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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.

For IT in 2018, Think Change and Change Again

Even with the ongoing new developments in core technologies, IT organizations are facing dramatic changes in how they work in 2018 as they embrace …

Big Data

Open standards and innovation in the enterprise

Originally written by Nick Ismail on Information AgeA harsh economic reality is that large enterprises have to implement digital and global business …


Retail gets a makeover thanks to data-driven insights, edge computing, and revamped user experiences

BigData: Article<p>The Connected Consumer for Retail offering takes the cross-channel experience and enhances it for the brick-and-mortar …

Big Data

Ormuco Fuels Global Expansion of Ormuco Stack, Announces Partnerships with ALSO, Oi, VEON

MONTREAL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#cloud--In collaboration with HPE, Ormuco has recently signed deals with ALSO, Oi and VEON to offer cloud services in …

How smart IoT will change regulatory compliance enforcement

Civic analytics—harnessing data analytics capabilities to improve government services—is not wholly new. For example, smart tax systems are improving …

Public Administration

Simplifying Hybrid IT for a Successful Digital Transformation

<i>By Gary Thome, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for the Software-Defined and Cloud Group at Hewlett Packard Enterprise</i><p>One size fits all …

Digital Transformation

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The Open Group - Meeting the IT4IT™ Standard


How to Deploy Consul in GCP using Terraform: Your First Step towards DevOps Automation

Infrastructure as Code (IaC) has gotten a lot of attention recently. It uses code to manage the configuration and automation of your application’s …


Retail gets a makeover thanks to data-driven insights, edge computing, and revamped user experiences

<b>T</b>he next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer vertical industry disruption solutions interview explores how intelligence, edge computing, and a …

Customer Experience

Waste not, want not: The downside of digital - Article - HPE Cloud28+

By Xavier Poisson Gouyou Beauchamps<p>12 Feb 2018<p>| Compute; Policy & Projects; Cloud28+; Success Stories; digital; Medium Enterprise; Storage; Very …


User self-service challenges mount in multi-cloud computing


Rise of the data protection officer, the hottest tech ticket in town

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - They may not have the cachet of entrepreneurs, or geek chic of developers, but data protection officers are suddenly the hottest properties in technology.<p>When Jen Brown got her first certification for information privacy in 2006, few companies were looking for people …


Four tips to manage costs in a multi-cloud architecture


How hybrid IT demand fuels the multi-cloud computing trend

Guided by senior executive goals for digital transformation, more organizations are increasing their use of cloud computing technologies. The typical …

VMware merger is 'worst-case scenario', would devalue it by $28bn - analysts

Analysts at Morgan Stanley question the shareholder value from a 'reverse merger' between VMware and Dell Technologies


HPE Leads Data Center Server Market, IHS Says

Enterprises continue to be the biggest server buyers — for now.

Dell EMC

SAP Ariba Live: Inspiring an Inclusive Future

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Diversity and inclusion are two very powerful words. And when many people hear them, they think of two other …

Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Citrix swallows Cedexis to give NetScaler more multi-cloud cred

Nobody wants slow SaaS or cross-cloud comms, but Citrix wants you to cough up to stop itCitrix has bought traffic optimisation company Cedexis for an …


Cloud adoption is up but 35 percent of spend is wasted

The dash to move data and applications to the cloud shows no signs of slowing down, but while the adoption of cloud solutions is up there are still …

Microsoft Azure


We’ll now learn how Deloitte and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) are helping traditional retailers -- as well as hospitality organizations and …


Amazon cloud lead shrinks as Microsoft Azure growth explodes

The majority of enterprises have adopted a multi-cloud strategy, according to a Right Scale report.<p>Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? …

Amazon Web Services

IDG Contributor Network: Cloud strategy: hybrid and multi cloud are not the same

IDC tells us that most companies are using more than one cloud and that cloud usage isn’t just about cost savings. Three out of every four companies …

Hybrid Clouds

CloudBees' Codeship acquisition signals DevOps consolidation


Three ways to relieve hybrid IT stress

Rigorous testing, continuous education and visibility into hybrid-cloud environments can help IT managers breathe easier.

Government Technology

Red Hat CIO talks open hybrid cloud, next-generation IT

Red Hat

Citrix Acquires Cedexis to Improve App Performance in Hybrid Clouds

Citrix will integrate Cedexis’ programmable traffic steering technology into its portfolio.

Hybrid Clouds

IT Science Case Study: Docker Helps HudsonAlpha Lab Get More Efficient

HudsonAlpha sought to create more standardization and best practices to unify IT operations to support all types of applications in a hybrid cloud …


5G won't just be fast, it'll do the ML-fuelled self-optimisation thing

That's if the ITU can get telcos talking standards, and it looks like it canThere's a race to apply machine learning to networking applications …

Internet of Things