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Going to the Clouds: Survey Shows Broader Use of Cloud Services

The move of IT infrastructure from internally owned and operated systems to central, online, utility-like services seems both inevitable and …

PC Fixation Blinds Wall Street To Strategic Pivots By Intel, Microsoft: Thriving In The Post-PC World

It’s a tiresome routine. Every quarter Wall Street analysts calibrate their earnings estimates for Intel Intel, Microsoft Microsoft, Micron and other …

Should IT Scale Up Or Scale Out? Intel, EMC Committed to Both

A juxtaposition of events last week saw several major technology companies reveal key strategies and product updates that collectively served to …

Haswell Redesign of Intel Xeon E7 Made for Big Memory Workloads

Intel’s tick-tock CPU development strategy of alternating between process node shrinks and new microarchitectures has a long, consistent track record …

Computer Hardware

Calculating Total Cost Of AWS Deployments Is Easier Said Than Done

<i>A version of this article appeared on TechTarget SearchAWS as Calculating the true cost of AWS application development</i><p>Cloud services are an easy …

Former Allies Now Frenemies, Cisco and EMC Chart Similar Course To Maintain Dominance

As IT bluebloods like Cisco, EMC, Dell, HP and Oracle have morphed from product segment leaders into full stack IT providers it’s turned former …

EMC World 2015 Highlights: Building For The Cloud

<i>A version of this article appeared on TechTarget SearchSOA as EMC builds for cloud and next-generation applications</i><p>EMC World is the company’s …

Intel's Big Bet: Will Altera Assure Its Dominance Or Waste Its Money?

Intel isn’t a company known for being a spendthrift, but it just spent more on Altera than the combined total for all previous acquisitions. Intel …

Mergers & Acquisitions

AWS Logging Tools Simplify Automated Security Monitoring

<i>A version of this article appeared on SearchAWS as “AWS logging tools provide extra security“</i><p>Cloud denialism is on the wane, but the most persistent …

Intel Sees Future of FPGA-Accelerated Hardware, But it Requires New Software

With last week’s big Altera acquisition Intel made an expensive bet on a future of data center hardware that uses significantly more customized …

S&P 500

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