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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.

Cloud computing grows 7 times faster than the rest of IT

The public cloud just keeps on growing, with increases in spending on cloud services and infrastructure easily outpacing overall IT spending. And it …

Cloud Computing

IDC says global spending on public cloud services to hit $122.5bn in 2017

<i>(c)iStock.com/HYWARDS</i><p>Global spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will hit $122.5 billion by the end of this year at an increase of …

Salesforce builds out ecosystem for Health Cloud, adds better patient targeting, risk scoring

The company is clearly betting that the health care food chain will start acting more like businesses and use CRM tools to treat patients like …

Health Care

Three IoT UX design lessons of the Amazon Echo

Designing great user interfaces in the internet of things relies on three core principles: simplicity, interoperability and value appreciation. The …

Who wins the three-way cloud battle? Google vs. Azure vs. AWS

When choosing a cloud platform, newcomers may only look at the cost, but many different business needs should be taken care of before making the final call. We hope to help you get a clear perspective on three major cloud platforms.<p>Right now, there are three main players in the market: Google Cloud …

Cloud Computing

DraaS-tic times call for DraaS-tic measures in VMware's cloud

Disaster-recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) is an obvious service to run in the cloud, as the business of operating secondary sites is costly and …

Cloud Computing

Here’s Why The Future Belongs To Multi-Cloud

Multi-cloud has been discussed within the cloud computing industry for a while, but challenges of interoperability and complexities have often …

Cloud Computing

IBM and Tech 'Dinosaurs' Still Alive and Well

<i>This commentary originally appeared on</i> <i>Real Money Pro at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 17.</i> <i>Click here</i><i> to learn about this dynamic market information service for</i> …

IBM

HPE Completes Acquisition of SimpliVity - SimpliVity

<i>By</i> <i>Ric Lewis, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software-Defined and Cloud Group</i><p>Last month, HPE announced plans to …

Cloud Computing

How HPE's new security-at-the-edge solution will protect and empower more IoT innovation

HP Enterprise unveiled a new service at RSA 2017 that can protect data-at-rest, data-in-motion, and data-in-memory. We spoke with HPE about how its …

Tech Industry

OCSL Sets its Sights on the Nirvana of Hybrid IT—Attaining the Right Mix of Hybrid Cloud for its Clients

<i>Transcript of a discussion on how enterprises are determining the proper mix of converged, hyper-converged, and software-defined infrastructures</i> …

HPE Closes $650M SimpliVity Acquisition, Says First Combined Solutions With DL380 Will Ship In May

Hewlett Packard Enterprise on Friday said it has closed its acquisition of hyper-converged infrastructure pioneer SimpliVity, and that its customers …

The Four Horsemen of the Hybrid Cloud Apocalypse - Vision of the Business Defined Data Center

EMA estimates that enterprises today waste over 50% of their IT budgets on inefficient application workload placement, configuration and management. …

HPE Unveils 'Futureproof' 3PAR Storage Operating System

Flash users are realizing that pure-play all-flash systems cannot address the new requirements arising from a so-called "third wave" of flash …

Gene Kim's 7 secrets of DevOps success

When Gene Kim and fellow co-authors Kevin Behr and George Spafford published <i>The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business</i> …

DevOps

Docker's tops for devops, AWS is the cloud king

Docker is the king of devops tools, hybrid cloud is beating public-only and private-only clouds, and Microsoft Azure is making sizable headway in …

DevOps

Serverless Computing: AWS vs. Azure

Recently, a new kind of cloud computing has been getting more attention from the media and enterprise customers. Serverless computing, also known as …

Cloud Computing

Arista Networks Stock Soars After Hours On Earnings, Sales Beat

<b>Arista Networks</b> (ANET), a fierce rival of <b>Cisco Systems</b> (CSCO), late Thursday said fourth-quarter non-GAAP earnings rose 30% with revenue jumping 34%, …

Markets

HPE Unleashes New Enterprise Data Security, IoT Solutions For Partners At RSA 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's SecureData for Hadoop and Internet of Things addition are the latest example of the company's commitment to sell more …

Internet of Things

DXC Technology to emerge from CSC and HPE Enterprise Services merger

DXC Technology will be the name of the new $26 billion IT services company formed by the proposed merger of CSC and HPE's Enterprise Services …

Innovation

Get HPE Vertica for $1,000 per TB*! - Vertica

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HPE Expands Big Data and IoT Security Capabilities

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced new security capabilities at the RSA Conference to help protect Big Data and IoT workloads as well as …

Google Cloud Spanner Database Service Melds SQL, NoSQL Technologies

Google's Cloud Spanner service blends the best features of relational systems and NoSQL databases to provide transactional consistency and high …

Databases

One third of U.S. companies breached last year, study

A third of companies in the U.S. were breached in 2016, according to a study from Bitdefender issued on Tuesday.<p>And nearly three-quarters of those …

Cybersecurity

Nutanix, HPE and Cisco top 451 rankings for servers and converged infrastructure

<i>(c)iStock.com/danleap</i><p>Nutanix is the leading vendor for converged infrastructure ahead of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Cisco, while the latter …

A Look into the Future of IT: Composability

By Paul Miller, HPE Vice President of Marketing, Software-defined and Cloud Group<p>Composable infrastructure is a relatively new term in the IT world. …

Cloud Computing

Welcome to the Era of Great Data Center Consolidation

"Friends don't let friends build data centers," said Charles Phillips, chief executive officer of Infor, a business software maker, about two years …

Cloud Computing

HPE claims latest 3PAR OS shrinkwrapper better protects data

HPE says its latest 3PAR OS, v 3.3.1, has better data reduction, faster iSCI networking, upgraded data protection and an extra helping of automation …

Big Data