It's Ditching VMware?

      PayPal is a big VMware customer that also says it's getting great results from using OpenStack. Does this mean PayPal is going to ditch VMware? That point of debate has once again come to the fore.

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      Comment Mentions:   VMware

    2. Amazon Web Services Launches Managed Service Provider Program With 6 Partners

      Explore crn.com (Mar 24 2015)

      Amazon Web Services Launches Managed Service Provider Program With 6 Partners

      The MSPs all were certified through third-party auditors to offer managed services on Amazon's cloud.

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      Comment Mentions:   Amazon

    3. Docker's No Flash in the Pan

      Explore LinuxInsider (Mar 24 2015)

      Docker's No Flash in the Pan

      Docker -- the open source application container technology that has drawn broad interest from the enterprise IT industry -- recently marked its second birthday since its launch in March 2013. Judging by its growth and traction thus far, and the example set by such open source projects as Linux, Hadoop, Android, OpenStack and Cloud Foundry, expect big things from this young open source software project and community.

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      Comment Mentions:   cloud computing   open source   VMware

    4. Telecom firm TeraGo bundles its enterprise cloud services

      Explore Home - The Globe and Mail (Mar 24 2015)

      Telecom firm TeraGo bundles its enterprise cloud services

      Bundling is a common concept in the retail-focused telecom world but still relatively novel in the enterprise space in Canada, says CEO Stewart Lyons

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      Comment Mentions:   cloud computing

    5. Cisco Pulls Ahead In Enterprise UC Race Against Microsoft

      Explore crn.com (Mar 24 2015)

      Cisco Pulls Ahead In Enterprise UC Race Against Microsoft

      Cisco Systems' enterprise UC collaboration market revenues grew 9 percent from the third quarter to the fourth quarter, according to Synergy Research Group.

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      Comment Mentions:   Microsoft   IBM   Cisco

    6. Apple Acquires Durable Database Company FoundationDB (Matthew Panzarino/TechCrunch)

      Explore Techmeme (Mar 24 2015)

      Apple Acquires Durable Database Company FoundationDB (Matthew Panzarino/TechCrunch)

      Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch: Apple Acquires Durable Database Company FoundationDB  —  Apple has acquired FoundationDB, a company that specializes in speedy, durable NoSQL databases, TechCrunch has learned.  —  A notice on the FoundationDB site notes that it's no longer offering downloads of its database software.

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      Comment Mentions:   Apple

    7. Machine consciousness: Big data analytics and the Internet of Things

      Explore Ars Technica (Mar 24 2015)

      Machine consciousness: Big data analytics and the Internet of Things

      During my visit to General Electric's Global Research Centers in San Ramon, California, and Niskayuna, New York, last month, I got what amounts to an end-to-end tour of what GE calls the "Industrial Internet." The phrase refers to the technologies of cloud computing and the "Internet of Things" applied across a broad swath of GE's businesses in an effort to squeeze better performance and efficiency from the operations of everything from computer-controlled manufacturing equipment to gas turbine engines and power plants. It's an ambitious effort that GE is hoping to eventually sell to other companies as a ...

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      Comment Mentions:   Google   cloud computing

    8. Harnessing IoT As A Service For The Enterprise

      Explore crn.com (Mar 24 2015)

      Harnessing IoT As A Service For The Enterprise

      Zebra Senior Vice President Philip Gerskovich talks about the business-to-business and enteprise applications for IoT-as-a-Service.

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    9. Joyent Launches Triton, Its New Container Infrastructure For Easier Docker Deployments (Frederic Lardinois/TechCrunch)

      Explore Techmeme (Mar 24 2015)

      Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch: Joyent Launches Triton, Its New Container Infrastructure For Easier Docker Deployments  —  Joyent today announced the launch of Triton, its new container infrastructure for making Docker deployments in on-premise clouds and on its own cloud architecture easier.

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    10. Here's How Your Customers Think About Cloud Adoption

      Explore IT Best of Breed (Mar 24 2015)

      Here's How Your Customers Think About Cloud Adoption

      Questions, concerns and best practices that you'll need to be ready for if you're going to win business and outlive the competition in the coming cloud stampede.Via itbestofbreed.com

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      Comment Mentions:   cloud computing

    11. 60% of U.S. It Decision Makers Trust The Cloud With Sensitive Data

      Explore forbes.com (Mar 24 2015)

      60% of U.S. It Decision Makers Trust The Cloud With Sensitive Data

      54% of IT decision makers globally reported keeping sensitive information in the cloud. Cloud environments (46%) outpace databases (37%) and file servers (29%) as the location perceived as being the greatest risk by enterprise organizations. 80% of enterprises globally are making use of cloud environments according to the latest Ovum study. These and [...]

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      Comment Mentions:   cloud computing

    12. What Can Big Data Ever Tell Us About Human Behavior?

      Explore forbes.com (Mar 24 2015)

      What Can Big Data Ever Tell Us About Human Behavior?

      We are now solidly in the era of big data, where computers are capturing and processing the details of everything we do with all our interconnected devices in real time. Businesses see this as the Holy Grail for finally being able to predict who, where, and when customers will buy [...]

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      Comment Mentions:   Google

    13. Good Bye VMware, Hello OpenStack. PayPal Axes Virtualization Giant

      Explore forbes.com (Mar 24 2015)

      Good Bye VMware, Hello OpenStack. PayPal Axes Virtualization Giant

      A couple of years ago (almost to the day) Forbes covered the suggestion that PayPal was going to drop VMware from its infrastructure in favor of OpenStack. The article actually impacted upon VMware's share price for a time and it only surfaced later that PayPal was only making an initial foray [...]

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      Comment Mentions:   VMware

    14. Storage Made Easy Chases A New Model In File Sharing And Collaboration

      Explore forbes.com (Mar 24 2015)

      Storage Made Easy Chases A New Model In File Sharing And Collaboration

      One thing that the Box IPO showed the world is that there is incredible competition in the enterprise file sharing and synchronization (EFSS) space. While Box and Dropbox are the poster children (and aggressive competitors) in the standalone cloud EFSS space, they're not alone. Platform vendors such as Salesforce.com, Microsoft, [...]

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      Comment Mentions:   Microsoft   Amazon   Salesforce.com

    15. Use this phone at work? You could be at risk of eavesdropping thanks to unpatched flaw

      Explore Graham Cluley (Mar 23 2015)

      Use this phone at work? You could be at risk of eavesdropping thanks to unpatched flaw

      Cisco has warned that hackers could eavesdrop upon your private communications, thanks to an unpatched firmware flaw in some of its small business phones.

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      Comment Mentions:   Cisco