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By Dana Gardner | Curated canvas of impactful news and analysis from cloud, mobile, big data and social topics of interest. More at @Dana_Gardner on Twitter.

Left behind: Who suffers in the cloud shift

Market research firm Gartner states that $111 billion worth of IT spending will shift to the cloud in 2016, and the number will almost double to $216 …

Cloud Computing

Big data integrator Talend pops 56% in Nasdaq debut, raising $94.5M

French/American big data startup Talend made its debut as a public company today with a pop. After pricing its shares at $18 last night (above the expected range of $15-17), the company began trading on Nasdaq under the ticker TLND at $27.99, up 55.5% on its IPO price, giving the company an implied …

Big Data

A Tradeshift Outlook: Go Big or Go Home

Three years ago, Jason Busch and I attended Tradeshift’s analyst day and we were intrigued by the potential of this platform-based e-invoicing …

Mexico

Oracle buys NetSuite in $9.3 billion deal

(Reuters) - Oracle Corp said it agreed to acquire NetSuite Inc, a cloud-based software services provider, in a deal valued at about $9.3 billion.<p>Oracle's $109 per share offer is at a 19 percent premium to Netsuite's Wednesday close.<p>(Reporting by Anya George Tharakan in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil …

Oracle

Citrix & LogMeIn complete complicated, tax-free sort-of merger

LogMeIn, the makers of the popular remote desktop software as well as IT security and conferencing offerings, will become part of a Citrix subsidiary …

Ransomware

The Open Group Austin 2016 Event Highlights

By Loren K. Baynes, Director, Global Marketing Communications, The Open Group During the week of July 18th, The Open Group hosted over 200 attendees …

Open Source

Sauce Labs selects Sumo Logic for machine data analytics

Sumo Logic, the leading cloud-native, machine data analytics service, today announced Sauce Labs, the world’s largest cloud-based platform for …

Analytics

How the Citrix Technology Professionals Program Produces User Experience Benefits from Greater Ecosystem Collaboration

The next BriefingsDirect thought leadership panel discussion focuses on how expert user communities around technologies and solutions create powerful …

Collaboration

BriefingsDirect

<b>T</b>he next BriefingsDirect security market transformation discussion focuses on the implications of the European Parliament’s recent approval of the …

Privacy

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How the Citrix Technology Professionals Program produces user experience benefits from greater ecosystem collaboration

<b>T</b>he next BriefingsDirect thought leadership panel discussion focuses on how expert user communities around technologies and solutions create powerful …

UX Design

Cycle Management for Buy-Side Contracts

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Privacy

Tableau 10 Puts Control Back In IT Hands

Data visualization platform provider Tableau is updating its flagship product with new features that give oversight and data governance control back …

Business Technology

It’s the data, stupid: Why database admins are more important than ever

It may not be all about the tables anymore, but the DBA role is still essential—even if the person doing it doesn't have the title. (credit: Michael …

Databases

BriefingsDirect

<b>T</b>he next BriefingsDirect security market transformation discussion explores how airline Allegiant Air solved its payment card industry (PCI) problem …

Security

How IT4IT helps turn IT into a transformational service for digital business innovation

Innovation

DevOps by design: A practical guide to effectively ushering DevOps into any organization

By Dana Gardner, President and Principal Analyst, Interarbor Solutions<p><b>The next BriefingsDirect DevOps innovation case study highlights how Cognizant</b> …

Securing Data Provides Canadian Online Bank Rapid Path to New Credit Card Business

The next BriefingsDirect data and security transformation use-case scenario describes how Tangerine Bank in Toronto has improved its speed to new …

Credit Cards

Securing data provides Canadian online bank rapid path to new credit card business

<b>T</b>he next BriefingsDirect data and security transformation use-case scenario describes how Tangerine Bank in Toronto has improved its speed to new …

Credit Cards

Use Big Data to analyze and optimize network performance for on demand video

Vincent Xu, Software Development Manager & Ben Smith, Product Marketing Manager<p>Predictive Analytics is complex—especially with the volume of Big Data …

CPO Expert Joanna Martinez Extolls the Virtues of Redesigning Procurement for Strategic Business Agility

The next BriefingsDirect business innovation thought leadership discussion focuses on how companies are exploiting technology advances in procurement …

Procurement

CPO expert Joanna Martinez extols the virtues of redesigning procurement for strategic business agility

<b>T</b>he next BriefingsDirect business innovation thought leadership discussion focuses on how companies are exploiting technology advances in procurement …

Procurement

Tableau 10 to feature data mashups, more IT management tools

Tableau Software is expected to release the next major upgrade of its popular data visualization software, Tableau 10, within a couple of weeks. …

Information Architecture

Containers going mainstream, but deployment still a headache

<i>(c)iStock.com/Sjoerd van der Wal</i><p>A survey of 200 IT professionals surveyed by IT and cloud operations provider NetEnrich has revealed that 70% are …

Former IBM Cloud Chief Sets Sights on Hot Security Market

StackPath will offer range of cybersecurity services via subscription.<p>Lance Crosby, who co-founded SoftLayer, the cloud computing company IBM bought three years ago for about $2 billion, is finally ready to talk about StackPath, his cybersecurity startup.<p>It’s a well-funded effort; StackPath has …

IBM

Workday Buys Big Data Specialist Platfora to Strengthen Cloud Financial Apps

The technology will be folded into the company’s cloud software.<p>Cloud HR software pioneer Workday WDAY , which has been aggressively pitching its financial management applications, is buying big data analysis startup Platfora to lend more credibility to that message.<p>Terms of the deal weren’t …

Business Intelligence

Customer Advocacy: The Time is Now

Imagine if you could turn passionate customer interactions into a strategic and competitive differentiator? If you could package those interactions …

Wyse Sales Chief Stepping Down, Layoffs Coming As Dell's VDI Focus Shifts To VMware, Citrix

The top sales executive at Dell’s Wyse cloud client computing business is leaving the company, with a wider shakeup of the unit underway that will …

VMware

HPE's Itanium server refresh should come in mid-2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise plans to refresh its Itanium server range around the middle of next year, employing Intel's long-promised "Kittson" successor to the current Itanium 9500 series ("Poulson") chips.News of the server update plans comes from Ken Surplice, category manager for …