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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.

Hybrid Cloud: The IT leader’s guide

How are IT leaders using hybrid cloud? What are the keys to hybrid cloud security? What is multi-cloud vs. hybrid cloud? Our comprehensive guide …

Hybrid Clouds

The difference between Hybrid and Multi-Cloud for the Enterprise

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Cloud computing still presents the single biggest opportunity for enterprise companies today. Even though cloud-based …

Hybrid Clouds

HPE Launches $2 Billion Stock Buyback Plan This Year

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise continued to re-engineer itself on Thursday by approving a $2 billion stock buyback for its new fiscal year. Overall, the …

Stocks

TCO and integration concerns still clog cloud adoption

Businesses are still worried about the total cost of ownership and integration with other company systems when moving to the cloud, according to a …

Hybrid Clouds

HPE details 2018 strategy

Meg Whitman discusses restructuring as focus on higher-margin business intensifies

Meg Whitman

The role of hybrid IT with digital transformation: IDC

How hybrid IT models are impacting digitalization effortsDigital transformation is impacting a host of industries, including media, healthcare, …

Wireless

BrandPost: How to Use Container Stacking to Drive Cloud Savings of Up to 80%

As enterprises push more application workloads into public clouds such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud, high cost is …

Amazon Web Services

Lack of transparency obscures public cloud costs

The average organisation is using only 37% of its cloud-based servers, according to a new study from Quocirca for hyper-converged infrastructure …

Hybrid Clouds

New survey highlights the benefits and challenges of a DevOps adoption

A new report has revealed successful DevOps implementations are reliant on whether or not companies have a well thought out plan and a clear …

DevOps

MongoDB skyrockets 33% on its first day of trading (MDB)

• <b>Mongo DB jumped more than 30% on its first day of trading.</b>• <b><br>The company isn't profitable but is working on improving that.</b><p>MongoDB, a database provider, jumped on its first day of trading.<p>Shares closed up more than 33% on the day of its initial public offering. The company priced its IPO at $24 a …

MongoDB

Docker and HPE have an opinion on public cloud hosting - Microservices Matters

Mike Brito, sales engineering manager at HPE, explains to attendees of the Docker MTA Roadshow the basics of their MTA program.<p>Docker and Hewett …

Cloud Computing

Inside story on HPC’s AI role in Bridges 'strategic reasoning' research at CMU

<b>T</b>he next BriefingsDirect high performance computing (HPC) success interview examines how strategic reasoning is becoming more common and capable -- …

Microsoft launch comparison tool for AWS and Azure

Microsoft has released a new tool to help IT decision makers understand the differences and similarities between Azure and Amazon Web Services …

Microsoft Azure

HPE places bets on edge computing, IoT, hybrid and plans to streamline operations again

HPE's biggest bet is that IoT will rely on more compute at the edge of the network. Meanwhile, HPE plans to streamline under a program called HPE …

Internet of Things

Despair, happiness and inflated expectations in the new world of ‘serverless’ computing

French fries didn’t originate in France, Bombay duck is a fish, and catgut actually comes from sheep. To the list of life’s misnomers can be added …

Cloud Computing

Citrix endorses tool that lets vSphere manage Xen Server

In Citrix's world, you'd do this to leave vSphere. In the real world? This is silo-savingCitrix has endorsed a third-party product that lets you …

Virtualization

The Data Viz That’s Helping Transform A $45 Billion Company

“People told us they had tears in their eyes because they could finally see what was happening.”<p>“Like every proper nerd, I love trains,” says Moritz Stefaner, one of the demigods of contemporary data visualization.<p>A year ago, Stefaner was offered a job by Christian Au, a manager at Deutche Bahn …

Trains

Why you need Hybrid IT

IT organizations are shifting to become strategists and internal service providers in the Hybrid IT model. In this podcast, learn how converged and …

Cloud Computing Is a Board-Level Strategic Issue

Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images<p>Cloud computing is both old and new. The availability of on-demand computing power is as old as the “time-sharing” …

Cloud Computing

Gartner: global public cloud service revenues to exceed $260bn in 2017 | Cloud Computing

A new report from independent research and advisory firm Gartner has been revealed, with the firm predicting that global cloud service expenditure …

Cloud Computing

Artificial intelligence to transform cloud market

Artificial intelligence will have a transformative effect on the cloud market over the next decade, according to the Asia Cloud Computing Association …

Artificial Intelligence

While Amazon and Microsoft battle in the cloud wars, this startup quietly built a $175 million business by picking up their slack (AMZN, MSFT, GOOG, GOOGL)

DigitalOcean<p><b>DigitalOcean is a cloud computing startup based in New York, competing with Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure by focusing on</b> …

Amazon Web Services

Cloud computing spending is growing even faster than expected

Most new features are being offered by vendors as cloud services only.<p><i>Video: The cloud is getting smarter -- Oracle's all in for AI</i><p>Spending on cloud …

Cloud Computing

Scott Lowe on LinkedIn: “Shadow IT is an opportunity…

Shadow IT is an opportunity and a threat. For years, I’ve seen people discuss “shadow IT” as something to crush. It’s unauthorized and, therefore, …

Collaboration